PM Harris Expresses Condolences On The Passing Of Kenrick Anderson Georges, Author Of Oh Land Of Beauty!, St. Kitts-Nevis’ National Anthem

PM Harris Expresses Condolences On The Passing Of Kenrick Anderson Georges, Author Of Oh Land Of Beauty!, St. Kitts-Nevis’  National Anthem

“Over 35 years later, our national anthem remains an iconic masterpiece that will forever leave an indelible impression on all citizens and residents of St. Kitts and Nevis and on all of our lives,” Prime Minister Harris said about Kenrick Georges’ beautiful composition, which he wrote to celebrate St. Kitts and Nevis’ Independence in 1983. […]

Youth leaders to discuss improving adolescent health in Caribbean

Youth leaders to discuss improving adolescent health in Caribbean

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The  Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) has announced plans to stage a Youth Leaders Initiative, aimed at bringing together people under the age of 25 to seek innovative ideas and solutions to address health problems that affect adolescents and young people in the Caribbean. PAHO said an estimated 237 million […]

National Security Advisor: Gang Members Wanted This Positive Change In The Country

National Security Advisor: Gang Members Wanted This Positive Change In The Country

Photo: National Security Advisor in St. Kitts and Nevis, (Ret.) Major General Stewart Saunders BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, August 20, 2019 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to experience an unprecedented period of peace and calm under the current Peace Initiative—something that was yearned […]

Caribbean States Prepare to Battle Illegal Fishing

Caribbean States Prepare to Battle Illegal Fishing

BELIZE CITY, Belize – Eighteen border control officers from seven Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) are currently undergoing a four-week training course in Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction, organized by the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) in collaboration with the CRFM Secretariat, the Government of Barbados, and the British Royal Navy’s Fisheries Protection […]

CARICOM leaders add more categories to free travel

By Bert Wilkinson, New York Amsterdam News

CARICOM leaders add more categories to free travel

One of the main bugbears to progress in the 15-nation Caribbean Community has been linked to the slow pace of implementation of rules regarding free movement and resettlement of various categories of workers but leaders say they are moving to improve the work pace. At last week’s main leaders summit in idyllic St. Lucia, the […]

Caribbean Countries Ensure Insurance Coverage for 2019 Hurricane Season

Caribbean countries are taking no chances this hurricane season and have purchased insurance ahead of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season.

Caribbean Countries Ensure Insurance Coverage for 2019 Hurricane Season

Hurricane Irma aftermath destruction to some of st.maarten/stmartin beaches blowing down trees and uprooting some on the beach.  (Image:Shutterstock) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Caribbean members of the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Segregated Portfolio Company (CCRIF SPC) have completed the selection of their insurance portfolio for 2019/20, with nine governments increasing their level of coverage for at […]

U.S. Court blocks Census question for Caribbean Immigrants

“I celebrate this ruling with the millions of immigrants throughout our city and our country who feared they would be targeted or silenced if this question were allowed to tarnish and bias the Census” - Jumaane

U.S. Court blocks Census question for Caribbean Immigrants

Jumaane D. Williams (Photo: Shutterstock) NEW YORK, NY (CMC) – Caribbean-American New York City Council Member Jumaane D. Williams has welcomed a ruling by a US federal judge blocking the Trump administration from including a question on citizenship status for Caribbean and other immigrants in the 2020 Census. “Time and again, over the last two years, we’ve […]

PAHO publishes new guidelines to treat Chagas disease

PAHO publishes new guidelines to treat Chagas disease

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has announced new guidelines to improve detection and management of Chagas disease, a parasitic infection that claims some 12,000 lives in Latin America and the Caribbean every year. PAHO said an estimated 65 million people living in 21 endemic countries of the Americas are […]

New WHO report highlights insufficient progress in tackling lack of safety on Caribbean roads

New WHO report highlights insufficient progress in tackling lack of safety on Caribbean roads

GENEVA, Switzerland (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) indicates road traffic deaths in the Caribbean and other places continue to rise, with an annual 1.35 million fatalities. On Friday, PAHO said the WHO Global status report on road safety 2018 revealed  that road traffic injuries are […]

CBI Developers in St. Kitts and Nevis Supportive of Government’s Reform Agenda

CBI Developers in St. Kitts and Nevis Supportive of Government’s Reform Agenda

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis — A number of developers, whose projects have been approved for the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) program, met several times with Senior Government officials and the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) to discuss the current CBI program.  These meetings were held to discuss a collaborative approach to improving the program and […]