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Basseterre, KN
Sunday, December 3, 2023


A contingent of seven students and two teachers from St. Kitts traveled to Washington DC on Monday November 13 to participate in the 42 nd Model OAS Competition for High Schools (MOAS). The MOAS General Assembly will be conducted under the theme Digital Transformation for Sustainable Development in the Americas: Empowering the youth to be a catalyst of change from Wednesday November 14 to Friday November 17 at the Organization of American States (OAS) Headquarters in Washington DC.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Marine Resources and Cooperatives in St. Kitts continues to ensure that local farmers are sufficiently equipped with the technologies and equipment to boost agricultural output, particularly in light of the challenges posed by effects climate change such as drought.
The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has signed a contract with Perez Engineering Construction and Consulting Services Limited to undertake a project that will see the expansion and upgrade of the Vance W. Amory International Airport.
The Basseterre Public Market has taken a huge step forward, as persons now have the option of ordering fresh produce from local vendors from the comfort of their homes, via an online portal.
 In an unequivocal and resounding denouncement, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew categorically rejects and condemns the egregiously false and malicious content disseminated by the blogs, SKN Times and IMI Daily.
Attorney-General and Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs, the Honourable Garth Wilkin, provided an important update on the advancements within his ministries during the Prime Minister’s Press Conference with Cabinet Ministers held at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on November 07, 2023.
Prime Minister and Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, the Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew said the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis will never waver in the protection of the country’s reputation, and as such will continue to find innovative ways to bolster the due diligence process of the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programme.
“I would have allowed the processes to take place to gather the information  in such a way that when it is presented, it is factual…and that it does not have any  inkling of malice or targeting but really laying  facts out and allowing  the facts to fall where they may, and so I have been objective,” he also shared.
This meeting forms part of the Ministry’s strategy to foster the development of the sector. The intention, therefore, is to engage potential and existing entrepreneurs in discussions regarding the successful establishment and/or continued operation of their business venture.
Minister Duggins outlined several measures that the government will undertake in pursuit of the three-year sector goal.