The first phase of the Island Main Road Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project on the north western coast of Nevis, is slated to commence in the first half of June 2019. The EC$6.7million project from Cotton Ground to Cliff Dwellers, will be constructed by contractors Surrey Paving & Aggregate Co. Caribbean Ltd.
Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation, and Premier of Nevis, accompanied by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier bade farewell to Dr. the Hon. Jaushieh Wu, Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and his wife Mrs. Ru-Yuh Wu, as they left the Federation via the Vance W. Amory International Airport, on May 29, 2019, at the end of a historic one-day inaugural visit.
The main healthcare facilities in St. Kitts and on Nevis, the Joseph N. France General Hospital and the Alexandra Hospital respectively, are in the process of working toward certification as Baby-Friendly Hospitals, as part of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) launched in 1991.