Ministry of Transport continues to offer support to bus and taxi operators during the COVID-19 pandemic in St. Kitts-Nevis

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 29, 2020 (SKNIS): Bus and taxi operators in the Federation who are impacted by the economic slowdown caused by COVID-19 continue to be supported by the Ministry of Transport and by extension the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis.“The Ministry of Transport continues to work with bus and taxi operators in […]

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School Meals Programme to resume on Tuesday, May 05, to provide students with hot lunches, says Minister of Education

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 29, 2020 (SKNIS): Students who require a hot lunch will benefit from such when the School Meals Programme resumes operations on Tuesday, May 05, 2020, after being closed for several weeks due to the COVID-19 Pandemic in St. Kitts and Nevis.“The Ministry of Education has taken the decision to resume School […]

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Students who will not get the opportunity to travel home will receive monetary assistance from the Government

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 29, 2020 (SKNIS) The Government of National Unity is ensuring that students who will not get the opportunity to return home will receive monetary support to the tune of EC$1000, says Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, the Honourable Shawn Richards, during the April 28 Leadership Matters virtual town-hall meeting. […]

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Tremendous trade opportunities to be borne out of the COVID-19 pandemic, says Permanent Secretary in The Ministry of Trade

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 29, 2020 (SKNIS) There are tremendous trade opportunities to be borne out of the COVID-19 pandemic, says Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Trade, Jasmin Weekes, during the April 28 National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) COVID-19 Daily Briefing.Mrs. Weekes said that in St. Kitts and Nevis manufacturers have responded to the […]

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Attorney General says the Ministry of Education will study carefully as to how best to reintegrate students into schools

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 29, 2020 (SKNIS): Attorney General and Chair of Disaster Mitigation Council, the Honourable Vincent Byron, said that the Ministry of Education will study carefully as to the best way to reintegrate students into schools. He said this during his appearance at the National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) COVID-19 Daily Briefing for April […]

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STEP workers attached to businesses allowed to open should report to work

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Basseterre,St.Kitts, April 29, 2020(SKNVIBES) With the easement of some State of Emergency Regulations which allow for limited business operations as the Federation continues the fight to defeat COVID-19, workers on the Skills Training Empowerment Programme (STEP) Community Enhancement Teams, and STEP workers attached to businesses that are open, have been requested to report for duty. […]

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Department of Marine Resources implements initiatives to secure fisheries sector and support livelihoods

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 29, 2020 (SKNIS): Securing the fisheries sector and maintaining food and nutrition security in St. Kitts and Nevis are of great importance to the Department of Marine Resources. Against this back, the department has embarked on several initiatives to support livelihoods during the COVID-19 Pandemic and establish a more robust fisheries […]

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Infrastructural projects to jump start St. Kitts-Nevis economy

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 29, 2020 (SKNIS): The construction sector is an important component of the government’s plan to stimulate economic activity in St. Kitts and Nevis as a result of the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.Minister of Public Infrastructure, the Honourable Ian Patches Liburd, noted that several capital projects have resumed or will resume […]

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AG Byron says until further notice, borders will remain closed except for essential shipments such as food and medicine

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 29, 2020 (SKNIS): The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis in its efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus will continue to keep its borders closed to commercial traffic. This was stated by Attorney General (AG) and Chair of Disaster Mitiga, the Honourable Vincent Byron, during his appearance at the […]

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Positive environmental changes emerge with ongoing impact of COVID-19, says Director of Environment

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 28, 2020 (SKNIS): Pollution and greenhouse gas emissions have drastically decreased globally as countries work to contain the spread of the Novel Coronavirus. This has resulted in positive environmental impacts, said Director in the Department of Environment, June Hughes, while giving remarks at The National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) COVID-19 Daily […]

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Team Unity Government has a plan to take St. Kitts and Nevis to a better, stronger, safer and healthier place after COVID-19

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 29, 2020(SKNVIBES) The Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris-led Team Unity administration has undoubtedly demonstrated that is has a clear plan to take the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis to a better place – one that is stronger, safer and healthier – after COVID-19.That was the view expressed by Prime Minister […]

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