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Celebration of “World Food Safety Day”

Today, Friday June 7, 2019, is being celebrated as the First (1st) ever World Food Safety Day. The theme for today’s celebration is; “Food Safety, Everyone’s Business”. Everyone has a right to access sufficient amounts of safe and nutritious food to ensure good health. Consumption of contaminated food can cause foodborne diseases which mainly affect …

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PM HARRIS CONGRATULATES ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES ON SECURING CRUCIAL AND COVETED UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL SEAT

June 7th, 2019 St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister and Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris extends congratulations to the Government and people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, which has been elected to the United Nations Security Council for the first time in history, becoming the smallest country to …

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CFBC PAYS TRIBUTE TO BOOKS, AUTHORS, READING AND WRITING THROUGH INAUGURAL AUTHORS’ FORUM

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 07, 2019 (SKNIS): The Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC), on June 05, hosted its inaugural author’s forum as part of its book promotion initiative entitled “In Celebration of Books”, which pays tribute to books, authors, reading and writing. Sonita Daniel, Director of Library Services (CFBC), stated that the book-promotion initiative “brings the …

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ST. KITTS AND NEVIS IS SIGNATORY TO A NUMBER OF CONVENTIONS TO SAFEGUARD THE ENVIRONMENT

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 07, 2019 (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis has signed on to a number of conventions in order to safeguard its environment says, Director in the Department of Environment, June Hughes, who spoke to a number of them on Wednesday’s (June 05) edition of “Working for You”. One of the conventions named was …

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BAN ON PLASTICS CAN HAVE POSITIVE EFFECTS ON SMALL BUSINESSES, SAYS SBDC’S SENIOR OFFICER

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 07, 2019 (SKNIS): A ban on plastics can have a negative effect on small businesses, says Delwayne Delaney, Senior Officer for the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), who appeared on the radio and television show “Working for You” on June 05, noting that, however, there just might be some positives to be …

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Ahead of Security Council elections, General Assembly President explains how a country can get a non-permanent seat

The five Member States – one seat for the African Group, one seat for the Group of Asia and the Pacific small island developing States, one seat for the Group of Latin American and Caribbean States, and two seats for the Western European and Others Group – will be elected by the General Assembly to …

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines secures record-breaking seat on Security Council

7 June 2019 The five States will take up their seats as non-permanent members of the Security Council in January 2020, replacing Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Peru and Poland. Every year, five countries are elected to the 15-member Council (10 of whom are non-permanent) for a two-year term, according to a geographical rotation set …

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