Premier Parry Makes Historic Visit to Nationals Living in New Haven, Connecticut

Head table in Conn. Chairman-Chilstone Francis, Premier of Nevis, Hon. Joseph Parry and Hon.Hensley Daniel
(CHARLESTOWN,NEVIS– WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010) Nevisians living in Connecticut were able to welcome Nevis’ Premier, the Hon. Joseph Parry and his delegation of the NRP-led Administration for the very first time at a Town Hall meeting at the Antillean Center on Sunday, October 24th.


New Haven was the last stop of the Nevis Island Administration’s 11-day North America visit, which covered four cities, five public appearances, and several meetings with potential investors.

Issues raised in New Haven were: Negotiations of Corporate taxes paid into the Nevis treasury, the opening of the Four Seasons Resort, Devolution of power for Nevis, Education, Social Development on the island and matters similiar to those raised in the other cities (Brampton, Silver Spring, and New York).

Audience in Conn.
“I enjoy meeting with Nevisians throughout the Diaspora while hearing their concerns, questions and suggestions,” commented the Premier.

Members of the delegation said the feedback during and after the meeting was overwhelmingly positive, as many participants thanked the Premier for the information on all the programmes, projects and policies taking place on Nevis.

Many participants also said they appreciated the Premier and his team for providing a power point presentation, brochures, DVD’s and a large banner which outlined the Governments achievements and the vision going forward for the NRP-led Administration.
Approximately 35 persons attended the 2-hour town hall meeting in Connecticut.

Audience in Conn II.

Premier Parry talking with a guest after the meeting
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