Nevis Premier Looks Back On Nevis’ Past 25 Years

Nevis Premier Speaking At Career Fair - 2008

Nevis Premier Speaking At Career Fair – 2008

Charlestown, Nevis
May 15th, 2008

Premier of Nevis, the Hon. Joseph Parry stated that twenty-five years has made a tremendous difference on Nevis.  He made the statement with reference to the island’s progress since Independence in 1983, at the Career Fair Wednesday, May 14th, 2008, sponsored by the Nevis Island Administration’s Human Resource Department. The event, designed to expose the public, especially our young people, to the various career options, as well as to create awareness with regard to the functions of the Human Resource Department. The event took place at the Nevis Cultural Centre, Old Hospital Road in Charlestown. The theme this year was:  “Get Trained! Get Certified!”

“We are at a crossroads in our society. Today, we are talking about geothermal energy, 21st Century Telecommunications, the Brown Hill Call Center and a great hotel named Amman Resort”¦We are talking about diversification of the economy in Nevis. Twenty-five years ago one could only think about teaching, police, the civil service; today, there are numerous career choices,” said Premier Parry.

The Premier discussed geothermal energy stating that he does not believe that a large number of Nevisians understand the full extent of the operation.

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St. Kitts – Nevis Police Train In Counter-Terrorism

Basseterre, Saint Kitts – Nevis
April 01, 2008 (CUOPM)

More professional training for law enforcement officers in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Senior officers from the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force and Customs and Excise Department are in Jamaica to participate in a one-week counter-terrorism course.

Inspector Franklyn Belgrove of the St. Kitts Division and Sergeant Alanzo Carty of the Nevis Division of the Police Force and Desroy Daniel, Senior Customs Officer, Enforcement Division, are among participants from six Caribbean countries participating in the March 31st  to April 4th course.

The course organised by Jamaica’s Justice Training Institute in partnership with the Commonwealth Secretariat covers intelligence-gathering and use, investigating and financing terrorism, co-ordinating with border control agencies, international co-operation and other related subjects.

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Hospitality Training Appeals To St. Kitts – Nevis Youth

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
February 20, 2008

New recruits for the UNESCO Youth Path Project are expressing excitement about the start of Phase 2 in which they will be exposed to entrepreneurship training in the field of tourism and heritage.

Loyola Challenger, one of the new Youth Path students told SKNIS that although she is not 100 percent  certain about her future vocation, she hopes to expand her knowledge about the tourism industry and explore the possibility of working in the field, especially in the area of hospitality.

Secretary General of the National Commission for UNESCO Mr. Antonio Maynard recently announced that the launch of Phase 2 of the UNESCO Youth Path Project would take place at the Ocean Terrace Inn on Tuesday 26th February at 10:00 a.m.

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Nevis Agricultural Personnel To Receive Training

Charlestown, Nevis
January 21, 2008

The Departments of Fisheries and Cooperatives in the Ministry of Agriculture on Nevis in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), concluded a three-day workshop on Thursday January 17, 2008 at the Nevis Cooperative Credit Union Conference Center.
The workshop on the Project Management Cycle attracted over 15 participants from the Board of Directors of the Nevis Fishermen Marketing and Supply Cooperatives Society Limited, staff of the Public Works Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Cooperatives and was facilitated by Mr. Mitsuhiro Ishida of JICA.
Speaking at the opening of the workshop on January 15, 2007, Minister of Agriculture, the Hon. Robelto Hector gave his full support to the training exercise and told participants they should maximise what was being taught.

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