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Map of St. Kitts showing the Location of the MAB reserve
By Orita Bailey St. Kitts and Nevis proudly became the first English Caribbean country to launch their Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme last week. At a one day workshop held at the FND conference room, the Executive Committee of the St. Kitts MAB was installed and began working on […]

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS MAB 2ND IN THE CARIBBEAN


PRESS RELEASE 12th April 2012 By Ambassador Irwin LaRocque (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Based on the history of frequency of hazard impacts and related social and economic losses, Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the most disaster-prone regions in the world. Understandably, then, the subject of […]

Resolve and Resilience in the Face of Risk


“Water Is Life-Every Drop Counts” PRESS RELEASE The Water Services Department is hosting a week of activities to celebrate World Water Day, which is held annually on March 22nd as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The […]

Water and Food Security



PRESS RELEASE The Secretary-General said this Inter-Sessional Meeting, should be remembered as the “initiator of this era of change.” He said the change would be taking place within an environment of reform within the Community, its Organs, Bodies and Institutions and take into account the way the Community’s affairs were […]

Communiqué Issued By Caribbean Community (Caricom), at The Heads Of ...


Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 17, 2012 Participants attending the January 24 to 27 Mobile Apps Workshop in St. Kitts will be challenged to unleash this aspect of technology as a tool for positive change. The workshop is organized by the Department of Information Technology and aims to provide the technical […]

APPS WORKSHOP CITES TECHNOLOGY AS TOOL FOR POSITIVE CHANGE


BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis is to benefit from a World Bank’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) US$8.75 million grant to ensure the long-term conservation and sustainable management of fragile marine ecosystems in the Eastern Caribbean, including the protection of over 100,000 hectares of marine habitat. Permanent […]

St. Kitts and Nevis Gets Funding To Manage Marine ...



BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JULY 21ST 2011 (CUOPM) – Chairman of the Caribbean Community CARICOM, Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis has called for an immediate halt to the transit of radioactive material through the Caribbean Sea; a practice he said is “unacceptable and injurious.”

CARICOM Calls for Immediate Halt to Radioactive Shipment Through Caribbean ...


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


Basseterre, St. Kitts, SKNIS): Several small and micro business owners are now one step closer to increasing their personal incomes through better management and increased productivity. This is the expected outcome of their attendance of a four-day workshop titled “Enhancing Small Business management through improved Literacy and Numeracy.” The training […]

SMALL BUSINESSES GAIN SKILLS TO INCREASE INCOME



PRESS RELEASE Consultant to the St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee, Dr Christine Walwyn departed for Glasgow, Scotland to attend the 3rd Commonwealth Games sport Development Conference, to be held in Glasgow Scotland from June 2nd and 3rd, 2010 under the theme “Achieving Sustainable Development – Building capacity in Communities, […]

St. Kitts & Nevis Olympic Committee, Inc


By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Consultant and former Caribbean Diplomat) At last a French President visited Haiti – a country that contributed greatly to France’s accumulation of wealth in the 18th Century and which France impoverished for a century after that. Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in devastated Haiti […]

France in Haiti: A fresh start by Sarkozy?