May 12, 2017

Grenada Hosts Climate Change Dialogue and Fair

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), in collaboration with Grenada’s Ministry of Education, Human Resources, and the Environment, recently hosted national exhibition and fair Climate Fest as part of a sub-regional effort to promote sustainable development initiatives throughout the Eastern Caribbean. Held at the Radisson Grenada Beach Resort from 25 April 2017, Climate Fest treated visitors to a ‘green […]
May 5, 2017

IMF TO TEAM UNITY GOVERNMENT: YOUR EFFORTS TO STRENGTHEN THE CBI PROGRAM ARE COMMENDABLE

By Valencia Grant, Press Secretary to the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Release No. 256                                                                                  IMF TO TEAM UNITY GOVERNMENT: YOUR EFFORTS TO STRENGTHEN THE CBI PROGRAM ARE COMMENDABLE   BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MAY 4TH, 2017 (PRESS SEC) – A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) commended the Government yesterday, Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017, on its […]
May 4, 2017

Dominica Improves Infrastructure

Infrastructure plays a central role in enabling small islands to develop into prosperous, independent nations. It reduces costs, such as travel costs, encourages business-making and relation-building between people, and improves productivity. No country knows this more than the Commonwealth of Dominica, whose people suffered significant setbacks after Tropical Storm Erika damaged the entire nation’s infrastructure in August 2015. With roads […]
May 2, 2017

Grenada Invitational Attracts Tourism

Grenada has won international admiration following a live broadcast of its inaugural Invitational. “Everyone’s buzzing about Grenada,” says the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA). Hosted on 8 April 2017, Grenada’s Invitational was the first track and field meet of the season, and was aired to an estimated audience of 90 million viewers via the American television network ESPN2. Speaking on the […]
April 20, 2017

Job Creation and Earnings Soar in St Kitts and Nevis

The Federation of St Kitts and Nevis Social Security Board has reported a dramatic increase in job creation and employment earnings across the nation; the highest recorded in the country’s history. The feat has been reached under the administration of the country’s Prime Minister, Dr the Honourable Timothy Harris, who, on 5 April 2017, commented: “In 2016, we outdid all […]
April 13, 2017

UK Home Office Issues Guidance on EU Nationals

On 23 June 2016, British nationals voted to leave the European Union. Official exit procedures were however only launched on 29 March 2017, when the United Kingdom ‘triggered Article 50’ – a provision of the Treaty on European Union that outlines how to withdraw from the EU. To assuage uncertainty on the consequences of such ‘triggering,’ particularly with respect to […]
April 4, 2017

St Kitts and Nevis Records Growth in Employment

The St Kitts and Nevis Social Security Board has confirmed 2016 as the year with the highest number of Kittitians and Nevisians employed in the Federation – an achievement that goes hand in hand with the country’s growing economy. Figures from the Board show that national employment stood at 24,539 jobs in 2016, up from 24,308 in the previous year […]
April 3, 2017

Grenada Receives Sixth IMF Review

A working visit by staff of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Grenada has confirmed a positive picture of the country’s economic performance – reflected in both remarkable GDP growth and improved fiscal policies. Between 15th and 22nd March 2017, a team of experts headed by IMF Deputy Division Chief Nicole Laframboise visited Grenada to conduct its sixth review of […]