Premier of Nevis Hon. Joseph Parry led a delegation to Iceland from August 17th- 20th, 2008 and described the visit as successful. The mission was to acquire first hand experience of geothermal plants at work, hold discussions with geothermal plant operators, and to meet with officials which included the Prime Minister and members of the government and the Icelandic International
When the Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) 10 commences in Guyana later today, August 22, 2008, a contingent of young masqueraders from Nevis will form a part of the August 22-31 celebration. Minister with responsibility for Culture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Hon. Hensley Daniel said on August 21, there was a distinct effort placed on masquerades and assured that the group of young persons selected, would make Nevis proud.
Junior Minister of Trade and Industry, Import and Export and Consumer Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Hon. Dwight Cozier, appealed to members of the public to treat the Supply Office in the Department of Trade on Nevis as a charitable institution and one which worked in the interest of the people of Nevis.
Chairman of the Nevis Air and Sea Ports Authority (NASPA) Board Mr. Laurie Lawrence, told a gathering of officials from the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), NASPA staff and members of the public, that the breakdown of the only fire tender at the airport on Nevis in January highlighted a major weakness at the airport and by extension the island.
Minister in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) and Area Representative for the St. Pauls constituency Hon. Robelto Hector, described the drag racing track under construction at New River, as one that would meet international standards and be ranked among the best in the Caribbean. The track is earmarked for completion by the end of August.