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New Cruise Ships Head to St Kitts

 Above: Allure of the Seas (Photo: Royal Caribbean) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts will see 11 new cruise ships make their inaugural calls during the 2011/2012 season, according to Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas. The country’s Tourism Ministry …

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: 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 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: 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 …

 Above: CARICOM officials and media representatives ahead of the conference By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM is convening its Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community today in Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis. The conference began last night …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean region can wield global influence despite its small size through diplomacy, according to acting CARICOM Secretary General Lolita Applewhaite. “It is the force of ideas and creativity that are our strengths as we …