Category: Press Releases

Over-subscribed! Journalists in Saint Kitts and Nevis flock to UNESCO social media workshop

Seventy-two participants from Saint Kitts and Nevis participated in the UNESCO social media training workshop for young journalists and media professionals, which took place in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis from 14 to 16 May 2019. The workshop was organized by the UNESCO Cluster Office for the Caribbean through funding from UNESCO’s International Programme for the …

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EDWARDS CONVICTED AND FINED AFTER BEING CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE OFFENCES

Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 20, 2019 (RSCNPF): Charles Edwards also known as “Chase Ergen” of Colorado was convicted and fined for multiple offences on May 20, 2019. Edwards was convicted and cautioned for the offence of Battery. He was also convicted and fined for the offences of the use of Threatening Language and Resisting Arrest. He …

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PM HARRIS EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY OF MR. RON FISH, FORMER DEPUTY CHAIR OF THE DEVELOPMENT CONTROL AND PLANNING BOARD

In June 2015, Prime Minister Harris held an introductory meeting with the newly reconstituted Development Control and Planning Board. The late Mr. Ron Fish, who was appointed Deputy Chair, is pictured at front (second from far left).

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris extends his heartfelt condolences, and those of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis, to the family and loved ones of Mr. Ron Fish, the developer of Half Moon Bay Villas and a founding partner of Peninsula Associates LLC, the development arm of Sundance Ridge Estates. …

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Ministers of Health of the Americas to participate in the 72nd World Health Assembly

Geneva, 17 May 2019 (PAHO/WHO) – On 20-28 May, Health Authorities from the Americas will participate in the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. The Assembly will bring together more than 4000 delegates from the 194 countries that make up the World Health Organization (WHO) to address the main health issues in the world.   During …

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Countries move towards the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B and Chagas disease

Washington, DC, 17 May 2019 (PAHO)- Countries are moving towards the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B and Chagas, but progress has been uneven, according to a new report from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).   The report “New generations free of HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B and Chagas disease in the Americas …

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Tourism Awards Finalists Revealed

BASSETERRE (9TH May, 2019): Thirty finalists will contend for various awards in the 2019 St. Kitts Tourism Experience Awards, which takes place on Saturday 18th May at the Royal St. Kitts Hotel. The St. Kitts Tourism Experience Awards is the island’s most anticipated event, which highlights and honors the achievements of individuals and organizations for their outstanding …

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DEADLINE APPROACHING: CCRIF Scholarships and Internships 2019

CCRIF Invites Applications for 2019 Scholarships and Internships:   CCRIF Scholarship Programme Provides scholarships to individuals to pursue a masters degree in hazard/disaster related disciplines at Caribbean universities (other than UWI) as well as institutions the United States, United Kingdom and Canada. Deadline: June 2 2019. http://www.ccrif.org/content/scholarship   CCRIF-UWI Scholarship Programme Provides scholarships to students at UWI for undergraduate and post-graduate study in fields such as …

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