The Significance of STEP – Empowering People for Life

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The Skills Training Empowerment Program (STEP) recently commemorated its second anniversary with a week of activities. STEP was officially launched on 16th February 2017 with a stated intent of providing skills training for participants of the programme. The rationale was for the change from People Employment Program (PEP), a job placement program, to STEP was to […]

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Medical Marijuana Will Be Managed Within A Regulated System, Says Chair Of The St.Kitts-Nevis Marijuana Comission, Dr. Hazel Laws

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As part of the unanimous recommendations of the St. Kitts and Nevis National Marijuana Commission, “the use of cannabis and its derivatives for medical and scientific purposes should be permitted under licence and a strict legislated regime.” According to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Chair of the Commission, Dr. Hazel Laws, medical marijuana will […]

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Ministry Of Health Hosts Health And Human Resource Expo At 30TH Inter-Sessional Meeting Of Caricom Heads Of Government In St.Kitts-Nevis

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The Ministry of Health held a Health and Human Resource Expo for the CARICOM delegates in attendance at the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the CARICOM Heads of Government taking place from February 26 – 27 at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort. The Health Expo featured booths on the National Commission for Universal Health Care; Blood […]

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Nationals Encouraged To Capitalize On Education Opportunities Offered By The Republic Of China (TAIWAN)

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Wednesday’s (February 27) edition of “Working for You” provided the public with vast knowledge of several opportunities offered by the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan), which nationals were encouraged to capitalize on.Presently, Taiwan offers two types of scholarships to nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis—the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the International Cooperation […]

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Wanted Officer In US Custody

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The Police Constable who was facing two internal investigations and fled the federation to the United States is currently in custody awaiting extradition.Police last year issued a wanted bulletin for Constable Bijon Warner after he tendered his resignation and fled to the US. Warner was being investigated for the shooting death of the Dominican-born officer, […]

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Bracing For LIAT Budget Cuts

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Following concerns expressed about coming LIAT Budget cuts, Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne says shareholder governments need to do what is necessary to save the regional airline.Prime Minister Browne’s explanation did not confirm that LIAT is actually about to undergo some restructuring because of pending budget cuts. PM Browne said, “Whatever is necessary […]

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Eight Commitments Devised By CoPs To Deal With Crime

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Commissioners of Police from Anguilla, St. Maarten and St. Kitts-Nevis have agreed to an eight-point commitment to deal with trans-national crimes between the three territories. The commissioners met in Basseterre on Monday to discuss ways the three can combat the growing problem of illegal firearms and gang-related violence. He pointed to establishing legislation for extradition […]

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CARICOM CHAIRMAN DR. THE HON. TIMOTHY HARRIS HIGHLIGHTS THE THREATS FACING THE REGION’S FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Photo: CARICOM Chairman and Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, February 27, 2019 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – The labelling of Caribbean countries as non-cooperative tax jurisdictions and its adverse impact on the financial services of small island states were among […]

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Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Establishes Partnership with Clarence Fitzroy Bryant

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Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) announced a partnership with Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC), the leading post-secondary education provider on the island of St. Kitts. This agreement will establish a program of collaborative research to promote the advancement of science, technology and learning through student and fellowship research opportunities. The agreement was signed […]

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Nevis Literary and Debating Society To Defend LIDC Title

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The 47th Annual Leeward Islands Debating Competition will be held from Wednesday, 27th February to Monday, 4th March, 2019 in Antigua. The following persons will represent the Nevis Literary & Debating Society: Ms. Azel Williams Ms. Kervincia Webbe Ms. Delcia Burke Ms. Dahlia Slack Mr. Zidan Wilkin Mr. Patrice Nisbett II Team Nevis left the […]

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CARICOM Heads To Have Robust Discussions On Advancing CSME

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Efforts to strengthen the advancement of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) will continue following recent developments that promote the free movement of people, goods, services and capital, and robust discussions slated for the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government. The CSME is designed to deepen economic integration among member […]

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CS Global Partners: St Kitts and Nevis to Build Second Pier in Port Zante, Funded by Successful Citizenship by Investment Programme – Business Wire

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CS Global Partners: St Kitts and Nevis to Build Second Pier in Port Zante, Funded by Successful Citizenship by Investment Programme  Business Wire LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Local contractors in St Kitts and Nevis will benefit from a second pier at Port Zante, which will be able to receive up to three Oasis … Read More: […]

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