Nevis Companies Support Hosting Of Conference

Basseterre, St. Kitts (May 02, 2007)

A number of local companies have stepped forward to support St. Kitts and Nevis’ hosting of the first ever Caribbean Conference of the International Council for Health, Physical Education Recreation, Sport and Dance (ICHPERD&SD).

Slated for the Royal St. Kitts Hotel and Casino at Frigate Bay, the May 11 to 12 meeting will attract approximately 100 regional and international sporting officials, administrators and coaches.

The Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis, Island Bakery and the Embassy of the Republic of Venezuela have pledged financial support for the prestigious conference.

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Nevis Tour Operator Awarded By Princess Cruise Lines

Basseterre, St. Kitts (May 01, 2007) Outstanding tour operators spent the morning aboard the Crown Princess Cruise Ship on Monday celebrating the honour of being notable shore excursion providers. Shore excursions manager with Princess Cruises, Rebecca Jamieson, distributed awards to …

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Nevis Sport Fishing Tournament

The Nevis Yacht Club Presents The 13th Annual Nevis Sport Fishing Tournament The 13th annual Nevis sport fishing tournament held at Oualie Beach Resort will take place 11th – 13th October 2007. We expect another competitive event with impressive catches! …

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Negative History Associated With Cotton Would Not Be Repeated

Charlestown, Nevis (May 01, 2007)

Director of Agriculture on Nevis Dr. Kelvin Daly said that the Department of Agriculture had considered the negative history associated with cotton production on the island and gave his assurance that the Department had would endeavour to ensure that the mistakes of the past would not be repeated.
 
Dr. Daly made the comment during an interview with the Department of Information on April 30, 2007 while he gave a progress report on the cotton project which is expected to commence on government owned and private lands shortly.
 
“A number of persons have expressed concerns regarding the wisdom of replanting cotton and I guess they have a negative history on cotton their opinions have been prejudiced when it comes to cotton. I guess the hard work involved, the low prices that were paid and [so] on but I am here to assure persons that in this project we have a sense of the history and we endeavour to make sure those mistakes of the past are not repeated.

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