Hon. Alexis Jeffers

Deputy Premier

Deputy Premier and Minister of Agriculture, Lands, Housing, Cooperatives and Fisheries, Natural Resources and Disaster Management

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.

Minister Jeffers gives back to constituents in 10th anniversary celebration

Householders in the Parish of St. James’ last weekend were the beneficiaries of an initiative by their representative Hon. Alexis Jeffers, as he celebrates the 10th anniversary of his election to the Nevis Island Assembly.

Nevis Agriculture Minister Jeffers delivers address for World Food Day 2021

The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration on the occasion of World Food Day on October 16.

Demand for products from government-owned Abattoir continues to increase

The demand for local products from the government-owned Abattoir Division at prospect continues to increase.

Nevis Agriculture Minister Jeffers delivers address to launch Agriculture Awareness Month 2021

The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier and Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) to launch Agriculture Awareness Month 2021.

NIA steps in to assist residents with defective soak aways at Cherry Garden Housing Development

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) will be undertaking remedial work on defective soak aways at 31 homes in the Cherry Gardens Housing Development in Prospect, Nevis.

NIA signals full confidence in Bank of Nevis Limited

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis, has conveyed the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) confidence in and support of the island’s leading indigenous financial institution, The Bank of Nevis Limited (BON).

Nevis Appropriation (2021) Ordinance, 2020 passes unanimously at Nevis Island Assembly sitting

Following three days of debate, the Nevis Appropriation (2021) Ordinance, 2020 was passed unanimously with no amendments, at a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly at Hamilton House on Thursday, December 10, 2020.

Commissioning of New Castle Police Station, proud moment for NIA, Hon. Alexis Jeffers says

The new police station and fire hall commissioned in New Castle, Nevis on December 03, 2020, signalled a proud moment for the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis said.

New multimillion-dollar New Castle Police Station and Fire Unit officially commissioned on Nevis

The newly constructed multimillion-dollar New Castle Police Station and Fire Unit was officially commissioned on December 03, 2020.

NIA Ministers applaud 25 Most Remarkable Teens awardees from Nevis

Ministers in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) extended congratulations to the eight young persons from Nevis receiving the 25 Most Remarkable Teens in St. Kitts and Nevis Awards for 2020/2021.

NIA’s support for RSCNPF officers on Nevis instructive, Premier Brantley says

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) continues to support the Police officers assigned to the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF), District C, a move that Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis says is instructive.

World Food Day activities on Nevis a success, Agriculture official says

Mr. Huey Sargeant, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture on Nevis has hailed the World Food Day activities held on October 12 to17, 2020, a success.

Hon. Eric Evelyn tables first bill in National Assembly

Parliamentary representative for Nevis 10 Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Environment and Cooperatives in the government of St. Kitts and Nevis, has introduced his first bill in the National Assembly.

Nevis Agriculture Minister Jeffers delivers address on the occasion of World Food Day 2020

The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Agriculture for World Food Day 2020 observed on October 16.

Nevis Dept. of Agriculture hosts week of activities for World Food Day 2020

The Department of Agriculture in Nevis will host a week of activities, from October 12 to 17 to celebrate World Food Day, October 16, 2020, under the theme “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together.”

Nevis Ministry of Agriculture reviews third quarter performance, plans for fourth quarter

The Ministry of Agriculture on Nevis held its third quarter presentation at the St. Paul’s Anglican Church Hall on October 06, 2020, in keeping with its Agenda 2020, to assess the Ministry’s performance for the third quarter and to plan for the fourth quarter of 2020.

NIA wants reasonably priced lands for home construction in St. Paul’s Parish

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is appealing to land owners in the St. Pauls’ area to consider selling the lands to the government at reasonable rates for home construction.

Greenhouse farmer “Mackie” Tross pleased with recognition given to local farmers

Mr. Mc Levon “Mackie” Tross, Owner and Manager of A-1 Farms in Gingerland, Nevis is expressing satisfaction with the level of recognition being given to local farmers.

NIA injects near $1 million in Agriculture sector in response to COVID-19 

The Nevis Island Administration has so far invested almost EC$1million in the Agriculture sector as part of its COVID-19 response.

Agriculture at work in Nevis impresses Federal Ministry official

Mr. Ron Dublin-Collins, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture in St. Kitts, is describing a visit to the agricultural sector on Nevis as an eye opener.

Nevis Agriculture Department better placed to serve farmers, Director Elliott says

Mr. Randy Elliott, Director of the Department of Agriculture on Nevis, is welcoming the fleet of vehicles handed over to the Department and Ministry of Agriculture recently at the Prospect Experimental Station, stating that they have increased the department’s ability in greater measure to serve farmers.

Nevis Disaster Management Committee prepares for peak of hurricane season

The Nevis Disaster Management Committee (NDMC) in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) met at the Emergency Operation Centre at Long Point on July 24, 2020, to discuss the island’s state of readiness ahead of the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, from August to September.

NIA focuses on innovation, resiliency and sustainability to ensure sustainability of agriculture

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) continues to focus on three critical areas in its quest to increase agricultural production on Nevis.

Prospect to be used as focal point for most agriculture related activities on Nevis

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Agriculture, says the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is in the process of utilising Prospect as the focal point for most agriculture-related activities.

Department of Agriculture receives vehicles to advance NIA’s efforts to boost efficiency

The Department of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is now better placed to increase its efficiency, thanks to the administration’s provision of four new vehicles valued at just under $200,000.

Rev. Samuel preaches unity and nation building at United in Christ Giving Thanks and Praise church service

A church service dubbed “United in Christ Giving Thanks and Praise” was held at the Gingerland Methodist Church on Sunday, July 19, 2020, for three Ministers of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), who now form part of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis.

154 livestock farmers on Nevis gifted with free animal feed in $33,000 NIA, ECGC partnership

One hundred and fifty-four livestock farmers on Nevis benefited from a donation of animal feed in a Nevis Island Administration (NIA)/Eastern Caribbean Group of Companies (ECGC) partnership, a gesture described as a show of support for the farmers.

SKN Agriculture Minister satisfied with allied agencies’ renewed crop resilience initiative

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Federal Minister of Agriculture thanked two its Allied Agencies – the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) for their renewed commitment to the development of agriculture in St. Kitts and Nevis.

It’s official; three Nevis ministers now members of National Assembly in SKN

Hon. Mark Brantley, Hon. Alexis Jeffers, and Hon. Eric Evelyn took the Oath of Allegiance at the Opening of the National Assembly of St. Kitts and Nevis at the St. Marriott Resort on Wednesday, July 08, 2020, and are now officially members of the Federal parliament.

Nevis Animals (Trespass and Pound) (Amendment) Bill, 2020, passes unanimously at July 2nd parliamentary sitting

The Nevis Animals (Trespass and Pound) (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was unanimously passed at a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly  in Chambers at Hamilton House on July 02, 2020, presided over by Hon. Farrel Smithen, President of the Assembly.

Three NIA Ministers now formal members of Federal Cabinet in St. Kitts and Nevis

The three ministers in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) took their oaths and received their portfolios along with their eight colleagues in St. Kitts, at the Inauguration Ceremony of the Team Unity Administration’s Second Term at Warner Park in Basseterre on June 14, 2020.

Three NIA ministers to form part of new Federal Government of St. Kitts and Nevis

Three Ministers in the Nevis Island Administration will form part of the Federal Government of St. Kitts and Nevis.

State of emergency extension resolution passes, new Opposition member sworn in at Nevis Island Assembly emergency sitting

A resolution by the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) to approve a resolution adopted by the National Assembly on April 17, 2020, to extend the state of emergency to combat the threat of COVID-19 to St. Christopher and Nevis for up to six months effective April 18, received safe passage at an emergency sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly on April 18, 2020.

Premier Brantley off island, Deputy Premier Jeffers is acting Premier

The following is an announcement from the Office of the Premier in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) dated March 17, 2020, regarding Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis.

NHLDC officially commissions road at Phase 2, Colquhoun Housing Development

A stretch of road constructed by the Nevis Housing and Land Development Corporation (NHLDC) in Phase 2 at Colquhoun Housing Development in Colquhoun Estate, was officially commissioned at a ceremony on February 13, 2020.

Premier Brantley pleased with plant propagation nursery for Pinney’s Beach Park Project

Preparation work on the St. Kitts and Nevis Pinney’s Beach Park Project is moving apace with 850 landscaping plants at varying stages of growth propagated at a nursery in Cades Bay. The plants made up of trees and ornamentals will later be transported to the project site near Pinney’s Beach where construction is expected to commence soon.

Department of Agriculture launches 10,000 tree-planting environmentally friendly initiative on Nevis

The first 16 of 10,000 trees were planted at the St. Thomas’ Primary School (STPS) on January 29, 2020, as part of an environmentally-friendly islandwide initiative by the Department of Agriculture.  Under the project, both ornamental and fruit trees will be planted at the island’s schools, public areas and homes throughout 2020.

Japan agrees to assist Nevis with disaster resilience, MOU signed

Mr. Brian Dyer, Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD), has given the government and people of Japan the assurance that all will be done to successfully deliver a project to improve disaster resilience on Nevis with the grant funding Japan will be providing for its implementation.

Hon Alexis Jeffers representing SKN at IICA conference in Costa Rica

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is in Costa Rica attending a Conference of Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas – Inter America Board of Agriculture (IABA) 2019, at the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture’s headquarters in San Jose.

Ground broken for NHLDC University Heights housing programme

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA), in keeping with its plan to grow the population of Nevis, launched a housing programme for returning university students at Lower Spring Hill Estate on October 24, 2019, through the Nevis Housing and Land Development Corporation (NHLDC), in conjunction with the St. Christopher and Nevis Social Security Board.

Nevis’ Agriculture Minister Jeffers delivers address to mark World Food Day

The following is an address delivered by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), to mark World Food Day observed on October 16, 2019.

Four Bills to be introduced at October 1st Nevis Island Assembly sitting

Four Bills will be introduced when the Nevis Island Assembly sits in Chambers at Hamilton House from 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 01, 2019.

NIA Cabinet members file declaration of assets at Integrity Commission

In a historic move, for the first time, members of the Nevis Island Administration’s cabinet have filed their declarations of assets with the Integrity Commission.

Former Nevis Premier thanks NIA for remembering Malcolm Guishard

Hon. Vance Amory, former Premier of Nevis says Hon. Malcolm Guishard of blessed memory, knew what he wanted for Nevis and left an imprint of teachable moments as he served in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA). He thanked the current administration for remembering his former colleague.

Nevis’ Disaster Management Minister delivers address for the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister responsible for Disaster Management in relation to the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

Republic of China (Taiwan) grateful for SKN international support, Official says

Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation, and Premier of Nevis, accompanied by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier bade farewell to Dr. the Hon. Jaushieh Wu, Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and his wife Mrs. Ru-Yuh Wu, as they left the Federation via the Vance W. Amory International Airport, on May 29, 2019, at the end of a historic one-day inaugural visit.

Local water taxi operator pleased with new pier at Oualie Bay

For one of the longest serving water taxi operators on Nevis, the new water taxi pier at Oualie Bay is a welcome facility.

Nevis Agriculture Minister plants fruit tree to commence islandwide 500 tree planting initiative

There has been a steady flow of persons taking part in the Department of Agriculture’s initiative to plant 500 fruit trees on government-owned farms and private lands throughout the island.

Four Seasons GM reiterates no staff termination during impending four-month closure

A four-member delegation from the Four Seasons Resort, Nevis, met with the Cabinet of the Nevis Island Administration at Cabinet Room on May 08, 2019 to give an update on the resort’s impending four-month closure from June 01, 2019 for renovation work, and the implication for the more than 600 staff members employed there.

Nevis Minister of Agriculture launches 7th annual Agriculture Awareness Month

 The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier and Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), to mark the start of the 7th annual Agriculture Awareness Month, hosted by the Ministry and Department of Agriculture.

NIA thankful for multi-million dollar gift from Japan to assist in disaster management

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) through the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD) is on the receiving end of a multi-million dollar gift from the government and people of Japan to assist with disaster management.

NIA pleased to offer housing programme for returning university graduates, says Land and Housing Minister Jeffers

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Lands and Housing, says the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), through the Nevis Housing and Land Development Corporation (NHLDC), is pleased to offer a housing development programme to benefit returning graduates, who are contributing to the development of Nevis.

Work resumes on construction of new water taxi pier at Oualie Bay with longer wharf

Work has resumed on the construction of the new water taxi pier at Oualie Bay, with a new completion date and a longer wharf.

Water taxi operators pleased with construction of new pier; Area Rep. Jeffers says

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis, says water taxi owners who ply their trade at Oualie Bay have expressed satisfaction with the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) decision to construct a pier for their benefit.

Nevis Agriculture Minister Jeffers pleased with outcome of Agenda 2019 consultation

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) believes that the one-day consultation for stakeholders in the agriculture sector on Nevis on January 21, 2019 has met its intended objectives.

Shaws Road Improvement Project brings beautification and security enhancements to Newcastle

Work continues in Newcastle to enhance the infrastructure, safety, security and attractiveness of the area. Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Area Representative for the Parish of St. James expressed satisfaction with recent work done on the first phase of the Shaws Road Improvement Project.

NIA signs agreement with Northern Pointe Development Ltd for construction of Wyndham Grand resort  

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, believes the people of Nevis are looking forward to the start of construction works with great anticipation for a major hotel development at Potworks in the Parish of St. James’.

New Chilean Ambassador to SKN pays courtesy call on Nevis Deputy Premier Jeffers

 His Excellency Francisco J. Bernales, Non-Resident Chilean Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis paid a courtesy call on Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis, at his Charlestown office on November 29, 2018. Mr. Jeffers represented Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and St. Kitts and Nevis’ Minister of Foreign Affairs who was off island on government business.

New deadline set for completion of NIA water taxi pier at Oualie Bay; work to recommence shortly

Work on the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) water taxi pier at Oualie Bay is expected to resume shortly.  Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis, who is charged with implementing the project, made the announcement while giving an update at a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly on November 15, 2018.

Deputy Premier Jeffers to represent SKN at climate change forum in Indonesia

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis, left the island on October 29, 2018, to represent St. Kitts and Nevis at the first Ministerial Meeting of Archipelagic and Island States (AIS) Forum in Manado, North Sulawesi Province, Indonesia from October 31 to November 02, 2018. He will be standing in for Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Nevis Agriculture Director calls for continued support for buy local campaign

Mr. Randy Elliott, Director of the Department of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), stressed on the importance of the government-owned abattoir to the Department of Agriculture and called for continued support for the department’s buy local campaign.

Nevis joins international community to observe World Food Day 2018

The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on the occasion of World Food Day on October 16, 2018.

Deputy Premier Jeffers to attend CPA workshop in Kenya

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis, left the island on October 09, 2018, for Nairobi, Kenya to participate in a Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Small Branches Climate Change Workshop from October 10th to 13th.

Cedar View Housing Development homeowners satisfied, commend NIA and NHLDC at official opening

Two of the 19 home owners at the Cedar View Housing Development at Maddens Estate, commended the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) and the Nevis Housing and Land Development Corporation (NHLDC) for the service and quality of the homes they received.

Work on Oualie Bay water taxi project temporarily shelved

Work on the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) water taxi pier project at Oualie Bay has been temporarily shelved, to allow the contractor to secure its equipment with the impending passage of Tropical Storm Isaac.

Nevis Disaster Management Minister Jeffers urges public to be alert and ready as TS Isaac approaches Caribbean

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister responsible for Disaster Management, is urging the public to be attentive to media alerts and to be in a state of readiness as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches the chain of Caribbean Islands.

Premier Brantley meets with Republic of China (Taiwan) delegation to advance discussions on a national park for Nevis

A delegation for the Republic of China (Taiwan) led by Resident Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis His Excellency Tom Lee, met with a team from the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) led by Premier of Nevis Hon. Mark Brantley on September 04, 2018, at the conference room at Pinney’s Estate to advance discussions for the development of a national park in close proximity to Pinney’s Beach.

Nevis Deputy Premier pleased with progress of Newcastle Police Station construction

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Area Representative for the St. James Parish, expressed satisfaction with the ongoing pace of construction for the Newcastle Police Station.

Work resumes on state- of-the-art water taxi pier at Oualie Bay; completion expected by October

Construction work on the 300ft water taxi pier at Oualie Bay has resumed. Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Area Representative for the St. James Parish who heads the project, says due to a delay the completion date, based on the rate of construction, is expected by October 2018.

New NIA Cabinet holds first retreat

The Cabinet of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) held its first retreat on August 21, 2018, since taking up office in December 2017.

Local and foreign demand for aggregate will be met, Board Chairman says

Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Natural Resources says the local market need not worry over the Nevis Housing and Land Development Corporation’s (NHLDC) move to respond to the export market’s growing demand for material from the Nevis Island Administration (NIA)-owned quarry at New River.

Premier Brantley leads NIA Cabinet in meetings with senior police officers and private security firms on Nevis

— Cabinet members in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), headed by Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister responsible for Security, met with senior members of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, Nevis Division on July 20, 2018, in keeping with the NIA’s commitment to the officers serving on Nevis.

NIA aggregate export expands to Guyana

Requests from clients in Guyana to the Nevis Housing and Land Development Corporation (NHLDC) for aggregates mined on Nevis, has paved the way for the first shipment to be exported to that country, expanding the island’s export market.

NIA waives duty on hurricane shutters

Home and property owners on Nevis are being offered assistance by the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) to help prepare for the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season. The Administration is offering a waiver of Customs Service Charge and Customs Import Duty on hurricane shutters.

Joseph Belgrave receives new home from NIA

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (June 15, 2018) –The Ministry of Community Development officially handed over the keys to a new dwelling house at Spring Hill to Mr. Joseph Belgrave, on Thursday, June 14, 2018, as part of the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) Community Housing Assistance Programme.

NIA remembers the late Hon. Malcolm Guishard on 11th anniversary of his passing

Cabinet members of the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM)-led Nevis Island Administration, paid homage to the late Hon. Malcolm Guishard with an annual memorial service at his grave site at the Bath Cemetery on June 11, 2018.

Nevis Minister responsible for Disaster Management’s address to mark the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season 2018

The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister responsible for Disaster Management in the Nevis Island Administration in observance of the start of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season which from June 1st to November 30th.

Nevis Fishers receive fish pot wire from Federal Government

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (May 11, 2018) — Thirty Fishers on Nevis will benefit from a gift of 30 rolls of fish pot wire from the Federal Government as part of relief efforts following the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

NIA understands importance of police station to St. James’ Parish, Hon. Alexis Jeffers says

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (May 11, 2018) — Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Area Representative for St. James’ Parish, recently led a team of colleague ministers in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Cabinet on a visit to the construction site of the $3.7million Newcastle Police Station.

Address to mark Agriculture Awareness Month open

The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration in observance of Agriculture Awareness 2018.

Lemuel Pemberton named new Fisheries Director on Nevis

The Department of Fisheries in the Ministry of Agriculture on Nevis has a new Director. Lemuel Pemberton, a former worker who spent 10 years as an officer there, was appointed to the position one month ago.

NIA Cabinet pleased with progress on Mondo Track project

Acting Premier of Nevis Hon. Alexis Jeffers and other members of the Nevis Island Administration Cabinet expressed satisfaction with progress at the Mondo Track at Long Point at the end of a visit to the construction site on March 20 2018.

ICOMOS delegates pay courtesy call on NIA ministers

In an effort to further the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) quest for the inscription of Charlestown as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site by 2020, a team of specialists from the International Counsel on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) met with ministers in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) while on a fact finding mission to Nevis.

NIA Cabinet meets RSCNPF Nevis Division leadership to discuss crime issue

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has placed the issue of crime high on its agenda. Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and other Cabinet members, met with the leadership of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) Nevis Division on January 24, 2018, to discuss the issue of crime on Nevis.

New NIA Cabinet meets for first time; Premier Brantley reiterates commitment to do right by the people of Nevis

The Cabinet of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) met for the first time on December 28, 2017, at the Cabinet Room at Pinney’s Estate, four days after they were sworn into office at an inauguration ceremony at the Elquemedo T. Willett Park on December 24, 2017.

NIA led by Premier Hon. Mark Brantley sworn in

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA), led by Premier of Nevis Hon. Mark Anthony Graham Brantley, was inaugurated at a ceremony at the Elquemedo T. Willett Park in Charlestown on December 24, 2017.

Nevis Farmers urged to take advantage of new nearby markets

Farmers on Nevis are being urged to take advantage of markets opening up in close proximity to the island.

NEVLEC to celebrate 17th anniversary with week of activities

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (AUGUST 09, 2017) — Plans are afoot for the observance of the Nevis Electricity Company Limited’s (NEVLEC) 17th anniversary on September 01, 2017. The milestone will be celebrated with a week of activities from August 27th to September 2nd, 2017, with the theme, “NEVLEC: 17 years of perseverance and growing stronger with […]

NEVLEC technicians training to operate new Wӓrtsilӓ engine

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (JULY 31, 2017) — Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister of Public Utilities in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), told a group of technicians at the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) that the knowledge they would gain at the training session by a senior Wӓrtsilӓ  instructor, would help to develop them in the workplace. […]

New 3.85 megawatt-Wӓrtsilӓ generator arrives on Nevis; installation begins

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (JUNE 27, 2017) — Installation of the new 3.85 megawatt-Wӓrtsilӓ generator at the Prospect Power Plant has commenced. The US$5 million engine arrived on Nevis on June 24, 2017. It was shipped by the manufacturers in Finland on April 20, 2017.    Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister responsible for Public Utilities in the […]

NEVLEC to commission new generator shortly, says Public Utilities Minister Jeffers

NIA CHARLESTOWN Nevis (August 29, 2016) — The Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) will commission a new generator at its plant in Prospect shortly, in its quest to stabilise the island’s power supply.   Word of the new addition came from Minister responsible for Public Utilities Hon. Alexis Jeffers when he delivered remarks at the […]

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