In a show of solidarity, CARICOM and other foreign diplomats, nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis including students and descendants, as well as the Embassy’s staff gathered at the International Christian Community Church in Havana on Sunday, 22nd September 2019 for a thanksgiving service to commemorate the 36th Anniversary of Independence of the twin-island Federation.
The Embassy’s Counsellor, Mr. Michael Esdaille was the designated worship leader. St. Kitts and Nevis medical student, Ms. Joeann Davis read the scripture lessons after which the guest speaker, Reverend Fidel Paneque delivered the sermon on “The fullness of the Spirit.”
The Federation’s Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba, H.E. Verna Mills expressed gratitude to God for the many blessings He has bestowed on the people of St. Kitts and Nevis. She also said that the celebration of our independence lends itself for us to reflect on the lessons of the past while extracting the wisdom for our future.
The Thanksgiving service climaxed the Independence Day activities held in Havana.