Saint Kitts & Nevis Celebrate National Heroes Day

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, SEPTEMBER 16TH 2006 (CUOPM)

Saturday 16th September, a public holiday.
First commemorated in 1998, with the St. Kitts and Nevis Federal Parliament passing the National Honours Act, setting every September 16th ““ the birthdates of First National Hero ““ the Right Excellent Sir Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw and the Right Excellent Sir Joseph N. France, a holiday.

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Nevis Says No To Commercial Sex Workers

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, SEPTEMBER 14TH 2006 (CUOPM)
St. Kitts and Nevis has joined fellow Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country, Barbados, in declaring that commercial sex workers will not be welcomed to its shores for next year’s Cricket World Cup.

However, Prime Minister, the Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas told the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) that while prostitutes would not be welcomed for the CWC, it was about time that Caribbean people engaged in serious discussions on the decriminalisation of prostitution and homosexuality.

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Nevis Honours Members Of The Nevis 20/20 Cricket Team

Charlestown Nevis (September 4, 2006) Nevis’ Premier, the Hon Joseph Parry, while giving the feature address at a reception ceremony on Thursday August 31, admonished members of the Nevis Cricket Association that nothing came easy.
 
“My words to them are, nothing comes easy; nothing comes without sacrifice,” said Mr. Parry to the gathering at the Four Seasons Resort Ball Room. “The best players will tell you that they practice five times a day.  Go home early, train hard, stay away from drugs, absolutely, stay away from drugs,” he added.

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Nevis Contributes To Caribbean Gift And Craft Show

Charlestown Nevis (September 7, 2006) The Chief Executive Officer of the Nevis Tourism Authority, said that the Caribbean Gift and Craft Show was important to the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.
 
The Nevis Tourism Authority attributed that to the fact that visitors, especially visitors to the island of Nevis, would have an opportunity to peruse the exhibits that would be on display.  The Nevis Tourism Authority observed that visitors were interested in buying things that are authentically Caribbean.

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Culturama: Nevis’ Cultural Festival To Get A Facelift

CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (August 28, 2006)

Plans are afoot for a major facelift for Nevis’ major cultural festival Culturama. Minister of Culture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) the Honourable Hensley Daniel made the announcement recently on the heels of the recently concluded Culturama Festival earlier this month.

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