RSS Staff

NEMA PRESENTS AT RSS STAFF AND COMMAND Training Course 2016

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JULY 14TH, 2016 – Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris delivered the Feature Address today, Thursday, July 14th, during the closing ceremony at the Ocean Terrace Inn for the Regional Security System (RSS) Training Institute’s Staff and Command Course. With effect from April 1st, 2016, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis assumed the chairmanship of the Council of Ministers that oversees the Regional Security System (RSS). The chairmanship rotates […]

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Fire and Rescue

NEMA ENGAGES YOUTH IN ANNUAL DM CAMPAIGN

In collaboration with the Fire and Rescue Services, NEMA officials made presentations throughout St. Kitts yesterday, Wednesday, 13th July at the Basseterre and Tabernacle Fire Stations and the Sandy Point Primary School, simultaneously. This rally, which forms part of the NEMA’s annual Disaster Management campaign, intends to impact participants in the annual Fire and Rescue Summer Camp series by encouraging them to adopt a culture of service to others, even from a very young age. […]

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CARIBE WAVE HEMISPHERIC EXERCISE 2016

The Intergovernmental Coordination Group (ICG) for Tsunami and other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions identifies a day in March annually for countries to focus on Tsunami Readiness. The ICG organises a Simulation Exercise, Caribe Wave, in which countries across the Western Hemisphere can participate to address an aspect(s) of preparation, in the event of a Tsunami threat. Various products and tools have been developed by the ICG, which countries can […]

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Satellite photos give a bird’s-eye view of Tropical Cyclone Winston

Satellite photos give a bird’s-eye view of Tropical Cyclone Winston, the powerful storm that battered the Pacific Island nation of Fiji over the weekend of February 20th, 2016. NASA’s Aqua spacecraft captured an image of Winston on Saturday (Feb. 20), the day the maelstrom (technically a powerful whirlpool in the sea or a river) made landfall on the island of Vitu Levi (Fiji) as a Category 5 system. The Fiji Meteorological Service estimated that wind […]

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TURTLES, BATS AND SAND MINING ARE EXPECTED TO BE DISCUSSED AT MAB TOWN HALL MEETING

Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 12, 2016 (SKNIS): Antonio Maynard, Secretary General of the UNESCO National Commission said that turtle catching, the Keys bat cave, and sand mining are features of the St. Mary’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Reserve which are expected to come up for discussion at the upcoming Town Hall Meeting. Scheduled for Thursday, February 18, participants are expected to include Parliamentary Representative for the area, Honourable Eugene Hamilton, along with representatives of […]

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