CARPHA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PRAISES PRIME MINISTER HARRIS’ EXEMPLARY INTERVENTION ON REGIONAL HEALTH MATTERS

KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 17, 2019 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Dr. James Hospedales, has hailed the exemplary contributions of St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, on matters pertaining to the region’s health sector, particularly in the area of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Prime Minister Harris has, over the last several years, championed the health threat of non-communicable diseases and its impact on Small Island Developing States (SIDS). In his September 2018 address at…

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Caribbean Focused on Building Resilience in Tourism – Minister Bartlett

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Caribbean is focused on building resilience in order to protect the future of tourism, on which so many countries depend. He said that the threats facing the sector are dynamic and range from environmental issues, such as climate change and global warming, to epidemics and pandemics, terrorism and cybercrime. “Not only is the Caribbean the most disaster-prone region of the world on account of the fact that most islands are situated within the Atlantic hurricane belt, where storm cells are produced, and…

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Coca-Cola Caribbean Bottlers recovers 570 pounds of litter from Matura Beach

Coca-Cola Caribbean Bottlers (T&T) hosted a successful coastal cleanup last Saturday at Matura Beach, where more than 570 pounds of litter were recovered. The initiative was achieved as part of the company’s commitment with the preservation of the environment and its natural resources. Coca-Cola Caribbean Bottlers along with the Ministry of Public Utilities, the Adopt a River Programme along with Nature Seekers, received the help of over 200 volunteers who attended from early morning to remove trash and debris from the beach. For the past 15 years, Caribbean Bottlers has…

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The Federation thanks Japan for insightful lessons into cultural heritage preservation

St. Kitts and Nevis was one of members of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee invited to Osaka in Japan to observe how their experts prepare a detailed submission of historical sites for consideration to the World Heritage List. Over 26th -29th May, the Federation’s Ambassador to UNESCO, H.E. Dr David Doyle, attended a series of visits and consultations in Osaka associated with Japan’s proposal to seek a listing by the prestigious World Heritage Committee of the Mozu-Furuichi-Kofun area, representing the tombs of the ancestors of the present-day Imperial royal family of Japan.…

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BettiMac debut’ EP’ self titled ‘Beth McFarlane.

New York, NY., June 02, 2019 — NEW YORK CITY | May 31, 2019 – Reggae-pop fusion artist Betti Mac shares her debut EP Beth McFarlane today. Born in Jamaica and currently residing in NYC, Betti Mac blends her own fusion mix of reggae, pop, dance and R&B influences into a sound of her own. Delivering a blend of originals and notable covers, the seven-track release showcases Betti Mac’s diverse range, from emotive slow-burners, to energizing, upbeat tracks. The first track “Billionaires”, released earlier this month as the lead single, comes as…

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Development Bank hailed by Department of Sports in Nevis for promoting sports

Charlestown, Nevis, May 31, 2019 (DBSKN) — The three secondary schools on Nevis participated in the Nevis High Schools’ Basketball Tournament that concluded early in May, and newcomers Nevis International Secondary School (NISS) finished in the third position behind Charlestown and Gingerland Secondary Schools. Presentations to hand over trophies and medals were held simultaneously on Wednesday May 29 at the winning school and at the third placed school. At the Nevis International Secondary School which had been sponsored by the Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis, Mr Raybo Smith represented the…

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