Nevis Observes International Museum Day

Nevis Students on Museum Day Charlestown, Nevis May 20, 2016 The Nevis Historical and Conservation Society (NHCS) in collaboration with the Ministries of Tourism and Agriculture, on Wednesday May 18, commemorated International Museum Day with a tour of the historical New River Estate on the island’s east coast. The theme for this year’s International Museum Day is “Museums and Cultural …

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Bath Stream Rehab Project Progressing Well

Bridge Over Bath Stream Charlestown, Nevis May 15, 2016 Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism Carl Williams expressed satisfaction with ongoing works in the second phase of the Bath Stream Rehabilitation Project, which commenced three weeks ago. The three-phase project is expected to be completed by the end of July. Williams made the comment while on a site visit …

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Nevis Historical and Conservation Society Has a New Board

NHCS Director – Mrs. Evelyn Henville Charlestown, Nevis April 24, 2012 Premier of Nevis, the Hon. Joseph Parry said he is very pleased with the caliber of new inductees now blended with existing members of the Board of Directors of the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society (NHCS), and says he looks forward to the new breath of life that will …

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Book About Nevis’ History Presented to Premier Parry

Nevis Premier (R) Accepts History Book Charlestown, Nevis October 22, 2008 Premier of Nevis, the Hon. Joseph Parry on Tuesday received a complimentary copy of the book “Rivers of Time” from Freelance journalist Peter Ngunjiri. The presentation was made on behalf of British author and historian, Dr. June Goodfield. “On accepting this book I must say that I am pleased …

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Nevis History Book Published By Single Parent

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Robelto Hector and Jean Caines

Robelto Hector  (L) and Author Jean Caines

Charlestown, Nevis
October 01, 2008

Ms. Jean Caines a single parent of St. Pauls Parish is Nevis’ newest author. She launched her first publication “Let’s look Back”¦A Diary About Nevis and Nevisians”, earlier this week at the Bath Hotel. The book chronicles life on the island through accounts of Nevisians both past and present.

Area Representative and personal friend Hon. Robelto Hector applauded Ms. Caines for her tenacity and hard work and said her achievement could serve as a resourceful piece of literature about Nevis.

“I am seeing what a helpful tool your book could be in our schools and more so to the wider community. It was very thoughtful of you to think of compiling such pertinent information,” he said.

Meantime, Ms. Caines said the thought to write the book came in late August 2005 after she tried to recall the names of her school teachers and couldn’t and phone calls to fellow students proved futile.

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