CARICOM CONSUMER PROTECTION BILL TO SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCE LOCAL PROTECTIONS
Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 17, 2023 (SKNIS):St. Kitts and Nevis’ effort to reintroduce and eventually pass the CARICOM Consumer Protection Bill will significantly enhance the landscape for all buyers of goods and services, who stand to benefit from increased protection measures in the twin-island Federation and participating member states.
CONSUMER EDUCATION FOR KIDS PROGRAMME OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS
Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 15, 2023 (SKNIS): Consumer Education helps families acquire the information needed to make informed decisions in the marketplace. With this in mind, the Consumer Affairs Department officially launched its first-ever “Consumer Education for Kids” Programme in three primary schools, namely, St. Paul’s, Saddlers and Dr. William Connor on March 14, as part of the week of activities in observance of World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) 2023.
New MOE Device Distribution Begins Following Donation by The Taiwanese Embassy.
Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 10, 2023 – The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan), handed over 3,000 tablets, to the Ministry of Education in St. Kitts and Nevis, in a ceremony held at the CUNA Conference Centre on March 10, 2023.
WEEK OF ACTIVITIES PLANNED IN OBSERVANCE OF WORLD CONSUMER RIGHTS DAY 2023
Theme: EMPOWERING CONSUMERS THROUGH THE TRANSITION
To commemorate World Consumer Rights Day is observed annually on March 15, the Department of Consumer Affairs has planned a Week of Activities, explained Communication Officer, Ms Tricia Rawlins, during an interview with Buckie Got It Media.
Congratulations are in order for Team St.Kitts-Nevis represented by the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) having won the first round of the Leeward Islands Debate competition in Antigua. Congrats to the team!