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PRESS RELEASE Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 04, 2012 (SKNIS): Youth in St. Kitts and Nevis are set to benefit as the CARICOM Secretariat’s Youth Desk rolls out its latest intervention to promote empowerment and self -dependency through entrepreneurship. Entrepreneur Ervin Welsh and youth activist Ian Richards were trained to deliver […]

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS TO PILOT REGIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME


PRESS RELEASE Operation Future in its ongoing work in developing proactive solutions to the issues of youth, crime and violence in the Federation is hosting a workshop on how to facilitate a program to teach healthy, non-violent techniques of expressing anger (Anger Management) at the Marriott Resort on August 22nd […]

Anger Management Training Workshop


THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 12 August 2012 Today’s generation of youth –the largest the world has ever known, and the vast majority of whom live in developing countries — has unprecedented potential to advance the well-being of the entire human family. Yet too many young people, including […]

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY MESSAGE



Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): The Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis has partnered with the Department of Youth Empowerment in support of a new business programme that will prepare youth to become drivers of the economy. The financial institution presented a cheque for $15,000.00 to facilitate an entrepreneurship initiative […]

DEVELOPMENT BANK SPONSORS YOUTH CAMP BUSINESS PROGRAMME


By Russell Williams I recently read a piece on the BBC website on how former West Indies Captain and batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan blamed the West Indies coaching setup for his poor form and eventual departure from West Indies cricket in 2010. The batsman went on to say how the coaching […]

It’s Simply not Cricket!


PRESS RELEASE (Education Media Unit – EMU) – St. Kitts, May 16, 2012: The recent launch of “Operation Keep Safe Keepsake” at Saddlers Secondary School brought community professionals together to assist youth in making positive decisions geared at enhancing the quality of their lives. Guidance Counsellors at the school noted […]

SEXUALITY PROJECT PROMOTES LIFESTYLE CHANGE IN SECONDARY SCHOOL




By Russell Williams Last week David Lake – Country Manager, St. Kitts-Nevis LIME became President of the St. Kitts-Nevis Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Leadership of such an organisation isn’t easy at the best of times, and we are certainly not in the best of times. Satisfied with the selection […]

A Precarious Future for the St. Kitts-Nevis Chamber of Industry ...


Seventy students and their teachers from seven secondary schools in the Federation participated in the first training seminar for this year’s Junior Achievement Company Program. The seminar was held at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Auditorium on Saturday January 28, 2012.

Junior Achievement Kicks Off with Entrepreneurial Training



PRESS RELEASE Global UNiTE Youth Forum: Leadership of young people in preventing and responding to violence against women and girls 22-24 May 2012, Bangkok,Thailand The first Global UNiTE Youth Forum , “Leadership of young people in preventing and responding to violence against women and girls”, will be held from 22 […]

Global UNiTE Youth Forum: Call for Nominations


Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 18, 2012 (SKNIS): Shaquille Fredericks and Tishanna Hazel will join youth from across the Region to discuss current issues affecting young people and how creative young minds can be empowered to become ethical leaders and agents of change through self-respect and compassion.

ROTARY TO SEND FREDERICKS AND HAZEL TO RYLA CONFERENCE


“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 Rev. Arlene Bruce-Williams LIFELINES Often, the word hope […]

HOPE- FOR A BETTER DAY