St Kitts-Nevis


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St. Kitts-Nevis


n.
a twin-island state in the Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies, consisting of St. Kitts and Nevis: formerly a British colony; gained independence 1983. 42,838; 107 sq. mi. (261 sq. km). Cap.: Basseterre. Also called St. Christopher-Nevis.
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Around 2,000 applications are received annually for St Kitts-Nevis citizenship which offers visa free travel to over 130 countries.
The St Kitts-Nevis Observer reported last week that the island nation has deactivated the economic passport of Jho Low, following his indictment by the United States' Department of Justice (DOJ) for laundering billions of dollars and bribing government officials.
The project has already rolled out in several islands with installations in Barbados, St Kitts-Nevis and Carriacou.
The Hon Ricky Skerritt, minister of tourism for St Kitts-Nevis, said: "The UK is the only source market to have registered a decline in visitors to the region in the first quarter of 2010, while those from other countries have been increasing.
RANGERS defender Marvin Andrews helped keep Trinidad and Tobago's World Cup dream alive by setting up their winner against St Kitts-Nevis.
For eight smaller jurisdictions, (Anguilla, Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia and St Vincent), the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank plays an important role, with a greater pool of human resources to draw on than one-island regulators, and with a useful degree of distance from national politics.
Britain's attempts to link the island with neighbouring St Kitts-Nevis Federation were the cause of the problem that was resolved when the Anguilla formally became a dependent territory of the UK in 1980.
On Sunday he'll be representing St Kitts-Nevis under 23s in the second leg of an Olympic qualifying game in Kingston, Jamaica.
Tamworth-based Francis, 30, has also become an international this season with St Kitts-Nevis.