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Sunday, December 3, 2023

Human Interest

The Ministry of Small Business & Entrepreneurship proudly announces the launch of the Food Court Challenge TV Show, a thrilling culinary competition and business accelerator that promises to transform the local food scene.
Republic Bank (EC) St. Lucia has been recognized as the 2023 Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) Bank of the Year for Corporate Social Responsibility for its commitment to the wider community, underpinned by its Corporate Social Responsibility programme ‘The Power to Make a Difference’. This prestigious award presented by the ECCU was announced at a ceremony held at the Central Bank’s headquarters in Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis on November 8, 2023. 
In a generous gesture aimed at advancing education in the local community, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) has officially handed over an Information Technology (IT) Lab to Beach Allen Primary School. The ceremony took place on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, marking a significant milestone in the collaboration between RUSVM and the primary school. Dr. Sean Callanan, Dean of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, urged students to use the computers to enhance their learning.
Farmers, food producers, administrators and other stakeholders linked to the agricultural sector took part in an open and interactive national consultation on Digital Agriculture Solutions (DAS) today, Wednesday, November 22, 2023.
 Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew, introduced a Geothermal Energy Resolution to the National Assembly during a Sitting on November 20.  Titled 'Resolution of the National Assembly of St. Christopher and Nevis on Geothermal Energy,' it received unanimous backing from the Federal Parliament.
The Integrity in Public Life (Amendment) Bill 2023 successfully passed in the Nevis Island Assembly on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. 
 The vibrant creative paintings mounted at the 2023 Youth Art Exhibition have left an indelible impression on visitors, including St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, the Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew. The prime minister explored the art exhibition on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, and marvelled at the artistic skills of the young people.
Thirteen exemplary nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis were invested with the 2023 National Honours Awards for their exceptional contribution to the development of the Federation at an Investiture Ceremony held by Her Excellency the Governor-General, Dame Marcella Liburd, on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at Government House.
Premier of Nevis the Honourable Mark Brantley has hailed the passing of a Resolution on developing geothermal energy on Nevis in the National Assembly of St. Kitts and Nevis, as an historic national development.
With the passage of the amendments to the Cannabis Act in the National Assembly on Monday, November 20, the responsibility for the buildout of a thriving medicinal cannabis industry now lies with the Minister of Agriculture, the Honourable Samal Duggins.