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St. Kitts and Nevis: A Caribbean Economic Powerhouse Spotlighted in Business Focus Report for USA Today

Published 7 May 2024

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St. Kitts and Nevis: A Caribbean Economic Powerhouse Spotlighted in Business Focus Report for USA Today

BASSETERRE, Saint Kitts and Nevis, May 7, 2024 [Press Secretary, PMO] – The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis has garnered international attention, being prominently featured in a comprehensive country report by Business Focus, a distinguished subset of USA Today headquartered in the United Kingdom. Business Focus, renowned for its impartial and meticulous analyses, aims to elevate the global recognition of nations, trade blocs, and international bodies while alerting and enticing foreign investors to emerging markets’ potential.

USA Today, reaching over 2.5 million print readers daily is recognized for its innovative approach to news delivery, featuring visual storytelling and comprehensive coverage across various sections including News, Money, Sports, and Life. With over 3,500 journalists, the USA TODAY NETWORK attracts approximately 110 million monthly unique visitors, accessing content through desktops, smartphones, and tablets, further amplifying the reach and impact of the report on Saint Kitts and Nevis’ economic potential.

The country report titled “St. Kitts and Nevis: An Economic Powerhouse in the Caribbean” highlights the Federation’s ambitious endeavor to pioneer sustainable practices, positioning itself as a beacon of opportunity for investors and a magnet for tourists. Ms. Ana Molinos, Project Director at Business Focus, undertook an extensive exploration of the Federation, conducting insightful interviews with key government figures during her visit spanning December 2023 to January 2024.

The report highlights the Government’s steadfast commitment to fostering green and inclusive economic and social development across various sectors. Emphasizing initiatives in tourism, renewable and geothermal energy, climate action, international investment, education, healthcare, and technology, the report underscores the Federation’s multifaceted approach to sustainable progress.

Eminent government officials, including Prime Minister, the Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew; Premier of Nevis, the Honourable Mark Brantley; Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Right Honourable Dr. Denzil Douglas; Minister of Public Infrastructure, Energy and Utilities, the Honourable Konris Maynard; Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Marsha Henderson; Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment, and Climate Action, the Honourable Dr. Joyelle Clarke; Head of the Citizenship by Investment Unit, Mr. Michael Martin; CEO of the St. Kitts Tourism Authority, Mr. Ellison Thompson; CEO of the St. Christopher Air & Sea Ports Authority, Ms. Adeola Moore; Director of the St. Kitts Investment Promotion Agency, Mr. Stanley Jacobs; and General Manager of the St. Kitts Electricity Company (SKELEC), Mr. Clement Williams, contributed their insights to the report, providing a comprehensive overview of the Federation’s progressive vision and strategic direction.

This feature in Business Focus underscores Saint Kitts and Nevis’ emergence as a dynamic economic force in the Caribbean, poised to seize new opportunities and drive sustainable growth in the region and beyond.

The full report can be viewed here

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