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NATIONAL LABOUR CONFERENCE CONSIDERS THE FUTURE OF WORK IN ST. KITTS AND NEVIS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 17, 2019 (SKNIS): Today’s (Wednesday. October 17, 2019) staging of the 3rd Annual National Conference on Labour in St. Kitts and Nevis had special meaning as it falls within the Ministry of Labour’s commemoration of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) 100th Anniversary. The conference was held at the Ocean Terrace Inn (OTI) and attended …

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CWWA HIGH-LEVEL FORUM PROVIDES AN AVENUE FOR STAKEHOLDERS TO DEVELOP SOLUTIONS TO TACKLE WASTE MANAGEMENT IN THE REGION

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 17, 2019 (SKNIS): The Third High-level Forum of Caribbean Ministers responsible for Waste Management provides stakeholders with several opportunities to develop solutions to seriously tackle waste management in the region. Waste management entails the activities and actions required to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal. This includes the collection, …

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MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE BRINGS ATTENTION TO LIVING A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE FOR WORLD FOOD DAY 2019

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 16, 2019 (SKNIS): Minister of Agriculture, the Honourable Eugene Hamilton, in his address to the nation to observe World Food Day 2019 on October 16, said that this occasion presents his Ministry with the opportunity to draw attention to the hungry; those in danger of going hungry, and those who are …

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MINISTER LIBURD ADVOCATES FOR GREATER PUBLIC EDUCATION ON WATER CONSERVATION ACROSS THE CARIBBEAN REGION

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 16, 2019 (SKNIS): Prolonged dry spells and drought-like conditions have become more frequent in St. Kitts and the wider Caribbean region over the years as the climate continues to change. The reality of reduced rainfall means that sources of potable water such as aquifers and springs will be negatively impacted. “We have …

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ST. KITTS-NEVIS GOVERNMENT PLEDGES TO CONTINUE TO STRENGTHEN STATISTICS DEPARTMENT

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 15, 2019 (SKNIS): The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis pledges to continue efforts to enhance local awareness of the importance of statistics, as well as strengthen the quality of data collection and analysis based on international standards, while improving relations with development partners to achieve these goals. Minister of Social …

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BUSINESS AND INSTITUTIONAL COMMUNITIES ENCOURAGED TO STRENGTHEN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 15, 2019 (SKNIS): In an effort to get accurate and timely information that can be used to plan policies and execute targeted marketing strategies, business and institutional communities are encouraged to strengthen cooperation with the Department of Statistics. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Elretha Simpson-Browne, made these remarks …

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DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS IN ST. KITTS-NEVIS CELEBRATES CARIBBEAN STATISTICS DAY 2019 WITH AN OPEN DAY

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 15, 2019 (SKNIS): The 2019 edition of Caribbean Statistics Day in St. Kitts and Nevis was celebrated with an open day, aimed at promoting statistics and heightening the interest of the general public. Carlton Phipps, Director of Statistics in the Ministry of Sustainable Development, noted that Caribbean Statistics Day is very …

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