Nevis Island Government Invests In Future Of Youth

Nevis Island Premier Parry

Nevis’ Premier Parry Addresses Group

Charlestown, Nevis
May 07, 2008

In keeping with its policy to train workers in all fields of endeavour on Nevis and to accommodate the demands of the Construction Industry, the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) selected 18 young persons to travel to Trinidad on May 12, 2008, to receive three months of extensive training in Construction and Auto Mechanics, at the Metal Construction Industries (MCI) in Trinidad.
 
The young persons met with Premier of Nevis Hon. Joseph Parry, Minister of Social Transformation Hon. Hensley Daniel and Minister of Land and Housing Hon. Robelto Hector on Thursday May 01, for an orientation exercise prior to their departure.
 
Premier Parry expressed contentment over the arrangement for young men and women to be trained, which he said would enhance their business, technical and social prowess.
 
“In this way these young persons will be able to become supervisors, foremen and eventually contractors. In addition to that, they will be able to operate at a high level in regard to working on some of the projects that we hope to have over the next few years.
 
“This is only the beginning of the training programmes that we have for young people on the island and we are hoping that it will help to create a pool of very good workers and it will also help to lessen some of the problems we have with delinquency and crime,” Mr. Parry said.

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Nevis Premier Reports To Nationals in Florida

Charlestown, Nevis
March 25, 2008

Premier of Nevis, the Hon. Joseph Parry reported to Nevisian Nationals on the accomplishments of the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) led Nevis Island Administration (NIA) at the Holiday Inn in Hollywood, Florida on Friday, March 14, 2008.

Mr. Parry said that the Florida meeting will take place at least once a year so that Nevisian Nationals and friends of Nevis living abroad can be abreast of the projects, programs and the way forward of the government and the island of Nevis.

Premier Parry’s report was accompanied by a collective and well organised power point presentation that contained text and pictures of the undertakings and progress of the NRP led NIA over the past year.

During his discourse on government’s development in Education, Mr. Parry discussed the new direction for Education.

He explained his Government’s move to allow teenage mothers the opportunity to return to school to continue their education and Rastafarian children to attend school without headwear. The Homework Assistance program’ he indicated, is on stream island- wide, with over 300 students participating in after school sessions.

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