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  • Photo of COP 21 critically important to CARICOM

    COP 21 critically important to CARICOM

    Climate Change and its effects engaged the attention of the new Kittitian Ambassador to CARICOM and the Secretary-General during an accreditation ceremony on Tuesday at the headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Guyana. In presenting his credentials to the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, Ambassador Lionel Sydney Osborne of St. Kitts and Nevis noted that “as a Region…

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  • Photo of St. Kitts and Nevis envoy to CARICOM accredited

    St. Kitts and Nevis envoy to CARICOM accredited

    His Excellency Lionel Sydney Osborne, Ambassador of St. Kitts and Nevis to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Tuesday presented his letters of credence to Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary-General. The credentials ceremony was held in the Office of the Secretary-General, CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana.   Please see below video and photographic coverage of the ceremony.

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  • Photo of St. Kitts expects initial work on geothermal exploration to start early 2016

    St. Kitts expects initial work on geothermal exploration to start early 2016

    Following news on an MOU with Guadeloupe-based engineering group Teranov, we reported about this last week, there are now details emerging about the government’s take on possible development. As reported by SKNVibes, the Minister for Public Infrastructure, Honourable Ian Liburd said that his ministry along with the St. Kitts Electricity Company (SKELEC) has established a road map to develop geothermal…

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  • Photo of Happy 32! St. Kitts and Nevis – CARICOM SG

    Happy 32! St. Kitts and Nevis – CARICOM SG

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has commended the impressive strides made by St. Kitts and Nevis as he extended congratulations to the Government and People on their 32nd Anniversary of Independence. St. Kitts and Nevis celebrate on Saturday 19 September 2015 under the theme “United in Building a Stronger Nation” which the Secretary-General described as ‘one that surely resonates with your…

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  • Youth Leaders To Present Their Vision For The Future On Panel Discussion

    Four dynamic young people from St. Kitts and Nevis will share their thoughts on where they envision the Federation in the next five to ten years and the path to that goal during a panel discussion on Thursday (September 17). “Independence Perspective ‘Quo Vadis’ [2015 Onward]” is the theme for the special programme which airs on ZIZ Television at 8 p.m. The panelists are…

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  • Photo of IMF and St. Kitts and Nevis put on Caribbean Forum focusing on “Financing Growth”

    IMF and St. Kitts and Nevis put on Caribbean Forum focusing on “Financing Growth”

    Financial stakeholders from the Caribbean region and further afield are presently attending the fourth edition of the  Caribbean Forum at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort which was organized by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in collaboration with the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis under the theme “Financing Growth”.  The two – day meeting, which is being held from September 03-04,…

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  • Photo of CARICOM/Spain  Reducing Youth on Youth Violence Project strengthens community partnership

    CARICOM/Spain Reducing Youth on Youth Violence Project strengthens community partnership

    Informed minds; proud faces and without  doubt hearts too; all  104 of them  between the ages of  5 to 18 years with their thirty-four parents of mostly mothers, indeed no less proud, no less informed. It was the occasion of the graduation ceremony of the Law Enforcement Assistive Programme for Schools (LEAPS), a project of the Cunupia Community Champions for…

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  • Photo of OAS undertaking cultural project in CARICOM countries

    OAS undertaking cultural project in CARICOM countries

    Expanding the Socio-Economic Value of Cultural Heritage in the Caribbean BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – At least 14 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are participating in an innovative-multi-nation initiative aimed at identifying untapped cultural heritage resources and to develop new tools for monitoring and incentivising their protection. The Organisation of American States (OAS) project which is being funded by the United States, is…

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  • Photo of St. Kitts steps up efforts to harness geothermal energy

    St. Kitts steps up efforts to harness geothermal energy

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Friday July 17, 2015 – The St. Kitts and Nevis government says it has ramped up its pursuit of geothermal energy as it seeks to expand renewable energy alternatives. Minister of Energy Ian Liburd says there are plans to conduct feasibility study in St. Kitts, to establish the potential of geothermal energy. In Nevis, the development of geothermal…

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  • Photo of UNESCO conference explores reparations

    UNESCO conference explores reparations

    Basseterre, St. Kitts – (SKNIS): A two-day conference hosted by the St. Kitts and Nevis UNESCO National Commission and forming part of the commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the UNESCO International Scientific Slave Route Project, has reopened the dialogue on the negro legacy, including the matter of reparations for the descendants of the enslaved. The conference was held under…

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