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Tag Archives: Nevis

  1. 2022 New Year’s Day message by Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis

    Fellow Nevisians, residents and visitors,    I greet you today with all of the promise and hope of the New Year. A new day has now dawned, a new year is upon us and a new chapter now begins.    This new year, like all others, brings with it renewed possibilities for ourselves, our family […]

    January 4, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. 12 take first dose as Nevis rolls out Pfizer vaccines

    Twelve persons have received a first dose as the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) rolled out the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Nevis on Wednesday, September 01, 2021. The doses were administered to the 12 adults at the Charlestown Health Centre. Dr. Judy Nisbett, Medical Officer of Health and Chair of the Nevis COVID-19 Task Force, welcomed […]

    September 8, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. Movies filmed on Nevis soon to hit screens worldwide

    The three movies filmed on Nevis by MSR Media over the past seven months have all been sold to distributors and will soon be available on international streaming services. Under a three-year multi-film production deal with the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), UK-based boutique film and television production company, MSR Media filmed “One Year Off,” “Assailant,” […]

    September 3, 2021Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Three Nevisians selected to West Indies Under19 team for England tour

    Topnotch performances from three Nevisian cricketers have earned them coveted spots on the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Rising Stars Under19 team, set to tour England in September 2021. The three youngsters from Nevis making the 18-member squad are Anderson Amurdan, 18, (Right-hand opening bat); Onaje Amory, 17, (Right-hand bat/right-arm off-spin); and Carlon Bowen-Tuckett, 17, (Right-hand […]

    September 1, 2021CricketNo comments
  5. Nevis acquires PCR machine, their Alexandra Hospital now equipped to do COVID-19 testing

    The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has secured a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) machine that will allow for COVID-19 testing to be carried out at their Alexandra Hospital laboratory on Nevis. Premier Mark Brantley, Senior Minister of Health in the NIA, made the announcement during his monthly press conference on August 26, 2021. “I am very […]

    August 29, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  6. Historical conservationists voice concern over destruction of Slave Market wall in Charlestown

    The issue of destruction of historical sites on Nevis has surfaced again with the recent destruction at the historical Slave Market site in Charlestown, prompting historical conservationists to voice concern over the incident. In a press statement by the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society (NHCS) on July 23, 2021, the society registered its alarm with […]

    July 29, 2021ControversyNo comments
  7. Donated medical equipment will enhance healthcare delivery on Nevis, says Health Minister

    The medical equipment donated to the Alexandra Hospital for the Paediatric and Maternity wards will go a long way towards improving the delivery of healthcare on Nevis. “I wanted to add my quota of thanks as the Premier of Nevis and on behalf of all the people of Nevis, not only our children but certainly […]

    June 18, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  8. Nevis passes the 4000 mark for COVID-19 vaccinations, almost 500 vaccinated in 3 days

    Nevisian Premier Mark Brantley, Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), is encouraged that as at May 26th, over 4,000 persons on Nevis had taken their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. He said since the recent outbreak of the virus on St. Kitts, there has been an uptick in the number […]

    May 31, 2021HealthNo comments
  9. Premier Mark Brantley signs historic 3-year movie deal for Nevis

    Nevisian Premier Mark Brantley inked a groundbreaking three-year multi-picture production deal with MSR Media that will see more than a dozen movies being filmed on Nevis over the next 36 months. The Premier announced; “I am happy to report some exceptionally good news for Nevis. We are making significant strides to diversify the Nevisian economy […]

    May 28, 2021CinemaNo comments
  10. NIA implements COVID-19 restrictions as contact tracing from recent outbreak extends to Nevis

    The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has closed all schools on Nevis for two weeks since May 25, 2021 out of an abundance of caution in light of the recent outbreak of COVID-19 on St. Kitts. “I am to say to you that the contact tracing has also started in Nevis. You know why? Because there […]

    May 27, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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