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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CHIEF JUSTICE PEREIRA PRAISES ST. KITTS-NEVIS’ GOVERNMENT FOR SUPPORT OF THE JUDICIARY

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, May 28, 2019 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC), Her Ladyship Dame Janice Pereira, DBE, LL. D, has publicly acknowledged the continued support of the Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris-led Team Unity administration for the Judiciary. “The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has always enjoyed great support from the Government and people of St. Kitts in its training programmes, as well as for court reform initiatives,” the Honourable Chief Justice said. Her Ladyship Dame Pereira was…

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PRESS RELEASE Martinique reinforces its commitment within the OECS

After the Council of Ministers of Health in 2017, then that of Education in 2018, Martinique welcomes, from May 15 to 17, 2019, the 6th Council of Ministers of the Environment of the Member States of the Organization of the States of the Eastern Caribbean (OECS) under the theme “Towards a more sustainable Caribbean society”.The consolidation of strategic and sustainable partnerships for the promotion of sustainable development in the Eastern Caribbean is at the heart of this 6th meeting.The environmental issues and the legislative frameworks of the Member States will be…

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GOVERNMENT MINISTERS HIGHLY IMPRESSED AS CONSTRUCTION ON ST. KITTS’ SECOND CRUISE PIER 60 PERCENT COMPLETED

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, May 10, 2019 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, as well as his Cabinet colleagues the Honourable Lindsay Grant and the Honourable Ian Patches Liburd have all expressed their satisfaction with the pace of construction on the second cruise pier at Port Zante. During a tour of the construction site earlier today, Friday, May 10, the Government ministers were advised that roughly sixty percent of the construction work has been completed to date and all signs indicate…

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NY Congresswoman to have Lunch Talk in Kingston

Kingston, Jamaica, October 15, 2018 /JamaicaPressReleases/ — Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke is a Brooklyn native and of proud Jamaican heritage. In the 115th Congress, Congresswoman Clarke serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee, the Committee on Small Business, and the Ethics Committee. She has also succeeded her pioneering mother, former City Council Member Dr. Una S. T. Clarke, making them the first mother-daughter succession in the history of the City Council. Congresswoman Clarke is a recipient of the prestigious APPAM/Sloan Fellowship in Public Policy and Policy Analysis, has served on the New…

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