(L-r) Ms. Inci Otker, the International Monetary Fund’s Mission Chief for St. Kitts and Nevis and Hon. Vance Amory, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance at the Ministry of Finance conference room on April 21, 2017NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (April 24, 2017) –
A team from the Ministry of Finance in the Nevis island Administration (NIA) led by Hon. Vance Amory, Premier of Nevis were among stakeholders who met with a team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on April 21, 2017, as part of the IMF’s annual economic assessment exercise in St. Kitts and Nevis.
Ms. Inci Otker the IMF’s Mission Chief for St. Kitts and Nevis said the meeting in the Federation is a regular consultation to assess the economy’s performance. The team’s visit began on April 18, 2017 and concludes on May 03, 2017.
“We are looking at the macro economic situation, how the financial system is doing as well as some of the social issues and this year particularly we are focusing on not only how the macro-economic and financial situation has been in terms of stability and so on,” she said.
Wife of the late of the late the Right Excellent Dr. Sir Simeon “Sim” Daniel, the first Premier of Nevis and a National Hero and benefactor and family friend Mr. Michael Heinritzi unveil a bust of Dr. Sir Daniel’s in honour in the heart of Charlestown on April 20, 2017NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (APRIL 21, 2017) --
Nevisians and Kittitians now have a permanent reminder of the Right Excellent Dr. Sir Simeon “Sim” Daniel, the first Premier of Nevis and a National Hero, following the unveiling of a bust in his likeness in the heart of Charlestown on April 20, 2017.
The bronze bust, a donation from benefactor Mr. Michael Heinritzi and his family, with the blessing of the Nevis island Administration (NIA), was unveiled by him with the assistance of Lady Sheila Daniel, the wife of the late Simeon Daniel.
In response, family representative, Sir Daniel’s wife Lady Daniel, said she is hopeful that the people of St. Kitts and Nevis, more so, the people of Nevis, show their appreciation by honouring her husband’s motto “Country above Self.”
She urged then to see the bust as a remembrance of a man who shared love with them and his significant contribution to the island of Nevis.
Lady Daniel used the opportunity to express her appreciation to the Heinritzi and family, who she said had the foresight to donate the bust and to the NIA who gave permission to have it erected in the middle of Charlestown.
She made special mention of Deputy Premier of Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley who she said played an integral role in the erection of the bust of her husband.
Nevis Island Administration sealNIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (APRIL 21, 2017) --
The following is a statement from the Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding ongoing works at the Alexandra Hospital.
The Ministry of Health, Nevis Island Administration, wishes to inform the general public that surgical procedures resumed at the Alexandra Hospital on 21st April, 2017 after a brief interruption on 20th April, 2017.
The Ministry of Health extends sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused. The brief interruption in service was due to the relocation of the Operating Theatre.
The Operating Theatre has been relocated to the area formerly known as the old X-Ray Department. This is part of ongoing works designed to expand the service areas of the hospital.