St. Kitts – Nevis To Get Commercial Fishing Boats

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis January 22, 2008 (CUOPM) Another step by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis to develop the fishing industry to provide better food security, job creation and foreign exchange earnings. Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, …

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St. Kitts – Nevis Defends Diplomatic Policy With Taiwan

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
January 22, 2008 (CUOPM)

St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas says his government has no intention of severing diplomatic relations with the Republic of China on Taiwan in favour of mainland China.

“We took an informed position that we would prefer to support Taiwan because Taiwan at the moment can bring the greater support in the advancing of the economic, social and political development of the people, that is what we pursue in our foreign policy,” Prime Minister Douglas told reporters during the recent OECS Heads of Government Meeting in Roseau, Dominica.

The Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) is reporting the St. Kitts and Nevis leader as saying that the twin-island Federation was interested in the further development of its citizens and that Taiwan best reflect that policy.

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Cruise Ship Lodging For Cricket World Cup

Wednesday January 24, 2007
By Corliss Smithen

Fifteen hundred more rooms will be available for visitors coming to Saint Kitts and Nevis for the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Cricket World Cup (CWC).

Royal Zante Cruises will be providing floating hotel accommodation for a number of the thousands of tourists the Federation is expecting to arrive for the event.

Balmoral, a promotional company, is collaborating with Royal Zante Cruises to market the vessel.

“The ship will provide accommodation for World Cup cricket. We will quickly investigate which other islands need floating hotels. I have an appointment in Barbados tomorrow with Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) and they are cooperating with us.

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