BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 6TH 2014 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas is this month celebrating 25 years an elected Member of the St. Kitts and Nevis National Assembly.
According to organisers, events being planned to mark a week of activities from March 22nd to March 30th are being finalised and will be unveiled next week.
The five-term Parliamentarian, who represents St. Christopher 6 (Newton Ground to Harris’) is also celebrating in May, 25 years as National Political Leader of the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) and in July, 19 years as Prime Minister of the twin-island Federation.
Events will include a Special Edition of “Ask the Prime Minister (ATPM)”, Opening of the Main Constituency Office in St. Paul’s and Block Party, a Fit & Ready Walk, Run or Bicycle exercise from St. Paul’s to Saddlers, a Church Service, visits to senior citizens, a Constituency Town Hall-style meeting, a Jubilee Top Scholar event and a drive thru St. Christopher Six,
Other events include the official opening of the new St. Paul’s Day Care and Pre-School, a Cocktail Reception and Awards, the opening of the Saddlers Constituency Office, a Health & Farmers Market and a Scenic Railway tour.
Dr. Douglas, who replaced the Hon. Charles E. Mills in the March 21st 1989 General Election, defeated Roosevelt L. Caines of the Peoples Action Movement (PAM) 1,236 votes to 334 votes.
The March 1989 election also saw the splitting of Ottley’s into two separate constituencies by the Constituencies Boundaries Commission under the PAM government – with half attached to St. Christopher 7 (St. Peter’s/Stapleton/Conaree/Canada Estate/Keys/Cayon/Ottleys and the other half to St. Christopher 8 which is comprised of Ottleys//Lodge/Molineux/Phillips/Mansion/Tabernacle and Belle Vue.
The Full Programme – with dates, venues and times will be unveiled next week.