Tag: NIA to continue fight against crime; criminal activity in 2016

Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance Hon. Vance Amory delivering the 2016 Budget Address at a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly on December 08, 2015. In the background are (l-r) Deputy Premier of Nevis Hon. Mark Brantley and Legal Advisor to the Nevis Island Administration Collin Tyrell

NIA to continue fight against crime; criminal activity in 2016

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (DECEMBER 09, 2015) — The issue of crime and the eradication of criminal activity continues to be high on the agenda of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA). The assurance came from Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance Hon. Vance Amory when he delivered the Budget Address at a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly on December 08, 2015.

Mr. Amory who I also responsible for security on Nevis, said the Administration stands committed to the fight against crime because it believes that the safety and security of the people of Nevis is its utmost responsibility.

He pointed to the steps the Administration had already taken to curb crime including the purchase of two-cargo baggage x-ray machines which cost in excess of US$100,000. They were installed at both the Long Point Port Warehouse and the Customs Baggage Area at the Vance W. Amory International Airport.

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