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  • Photo of CSME consultation feeds into Regional Electronic Notice Board

    CSME consultation feeds into Regional Electronic Notice Board

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 02, 2016 (SKNIS): Two consultations with the objective of discussing and negotiating a regional procurement regime, specifically pertaining to a regional electronic notice board for CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) member-states were held January 28 and 29 in St. Kitts.   CSME Deputy Programme Manager, Philip McClauren, outlined that there has been consultation on the procedures…

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  • Photo of St. Kitts and Nevis students gain first-hand experiences through CSME

    St. Kitts and Nevis students gain first-hand experiences through CSME

    Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis (SKNIS): Nineteen tertiary students from the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis departed the island on Sunday, November 1, for Trinidad and Tobago to gain first-hand experience and identify opportunities within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market and Economy (CSME). Mervil Janelle Nisbett, teacher at Charlestown Secondary School, who is accompanying the students, said that…

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  • Photo of Youth Month 2015 Observed Under The Theme “give Youth A Voice, Inspire Greatness”

    Youth Month 2015 Observed Under The Theme “give Youth A Voice, Inspire Greatness”

    Youth Month 2015 is celebrated during November under the theme “Give Youth a Voice and Inspire Greatness.”   Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, the Honourable Shawn K. Richards, on Sunday, November 1, declared open the month of activities in celebration of youth in an address to the nation where he highlighted the many good…

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  • Photo of Local Youth Programs Guided by International Best Practices‏

    Local Youth Programs Guided by International Best Practices‏

    The Department of Youth continues to ensure that opportunities to engage in regional and international conferences are seized as part of the process to positively develop young people. On Wednesday (October 28) during the radio programme “Working for You” Deputy Prime Minister, Honourable Shawn Richards, noted that networking and strategic collaborations are key parts of the strategy for holistic development…

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  • Photo of CARICOM makes strides to reduce immigration check point problems

    CARICOM makes strides to reduce immigration check point problems

    Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis (SKNIS)—Strides have been made to reduce complaints of violations of the rights of persons to move freely at immigration check points throughout CARICOM member countries.   Sylvonne Jack, Trade Officer in the Ministry of Trade, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Information Technology, and National CSME Focal Point for St. Vincent and Grenadines, in speaking to…

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  • Photo of Regional Integration is Vital For CARICOM Member States

    Regional Integration is Vital For CARICOM Member States

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 19, 2015 (SKNIS): Honourable Lindsay Grant, Minister of International Trade, Industry and Commerce and Consumer Affairs underscored the importance of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market and Economy (CSME) regional integration initiative, noting that it is vital for CARICOM member states. “The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis through the Ministry of International Trade, Industry, Commerce…

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  • Photo of Strategic Response Necessary For Aids In The Caribbean To End By 2030

    Strategic Response Necessary For Aids In The Caribbean To End By 2030

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 07, 2015 (SKNIS): A strategic response to HIV/AIDS is necessary in order for St. Kitts and Nevis and the wider Caribbean to end AIDS by 2030.   National AIDS Programme Cordinator, Gardenia Destang-Richardson, informed that this goal is indeed possible and reiterated the need for a strategic national response to the disease, which includes both testing and…

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  • Photo of Eat local thrust: St. Kitts and Nevis holds first Pumpkin Festival

    Eat local thrust: St. Kitts and Nevis holds first Pumpkin Festival

    Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS):  Honourable Eugene Hamilton, Minister of Agriculture, has hailed the first ever Pumpkin Festival and Arts Exhibition at the St. Kitts Eco-Park Grounds at Sir Gilles Estate in Sandy Point, as  a success, as it promotes locally grown produce. The festival was held on Saturday, October 03. This action today demonstrates that you are encouraging people to…

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  • Photo of PM Harris addresses UN General Assembly

    PM Harris addresses UN General Assembly

     Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris told the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 26 that his Government of National Unity is fully committed to sustainable development goals. The Prime Minsiter was at the time speaking during the 70th Regular Session of the United Nations being held under the theme ‘Transforming our…

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  • Photo of St. Kitts-Nevis applauded for hefty donation to storm-hit Dominica

    St. Kitts-Nevis applauded for hefty donation to storm-hit Dominica

    Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, received rousing applause from the Dominican people for his government’s contribution of EC$ 1 million made to the Government and People of Dominica shortly after they were pummeled by Tropical Storm Erika that left a trail of unimaginable destruction with over twenty persons dead, persons unaccounted for, infrastructure…

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