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Oct 20

REGIONAL HEALTH OFFICIALS ASSEMBLE IN ST. KITTS TO DISCUSS INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 20, 2017 (SKNIS): Delegates from nine countries of the English, French and Dutch-speaking Caribbean assembled in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis this week for two major health-related events. St. Kitts and Nevis hosted the 2017 Caribbean Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Week of events, which ran from October 16-20 …

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Oct 20

FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICES LENDS HELPING HAND TO HURRICANE-AFFECTED SENIOR CITIZEN

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 20, 2017 (SKNIS): Sixty-five-year-old Anita Hobson is grateful that the St. Kitts-Nevis Fire and Rescue Services covered her leaky roof, which had been badly damaged by the category five hurricanes.   Ms. Hobson lost much of the use of the right side of her body after the removal of a brain tumour decades …

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Oct 20

DIRECTOR OF AVEC, CLYDE CHRISTOPHER ENVISIONS A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR THE INSTITUTION

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 20, 2017 (SKNIS): The future of the Advanced Vocational and Education Centre (AVEC) looks bright, says Director of the institution, Clyde Christopher, who has over the years brought the school to new levels of success.   In an interview with the St. Kitts and Nevis Information Service (SKNIS), Mr. Christopher shared that he served …

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Oct 18

2017 NATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP ATTRACTS HUNDREDS OF VOLUNTEERS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 18, 2017 (SKNIS): Some 260 persons from secondary and tertiary institutions in St. Kitts, as well as from the public and private sectors will take to the beaches on Friday, October 20 to participate in the 2017 National Coastal Cleanup.   The Department of Environment has hosted the Coastal Cleanup annually for over 10 years, in …

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Oct 18

CLIMATE CHANGE PROJECT AIMS TO STRENGTHEN ST. KITTS AND NEVIS’ CORAL REEFS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 18, 2017 (SKNIS): Officials in St. Kitts and Nevis will have a better idea of how climate change is impacting coastal areas and marine life within the Federation’s nearshore waters, thanks to the USAID-Climate Change Adaptation Programme (CCAP).   The CCAP will allow for the placement of two coral reef monitoring buoys that are …

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Oct 17

NATIONAL DISASTER COORDINATOR URGES RESIDENTS TO STAY INFORMED DURING ACTIVE HURRICANE SEASON

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 17, 2017 (SKNIS): The heavy downpours and flash flooding experienced last Friday and Saturday (October 13 and 14) in St. Kitts and Nevis were associated with a tropical wave that caught many people by surprise, serving as a reminder to residents that they should stay up-to-date with local weather bulletins. Over …

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Oct 17

AVEC’S ROLE IN ADMINISTERING TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING TO BE DISCUSSED ON TOMORROW’S WORKING FOR YOU PROGRAMME

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 17, 2017 (SKNIS): The Advanced Vocational Education Centre (AVEC) has been an important player in the delivery of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).  On tomorrow’s (October 18) Working for You programme, find out how its role in this area becomes even more instrumental with the planned changes to how TVET is administered.   AVEC is …

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