Hon. Spencer Brand

Minister of Government

Minister of Labour, Public Works, Physical Planning, Posts and the Environment

Hon. Spencer Brand delivers message for World Post Day 2021

Hon. Spencer Brand delivers message for World Post Day 2021.

Three Important Bills pass in the Nevis Island Assembly

Three important pieces of legislation were passed unanimously in the Nevis Island Assembly during a sitting at Hamilton House on October 05, 2021.

Nevis Water Department honours three retirees for dedicated service

The Nevis Water Department (NWD) honoured three of its retirees who have given collectively more than 100 years of dedicated service at a Retirement Cocktail celebration at the Nevis Performing Arts Centre (NEPAC) on September 30, 2021.

Nevis Island Assembly revises Order Paper for October 05 sitting

Clerk of the Nevis Island Assembly Ms. Myra Williams issued an amendment to the Order Paper which was circulated on October 01, 2021, ahead of the assembly sitting at Hamilton House in Chambers on Tuesday October 05, 2021.

Nevis Island Assembly to sit October 05

A sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly is scheduled for October 05, 2021, from 10 a.m. at the Assembly Chambers at Hamilton House on Samuel Hunkins Drive in Charlestown.

Dept. of Physical Planning consults with local contractors on new Bill

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Physical Planning on Nevis, gave contractors on the island an opportunity to ventilate on the Building Contractors Registration and Regulation Bill, 2021 which had its first reading in the Nevis Island Assembly on July 13, 2021.

Phase 2 of Bath Village Road Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project to commence soon

The second phase of the Bath Village Road Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project is expected to commence soon.

NIA moves to secure water resource on Nevis

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has moved into another phase in the Water Enhancement Project at Hamilton Estate Reservoir which will offer greater protection for the island’s water resource.

Public Works begin resurfacing several roads in Charlestown

The Public Works Department in Nevis (PWD) continues its road rehabilitation programme with the resurfacing of several roads in the downtown area of Charlestown.

Nevis Labour Minister Hon. Spencer Brand delivers address for World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (April 28, 2021) — The following is an address by Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Labour in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on the observance of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021. Fellow citizens and residents, Today April 28, 2021, I greet you on […]

Road Rehabilitation Projects for Butlers, Bath Village slated for 2021

The villages of Butlers and Bath in Nevis have been earmarked for road rehabilitation projects during the course of this year.

NIA Water Services Minister Brand delivers address  for World Water Day 2021

The following is an address by Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Water Services in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on the occasion of World Water Day on March 22, 2021.

Premier Brantley, other NIA Cabinet Ministers the first on Nevis to receive COVID-19 vaccines

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, along with the other Cabinet Ministers of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) became the first persons on Nevis to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines on February 24, 2021.

Minister Brand says new milling machine is a sound investment and asset to Public Works Dept.

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Public Works and Physical Planning in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), says the recently purchased milling machine is a sound investment and a significant asset to the Public Works Department

Be ready to adapt to changing work environment, Water Minister Brand tells Nevis Water Department staff

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Water in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) urged staff of the Nevis Water Department to be prepared to adapt in an ever-changing work environment.

Hon. Spencer Brand to resume one-on-one consultations with constituents this week

Hon. Spencer Brand, Cabinet Minister in the Nevis Island Administration and parliamentary representative for the St. Pauls constituency in the Nevis Island Assembly, intends to resume his one-on-one consultations with constituents on January 13, 2021.

Hon. Spencer Brand: Approximately $1.2 million in severance payouts since COVID-19

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Labour in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), said an estimated $1.2 million has been disbursed in severance payments since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nevis.

NIA renegotiating geothermal arrangement to secure cheaper energy rates for Nevisians

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is in the process of renegotiation its existing geothermal arrangement with NREI (Nevis Renewable Energy International) that would see consumers on Nevis paying less for the renewable energy when it comes on stream.

Nevis consumers benefiting from additional 300,000 gallons of water with upgrade at Hamilton Estate Reservoir

Water consumers on Nevis are benefitting from an additional 300,000 gallons of water due to the installation and commissioning of a state-of-the-art water filtration system and water well at the Hamilton Estate Reservoir on November 13, 2020.

Installation and commissioning of water filtration system on Nevis nears completion

Work which has commenced on the installation and commissioning of a water filtration system at Hamilton is nearing completion.

Water storage systems commissioned at six schools in Nevis

Onsite water storage tanks and delivery systems were commissioned at six educational institutions on Nevis on October 20, 2020, as part of a water security project funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), Global Environmental Fund, United Nations Environmental Program, Government of St. Kitts and Nevis, and the Nevis Island Administration (NIA).

Work on water filtration system in Nevis to recommence

Work on a filtration system at Hamilton will continue from this weekend, seven months after the project was delayed due to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nevis Postal Services hosting month of activities to celebrate World Post Day 2020

Nevis Postal Services will join the international community to celebrate World Post Day, on October 09, 2020. 

Hon. Spencer Brand welcomes new Methodist Superintendent to serve on Nevis

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) welcomed Rev. Franklin Manners, the new Superintendent Minister on the Methodist Church, Nevis Circuit.

Construction sector on Nevis showing signs of growth, Planning Minister Brand says

The construction sector on Nevis is showing signs of growth.

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.

Nevis Postal Services working to improve delivery services, despite COVID-19 challenges

The Post Office in Charlestown, Nevis has resumed regular hours of operation following several months of reduced hours due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nevis construction sector remains buoyant, says Minister of Physical Planning

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Physical Planning in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), is pleased that the Department of Physical Planning has recorded a steady number of applications for construction projects so far for 2020, which he says indicates a buoyant construction sector on the island.

Education Ministers in SKN break ground for construction of EC$4million technical wing on Nevis

History was made on the grounds of the Gingerland Secondary School (GSS) when Hon. Jonel Powell, Federal Minister of Education; and Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), turned the sod on August 06, 2020, signalling the start of construction for a near EC$4million new state-of-the art multi-purpose technical wing.

Decrease in water revenue for a good cause, Water Services Minister Brand says

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Water Services in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) says he is pleased with the financial contribution the Nevis Water Department (NWD) is making as its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NIA hoping to complete major road projects by end of July

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) continues to upgrade the road network on Nevis, and is currently engaged in two major projects which it plans to complete by the end of July 2020.

NIA waives late fee for private mail box renters due to COVID-19 impact

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Posts in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), says a decision has been taken to waiver late fees for persons with private mail boxes at the Nevis Postal Service.

Cold storage facility under construction to form critical component of food security efforts on Nevis, says Agriculture PS Sargeant

Mr. Huey Sargeant, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture on Nevis, has expressed satisfaction with ongoing work by the Public Works Department (PWD) on the construction of a cold storage facility at the government owned farm at Prospect on the outskirts of Charlestown.

SKN Marine Resources official calls on fishermen to join Nevis fishermen’s cooperative

Mr. Lemuel Pemberton, Deputy Director of the Department of Marine Resources in St. Kitts and Nevis, is calling on fisherfolk on Nevis to join the Nevis Fishermen’s Marketing and Supply Cooperative Society Limited, mindful of the important role they play in the island’s food security.

Minister Brand commends Public Works Department workers on Nevis

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Communication and Works in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), has commended employees at the Public Works Department for the renovation work they have been engaged in on government owned buildings and facilities in and around Charlestown.

Minister Brand issues statement on status of water supply in Nevis

The following is a statement by Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Water Services in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on the status of the water supply.

Nevis observes World Water Day, Hon. Spencer Brand Minister of Water Services delivers address to mark occasion

The following is an address delivered by Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Water Services in the Nevis Island Administration, as Nevis joins the rest of the world in observing World Water Day on March 22, 2020.

Craddock Road Rehabilitation Project moving closer to completion, Minister Brand pleased

The section of road from Big Rock to the Social Security road junction of the Craddock Road Rehabilitation Project is completed, following the final asphalting by the Public Works Department (PWD) on Friday, March 13, 2020. Work had commenced on that portion of the project in late January 2020.

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.

British Heritage specialists describe Nevis’ heritage sites as remarkable

Two British World Heritage specialists have given the Bath Hotel, Bath Stream and Fort Charles at Bath Village on Nevis thumbs up and referred to them as a remarkable heritage sites. They were at the time meeting with Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Culture, and Hon. Spencer Brand, whose ministry is engaged in the ongoing Restoration Project at Fort Charles. The venue was at the Nevis Island Administration’s conference room in Charlestown on February 07, 2020.

Refurbishment works to commence on Lower Happy Hill Drive this weekend

Rehabilitation work will commence on Lower Happy Hill Drive on January 26, 2020, as part of the Ministry of Communications and Works’ Road Rehabilitation Project. The 208 feet of roadway spans from the Island Main Road intersection heading westwards to the Charlestown waterfront.

NWD redeveloping Hamilton well to harness additional water

The Nevis Water Department is in the process of redeveloping a water in Hamilton as part of the Nevis Island Administration’s efforts to provide more water to the island’s water system.

Water Minister Brand visits Water Enhancement project sites at Hamilton

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Water Services on Nevis, says the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) continues with its thrust to provide additional water, with additional water storage facilities at Hamilton.

EIA commences for Fort Charles Reclamation and Protection Project at Bath Village

A two-member team from Jamaica is on Nevis to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to begin the Fort Charles Reclamation and Protection Project at Bath Village.

“Liza Liburd Jeffers” is Nevis’ newest centenarian

Ms. Eliza “Liza Liburd Jeffers” Flanders of Hamilton became the newest centenarian on Nevis when she celebrated her 100th birthday on November 30, 2019. She joins the only other living centenarian on the island Ms. Mary Browne, of River Path in Gingerland who celebrated her most recent birthday on November 01, 2019.

NIA Water Services Minister Brand welcomes CWWA conference delegates to Nevis

Forty-one delegates attending the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) conference in St. Kitts, accepted an invitation from Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Water Services in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), to visit the island for a technical tour on October 18, 2019.

Nevis Minister of Water Services addresses CWWA conference, calls for greater Public Private Sector Partnership

The following is an address delivered by Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Water Services in the Nevis Island Administration at the opening ceremony of the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) Conference held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort on October 14, 2019.

NIA amends Nevis Physical Planning and Development Control legislation

The Nevis Physical Planning and Development Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2019 was passed at a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly at Hamilton House on October 08, 2019.

NIA setting high standards for island’s taxi sector, amends legislation to safeguard tourism industry

The Nevis Taxi and Tour Bus (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed unopposed at a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly which sat in Chambers at Hamilton House on October 08, 2019.

NIA Environment Minister hopeful for UNDP assistance for environmental projects

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Environment in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is hopeful that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) would assist with the planned restoration of Fort Charles at Bath Village and the Coastal Protection Mechanism the administration hopes to implement in the same area.

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.

Nevis Communications and Works Minister renews call to motorists to exercise due care and attention

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Communications and Works, on Nevis says while the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is actively pursuing improvements to the island’s road network, motorists should pay particular attention to exercising due care and attention.

NIA improves visibility for motorists at Chicken Stone junction in Gingerland

At least one motorist from the Gingerland area on Nevis is expressing satisfaction with recent improvements made to the Chicken Stone junction by the Ministry of Communications and Works in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) for the safety of motorists and pedestrians using the area.

Road project contractors appeal to motorists to adhere to traffic signals from flaggers on Island Main Road project

An official of Surrey Paving & Aggregate Co. Ltd, contractors for Phase 1 of the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) EC$6.7 million Island Main Road Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project from Cotton Ground to Cliff Dwellers is urging motorists to adhere to the traffic instructions given by the flag persons on the project.

Work on Island Main Road Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project continues apace

Phase 1 of the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) EC$6.7 million Island Main Road Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project from Cotton Ground to Cliff Dwellers got off to a slow start due to inclement weather conditions but the contractor says they have accomplished much.

NIA Communication and Works Minister pleased with progress on Island Main Road Rehabilitation and Safety Project

Work has commenced on Phase 1 of the Nevis Island Administration’s EC$6.7million Island Main Road Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project from Cotton Ground to Cliff Dwellers. Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister for Communication and Works, is expressing satisfaction with work done so far.

Work on Phase 1 of Craddock Road Rehabilitation Project continues

Work continues on Phase 1 of the Ministry of Communication and Work’s Craddock Road Rehabilitation Project, from the intersection at Stuart Williams Drive to the former Debbie’s Disco property.

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.

Surrey Paving provides contact info for Nevisians seeking employment on road project

Nevisians seeking employment on Phase 1 of the Island Main Road Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project from Cotton Ground to Cliff Dwellers can apply to contractors Surrey Paving & Aggregate Co. Caribbean Ltd.

EC$6.7million road rehabilitation project from Cotton Ground to Cliff Dwellers to commence in June

The first phase of the Island Main Road Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project on the north western coast of Nevis, is slated to commence in the first half of June 2019. The EC$6.7million project from Cotton Ground to Cliff Dwellers, will be constructed by contractors Surrey Paving & Aggregate Co. Caribbean Ltd.

Phase I of Island Main Road rehabilitation to commence soon

In its ongoing thrust to better the road infrastructure on Nevis, the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) plans to commence rehabilitation work shortly on the Island Main Road, from Cotton Ground junction leading to the Vance W. Amory International Airport.

Minister Brand heads Federal delegation to OECS Commission’s Council of Ministers in Martinique

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Physical Planning and Environment in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA,) is leading a two-member Federal delegation at the 6th Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission’s Council of Ministers of Environmental Sustainability meeting in Martinique from May 15 to 17, 2019.

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.

SKN Foreign Affairs Minister heads delegation to Republic of China (Taiwan)

Less than five hours after touching down at Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan, Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation and Premier of Nevis had an audience with Her Excellency Dr Tsai Ing-wen, President of the Republic of China (Taiwan). 

NIA ministers Evelyn, Brand pleased with NHCS New River reforestation project

Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Social Development and Culture, has expressed satisfaction with the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society’s (NHCS) New River Coconut Walk Reforestation Project in the parish of St. James’.

Hon. Spencer Brand Nevis’ Environment Minister delivers address to mark Earth Day 2019

The following is an address by Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Physical Planning, the Environment and Water in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) to mark the observance of Earth Day 2019.

Hon. Spencer Brand delivers address in observance of World Water Day 2019

The following is an address by Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister in the Ministry of Water Services in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) for the observance of World Water Day. The theme is “Leaving No One Behind.”

Nevis Water Minister Brand appeals for water conservation during dry spell

As the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) continues to explore more sources of  water,  Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Water on the island is appealing to the public to be conservative in their use of the resource.

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.

Work on road rehabilitation projects on Nevis recommence

The Public Works Department and the Nevis Water Department Work recommenced work on Nevis on road rehabilitation projects which began in 2018, following their Christmas vacation.

Bath Village Road Rehabilitation Project advancing; Minister Brand satisfied

The Public Works Department (PWD) in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) completed the first half of Phase 1 of the Bath Village Road Rehabilitation project on February 12, 2019, and work has already begun on the second half which is earmarked for completion in six weeks.

Nevis Premier honours 32 university graduates

The grounds of Government House at Belle Vue was alive on February 09, 2019, when 32 returning university graduates were honoured at the First Congratulatory Reception for University Graduates hosted by the Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and First Lady Mrs. Sharon Brantley.

NIA signs Concession Agreement for development of Vance W. Amory International Airport

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) through the Nevis Air and Sea Port Authority (NASPA), is one step closer to upgrading operations at the Vance W. International Airport at Newcastle, when a Concession Agreement regarding the development of the airport with B&L Worldwide Ltd. was signed on February 06, 2019, at Cabinet Room at Pinney’s Estate.

Work advancing satisfactorily for Gingerland Cultural Centre, says Culture Minister Evelyn

Work on what is earmarked as the new home of the Gingerland community festival, Gingerama, moved to a new phase on Friday February 01, 2019, when the concrete flooring was laid. The project which falls under the Ministry of Social Development commenced in December 2018.

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.

NIA implements amnesty to collect $2.7million owed to Nevis Water Department

Domestic and commercial customers of the Nevis Water Department whose accounts are in arrears for the past three months, are urged to take advantage of a four-month amnesty offered by the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) from January 01 to April 30, 2019.

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’.

Multi-million dollar Craddock Road Rehabilitation Project begins in Charlestown

Work on the 5,600 feet Craddock Road Rehabilitation Project has commenced and Hon. Spencer Brand Minister of Communications and Works says the Nevis Island Administration will do all it can to deliver a good product in 13 months.

Nevis Island Assembly to sit on November 15th

Two bills before the Nevis Island Assembly are expected to continue their journey when the assembly sits in Chambers at Hamilton House on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

CPS expansion project will make environment more conducive to teaching, Minister Brand says  

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Communication and Works on Nevis, says the environment at the Charlestown Primary School (CPS) will become more conducive to teaching and optimal performance from the staff once the expansion project for the management office is completed.

NIA to discuss implementation of Craddock Road Rehabilitation Project with residents

The following is an announcement from the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding the implementation of the Craddock Road Rehabilitation Project.

Ivor Walters Primary School expansion project nearing completion

The expansion project at the Ivor Walters Primary School which commenced in mid-August, is just one week away from completion and Hon. Spencer Brand, Acting Premier of Nevis and Minister of Public Works, is expressing satisfaction with the venture.

Acting Premier Brand satisfied with pace, quality of Brown Hill Road Rehabilitation Project

Hon. Spencer Brand, Acting Premier of Nevis and Minister of Public Works, expressed satisfaction with the status of Phase One of the Brown Hill Road Rehabilitation Project, when he took a first-hand view of ongoing works on October 31, 2018.

Acting Premier Brand welcomes visiting trade delegation to Nevis

Hon. Spencer Brand, Acting Premier of Nevis, says a visiting trade delegation from the Republic of China (Taiwan) on October 30, 2018, will have the opportunity to discuss all areas with a view to attracting potential investment to the island.

Nevis Premier hails Customs and Excise Department’s decision to honour its local fallen stalwart

The Customs and Excise Department on Nevis posthumously honoured one of its stalwarts for his unwavering service to the department. The Customs facility in Charlestown was renamed the Brian A. David Customs Courier Facility, at a renaming ceremony on October 25, 2018.   

Phase I of Bath Village Road Rehabilitation project to commence shortly

The Public Works Department in the Nevis Island Administration began making way for the first phase of the Bath Village Road Rehabilitation Project on Monday, October 22, 2018, one day after Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Public Works announced the project at a town hall meeting at the Albertha Payne Community Centre in Bath on October 21, 2018.

Nevis Water Services Minister Brand pledges to continue working to make water sector climate resilient

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Water Services in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), pledged to continue to work with regional and international partners to make the water sector on Nevis climate resilient.

Nevis observes 49th anniversary of World Post Day

The following is an address by Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Posts in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on the occasion of  the 49th anniversary of World Post Day observed on October 09, 2018

Nevis Water Services Minister Brand speaks at BEAD water wells handover

The following is the full text of a speech delivered by Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Water Services in Nevis at the handing over ceremony of the Bedrock Exploration and Development Technologies (BEAD) wells to the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) at Maddens Estate on October 05, 2018

Two bills to be introduced at 4th sitting of Nevis Island Assembly

Two bills will be introduced, when the Nevis Island Assembly sits in chambers at Hamilton House on Thursday, October 04, 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.

First Job Fair targeting youths on Nevis successful

The first Job Fair targeting young people, hosted by the Department of Labour on Nevis, is being hailed as a success.The one-day forum was held with the theme “Preparing our Youths for the World of Work” on July 05, 2018, at the Social Security conference room at Pinney’s Estate.

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.

Meeting with CDB team on Nevis water project frank and fruitful, Water Services Minister Brand says

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister responsible for Water Services on Nevis is describing a meeting with a team from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) as frank and fruitful.

Major renovation works at GSS nears completion

Major renovation work at the Gingerland Secondary School (GSS) is nearing completion, and the school’s administrative block is expected to be available for use in the coming weeks.

Governors-General and Presidents of the Caribbean Region visit Nevis

Nevis was graced with a visit by a number of heads of state from the Caribbean on April 09, 2018, ahead of the official start of the 16th Conference of Governors-General and Presidents of the Caribbean Region in St. Kitts at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort from April 9 to 12.

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.

Hon. Spencer Brand delivers address in observance of World Water Day

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

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.

Circle of Peace Youth Programme awards present and past prison inmates for exemplary behaviour; poetic skills

The Circle of Peace Youth Programme a group dedicated to provide support and guidance to current and past inmates of Her Majesty’s Prison, held a ceremony to present awards to deserving persons. The event was held at the Nevis Performing Arts centre (NEPAC) on January 23, 2018.

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.

Minister Brand urges Nevis’ civil servants to stop abusing mechanisms in place for sick leave; leave of absence

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Labour, Public Works, Physical Planning, Posts and Environment in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is urging civil servants on Nevis to stop taking advantage of the mechanisms in place for sick leave and leave of absence.

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.

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