The following is the full text of comments made by Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs in St. Kitts and Nevis, at a round table discussion with United States Secretary of State Mr. Mike Pompeo and other Caribbean officials, at The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in New Kingston on January 22, 2020.
Women, and men younger than 35 years old now have the opportunity to borrow up to $100,000 for the establishment or expansion of existing small businesses, thanks to an EC $5million loan from the government and people of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) to facilitate the process through the Small Enterprise Development Unit (SEDU).
St. Kitts and Nevis was on the receiving end of a number of footballs, a goodwill gesture from the government and people of Italy. The gift was presented to Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Premier of Nevis at his office at Pinney’s Estate, by His Excellency Mr. Massimo Ambrosetti, Italian Ambassador to the twin-island Federation on November 06, 2019.