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  • Photo of CARICOM Chair issues Statement on St. Kitts-Nevis situation

    CARICOM Chair issues Statement on St. Kitts-Nevis situation

    On behalf of the Caribbean Community, I congratulate the people of St. Kitts and Nevis for the peaceful manner in which polling at the general elections was conducted yesterday, 16 February 2015.  In a preliminary report to the CARICOM Secretary-General, the Chief of the CARICOM Electoral Observation Mission stated that the process was generally orderly, despite some challenges. CARICOM is…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Observer Mission to St. Kitts-Nevis commends the people

    CARICOM Observer Mission to St. Kitts-Nevis commends the people

    The CARICOM Observer Mission has commended the people of St. Kitts and Nevis for their enlightened response to the challenges associated with Monday’s general elections. The Mission said the maturity of the people’s response resulted in the satisfactory conclusion of all the activities on Elections day. The commendation was contained in a Statement from the Head of the Mission, issued…

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  • CARICOM mounts Observer Mission for St. Kitts/Nevis Elections

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat will mount a small Electoral Observer Mission to monitor the general elections to be held in St. Kitts and Nevis on Monday 16 February 2015. The CARICOM Observer Mission will meet with St. Kitts/Nevis electoral officials, the leaders of political parties and other stakeholders. On the day of the Elections, the Observer Mission will monitor…

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  • Old boundaries to be used in St. Kitts-Nevis elections โ€“ Privy Council rules

    LONDON, Feb 12, CMC –The London-based Privy Council Thursday ruled that the St. Kitts-Nevis elections on February 16 will be held using the old voters list and the existing boundaries. The five-member panel of judges said it would later provide a written judgement. The Privy Council was asked to rule on whether or not the Easter Caribbean Court of Appeal was…

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  • Photo of St Kitts-Nevis voters head to the polls to elect new government

    St Kitts-Nevis voters head to the polls to elect new government

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Monday February 16, 2015, CMC – Voters in this twin island Federation are casting ballots to elect a new government with Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas urging them to ensure that his 20-year-old administration is returned to power for another five year-term. Douglas, 62, is seeking to become the first head of government in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to win five consecutive…

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  • Photo of OAS to monitor St. Kitts and Nevis February 16th General Election

    OAS to monitor St. Kitts and Nevis February 16th General Election

    BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, FEBRUARY 9TH 2015 (CUOPM) – The Washington-based Organization of American States (OAS) will be observing the general elections in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis next week. OAS Secretary General His Excellency Jose Miguel Insulza and St Kitts and Nevis’ Permanent Representative to the OAS, Her Excellency Jacinth Lorna Henry-Martin, signed an electoral observation mission agreement…

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  • โ€œVictory for Labour,โ€ as PM Douglas signals next election is last as St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party leader

    BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, FEBRUYARY 5TH 2015 (CUOPM) – Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr Denzil Douglas, who is seeking a fifth consecutive term in office, has signalled that the February 16th general election will be his last at the helm of the ruling St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP). “I have said to you I will not be here forever, it…

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  • Federation represented at Washington DC Summit on Energy

    BASSETERRE/WASHINGTON (JANUARY 27TH 2015 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis is being represented by a three-person delegation at the invitation from United States Vice President the Hon. Joe Biden to participate in a regional summit on Energy Security being held in Washington. The delegation members are Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy, Mr. Lenny Lake; St. Kitts and Nevis’…

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  • Empowerment continues for cultural industries workers in St. Kitts and Nevis

    Creative and Cultural Industry (CCI) workers in St. Kitts and Nevis have another opportunity to become empowered with knowledge about intellectual property right procedures at a National Copyright Seminar scheduled for 26 and 27 January, 2015. Organised by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in collaboration with the Intellectual Property Office of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Seminar is targeting…

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  • Photo of St. Kitts-Nevis Parliament dissolved, paving way for general elections

    St. Kitts-Nevis Parliament dissolved, paving way for general elections

    Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. Denzil Douglas on Friday announced he had advised the Governor General to dissolve Parliament with immediate effect. The Prime Minister’s announcement, made on the steps of Government Headquarters, followed an emergency sitting of Parliament on Friday which passed a resolution paving the way for the Governor General to sign a proclamation which…

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