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A Call to Action: Conserve Water in St. Kitts and Nevis

Water is the essence of life. It sustains our bodies, nourishes our crops, powers our businesses and maintains the natural ecosystems that underpin our planet's health.

Survey: Mostly Single-Parent Families In SKN

Such demographic insight was spotlighted by Senior Community Development Officer Mrs. Erslyn Bridgewater when quizzed by interviewer Ian Richards during an edition of ‘InFocus’ aired live on radio and television by the St. Kitts-Nevis Information Service (SKNIS) on Wednesday 22nd May 2024.
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National Assembly Passes the Evangelistic Faith Church St Kitts (Incorporation) Bill

The passage of the Bill allows the Evangelistic Faith Church in Sandy Point the power to own land and otherwise have legal standing.

Domestic Violence (Amendment) Bill, 2022 Successfully Passed in National Assembly

Senator Phillip reflected on the statistics from the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) noting that domestic violence has increased steadily with a surge in 2020 following the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

St Kitts and Nevis Parliament Marked by a New Sense of Cooperation and Good Governance

The Evangelistic Faith Church St Kitts Incorporation Bill, 2022, was passed on Friday, (November 04, 2022) with support from both sides of the aisle. Once gazetted, the Evangelistic Faith Church in Sandy Point will have the power to own land and otherwise have legal standing.

Waste Separation Initiative Implemented at Government Headquarters

Dr. Marcus Natta, Cabinet Secretary, who once worked with chemicals and waste at the St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards led the recycling initiative on Friday, November 04, 2022.

The Small Business Development (Amendment) Bill, 2022 Passed; More Businesses Will Now Benefit From Government Assistance

Minister Duggins has stated previously that he aims to transform the business landscape by equipping business owners with modern technology and the resources needed to be competitive in the global marketplace.

Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2022, Passed to Bring the Legislation in Line With the Federation’s Constitution

Mover of the Bill, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew said the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2022 resolves a constitutional issue created by the 2021 Amendment which allowed for the permanent dissolution of exempt companies to comply with Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and European Union (EU) recommendations.

Two Hundred and Fifty Medical Personnel in St. Kitts and Nevis Undergoing Critical Life Support Training

During an opening ceremony for the training course on Friday, November 04, 2022, at the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Delores Stapleton Harris said the Ministry is of the view that every medical professional, including doctors and nurses, should possess a valid Basic Life Support Certification.

St Kitts and Nevis Delegation Leaves for COP27 in Egypt

A delegation of five has left the Federation to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. The delegation departed the RLB International Airport on Wednesday 2nd November for the two-week, high-level Conference that begins on November 6 and ends on November 18. This is the largest delegation to ever attend a UN Climate Change Conference. Wednesday’s delegation included from the Department of Environment, Cheryl Jeffers, a Conservation Officer; Derionne Edmeade, Environmental Education Officer and Nydia Taylor, Finance Officer; From Nevis, Sybastian Manners, a Physical Planning Officer and Cordiesere Walters, Youth Development Officer. The world’s largest stage for climate change will welcome discussions from world leaders and government officials tackling some of the heaviest issues surrounding climate. The summit will focus on three main areas: reducing emissions, helping countries to prepare for and deal with climate change and to secure technical support and funding for developing countries. During last year’s COP26, several discussions were not finalized. The intention is to continue the dialogue on areas including Loss and damage finance, which is the money to help countries recover from the effects of climate change; Then there is the establishment of a global carbon market, which entails pricing the effects of emissions into products and services globally and finally, to strengthen the commitments to reduce coal use. In preparation for this year’s global summit, the Government of St Kitts and Nevis has been vigorously positioning itself along with its regional counterparts to provide a unified front at COP27. Minister of Climate Action and Environment, Hon. Dr. Joyelle Clarke has taken the lead in several high-level discussions including virtual dialogues with other CARICOM Ministers of Environment and another virtual dialogue on the topic of Climate Justice.

Constituency Empowerment Partners With SKNFA to Provide Development Grants to Footballers

The six teams, S.L. Horsford St Paul’s United FC, St Peters FC, Sol IAS Conaree FC, HE Garden Hotspurs and Rams Village Superstars, all agreed to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry.

Five Nationals Awarded Honorary Governor Status of the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society

The Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society is a voluntary organization that manages the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park on behalf of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis.

Department of Constituency Empowerment Partners With SKNFA to Promote Community Development

Minister responsible for Constituency Empowerment, the Honourable Senator Dr. Joyelle Clarke signed the MOU with the President of SKNFA, Atiba Harris and the Presidents/representatives of the 2022 Super Six Teams, namely Conaree FC; St. Paul’s FC; Garden Hotspurs; Village Superstars; St. Peter’s FC and Cayon Rockets FC.

St. Kitts and Nevis Says U. S. Embargo on Cuba is Unjust and Calls for It to End

Permanent Representative Dockery said that the “harsh economic and social conditions caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic have produced much despair among the people and have led to a new migrant exodus from Cuba.”

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A Call to Action: Conserve Water in St. Kitts and Nevis

Water is the essence of life. It sustains our bodies, nourishes our crops, powers our businesses and maintains the natural ecosystems that underpin our planet's health.

Survey: Mostly Single-Parent Families In SKN

Such demographic insight was spotlighted by Senior Community Development Officer Mrs. Erslyn Bridgewater when quizzed by interviewer Ian Richards during an edition of ‘InFocus’ aired live on radio and television by the St. Kitts-Nevis Information Service (SKNIS) on Wednesday 22nd May 2024.

SKNLP Conference Guest Speaker Addresses Importance of Ongoing Political Connection

“As I said at the beginning, there is a difference between governance and politics. But don't make the mistake of forgetting the political work. When in government, keep in touch with the people in good and bad times.”

Ras Iya Comments On Importance Of Honouring African Heritage and Unity

Public Relations Officer of the Nyabinghi Theocracy Order Samande ‘Ras Iya’ Reidrecently emphasized the significance of celebrating the annual African Liberation Day (observed on 25th May) here in St.Kitts and Nevis.