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(EMU) – St. Kitts Newly appointed St Kitts and Nevis Ambassador to UNESCO Dr. David Doyle has revealed that the Federation has distinguished itself as a nation which utilizes the resources of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to its advantage.

SKN IS LEADING THE WAY AT UNESCO


Basseterre, St Kitts This esteemed awardee, Mrs. Jacqulin Davis-Christopher, was born in the western most parish of Jamaica, Westmoreland; a parish that history credits as the home of a major event which changed the course of Jamaica’s history. In short, Westmoreland ushered in universal adult suffrage in the mid-1940s and […]

Tribute To Jacqulin Christopher, Jamaica 50 SKN Awardee


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




The Reparations Train is Not Coming – The Argument Against Reparations By Russell Williams The recent presentation by renowned activist and lawyer, Michael Lorne on Reparations for the National Slave Route Project and as part of St. Kitts-Nevis History and Heritage Month activities, presented a rather unique and compelling perspective. […]

The Reparations Train is Not Coming


By Orita Bailey Noted speaker, lawyer and activist Michael Lorne, in his lecture to the people of St. Kitts declared, that we the descendants of the millions of enslaved Africans deserved, had a right to REPARATION and were failing in our duty if we failed to pursue REPARATION from the […]

The Descendants of Enslaved Africans Deserve REPARATIONS



KL Staff Writer Michael Lorne, renowned lawyer, activist and reparation campaigner will be presenting the 5th UNESCO lecture in the series “Decolonization of The African Mind an Imperative to the Future”. At a press conference held by the UNESCO Slave Route Project Committee, to introduce Mr Lorne held yesterday, he […]

REPARATION Campaigner to Speak in St. Kitts


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


With 107 member states voting in favor of admission, the UNESCO’s General Conference admitted Palestine as a full member Monday (Oct. 31), raising its total number of member states to 195. The move also means the U.N. specialized agency will lose a quarter of its funding: 22 percent from the […]

UNESCO LOSES 1/4 OF ITS FUNDING AFTER PALESTINE ADMISSION



COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT “BUSINESS OF MUSIC INDUSTRY SKN WORKSHOP” OCT. 29TH 2011 ST. KITTS DEPT. OF CULTURE & UNESCO NATIONAL COMMISSION The St. Kitts Department of Culture in collaboration with the UNESCO National Commission is hosting a workshop entitled “Business of the Music Industry SKN” with Warren Cassell, Attorney at Law […]

“BUSINESS OF MUSIC INDUSTRY SKN WORKSHOP”


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