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  COMMUNITY NOTICE   (EMU) – St. Kitts, The Youth For Human Rights Awareness Project will take a huge step on Saturday February 27th by way of its Human Rights Club Induction Workshop. The workshop which will be held at the Bird Rock Beach Hotel seeks to open discussions for […]

Youth for human rights awareness club to be launched


PRESS RELEASE   The NHCS regretfully informs the general public that our  History & Heritage Month ‘Evening with the Arts’ which was scheduled at  NEPAC  for tomorrow February 19th has been postponed until further notice.   We sincerely regret any inconvenience caused.  A new date will soon be aired. Nevis Historical and Conservation Society.

POSTPONEMENT OF “EVENING WITH THE ARTS”


Russell Williams Xavier Ruffin having watched the critically acclaimed Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men, became a Mad Black Man. His beef was that the show didn’t adequately represent black people, or people of colour to use politically correct language. Weiner argued that in the 1960’s there were few if any black […]

MAD BLACK MAN, DIDN’T STAY MAD, HE GOT EVEN!




By Orita Bailey The General Manager at the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park is very excited about the latest project being undertaken by the staff. The project to preserve and renovate the Sandy Point Customs Building and Post Office promises to be another great achievement for the Society.

NEW DEVELOPMENTS AT BRIMSTONE HILL FORTRESS NATIONAL PARK


PUBLIC LECTURE The University of West Indies has partnered with the UNESCO National Scientific Slave Route Project Committee to host the first of two public lectures starting at 7:00pm on Tuesday November 8th 2011 at its campus in The Gardens Basseterre St. Kitts. Students, Teachers, Principles, Citizens and the General […]

Resistance in St. Kitts



Charlestown,Nevis –(Friday, July 29th, 2011) Nevis will remember the 236 lives that were lost and the 99 survivor’s with a Memorial Service to commemorate the 41st Anniversary of the MV Christena Disaster which took place on August 01, 1970. This year’s service will be held on Monday, August 1st at […]

Nevis To Remember Christena Disaster With Memorial Service


By Orita Bailey The National Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project launched its activities Tuesday 19th July 2011 at the Open Campus of the University of the West Indies. In an opening ceremony under the patronage of His Excellency Sir Cuthbert Sebastian, GCMG, OBE, specially invited guests including The […]

UNESCO Slave Route Project Launch


Part One By Cameron St. Pierre Gill On the 10th of April 1965 the Society for the Restoration of Brimstone Hill was officially registered under the Companies Act. As the name suggests, the mandate of this nascent Civil Society Organization was to protect, preserve and where necessary carefully restore the […]

Preserving a Site of Outstanding Universal Value





The 5th Annual History and Heritage Week of Activities, held every year from the third week of February, will be officially launched by the Hon. Prime Minister at 7:45 pm on Saturday 13 via a radio and television broadcast on ZIZ. In Nevis, the Opening Ceremony, on Sunday 14th will […]

The 5th Annual History and Heritage Week of Activities