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Easter Read-A-Thon winner Morel Knight of the Tucker Clarke Primary School
Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   Avid reader Morel Knight of the Tucker Clarke Primary School was recently named overall winner of the 18th annual Charles A. Halbert Public Library Easter Read-A-Thon.   Morel competed against 34 children who hailed from George Moody Stewart Primary, Sky Academy, Immaculate Conception Catholic School, […]

Easter Read-A-Thon Promotes Good Reading Habits  


  COMMENTARY G.A.Dwyer Astaphan, Thursday, March 26, 2015   The Prime Minister announced last night that effective April 7, 2015, VAT will no longer be payable on food, medicine and funerals.   Now he and his colleagues must ensure that the savings actually reach consumers. This means that they must […]

Let’s Just Do It, Man!


Dr Cameron Wilkinson
ROTARY SPEAKS Presented By PP Cameron Wilkinson Basseterre, St Kitts (10 August 2013): One of the Past Presidents of the Rotary Club of Liamuiga (RCL), Dr. Cameron Wilkinson, presented a brief overview of the history of the RCL at the Club’s recent 2013 Installation & 10th Anniversary Awards Banquet held […]

Brief History of the Rotary Club of Liamuiga



Mrs Astona Browne - OECS Commissioner Designate
Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 8th 2011 (CUOPM) – Former Permanent Secretary in the defunct Ministry of National Security, Mrs. Astona Browne has been appointed St. Kitts and Nevis OECS Commissioner-designate and will head up the Regional Integration and Diaspora Affairs Unit.

Astona Browne Appointed OECS Commissioner-designate


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LaRocque told he gets an institution with an ambitious agenda BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, AUGUST 15TH 2011 CARICOM Chairman, St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has told the region’s top civil servant that he has been bequeathed an institution with an ambitious agenda whose scope is […]

PM Douglas Installs New CARICOM Secretary General


By Deniece Alleyne As a small child I was very much mesmerized by Africa. My parents took a keen interest in the developments in South Africa in the waning days of the Apartheid regime in the late 1980s and would take any opportunity to watch the struggle unfold on television. […]

In the Footsteps of the Ancestors – The UNESCO Slave ...



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The world’s oceans—which account for about 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface—are facing diverse challenges ranging from depleted fishery resources to the impacts of climate change, the deterioration of the marine environment, to issues of maritime safety and security, labour conditions for seafarers and the increasingly important issue of […]

WORLD OCEANS DAY 2011


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Basseterre, St. Kitts, The positive activities of young people in St. Kitts and Nevis will be celebrated in grand style by the Ministry of Youth Empowerment as it seeks to uplift the image of the youth population. Peace Corps Volunteer Connie Howard Leach is spearheading an initiative called the “25 […]

AWARD SHOWCASES MODEL YOUTH ACHIEVEMENTS


“LifeLines is a monthly column dedicated to addressing issues of mental, behavioural, and social health. The column appears on the 1st weekend of the month, and is written by professionals in the field of social work, mental health, and community medicine”. By Michele de la Coudray-Blake In the past few […]

Confronting and Understanding Suicide



The annual observance of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities was established in 1981. This day of observance aims to promote a better understanding of disability issues with a focus on the rights of persons living with disabilities in every aspect of their political, social, economic, and cultural life […]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities – December 3rd 2010



Published  Friday 20 March 2009 CASTRIES, St Lucia: OECS Chairman, Prime Minister Tillman Thomas of Grenada feels the current global economic downturn makes now an even more opportune time for small countries like those in the OECS to strengthen ties and work closer together. Thomas delivered the feature address at […]

Opportune Time for Deeper Integration Says OECS Chairman