BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 21ST 2012 (CUOPM) – Minister of Health, the Hon. Marcella Liburd has expressed thanks to the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) for partnering with the Taiwan-ICDF Alumni Society and co-sponsored by the Embassy of the R.O.C. (Taiwan) and St. Kitts and Nevis Ministry of Health.
It was Saturday morning and visiting hours at the hospital were about to begin. I called out to my mom and told her that we had to hurry up because we needed to go and check on my uncle as soon as possible. To this day, I never understood the urgency in my spirit but I knew we had to leave shortly. For some reason or the other we could not get out the house fast enough but when we finally did, I drove as fast as I could to get there. I got out of the car and began to hasten my steps. As I reached the corridor, I heard a scream and then saw my cousin on the
BASSETERRE, ST.KITTS: Many locals and visitors alike were full praise at last Friday’s concluded CXC Visual Arts Exhibition at Port Zante (March 12-16) which saw a variety of pieces from around the Caribbean region, including St. Kitts /Nevis.
“All dogs can be trained. They just have to be treated right and they will respond positively.” That is the stated opinion of American expatriate and volunteer, Mrs. Mary Anne Virant.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) – Four of the six airlines that operate scheduled service into St. Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport brought more passengers in 2011 than the previous year.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 14TH 2012 (CUOPM) – Over 5,000 cruise ship passengers were visiting St. Kitts onboard three ships on Wednesday bringing to 22,754 for this week from 10 cruise liners.
CHARLESTOWN, NEVIS: Dr Bailey Capao attached to the Alexandra Hospital on Thursday urged persons with diabetes and high blood pressure to ensure that these conditions are properly controlled to avoid kidney failure.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 15TH 2012 (CUOPM) – Four of the UK's leading airlines have slammed planned increases in airline passenger duty (APD) , claiming that the planned increase will reduce passenger numbers and hinder economic recovery.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 15TH 2012 (CUOPM) – A Kittitian living in Leeds, England is celebrating her 100th birthday.
GOVERNMENT ROAD, NEVIS: Those who patronize the Banyan Art Centre art show that opened yesterday (Tuesday March 13) will be able to see outstanding pieces by six artists. Among the artists is 15-year-old Roy Simon.
For the second year running, the ladies of the New Testament Church of God, marked the International Women Day 2012 by honoring three women at a ceremony held at the Charlestown new Testament Church on Friday.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) – Kittitian-born British author Caryl Phillips is being featured in the Malaysia Star.
Under the caption “Outside, looking in,” Akshita Nanda, penned following his recent visit to Singapore:
Nevisian artist, Vaughn Anslyn, is exhibiting his work for the second time at the Riviere on Government Road, Nevis. Those who patronize the exhibition will love what his magic hands have captured. The exhibition opened on February 28 and closes on March 10, 2012.
St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Limited (NATIONAL) 28/2/12 National Bank Marketing Manager Patricia Wilkinson, presented a cheque in the amount of $5,000 to Leonard Stapleton, Operations Manager of the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society. The cheque is in support of this year’s Primary Schools Quiz, one of the signature activities of the annual History and Heritage Week. The History and Heritage Week of activities is an initiative of the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society.
CHARLESTOWN, Nevis – Pastor Lehman Bates II said in an interview on Tuesday that his church that has sponsored the just ended medical mission to St. Kitts and Nevis strongly believes that preaching the gospel also involves taking care of people’s needs.”
Mrs. Patricia Hanley, one of the chief coordinators of a benefit concert held to assist two families in need, declared emphatically that ‘a little is much - when God is in it.’ This declaration was made towards the end of the concert, which was held on the evening of Friday 17th February, at the Henry’s Memorial Church located in Buck’s Hill, Gingerland.
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Some time ago I saw one of my patients, a friend and cancer survivor, in a singing competition at church. The words of the songs were as special to me, as it was to see her and other cancer patients full of life and love, by the help of the Great Physician.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, FEBRUARY 12TH 2012 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts continues to rake in accolades internationally.
MSNBC.com has just listed St. Kitts as one of the “5 Caribbean islands to discover now.”
It mentions the island’s history, culture and plantation inns as top reasons visit.
“Best for: History buffs and animal-lovers (vervet monkeys hang around some beaches). Long in the shadow of pricier Nevis, St. Kitts is home to a thriving West Indian culture and remarkably preserved architecture. A few 17th-century plantation homes have been converted to inns,” said MSNBC.com, which showed three photos of The Strip at Frigate Bay, Brimstone Hill and Cockleshell Bay.
St. Kitts was recently named one of the “Top 12 Spots that should be on your list for 2012” by Caribbean Travel + Life magazine.
St. Kitts’ Brimstone Hill National Fortress was named one of “10 Great Places to Explore The World's Best-Kept Secrets” by USA Today.
In summer 2011, the destination also ranks #1 on a list of the 16 Best Caribbean Vacations by US News & World Report.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, FEBRUARY 15TH 2012 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has congratulated the new Bishop of St. John’s-Basseterre, the Most Rev. Kenneth Richards.
CHARLESTOWN, NEVIS– Art lovers have an opportunity to appreciate African Art and a New York artist’s “The Colors of Nevis” at an art exhibition that opened yesterday (Tuesday) at the Riviere House, Government Road.