St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas (right) and United States Ambassador to the Federation, His Excellency Larry Palmer
St. Kitts and Nevis will receive two new interceptor vessels under the “Secure Seas” programme next week.
United States Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis, His Excellency Larry Palmer, will be in the twin-island Federation to hand over the two vessels, a vehicle and equipment to the Federation’s Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas, who has ministerial responsibility for the Police and Defence Force. Continue reading →
Raheem Francis, Tahir Hanley and Jamar Smith with John Barnes and Digicel Representative
St. Kitts: As the Digicel Kick Start Clinics continue to roll through the Caribbean, England and Liverpool legend and Kick Start Head Coach, John Barnes on Saturday chose the top three lucky boys to go through to the Digicel Academy. Continue reading →
His Excellency Governor General Sir Cuthbert Sebastian G.C.M.G., O.B.E., MD
The long awaited re-enactment of the 1782 Battle of Brimstone Hill took place on Thursday 29th March before a large crowd of observers, at the historic fort. The Re-enactors were from the British Brigade, an organisation of enthusiasts from the United States and local members of the Defence Force. The re-enactment was part of the month long activities to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll in the Federation. Continue reading →
US Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano with Prime Minister of The Bahamas the Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham,with senior government officials from the United States, Caribbean,CARICOM) , and the Dominican Republic.
The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis along with other Caribbean nations have agreed with the United States on a range of measures to boost regional security including harmonized legislation that would allow for the seizure of assets used in illicit activities. Continue reading →
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon greets the crowd at a meeting at the headquarters of the U.N. Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO's General Conference admitted Palestine as a full member on Oct. 31. Photo by: Evan Schneider / UN
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 United States and 3 percent from Israel. At a same-day press briefing, State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland confirmed the United States will no longer contribute the $60 million it had planned to give in November. Continue reading →