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Residents of St Kitts to get duty free allowances come December

Residents of St Kitts to get duty free allowances come December


BASSETERRE – Residents of St Kitts and Nevis, specifically non-commercial importers and travellers, will receive duty free allowances on food stuff and non-commercial imports.This was revealed by Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris during a statement in...

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Blue Mountain coffee gets boost on the Travel Channel

Blue Mountain coffee gets boost on the Travel Channel


KINGSTON –  Uncommon Grounds, a show on the US-based Travel Channel has shown viewers how to spot fake Jamaica Blue Mountain (JBM) coffee, to the delight of local stakeholders.US coffee drinkers are trending towards cheaper uber coffees while distrus...

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St Kitts government committed to safety and security in schools

St Kitts government committed to safety and security in schools


BASSETERRE – The Government of National Unity is committed to the safety and security of the Federation’s high schools.Speaking at a symposium on the Sustainable Human Development and the Citizen Security Agenda: Defining Priority Actions in Barbados...

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Government ministers welcome the Norwegian Getaway to St Kitts

Government ministers welcome the Norwegian Getaway to St Kitts


BASSETERRE – Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis Dr Timothy Harris, and Minister of Public Infrastructure Ian "Patches" Liburd joined their Cabinet colleagues in welcoming the MS Norwegian Getaway cruise ship on its inaugural visit to the shores of ...

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Red Cross raises $129 000 for Dominica

Red Cross raises $129 000 for Dominica


THE BARBADOS RED CROSS says its Dominica storm relief appeal has raised nearly $130 000.In a release over the weekend, director general Edmond Bradshaw said the money – $129 500 – would be combined with that raised by the International Federation of ...

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Guyana’s sugar workers urged to continue with crop

Guyana’s sugar workers urged to continue with crop


GEORGETOWN – Officials of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) are optimistic that the set target of 227 000 tonnes of sugar for 2015 can be realised, barring no more interruptions as the company is 30 000 tonnes away from that total.During a panel...

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St Kitts won’t stop importation of cars

St Kitts won’t stop importation of cars


BASSETERRE, St Kitts – Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr Timothy Harris has dismissed rumours that his Government will stop nationals from importing vehicles into the Federation.Responding to a question posed by reporter at his monthly press c...

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Nevis will get ‘fair share’ in budget

Nevis will get ‘fair share’ in budget


BASSETERRE, St Kitts – Premier of Nevis and Senior Minister Vance Amory, is confident that Nevis will receive a fair share of allocated funds in the 2016 Budget.In an interview, the Minister of Nevis Affairs, said while he has served as a member of t...

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CTO launches UK and European Travel Industry Trends & Insight Report

CTO launches UK and European Travel Industry Trends & Insight Report


LONDON – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) today launched its UK and European Travel Industry Trends & Insight Report 2015, produced in conjunction with the travel trade publication TTG.For the second year running the CTO has produced this...

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Ruling party candidate leads presidential election runoff in Haiti

Ruling party candidate leads presidential election runoff in Haiti


PORT-AU-PRINCE – Ruling party candidate Jovenel Moïse led voting in Haiti's October 25 presidential election with 32 per cent, followed by former government executive Jude Célestin with 25 per cent, according to official results announced on Thursday...