Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
January 28, 2008
This year will be abuzz with activity as Minister of Housing, Agriculture and Fisheries Honourable Cedric Liburd propels his ministry forward.
During an SKNIS-facilitated interview with Agriculture’s Communications Officer Clement “Juni” Liburd, Minister Liburd revealed that each of his four areas of operation achieved much during 2007 and have much to do in 2008.
He said that five townhouses of five units were completed in Central Basseterre last November and two townhouses of 10 units were recently opened in Taylors. The Minster responsible for Housing added that the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Home Improvement Project was also seeing an expansion, in that 223 of the 450 owners had applied to have their homes completed. This was being done through the National Housing Corporation (NHC) and funding provided by a Venezuelan Petro Caribe fund. A total of US$10 million was provided, of which EC$750,000 would be used to complete the starter homes.