Nevis Premier Holds Talks With Chief Minister Of Anguilla

April 23,2008

Premier of Nevis, the Hon Joseph Parry met with the Chief Minister of Anguilla, the Hon. Osborne Flemming to discuss matters relating to Tourism, the Economy and Immigration.

Premier Parry was accompanied by Deputy Premier-Hon. Hensley Daniel and Legal Adviser, the Hon. Patrice Nisbett, who initially attended a luncheon hosted by the Chief Minister at the Tenemos Resort Restaurant Zurra on Sunday, April 20th.

On Monday morning the talks continued when the entire Anguilla Island Administration Cabinet met with members of the Nevis Island Administration.  This time the discussion was based on the development of Anguilla and Nevis,Tourism and the progress the islands have made over the years.  The Chief Minister was very interested in the geothermal project and placed on record his excitement over the idea of seeing electricity being offered at a considerably less expensive rate.

The Chief Minister was also proud to inform the team that Anguillians have been investing large sums of money in their own country.  As a matter of fact, when they took an island tour, he showed off an area of about 300 acres of land which, he said, is being developed by Anguillians to the tune of one hundred million dollars.

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NIA Embarks On Physical Development Plans On Nevis

Charlestown, Nevis
April 18, 2008

In accordance with the Nevis Physical Development Planning Ordinance 2005, the Physical Planning Unit in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) held a Stakeholders Consultation on April 10, 2008, at the Mount Nevis Hotel, to embark on the process of developing physical development plans for specific areas on Nevis.
The Organization of American States (OAS) Director to St Kitts and Nevis Mr. Starret D. Greene, who spoke at the consultation, confirmed that the OAS through its Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI) approved the Nevis Physical Development Plan, with funding from its Special Multilateral Fund for technical cooperation.
He further added that through the project, the goal of the OAS was to further strengthen its partnership with the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and to provide help to Nevis for the development of a comprehensive system of land usage.
“Moreover, the OAS recognised that land was a premium on the island of Nevis, given the island’s relatively small size and it was essential to develop a legal, administrative and managerial system that would ensure an orderly long-range development plan to guide every aspect of the island’s physical development,” he said.

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St. Kitts – Nevis Accepts Further Taiwanese Assistance

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
February 28, 2008 (CUOPM)

The Governments of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Republic of China on Taiwan have agreed on further development assistance in the form of grants to fund various projects at the community level in the short term.

This was disclosed here Wednesday afternoon by St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Denzil L. Douglas at his monthly Press Conference.

Dr. Douglas the projects to include the completion of the Bird Rock Athletic Stadium ““ the venue for next month’s CARIFTA Games to be held here for the very first time, during the Easter vacation; the Day Care Centre in St. Paul’s, the Upgrading the Halfway Tree Pavilion and Fencing of that facility, the fencing the Verchilds Secondary School, the construction of the new sporting facility for the people of West Farm and Boyd’s, the continuing upgrade of the Saddlers Sporting Complex, the upgrading of the Challenger’s Playfield and the construction of change and wash rooms and stands for those watching games being played and of the completion of the St. Peter’s Sporting Complex.

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