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St. Kitts’ PM Harris Maintains A Zero Tolerance Approach To Crime

St. Kitts’ PM Harris Maintains A Zero Tolerance Approach To Crime

Prime Minister Harris Says The Ministry Of National Security Maintains A Zero Tolerance Approach To Crime BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, says his Team Unity Administration maintains a zero tolerance approach to crime and stated that the government will continue to provide law enforcement agencies […]

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Opposition in St. Kitts and Nevis calls for an end to violence

Opposition in St. Kitts and Nevis calls for an end to violence

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) which has been calling for the depoliticalisation of crime over the years, made another appeal Wednesday for a united front to combat all categories of crime including the senseless murders of young people. The statement comes less than 24 hours after Elvis Lawrence, 21 years and […]

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Application Period Extended- Jamaican International Airport Operator

Application Period Extended- Jamaican International Airport Operator

Norman Manley International Airport Public-Private Partnership Invitation for Prequalification deadline extended to May 1, 2017 KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Government of Jamaica (the “GOJ”), through the Ministry of Transport and Mining is seeking a private sector operator with proven experience in the airport sector to operate, finance, develop and maintain the Norman Manley International Airport (“NMIA”) […]

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Guyana Government Encouraged to Look to Diaspora for Investment in Airstrips Upgrade

Guyana Government Encouraged to Look to Diaspora for Investment in Airstrips Upgrade

GUYANA –  President of the Florida headquartered Guyanese American Chamber of Commerce Wesley Kirton has thrown out the suggestion that the Government of Guyana look to the Diaspora for investment in upgrading airstrips in the country’s hinterland. Kirton threw out the suggestion while chairing the first Annual General Meeting of the National Air Transport Association of Guyana […]

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JAMPRO Aims To Develop Jamaica’s Animation Industry

JAMPRO Aims To Develop Jamaica’s Animation Industry

JAMPRO aims to develop animation sector for investment through Studio C programme Kingston, Jamaica –  The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) has partnered with Studio C, the World Bank / Korean Trust Fund, and the Ministry of Science, Energy, and Technology (MSET) to further develop Jamaica’s animation industry for investment and export opportunities through the Youth Employment in the Digital and Animation […]

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Early morning earthquake rattle St Kitts residents

Early morning earthquake rattle St Kitts residents

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, April 17th 2017 – A near six-point earthquake rattled St. Kitts and Nevis, some residents reported early Monday morning. The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Unit has confirmed the 5.8 tremor was recorded at 1:23 am (local time) at a Latitude of 17.48 N, Longitude of 61.20 W at depth of 10 km. “Earthquake!!!,” […]

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IMF officials to meet with St. Kitts and Nevis Opposition Leader

IMF officials to meet with St. Kitts and Nevis Opposition Leader

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The Washington-based International Monetary Fund (IMF) is to hold talks with St. Kitts and Nevis Leader of the Opposition, the Right Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas. The IMF officials will meet with Dr. Douglas, the former Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and members of the Federal Parliamentary on April 26th. […]

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80 percent of Kittitians concerned about government corruption

80 percent of Kittitians concerned about government corruption

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – A recent poll conducted by the renowned Jamaican pollster Bill Johnson has found that over 80 percent of Kittitians are concerned about the high levels of corruption in the Timothy Harris-led Team Unity Administration. The poll conducted on behalf of the opposition St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) by renowned Jamaican pollster, Bill […]

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Former Governor General of St. Kitts and Nevis Sir Cuthbert “Saluted”

Former Governor General of St. Kitts and Nevis Sir Cuthbert “Saluted”

BASSETERRE, ST. Kitts – Former Governor General of St. Kitts and Nevis, the late His Excellency Dr. Sir Cuthbert Montraville Sebastian Monday saluted as a “brilliant student, committed teacher, brave soldier, practicing physician, steadfast patriot, proud father, Head of State and a loyal friend.” Telling thousands during a packed and overflowing church and those watching on […]

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Jamaica National Group recommits to Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference

Jamaica National Group recommits to Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference 2017 has received the full support of legacy partner, The Jamaica National Group, as the organisation renews its ties with the 7th biennial of the event, to be held in July 2017. Earl Jarrett, Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica National Group, said that the organisation has already […]

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