Hon. Troy Liburd

Junior Minister of Government

Junior Ministers in the Premiers Ministry with responsibility for Education, Library Services and Information Technology

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.

Junior Education Minister addresses reopening of school on Nevis

The following is an address by Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding the reopening of school.

State-of-the-art $4million GSS TVET wing nears completion

The construction of a multi-million-dollar, state of-the-art multi-purpose technical wing at the Gingerland Secondary School is nearing completion.

Prospective Teachers’ Course 2021 commences; Nevis’ Junior Education Minister tells participants make every effort to learn

Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), told more than 30 prospective teachers that he is hopeful they would make every effort to learn as much as they can during the two-week Prospective Teachers’ Course in their quest to becoming a teacher.

TVET wing at GSS on track to open for 2021/2022 school year

The Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) wing currently under construction at the Gingerland Secondary School (GSS) in Nevis is on track to open in time for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Nevis Junior Minister of Education advocates for teachers to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is optimistic that teachers on the island of Nevis are now more informed about the COVID-19 vaccination and will get vaccinated.

Public primary school students on Nevis participate in Kite Making Workshop

About 50 students drawn from the public primary schools on Nevis are participating in a three-day Kite Making Workshop at the Elizabeth Pemberton Primary School, from March 29, 2021. It is being hosted by the Ministry of Education with sponsorship from Hamilton Reserve Bank.

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.

NIA Jnr. Education Minister Liburd pleased with status of construction on GSS Technical Wing

The progress and quality of work on the construction of the Technical Wing at the Gingerland Secondary School (GSS) has received high marks from an Education official in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA).

New TVET wing planned for Charlestown Secondary School

Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has revealed plans for a new Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) wing at the Charlestown Secondary School (CSS).

Primary school students on Nevis receive donation of supplies from CCM Women’s Arm

Sixteen students on Nevis have received school supplies donated by the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) Women’s Arm as part of the group’s week of activities.

Nevis’ Junior Minister of Education reports schools’ successful transition to COVID-19 era

Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) says all schools on Nevis reopened in September into an era of COVID-19 and from all reports it has been a successful response.

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).

IWPS Grade 2-2 students receive gifts for winning Virtues Project

Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on October 09, 2020, handed out awards on behalf of St. Johns’ representative Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, to students of the Ivor Walters Primary School (IWPS) for their participation in an anti-bullying Virtues Project.

Teachers will continue to lead in time of crisis, says Nevis Teachers Union President

Ms. Tricia Williams, President of the Nevis Teachers Union (NTU), says teachers will continue to lead during the COVID-19 crisis.

Junior Education Minister Liburd applauds teachers on Nevis on World Teacher’s Day 2020

The following is an address by Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) to mark World Teachers’ Day 2020.

Junior Minister of Education issues statement on Overseas Examinations preliminary results 2020

The following is a statement issued by Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education on the Overseas Examinations preliminary results 2020.

Islander Watersports donates hand sanitizers to students on Nevis

The owners of local company Islander Watersports are playing their part in the fight against COVID-19 by donating 2,000 attachable bottles of hand sanitizers to the Ministry of Education on Nevis.

Nevis Public Library in Charlestown moves to temporary location

The Nevis Public Library has been relocated from upstairs the Theodore L. Hobson Court Building in Charlestown to the Slack’s building on Market Street.

Nevis Junior Minister of Education issues statement at the start of 2020-2021 Academic Year

The following is a message from Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), on the Opening of the 2020-2021 Academic Year on August 07, 2020.

Second site for Charlestown Preschool opens in Farms Estate

The Ministry of Education on Nevis has opened a second facility, located in Farms Estate, that will act as an extension of the Charlestown Preschool for the 2020/2021 academic school year.

Public schools on Nevis reopen for 2020/2021 academic year

Public schools on Nevis reopened for the 2020/2021 academic year on September 07, 2020, and the Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is satisfied with the school’s compliance with the COVID-19 safety protocols.

Ministry of Education on Nevis sanitizing public schools ahead of September reopening

The Ministry of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has embarked on a two-week extensive cleaning and sanitization project of all government schools on Nevis, ahead of the reopening of school in September.

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.

Education Ministry ensuring Nevis schools COVID-19 compliant for September opening

Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), has given the assurance that plans to make schools on the island COVID-19 complaint in time to open for the 2020-2021 school year, are well advanced.

First batch of prospective teachers on Nevis receiving training in online teaching

Nineteen young persons selected as part of the cohort of prospective teachers for 2020 will be the first such grouping on Nevis to be trained in the delivery of online instruction.

NIA making moves to facilitate reopening of early childhood education facilities soon

Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), says the ministry is working with the Nevis COVID-19 Task Force to facilitate the reopening of early childhood education facilities on 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.

Ministry of Education on Nevis honours 16 retirees for service to nation building

Sixteen persons who recently retired from the Ministry of Education, were recognised for their years of service to nation building at an Awards Ceremony and hosted by the Ministry of Education Library Services and Information Technology Cocktail at the Nevis Performing Arts Centre (NEPAC) on Saturday, February 08, 2020.

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.

Nevis’ Junior Education Minister commends winners in local leg of OECS Courts Reading Competition

Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), sang the praises of two primary school students who emerged triumphant in the local leg of the 10th annual OECS Courts Reading Competition which was held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort on November 13, 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.

Junior Education Minister commends school principals for students’ performance in overseas exams

Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education, commended school managers for the Nevis Island Administration’s secondary schools for what appears to be satisfactory results by students who sat this year’s overseas examinations.

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’ Junior Education Minister Liburd delivers address to mark Child Month 2019

The following is an address by Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education on Nevis to mark the start of Child Month 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.

CPS and EPPS emerge winners of 27th annual Gulf Insurance Inter-Primary Schools Championship

The Charlestown Primary School (CPS) won the championship title in Zone A for the second consecutive year in the 27th annual Gulf Insurance Inter-Primary Schools Championship, while the Elizabeth Pemberton Primary School (EPPS) won in Zone B for the 8th consecutive year. The keenly contested games hosted by the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) were held for the second year at the Nevis Athletic Stadium at Low Ground on April 03, 2019.

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 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’.

NIA shows tangible appreciation for island’s teachers

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) made a tangible effort to show appreciation for members of the teaching fraternity on Nevis when it hosted a Cocktail and Dance in collaboration with the Nevis Teachers Union (NTU) at Occasions on November 03, 2018.

Hon. Troy Liburd delivers address on Nevis’ performance at 2018 overseas examinations

The following is an address by Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister in the Ministry of Education regarding the results of the 2018 overseas examinations.

Teachers urged to build on successes of last school year in the coming year

Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister on Nevis urged members of the teaching fraternity on Nevis to continue to build on their successes of the 2017/18 school year for an even greater level of achievement by the end of the upcoming school year.

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.

Dept. of Education’s annual Prospective Teachers’ Course commences

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (June 25, 2018) –The Department of Education on Nevis commenced its annual Prospective Teachers Course on Monday June 25, 2018, at Marion Heights.

NIA pleased with new office complex, student washroom facility at GSS

The new office complex and student washroom facility at the Gingerland Secondary School (GSS) are completed. Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister with responsibility for Education made the announcement at the end of a tour by the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Cabinet on June 06, 2018.

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.

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.

Youth Parliamentarians on Nevis observe Commonwealth Day

Youth Parliamentarians drawn from secondary schools on Nevis commemorated Commonwealth Day with a mock opening session of a sitting of parliament at the Nevis Island Assembly chambers at Hamilton House on March 12, 2018.

Nevis retains LIDC championship title

The team of debaters from the Nevis Literary and Debating Society returned to Nevis from Anguilla on March 05, 2018, after winning the 46th Leeward Islands Debating Competition (LIDC) title for the second consecutive year.

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.

Braziers Road Improvement Project ends; PWD completes 12,000 feet of roadway

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA), is continuing its trust to ensure the continued upgrade of the road network on Nevis. The Braziers Road Improvement Project, about 12,000 feet of road way, is the most recent road initiative to be completed after 10 months of construction.

Nevis Jr. Youth Minister urges visiting Tortola youths to follow their passion

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (JULY 04, 2017) – A youth group from the New Life Baptist Church in Tortola, got some sound advice from Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister responsible for Youth in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), when they visited Nevis for one day on July 03, 2017.   The Minister welcomed the group to […]

Investor confidence in Nevis remains high, says Junior Minister Liburd

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (JUNE 14, 2017) –– Investor confidence on Nevis remains high. Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister in the Ministry of Communication and Works in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), says the evidence lies in the number of ongoing projects by the private sector.   The Minister’s comment came on June 13, 2017, after […]

NIA working to restore water service to normalcy, says Jr. Minister Liburd

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (OCTOBER 10, 2016) — The following is a statement by Hon. Troy Liburd, Minister of Communications, Works and Public Utilities in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) delivered on October 10, 2016, on the interruptions in the water service. Over the past two weeks some areas on the island of Nevis have experienced […]

Hanley’s Road Rehabilitation Project remains on budget, Jr. Minister Liburd reports

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (July 14, 2016) — Major works in the Hanley’s Road Rehabilitation Project are slated for completion by the end of July. Up to the end of June, 2016, the project remains on budget. The multi-million dollar venture commenced on March 18, 2015, under the supervision of the Public Works Department (PWD).   […]

Hanley’s Road Rehabilitation Project on schedule; on budget, says Jr. Minister Liburd

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (October 10, 2015) — Junior Minister in the Ministry of Communications, Works and Public Utilities Hon. Troy Liburd, says he is satisfied with the progress of the $8 million Nevis Island Administration (NIA)-funded Hanley’s Road Rehabilitation Project.   Mr. Liburd made the comment, when the Department of Information visited the project on […]

Jr. Minister Liburd donates communication equipment to Nevis Administration

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (JUNE 26, 2015) — Departments in the Ministry of Communications and Works on Nevis, now have the ability to communicate with greater effectiveness in the field, thanks to a gift of 12 BAOFENG short range two-way radios from Junior Minister in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Hon. Troy Liburd. Mr. Liburd presented […]

Jr. Minister Liburd issues call to conserve Nevis’ water

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (June 25, 2014) — Junior Minister in the Ministry of Communication, Works,  and Public Utilities on Nevis Hon. Troy Liburd issued a call to the people of Nevis to take care of their environment and conserve one of the island’s precious commodities – water.     Mr. Liburd was moved to do […]

Work on Nevis’ Water Enhancement Project ongoing, assures Jr. Minister Liburd

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (January 30, 2014) –Junior Minister responsible for Public Utilities on Nevis Hon. Troy Liburd reassured the public that work was ongoing, though slowly, on the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)-funded Water Enhancement Project.   During a field visit to the Camps worksite on January 28, 2014, Mr. Liburd accompanied by Permanent Secretary Ernie […]

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