St Kitts looks to geothermal as an alternative energy resource

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) — St Kitts and Nevis has ramped up its pursuit of geothermal energy, as it seeks to expand renewable energy alternatives. Minister of Energy, Ian ‘Patches’ Liburd Speaking at the prime minister’s monthly press conference on Wednesday, minister of energy, Ian ‘Patches’ Liburd, pointed out that plans have been put in…

Aid for Dominica after Tropical Storm Ericka.

BASSETERRE, St Kitts– St Kitts and Nevis has allocated an EC$1 million (US$370,370) humanitarian relief package to assist Dominica in its recovery from damages suffered by the passage of Tropical Storm Erika. This announcement was made by Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris at the completion of a special session of the St Kitts and Nevis…

Aedes Aegypti Mosquito

Zika Virus in the Caribbean

The mosquito-borne Zika virus, also referred to as ZIKV, has now reached the Caribbean, with a 12-year-old girl in the Dominican Republic becoming the first person to contract the virus in the region. Reports have been made that the child has been hospitalised in a private clinic. Arriving after cases were reported in Brazil, prompting…