St Kitts and Nevis

Guyana Takes Chair of CARPHA

 Above: Leslie Ramsammy (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyanese Minister of Health Dr Leslie Ramsammy has been appointed the first chairman of the Executive Board of the new Caribbean Public Health Agency. The 14-member board was installed at …

In St Kitts, A Move to Protect Witnesses

 Above: Justice Minister and Attorney General Patrice Nisbett (Photo: CUOPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff With increased incidence of witness tampering and other interference with criminal trials in St Kitts and Nevis, Attorney General Patrice Nisbett says new legislation has …

St Kitts, Singapore Meet at UN

 Above: delegates at the UN General Assembly Meeting this week (UN Photo: Susan Markisz) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Sam Condor met with Singapore Foreign Minister K Shanmugam at the …

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 Above: from left, Prime Minister Denzil Douglas and Commissioner CG Walwyn By the Caribbean Journal staff New Commissioner of the Royal St Christopher and Nevis Police Force CG Walwyn is extending an olive branch to the gangs, along with a …

 Above: Charlestown, Nevis (Photo: Caribbean Journal) The federation of St Kitts and Nevis is sending 16 nationals to Taiwan to begin courses at the country’s National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism. The students will be focusing on restaurant management, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Works Minister Dr Asim Martin has concluded a three-person delegation in Israel for high-level talks. Dr Martin participated in talks with President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis’ Deputy Governor General Eustace John warned against calls by the Concerned Citizens Movement and the People’s Action Movement to declare a State of Emergency in the Federation. While the deputy governor general said the …

 Above: Isadore Sharp (Photo: Four Seasons) By Alexander Britell In 1961, Isadore Sharp was a neophyte in the hospitality industry who had just opened his first property in Toronto. Fifty years later, the company he founded and built, Four Seasons, …

 Above: Charlestown, Nevis (Photo: Caribbean Journal) By the Caribbean Journal staff The economy of St Kitts and Nevis is projected to grow at a rate of 1.5 percent his year, with a slightly higher rate in 2012, according to the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Denzil Douglas said the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States are in full support of the Caribbean Court of Justice, and will accede to the court as a unit once …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Taiwanese government is funding a project to install solar panels in the government headquarters of St Kitts and Nevis, according to Prime Minister Denzil Douglas. Douglas accepted a cheque from Taiwan’s resident ambassador to …

 Above: the narrows between St Kitts and Nevis (Photo: Caribbean Journal) St Kitts and Nevis has the highest fixed broadband subscription rates in the Latin American/Caribbean region, according to a report by the World Bank’s infoDev group. The rate of …

 Above: St Kitts and Nevis PM Denzil Douglas (UN Photo: Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Citing escalating crime in the country, St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Denzil Douglas, who is also the current chair of CARICOM, announced …

 Above: the CCJ in Port of Spain By the Caribbean Journal staff Incoming Caribbean Court of Justice President Sir Charles Michael Dennis Byron was one of several of the CCJ’s justices participating in a series of programmes aimed at instructing …

 Above: the Four Seasons Nevis Resort (Photo: Caribbean Journal) By Alexander Britell Four Seasons Caribbean Regional Vice President Andrew Humphries has overseen the $120 million reconstruction and renovation of the Four Seasons Nevis Resort, where he is the General Manager. …

 Above: West Indies Power CEO Kerry McDonald (Photo: Caribbean Journal) By the Caribbean Journal staff West Indies Power, which is already in the process of bringing geothermal power to Nevis, has been given approval by the government of Dominica for …

 By Alexander Britell Tim Hoffman is the owner of the historic Montpelier Plantation and Beach in Nevis. Originally a sugar plantation when Nevis’ crop ruled the Caribbean, the property has hosted everyone from Horatio Nelson to Princess Diana. Hoffman, whose …

 Above: St Kitts viewed from Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund has approved a three-year Stand-By Arrangement for $84.5 million with St Kitts and Nevis, in a bid to support the federation’s economic program …