Nevis Needs A Stronger Fisheries Policy

CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (January 25, 2007)
Minister with responsibilities for Fisheries on Nevis the Hon. Robelto Hector said that the ongoing series of consultations with the fishers of Nevis had revealed a number of areas in need of strengthening in the existing policy of the Fisheries Department.
Mr. Hector told the Department of Information on Thursday January 25, 2007, that the consultations served as a fact gathering mission, to put together and refine its policy which would ultimately have greater benefit for the fishers. He said the consultations offered the opportunity for the fishers to contribute to the development of the fisheries policy.
“The consultations with the fishermen, I would say, are giving the results that I hoped for in terms of assisting us at the Ministry in putting together the package that they [fishers] would benefit from over the next five years and beyond,” he said.

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Nevis To Benefit From Energy Conservation Project

Wednesday January 24, 2007
By Corliss Smithen

The sister island of Nevis is also expected to benefit from the energy conservation project, an initiative of the government that will enable the country to develop and grow through efficient energy programmes.  As part of the venture, the administration has collaborated with the Cuban government to share out 140,000 energy saving bulbs to electricity consumers on St. Kitts.  Premier of Nevis Joseph Parry said his country also stands to profit under the scope of the energy conservation drive.  “The reason why we’re behind is because the previous administration did not respond to the government on the matter, but once we found out about the bulbs we told them we were interested.

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Nominees Of Annual Nevis Tourism Awards Released

Charlestown Nevis (January 19, 2007)
Nevis’ Ministry of Tourism announced the names of the nominees of the various categories for the 2007 Tourism Awards slated for Saturday February 3, 2007 at the prestigious Four Seasons Resort, Nevis.
Development Officer, Ms. Nicole Liburd made the announcement during a press conference held on January 17, at the Tourism Conference Room, Bath Hotel.  She expressed that each year the Ministry of Tourism invited nominations from its tourism partners to gather names of individuals to be honoured for their involvement, commitment and ongoing contribution to the development of the tourism industry.

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Nevis Tourism Names Winners Of FCCA Competition

Charlestown Nevis (January 19, 2007) The Research and Development Unit of the Ministry of Tourism in the Nevis Island Administration, released the names of the winners of the Nevis leg of the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Foundation for the …

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