Culturama 46
July 25th to August 6th, 2021

Mission Statement

To increase the cultural awareness of Nevisians; to revive, preserve and promote the rich cultural heritage of Nevis and to stimulate the economy through the staging of the Culturama festival.

Functions

  • To source culturally minded creative and dedicated persons to serve on the Nevis Culturama Committee
  • To solicit sponsorship from corporate organizations and individuals within the business community and from among the general public.
  • To create an awareness among nationals at home and abroad with regards to the planned activities for the Culturama festival.
  • To educate the populace so that they can develop a sense of pride for Culturama and be willing to contribute towards its future development and sustenance.
  • To encourage participation in Culturama from as many talented Nevisians thereby ensuring the success and continuity of the festival.
  • To create a festive atmosphere each year as this will serve as a stimulus for greater involvement in the festival from Nevisians at home and abroad.
  • To regularly update the Culturama website www.culturamanevis.com so that persons overseas can be kept in tuned with the progress and planning of Culturama each year.
  • To disseminate information via the print and electronic media thereby informing the Nevisians at home and abroad about the planned activities for Culturama in any given year of the festival.
  • To work in Close conjunction with the Department of Culture to revive and preserve the dying folk traditions of Nevis.
  • To organize costume designing and building workshops so that these skills can be imparted to interested Nevisians.
  • To honour at least one outstanding Cultural icon for his/her contribution towards the preservation and promotion of culture and Culturama on Nevis.
  • To organize creative writing workshops for Junior Kaisonians thereby ensuring their continued interest and participation in the Junior Kaiso art form and the continuity of the Kaiso art form on Nevis.
  • Top encourage participation from Nevisians in the annual Culturama slogan competition.
  • Improve on the technical, organizational and other aspects of Culturama so that a culturally rich and quality festival can be produced over the next five years.
  • To solicit the financial support of the corporate business community to fuel the Culturama festival and reduce the dependency on the Nevis Island Government for financial assistance • To solicit the financial support of the corporate business community to fuel the Culturama festival and reduce the dependency on the Nevis Island Government for financial assistance
  • To solicit the financial support of the corporate business community to fuel the Culturama festival and reduce the dependency on the Nevis Island Government for financial assistance.
  • To provide a forum for local artists in the various disciplines to develop and flourish and to showcase their skills and talents.

Vision

To preserve Nevis’ rich cultural heritage by the hosting of Culturama and in so doing it is hoped that one day Culturama would be able to compete with other leading regional and international festivals and be able to bring tremendous economic benefits to the island.

Sustainable Priorities

  • Stimulate economic activity with in the country by the annual staging of the Culturama festival.
  • Creative an atmosphere during the Culturama festival for small business entrepreneurs to make monies.
  • Provide a forum for local entertainers and cultural practitioners to showcase their skills and in so doing get an opportunity to make some money.
  • Organize training programs in various cultural disciplines so that persons can be empowered with skills such as costume making, dance choreography et al  which can assist them in making money.
  • Work on improving the financial management of the festival there by making it economically viable and reduce the annual subvention given to the Culturama Committee by the Nevis Island Government.

 Values

At the Culturama Secretariat Department we are committed to:-

  • Communication
    We are committed to serve our customers with respect as we strive to deliver efficient service to all of our customers. We also encourage the staff members to communicate with each other to acquire information with regards to the execution of his or her duties.
  • Responsibility
    Each officer is given specific duties to perform and he or she is equipped with the necessary skills to enable him/her to perform these duties. It is the responsibility of each office to ensure that the goals set by the Department are attained.
  • Performance
    Officers are expected to perform his/her duties in order to achieve the overall expected objectives of the Department.
  • Teamwork
    Teamwork among officers is very much encouraged as we realize that sharing of ideas and assisting each other in his or her tasks is critical towards making the Department a success story.
  • Innovation
    Officers are encouraged to use their creative minds and to use their initiatives in enhancing the productivity of the Department.
  • Integrity
    Officers are encouraged to be honest and confidential in conducting the Department’s business. They are encouraged to be transparent and fair in their dealing with members of the general public.

Agriculture Ministers in St. Kitts and in Nevis meet to discuss way forward for agriculture

Hon. Samal Duggins, Federal Minister of Agriculture met with Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister of Agriculture on Nevis on December 01, 2022, for discussions on the way forward for agriculture in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Nevis observes World AIDS Day 2022

The following is an address by Hon. Hazel Brandy Williams, Junior Minister of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) in observance of World AIDS Day 2022.

Romantic-comedy filmed on Nevis hits screens worldwide for the holiday season

Lionsgate release “Christmas in Paradise”, an MSR Media movie filmed on the tropical island of Nevis, hits theatres in North America in time for the holiday season.

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Nevis on December 07

The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Charlestown is scheduled for from 7 p.m.  on December 07, 2022, with the theme “Celebrating His birth with joyful praise.” The patron is Ms. Earlene Maynard of Mount Lily Village.

Supervisor of Elections presents guidelines ahead of Nevis Island Assembly elections

The following is a statement from Mr. Oaklyn Peetes, Supervisor of Elections for the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis regarding the Nevis Island Assembly elections on December 12, 2022.

Dept. of Education on Nevis to implement drug abuse prevention programme in primary schools January 2023

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Premier Brantley announces date for local election on Nevis

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley has announced the date when the people of Nevis will cast their votes to decide which party will form the island’s next government.

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley’s address to the people of Nevis

The following is an address to the people of Nevis delivered by Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis on November 24, 2022.

NIA optimistic about increasing airlift on Nevis in time for tourist season

he Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is optimistic that negotiations with a number of regional airlines with regard to increasing airlift on the island of Nevis, will soon bear fruit.

Stakeholders on Nevis urged to participate in Universal Periodic Review Trust Fund Disabilities Project

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NTA promotes wellness in Queen City to UK journalists

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Disaster management officials on Nevis in better state of readiness to deal with risks, responses from disasters

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Premier Brantley receives courtesy call from US Ambassador H.E. Taglialatela

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Nevis Water Department advises of water service interruption November 23

The following is an advisory from the Nevis Water Department (NWD) regarding an interruption in the water service scheduled for November 23, 2022.

Nevis preparing for a robust cruise and stay-over tourist season

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Nevis observes World Fisheries Day 2022

The following is an address delivered by Mr. Huey Sargeant, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on behalf of Hon. Alexis Jeffers Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resource on Nevis in observance of World Fisheries Day on November 21, 2022.

Premier Brantley reassures 5% salary increase for Nevis public servants will be honoured

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Nevis Min. of Tourism to host training seminar for certified taxi drivers

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NIA to pay ‘Double Salary’ to civil servants, gov’t pensioners next week

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Nevis Government to make Honorarium Payment by November 30

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) will pay an honorarium to frontline workers and those individuals who provided auxiliary support assisting in the COVID-19 response on the island of Nevis, by November 30, 2022.

Nevis Dept. of Agriculture advises of new pest affecting certain crops

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New Supervisor of Elections in SKN makes first official visit to Nevis ahead of local elections

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NEVLEC announces planned power outage on November 17

The following is a notice from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding a planned power outage on Wednesday November 17, 2022.

NEVLEC announces planned power outage on November 16

The following is a notice from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding a planned power outage on Wednesday November 16, 2022.

Local author donates copies of his book to primary, secondary students in effort to pass on Nevis’ history

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NEVLEC announces planned power outage on November 15

The following is a notice from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding a planned power outage on Tuesday November 15, 2022.

CDEMA official seeking to enhance National Disaster Management Programme in St. Kitts and Nevis

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Nevis Tourism Authority Launches Times Square Billboard Campaign with Vacation Giveaway

The Nevis Tourism Authority launched their new digital billboard campaign in New York City’s Times Square just in time to welcome the holiday season.

CDB offers scholarship for postgraduate studies in Italy

The following is a notice from the Ministry of Human Resources on Nevis regarding study opportunities in Italy.

Nevis Premier to hold next monthly press conference November 17

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, will host his next monthly press conference on Thursday November 17, 2022.

NWD commences work for Road Rehabilitation Project; may cause disruption, traffic delays

The Projects Team at the Nevis Water Department (NWD) is working in the area of Cliffdwellers to Oualie Beach to install new water mains as part of the Island Main Road Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project.

Nevis to observe Remembrance Day 2022 November 13

The following is a notice from the Premier’s Ministry regarding the observance of Remembrance Day 2022.

Hon. Eric Evelyn is Acting Premier of Nevis – November 5-11, 2022

The Office of the Premier wishes to inform that Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis traveled overseas on official duties from November 5th to 11th, 2022.

New CT Scanner will take healthcare on Nevis to the next level, says Premier Brantley

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New Head of Taiwan Technical Mission in SKN visits Nevis, brings gift

The Department of Agriculture was gifted with 2,000 pineapple slips from the Taiwan Technical Mission in St. Kitts and Nevis on November 02, 2022.

ESIA results for Nevis Geothermal Project available for public review

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Windsong Foundation donates another new school bus to Nevis Ministry of Education

Students on Nevis are now better placed to benefit from additional transportation for their daily commute to and from school thanks to another donation from the Windsong Foundation.

Nevis Water Dept. advises of planned supply interruption in St. James’ Parish

The Nevis Water Department wishes to advise the general public of an interruption in the water supply slated for Wednesday, November 02, 2022, between the hours 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. in the St. James’ Parish.

Delegation from UVI meets with education officials on Nevis

Hon. Troy Liburd, Jr. Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), welcomed a delegation of 18 faculty members of the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) to his office on October 27, 2022, to hold discussions in an effort to strengthen the partnership between the entities.

Hon. Alexis Jeffers is Acting Premier of Nevis

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis is currently serving as Acting Premier from October 31 to November 03, 2022.

Nevis Financial Services products to be promoted at 9th Annual Private Wealth Latin America & the Caribbean Forum

Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley will lead a delegation to the 9th Annual Private Wealth Latin America & the Caribbean Forum where members of his team will promote the products and services being offered in the Financial Services Sector on the island of Nevis.

Nevis Water Dept. advises of early closure for Billing office

The following is a notice from the Nevis Water Department (NWD) regarding an early closure of its Billing office.

Hon. Eric Evelyn is Acting Premier of Nevis – October 28-30, 2022

The Office of the Premier wishes to inform that Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis traveled overseas on personal business from October 28th to 30th, 2022.

Four Nevisians sworn in as MPs during the opening session of the National Assembly

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NIA Cabinet Ministers engage youths to discuss government’s programs, plans, for young persons

Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley was pleased to have had the opportunity to engage directly with youth leaders on Nevis in critical dialogue, during the recently held Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Youth Forum.

Hon. Eric Evelyn is Acting Premier of Nevis

Hon. Eric Evelyn is Acting Premier of Nevis

NIA issues statement regarding payment of honorarium to frontline workers

The Nevis Island Administration has been made aware through Media reports of the decision of the Federal Cabinet to pay an honorarium to frontline workers on St. Kitts.  An announcement was made on Thursday October 20, 2022 that the honorarium fixed at EC$2,000 would be paid on October 21st, 2022.

Hon. Mark Brantley appointed Leader of the Opposition in the St. Kitts and Nevis National Assembly

Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley, Leader of the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM), has been appointed Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly of St. Kitts and Nevis.

Movies filmed on Nevis to launch at international content trade show in Cannes

Two movies by MSR Media, filmed on the island of Nevis, are scheduled to launch at the MIPMarkets MIPCOM Cannes, an international content trade show currently underway in France.

Top eight women in Microtrade Purchases and Sales Skills Training workshop on Nevis receive $3,000 grant

Eight women on Nevis recently received a grant of $3,000 each to enhance their businesses at the end of a three-week Microtrade Purchases and Sales Skills Training workshop hosted by the Taiwan Technical Mission in collaboration with the Department of Gender Affairs and the Small Enterprise Development Unit (SEDU).

Prime Minister Dr. Drew keen on fostering an improved relationship with the Government and people of Nevis

St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew says he remains committed to fostering a friendly relationship with the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) and establishing closer ties with the people of Nevis.

Two important Financial Services Bills passed in the Nevis Island Assembly

Two important Bills relating to the Financial Services Industry on Nevis were passed during the October 18, 2022 sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly- the Nevis Business Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2022; and the Nevis Limited Liability Company (Amendment) Bill, 2022.

NIA signs contract for multi-million-dollar Phase 2 Island Main Road Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project

Work is expected to commence shortly on Phase 2 of the Island Main Road Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project, as the Nevis Island Administration signed a multi-million-dollar project with Surrey Paving & Aggregate Company Caribbean Ltd. on October 14, 2022, at the NIA’s conference room in Charlestown.

Embassy of the Republic of Chile offers Scholarships 2023 for postgraduate studies

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding the availability of postgraduate study opportunities offered by the Embassy of the Republic of Chile.

Nevis Island Assembly to sit October 18

A sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, 2021, from 10 a.m. at the Assembly Chambers at Hamilton House on Samuel Hunkins Drive in Charlestown.

Premier Brantley thanks Government and people of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis

Premier of Nevis Hon. Mark Brantley continues to express gratitude to the Government and people of the Republic of China (Taiwan) for their assistance in the development of the island. He also thanks Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, for ensuring that Nevis received the funds.

Vote for Nevis in Caribbean Journal (CJ) Travelers’ Choice Awards 2022, NTA’s CEO urges

Nevisians worldwide and the island’s supporters are being urged to vote online for Nevis in the Caribbean Journal (CJ) Travelers’ Choice Awards 2022.

Nevis Premier Brantley publicly thanks PAHO for continued assistance

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis who is also the Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), has publicly thanked the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) for its continued assistance to the island.

NEVLEC addresses electricity charges

The following is a press release from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding electricity charges for residential and commercial customers.

Prime Minister Dr. Drew and Premier Brantley to visit the Republic of China (Taiwan)

Premier of Nevis, the Honourable Mark Brantley has accepted an invitation from Prime Minister the Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew to join him on his first official state visit to the Republic of China (Taiwan) since taking office, a gesture Premier Brantley said is demonstrative of the growing relationship and cooperation between St. Kitts and Nevis.

Nevis observes World Mental Health Day, Jr. Health Minister Brandy-Williams delivers address

he following is an address by Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Jr. Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), in observance of World Mental Health Day 2022.

NIA Ministry of Human Resources announces vacancy for Training Officer II

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding the vacant post of Training Officer II.

Ross University offering scholarships for Veterinary Medicine degree programme

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA ) regarding  the availability of scholarships for the Ross University Veterinary Medicine degree programme.

Nevis Min. of Tourism seeks a Product Development Officer

The following is announcement from the Ministry of Tourism in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA).

Nevis Ministry of Health issues advisory

The following is a health advisory from the Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) concerning Hand Foot and Mouth Disease.

Premier’s monthly press conference scheduled for October 6

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, will host his next monthly press conference on Thursday, October 06, 2022.

NASPA wins top regional port award

The Nevis Air and Sea Ports Authority (NASPA) emerged winner among other regional competing ports for the 2022 Novaport Cup Award for “Most Improved Performance.”

Premier Brantley to travel abroad on personal business

The following is a notice from the Office of the Premier in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis.

Study in Morocco information webinar, September 29

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding an information webinar on study opportunities in Morocco.

NEVLEC extends deadline for prospective bidders for Nevis Geothermal Energy Project

The following is a notice from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) concerning an extended deadline for submission of the Request for Information (RFI) for the Nevis Geothermal Energy Project.

Nine Nevisians honoured at 39th Anniversary Independence Day celebrations

Nine persons were honoured for their contributions to the development of Nevis and St. Kitts and Nevis at the 39th Anniversary Independence Day Ceremonial Parade & Awards Ceremony, on September 19, 2022, at the Elquemedo T. Willett Park.

Nevis Premier delivers address to mark Federation’s 39th Anniversary of Independence

Fellow citizens, residents and visitors,

I greet you once again as we celebrate 39 years of nationhood. On this day of jubilation, we thank God for the bountiful mercies that He has bestowed upon us since we embarked on this journey on the 19thof September, 1983. His matchless love, guidance and direction have been a beacon and inspiration to us over the 39 years.

Nevis women taking advantage of Microtrade Purchases, Sales Skills Training workshop

Ms. Latoya Jeffers, Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), says the inclusion of women in every facet of economic life is critical to economic growth in any society.

Education; freedom to start businesses essential to empowering women, NIA official says

For women to be empowered they need to have access to education as well as the freedom to start businesses. That view was expressed by Ms. Catherine Forbes, Training Officer at the Department of Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA).

New equipment for Nevis Solid Waste Management Authority will enable entity to chart own course, Junior Minister of Health Brandy-Williams says

Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), says a donation of new equipment to the Nevis Solid Waste Management Authority will enable it to chart its own course.

NIA donates equipment to Nevis Solid Waste Management Authority

Acting Premier of Nevis Hon. Alexis Jeffers believes that the environment on Nevis has improved considerably thanks to the work of the Nevis Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA)

NEVLEC advises of power outage September 13

The following is an advisory from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding a planned power outage.

NEVLEC advises of power outage September 15

The following is an advisory from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding a planned power outage.

Nevis Department of Agriculture to take action against stray animals

The following is a notice from the Ministry of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) concerning stray animals.

Ambassador of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands to St. Kitts and Nevis pays courtesy call on Acting Premier Jeffers

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Acting Premier of Nevis, welcomed His Excellency Sandor Marnix Raphaël Varga van Kibéd en Makfalva, Ambassador of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands to St. Kitts and Nevis when he paid a courtesy on September 08, 2022.

NEVLEC seeking prospective bidders for Nevis Geothermal Energy Project

The following is a notice from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding the Nevis Geothermal Energy Project.

SKN Governor General Sir. Tapley Seaton advises of passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, flags to be flown at half-mast

The following is a notice from the Premier’s Ministry regarding a press release from Government House on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on September 08, 2022.

NEVLEC advises of power outage on September 08

The following is a power outage notice from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) scheduled for Thursday, September 08, 2022.

Kywee Maynard, Tianj Williams receive MUA/NIA Scholarship 2022

Ms. Kywee Maynard and Mr. Tianj Williams, both graduates of the Nevis Sixth Form, were awarded with the Medical University of the Americas/Nevis Island Administration (MUA/NIA) Scholarship for 2022.

Hon. Eric Evelyn pleased with resumption of seniors social programme on Nevis

Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister responsible for seniors on Nevis registered his satisfaction with the return of the Seniors Recreational Group Meeting hosted by the Seniors Division.

Premier Brantley to travel abroad

The following is a notice from the Office of the Premier in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis.

Seniors on Nevis welcome return of Social Services Recreational Programme

It was a joyous occasion when the seniors from around Nevis met as one group since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic more than two years ago.

Premier’s Ministry issues public invitation for Federation’s 39th Independence celebrations

The following are two public notices from the Premier’s Ministry in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding the 39th Anniversary of Independence celebrations of the Federation of St. Christopher and Nevis.

NIA announces Serbia scholarship 2022

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding a study opportunity in Serbia.

Nevis’ non-established workers to benefit from retirement package effective September 01, 2022

As of September 01, 2022, non-established (NE) workers in the Public Service on Nevis will benefit from a Non-Established Retirement package.

Nevisian diplomat Eustace Theo Wallace gives back to alma mater

Ms. Shadé Bridgeman, a student of the Charlestown Secondary School (CSS), is the first to receive from a Wallace Family Bursary, thanks to former student turned diplomat Mr. Eustace Theo Wallace of Hamilton, who says his experience with foreign languages as a student at the school has helped influence his career.

Domestic electricity users on Nevis can expect zero fuel surcharge; lower rates for commercial users as of September 2022, Premier Brantley says

The fuel surcharge applied by the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) to the monthly electricity bill for domestic users will be removed as of the next billing cycle in September 2022.

Junior Minister of Education wishes teaching fraternity on Nevis well; looks forward to new school year

As he bade farewell to some retiring school principals and teachers, commended remaining teachers, wished well those going off to study, and welcomed those joining the teaching fraternity, Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education said he is pleased for the start of the 2022/2023 school year which promises to be an exciting one.

Participants in Agri-preneur Conference for Women and Girls on Nevis call experience pleasing

Two of the 20 participants who attended the historic Agri-preneur Conference hosted by the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs in Nevis in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture are registering their satisfaction with the event and are calling on the hosts to stage more of the same.

OAS offering Scholarship 2022 in partnership with CISE POLIMI

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding scholarship opportunities from the Organization of American States in partnership with the Construction Innovation and Sustainable Engineering Consortium at the Politecnico di Milan (CISE POLIMI).

NIA announces availability of partial OAS scholarships 2022

he following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding the availability of partial OAS Scholarships 2022 for study in the United States of America (USA).

Build-out of Nevis’ Movie Industry continues as MSR Media films 7th movie on the island

Nevis’ newest industry continues to thrive as the UK-based production company MSR Media is presently filming its seventh feature movie on the island.

Nevis seeking to establish broiler industry targeting women and girls 

In its ongoing thrust to ensure food security, the Ministry of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is seeking to establish a broiler industry on Nevis through the Department of Agriculture, targeting women and girls.

Taiwanese company donates facial recognition thermal scanners to Ministry of Health on Nevis

VIVOTEK, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of ICT products, has gifted 17 facial recognition temperature scanners to the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA).

Dept. of Gender Affairs preparing Nevis’ women and girls to face climate change-related global threats

As the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) continues to educate and empower women and girls on the island, its latest move is focused on preparing them to better weather climate change-related global threats and sustainability.

Switzerland Embassy offers Excellence Scholarships 2023-2024 for postgraduate studies

The Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), wishes to inform you that the Embassy of Switzerland in Santo Domingo has sent their postgraduate scholarship call, and seeks to award scholars and researchers in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Historic Agri-preneur Conference for women and girls begins on Nevis   

A three-day Agri-preneur Conference for women and girls on Nevis, aimed at empowering them to become business persons in the agriculture industry, commenced on August 23, 2022. 

NIA seeking to fill vacant position of Medical Officer of Health

The following notice is from the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs in Nevis Island Administration (NIA).

NEVLEC advises of scheduled power outage in Hull Ground area

The following is a notice from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding a scheduled power outage for the Hull Ground area.

Nominations open for Order of National Hero, Star of Merit, and Medal of Honour awards

The following is an announcement from the Premier’s Ministry in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding nominations for the Order of National Hero, the Star of Merit, and the Medal of Honour awards.

Premier’s monthly press conference scheduled for August 30

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, will host his next monthly press conference on Tuesday, August 30, 2022.

Premier praises NEVLEC’s investment in Education, Human Resource Capacity on Nevis

Premier of Nevis Hon. Mark Brantley has commended the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) for investing in education and human resource capacity building on Nevis, two critical elements of national development.

NEVLEC advises of scheduled power outages

NEVLEC wishes to advise customers located in the Herbert’s Beach area that there will be an outage on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 1p.m.

Premier Brantley off island, Deputy Premier Jeffers is acting Premier

The general public is advised that Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis has traveled overseas and is scheduled to return to Nevis shortly.

NEVLEC awards Mr. Erim Herbert the 2022 Cedric A. Armbrister Scholarship

Mr. Erim Herbert of Cotton Ground has been awarded the inaugural Cedric A. Armbrister Scholarship (2022), offered by the Nevis Electricity Company (NEVLEC).

Premier Brantley has first official meeting with SKN Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew

Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley, and St. Kitts and Nevis’ new Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew, had their first official meeting on Friday, August 19, 2022.

Public Works Minister pleased with the progress of culvert and road repair project underway in Church Ground

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Public Works Department is presently undertaking a culvert and road repair project in Church Ground that will make the area safer for residents and motorists alike.

Planned water outage for Bath Village changed to Saturday, August 20

Please be advised that the outage slated in Bath Village for Friday, August 19, 2022 has been changed to Saturday, August 20, 2022 the time remains 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

New fuel dispensing system installed at NIA Garage and Repair Shop

he Ministry of Public Works in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has installed a new dispensing system at the government’s fuel station, intended to make the process of refuelling vehicles safer and more efficient.

Nevis Water Department issues early closure notice for August 19

Please be advised that the Nevis Water Department Billing Division will be opened from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, August 19, 2022.

Nevis Water Department advises of planned outage in St. John’s

The Nevis Water Department wishes to advise the general public of a water interruption slated for Friday, August 19, 2022 between the hours 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. in St. John’s Parish. The vicinity affected by the water outage will be Bath Village. 

Premier Brantley looks forward to fruitful engagement with Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew

Premier of Nevis Hon. Mark Brantley says he looks forward to engaging St. Kitts and Nevis’ new Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew, particularly on matters pertaining to the relationship between the federal government and the island of Nevis. 

Premier Brantley: Desalination plant for Nevis nears implementation stage

Plans to construct a solar powered desalination plant in Nevis are advancing towards the implementation stage, Premier Hon. Mark Brantley recently revealed.

Employment, income levels on Nevis trending upwards, NIA cautiously optimistic about economic outlook for 2022

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, and Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), says the government is cautiously optimistic with respect to the economic outlook for the island as key indicators reflect a strong first quarter for 2022.

NIA announces offer of 2023/2024 Chevening Scholarships

The Ministry of Human Resources wishes to inform you of the United Kingdom’s Chevening Scholarship scheme. The Chevening Scholarship scheme provides individuals with the opportunity to pursue a one-year fully funded Master’s programme at a UK university during the 2023-2024 academic year.

NIA injects millions into NEVLEC to provide consumers with relief on electricity fuel surcharge

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has committed to a monthly subvention to the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) in order to cap the increasing fuel surcharge on electricity bills, in an effort to bring relief to consumers on the island.

Three NIA Ministers retain seats in the 2022 St. Kitts and Nevis General Elections

The Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) representatives, Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis; Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier; and Hon. Eric Evelyn, Senior Minister in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), have been re-elected to the National Assembly of St. Kitts and Nevis in the August 05, 2022 general elections.

More than 12,000 persons on Nevis eligible to vote in August 5th General Elections

Twelve thousand, nine hundred and eighteen persons on Nevis are eligible to vote in the August 05, 2022 National Assembly Election, according to Mr. Elvin Bailey, Supervisor of Elections.

Return of Nevis Culturama a tremendous success, hails Premier Brantley

Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley has hailed the return of Nevis’ Culturama Festival for 2022 an overwhelming success.

NIA pursues land acquisition to provide affordable housing for citizens and residents

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) continues its efforts to make lands available to the people of Nevis for the purpose of housing and development.

Nevis Water Dept. issues advisory for water rationing effective July 29

The Nevis Water Department will be implementing a water management schedule which will commence today Friday, July 29, 2022 between the hours of 9:00 pm to 4:00 am until further notice

Oscar “Astro” Browne crowned Culturama 48 TDC Senior Kaiso Monarch!

Brownhill’s own Oscar “Astro” Browne has added yet another calypso crown to his trophy case, winning the Culturama 48 TDC Senior Kaiso Monarch on Thursday, July 28, 2022.

Premier Brantley extends condolences to the family of accident victim Natalya “Tav” Roberts

Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley has expressed sympathy and extended condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Natalya “Tav” Newton Roberts who perished in a traffic accident on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.

Sherquanya Jeffers crowned Culturama 48 Swimwear Queen, Rocco Browne wins Mr. Kool Contest 2022

Ms. Sherquanya Jeffers has been crowned Culturama 48 Swimwear Queen and Mr. Rocco Browne took the crown in the c Contest 2022.

Eight Nevis candidates duly nominated to contest August 05, 2022 National Assembly Elections

Eight candidates in Nevis have been duly nominated to contest the August 05, 2022 National Assembly Elections.

Ivor Walters Primary captures Mr & Miss Talented Youth Contest 2022

Congratulations continue to pour in for the dynamic duo of Ms. Jadeniqué Griffin and Mr. Reynaldo Finch Jr. of the Ivor Walters Primary School, the 2022 Mr & Miss Talented Youth.

Unveiling of Alexander Hamilton statue an historic day for Nevis

The unveiling of a life-size statue of one of the United States’ Founding Fathers, Nevisian Alexander Hamilton, on the grounds of his childhood home on Nevis was an historic day for the island.

NIA to commemorate 52nd anniversary of MV Christena Disaster

The Premier’s Ministry cordially invites the general public to a memorial service to commemorate the fifty-second (52nd) anniversary of the MV Christena Disaster. 

NIA announces Cuban Scholarships Offers 2023

The Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration has now received the call for Cuban Scholarships for the 2023 academic year. We, therefore, invite interested persons to apply as soon as possible as the deadline for applications to be delivered to the Ministry of Human Resources is Wednesday, August 24, 2022.

Culturama 48 officially underway, Princess Nevaeh crowned Junior Kaiso Monarch

Nevis Culturama is back! The official opening for the 48th edition of the annual festival was held Thursday, July 21, 2022 at the Nevis Cultural Village in Charlestown.

Premier Brantley lauds Nevisian students for passing Mandarin proficiency test

Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley, Senior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), had high commendation for 14 students from high schools across Nevis who passed a Test Of Chinese as a Foreign Language (TOCFL), indicating their proficiency at speaking Mandarin.

14 Nevisian students pass pilot Test Of Chinese as a Foreign Language

Fourteen high school students on Nevis have become the first in the Federation to pass a locally administered Test Of Chinese as a Foreign Language TOCFL), demonstrating their ability to speak the Mandarin language.

NIA announces OAS Scholarship Opportunities 2022

The Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration is pleased to convey that the Marconi International University (MIU) and the Organization of American States (OAS) are offering scholarships for studies in undergraduate and graduate programmes.

Premier Brantley to host next monthly press conference on July 28

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, will host his next monthly press conference on Thursday, July 28, 2022.

Culturama 48 Kaiso and Soca finalists announced

Following a weekend of keen competition the finalists in the TDC Senior Kaiso Fiesta and the St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank (SKNANB) Soca Monarch Competition for Culturama 48 have been announced.

Nevis Historical and Conservation Society to erect the first statue of Alexander Hamilton on Nevis

he Nevis Historical and Conservation Society (NHCS) has announced plans to erect a life-size statue of Alexander Hamilton, Nevis’ native son and Founding Father of the United States of America.

Nevis to host Restaurant Week Tasting Showcase on Saturday

As part of the activities for Restaurant Week 2022, the Ministry of Tourism on Nevis will host its Tasting Showcase on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at the Malcolm Guishard Recreational Park.

Nevis’ Department of Labour Career Fair 2022 aiming to prepare youths for future employment, entrepreneurship  

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Labour in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), has endorsed the Nevis Department of Labour’s Career Fair 2022 as an important initiative aimed at preparing youths on the island to enter the work force and also to become entrepreneurs.

Persons invited to apply for post of Medical Officer of Health in Nevis

he following is a notice of a vacancy in the Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration.

The Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs invites eligible persons to apply for the post of MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH.

NEVLEC advises of scheduled power outages in St. James’ Parish

The following is a notice from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC), regarding scheduled power outages in the St. James’ Parish.

NIA Film Industry continues to offer employment opportunities to Nevisians

The film industry created by the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) continues to offer employment opportunities for Nevisians as MSR Media issues a casting call for roles in its seventh movie to be filmed on the island.

NIA stands ready to continue supporting netball on Nevis, Sports Minister Evelyn says

Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Sports, in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) says the Ministry and Department of Sports stand ready to continue supporting the game of netball on the island.

Department of Labour on Nevis announces upcoming temporary office closure

The following is an announcement from the Department of Labour in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding an upcoming temporary office closure.

Premier Brantley commends CBIS students for participating in Environmental Poster Contest 2022

Three students grabbed the top positions among 11 students of the Cecele Browne Integrated School (CBIS) who participated in the Ministry of Tourism’s Exposition Nevis 2022 Environmental Poster Contest. The theme was “Keep Nevis Clean.”

NIA announces scholarship opportunities in Morocco for 2022-2023

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding the availability of scholarship opportunities in Morocco.

NEVLEC issues revised statement on fuel surcharge increase

The following is a revised statement from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding the increase fuel surcharge.

Nevis Labour Dept. announces vacant positions

The Department of Labour in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), wishes to advise the public of vacancies available on Caribbean Cruise Lines, through Trinity Recruitment Services Inc. a Barbados-based recruitment agency.

NEVLEC advises of planned power outage July 07

The following is an announcement from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding a power outage on Thursday, July 07, 2022.

NIA bringing relief to non-national community on Nevis with amnesty on arrears for work permits and residencies, reduced fees, other policies

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley says the amnesty for arrears of payment for work permits, annual residency and visa extensions which took effect today, Friday, July 01, 2022, is intended to bring relief to the non-national community living and working in Nevis.

Premier Brantley, NIA express condolences after sudden and tragic deaths

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, at his monthly press conference on June 30, 2022, expressed his condolences and that of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) to family and friends on the recent passing of prominent members of the Nevis community.

Devon Liburd appointed CEO at Nevis Tourism Authority effective July 01

Mr. Devon Liburd has been confirmed to the position of Chief Executive Officer at the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA). The appointment in his new role takes effect from July 01, 2022.

Labour Dept. announces more vacant positions on Nevis

The Department of Labour in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), wishes to advise the public of vacancies available on the island.

Thousands of Nevisian patrons contribute to the success of St. Kitts Musical Festival 2022

Nevisians showed up in record numbers for the recently concluded St. Kitts Music Festival, helping to make the event one of the largest in recent years.

Pregnant mothers on Nevis urged to use free antenatal services offered at health centres

A key official in the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) Ministry of Health is encouraging pregnant women to take advantage of the free antenatal services offered at the island’s six health centres.

Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs on Nevis launches maternity guide

Expectant mothers and new mothers on Nevis will be able to benefit from a maternity guide, the first of its kind, which was launched on Friday, June 24, 2022.

Water services to be interrupted in St. John’s area

The following is an announcement from the Nevis Water Department (NWD) regarding an interruption in the water service.

Date of birth essential to compiling data for census, Nevis Statistics Official says

Residents not wanting to divulge their dates of birth has become an issue for the Department of Statistics and Economic Development in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), as it conducts the 2021/22 Housing and Population Census.

Dept. of Statistics on Nevis warns residents of penalty for not taking part in ongoing census

The Department of Statistics and Economic Planning in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) continues to urge residents to cooperate with enumerators who visit their homes to collect data for the 2021/2022 Population and Housing Census.

NWD Billing Division to close early June 23

The following is an announcement from the Nevis Water Department (NWD) regarding a shortened work day.

“Zhumbye Di Ggii” Patron for Culturama 48 credits family influence for sustained love of cultural festival

The patron for Culturama 48 is Mr. William Wentworth Dore affectionately known as “Zhumbye Di Ggii” of Charlestown, a cultural enthusiast who loves Culturama with a passion.

Nevis Premier to host next monthly press conference June 30

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, will host his next monthly press conference on Thursday, June 30, 2022.

Fruit Festival to help spur interest in local fruit consumption, Agriculture Official says

An official of the Department of Agriculture on Nevis is hoping that its annual Fruit Festival which features local mangos, slated for July 29, 2022, will help to spur the public’s interest in fruits produced locally.

NIA offers amnesty for non-nationals

The following is an announcement from the Premier’s Ministry regarding an amnesty offered to non-nationals.

NEVLEC adjusts fuel surcharge for June 2022

The following is a notice from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding an adjustment to the fuel surcharge for the month of June 2022.

NIA announces Cuba scholarship offer for studies in 2023

The Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has received the call for Cuban scholarships for the 2023 academic year.

Nevis Dental Clinic continues to donate to Flamboyant Nursing Home residents

The Flamboyant Nursing Home was presented with another gift to assist with the care of its residents, by Dr. Ravi Chinnaswamy, on behalf of Nevis Dental Clinic on June 16, 2022.

Nevis Physical Planning and Environment Minister Brand calls on developers to partner with Physical Planning Dept.

At a recent forum hosted by the Department of Physical Planning on Nevis, Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Physical Planning and Environment, called on developers and prospective developers on the island to partner with the department to ensure mutual protection.

Brand new security equipment commissioned at the Vance W. Amory International Airport

Two new security X-ray machines and one walk-through metal detector have been installed and commissioned at the Vance W. Amory International Airport to improve security screening at the facility.

Mental health care remains a priority for NIA, Jr. Minister of Health Hon. Brandy-Williams says

Mental health care remains a priority for the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), and according to Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health, the ministry stands ready to assist workers at the Mental Health Unit and its clients.

St. James Parish gives monetary donation to its own for medical assistance

Two members of the St. James Parish, both dialysis patients, were elated and expressed gratitude for the financial assistance they received on June 11, 2022, from the proceeds of a community exercise on Whit Monday, June 6, 2022 which raised a total of EC$14,897.44 which was shared equally.

Dept. of Community Development, community centres to close June 15

The following is an announcement from the Department of Community Development regarding a closure.

Premier Brantley sets the record straight about how the $400 million in CBI revenue has been spent on Nevis

Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), has set the record straight by giving an account of how the NIA has put the $400 million in revenue from the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship By Investment (CBI) program to use on the island.

Dept. of Labour on Nevis announces vacant positions

The Department of Labour on Nevis wishes to advise the public of available vacancies.

OAS offering online certification scholarship opportunity 2022

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding an Organization of American States (OAS) online certification scholarship opportunity.

This July visit Nevis for mangoes, mangoes and more mangoes, NTA says

The following is a release from the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) regarding the Mango Festival.

Mental Health Unit on Nevis relocates to Prospect Estate from June 07

The following is an announcement from the Mental Health Unit in the Ministry of Health regarding relocation.

Nevis Premier invites Kittitians: Come enjoy Nevis on the holiday weekend!

Minister of Tourism in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Premier Hon. Mark Brantley has again extended an invitation to persons on St. Kitts to journey across to Nevis, this time to enjoy the activities planned over the Whit Monday holiday weekend.

NIA expanding efforts to attain food security goals; Commercial farmers receive assistance

In its quest to ensure a consistent supply of agricultural produce for consumers, the Department of Agriculture on Nevis presented 12 commercial farmers with a combined total of 105 trays of tomato and sweet pepper seedlings.

Nevis Premier: No need for alarm as recent COVID-19 spike appears under control

 Premier Hon. Mark Brantley, Senior Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), is urging members of the public to exercise caution in light of the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases on the island.

Nevis preschoolers ready to shine in upcoming Child Month pageant

Twenty toddlers from ten preschools across Nevis will be contesting the Prince and Princess Pageant as part of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Ministry of Education’s activities to mark Child Month 2022 for the month of June. 

Hon. Troy Liburd, Jnr. Minister of Education on Nevis declares Child Month 2022 open  

The following is an address by Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister responsible for Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) to declare Child Month 2022 open.

St. Kitts and Nevis to join other Commonwealth nations to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th year of her accession

The following is a public announcement from the Premier’s Ministry in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding the celebration of the 70th year of Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth of Nations, since her accession to the throne.

Disaster Management Minister Jeffers urges Nevisians to be in readiness for 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The following is a statement by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister responsible for Disaster Management in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on the start of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season which begins on June 01 and ends on November 30.

NIA dialogues with supermarkets in an attempt to bring relief to the people of Nevis amid soaring cost of food 

n its efforts to mitigate the impact of rising food costs on the people of Nevis, Premier Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), led a team at a recent meeting with representatives from the three major supermarkets on the island to discuss the issue.

Nevis Ministry of Agriculture honours staff, allied agencies, farmers, fishers for 2021 contributions

A number of past and present staff members, business places and persons involved in agriculture and fisheries were recognized by the Ministry of Agriculture at an awards dinner on May 29, 2022, at the Malcolm Guishard Recreational Park Centre.

NIA awards 13 boys for show of good behaviour, character

Thirteen boys on Nevis were applauded and awarded for their display of good behaviour and character with the Boy of Excellence Award by the Department of Gender Affairs in the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs, in a show of support for the budding young men in celebration of International Day of the Boy Child, May 16, 202

Nevis Premier, proprietors turn sod as Paradise Beach Resort begins rebuilding process

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Tourism in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), along with proprietor Mr. James Cabourne, turned sod on Saturday, May 28, 2022, to signal the start of construction to rebuild the section of the Paradise Beach Resort destroyed by fire in November 2021.

Over 500 patients treated as Nevis Eye Care Programme resumes

Over 500 persons have so far benefitted from free eye care services now that the Nevis Eye Care Programme has recommenced at the Eye Care Clinic at the Alexandra Hospital.

NIA announces fully funded scholarships from Ireland government

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding the availability of fully funded scholarships for postgraduate studies offered by the government of Ireland, through the Ireland Fellows Programme for Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

Head to Nevis this summer for authentic Caribbean carnival experience, NTA tells travellers

The following is a press release from the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA).

New Multi-purpose Laboratory to be constructed in Nevis

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley, Senior Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) today, May 26, 2022, announced plans to construct a new multi-purpose laboratory on Nevis.

Dept. of Physical Development and Environment to hold orientation session for developers on Nevis

As part of its Public Awareness Campaign, the Department of Physical Planning and Environment announces a  Developers’ Orientation Session.

Dept. of Labour to host Career Fair 2022 for students; registration open

The Department of Labour in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) will be hosting Career Fair 2022, for 4th and 5th Form students from July 11 to 15, 2022. The theme is “Skills Development and Opportunities for a Brighter Future” It will be held.

MCPS’ Malachi Lestrade wins Nevis leg of the OECS Virtual Science Fair Competition

Malachi Lestrade of the Maude Crosse Preparatory School has been judged the winner of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Virtual Science Fair Competition 2021 on Nevis.

Boys’ Mentorship Programme’s sports advisor plans to spur sustained interest in sports among student athletes

Mr. Jamir Claxton, Director of the Department of Sports, in the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Nevis, says he plans to use his recent appointment to the newly-established Advisory Board for the Boys’ Mentorship Programme to spur primary schoolers on Nevis to keep their interest in sports.

Nevis Water Dept. issues advisory for water rationing effective May 25

The following is an announcement from the Nevis Water department regarding water rationing schedule effective May 25, 2022.

Nevis Water Department announces additional rationing schedule

Nevis Water Department is kindly asking customers on the island to practice water conservation methods as we are experiencing water supply issues due to prolonged dry spell. 

Premier, NIA Ministers congratulate the Maude Crosse Preparatory School on 45th Anniversary milestone

Premier the Honourable Mark Brantley, Senior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has extended congratulations to the faculty and student body of the Maude Crosse Preparatory School as the institution celebrates its 45th anniversary.

Dept. of Physical Planning staff receive training to effectively deal with Physical Planning Ordinance

In its quest to effectively deliver on the goals of the Nevis Physical Planning and Development Control Ordinance and its corresponding regulations, the Department of Physical Planning and Environment held a recent one-day training session for staff members.

Eight installed on Advisory Board for Nevis Boys’ Mentorship Programme

Nevis now has an advisory board for the Boys’ Mentorship Programme, after eight persons were installed as members by Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health and Gender Affairs, at the Department of Gender Affairs conference room on May 19, 2022.

Nevis Water Department urges conservation as rationing schedule implemented

The Nevis Water Department is kindly asking customers on the Northern side of the island to practice water conservation methods as we are experiencing water supply issues due to prolonged dry spell.

NIA, Taiwan ICDF empower twenty-four women to become entrepreneurs in the beauty industry

Twenty-four women are now equipped to launch or enhance their own businesses in the beauty industry, having completed a ten-day Beauty Entrepreneurship Seminar hosted by the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Small Enterprise Development Unit (SEDU) and Taiwan ICDF Women’s Employment, Entrepreneurship and Financial Inclusion Project (WEEFIP).

NTA explains why Nevis is the ultimate wellness destination in the Caribbean

Travellers from all over the world are discovering the incredible natural beauty and therapeutic resources provided by the Caribbean Island of Nevis. The Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) expressed that view in a recent press release.

Canadian college students on an educational visit to Nevis

A group of students and faculty members from the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) in Canada was welcomed to Nevis on Friday, May 20, for an educational visit and island tour.

The Nevis Water Department advises of interruptions over the weekend

The following is a notice from the Nevis Water Department regarding interruptions on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in the St. John’s and St. Paul’s area.

CSS’ Khalia Huggins is the new Youth Tourism Minister of Nevis

Ms. Khalia Huggins of the Charlestown Secondary School (CSS) is the new Youth Tourism Minister of Nevis.

Premier Brantley to host Press Conference on May 26

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, will host his next monthly press conference on Thursday, May 26, 2022.

NIA and publisher Jihan Williams to host panel discussion to help cope with miscarriage, infertility

The Author and publisher of the book “Lifting the Weight of Miscarriage” says her decision to host a panel discussion on the topic “Lifting the Weight of Miscarriage and Infertility” in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is to help persons cope with the difficulties surrounding childbearing. The event will be held at the Nevis Performing Arts Centre (NEPAC) on May 19, 2022.

14 retirees showered with gratitude for contribution to health care on Nevis

Fourteen persons in the health care system on Nevis were publicly honoured by the Nevis Nurses Association for their contribution to health care on Nevis at its Annual Awards Gala and Dinner which was held in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on May 14, 2022, at the Malcolm Guishard Recreational Park Conference Centre.

Premier Brantley announces 15% salary increase for NIA public servants, pensioners

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) today May 16, announced that public servants and pensioners on Nevis will be getting a 15 percent increase in salaries and pensions.

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley addresses the people of Nevis

The following is an address by Premier Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration, to the people of Nevis regarding impending salary increase and other relief measures

Premier Brantley encourages persons to become entrepreneurs in Tourism-related businesses

remier Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Tourism in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is encouraging persons to create small tourism-related businesses to create employment and build up the critical industry.

Nevis observes International Day of the Boy Child 2022

The following is an address delivered by Mr. Mario Phillip, Gender Officer at the Department of Gender Affairs on behalf of Hon Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on the occasion of International Day of the Boy Child on May 16, 2022.

Public invited to attend World Hypertension Day outreach in Charlestown

In observance of World Hypertension Day 2022 on Tuesday, May 17, the Health Promotion Unit (HPU) in the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is inviting the general public to attend its “Less Salt, More Health” outreach. 

Japan offering postgraduate/research scholarships 2022

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding postgraduate /research scholarship opportunities for study in Japan.

Nevis Junior Health Minister delivers address for International Nurses Day 2022

The following is an address delivered by Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) as Nevis joins the international community in recognizing International Nurses Day 2022 on May 12.

Min. of Tourism expects Bath Community Festival to grow; ministry stands ready to assist

An official of the Ministry of Tourism in the Nevis Island Administration says the ministry stands ready to ensure that the Bath Community Festival which was held on May 07, 2022 at the historic Fort Charles takes root.

Nevis Min. of Health and Gender Affairs invites public to panel discussion on pregnancy loss, infertility

The Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs is inviting the public to attend a panel discussion dubbed “Lifting the Weight of Pregnancy Loss and Infertility in Nevis” on May 19, 2022 at the Nevis Performing Arts Centre (NEPAC).

Junior Minister of Health Brandy-Williams urging public to support Nurses Week 2022; declares week officially open

Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration urged members of the public to support the Nevis Nurses Association during their Nurses Week 2022 event from May 09 to 15, as she officially declared the week open.

Nevis Water Department issues advisory on planned water supply interruption

The following is an advisory from the Nevis Water Department regarding a scheduled interruption in the water supply.

Labour Dept. announces available vacant positions on Nevis

The following is an announcement from the Department of Labour in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA).

Nevis Ministry of Tourism’s Exposition Nevis 2022 on the way; four new events introduced

The Ministry of Tourism on Nevis will introduce four new events as part of its month-long tourism awareness activities dubbed Exposition Nevis.

Anguilla government officials laud Nevis agriculture during fact-finding mission

A two-member delegation from neighbouring Anguilla lauded the strides made in the agriculture sector on Nevis while on a one-day fact-finding mission to the island on April 27, 2022.

Exposition Nevis 2022 launches with historical exhibition at Malcolm Guishard Recreational Park

xposition Nevis 2022 was officially launched on Tuesday, May 03, 2022 with an historical exhibition entitled “Nevis- Her Story”, on display at the Malcolm Guishard Recreational Park.

Hon. Alexis Jeffers delivers address for Agriculture Awareness Month 2022

The Ministry of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Agriculture Awareness Month.

Nevis Island Administration-Medical University of the Americas Scholarship Offer 2022

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) in collaboration with the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) encourage individuals who are interested in Health Sciences to apply for the NIA & MUA scholarship opportunity.

Former Premier of Nevis H.E. Vance W. Amory laid to rest

Former Premier of Nevis His Excellency Ambassador Vance W. Amory, J.P. was laid to rest with full military honours at the cemetery of the St. George’s Anglican Church at Hanley’s Road in Gingerland, Nevis on April 30, 2022, following a state funeral service that celebrated his life, legacy and public service.

Ministry of Education issues statement regarding results from the 2022 Gulf Insurance Inter-Primary Schools Championship

The following is a press release from the Ministry of Education, Library Services and Information Technology regarding the results from the Gulf Insurance Inter-Primary Schools Champion 2022

Premier Brantley leads Cabinet delegation at the public viewing for former Premier, the late H. E. Vance W. Amory

Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley led members of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Cabinet to the public viewing of the body of former Premier His Excellency Ambassador Vance Winkworth Amory as it lay in state at the Theodore L. Hobson Q.C. Court Building on Thursday, April 28, 2022.

Charlestown Primary celebrates 30 years with a ‘three-peat’ at the 2022 Gulf Insurance Inter-Primary Schools Championship

The Charlestown Primary School (CPS) Tigers emerged victorious once again at the Gulf Insurance Inter-Primary Schools Championship on April 27, 2022, the school’s third successive win at the track meet.

State Funeral for Vance W. Amory to take place on April 30

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (April 28, 2022) – The following is a notice from the Premier’s Ministry, in the Nevis Island Administration, regarding the State Funeral of the late Vance Winkworth Amory.

Nevis observes World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (April 28, 2022) — The following is an address by Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Labour in the Nevis Island Administration, to mark the observance of World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022.

Body of former Premier, His Excellency the late Ambassador Vance Amory to lie in state in Nevis on Thursday and Friday

The Premier’s Ministry informs that the mortal remains of the late Vance Winkworth Amory, Former Premier of Nevis and Ambassador in the Office of the Prime Minister, will lie in state at the Theodore L. Hobson Q.C. Court Building on Thursday, 28 and Friday, 29 April, 2022.

Nevis Premier’s press conference postponed

The Office of the Premier wishes to advise that due to the present period of mourning for the passing of the former Premier of Nevis, His Excellency Vance Winkworth Amory, and his upcoming State Funeral, the Premier’s press conference that was scheduled for Thursday, April 28, 2022 has been postponed.

The body of former Premier, His Excellency Ambassador Vance Winkworth Amory arrives home in Nevis

Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley, flanked by members of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Cabinet, was present at the Charlestown pier on Friday afternoon (April 22) for the arrival of the body of former Premier, His Excellency Ambassador Vance Winkworth Amory from St. Kitts.

Population and Housing Census 2021 finally gets on the way in Nevis

More than 80 enumerators began conducting the Population and Housing Census 2021 on Nevis on April 19, 2022, one month after the census with the “It’s Me, You, Us 2021 #BeCounted” was launched in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Nevis Premier to host monthly press conference April 28

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis will host his monthly press conference on Thursday April 28, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) Cabinet Room on the 2nd Floor of the Social Security Building at Pinney’s Estate.

NIA Cabinet eulogizes beloved former Premier, His Excellency the late Ambassador Vance Amory 

Members of the Concerned Citizens Movement-led Nevis Island Administration (NIA) expressed profound sadness as they paid formal tribute to former Premier of Nevis, the late Excellency Ambassador Vance Winkworth Amory during a special sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly on April 19, 2022.

NIA announces public holiday

The following is an announcement from the Office of the Premier in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding the declaration of a public holiday.

Parliamentarians past and present extol the late H.E Vance Amory as a visionary leader who should be emulated by other politicians

The late Ambassador Hon. Vance Winkworth Amory, former Premier of Nevis and parliamentarian in the National Assembly of St. Kitts and Nevis, has been hailed a visionary leader and statesman whose principles should be emulated by the politicians of today.

Butlers Enhancement and Improvement Association donates equipment to Butlers Health Centre

The Butlers Health Centre in the St. James’ Parish is the second institution in the Butlers community on the receiving end of a gift from the Butlers Enhancement and Improvement Association for the year so far.

Address to the Nation by the Honourable Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis

Address to the Nation by the Honourable Mark A.G. Brantley, Premier of Nevis

Leaders of St. Kitts and Nevis to honour memory of former Premier Amory

To mark the passing of His Excellency Ambassador Vance Winkworth Amory, there will be a special sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly, on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

Dept. of Labour advertises vacancies in Nevis

The following is a notice from the Department of Labour in Nevis.

Japan Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis pays courtesy call on Foreign Minister, Premier Hon. Mark Brantley

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley, Foreign Affairs Minister for St. Kitts and Nevis, on Wednesday, April 13, welcomed to the island of Nevis His Excellency Yutaka Matsubara, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Federation.

SEDU opens registration for women interested in Beauty Entrepreneurship Seminar

Women on Nevis who meet the criteria and are interested in working in the beauty industry, are invited to register for a 10-day Beauty Entrepreneurship Seminar from May 09 to 20, 2022, hosted by the Small Enterprise Development Unit (SEDU) and Taiwan ICDF Women’s Employment, Entrepreneurship and Financial Inclusion Project (WEEFIP).

Core Events for Culturama 48 Released! 

To mark the 100th day countdown to the start of Nevis’ Culturama Festival 2022, the Nevis Culturama Committee is today releasing the calendar of core events for Culturama 48.

Nevis Island Assembly to mark passing of former Premier Amory with special sitting

The Nevis Island Assembly will hold a special sitting in chambers at Hamilton House on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, to mark the passing of His Excellency Ambassador Vance Winkworth Amory.

CDC ranks St. Kitts and Nevis one of the lowest risk destinations during COVID-19 pandemic

The Centre for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States has now put St. Kitts and Nevis at Level 1 on its COVID-19 travel recommendations, the agency’s lowest-risk category for travel during the pandemic.

Women vital to economic landscape says Nevis gender equality advocate

“Women play a vital role in the economic landscape and as such they must be empowered to work.” That sentiment was echoed by Ms. Latoya Jeffers, a gender equality advocate on Nevis while delivering remarks at the first St. James’ Women of Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards on April 07, 2022 at Indian Summer restaurant in Cades Bay.

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, issues statement regarding a troubling incident at a local beach on Nevis on April 09, 2022

Statement issued by Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis regarding a troubling incident at a local beach on Nevis on April 09, 2022

Premier Brantley discusses constitutional reform in the region as a panelist for UWI’s online town hall meeting

Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs for St. Kitts and Nevis, participated in robust discussion on constitutional reform in the region as a panelist on the University of the West Indies (UWI) online town hall meeting on Sunday, April 10. 

Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams awards 12 business women in St. James Parish

Twelve women from the St. James’ Parish were awarded for their involvement in business at the St. James’ Women of Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards, an event hosted by Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams on April 07, 2022, at the Indian Summer restaurant in Cades Bay.

Premier’s Ministry hosts financial management workshop for young persons

The Premier’s Ministry in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) today (April 08) hosted a workshop to assist young persons better manage their finances.

NIA, NEVLEC seek to buffer the impact of rising fuel cost on local economy 

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) and the Nevis Electricity Company (NEVLEC) are looking at measures that can be implemented to minimize the impact of rising fuel costs on consumers. 

Nevis Labour Dept. to reintroduce awareness initiatives; Premier Brantley commends interim Chief Labour Officer on appointment

 In keeping with its mandate to ensure job security and employment stability, the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) Department of Labour will shortly reintroduce two of its information and awareness initiatives.

Premier Brantley: Nevis focused on economic diversification for development, not CBI proceeds

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) remains focused on diversifying the island’s economy in order to achieve its development goals, as opposed to relying on receipts from St. Kitts and Nevis’ Citizenship By Investment (CBI) program.

Youth Minister Evelyn delivers address in observance of Youth Month 2022

The following is an address delivered by Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Youth in the Nevis Island Administration, to mark the observance of Youth Month 2022 in Nevis.

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs of St. Kitts and Nevis and Premier of Nevis, Honourable Mark Brantley on the passing of former Premier His Excellency Ambassador Vance Winkworth Amory

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs of St. Kitts and Nevis and Premier of Nevis, Honourable Mark Brantley on the passing of former Premier His Excellency Ambassador Vance Winkworth Amory and accompanying photo and audio

NIA recruits more local and foreign nurses to enhance human capacity in the healthcare system on Nevis

he Nevis Island Administration (NIA) continues fervent efforts to enhance human capacity in the healthcare system on Nevis with the recruitment of five additional nurses at the Alexandra Hospital.

Finance Minister says NIA has not authorized a bus fare increase

Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), Premier Hon. Mark Brantley has stated that the government has not approved an increase in bus fare on the island of Nevis.

Premier Brantley announces resumption of increments, promotions for public servants on Nevis

“Our public servants will now resume in terms of their salary increases, increments and promotions.” This was the announcement made by Nevis Premier Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), during his monthly press conference on Thursday, March 31.

Premier, Film Producer applaud locals working full time in the Nevis Film Industry

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is commending the Nevisians and Kittitians learning a new trade as part of the MSR Media film crew, and playing a vital role in the production of movies on the island of Nevis.

Painting depicting Alexander Hamilton donated to Nevis Museum

A painting depicting Nevisian-born Founding Father of the United States, Alexander Hamilton, has been donated to the Alexander Hamilton Museum in Charlestown, Nevis.

French national Producer Philippe Martinez praises Premier Brantley’s support of non-nationals living on Nevis

MSR Media producer, Mr. Philippe Martinez, a French national, has publicly expressed admiration for Premier Hon. Mark Brantley’s unwavering support of non-nationals living and working in Nevis.

Premier Brantley hopeful joint Consumer Affairs Departments’ retreat benefits SKN consumers

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Trade and Consumer Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), welcomed a recent joint retreat of the Departments of Consumer Affairs in St. Kitts and Nevis (SKN). He deemed the event as an important endeavour which would ultimately benefit consumers in the federation.

Nevis Agriculture Open Day returns bigger and better for 2022!

The numerous vendor stalls lining the grounds of the Elquemedo T. Willett Park on Thursday, March 24, 2022, signalled the resurgence of the highly popular Agriculture Open Day on Nevis.

Build out of Nevis’ Film Industry continues as MSR Media films its 5th movie on the island

The build out of Nevis’ Film Industry continues as MSR Media films its 5th movie on the island. Premier Mark Brantley and Producer Philippe Martinez credit this growth to the excellent partnership between the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) and MSR Media.

Premier Brantley’s next monthly press conference scheduled for March 31

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis will host his monthly press conference on Thursday March 31, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) Cabinet Room on the 2nd Floor of the Social Security Building at Pinney’s Estate.

Nevis Agriculture official urging public to support Open Day 2022

Preparations for the Department of Agriculture’s 2022 Agriculture Open Day at the Elquemedo T. Willett Park on March 24-25 are nearing completion, and Mr. Randy Elliott, Director of Agriculture is urging the public to support the event.

NIA begins preparatory work for the installation of a new water storage tank in Pond Hill/Zetlands

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) continues its thrust to ensure the availability of potable water throughout Nevis. To this end the government, through its Water Services Department, has begun preparatory work for the installation of a new water storage tank in the Pond Hill/Zetlands area.

Nevis Dept. of Gender Affairs praised for quick response to COVID-19 hardships

The Department of Gender Affairs publicly praised by Hon. Spencer Brand for its part in assiduously planning and working towards sustainability over the past two years, as they responded in quick time to the hardships posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Taiwan Ambassador hails Nevis as a beacon in fight for gender equality

The Republic of China (Taiwan) Resident Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis His Excellency Michael Lin has hailed Nevis as a beacon in the fight for gender equality.

Nevis observes World Water Day 2022

The following is an address by Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Water Services in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) for the observance of World Water Day 2022.

Another movie filmed on Nevis set for international release

The MSR Media thriller “Assailant”, a movie filmed on Nevis, is set to be released globally on Redbox on Tuesday, March 22, 2022.

Present day inequalities have far-reaching effects on stability, sustainability of society’s future, says Nevis Gender Affairs Minister

Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister in the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs, says although the Department of Gender Affairs always focuses on equality for both men and women, the COVID-19 pandemic brought to the fore that present day inequalities have far reaching effects on the stability and sustainability of a society’s future.

NTA CEO urging persons to help Nevis win international tourism award

Mr. Devon Liburd, interim CEO of the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA), is urging persons to help Nevis win an international tourism award. The island has been nominated for World Travel Awards (WTA).

NIA announces study opportunity in Malta for Master of Humanities International Maritime Legislation

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources regarding study opportunity in Malta for Master of Humanities (M.HUM.)  International Maritime Legislation 2022-2023.

NIA announces study opportunity in Malta for Master of Humanities International Maritime Legislation

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources regarding study opportunity in Malta for Master of Humanities (M.HUM.)  International Maritime Legislation 2022-2023.

NIA Ministries of Sports, Public Works undertake major upgrade of Netball Complex

The Ministry of Sports and the Ministry of Public Works in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) are collaborating on a major upgrade of the Cicely Grell-Hull Dora Stevens Netball Complex in Charlestown.

SKN’s Hon. Eric Evelyn to address the 6th Sitting of the OECS Assembly

Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Environment for St. Kitts and Nevis will be one of three regional Ministers addressing the 6th Sitting of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Assembly on Friday, March 18, 2022 in St. John’s, Antigua.

Gender Expo coming to Malcolm Guishard Recreational Park March 18

The Department of Gender Affairs, in the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs, will host its first Gender Expo as part of activities marking Women’s Month observed annually on Nevis in March.

Nevis Agriculture Dept. promises spectacular Open Day after two-year hiatus

The Department of Agriculture will stage its annual Agriculture Open Day on March 24-25 under the patronage of Mr. John Parris after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The theme will be “Fostering economic growth through innovation.”

My Administration will never stop pursuing geothermal energy, says Nevis Premier

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley has given the assurance that his administration remains committed to the pursuit of geothermal and other forms of renewable energy, despite the recent investment in a new 3.8megawatt Wärtsilä diesel generator for the Nevis Electricity Company (NEVLEC).

Deputy Governor General, Premier of Nevis plant ornamentals for Commonwealth Day 2022

Her Honour Hyleeta Liburd, Deputy Governor General on Nevis and Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis planted ornamental plants at Government House on March 14, a symbolic gesture to mark the annual Commonwealth Day celebration.

Premier Brantley hails commissioning of a new 3.8MW Wärtsilä generator at NEVLEC, an historic day for Nevis

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, cut the ribbon on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 to officially commission a new 3.8megawatt Wärtsilä generator at the Nevis Electricity Company (NEVLEC) power plant at Prospect.

Deputy Governor General, Premier of Nevis plant ornamentals for Commonwealth Day 2022

Her Honour Hyleeta Liburd, Deputy Governor General on Nevis and Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis planted ornamental plants at Government House on March 14, 2022 a symbolic gesture to mark the annual Commonwealth Day celebration.

Roadwork underway at Chapel Street will bring relief to motorists and businesses, says Public Works Minister

The road reconstruction work underway at the top of Chapel Street will bring relief to motorists and businesses in that area, says Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Public Works in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA).

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley’s address at the People’s Action Movement Annual National Convention 2022

The following is the address delivered by Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley, Featured Speaker at the People’s Action Movement Annual National Convention on March 13, 2022

NIA Cabinet Ministers host community meeting in Barnes Ghaut to hear residents’ concerns

Members of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Cabinet hosted a community meeting in Barnes Ghaut on Thursday, March 10, 2022 to dialogue with village residents about their concerns.

Nevis launches Gender Champions Programme

The Department of Gender Affairs on Nevis launched a new initiative called the Gender Champions Programme at the International Women’s Day Awards Ceremony hosted by the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs on March 08, 2022, at the Nevis Performing Arts Centre (NEPAC).

Nevis observes World Kidney Day

The following is an address by Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health and Gender Affairs on Nevis on the occasion of World Kidney Day, 2022.

Gender equality issues the focus of 2nd Annual Women’s Self-Empowerment Workshop

More than twenty women from across Nevis are now more enlightened and equipped to handle gender equality issues in their work places and communities, having attended the 2nd Annual Women’s Self-empowerment Workshop on Tuesday, March 08, 2022.

Nevis honours women and girls, organisations on International Women’s Day 2022

Ten women and girls along with two organisations on Nevis were honoured at an International Women’s Day Awards Ceremony at the Nevis Performing Arts Centre (NEPAC) on March 08, 2022. The theme was “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow” #breakthebias.

Young professionals launch Sis Inc, a non-profit resource centre for underprivileged women on Nevis

A group of young professional women on Nevis are being lauded for launching a non-profit resource centre for underprivileged women to provide free legal advice and other forms of support.

Premier Brantley advocates for women supporting each other as Nevis celebrates International Women’s Day

As Nevis joins the global community in celebrating International Women’s Day on March 08, 2022, the Honourable Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, is calling on women to be a source of encouragement and support for each other in order to overcome obstacles and advance themselves and their country.

Nevis Sixth Form’s 2021 valedictorian Mr. Zyte Bodley urges fellow graduands to prioritise, give their best

Mr. Zyte Bodley, Valedictorian of the Nevis Sixth Form College Graduating Class of 2021 urged his fellow graduands to always prioritise and give of their best to whatever they decide to do in life.

Nevis celebrates its women on International Women’s Day

The following is an address by Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) to mark International Women’s Day, 2022.

“You can count on us all” – 2021 CSS Graduating Class Valedictorian Jahkéla Barrett tells Nevis

Ms. Jahkéla Barrett, Valedictorian of the Charlestown Secondary School (CSS) Graduating Class of 2021, says the 103 graduands have emerged a formidable and reliable group.

Premier Brantley continues to call for equity in sharing of CBI revenue

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley continues to lobby passionately for Nevis getting its fair share of the revenue from the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship By Investment (CBI) Program.

St. George’s Area Rep. happy with successful parish clean-up campaign

Hon. Eric Evelyn, Area Representative for the St. George’s Parish is expressing satisfaction with the participation and the results of a month-long clean-up campaign he funded and executed throughout February.

Caregivers Registry to be launched on Nevis shortly

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (March 03, 2022) — Persons on Nevis wishing to care for seniors on the island will soon have the opportunity to register in a new programme designed by the Senior Services Division in the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) Department of Social Services.

Seniors Recreational Group meetings to resume after 11-month hiatus

The Senior Citizens Division, in the Ministry of Social Development on Nevis, is set to resume its seniors group meetings from Monday, March 07, 2022.

Next Generation Lab donates equipment to Alexandra Hospital

The St. Kitts-based Next Generation Medical Laboratory (NextGen Lab) has donated several pieces of essential equipment to the Alexandra Hospital in in Nevis to be used in the delivery of critical care of patients.

Schools begin hosting sports meets in preparation for the return of the Inter-Primary School Championship

Public and private schools across Nevis have begun hosting their individual sports meets in preparation for the return of one of the largest events on the island’s calendar- the annual Inter-Primary School Championship.

Four young essay competition winners from Nevis heading to Expo2020 in Dubai

Four young persons from Nevis are among the fifteen winners in the Department of Youth Empowerment Essay Competition, the prize for which is an all expenses paid trip to Expo2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Stakeholders in Nevis invited to participate in CDEMA’s Comprehensive Disaster Management Audit 2022

The following is an invitation from the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD) for stakeholders in disaster mitigation on Nevis to attend the Disaster Management Stakeholders Orientation Meeting on Thursday, March 03 2022, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Nevis Performing Arts

Nevis HPU to observe World Obesity Day with road relay

World Obesity Day will be observed worldwide on Thursday, March 04, and in Nevis, the Health Promotion Unit (HPU) in the Ministry of Health plans to mark the occasion with a road relay in Charlestown dubbed “A Fun Run in the Sun” on March 03, 2022. 

NIA making more land available to the people of Nevis for housing, commercial use

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is sparing no effort to make more land available to the people of Nevis at an affordable rate.

  US-based Dr. Lornette Mills Charitable Foundation keeps giving to Nevis students

The Ministry of Education on Nevis was presented with a cheque of $43,200 from the Dr. Lornette Mills Charitable Foundation, a donation which sponsors 48 students in the School Meals Programme.

News of 2022 Nevis Tourism Ambassador Program sweeps U.S. Press

The following is a release from the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA), as Nevis continues to make headlines in the United States of America.

PCR testing now available at the Alexandra Hospital in Nevis

“The PCR equipment is now set up, it is now running, it’s now certified, and Nevis is now in the business of doing the necessary testing.”

Premier Brantley, NTA welcome Tourism Ambassador Brian Major back to Nevis

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley, has welcomed newly appointed Tourism Ambassador for Nevis, veteran travel journalist Brian Major, back to the island.

Nevis working to achieve UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is gradually meeting the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Application forms available for Culturama 48 competitions

The following is a press release from the Nevis Culturama Festival regarding Culturama 48 celebrations

Premier Mark Brantley returns to Nevis

This is to inform that Premier Hon. Mark Brantley has returned to Nevis following a brief trip overseas.

Nevis Agriculture official deems 2022 agriculture outlook as positive

Mr. Huey Sargeant, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, is describing his expectations of the performance of agriculture in 2022 as positive.

Ministry of Water Services seeking an Accountant

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resource in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding a vacancy at the Ministry of Water Services. 

Hon. Alexis Jeffers is Acting Premier of Nevis

This is to inform that Premier Hon. Mark Brantley has travelled off island. In his absence Deputy Premier, Hon. Alexis Jeffers will act as Premier.

Cedric Armbrister Scholarship 2022 available for studies in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resource in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA).

Premier Brantley’s monthly press conference slated for February 24

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis will host his monthly press conference on Thursday February 24, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) Cabinet Room located on the 2nd Floor of the Social Security Building at Pinney’s Estate.

Mel B’s appointment as Tourism Ambassador already creating international buzz about Nevis

Several international media agencies and entertainment websites have published articles about Spice Girl Mel B’s appointment as the UK Tourism Ambassador for Nevis, creating a buzz about the island paradise in key tourism markets.

Objection hearings to begin in late March, says Supervisor of Elections

Mr. Elvin Bailey, Supervisor of Elections for St. Kitts and Nevis, has informed that hearings for objections to persons on the Annual Register of Voters for 2022 are being scheduled to begin late in March.

NTA executive hopeful 2022 Nevis Tourism Ambassadors will bring greater awareness to destination

Following an announcement by the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) of its four tourism influencers for 2022, Mr. Devon Liburd, the authority’s interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) says he is hopeful they will bring greater awareness to the destination.

Community Development, Culture Minister Evelyn pays homage to Chesley “Faro” Davis

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (February 15, 2022) — As tributes continue for the late Chesley “Faro” Davis who transitioned on February 08, 2022, Hon. Eric Evelyn, Senior Minister in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), spoke of the immeasurable contribution Davis made to Nevis through community development and culture. Paying homage to Davis and his work, Mr. […]

Countdown to Culturama 48 begins with slogan competition

As the official countdown to the “Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Lime” begins, the Nevis Culturama Festival has launched a slogan contest for Culturama 48.

NTA announces Tourism Ambassadors for 2022

The following is a release from the Nevis Tourism Authority regarding the announcement of its Tourism Ambassadors for 2022.

NIA, MSR Media premiere of “A Week in Paradise” on Nevis a resounding success 

Hundreds of citizens and residents braved inclement weather and turned out to Saturday’s premiere of the movie “A Week in Paradise”, hosted by the Nevis Island Administration and MSR Media.  

Nevis Health Promotion Unit hosts Valentine’s Day safe sex promotion 

In its continued fight against HIV/AIDS, the Nevis Health Promotion Unit (HPU) is hosting an open-air activity on February 14, 2022, at the War Memorial in Charlestown dubbed “Protect your Pleasure this Valentine’s Day: Make your love… safe love.”

Nevis Min. of Tourism postpones COVID-19 Industry Certificate Training

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Ministry of Tourism wishes to advise the general public that regrettably we must POSTPONE the planned COVID-19 Industry Certificate Training scheduled for this week. The training was originally scheduled  for Wednesday February 16, 2022.

Nevis features in February issue of leading news outlets

The Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) says its 2022 promotional efforts in the United States kicked off the year in a big way, as the island was prominently featured in four leading news outlets – Forbes, Hombre, Travel Pulse, and Wine & Whiskey Globe – in their February publications.

Stage set for the exclusive Nevis premiere of MSR Media’s “A Week in Paradise”

Malcolm Guishard Recreational Park being prepared for the exclusive screening of MSR Media’s “A Week in Paradise”, a film produced on Nevis (February 11, 2022)

Agriculture authorities on Nevis seeking to reduce cost of local food

Mr. Huey Sargeant, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture on Nevis, acknowledged that the ministry, through its Department of Agriculture, is seeking to reduce the cost of locally grown food.

Nevis Water Department issues disconnection schedule for 2022

The following is an announcement from the Nevis Water Department (NWD) regarding its disconnection schedule for 2022.

Ministry of Water Services on Nevis seeking to fill three vacancies

The Ministry of Water Services in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is inviting suitably qualified individuals to apply for the following vacant positions: Operations Superintendent; Water Production Supervisor; and Laboratory Analyst.                         

Motorists advised to use Braziers Estate Road during reconstruction of culvert in Church Ground

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (February 10, 2022) — The following is a notice from the Public Works Department, in the Nevis Island Administration, regarding the reconstruction of a culvert in the Church Ground area.

Nevis Culturama Festival issues press release on the passing of Mr. Chesley “Faro” Davis

The Nevis Culturama Committee is saddened by the untimely passing of Mr. Chesley “Faro” Davis former member of the Nevis Culturama Committee and member of staff at the Department of Culture and later the Nevis Cultural Development Foundation.

Public advised to scrutinize the newly published Annual Register of Voters

The Annual Register of Voters for 2022 has been published and Mr. Elvin Bailey, Supervisor of Elections for St. Kitts and Nevis, is encouraging voters to check the List for accuracy.

Nevis recording successes in food production

In its continued pursuit of food sustainability on Nevis, the Ministry of Agriculture through the Department of Agriculture, is so far recording successes in food production.

SKN congratulates Queen Elizabeth on 70th year of her Accession

The following is a press release from Government House in St. Christopher and Nevis.

Permit needed ahead of plant material importation

The following is a notice from the Ministry of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding the importation of plant material.

Butlers Enhancement and Improvement Association donates to St. James Primary School

A group of civic minded persons of the St. James Parish on Nevis donated equipment to the St. James Primary School during a brief handing over ceremony at the school’s library on February 04, 2022.

Eighteen young persons complete the 7th cycle of NIA’s Yes To Success skills training program

Eighteen young men and women have successfully completed the seventh cycle of the YES To Success (YTS) skills training and diversion program, hosted by the Department of Social Development in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA).

Min. of Agriculture commits to documenting; keeping parts of Nevis’ culinary culture alive

Keeping the culinary heritage of Nevis alive as much as it possibly can, is the key reason behind the Nevis Agro Processing Centre’s move to preserve the island’s traditional foods.

Nevis economy on the rebound, data indicates

Recent data provided by the Ministry of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) indicates that Nevis’ economy is on the rebound after being decimated by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Nevis Agro Processing Centre performing well locally; attracting foreign interests

Products from the Nevis Agro Processing Centre in the Department of Agriculture are performing well and generating interest locally and further afield, with export to the United States of America on the horizon.

NIA aims to maintain the momentum in agriculture in 2022

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is keen to maintain the momentum achieved in agriculture in 2021 as it unveils exciting plans for the sector in 2022.

NEVLEC announces planned power outage on Feb 01

The following is a notice from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding a planned power outage on February 01, 2022.

Haitian immigrants treated humanely while in official custody in Nevis

The three dozen nationals of Haiti who entered Nevis illegally via an unnamed boat on January 02, 2022, were treated humanely while in official custody on the island for almost three weeks.

NIA awaits PAHO approval to begin PCR testing on Nevis

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is now on the verge of being able to offer PCR (polymerase chain reaction) testing on island.

NIA thinking outside the box in seeking investment for Nevis 

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is thinking outside the box with respect to the types of investments being sought to develop the economy of Nevis going forward.  

The news is out and the votes are rolling in

The following is a press release from the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA).

Major prizes at stake in vaccination raffle; referral drive for Nevis youths

he Department of Public Health on Nevis has embarked on a “Let’s Get Vaxxed Raffle” simultaneously with a “Let’s Get Vaxxed Refferal Drive” with major prizes at stake in an effort to encourage younger persons to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

NIA’s revetment project in Stoney Grove ghaut will provide a safety net for residents, says Public Works Minister

he Ministry of Public Works and Communications in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is continuing a revetment project in the Stoney Grove ghaut that will provide a level of safety for residents in the flood-prone area.

Min. of Health on Nevis to host annual Cervical Cancer Awareness outreach event

The Community Nursing Services in the Ministry of Health on Nevis is appealing to those who have never had a pap smear done to do so at the 5th annual Cervical Cancer Awareness outreach event at all heath centres on Saturday, January 29, 2022 from 8 a.m. to noon. 

Department of Agriculture on Nevis hosts Agenda 2022: Fostering Economic Growth through Innovation

The Department of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is today (January 25, 2022) hosting its annual review and planning forum, Agenda 2022, under the theme “Fostering Economic Growth through Innovation”.

University of the Virgin Islands Scholarships 2022

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (January 25, 2022) — The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding scholarship opportunities at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI). The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis invites graduates of the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) as well as the Nevis […]

Republic of Azerbaijan Scholarship offer 2022

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding study opportunities in the Republic of Azerbaijan.

NTA has new CEO – Devon Liburd appointed to position as of January 24

As he prepares to take on his new role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) on Monday January 24, 2022, Mr. Devon Liburd of Gingerland says he has always aspired to hold that position.  

Nevis featured in award-wining luxury travel blog – Pursuitist

The Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) recently welcomed Mr. Christopher Parr, Editor-in-Chief of Pursuitist.com to explore the island’s finest offerings as part of its international public relations efforts.

Nevis Premier Hon. Mark Brantley congratulates Barbados PM Mia Mottley on landslide election victory 

Nevis Premier Hon. Mark Brantley has extended congratulations to Barbados Prime Minister Hon. Mia Amor Mottley on her Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) landslide victory at the polls on January 19, 2022. 

Nevis Premier to hold 1st monthly press conference for 2022 on January 27

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis will host his first monthly press conference for 2022 on Thursday January 27, at 10:00 a.m. at the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) Cabinet Room which is located on the 2nd Floor of the Social Security Building at Pinney’s Estate.

University of Medicine and Health Sciences; Winsor University of Medicine Scholarship Offers

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in Nevis.

NIA Financial Assistance 2022

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration regarding financial assistance 2022.

Turkish Scholarship 2022

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human resources in Nevis.

Taiwan (MOFA and ICDF) Scholarships 2022

The Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has received the call for the Taiwan MOFA and ICDF Scholarships 2022.  Interested persons are encouraged to exploit the opportunities made available to pursue undergraduate and graduate degree studies.  

Ross University Scholarships for Veterinary Medicine Degree Programme

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration regarding scholarships offered by the Ross University for study in Veterinary Medicine.

Chile Scholarship 2022

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding an offer for study opportunities in Chile.                               

2022 New Year’s Day message by Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis

The following is a New Year’s Day Message from Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis.

NTA announces plans to host “Nothing Like a Nevisian Holiday” again in December 2022

The Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) made known its intentions to host its “Nothing Like a Nevisian Holiday” event again in December 2022. The announcement came on the heels of the inaugural event which was held at The Hermitage Inn on December 18, 2021.

Christmas greetings from Nevis Premier Hon. Mark Brantley

The following as a Christmas greeting from Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis.

Long serving NTA manager Ms. Yvette Jackman retires after more than 35 years in tourism industry

Ms. Yvette Jackman, Sales and Marketing Manager of the North American region, which encompasses the US and Canada, is ending her tour of duty at the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) at the end of December, after spending more than 35 years in Nevis’ tourism industry.

St. Kitts-Nevis Customs and Excise Department extends opening hours for Christmas Season

The Customs and Excise Department is extending its opening hours by one hour from Wednesday, 22 December, 2021.

Nevis Water Department schedules opening hours for Christmas Season

The following is a notice from the Nevis Water Department (NWD) regarding opening hours for the Christmas Season.

Fishers on Nevis benefit from safety device donation

Fifty-five fishers on Nevis were presented with hand-held Global Positioning Devices (GPS) on December 20, 2021, by the Ministry of Marine Resources through the Department of Marine Resources on Nevis.

Republic of China (Taiwan) Expo opens in Nevis showcasing companies and products

The people of Nevis have the opportunity to view a wide range of products offered by businesses in Taiwan, thanks to the ongoing three-day Taiwan Expo in St. Kitts and Nevis, at the Malcolm Guishard Recreational Park at Pinney’s.

Park at Pinney’s officially opens, named in honour of the late Hon. Malcolm Guishard

The legacy of Hon. Malcolm Earl Guishard affectionally known as “Guish” was memorialised, when a multi-million-dollar park at Pinney’s was officially opened and renamed in his honour, at a ceremony on December 19, 2021.

MV World Voyager makes inaugural call on Nevis

Hon. Spencer Brand Minister in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) welcomed the captain, crew and guests of the MV World Voyager to Nevis, as the vessel made its inaugural call to the island on December 17, 2021.

NTA official calls on stakeholders to take advantage of benefits from tourism industry

Mr. Devon Liburd, Director of Sales and Marketing at the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA), is calling on vendors, taxi drivers and artisans to make their services available in order to reap the benefits of the tourism industry.

Public Works to continue Road Repair and Maintenance Programme in 2022

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (December 16, 2021) – – Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Public Works and Physical Planning in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), has pledged that the Public Works Department will continue repairing and maintain the island’s road infrastructure in 2022.

NTA to host second edition of “Nothing like a Nevisian Holiday,” invites public

The Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) will host its second edition of “Nothing like a Nevisian Holiday” at The Hermitage Inn from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on December 18, 2021.

Colombia Scholarship Offer 2022

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA).

Ministry of Finance issues statement regarding payment of bonus salary to public servants in Nevis

The following is a press release from the Ministry of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding payment of a bonus salary to all public servants, including employees of statutory bodies and pensioners on Nevis.

Upgrade of Nevis’ sporting facilities high on the 2022 agenda, says Minister of Sports

Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Youth and Sports in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), says the Ministry of Sports will continue to focus on its infrastructural development and upgrade to its sporting facilities across Nevis in 2022.

Continue investing in professional development, GSS valedictorian tells fellow graduands

Ms. Biblianna Thomas, valedictorian of the Gingerland Secondary School (GSS) Graduating Class of 2021 called on her fellow grandaunds to continue to invest in their professional development, to remain focused and to give back to society.

Nevis eliminates quarantine period for fully vaccinated visitors

With effect from December 11, 2021, Nevis no longer requires fully vaccinated international travellers to quarantine upon entry, if they present proof of a negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival.

Education remains a priority for the NIA, Hon. Troy Liburd says

unior Minister of Education, Hon. Troy Liburd has commended the Cabinet members of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) for continuing to prioritize education when allocating limited resources each year.

Appropriation Bill (2022) 2021 passed in the Nevis Island Assembly

The Nevis Appropriation Bill (2022) 2021 has been passed in the Nevis Island Assembly. 

Nurse Kathleen Joyce O’Connor named Patron of the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony 

Nurse Kathleen Joyce O’Connor of Gingerland was honoured as Patron of the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony held at the Memorial Square in Charlestown, Nevis on December 08, 2021. 

St. Paul’s Representative Hon. Spencer Brand calls for togetherness at national Christmas tree lighting

Hon. Spencer Brand, area representative for St. Pauls’ Parish, has called on the people of Nevis to come together during the Christmas season and beyond to help move the island forward.

NTA launches new promotional video and contest

The Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) launched a new promotional video on December 08, 2021, entitled “Nevis Nice.”

Nevis Artisan Village Night Market coming December 11

In its continued efforts to enhance the tourism product on Nevis, the Ministry of Tourism will host its second annual Nevis Artisan Village Night Market at the village grounds at Pinney’s from 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 11, 2021.

NIA to continue curtailing expenditure in 2022

Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), Premier Hon. Mark Brantley, has given assurance that the government will continue to demonstrate responsibility with respect to regulating its expenditure.

Nevis youths gain insight into scourge of gender-based violence

Sensitising teens and young adults to the scourge of gender-based violence was the aim of an event hosted by the Department of Gender Affairs on Sunday, December 05, 2021 at Lime Beach Bar.

NIA fiscal incentive programs extended into 2022, says Finance Minister

A number of fiscal incentive programs introduced by the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) in 2020 will be extended into 2022 to continue bringing relief to the people of Nevis.

Premier Brantley presents $229 million budget for 2022 as NIA continues to exercise fiscal prudence

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) delivered the 2022 Budget Address on December 07, 2021, outlining a $229 million budget for the delivery of the government’s programs, plans and policies for the upcoming fiscal year.

Second mural unveiled for campaign against gender-based violence on Nevis

Artist Ms. Danielle Moore says a mural she created for the Department of Gender Affairs, as a permanent reminder of its continued fight against gender-based violence, was done in a style to draw attention to the department’s campaign.

Three Nevisians named to West Indies Rising Stars U19 Squad for ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 

Congratulations are pouring in from family, friends and the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) for Onaje Amory, Carlon Bowen-Tuckett, and Jaden Carmichael, the three Nevisians selected for West Indies Rising Stars Under19 Squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. 

More than 2,000 hospitality workers trained on Nevis in Ministry of Tourism COVID-19 sensitization sessions

An official of the Ministry of Tourism on Nevis is voicing satisfaction with the response to a series of COVID-19 sensitization training sessions for hospitality industry employees.

Nevis Department of Agriculture to hold cattle auction December 10

The Department of Agriculture on Nevis is inviting livestock farmers to take part in its end of year cattle auction at the Maddens Stock Farm on Friday, December 10, 2021, from 8 a.m.

Time to end battle of the sexes, Nevis Gender Affairs Minister says   

Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health and Gender Affairs, believes that the time has come for the battle for supremacy between sexes to end, as she hailed the theme for International Men’s Day 2021 “Better relations between men and women.”  

NIA breaks ground for Phase 3 of Cedar View Housing Development

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has broken ground in Maddens, St. James to provide 38 residential lots in Phase 3 of the Cedar View Housing Development.

Nevis Health Minister says booster vaccines available to the most vulnerable

Booster COVID-19 vaccines are available to persons on Nevis, but only on doctors’ orders or for those with underlying conditions who are more likely to get severely ill if infected.

Premier Brantley, Cabinet colleagues pleased with status of Wӓrtsilӓ generator installation

Ongoing installation works of a new US multi-million-dollar 3.8-megawatt Wӓrtsilӓ generator at the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) power station at Prospect is drawing rave reviews from officials of the Nevis Island Administration Cabinet.

Ten men on Nevis honoured for giving rise to better gender relations in community  

Ten men on Nevis were honoured for their positive impacts in communities on the island at an Awards Ceremony, hosted by the Department of Gender Affairs on November 30, 2021 at the Nevis Performing Arts Centre (NEPAC), to mark the annual observance of International Men’s Day on November 19. The theme was: “Better relations between men and women.”

Ministry of Tourism and partners to host final monthly COVID-19 sensitization session

The following is a notice from the Ministry of Tourism in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) for all employees in the hospitality industry.

Nevis Junior Health Minister delivers address ahead of World AIDS Day observed December 01

The following is an address by Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health and Gender Affairs on Nevis on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2021 which is observed annually on December 01.

NTA issues updated expected cruise ship calls schedule for December

The Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) has updated the number of cruise calls expected on Nevis during December for the November 2021 to March 2022 cruise season.

NIA: Financial assistance available for young persons to pursue Nursing

Young persons on Nevis are being encouraged to pursue the noble profession of Nursing, an area of study for which the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) provides financial assistance and scholarship opportunities.

NIA has used CBI monies to partially fund developments and keep Nevis running 

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has put the monies received from the proceeds from the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship By Investment (CBI) program to good use funding a myriad of projects that have benefited citizens and residents on the island. 

Premier clarifies claims that the Federal government paid $371 million to the NIA

Premier Hon. Mark Brantley and Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has clarified erroneous claims made in the public sphere that the Federal Government paid over $371 million to the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) since 2015- he said that is simply “false”.

December 07 is Budget Day in Nevis

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), will present the 2022 Budget at a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly Chambers at Hamilton House on December 07, 2021 at 10 a.m.

Nevis public urged to participate in World AIDS Day 2021 activity

The Nevis Health Promotion Unit (HPU) is urging members of the public to adorn the colour red and join them in an event dubbed “Light up the town,” and a walk on December 01, 2021, in support of those who have been afflicted with HIV/AIDS.

Bright outlook for Nevis’ 2021/2022 tourist season; persons urged to get vaccinated in order to gain employment in the sector  

Nevis is poised to have a somewhat buoyant tourist season; it’s first since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of the industry since March 2020, and Premier Hon. Mark Brantley is agitating for persons on the island to get vaccinated in order to benefit from the upturn in economic activity.

NEVLEC schedules islandwide power outage November 28

The following is a notice from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding a scheduled power outage on November 28, 2021.

Faith-based organisations on Nevis to tackle social issues in schools, community

Apart from a two-day collaborative prayer initiative, faith-based organisations on Nevis are working on two other initiatives to tackle social issues in schools and the community.

Nevis Junior Gender Affairs Minister’s address for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The following is an address by Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Gender Affairs on Nevis on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women observed on November 25, 2021.

Public Works undertakes major upgrade of road network in Pinney’s Beach area

The Ministry of Public Works in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has embarked on a road enhancement project that will improve the flow of traffic in the Pinney’s Beach area.

Nevis Premier still going without salary as COVID crisis lingers

Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley continues to go without his entire monthly salary and allowances, forgoing a paycheque since March 2020 as a show of solidarity with the people of Nevis who lost their jobs in the Tourism industry with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Faith-based organisations on Nevis seeking divine intervention for peace, brotherhood, goodwill in the community

Prayer for peace on Nevis will be the first planned initiative the Nevis Christian Council and the Nevis Evangelical Association will hold as they seek to make Nevis a better place.

184 persons test blood sugar, blood pressure during HPU’s World Diabetes Day Health Screening 

Nevis’ Health Promotion Unit (HPU) successfully hosted a World Diabetes Day Health Screening on November 18 and 19, 2021, with 184 persons turning up to check their blood sugar, blood pressure and kidney health.

Third Wӓrtsilӓ engine expected to bring savings for NEVLEC customers

The procurement of a new Wӓrtsilӓ generator being installed at the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) Power Station at Prospect is expected to result in savings for the company and its customers.

St. Kitts and Nevis Bar Association donates to Flamboyant Nursing Home for Law Week 2021

Residents of the Flamboyant Nursing Home in Nevis were presented with a donation from the St. Kitts and Nevis Bar Association on November 22, 2021, as part of the organisation’s annual Law Week activities.

NEVLEC power station, businesses to benefit from rehabilitation of Prospect Road

The Public Works Department (PWD) in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is undertaking a road rehabilitation project in Prospect that will benefit the Nevis Electricity Company Ltd (NEVLEC) power station and surrounding businesses in the area.

NIA launches Bay View Gardens Housing Development in Rices, Gingerland

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) through the Nevis Housing and Land Development Corporation (NHLDC), has launched a fourth housing development in just over three months, this time in Rices Village, Gingerland.

Junior Gender Affairs Minister on Nevis delivers address for International Men’s Day 2021

The following is an address by Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on the occasion of International Men’s Day 2021.

Residents get relief as Public Works paves dirt road in Montpelier Estate

The Public Works Department (PWD) in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has brought relief to residents of Montpelier Estate by laying a brand new asphalt road to replace the previous problematic dirt road leading into the area.

Nevis Gender Affairs Minister launches Boys’ Mentorship Programme

Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Gender Affairs, could hardly contain her excitement as she launched a Boys’ Mentorship Programme on Nevis hosted by the Department of Gender Affairs.