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Tag Archives: Nevis

  1. Nevis drone operators get opportunity to contribute to Federal draft regulations governing operations

    Drone operators on Nevis had the opportunity to contribute to regulations being drafted for the operation of drones by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis at a briefing hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Aviation recently. It was held at the Nevis Disaster Management Department’s conference room at Long Point. Mr. Royston […]

    April 29, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  2. Nevis’ Alexandra Hospital installs, commissions state-of-the-art chemistry analyzer

    The Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) purchased a new state-of-the-art US$59,000 VITROS XT 3400 chemistry analyzer for the Alexandra Hospital’s Lab to assist in the speedy delivery of health care on the island. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Health said at his monthly press conference in Cabinet Room […]

    March 29, 2021HealthNo comments
  3. NIA wins legal battle, historic Bath Hotel and Bath Stream now belong to Government and people of Nevis

    The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has emerged victorious from a court battle to secure the certificate of title for the historic Bath Hotel and Bath Stream, putting ownership officially in the hands of the government and people of Nevis. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, describes the acquisition of the title for the iconic property as […]

    March 12, 2021Featured, TravelNo comments
  4. Nevis Animal Speak begins construction on a multi-million dollar veterinary medical clinic

    Nevis Animal Speak has started construction on a multi-million dollar veterinary medical clinic in Clifton’s Estate, Nevis to expand the small animal care services it provides. Speaking at a ceremony to mark the beginning stages of the construction – Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Head of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), welcomed the expansion […]

    March 9, 2021HealthNo comments
  5. Nevisian Leader encouraging his countrymen to get vaccinated against COVID-19

    Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is advocating that all Nevisians get vaccinated against COVID-19. Speaking at his monthly press conference on February 25, 2021, the Premier said having taken his first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine on February 25, 2021, he wanted to assure the […]

    March 3, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  6. Nevisian Leader steering Charlestown toward economic recovery, post COVID-19

    In the face of the COVID-19 global pandemic that has decimated the island’s revenue streams, Premier Mark Brantley’s vision and foresight handling the health and economic crises has ensured Nevis’ survival during this difficult period. “I think this pandemic has tested leaders throughout the world in a very serious way. Nevis is no different” Brantley […]

    December 24, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Premier of Nevis on staff affected by Four Seasons Resort restructuring

    My government has been advised by the Four Seasons Resort that it has today served notice to some 280 workers at that Resort that “due to the delay of the reopening of the borders and resulting loss of business” the Resort has been forced to restructure its operations and now requires “only the minimum staff […]

    October 21, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  8. Nevisian Premier excited for job creation SKN Pinney’s Beach Park Project to bring

    Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Tourism in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is eager to see work commence on the St. Kitts and Nevis Pinney’s Beach Park Project. The Tourism Minister made the comment while presenting an update on matters relating to the Tourism Sector during his monthly press conference on June […]

    July 3, 2020BusinessNo comments
  9. SKN Prime Minister appoints brother in law Jermaine Lake and ex campaign manager Patrick Welcome as Returning Officers

    C A V E A T Prime Minister of St Kitts & Nevis – Dr Timothy Harris, who rejected the names of 8 of the 11 Returning Officers selected by the Supervisor of Elections, Mr Elvin Bailey for the June 5, general elections has named his brother in law, Jermaine Sacky Lake and his Campaign […]

    May 25, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. Opposition Leader Dr Denzil Douglas calls for date for SKN general elections

    Former prime minister The Right Hon Dr Denzil Douglas on Wednesday night offered his St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party to the people of the twin-island federation as a legitimate, competent and compassionate government following the announcement earlier by Prime Minister Dr the Hon Timothy Harris that the National Assembly had been dissolved on Tuesday. “I find […]

    May 14, 2020Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. St Kitts’ Leader says GG Agreed To Dissolve Parliament On May 12

    My Fellow Citizens and Residents: “It was on February 18, 2015, that the mantle of leadership of our beloved Country fell on my shoulders when I was sworn in as the third Prime Minister of our nation of St. Kitts and Nevis. With the able assistance of my colleagues, I have endeavoured to wear that […]

    May 14, 2020Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Nevis Premier Takes 100% Salary Cut; Cabinet Ministers Give up 10% Of Salaries

    Nevisian Premier Mark Brantley, in an unprecedented show of solidarity with the people of Nevis impacted by loss of income due to the economic fallout from the Covid-19 global pandemic, has announced that he will forego his entire monthly salary for the foreseeable future. On April 22, the Premier informed the public, and wider federation, […]

    April 27, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  13. NRP Candidate Cleone Stapleton-Simmonds wins Nevis’ by-election

    Mrs. Cleone Stapleton-Simmonds of the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) whose symbol was the bottle emerged winner in the St. Thomas’ Parish, Lowlands Nevis 5 by-election held on March 05, 2020. The results were announced by Mr. Elvin Bailey, Supervisor of Elections from the Cotton Ground Police Station where the ballots were counted 3 1/2 hours […]

    March 19, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  14. Sitting Nevisian Premier offers condolences to Ex-Premier Joseph Parry on the passing of his wife

    Within days of serving official notice of his retirement from active politics and as a member of the Opposition in the Nevis Island Assembly, Joseph Parry’s wife Mrs. Myrthlyn Parry passed away on January 06, 2020. “I also take the opportunity to express on behalf of the Cabinet my deepest condolences to him and his […]

    January 19, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  15. VAT continues to perform well for NIA in 2019, Nevisian Premier & Finance Minister says

    The Value Added Tax (VAT) continues to be the single biggest revenue generator for the Nevis Island Administration. However, it continues to streamline its VAT Exemption policy. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance, made that disclosure when he presented the 2020 Budget Address with the theme “Building Resilience, Improving Infrastructure for Long-Term […]

    January 5, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  16. Nevis Island Administration signs agreement with the Republic of China (Taiwan) for re-lending project to boost small business activity there

    Nevisians younger than 35 years old now have a chance to borrow up to $100,000 for the establishment or expansion of existing small businesses, thanks to an EC $5million loan from the government and people of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) to facilitate the process through the Small Enterprise […]

    January 1, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. “Liza Liburd Jeffers” is Nevis’ newest centenarian

    Ms. Eliza “Liza Liburd Jeffers” Flanders of Hamilton became the newest centenarian on Nevis when she celebrated her 100th birthday on November 30, 2019. She joins the only other living centenarian on the island Ms. Mary Browne, of River Path in Gingerland who celebrated her most recent birthday on November 01, 2019. Eric Evelyn, Minister […]

    December 11, 2019HealthNo comments
  18. CDB President: Apply Digital Technology to Development Challenges

    Digital technology holds the promise of prosperity for the Caribbean if the right conditions exist for it to be used to address the Region’s most pressing development challenges. President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr Wm. Warren Smith made this point while laying out his vision for the Region’s digital transformation as he delivered the […]

    December 3, 2019TechnologyNo comments
  19. Entrepreneurship Fund for women and youth launched by Nevis Island Administration

    An Entrepreneurship Fund has been launched by the Ministry of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), with the hope of encouraging more women and youth participation. “It is my privilege and honour to announce that we are now at the final stages of establishing what we have called Entrepreneurship Fund. We had spoken about […]

    November 26, 2019PoliticalNo comments
  20. Nevisian Premier addresses issue of climate change at ruling BLP convention

    Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, addressed the issue of climate change when he delivered the feature address at the 81st annual Convention of the Barbados Labour Party at Queens Park in Barbados. The vexing issue was one of several matters Mr. Brantley described as ever increasing threats faced by the region. “Moderate rises in ocean […]

    November 4, 2019Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  21. Premier Brantley to be featured speaker at BLP conference

    The Mia Mottley-led Barbados Labour Party (BLP) has invited Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Foreign Affairs in St. Kitts and Nevis to be a featured speaker at the party’s 81st national conference this weekend.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Ian D. Bourne (@bajanreporteronline) on Oct […]

    October 24, 2019Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. Sea turtle poachers risk being caught, brought before Nevisian court, fined hefty sums of money

    Members of the public must stop interfering with sea turtles which come to the island’s shores to nest or risk being caught, arrested, taken before the court and fined hefty sums of money. The warning comes from Lemuel Pemberton, Deputy Director of Marine Resources in the Department of Marine Resource in Nevis when he spoke […]

    October 17, 2019NatureNo comments
  23. Basseterre’s efforts at greater CIP cohesion to gain limelight at 2018 Caribbean Investment Summit

    St. Kitts and Nevis is putting finishing touches on preparations for this month’s highly anticipated 2018 Caribbean Investment Summit, which will be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort from May 16th-18th. The Summit is expected to draw more than 250 attendees, including Heads of Government and Heads of Citizenship by Investment Units from Caribbean […]

    May 13, 2018BusinessNo comments
  24. CLIMATE SMART SUSTAINABLE TOURISM FORUM CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Ministry of Tourism of St. Kitts and Nevis regret to advise of the cancellation of the Climate Smart Sustainable Tourism Forum, scheduled for 6-8 September St. Kitts due to the threatening Hurricane Irma. They’ll explore dates for rescheduling the event and advise of their decision in the near […]

    September 4, 2017Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  25. Nevisian Leader presents $236.3 million tax-free budget

    Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance Vance Amory, presented the Nevis Island Administration’s $236.3 million tax-free budget, when he delivered the 2017 Budget Address in just over two hours, at a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly on November 30, 2016. The theme is “A Revitalization of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship for Economic Success.” […]

    December 4, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments