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  • St. Kitts And Nevis Ranks Number One in CARICOM in The 2016 Doing Business Report

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 25, 2017 (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis has ranked number one in the CARICOM in the “2016 Doing Business Report”, says Kennedy DeSilva, Deputy Comptroller of Customs in the Office of the Comptroller, appearing on today’s radio-television show “Working for You.”   He said that the Customs and Excise Department has worked hard to become a…

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  • Photo of Youth in Agriculture – Focusing on youth agri-preneurs at CWA 2016

    Youth in Agriculture – Focusing on youth agri-preneurs at CWA 2016

    The Youth and Agriculture Programmes at the CARICOM Secretariat are collaborating to have a Youth Pavillion during the upcoming Caribbean Week of Agriculture in the Cayman Islands,  24-28 October 2016. There will be ten youth entrepreneurs exhibiting at the Youth Pavilion during the CWA. Leading up to the CWA, we will highlight the youth who will be participating in the exhibition.…

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  • Photo of Caribbean countries to make climate-friendly cooling bankable

    Caribbean countries to make climate-friendly cooling bankable

    More than 50 policy-makers, bankers and project developers from the Region, gathered in St. Kitts and Nevis September 12-15, to discuss and enhance their knowledge on diverse approaches to energy efficiency in the cooling sector. Participants from 15 Caribbean countries attended the two workshops. The training was intended to further mainstream the integration of energy efficiency solutions in the cooling…

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  • Photo of USAID Caribbean Clean Energy Program And CHTA Forge Collaborative Partnership To Bolster Energy Efficiency In The Caribbean’s Hotel Sector

    USAID Caribbean Clean Energy Program And CHTA Forge Collaborative Partnership To Bolster Energy Efficiency In The Caribbean’s Hotel Sector

    FAJARDO, Puerto Rico, Sunday October 2, 2016 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP) yesterday signed a collaboration agreement with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) in a landmark move to bolster energy efficiency in the Caribbean’s hotel sector, the largest electricity consumer sector in the region. The agreement, which was signed during…

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  • Photo of `Work together to achieve greater good’ – PM Harris

    `Work together to achieve greater good’ – PM Harris

    Salutations My fellow citizens and residents, congratulations on our thirty-third Independence Anniversary. This year we celebrate our Independence under the theme “Promoting Prosperity through Sustainability and National Unity.” This theme was chosen specifically to encapsulate how only a stable nation in unity can thrive and prosper, for the betterment of all of its citizens and residents. Our land has seen…

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  • Notes Of Congratulations Pour In From Near And Far For St. Kitts And Nevis’ 33rd Anniversary Of Independence

    BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, SEPTEMBER 15TH, 2016 (PRESS SEC) – Numerous expressions of congratulations and well wishes are pouring in from world leaders and organizations to Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, his government and the people of St. Kitts and Nevis on the joyous occasion of our 33rd Anniversary of Independence.   Republic of China (Taiwan): The Republic of…

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  • Photo of ‘There is much to be proud of’ – SG tells St. Kitts and Nevis

    ‘There is much to be proud of’ – SG tells St. Kitts and Nevis

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said that there was much to be proud of as St Kitts and Nevis reflected on its period of nationhood. On the eve of the observance of the St Kitts and Nevis’ 33rd anniversary of Independence on Monday, the Secretary-General pointed to the substantial progress that the CARICOM Member State had…

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  • Photo of Impact of cooling technologies under discussion in St. Kitts and NEvis

    Impact of cooling technologies under discussion in St. Kitts and NEvis

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): Delegates from across the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have convened in St. Kitts and Nevis to discuss the growth of cooling technologies such, as air conditioners and refrigerators. They will also consider ways to reduce the environmental impact and  high operating costs of those technologies. The participants comprise officials of government departments and agencies responsible for energy…

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  • Photo of Marijuana legalization unlikely anytime soon

    Marijuana legalization unlikely anytime soon

    PM Harris says country will stick by the laws By Staff Writer The law of the land is clear, before any decision to legalize marijuana is made, there must be consultations with relevant stakeholders in civil society to decide, Prime Minister Dr. Hon. Timothy Harris said during the government’s town hall meeting. The prime minister’s remarks were in response to…

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  • Photo of Eight Receive Cuban Scholarships To pursue Tertiary Education

    Eight Receive Cuban Scholarships To pursue Tertiary Education

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 5, 2016 (SKNIS) – As the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to make strides in promoting human development through education, it has once again partnered with the Cuban Government, who has awarded students of the Federation the opportunity to pursue tertiary studies in Cuba.   The Cuban Embassy hosted its annual scholarship awards ceremony…

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