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Secretary-General’s Message for 2015   This year, as the UN prepares to adopt a new post-2015 sustainable development agenda in September, World Water Day highlights the essential and interconnected role of water. We rely on water for public health and equitable progress, it is essential for food and energy security, […]

TODAY IS WORLD WATER DAY!


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Basseterre, St.Kitts (Team UNITY Communications):- Unity Leader, Dr the Hon Timothy Harris, is leading the Team Unity on a listening tour of the manufacturing sector.  Dr Harris, a former Minister of International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer affairs, was accompanied by Hon Sam Condor, Hon Eugene Hamilton, Ian “Patches” Liburd, […]

Team Unity Commences Familiarization Tour of Manufacturing Sector


By Sir Ronald Sanders Earnings and employment generated by the rum industry in 14 CARICOM countries and the Dominican Republic (collectively CARIFORUM) are under siege and the entire industry could be severely diminished in a few years unless the governments of these countries take swift action. In previous commentaries, I […]

Rum Facing Devastating Double Whammy



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Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 29, 2012 (SKNIS): Residents of St. Kitts and Nevis will soon have a clearer understanding of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) thanks to a series of activities designed by the St. Kitts-based EPA Implementation Unit of the Ministry of International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

LOCALS TO BE UPDATED ON CARIFORUM-EU EPA OPPORTUNITIES



Glass bottles waiting to be made into jewellry
West African women, men, locals and obroni alike adorn themselves with necklaces, bracelets, and other jewelry made of beautifully coloured glass beads. This jewelry is typically inexpensive and one can own quite a few pieces and match your clothing with something different each day. Many people purchase loose beads and […]

Beads, beads, beads – Part 1



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BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, OCTOBER 10TH 2009 (CUOPM) The Nevisian-born President of the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce (CAIC), Mr. Carol Evelyn has warned of dire consequences for the region’s economic future if a single stock exchange is not created within the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping.

Nevis-Born CAIC President Calls For Single Regional Stock Exchange


now a historical keepsake BASSETERRE “Images and Insights of a Sugar Era” is the title given to a collection of poems written by Kittitians and Nevisians about the demise of the Sugar Industry.  The publication which is still hot off the press was given that title because it contains not […]

SUGAR POETRY BOOK-“Images and Insights of a Sugar Era”