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‘Harriet Tubman on $20 bill won’t fix our problems’

Sat May 23, 2015


HONOURED: Harriet Tubman PLACING HARRIET Tubman’s face on the $20 bill won’t fix the plight of black people in America, says a descendent of the slave turned abolitionist. Ernestine “Tina” .. Read More →

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Church in Ireland needs ‘reality check’ after gay marriage vote

Sat May 23, 2015


One of Ireland's most senior Catholic clerics has called for the Church to take a "reality check" following the country's overwhelming vote in favour of same-sex marriage. The first gay .. Read More →

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Guyanese wanted for quadruple murder captured after US manhunt

Sat May 23, 2015


Police have reportedly caught a Guyanese immigrant who they believed killed his former boss, his wife, 10-year-old son and housekeeper. The former boss was the chief executive officer and president .. Read More →

Chief Fire Officer O'Garro (center) and Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister Osbert DeSuza (3rd from right) along with other Fire Service Officers with new tender. (Media credit: SKNIS

State-Of-Art Fire-Fighting Tender Added To Fleet Of St Kitts And Nevis Fire Rescue Services

Sat May 23, 2015


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- Chief Fire Officer Everette O’Garro has welcomed the newest state-of-the-art fire-fighting equipment to protect life and property in St. Kitts and Nevis. The fire tender .. Read More →

(left to right) Dr David Doyle, Ambassador of St. Kitts and Nevis to UNESCO, Hwang Woo Yea, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education of the Republic of South Korea and Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Shawn Richards.

Deputy PM Richards Promotes Reform Agenda At World Education Forum 2015

Fri May 22, 2015


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- Education reforms in St. Kitts and Nevis are projected to continue with a renewed sense of commitment influenced by the pursuit of Education For All .. Read More →

Michelle Cross Fenty, Director of Projects, at CDB.

Caribbean Region To Benefit From Launch Of PPP Support Facility

Fri May 22, 2015


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- Effective partnership between government and private sector across the Caribbean are expected to grow with the establishment of a US$1.2 million Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Support .. Read More →

CDB President Dr. Warren Smith presents award to James Galloway. (Media credit: SKNIS)

CDB Delegates Applaud Young Artists For Creativity

Fri May 22, 2015


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- The winners and runners up of the Youth Vybzing Spoken Word Challenge were applauded for their creativity and social consciousness on Thursday (May 21) by .. Read More →

Representatives of the entities identified to receive the computers donated by CDB at the conclusion of the Governors' Meeting.

Youth Challenged To Follow Dreams And Aspirations

Fri May 22, 2015


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- Young people were advised by Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris to merge creativity with work, at the Closing .. Read More →

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CDB study proposes multi-pronged thrust to cut high regional youth unemployment

Fri May 22, 2015


SKN] A new Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) study has proposed a comprehensive, multi-sectoral approach to tackle chronic youth unemployment in regional territories. The Study is entitled “Youth are our Future: .. Read More →

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The Charlestown Secondary School celebrates its 65th anniversary

Fri May 22, 2015


(CHARLESTOWN, NEVIS)- The Charlestown Secondary School is commemorating 65 years of service under the theme, ‘Come Alive! CSS is 65!’ A list of activities has been planned to celebrate the .. Read More →

(left to right) Dr David Doyle, Ambassador of St. Kitts and Nevis to UNESCO, Hwang Woo Yea, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education of the Republic of South Korea and Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Shawn Richards.

Deputy PM Richards Promotes Reform Agenda At World Education Forum 2015

Fri May 22, 2015


Press Release, SKNIS Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 21, 2015 (SKNIS): Education reforms in St. Kitts and Nevis are projected to continue with a renewed sense of commitment influenced by the .. Read More →

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Kent earthquake ’causes homes to shake’

Fri May 22, 2015


A 4.2 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in Kent, the British Geological Survey (BGS) has said. The tremor originated near Sandwich at a depth of 15km (9.5 miles) underground at .. Read More →

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Focus more on TVET in schools – CDB study

Fri May 22, 2015


[SKN] Specific challenges of giving youth the right training and tools for the labour market were examined in a Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) study presented today at a seminar at .. Read More →

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Digicel Business Wins Avaya’s Best Project of the Year Award

Thu May 21, 2015


Thursday 21st May 2015 – Kingston, Jamaica: Digicel, the region’s leading Business Solutions provider, recently won the highly coveted, Avaya Caribbean-wide Project of the Year award thanks to its ICT .. Read More →

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CDB’s 45th Board of Governors Meeting ends with pledge to fight poverty more creatively

Thu May 21, 2015


Basseterre, St. Kitts: The continuing impact of poverty and high unemployment on the Region emerged as one of the key areas of concern for Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank .. Read More →

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