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Japan to Build $12 Million Fisheries Complex in Nevis

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - August 29, 2013

Above: Charlestown (CJ Photo)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Japan’s government will be soon building a $12 million fisheries complex in Nevis, the island’s government announced.

The news of the long-awaited project, which will be located in the Bath Village area, was revealed by Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Alexis Jeffers this week.

The facility will play a role in the “expansion of the fishing industry on Nevis,” Jeffers said.

It will be constructed on a beach located between Conch Shell and VON Radio, on a landing site formerly used by fishermen. The project had been previously slated to be constructed on Prince William Street in Charlestown.

“We do believe that the Complex has a major role to play in the expansion of the fishing industry here on the island,” Jeffers said.

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