Caribbean Leaders Want Efficient Transportation System

St. Kitts – Nevis Ferry Seabridge Unloads Cars Photo By Erasmus Williams Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis Janaury 19, 2009 (CUOPM) Eastern Caribbean leaders want an efficient transportation system to sustain tourism and to food security. During their joint meeting …

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Another Celebrity Cruise Ship For St. Kitts – Nevis

Cruise Ships Docked In St. Kitts - Nevis

Cruise Ships Docked In St. Kitts – Nevis
Photo By Erasmus Williams

Basseterre, Saint Kitts – Nevis
June 24, 2008 (CUOPM)

A few weeks after Celebrity Cruise Lines, announced that its newest ship, the 2,850-passenger Celebrity Solstice, will have St. Kitts – Nevis on its maiden voyage, the twin-island Federation is on the itinerary of another new Celebrity vessel.

Celebrity Solstice will embark on its maiden voyage in November this year and make three calls to St. Kitts before December 14th, the original date.

Now Celebrity Cruise Lines has announced that the 2,850-passenger Celebrity Equinox, which will be inaugurated on August 8, 2009 will have St. Kitts – Nevis on its 10- and 11-night “Ultimate Caribbean” cruises roundtrip out of Fort Lauderdale.

These will also feature stops at the ports of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; Roseau, Dominica, Bridgetown, Barbados; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Grand Cayman; Colombia; Costa Rica and Mexico. The 11-night itinerary includes a stop at Roatan, Honduras, which Celebrity has not visited since 2007.

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Nevis Born Justice Hugh A. Rawlins Appointed To Chief Justice

Chief Justice - Hugh A. Rawlins

Chief Justice – Hugh A. Rawlins

Charlestown, Nevis
April 28, 2008

Legal Advisor in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Mr. Patrice Nisbett, is hopeful that the promotion of Nevisian born legal luminary Justice Hugh Anthony Rawlins to Chief Justice in the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC), would spur the youths of Nevis and St. Kitts to aspire to achieve.
He made the comment in an interview with the Department of Information on Monday April 28, 2008, following an announcement by the Organisation of  East Caribbean States (OECS) Secretariat that on April 24, it had communicated to the Lord High Chancellor, Jack Straw, a request to lay before Queen Elizabeth II on behalf of the OECS Authority, a recommendation for the appointment of Justice Hugh Anthony Rawlins to the position of Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, with effect from April 29 2008.
“I would hope that this elevation would inspire not only the lawyers in Nevis and in St. Kitts but also the young people in our country that whatever one sets ones mind to, one can certainly achieve that.
“The young people can look at Mr. Rawlins as an example of the fact that one can come from humble beginnings and arise to significant prominence and great position in the Caribbean region,” he said.
Mr. Nisbett who spoke on behalf of Premier of Nevis Hon Joseph Parry and the Cabinet, said he was extremely proud of Justice Rawlins elevation to the highest judicial office in the Caribbean a feat he had achieved in short order.

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