Timothy Harris

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Timothy Harris said : “It is indeed a sad day for all of us here in St. Kitts and Nevis, after learning that the dreaded Coronavirus has claimed the life of one of our citizens. As Prime Minister, I express my profound condolences to the family and loved ones. I also wish to assure the family that my thoughts and prayers are with them at this very difficult time,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, June 19, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It is indeed a sad day for all of us here in St Kitts and Nevis after learning that the dreaded coronavirus has claimed the life of one of our citizens. As prime minister, I express my profound condolences to the family and loved ones. I also wish to assure the family that my thoughts and prayers are with them at this very difficult time,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, June 18, 2021 3:55:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I had the opportunity to interact with a large number of vendors, to hear their perspective and to explain the rationale for keeping them in the public market where they are safer and where their customers are safer in the context of the community spread that we’re having. The control measures where persons have to sanitize and have to wear their masks are all critical elements of the new environment in which we are operating,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Hazel Laws ) : “Yesterday, Thursday, June 10, 2021, at an emergency meeting of the Federal Cabinet, the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hazel Laws, informed us that the number of positive cases continues to grow. It was reported that there were eleven (11) positive cases on Wednesday and that on Thursday, we have recorded another twenty-five (25) positive cases. This brings the total number of cases to 155, an increase of 111 cases in a few short weeks,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “Our Ministry of Health and the Medical Team made up of Nurses and Doctors here in St. Kitts and Nevis, have worked very hard to bring it under control. Our Health Professionals have worked around the clock to combat this outbreak and had taken aggressive action to identify through contact tracing, robust testing, and diagnosis, quarantine and isolation procedures, those who would have come into contact with, or who had actually been infected with, the disease,” “But the virus continues to spread in our communities for the numbers of new cases have peaked and they continue to persist” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "Thankfully, in St Kitts and Nevis , our citizens and residents displaced by COVID-19 have access to a range of some 20 social safety net supports including food vouchers; school meal programme; Poverty Alleviation Programme; support services for foster children; medical assistance programme distinct and apart from the free access to health care at all of our community centres for young people and for the elderly including access to dental services free of cost in St Christopher and Nevis ; assistance with school uniforms, books and examination fees paid for by this Government even in the context of a most dangerous pandemic that has turned even the most powerful country upside down," External link

finanznachrichten-en Friday, June 11, 2021 3:44:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Our public education on COVID-19 has been the most elaborate and convenient, engaging persons in their communities, at churches, at their workplaces by regular briefings and through hotlines. We have adopted an all of society approach and everyone’s constructive effort is always welcomed. The Task Force has engaged every interested party including sport associations, hoteliers, political parties, among others. Ours is a life first strategy,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, June 6, 2021 6:15:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Let this be a good show of regional solidarity to the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines from the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis. Let your conduct and behaviour be such that you will enhance the respect and regard of the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines for the people and Government of St. Kitts and Nevis. So may God bless you. Keep safe,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, June 1, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This then is an excellent performance and, in fact, should give all of us who are taking part in this battle against COVID-19 inspiration that all is not lost. I want to commend all the citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis who have made a special effort to encourage and who themselves have gone out to be vaccinated” External link

sunstkitts Friday, May 28, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Strict adherence to non-pharmaceutical measures that is mask-wearing, sanitizing and physical and social distancing must be observed in the public and at places of business and worship. Remember your personal responsibility in this fight is of utmost importance,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Until our immunisation rates reach critical levels, we will continue to be vulnerable to such clusters. That is why we all need to play our part to get us closer to herd immunity. That way we can have a greater sense of security and a return to normalcy,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Now is the time for us as a nation to stay together, and for each of us to play our part to protect each other and to work together to see this virus off our shores,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The US is the most important partner to the CARICOM member states, and St. Kitts and Nevis in particular. It supplies us with the largest intake of tourists, and it is the market for most of what we export,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 17, 2021 2:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Caribbean region needs vaccines desperately and in the short term, we would require the United States of America to make a portion of those excess vaccines available to CARICOM member states, including St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 17, 2021 2:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Former Chief Minister Hughes was an amiable personality, full of life, a patriot of Anguilla and deeply, passionately connected to the country and people of St Kitts-Nevis,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Honourable Hubert Benjamin Hughes led a full, impactful life that was rich in experience, friendship, leadership, love, and service, and his legacy will forever be linked to his formative influence on Anguilla's political and socio-economic development leading into the 21st century and beyond,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "Holger Ippach has significant experience building and shipping market changing products as well as running product, marketing, sales and operations teams across a variety of industries that are extremely relevant to Swift's precise positioning technology," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We already have a culture that values and embraces immunisation. However, there are strong pockets of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and scepticism. These must be addressed through targeted messaging and sensitisation,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, April 27, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “For completeness I should advise that by the party rules, the Deputy National Speaker Senator Dr Bernicia Nisbett is also automatically, as a result of her parliamentary position, a member of the executive having been appointed as the PLP Senator in the parliament” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “As we convene this convention we have party groups in every constituency – that is a plus. We now have to build it stronger and better because we do not know what the future holds. We can’t take our eyes off the future, we can’t take our eyes off the consolidation of the future; we can’t take our eyes away from building the party stronger and better than it was” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have to behave in a manner that shows that we are serious and we are supportive of the government’s programme to defeat Covid-19,” “That is why I must express the regret, my own personal regret and that of the executive that the large amount of crowd we normally have at our convention we would not encourage in the face of Covid-19” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : "confidence is returning to the business climate" External link

prnewswire Sunday, March 28, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Investment Programme ) : "We have the longest experience in citizenship by investment programmes around the world. Every programme that has come after 1984 is a permutation, if you will, of the St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme," External link

finanznachrichten-en Friday, March 19, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are seeking Canada’s support as a good friend, as a country with which we have had very healthy relations, a country that we believe share the same values and a country to which our people have… been making significant contributions there,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Ellen was well known in the community, well respected as a strong young lady with an independent mind, she could fight her own battles,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, March 7, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “On behalf of the entire Tabernacle community and beyond, I extend again heartiest condolences to the family as you mourn this terrible loss,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, March 7, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Examples of these will include the First Time Homeowners initiative whereby duty-free concessions are provided on materials each year,” “Up to February 2021, duty free was provided on residential building materials totalling $4.6 million. Tax exemptions on building materials and equipment were also provided for larger non-residential projects. We have the Government Employees Mortgage programme and the Citizens Mortgage Facility all being executed through the Development Bank” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 6:42:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We expect that the key sectors that will drive our economic recovery will include construction, manufacturing, agriculture, ICT and services including tourism,” “Notably, construction activity, which generally contributes about 16 percent to GDP, would be positively impacted by ongoing projects such as the resurfacing of the island main road and residential construction. The construction of other major projects including the solar farm, the new Basseterre High School and health centres around the island is also expected to contribute to the projected growth in 2021” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 6:42:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I had the vaccine last Monday, February 22, so have several other members of the Cabinet of St. Kitts and Nevis and I feel fine,” “So fine that last Monday and everyday thereafter I worked late every night after taking the vaccine and I continued my very busy schedule of activities” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “You can play an effective part by being vaccinated. Already, more than 600 plus of our citizens and residents have had their first vaccination shots, including Government and key frontline workers. This is a good start to be sure, but we need many more people to come forward,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Let us not wait any longer for we now have 20,000 doses available,” “The message then is quite simple, ‘Don’t wait, vaccinate.’ Don’t wait to protect your loved ones, vaccinate. Don’t wait to get our economy fully operational again, vaccinate. Don’t wait to get back to your way of life. vaccinate. Don’t wait to protect your family. vaccinate. Don’t wait to protect your health, vaccinate. Don’t wait any longer for COVID-19 to go away, the answer is to vaccinate” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This church, before you were here, was a place of very vibrant worship where people made loud noises in praise and honour of God. I know the Destiny Church will be just as good or even better in making noises to the Lord,” “We ask that God continues to bless the efforts of the leadership of the church and to bless the membership of the church” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I want to thank all the churches in our country for the work that you have been doing,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Against this backdrop, no nation is safe, no nation is secure until all nations are safe. If the world is truly to be rid of COVID-19, then the global community has to work together,” “Donations of vaccines, like these from India, show that developing nations need help and need support. If richer nations hoard their vaccine supplies, not sharing their vaccines with those nations in need, their security will be a hollow and a shallow one. I repeat then that no nation is safe, no nation is secure until all nations are safe” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Our first batch of vaccines has arrived in the Federation and will soon be in the arms of our frontline workers and other priority groups as determined by our healthcare professionals,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, February 14, 2021 3:49:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris asked : “What does it mean when Ross University awards you a scholarship?” “Yes, it says you have reached a certain academic level and that you have demonstrated an academic ability. But these scholarships say so much more than that. They say the university believes in your potential. They say the university has faith in you and that you will make a significant contribution in the future to your community and our beloved country of St. Kitts and Nevis. As your prime minister, I stand here today to say that – like Ross University – your Federation also believes in you and we too will work with you to help you become all, in fact, the best that you can be” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, February 11, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris acrescentou : “Somos muito gratos por essa base de investidores incrível que apoia a nossa missão de oferecer mais eficiência e integridade na navegação em todo o mundo. Foi com o apoio deles que conseguimos dimensionar as aplicações autônomas e de navegação dos nossos clientes globalmente” External link

africanewswire Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:20:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We are grateful to have an amazing investor base behind us who support our mission of enabling more efficiency and integrity in navigating the world. It is with their support that we were able to scale our customers' autonomous and navigation applications globally,” External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:06:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Those who invest will be investing in a jurisdiction where their investment is safe where they can earn profit and they can repatriate their profit to their country or to any other country,” “They will be investing in a country that is close to the United States of America and has strong relationships financial diplomatic and other forms of relationships with all of the major financial sectors in the world including London with which we have had a history going back since 1623, the United Kingdom was for a very long time our mother country in a manner of speaking until 1983 when we obtained Independence from Great Britain and so United States is our closest neighbor and super power we have excellent relations with Canada” External link

guardian-ng Friday, February 5, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We offer a very attractive fiscal incentive program where for example persons who are citizens by investment will have incentives, rather we have no personal income tax so all that you own is entirely yours and we are among the very few countries with such an attractive tax platform also those who are engaged in the real estate option of our citizenship program for example building condominiums or hotels or other forms of residential properties they have tax recon cessions waiver on all materials equipment etc that are required to build out their project,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, February 5, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris remarked ( about Timothy Antoine ) : “The Council commends the Governor for his stewardship over the past five years and especially over the past year. Governor Antoine has led the Bank with vision, empathy and with a keen eye for innovations that have helped to lift the people of our region” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In 2021, we will spend $43 million to help the vulnerable, the indigent and at-risk members in our society,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We will redouble our efforts to expedite the processing of severance claims,” “To date from claims received as of January 31, 1,121 claims have been processed, and 1,093 have been paid out. Claims are being processed on a first come, first served basis” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded ( about Team ) : “Working with you, we will see this pandemic through,” “We have a plan to come out the other side a stronger and more unified nation with a renewed sense of purpose. Your Team Unity Government comprising the Peoples Labour Party, the People’s Action Movement, and the Concerned Citizens Movement, is working with you to defeat COVID-19, to deliver better services, to protect jobs and to look after working families” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris explained : “Non-payment of contributions by employers is a major source of the delay in the processing of severance claims,” “Our employees must not wait until they are laid off to ask the Social Security to verify that their contributions were paid by their employers. You must do this regularly” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “My Government believes in your sector and the contribution that it will make,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris explained : “Our plans are to inject an additional $5 million in stimulus over the next two years, starting with $3 million which will be available in 2021 to boost production and ensure greater food security,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This assistance should not be looked at as a hand out but rather as a sign of the trust and belief that we have in the agricultural sector to protect jobs, create new jobs, and help rebuild our economy,” “Indeed, hundreds of farmers and fishers received well needed assistance, putting their livelihoods back-on-track” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Robert Seltzer is a recognized product leader in IoT solutions, artificial intelligence, cloud platforms and SaaS, bringing deep expertise to Swift’s product development function,” External link

4-traders Tuesday, February 2, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris remarked ( about Timothy Antoine ) : “The Council commends the Governor for his stewardship over the past five years and especially over the past year. Governor Antoine has led the Bank with vision, empathy and with a keen eye for innovations that have helped to lift the people of our region” External link

thevoiceslu Saturday, January 30, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The United Nations is the premier global organization with over 193 member states and a large number of entities accredited to it. Ambassador Liburd has served the country well as its Minister of Public Infrastructure, et al. He is well versed in a range of public and private sector matters and will be an asset to our country,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “When we look in our local domain we see a number of businesses coming on stream by Chinese, the principals behind them are all citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis, and they have come through that particular route,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have a wide range of interest in our CBI programme, that is why it has become the platinum brand because persons from everywhere have come and have participated with respect to the CBI programme,” “The persons who come to the programme are from all walks of life. They hail from a variety of different countries including the United States, Canada, Russia, China, and almost every area of the globe, the programme has found attraction” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : “Iran for a long time has been described as a state sponsor of terrorism and we would not want our CBI programme to get involved or be intermingled in any such accusations which regard to the applicants,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “For example, Iran is one such country, North Korea is one such country, these internationally have been described as or prescribed as countries that have an international black mark,” “Because we do not wish to incur any reputational damage, we have taken the decision as a new Government to not entertain applicants from persons resident in North Korea and Iran,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I am not sure where that comes from,” “There has been no change for the record, in any of the deductions as it relates to Social Security. What is now, applied then, so there is no change that would have been announced with respect to that” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “There has been no announcement of a 13 percent deduction with respect to Social Security announced in the Budget Address,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris explained : “In performing its functions, the Board shall monitor the administrative operations of the Authority,” “It will submit recommendations to the Cabinet in relation to the issuing of licenses and other authorizations; advise the minister on matters of general policy relating to the management and development of an efficient and regulated medicinal cannabis industry; ensure that the Cannabis Authority receives and manages its funds in a prudent manner; and do all such things as the Board reasonably considers necessary or expedient for the purpose of carrying out its functions under this Act” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The matter of vending has been a source of concern for quite some time,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The church is playing an instrumental role in the development of the country,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris noted ( about Catholic Diocese ) : “The church has been always an important partner in our efforts at socioeconomic development – adding value to the lives of people, providing inspiration, providing a sense of self, and a sense of place in their world,” “For all that the Church has done in the development of the people, we want to send heartiest congratulations of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis to the Diocese on the occasion of its 50th anniversary and pray that it will continue to grow from strength to strength” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We ended 2020 with a 20 percent reduction in major crimes when compared to 2019. Additionally, our detection rose to 50 percent, the best detection rate so far. This is the third year in a row that we have experienced such significant reduction in major crimes,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I must remind our citizens and residents that each of us can contribute to crime reduction if we practice to say something when we see a crime being committed or become privy to any information on it. No one must be allowed to take another’s life with impunity. The law must take its course. We must never recoil from seeking peace and pursuing it. We continue to work hard to make St Kitts and Nevis the safest small island state in the World,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Mr. Brandy’s excellent record in law enforcement has finally received recognition and acclaim from Her Majesty…and I want to commend him on this significant conferment at this time in his career, and of course on behalf of all of us at Cabinet I extend to you again, Commissioner Brandy, our most sincere congratulations and best wishes,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : "So, we have a wide range of interest in our CBI Programme, that is why it has become the Platinum Brand because persons from everywhere have come and have participated with respect to the CBI Programme," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In performing its functions, the Board shall monitor the administrative operations of the Authority; submit recommendations to the Cabinet in relation to the issuing of licenses and other authorizations; advise the minister on matters of general policy relating to the management and development of an efficient and regulated medicinal cannabis industry; ensure that the Authority receives and manages its funds in a prudent manner; and do all such things as the Board reasonably considers necessary or expedient for the purpose of carrying out its functions under this Act,” External link

thevoiceslu Saturday, January 16, 2021 7:40:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Explorers initiative came on board as part of an added value that we could bring to the fight to contain crime in our country and to stymie or eradicate the involvement of juveniles in criminal activities through constructive afterschool engagements, mentorship and outreach,” “The outreach is not just with the students,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, January 5, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This is a legacy initiative that generations after us will speak to as being an important stabilizer of our society and contributing to the advancement of St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, January 5, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Labour Union ) : “We expect a report to Cabinet shortly regarding the feasibility of setting up an E-platform for the Labour Department and Social Security,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:25:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Labour Union ) : “My government will extend duty-free concessions accorded to first time home builders to the Teachers’ Union, the Labour Union, and any of our Credit Unions and Banks,” “These will undertake to build new offices or to make significant renovation of existing offices, and engage in approved residential developments within the next 12 months” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:25:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We will extend the due date for the payment of Businesses and Occupation Licenses for all Businesses from January 31, 2021, until March 31, 2021,” “The Inland Revenue Department will work with affected businesses to help them stay current with their existing tax liabilities by allowing them to enter low-interest payment plans to ease their cash flow situations. Taxi and tour operators unable to pay their Businesses and Occupation Licenses for 2020 and 2021 will be allowed to license their vehicles provided that they enter into a payment plan for the settlement of any outstanding Businesses and Occupation Licenses” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have advanced the bond between the Federal Government and the Nevis Island Administration, and more importantly the people to people contact between Kittitians and Nevisians is at the highest and best level in history,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Funding for projects on Nevis is now commonplace,” “We have given support for law enforcement: a brand new police station and fire hall at Newcastle, and installation of CCTV. We have also provided assistance in the following critical areas: the fight against COVID-19, the construction of technical and vocational spaces at high schools in Nevis, the payment of economic costs for students from Nevis, joint procurement of pharmaceuticals, and for the operation of STEP in Nevis” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : “May God’s blessings be upon us all, this New Year and may He continue to bless the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis. I thank you for the honour and privilege to serve you and my beloved Country,” “Happy New Year to All! May God continue to favour us in St Kitts and Nevis and may He keep us safe” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I would wish that St. Kitts and Nevis stands apart, – we do not have to follow the pattern of every country,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The county has set aside days for a number of secular things – for Carnival, J’ouvert, and Emancipation – without recognising the Hand of God and the Spirit of God moving around and protecting the people,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We certainly are a nation that loves Christ, and that is important,” “Many years ago when we were going into independence, the authors and creators of our Constitution were careful and thoughtful enough to insert in the preamble that we are a Nation under God. And I hope today and every day as we are alive to tell a story that we appreciate that God is with us, and we appreciate that our country is favoured by God” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris observed : “Perhaps it is full time we take a lead and set aside just one day – some period of the day the citizens and residents of St. Kitts and Nevis can meet and pray to God for healing, for provision, for a better job, for mercy, for grace, whatever it is – let us acknowledge that hitherto the Lord has been good,” “When that day is announced, I hope all of you will respond to it and our country will set itself aside from other nations, as a country that acknowledges it is one favoured by God” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “He well knows that it is untrue,” “A careful reading of the Budget, as outlined by the deputy prime minister, would have reflected that far from increasing the allocation, we have reduced the allocation by some 17 percent. Far from $31 million, the provision was for $10 million” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Had the Member for Number Six acted responsibly and seriously as a Minister of National Security…there would be no need for a Peace Initiative,” “It was the failure of policy initiatives over a long period of time that saw violence in the country took root. It was the failure of the policies of the Member opposite that saw homicides in the country raised its ugly head and escalated from about two in 1993 to 36 in 2011” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are mindful of the potential impact of any notable movement in prices, especially for persons who are suffering loss of income as a result of the pandemic,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “My government remains committed Mr. Speaker, to the continued advancement of the consumer protection mechanism within the Federation,” “Very early in 2021, we will bring to Parliament for adoption the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Model Consumer Protection Bill. This Bill will enhance the rights of consumers and bring about a better standard of behaviour for the trading of goods and services” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have a team of persons which we will build out in 2021, who are doing some work in this area,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : “We will want to ensure that we will review the beneficiary list so as a person’s income has improved and they go beyond the threshold of $3,000, then they are excluded from the programme,” “Those who may have fallen now into the $3,000 maximum household income will then have the opportunity to benefit” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Enumerators will be collecting data such as the place of residence of all of our citizens and residents,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Mr. Speaker, our efforts to build a stronger and safer future for our citizens and residents cannot be undertaken without access to current and accurate data,” “In this regard, we remain committed to advancing the implementation of the 2021 Population and Housing Census. This undertaking will facilitate evidence-based policy making as we endeavour to provide access to essential services and basic infrastructure” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This Budget gives primacy to education, giving it its largest allocation ever of $100-plus million. This Budget, Mr. Speaker, bolsters security services, sustains health delivery, and allows for work to continue on an historic programme of national health insurance for all. This Budget above all tries to secure the people of St. Kitts and Nevis in the fight against the global pandemic of COVID-19. This Budget, Mr. Speaker, proposes the largest capital programme in recent history as we work to grow the economy out of a challenging battle with COVID-19,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It provides the impetus in areas of marijuana production and cultivation and entertainment as potential new drivers of socio-economic activity in our country. It is a Budget, of course, of fiscal expansion but we have not done it in the reckless Douglas way. It takes into account the capacity of our people to deliver, in an orderly manner, a finite number of projects successfully,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris señaló : "La inauguración de hoy marca un hito significativo para nuestros ciudadanos, el sector turístico, nuestra comunidad empresarial en general y, de hecho, para toda la región del Caribe, a pesar de las demoras causadas por la COVID-19" External link

prnewswire Friday, December 11, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris señaló : "El volumen de emisiones de dióxido de carbono que reduciremos (casi tres cuartos de millón de toneladas métricas en veinte años) es una demostración significativa de nuestra firme política a favor de la energía limpia y renovable. Invitamos a nuestros vecinos caribeños y a las comunidades insulares de todo el mundo a acompañarnos en el compromiso de forjar un futuro energético sostenible para nuestros hijos y las generaciones futuras" External link

prnewswire Friday, December 11, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We accept that LIAT is the largest carrier supporting intraregional travel and without LIAT there is a major void that has a significant impact on the ease of movement of citizens, residents, and visitors to the region,” External link

antiguaobserver Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We accept that LIAT is the largest carrier supporting intraregional travel and without LIAT there is a major void that has a significant impact on the ease of movement of citizens, residents, and visitors to the region,” External link

antiguaobserver Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris explained : “The PAP beneficiaries count peaked at about 5,800 as more households lost their breadwinners and applied to the Ministry of Sustainable Development to become enrolled as a recipient of the PAP programme. Up to September 2020, my Government has paid out $23 million for the year so far in Poverty Alleviation stipends to assist the poor and vulnerable in our midst,” External link

worldfinance Tuesday, December 1, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “Under the said parent act, the Saint Christopher and Nevis (Mutual Exchange of Information in Taxation Matters (Amendment) Bill, 2020, the competent authority was the Financial Secretary,” “This Act seeks to put [the competent authority] to the source of the department that is involved in the provision of the information, and in that regard our Inland Revenue Department becomes the lead department of the Government to deal with these matters and accordingly, the Comptroller of Inland Revenue is now the competent authority” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “As the international standards for tax transparency continue to change and expand, so have the obligations of our country and our people. Apart from responding to an increasing number of requests for information from treaty partners,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “Mr. Speaker, this is a very short Bill and it is a very consequential Bill that follows naturally from the discussions we had g with regard to COVID-19 and other related matters as they all attend in relation to the pandemic,” “We anticipate Mr. Speaker that there will be further and more comprehensive reviews and modifications of the National Disaster Management Act to seek and ensure that the administrative and institutional framework that is well established under the National Disaster Management Plan is captured under the new law,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In that vein Mr. Speaker, the expression NEMA has been defined and its power has been clearly articulated,” “Similarly, the NEOC’s location has been identified and linked of course to the National Emergency Management Agency” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded ( about Amendment Bill ) : “We know that we have a personal duty and responsibility to take care of ourselves and our families,” “These include wearing masks, sanitizing our hands, and practicing physical distancing. All of these were covered in the legislation which we debated before. This attempts to put a stronger footing in the operations at NEMA and the NEOC and to ensure that we have an alignment of the COVID-19 Bill in terms of the expectations and the coordinating role” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Specifically, Mr. Speaker, the Amendments will ensure that we meet our commitments to the EU and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and avoid the reputational damage and consequential financing costs which come with blacklisting,” “As a responsible Government and highly respected member of the international community my Government cannot shirk from our obligations even when they are inconvenient” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Our efforts over the last four years to act in a timely manner led to St. Kitts and Nevis in February 2020 being removed from the EU’s list of non-cooperative jurisdictions,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Income Tax ) : “Over the last 20 plus years, the country’s National Assembly has had to make amendments to a range of Tax regimes that was deemed inconsistent by the EU or OECD,” “At the level of the Nevis Island Assembly, it too has had to respond with amendments to the Nevis Business Corporation Ordinance and the Nevis Limited Liability Company Ordinance in order to ensure compliance with international tax good governance principles” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have a ‘life first’ strategy,” “Whatever the arguments others were making, we remained clear that the first priority of the government, in and outside of an emergency, must be the safety and security of its people and its residents. Anything else a government can avoid, but a government must never shirk from the fundamental responsibility to protect the citizens and residents within its jurisdiction, and in the context of the pandemic we lived that reality and we were able to do so through all the iterations of the SROs that came out of the Emergency Powers” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I had to rise Mr. Speaker to commend the leadership of all in the health sector, in security and all the other areas of Government such as Customs, Immigration – in fact, it has been an all of society approach. I want to commend, as Senator Phipps did, the work of the church for their compliance, their early response and adoption of protocols that have helped keep our country safe,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "Higher levels of autonomous capability require high-precision localization and Swift was founded on the notion that GNSS positioning technology should be more accurate and affordable to drive autonomous applications," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, November 17, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The CIU processes applications which on the face of the documentary evidence submitted to it had only the authorized amounts. There has been not one case that has come to [Khan] and his unit that the amounts that are indicated on the purchase and sales agreement were not authorized,” “In relation to private party transactions, that is a matter in which [Khan] is not a party to and is not privy to and when evidence surfaces he will do as he has done in the past, the necessary investigations to determine where there is any truth and the appropriate action would be taken. In fact, the CIU, where such cases have been brought, has already delisted a number of agents from participating in our programme,” External link

weeklyblitz Thursday, November 5, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris stated : “We have done very well in reducing homicides to record lows over the last few years from a record high of 36 homicides in 2011 we are now at seven,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Each of us must commit ourselves to do the very best we can today in service of the country that we love so that we can contribute in a significant way to the development of this country,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris expressed : “Development does not come overnight, development doesn’t come by wishing it, development always comes by people being devoted and committed to persevering through good times and bad times to get where they must go and so I want to thank all those who have been in the vineyard of agriculture for so many years, all the Directors past and present, all our programme leaders in livestock, in crops and in fisheries who have done their little bit to take us further” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We can take tremendous pride that this small country has been the best managed small-island state,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “This is a remarkable achievement for the smallest independent state within the hemisphere,” “Your Team Unity administration addressed that. We are there with you. We are in the alleyways; we are in the byways. We are listening attentively, not only listening, we are responding to the felt needs of the people” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It provides member states with early access to safe and efficacious vaccines. You will have many types of vaccines on the market, but the question is, are they safe and do they deliver? When they are determined to have delivered, we say we have efficacious outcomes from the applications, and so that is what this COVAX Facility is intended to do,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Your Government, thinking ahead and understanding the landscape, has invested just under EC$600,000 to participate in a global facility to make the vaccine available to the people of St. Kitts and Nevis,” “We are putting your health first” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “In relation to when there is a relocation from one constituency to another inside the country, the Bill seeks to have such individuals re-register in the new constituency within a 6-month period. Under existing legislation, for example, there was no need for that to happen,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Allow me to recognize the work of the leadership of the Ministry of Finance which took the lead role in devising the plan for keeping the government functioning and for their outreach efforts to various economic actors at a time of high uncertainty and fear globally, regionally, and right here in St. Kitts and Nevis,” “The unveiling of the stimulus plan led to a calming of the waters. Our COVID-19 stimulus package is to date the largest and the best one to be unveiled anywhere in the Caribbean region” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The advice now is that we have to make our priority sustaining the recovery, and that requires that in our budgeting process we pay attention to resource allocation and we prioritize them,” “There are certain things that we will try to do, one being to pay attention to the economic infrastructure buildout because that is critical if we are to reclaim the recovery, and we want to of course pay attention to activities on the capital level that will generate jobs because this is critical to bringing normalcy and giving people spending power in a sustained way” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “There was one incident of Shooting At With Intent recorded this year,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "This is good news as total major crimes are declining year on year," "Our Country is safer thanks to the sound policy and hard work of the Government, the security agencies, the judiciary and our people" External link

prnewswire Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "The PAP beneficiaries count peaked at about 5,800 as more households lost their breadwinners and applied to the Ministry of Sustainable Development to become enrolled as a recipient of the PAP programme. Up to September 2020 , my Government has paid out $23 million for the year so far in Poverty Alleviation stipends to assist the poor and vulnerable in our midst," External link

prnewswire Friday, October 16, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We would want to have more people safely at work so that these types of gratuitous payments do not become unsustainable,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, October 9, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Apart from our nationals, one of the reasons why tourists would want to come to St. Kitts and Nevis is because the government and people have done an excellent job in managing this country, and in that regard the country is a low risk destination,” “Those who come to St. Kitts and Nevis would want to ensure that having come with their negative tests and having stayed for their planned time, they are able to return [home] assured that they would not have contracted the virus in St. Kitts and Nevis” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Part of the reason really [for reopening the borders] is to bring that comfort, to reunite families, to get people back home to attend to their jobs. Those are some of the reasons that propelled us to determine that the time had come,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : “I welcome them both and I thank you, the viewers and listeners, for tuning in,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Since our announcement of the October 31 opening date, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Hazel Laws has been meeting with hoteliers and so far, the meetings have been very productive and constructive,” “I am advised that discussions have taken place with Park Hyatt, Marriott, Four Seasons, and KOI at Hilton” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Examples include Brimstone Hill, Zipline, ATV Tours, Safari Tours, Romney Manor, Rainforest Tours, and selective beaches. The list of course is not exhaustive,” “The government is anticipating a significant increase in arrivals of visitors and returning nationals during November and December” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “SCASPA Chairman Mr. Damion Hobson has advised that works at the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport commenced on September 28,” “The first phase of the work addresses the Welcome Centre on the ramp in front of the arrivals area, converting the VIP Lounge into the medical screening area and constructing sneeze guards on the counters” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “When Social Security went through its data [it] reflected that the unemployment in some sectors had been significantly improved as more and more persons got into the job market,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Across eight manufacturing plants, 879 persons are back at work,” “Jaro Ltd has 205 of its employees back on the job. It is the largest employer in the export manufacturing enclave, followed by API Harowe (St Kitts) Ltd. with 198 employees back on the job. Of a total of 1,112 employees in the sector, 71 were made redundant, leaving a pool of 1,041 available for work” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I want to advise that we are in a difficult time where cash flows are limited and therefore the kind of benefits that we would have offered in a season of high inflows would not normally and could not be prudently be made available,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We can with the support of all take this major step to open our economy and we can now do so while minimizing risks to our Country,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We have been addressing these issues in a careful manner so as not to further haemorrhage the Severance Fund. Additionally, to correct errors and neglect of the former administration my government has procured the services of an actuary to make determinations on how the financial viability of the Fund can be sustained to protect employees in the future. We await that study and subsequent discussion by the tripartite committee,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I say significant because with our borders closed the arrival and departure numbers are very small,” “These numbers will definitely climb as the number of flights in and out increases” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We continue to push to buy local and encourage consumers to buy fresh food rather than processed food, since carbon-based energy might be used to produce processed food,” “Support local farmers and backyard gardeners. Fresh fruits and vegetables are good for our health and are far superior to processed ones” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The government certainly will lead the way in ensuring that all of our citizens whoever they are, whatever their condition, differently-abled or otherwise, that they have access to all government services,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We want to encourage the Building Board to exercise its prerogative to ensure that any commercial, industrial or governmental property has appropriate provision of these services,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “These practices have to become second nature to us as we work to protect ourselves, our families, our friends and loved ones,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “These are high-pressure sodium mercury vapour lamps with high efficient LED models,” “We want to replace more than 10,000 street lamps that have mercury content with more efficient LED models. The project envisages that 1,024 existing flood lamps at various sporting fields and courts around St. Kitts and Nevis will be replaced with the more efficient LED models” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Investment Programme ) : "After 37 years, we are proud to be considered internationally to have the oldest and the best Citizenship by Investment Programme," External link

prnewswire Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Climate change for us, is not something to be postponed for tomorrow. It must be addressed like yesterday,” External link

un-org Sunday, September 27, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Climate change for us, is not something to be postponed for tomorrow. It must be addressed like yesterday,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, September 27, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “This partnership has improved the technical capacity of our people and contributed to the advancement of our climate change resilience efforts throughout the region. I am confident that the relationship between our two countries will continue to grow from strength to strength under your successor,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are mindful that we prepare not for the present, but for the future,” “Wearing masks, washing hands, sanitization, and physical distancing [are essential]. They must become a second nature to all our people. In so doing, we must prepare and protect ourselves and contain the eventuality of cases when our borders re-open” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Over the last 37 years our nation has had remarkable growth and success, and some tremendous national achievements,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “As a nation we had the lowest Debt to GDP ratio in our sub region. We were the first to outdo the Debt to GDP target of 60 percent by 2030 set by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB). We had the highest reserves in the region and the best fiscal outcomes in the region,” “Our per capita income remains the highest in the OECS and among the highest among our peers in the Hemisphere, excluding the USA, Canada and Mexico. We ranked high on the United Nations Quality of Life Index. Indeed, we are number one in the sub region and tower above many larger and older independent states in the wider Hemisphere” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Clearly, the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down and has created enormous challenges for people everywhere,” “Had it not been for the CBI programme we would not have been able to respond as successfully as we have with respect to COVID-19” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The situation now with respect to COVID-19 is that St. Kitts and Nevis has emerged as the model of a well-managed state with respect to COVID-19,” “We were the last country in the Western Hemisphere, to have experienced a COVID-19 case. That was because very early we responded in the right way by closing our borders and put in place quarantine facilities and isolation centres. We were able to move at a rapid rate to safeguard our country from the importation of the virus” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris stated : “That is what this programme is about. It is the government at the highest level holding itself accountable to the people of St. Kitts and Nevis and residents here,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris reminded : “Resilience, Innovation and Security for Independence 2020” External link

repeatingislands Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris comentou ( about Sao ) : "São Cristóvão e Névis não é apenas um lugar para investidores prosperarem, mas também um lar acolhedor para seus filhos e netos. Tornamos nossas ruas mais seguras e nosso Estado de Direito mais forte. Continuamos a investir em educação e em cuidados de saúde. Nossa economia é resiliente mesmo quando enfrenta choques externos como uma pandemia global" External link

atarde Tuesday, September 8, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "There will be no Independence Parade this year. This is to reduce the risk of the spread of the virus with thousands of participants attending the Independence Parade. This decision was a painful one given the seminal importance of independence at the fulcrum of our sovereign state," External link

prnewswire Friday, September 4, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “There will be no Independence Parade this year. This is to reduce the risk of the spread of the virus with thousands of participants attending the Independence Parade. This decision was a painful one given the seminal importance of Independence at the fulcrum of our sovereign State,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Our National Heroes' Day commemorative event will take place at the National Heroes' Park with social distancing and wearing of masks being observed. The programme will be curtailed. Members of the public are invited, the dignitaries and family members will also be involved in the ceremony. The Prime Minister's Lecture Series will be delivered this year by one of our citizens in an environment which will be more compliant with the new norms of COVID-19,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our lives, put persons out of work, and undermined the ability of fathers and mothers to care for themselves and their families,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 28, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our lives, put persons out of work, and undermined the ability of fathers and mothers to care for themselves and their families,” External link

nationnews Friday, August 28, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have to ensure that those who are in receipt of wages and salaries are giving us value for money,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The introduction of an incentive-based compensation or pay for performance plan is critical to meeting the nation’s mission and objectives,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Crew members will be tested with the gold standard RT-PCR COVID-19 test upon docking in our port,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Not only did Raphael Archibald MBE hail from the village of Tabernacle, as do I, he was also my principal in the 1980s at Cayon High School and Basseterre High School. Leading those two esteemed learning institutions with distinction, he shaped many young minds, including mine, and helped to instill a high level of discipline that has carried through to my adult life and political career,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : “At the level of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, in particular the Monetary Council, we encouraged the moratorium or suspension of interest and principal payments on mortgages. In the case of St. Kitts and Nevis, mortgages totalling $408 million were impacted and 1,919 borrowers benefited from the moratorium,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “While in some ways this disaster caused much bitter sorrow and exposed rifts between St Kitts and Nevis in many ways it also demonstrated the capacity of our people to work together to mitigate the immediate situation and to build a better future,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Monetary Council will consider recommendations designed to ensure an optimal regulatory framework for the financial system in the ECCU,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In this vein, I look forward to the launch of the ECCB’s Digital EC Cash pilot,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We look forward to fast track implementation of the Caribbean Digital Transformation Programme funded by the World Bank,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Rt. Hon. Owen Arthur’s sharp intellect and deep-rooted commitment to regional integration will be long remembered and missed,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “As Prime Minister of Barbados, the Rt. Hon. Owen Arthur had the lead responsibility for the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME),” “He continued to be a tireless advocate and champion for progress and economic integration in the Caribbean right up to the end of his remarkable life” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris explained : “COVID-19 is at heart, and still is, a health pandemic,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In this regard, the Task Force attached to the NEOC has been working diligently with critical stakeholders, our hotels, restaurants, taxi operations, etc. to prepare them for the new norms of the industry,” “The St Kitts Tourism Authority has been mandated to work with the Task Force and to follow-up with the tourism stakeholders to ensure the time is well spent” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The only industry not fully engaged is the tourism sector,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “None of these outcomes are desirable,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “we may never understand the why of this tragedy on this side of eternity, but we know that we can cling to the knowledge that God does not willing grieve or afflict us” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Sir Richard Caines was a great inspiration to many people of all ages, both personally and professionally,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "If we were to look at sports development - and sports development is critical to us within the region - we have invested, for example, in the international athletic track in the sister island of Nevis," "We have invested in health services and expanded delivery of healthcare in the sister island of Nevis, and certainly on St Kitts too.. We have been able to support training programmes to prepare thousands of our people for real work opportunities when they would arise," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "This gives them lifetime rights to live, work and study in the country, and access to high-quality healthcare and education," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "We appreciate that Sitetracker helps us manage the deployment process with the same level of accuracy and precision that is required to maintain our network," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Shawn Richards ) : “I have said that I am committed to two terms in the Office of the Prime Minister and I will be very ready to support the Honourable Shawn Richards, the leader of the People's Action Movement, when that time has come, and to bring all of my experience and all of my knowledge to give him the strongest support so that he can continue to deliver the stronger and safer future,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 7, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I think that the country as a whole could look forward to a more dynamic agricultural sector,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "the advice is that it has to be done in a very thoughtful way," External link

prnewswire Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “As I speak I am aware that the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) they are meeting and they are giving consideration to the protocols that must be in place when we get to the point where it is deemed prudent to open the borders,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We continue to work on that matter, (and) we expect that a proposal will come to the Cabinet and after that proposal from the technical team is considered by Cabinet, then a decision will be made and the public will be advised,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “At the end of it all, the independent observers who came concluded that the General Election of 2020 in St. Kitts and Nevis reflected the will of the people of St. Kitts and Nevis – to God we give the glory,” “And the will of the people as expressed, was that the Team Unity Administration should return to government with an enhanced mandate – nine out of eleven seats” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Ian ) : “I want to specially recognise my friend and former colleague in parliament Ian Liburd, and we look forward to a better and stronger future with him playing a constructive role with us on behalf of the people of St. Kitts and Nevis” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "To deliver on our plan for safer streets, bigger and better homes, more opportunities for our young people I have assembled a talented team" External link

prnewswire Tuesday, June 16, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This will be history in the making. It will be the first time since adult suffrage that West Basseterre will leave the Labour Party. Equally significant Akilah Byron-Nisbett will be the first female elected by the West Basseterre constituency and join the ranks of only a few women to have made it to Parliament as elected representatives,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, June 7, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This will be history in the making. It will be the first time since adult suffrage that West Basseterre will leave the labour party. Equally significant Akilah Byron-Nisbett will be the first female elected by the West Basseterre constituency and join the ranks of only a few women to have made it to Parliament as elected representatives,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “Today you are looking nice and dandy,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris noted : “Virtual campaigns, social media, and other innovative and creative ways are the new normal” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Every country, by and large, has had to do what we are doing,” “The only difference is that we are doing it better here in St. Kitts and Nevis” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “So tonight I say that the Team Unity Government will never apologise for protecting the health and safety of our people,” “We have been and we will continue to adhere to the World Health Organisation’s guidelines. Our Team Unity Government acted early on the coronavirus and there is no doubt that proactive actions by restricting travellers, imposing quarantine, and isolation, and closing our borders is what has saved lives in St. Kitts and Nevis” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We expended nearly $25 million to buttress our health sector, not just for Covid-19 but for the future,” “We, as we are speaking, have already negotiated for brand new cardiac centre to be established at the Joseph N. France Hospital to deal with all the complications of heart care in St. Kitts and Nevis. We have been looking to the future, and we have built out a health sector now that is second to none” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris observed ( about Team ) : “Today as you listen to the world, in relation to COVID-19, you can’t help but feel that St. Kitts and Nevis is a blessed country,” “You can’t help but feel that God has blessed you with a Team Unity Government for such a time like this. If it were not for our Team Unity Government, St. Kitts and Nevis would have buckled under the pressure of COVID-19” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kevin Williams ) : “Kevin Williams is the man for the future,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris noted : “The people of Number 6 have to move forward,” “I am satisfied that in Kevin ‘Ninky’ Williams we have a good man – a strong and a loyal man who will remain grounded with the people of Number 6, and the people of St. Paul’s. Come the 5 th of June, I am counting on you to give me that wonderful pleasant surprise. Give me that surprise – deliver Number Six to the Peoples Labour Party (PLP) and we will take you forward to a better future. Give that surprise to the people” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Kevin ‘Ninky’ Williams represents a new optimistic future for you the young men and young women of St. Paul’s and of St. Christopher Number 6. For all these years you have been faithful to Papa Bradshaw and our entire country is proud of his contribution and of his service on behalf of the people, particularly at a trying time, but Bradshaw is gone” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “There will be conditions, of course, as we continue to seek to protect our people,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I am so happy about this, as churches are crucial to our lives,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : “The next election will bring certainty to our Federation, preserve our democracy and allow us to continue to deliver a brighter future, creating employment and prosperity, building bigger homes and keeping us safe. Let us stay together and see this through,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, May 22, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The smallest country in the hemisphere took on global, geopolitical importance,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, May 22, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We have also set aside another 135 acres of land from those lands that we redeemed from the land for debt swap for these to be put into food production,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, May 22, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kevin Williams ) : “I have no doubt that Kevin Williams represents your leader of the future when he wins,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, May 22, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “That their government and the broader public sector stood with them and helped them through the difficult times,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, May 22, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “deal with the health imperatives of a new brand of tourism – a new brand of tourism product, which we now have to offer – and to prepare our people, reorienting them…” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, May 9, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Danger still lurks and the war against this global pandemic is far from over or won,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “must be our first response point to our citizens who are located abroad” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris says : "Because we have been managing the country well, we developed a significant financial surplus and we were able therefore to do a stimulus in the region of 120 million dollars , targeted at the victims and set in a framework to get the country back to work soonest," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 24, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris says : "Because we have been managing the country well, we developed a significant financial surplus and we were able therefore to do a stimulus in the region of 120 million dollars , targeted at the victims and set in a framework to get the country back to work soonest," External link

prnewswire Friday, April 24, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Remember, on any day when one zone is active, the other will be locked down,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 18, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Remember, on any day when one zone is active, the other will be locked down,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, April 17, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “What she has given to St. Kitts and Nevis is a very special gift of excellence in service and perseverance in fulfillment of an urgent task, and for that my Cabinet and I and the people of St. Kitts and Nevis would long remember her as one of the best CMOs…we have had in a long while,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Association ) : “The Evangelical Association, for example, has penned a letter complimenting the Government for its work and giving support to its measures which the government has been forced to adopt to keep their membership, their congregation and the rest of the society safe,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Today, Thursday, 2 April, 2020, I have asked His Excellency, the Governor General, to make further Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Regulations under the State of Emergency now existing in St. Kitts and Nevis. These Regulations will take effect on Friday morning, the 3 April at 6:01 a.m. when the current Regulations enacted on Tuesday, expire. These new (COVID-19) Regulations will be the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (No 3) Regulations, SR&O No 10 of 2020, and will run until Thursday, 9 April at 7 p.m. when the Cabinet of Ministers will determine any new action to be taken,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “As we interrupt human to human transmission we can be more effective in identifying, isolating and caring for patients. The sooner treatment can start the better for all of us,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris stated : “It will climb because we are doing more testing and as a consequence of that we expect to have more results that are positive. It will climb because as a consequence of having confirmed cases, one of the most vigorous efforts has been made to do contact tracing — that is identifying everyone with whom those patients would have come into contact,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Hazel Laws ) : “I want to say how impressed I have been and continue to be with the excellent leadership we have had coming from our front-line officers. And I speak in particular to the dedication, the professionalism, the industry that our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hazel Laws, and her medical support team, Dr. Cameron Wilkinson, Dr. Liddie and all the others have brought to this effort,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “So again, I want to close on a note of recognition of the excellence of the support we have had so far as a country. How fortunate we have been to have had the high quality of professional leadership being exhibited across the relevant line ministries coming and working together in unity to advance St. Kitts and Nevis forward, and to ensure that at the end of it all, St. Kitts and Nevis as a nation will emerge from this war safer, stronger and a healthier nation,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “On the advice of Cabinet, I have asked His Excellency, the Governor General to extend the State of Emergency currently in place to Saturday, 18 th April and to extend Regulations made under the Emergency Powers Act,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In all of the … bad news surrounding the pandemic we can take encouragement by the fact that by pursuing some simple health tips we can, in fact, do much to protect ourselves and to safeguard others,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I want to extend on behalf of the Cabinet and on my own behalf as the prime minister of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis my deepest gratitude to the health workers and the medical professionals for caring for those who have tested positive for COVID-19 and indeed for advising us how to keep ourselves safe,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are soon to complete the assessment with respect to the regularization of non-establishment workers with respect to their pensions,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I want to place on record our deep appreciation to all who journeyed with Senator Akilah Byron-Nisbett as we did the house-to-house canvassing, listening to the people of West Basseterre, hearing them and taking notes of their concerns and clearly we are going to action them,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We have good plans to take West Basseterre forward and upward. We have good plans to share the prosperity agenda in West Basseterre, and I want to commend in particular the candidacy of Akilah Byron-Nisbett to the people of West Basseterre,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We saw the best of local entrepreneurs at work. Young people, young women showcasing what they are doing right here in St. Kitts and Nevis — beautiful arts and crafts, homemade purses,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “You knew that the country needed a change—a change in the way things were being done, a change in the order of victimization, a change in unadulterated corruption by the regime that was and you delivered,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We certainly want to do more and we want to ensure whatever is happening in the country, people everywhere benefit from what is taking place,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "It is therefore beholden on me as Bishop of Townsville to act in the best interests of our Mass going population to ensure that we are all playing our part in supporting the health and safety of parishioners and people of the region" External link

qt Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "I will be monitoring the situation on a daily basis and please God we can return to our usual practices when the threat is judged to be non-existent of low," External link

qt Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Swift Navigation is excited to continue our work with Telekom to bring Swift’s precise positioning GNSS expertise to Telekom’s broad customer base,” External link

gpsworld Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Swift Navigation is excited to continue our work with Telekom to bring Swift’s precise positioning GNSS expertise to Telekom’s broad customer base,” External link

directionsmag Monday, March 2, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Today, we were able to see a number of businesses showcase what they are doing. Much of what is happening is unknown and I believe by organizing this the Ministry [of International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs] has succeeded in boosting the awareness and knowledge about the wide range of businesses that are participating,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “I think this is a significant development because we want to create a vibrant country and a vibrant economy, and in that we want people not just to be serving as employees but certainly to get involved in self-employment,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “As we look at our country now, we are number one in a number of important indicators. Our country is growing year after year thanks be to God. Our fiscal house is the strongest in the region, thanks be to God. Rule of Law according to the World Justice Project, we are number one in the OECS ahead of all others and our small country is advancing in modernity in terms of our performance globally with respect to Information and Communication Technologies,” “We have a lot which we certainly can be pleased and for this, we give all the glory to our merciful God” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Number Six ) : “Today we intend to cater for the constituents of Number Seven,” “In our public notice, promotion of this event, we indicated that this was a special session for one-on-one interactions between the parliamentary representative and the constituents of Bellevue to Ottley’s” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I have taken note of them and will try my endeavour best to bring results in those areas, based on the information they have presented, and I think that we can bring some relief,” “I like these sessions — I enjoy doing them because it gives me a kind of a first-hand sense of what is happening; the reality of people’s lives and their living conditions which is helpful in helping us as a government to bring policy prescriptions that matter, and which bring useful assistance to the lives of our people” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Today’s Health and Career Expo, is an exciting opportunity for you to take advantage of the expanding opportunities that are occurring in St. Kitts and Nevis under the watch of the Team Unity Government for your professional development, and for your personal development,” “Today’s expo provides you with many choices to get involved. That is what your Team Unity Government is all about — providing you with the support to get involved to be an active part of our Federation and of course to be all that you can be” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has received support for projects both on Nevis and on St. Kitts,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “Over the last five years, we have faced our share of challenges and difficulties, and we are standing today strong as a team committed to the people of St Kitts and Nevis,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "it is vital at this juncture that we embrace the opportunity to expand our capacities for adaptation to the swiftly changing realities of the technological spheres in which we find ourselves in this 21st century" External link

prnewswire Thursday, February 6, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I was in church when the announcement was made by Pastor Cumberbatch, and I think the entire church and the entire community we are very proud of this accomplishment and we wish him well on the journey,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, February 4, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : "Our Platinum Brand is considered the most attractive and that is demonstrated by the confidence of our clients and agents" External link

prnewswire Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have been adjudged the best in the OECS by independent and prestigious authorities on various indices including Information and Communication Technology Development (ICT),” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “You would have heard of the recent initiative at E-Litigation, offering greater efficiencies and effectiveness in access to our Courts. You will know by now that you can stay at home and in your office and renew your licences with the Inland Revenue Department,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Joseph Parry ) : “My Cabinet colleagues and I take this opportunity to extend best wishes to the Honourable Joseph Parry and convey our sincere respect and gratitude on the occasion of his retirement from active politics. His impact will be felt and appreciated for a very long time,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Joseph Parry ) : “May God see the Honourable Joseph Parry and his loved ones through this period of turmoil and sorrow,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We stand with the Republic of China (Taiwan), an enduring, steadfast and devoted friend to St. Kitts and Nevis and to our own security forces, which have benefitted from Taiwan’s critical support in impactful areas, resulting in capacity building, improved crime-fighting infrastructure and an expanded fleet of patrol vehicles for the Ministry of National Security,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I want to commend the organisers of Sugar Mas 48 for what has been the most well attended National Carnival events,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Members of our security forces have done an excellent job in maintaining the high level of peace that prevailed at all the Sugar Mas 48 events,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We want to thank Permanent Secretary [Osmond] Petty, who has developed what is now the largest youth organization in the country,” “What we were doing really was to ensure that we curtail the involvement of our young people in risky behaviours, disrespectful behaviour and help them to engender a good attitude to law enforcement by working with our community officers and so in our budget we basically have provided for that support” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Mr. Speaker we have brought in experts from the CBD, doing consultancy, and we are attempting right here in our country to get our TVET Council accredited so that they can deliver the right kind of training to our people in St. Kitts and Nevis,” “There is a better way of doing things and it is this better way that we are pursuing at this particular moment in time” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris stated : “The digital economy will present opportunities, especially for our young people, to improve education, healthcare, social services, and the delivery of almost all government services,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The 35.6-megawatt solar energy plant and the 44.2 megawatt-hour battery storage facility will be built on 100 acres of crown land located in the Royal Basseterre Valley National Park utilising a lease agreement,” “The plant will be constructed in close proximity to the SKELEC Power Station to facilitate the cost-effective transfer of energy” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “These are the faces of people you and I know — these are the contractors that have come out of our communities,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “As we look towards building a stronger and safer future for St. Kitts and Nevis, we commit to provide more support for our housing programmes,” “Already, 562 persons have benefited from the First Time Homeowners Programme over the past five years or so of Team Unity. We recognize decent and affordable housing as one of the felt needs of our people, and we will continue to create innovative avenues to fulfil this need. Under this programme, persons who are going to build for the first time will get a full range of concessions that reduces the cost of their construction activity” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This is an area where we will continue to provide the much needed support so that our young persons can be given the opportunity to start new businesses or expand their existing small business. Building on the experience of the Fresh Start Programme, my Government will launch another low-cost financing programme,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The prospects are very good for continued growth and development of our twin island Federation. Such good tidings also bring confidence that we would be able to implement our plans for 2020 without the introduction of new taxes. We would therefore organize and make an extra effort to roll out these plans which are designed to move our country forward,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Now, the people have spoken, entrusting you and your Conservative Party with the country's future,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, December 14, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "Using international economic classification, we recorded a surplus in our recurrent account, an overall surplus and a primary balance surplus. At the end of September 2019 the Federal Government's net fiscal position was significantly better than the budget forecast and the performance of the corresponding period of 2018," External link

prnewswire Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "Four thousand (4,000) persons are receiving their poverty alleviation support. This well needed stipend is helping them with rent, food, and medicine, as well as utility bills," External link

prnewswire Friday, November 22, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kitts Marriott Resort ) : “And the records would show that in January to June 2019, 25,975 jobs were taken up in St. Kitts and Nevis by citizens and residents,” “This is an important data — the largest number of employed persons, the highest level of wages paid in the economy occurred over the last four-plus years. It is a record of our success in managing the economy and giving our people opportunity to participate, lest we take these things for granted” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:23:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kitts Marriott Resort ) : “Everyone who comes to St. Kitts and Nevis can see and feel the difference in the quality of our infrastructure and they hail the government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis for its forward thrust in the social economic life of St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:23:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “For the 5th year in a row, we are having economic growth. The economic growth for 2019, I am advised, will be driven by construction services, the distributive trade, tourism, transportation and communication, financial services and Government action. I am advised that the Transport, Storage and Communications Services Sector contributes about 15 percent to our GDP, and that sector will grow by 5.3 percent in 2019,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, October 9, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “Friday’s signing delivered on my Team Unity Administration’s promise to Lance Corporal Joseph Bergan … and members of the differently abled community that we would get it done for them,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I was pleased to be a part of that historic moment as the signatory on behalf of the people of St. Kitts and Nevis,” “Friday’s signing delivered on my Team Unity Administration’s promise to Lance Corporal Joseph Bergan, the President of the St. Kitts-Nevis Association of Persons with Disabilities and members of the differently abled community that we would get it done for them. And get it done we have! Another promise delivered” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I’m happy for the opportunity that it has provided and this is also for this contractor the largest single project that he has undertaken, so if he delivers on time and in budget this would be the strongest testimonial to his capacity,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “You see this reflected in the upgrade and rehabilitation of the island main road in St. Kitts. Wheelchair-accessible sidewalks have been incorporated in the road upgrade plan. Sidewalks with wheelchair access have also been included in the plan to enhance the South Frigate Bay Area, specifically in the vicinity of the popular Strip,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Under the First-Time Home Mortgage Programme, persons who are building their first home are afforded duty free concessions by the Government and all materials necessary for the construction of their home,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Even after paying off Labour’s IMF debt and with improved fiscal management we were able to pay double salary to public servants and Statutory Corporations in St. Kitts and Nevis in 2016, 2017 and 2018. And I commit to pay again in 2019, God’s willing,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris announcing : “families with children suffering from autism can expect to see, in the next fiscal year, major changes in the State-funded support mechanisms for education, training and treatment of these special children” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kitts Marriott Resort ) : “That is why we will focus on the modernization of the economy and particularly the impact of the digital economy in improving efficiency and effectiveness, production and productivity of St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Homicides are down 43 percent over the period January to September 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. In 2018 we had 22 homicides at this time. This year, homicides have fallen to 12; still too many, but this is a significant drop in homicides and it is a huge relief that is welcomed by all patriotic citizens and well-wishers of our country,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We speak out and we speak loudly because of the existential vulnerabilities that we suffer in the face of this growing threat,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "I want to bid a special welcome to the U.S. Navy ship Comfort and their goodwill mission of delivering healthcare to the citizens and residents of St. Kitts and Nevis," External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, October 8, 2019 9:24:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "I call upon the United Nations to utilize Taiwan's experienced resources and expertise and to enable other developing nations to benefit," External link

globalsecurity Sunday, September 29, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I call upon the United Nations to utilize Taiwan’s experienced resources and expertise, and to enable other developing nations to benefit,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, September 28, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "I call upon the United Nations to utilize Taiwan's experienced resources and expertise and to enable other developing nations to benefit," External link

focustaiwan Saturday, September 28, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “Yet the brunt of climate change is borne by developing nations. Small states such as St. Kitts and Nevis find themselves on the frontline of a war they did not start and do not want. This is unfair and unjust,” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Yesterday Dominica; Today the Bahamas. Every hit is more devastating than that which preceded it! Hurricane Maria passed over Dominica with extreme ferocity, killed 65 persons and wiped out 200 percent of GDP. Hurricane Dorian sat over part of the Bahamas chain and unleashed Armageddon with still unknown dead and incalculable destruction. We extend deepest sympathy to our brothers and sisters in the Bahamas,” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The unfair practice of categorizing countries based on their per capita GDP (gross domestic product) and denying their access to concessionary funding continues to pose a major challenge to our quest to achieve the sustainable development goals and our economic development,” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This special moment is being shared with us by a number of allies, friendly, supportive countries. I want to thank all these our friends, the high representatives of their government and wish that they convey to their principal the heartfelt appreciation of the government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis, that they have made a choice to come to show solidarity and support with our nation,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, September 20, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This year, we celebrate under the theme Unify, Transform, Enrich: Uplifting Communities for Independence 36 — a theme that encapsulates perfectly the ideals and aspirations laid out in the preamble of our Constitution. A theme that focuses on us empowering each other to transform and enrich the communities and Federation of which we are a part,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, September 20, 2019 12:28:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This year we have continued a longstanding tradition of engaging students and teachers through annual visits to schools as part of our Independence Anniversary Celebrations. We urged all students to make the most of the academic opportunities available to them, but also to commit that they will try to unify, try to transform and will enrich St. Kitts and Nevis,” “We conveyed our strong belief of the importance of the theme chosen for this year’s Independence celebrations. These children are our future and they have a huge contribution to make” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, September 19, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added ( about Team ) : “lives are being transformed and enriched in more ways than one under Team Unity” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, September 19, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Independence Day is more than just a time when we celebrate who we are. It is a time when we give God thanks for His blessings, grace, favour and mercy on our young developing Nation. It is a time when we envisage a better and brighter future and it is a time when we dedicate ourselves to building that bright new future,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Every Independence Day we should be gathering as a people who are safer, more prosperous, more united than the year before,” “That is why my government has invested more money on public safety and security. We are encouraged by the very dramatic reduction in gang related homicides, and by the peace and goodwill which abound. We thank our law enforcement officers, the families and various intervention teams for their outreach to the marginalized and vulnerable groups. We support the changes in mindset that have occasioned this significant period of peace and stability” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This year, we embarked upon the largest public sector infrastructure investment in our history. Our people’s lives are being transformed for the better. The perennial problem which faced Caribbean society of poverty was struck a blow when we provided for our households on low-income with a monthly stipend of $500,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I am advised that the members of the police force in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian are very much tired and stressed and perhaps stretched too in the circumstances with which we could well relate to,” “Yesterday afternoon, the Cabinet approved the participation…of St. Kitts and Nevis under the banner of the RSS. Our officers are expected to depart around the 20th September 2019 via Barbados from whence they will be transported by the Canadian Military Air Plane to the Commonwealth of Bahamas for duty” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “As we consider our future and plan the way ahead, we should never forget our past. The sacrifices which were made by our forebears in the struggle against slavery, colonialism and racial discrimination are important in understanding who we are today,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, September 16, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Their passion and work on behalf of our people serve as the benchmark for all who seek office in St. Kitts and Nevis and light the way to delivering freedom, justice and welfare to the wonderful people of our islands,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, September 16, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I was happy that when we looked at the Diaspora in terms of finding someone who we think can come and deliver an inspiring message, someone who we think was passionate [and] had good hopes for the country, we were able among the shortlist to identify him and immediately I thought that this would be a fantastic choice — not just because CPL is being played and he is a cricketer — but because through our interactions from time to time I know that this was a son of the soil who is extremely interested in seeing St. Kitts and Nevis go right,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, September 13, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The first stop we made was at the Cayon Primary School, and right there they have already made provision for the fifth form of the Cayon High School to use a part of the facilities there, and the head teachers and education officials have organized it so nicely that everybody is comfortable,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris reminded : “By remembering you, Pastor [Lincoln] Hazell and the church and all who are committed towards nation building begin to recognize that those who are cutting the grass, that those who are cleaning, that those who are doing all manner of things in the nature of environmental health they are just as important as any of us,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Health is critically important, and at the broad end of the development of the country the health of every individual and the health of all of us contributes to nation building. If people are sick, they can’t work or they can’t work well, they can’t contribute to the development in the country and that is why our government has been investing so much in healthcare delivery in St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are pleased to join the ecosystem of Arm technology partners to deliver precise positioning solutions to its automotive and autonomous vehicle customers,” External link

gpsworld Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "We are pleased to join the ecosystem of Arm technology partners to deliver precise positioning solutions to its automotive and autonomous vehicle customers," External link

finanznachrichten-en Monday, September 9, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “So we could well understand when the Prime Minister of Bahamas, the Hon. Hubert Minnis indicated that this really was a historic tragedy,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, September 6, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The Bill is intended to attend to two matters: firstly, to ensure that St. Kitts and Nevis addresses the recommendations that were made by the Global Forum with respect to tax transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes and, secondly to address the requirement that safeguards are put in place in relation to certain aspects of the exempt companies’ regime,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, September 5, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “So we could well understand when the Prime Minister of Bahamas, the Hon. Hubert Minnis, indicated that this really was a historic tragedy,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 4, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The government and people of St Kitts and Nevis have the people of the Bahamas firmly in our thoughts and prayers during their time of greatest need, and we stand in solidarity with them as they try to cope with loss of life and property in the aftermath,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Despite these significant successes, none of us should lay down our guard,” “For our part, our government will continue to beef up our security through implementation of CCTV programmes, expansion of our forensic services, [and] adequate provisioning for law enforcement, training, etc” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 15, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It is instructive that gang members volunteered to give up their weapons as a sign of their commitment to peace. This is a very good move. And we encouraged them to bring forward all guns in their possession,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, August 15, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We aim to create a well-adjusted society where all feel a part and are constructively prepared and engaged to do positive things in support of nation-building. We hope over time, the sooner the better, that gang culture and all the negative attendants will become elements of the past,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, August 15, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It is instructive that gang members volunteered to give up their weapons as a sign of their commitment to peace. This is a very good move. And we encouraged them to bring forward all guns in their possession,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 14, 2019 8:58:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We aim to create a well-adjusted society where all feel a part and are constructively prepared and engaged to do positive things in support of nation building. We hope overtime, the sooner the better, that gang culture and all the negative attendants will become elements of the past,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 14, 2019 8:58:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Like the bright and dancing flame of a vibrant candle blown out by a sudden draught of wind, many young and middle-aged lives are snuffed out, leaving us bereft of their light and love that are gone too soon because of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs),” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Physical activity, we have to get more people walking, jogging, cycling, climbing mountain and hills and swimming. Physical activity becomes critical as a life saver and it’s critical to our wellness and so we want to encourage as many of you who can, to basically become more involved, get on the move, and that can in fact care your health,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, August 13, 2019 1:03:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We are very happy about today’s turnout. We had a large, energetic response to the request for people to begin to get on the move, for people to engage in more physical activities of their choosing, for people to begin to eat healthier and for people to do their check-ups,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, August 12, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis salute you on this landmark achievement, as you continue to blaze the trail in pursuit of true sustainable development, and punch above your weight in our region and further afield,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Subject to Subsection (1), a person may apply to the minister, through the council, for a licence to cultivate cannabis for personal use, and shall be guided by Regulations made under this Act,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “The establishment of a modern industry requires a lot of work and preparation and especially one which has, to date, been part and parcel of deeply held ideas regarding its use, its legitimacy, and even its legality, A lot of work still remains to be done,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The establishment of a modern industry requires a lot of work and preparation and especially one which has to date been part and parcel of deeply held ideas regarding its use, its legitimacy, and even its legality a lot of work still remains to be done,” External link

caribbean360 Friday, August 2, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “has been involved with the government of St Vincent and the Grenadines with their cannabis legislation and industry and he has done work in Africa in relation to this, so he comes to the committee already prepared and knowledgeable with regard to this particular activity” External link

caribbean360 Friday, August 2, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It requires people versed in ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies),” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have carefully sought to build out the Force capacity to serve and protect the people of St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris noted : “St Kitts and Nevis, under the discredited former regime, chalked up a debt which was the second worse in the world,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, July 5, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris clarified : “the reduction in the debt-to-GDP ratio since December 2018 was attributed to the reduction in the debt stock by $67.6 million by March 2019 with projected growth in economic activities for the year 2019” External link

sunstkitts Friday, July 5, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Colleagues, the deteriorating situation in our member state, Haiti, is of great concern,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, July 5, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The continuing violence causing loss of life and property must cease, and dialogue must begin in order to arrive at a solution to this cycle of instability,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, July 5, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Colleagues, the deteriorating situation in our member state, Haiti, is of great concern,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 5, 2019 8:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The continuing violence causing loss of life and property must cease, and dialogue must begin in order to arrive at a solution to this cycle of instability,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 5, 2019 8:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Colleagues, the deteriorating situation in our Member State, Haiti, is of great concern,” External link

haitian-truth Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Colleagues, the deteriorating situation in our Member State Haiti is of great concern,” External link

thedailyherald Thursday, July 4, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris clarified : "the reduction in the debt-to-GDP ratio since December 2018 was attributed to the reduction in the debt stock by $67.6 million by March 2019 with projected growth in economic activities for the year 2019" External link

finanznachrichten-en Thursday, July 4, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Venezuela is our neighbour, and our member states are being affected by the crisis. For us, this is not a geopolitical game of chess. It is a situation creating hardships for millions of people right on our doorstep, fostering instability in our already fragile economies and exacerbating criminal activity,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, July 4, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "Venezuela is our neighbour, and our member states are being affected by the crisis. For us, this is not a geopolitical game of chess. It is a situation creating hardships for millions of people right on our doorstep, fostering instability in our already fragile economies and exacerbating criminal activity," External link

haberler-en Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It also is now quite clear that our principled stance, enunciated from the outset, and our approach are now being accepted by other parties,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “We must make clear that Caricom plays a role of honest broker. All stakes are high. The undermining of the Caribbean as a zone of peace; disruption of tourism and trade; uncontrolled migration with risks to health, and socio-economic problems in member states, compounded by illegal trade in arms, cannot be whisked away,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I wish on behalf of the government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis to extend heartfelt congratulations to you and the wonderful people of Saint Lucia, as you celebrate 39 years of nationhood!” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “You, the young people here, are our today and our future and we want the best future,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This is one of the youth groups [that] has been set up by the Ministry of National Security as part of our efforts to create kinder, more friendly and safer communities,” “We want to start with the young people. So everything starts with you, the young ones. So, I say thank you for being a part of that group [and] I want to encourage even more of you to be part of that group,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris wrote : “One link between climate and NCDs is the excessively large number of deaths among people with NCDs in the weeks and months after a large storm, given the disruption to services and reduced availability of medicines. Another link is food and nutrition security. We are witnessing the erosion of agriculture as more frequent storms, drought episodes and damage to coral reefs undermine food and nutrition security in SIDS. This leads to more consumption of cheap, low-quality imported food, leading to obesity and attendant NCDs,” External link

thedailyherald Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “My Government is satisfied that the significant reforms, which have been made to the CBI programme since our coming to office, our high level of cooperation with our international partners, and the excellent quality of our due diligence have transformed our programme into an international leader amongst all programmes. We regret that our predecessors had not exercised the proper due care and attention. We inherited serious problems in 2015, but we have since consecrated that history and we now have the best CBI programme in the world. We are open, transparent and democratic, and our programme provides the global platinum standard for its safety and security,” “Our due diligence is one of the best. It is multi-layered and multifaceted, using international firms and agencies” External link

caribbean360 Monday, June 17, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The instances which they quoted were instances related to a regime which had long passed,” External link

caribbean360 Monday, June 17, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It is not a good reflection of the reliability and seriousness of members of the European Parliament that they should seek punitive action against any entity without giving the accused the benefit of due process and natural justice and without regard for the consequences of their ill-informed letter, not just for the viability of the CBI programme of St Kitts and Nevis but also for the wider Caribbean. We therefore call on those two MPs…to recall their letters and to apologize to our people,” External link

caribbean360 Monday, June 17, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We hope that... his writings will help to provide thoughts that we, as young politicians still learning, will better understand the dynamics of political life, how to hone our own space and to create better legacies for our people —not just in our member states — but in the Caribbean region,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, June 15, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “We will invite the private sector to hire them; we will say to people in our communities 'give them a chance to rehabilitate, give them a chance to earn their living because if you continue to punish them, having served the time, then you are restricting their options to be on the good and peaceful path,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, May 31, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It is not a good reflection of the reliability and seriousness of members of the European Parliament, that they should seek punitive action against any entity without giving the accused the benefit of due process and natural justice and without regard for the consequences of their ill-informed letter not just for the viability of our programme but also for the wider Caribbean,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Edward Seaga ) : “Notably, Prime Minister Seaga’s assumption of the chairmanship of CARICOM ushered in a dynamic era characterized by an increased momentum for regional integration,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The practice has a harmful effect on commercial trading activity that disrupts the flow of payments for services rendered. What was once an overnight bank-wire transfer of funds from the US is now taking as many as three months, or more, for delivery,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, May 26, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Today, I take time out to join with you in celebrating and honouring our Nation’s Mothers and, indeed, every Mother around the world who deserve the highest homage for their indispensable contribution in creating and nurturing life – by far the most precious gift that one can give,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “So, on behalf of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis, I thank and recognise all of our Federation’s Moms and Mother Figures who provide children with a loving and supportive environment, thereby empowering them to become the leaders of tomorrow and the best citizens they can be,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It bears reiterating that there is a need for a de-escalation of the tensions in Venezuela – a coordinated and extraordinary humanitarian response through the mechanism of the United Nations, dialogue between the contending parties in Venezuela, commitment to a peaceful resolution of the Venezuelan crisis, and outcomes determined by and for the people of Venezuela,” External link

caribbean360 Monday, May 13, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In the wake of investigations surrounding the now-shuttered political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica and its parent company SCL Elections Ltd, and revelations about their involvement in the Caribbean, journalists and their audience ought to be wary about being sent down a rabbit hole of disinformation, particularly during election campaigns,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Here in St. Kitts and Nevis, my Administration and I take our responsibility to inform the public very seriously. The Government frequently shares important information with the press and public, providing an open environment in which they can present and debate effectively the issues and concerns that matter most to voters – and to the future of this great country – and also assess the performance of their elected representatives,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We still have a long journey to travel but we must take time to commend all citizens and residents and law enforcement officers for their contribution to the improvement in law and order in St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We commend these efforts at reconciliation and togetherness. More is always achieved when people work in unity for national good. This peace initiative is spreading to Nevis and can in time become a model for the region,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This is about empowering our people. When we begin to look at the other add-on port facilities that will be here – the provision that will be made for taxis and the provisions that will be made for new business persons to have a space and to participate – we are talking about an enlargement of the economic opportunities and freedoms within St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Joseph O’Flaherty was highly involved in a wide range of civil society activities and was particularly devoted to advancing labour-management relations and protecting the working class through consultation and negotiation,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “Remarkably, our Federation has recorded the largest numbers of jobs, workers and social security contributors, the most business licenses issued in a year and the highest annual Wage Bill within the first four years of my Team Unity Administration,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are told that some persons are assuring the foreign interests of preferential treatment to international plunderers, in return for underhanded funding for their ambitious pursuits. Misguided local operatives are promising land giveaways of up to 300 acres to their friends and associates,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I also advise our citizens to be watchful and wary of any of persons who are seeking to consort with international operatives to rob us of our patrimony,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have also found comfort in a mechanism [the Montevideo Mechanism] that would assist us in working within the broad frame of the five principles that I have outlined, which says we have to engage in dialogue as we are now doing. From the dialogue, we should have a framework of negotiation; those negotiations should lead to commitments on both sides,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, May 10, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We want to aid in an expedited way because last week's events indicated that we have to move with more expedition,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, May 10, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This is an exciting time of growth for Swift Navigation and this new office highlights the success of our ever growing network of both team members and GNSS connectivity,” External link

4-traders Wednesday, May 8, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have also found comfort in a mechanism [the Montevideo Mechanism] that would assist us in working within the broad frame of the five principles that I have outlined, which says we have to engage in dialogue as we are now doing. From the dialogue, we should have a framework of negotiation; those negotiations should lead to commitments on both sides,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 8, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We want to aid in an expedited way because last week's events indicated that we have to move with more expedition,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 8, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I appeal for calm and peace,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “My colleague Heads of Government and I are collectively charged with ensuring the continued security and stability of our beloved Caribbean region,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “That is why, for example, in the aftermath of the hurricanes of 2017 when many farms were disrupted and disorganized, we instituted a response mechanism [where we] made hundreds of thousands of dollars available to the farmers and made that available to them for inputs so that they could restart early, take up the pieces again and do what they have done successfully – feed the nation of St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, April 26, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “Over two hundred farmers benefited from grant financing. It was last December…that we gathered here and there was the distribution of cheques to farmers on the island of St. Kitts and on the island of Nevis. In other words, the government is prepared to put its money where its mouth is. We don’t just talk the talk, we walk the walk and we back the walk with dollars and cents, and that’s the kind of support you will continue to get under a Team Unity administration,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, April 26, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kitts Marriott Resort ) : “We brought you here because we want you to appreciate that you are special and that you are important to us and we appreciate your potential to contribute to the continuing peace and prosperity of St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kitts Marriott Resort ) : “We are glad that you have come and we are glad that from all that we have seen you are getting acclimatized and you are getting acculturated in the ways of St. Kitts and Nevis,” “So from the bottom of my heart I say thank you for wanting to serve in an area that is important to the continuing growth and development of the country” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We hope that in the not-so-distant future, Taiwan could truly and reasonably participate in international affairs,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, April 16, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “All genuine cases of damage by hurricane will be dealt with, and will be dealt with before June [2019],” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, April 7, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are grateful for those of you who have been to each and every one of the four town halls we have had so far. These town hall meetings are about you. They reflect the fact that as a government we value your input and we take delight in your consultations with us. Your views and your expectations matter; they are important to us and that is why we have been coming so often to have the conversation with you,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, April 2, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “So, I look beyond the dreary clouds of sadness that death hangs over us. I bring to mind her deep spirituality and I see this elegant lady smiling down on us, beseeching us to go live life to the maximum and to be the best we can be,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, April 2, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "It is a hallmark of our government that where we can, we have welcomed and encouraged our local contractors to participate in the public sector infrastructure development," External link

finanznachrichten-en Friday, March 15, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This move by the Central Bank will undoubtedly transform the financial space within the ECCU sub-region, while at the same time enhance economic growth. More importantly, I believe the introduction of a secure digital currency will redound to the overall benefit of the ordinary citizens of the currency union,” External link

tv6tnt Wednesday, March 13, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris explained : “access to funding has been identified repeatedly as one of the main challenges to small businesses” External link

businesswire Monday, March 11, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It has been a very long but extremely productive day,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, March 8, 2019 12:23:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Prisons Services ) : “These past and present Her Majesty’s Prison staff members have demonstrated over the years, professionalism and excellence in a number of ways,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, March 6, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Moreover, Julius also puts his skills as a lay preacher in the Methodist Church to effective use in my office,” “Every day he leads me in prayer before I settle in to work, and on two occasions he has also prayed at the start of our Cabinet. His applications for continued guidance and wisdom, and those quiet moments of communion have been a source of strength and positivity for me” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, March 6, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister41.48%EN10/07/201707/10/2017
prime minister40.74%EN10/07/201707/10/2017
president0.74%EN09/12/201712/09/2017
prime minister of saint kitts and nevis1.48%EN06/22/201722/06/2017
minister of saint kitts and nevis1.11%EN06/22/201722/06/2017
premier1.11%EN04/08/201708/04/2017
leader1.11%EN04/01/201701/04/2017
chairman1.11%EN03/07/201707/03/2017
minister of health2.22%EN12/19/201619/12/2016
élu0.37%FR11/12/201612/11/2016
président élu0.37%FR11/12/201612/11/2016
ministre1.11%FR09/26/201626/09/2016
foreign minister0.74%EN09/15/201615/09/2016
former foreign minister0.37%EN09/15/201615/09/2016
unity government leader1.11%EN09/03/201603/09/2016
health minister0.74%EN06/29/201629/06/2016
economist2.96%EN02/18/201518/02/2015
senior minister1.11%EN09/17/201317/09/2013
Names Lang Count
Timothy HarrisEN92.10%
Timothy HarrisPT5.68%
Timothy HarrisES1.23%
Timothy HarrisFR0.99%


 
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Denzil L Douglas told ( about Timothy Harris ) : “We also want to make it clear, that there were really no serious observers during the elections, they did not want any international election observers to monitor the elections, because Harris told them [OAS and Commonwealth] observers that if they came they would have to be quarantined for 14 days and by that time the elections would have been long gone,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, June 28, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Denzil Douglas said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “Please facilitate a debate between myself and Prime Minister Harris. Please, I want you to organise that. Organise it,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Denzil Douglas told ( about Timothy Harris ) : “And so today we call on the expired government of Timothy Harris, call the general elections now, do not delay one minute more,” External link

antiguaobserver Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Dale said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “I would also like to thank the Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris for gracing us with his presence this afternoon,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Anil Srivastava said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “We want to thank Prime Minister Timothy Harris, Public Infrastructure Minister Liburd, the Government of Saint Kitts and Nevis, and the SKELEC board and executive team for their tremendous vision, cooperation and efforts in support of this exciting project” External link

renews Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:28:00 AM EAT

Denzil Douglas said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “I am not surprised that Harris would want to lay claim to the reduction of the National Debt for honestly what can he lay claim to after four years. The truth be told he was never a strategic thinker. Investors complain to me that he turns them off because of his classless behaviour,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, July 5, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Denzil Douglas added ( about Timothy Harris ) : “The situation was compounded and then there was the financial crisis that Small Developing States had to endure. During those difficult times we still had to provide our people with a decent standard of living which we did. So yes, the country’s debt to GDP increased of which Harris was an active participant,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, July 5, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

James Hospedales said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “It was very important getting Prime Minister Harris’ support, which showed that a leader of a country is taking the threat of NCDs seriously enough and has made the connection between non-communicable diseases, which Defeat-NCD is trying to tackle, and climate change. And I must say that the prime minister did a very good job at that,” External link

thedailyherald Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Alki David said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “This was his medication for bipolar. He was talking to Prime Minister Harris when he was suddenly arrested. He is going into his second night behind bars,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, May 15, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Tsai Ing-wen said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “Since Prime Minister Harris took office, our bilateral cooperation and exchanges in all areas have become closer and closer, and we have racked up a number of impressive accomplishments along the way,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

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Timothy Harris said : “It is indeed a sad day for all of us here in St. Kitts and Nevis, after learning that the dreaded Coronavirus has claimed the life of one of our citizens. As Prime Minister, I express my profound condolences to the family and loved ones. I also wish to assure the family that my thoughts and prayers are with them at this very difficult time,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, June 19, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It is indeed a sad day for all of us here in St Kitts and Nevis after learning that the dreaded coronavirus has claimed the life of one of our citizens. As prime minister, I express my profound condolences to the family and loved ones. I also wish to assure the family that my thoughts and prayers are with them at this very difficult time,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, June 18, 2021 3:55:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I had the opportunity to interact with a large number of vendors, to hear their perspective and to explain the rationale for keeping them in the public market where they are safer and where their customers are safer in the context of the community spread that we’re having. The control measures where persons have to sanitize and have to wear their masks are all critical elements of the new environment in which we are operating,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Hazel Laws ) : “Yesterday, Thursday, June 10, 2021, at an emergency meeting of the Federal Cabinet, the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hazel Laws, informed us that the number of positive cases continues to grow. It was reported that there were eleven (11) positive cases on Wednesday and that on Thursday, we have recorded another twenty-five (25) positive cases. This brings the total number of cases to 155, an increase of 111 cases in a few short weeks,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “Our Ministry of Health and the Medical Team made up of Nurses and Doctors here in St. Kitts and Nevis, have worked very hard to bring it under control. Our Health Professionals have worked around the clock to combat this outbreak and had taken aggressive action to identify through contact tracing, robust testing, and diagnosis, quarantine and isolation procedures, those who would have come into contact with, or who had actually been infected with, the disease,” “But the virus continues to spread in our communities for the numbers of new cases have peaked and they continue to persist” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "Thankfully, in St Kitts and Nevis , our citizens and residents displaced by COVID-19 have access to a range of some 20 social safety net supports including food vouchers; school meal programme; Poverty Alleviation Programme; support services for foster children; medical assistance programme distinct and apart from the free access to health care at all of our community centres for young people and for the elderly including access to dental services free of cost in St Christopher and Nevis ; assistance with school uniforms, books and examination fees paid for by this Government even in the context of a most dangerous pandemic that has turned even the most powerful country upside down," External link

finanznachrichten-en Friday, June 11, 2021 3:44:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Our public education on COVID-19 has been the most elaborate and convenient, engaging persons in their communities, at churches, at their workplaces by regular briefings and through hotlines. We have adopted an all of society approach and everyone’s constructive effort is always welcomed. The Task Force has engaged every interested party including sport associations, hoteliers, political parties, among others. Ours is a life first strategy,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, June 6, 2021 6:15:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Let this be a good show of regional solidarity to the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines from the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis. Let your conduct and behaviour be such that you will enhance the respect and regard of the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines for the people and Government of St. Kitts and Nevis. So may God bless you. Keep safe,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, June 1, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This then is an excellent performance and, in fact, should give all of us who are taking part in this battle against COVID-19 inspiration that all is not lost. I want to commend all the citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis who have made a special effort to encourage and who themselves have gone out to be vaccinated” External link

sunstkitts Friday, May 28, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Strict adherence to non-pharmaceutical measures that is mask-wearing, sanitizing and physical and social distancing must be observed in the public and at places of business and worship. Remember your personal responsibility in this fight is of utmost importance,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Until our immunisation rates reach critical levels, we will continue to be vulnerable to such clusters. That is why we all need to play our part to get us closer to herd immunity. That way we can have a greater sense of security and a return to normalcy,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Now is the time for us as a nation to stay together, and for each of us to play our part to protect each other and to work together to see this virus off our shores,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The US is the most important partner to the CARICOM member states, and St. Kitts and Nevis in particular. It supplies us with the largest intake of tourists, and it is the market for most of what we export,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 17, 2021 2:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Caribbean region needs vaccines desperately and in the short term, we would require the United States of America to make a portion of those excess vaccines available to CARICOM member states, including St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 17, 2021 2:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Former Chief Minister Hughes was an amiable personality, full of life, a patriot of Anguilla and deeply, passionately connected to the country and people of St Kitts-Nevis,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Honourable Hubert Benjamin Hughes led a full, impactful life that was rich in experience, friendship, leadership, love, and service, and his legacy will forever be linked to his formative influence on Anguilla's political and socio-economic development leading into the 21st century and beyond,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "Holger Ippach has significant experience building and shipping market changing products as well as running product, marketing, sales and operations teams across a variety of industries that are extremely relevant to Swift's precise positioning technology," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We already have a culture that values and embraces immunisation. However, there are strong pockets of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and scepticism. These must be addressed through targeted messaging and sensitisation,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, April 27, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “For completeness I should advise that by the party rules, the Deputy National Speaker Senator Dr Bernicia Nisbett is also automatically, as a result of her parliamentary position, a member of the executive having been appointed as the PLP Senator in the parliament” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “As we convene this convention we have party groups in every constituency – that is a plus. We now have to build it stronger and better because we do not know what the future holds. We can’t take our eyes off the future, we can’t take our eyes off the consolidation of the future; we can’t take our eyes away from building the party stronger and better than it was” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have to behave in a manner that shows that we are serious and we are supportive of the government’s programme to defeat Covid-19,” “That is why I must express the regret, my own personal regret and that of the executive that the large amount of crowd we normally have at our convention we would not encourage in the face of Covid-19” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : "confidence is returning to the business climate" External link

prnewswire Sunday, March 28, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Investment Programme ) : "We have the longest experience in citizenship by investment programmes around the world. Every programme that has come after 1984 is a permutation, if you will, of the St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme," External link

finanznachrichten-en Friday, March 19, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are seeking Canada’s support as a good friend, as a country with which we have had very healthy relations, a country that we believe share the same values and a country to which our people have… been making significant contributions there,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Ellen was well known in the community, well respected as a strong young lady with an independent mind, she could fight her own battles,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, March 7, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “On behalf of the entire Tabernacle community and beyond, I extend again heartiest condolences to the family as you mourn this terrible loss,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, March 7, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Examples of these will include the First Time Homeowners initiative whereby duty-free concessions are provided on materials each year,” “Up to February 2021, duty free was provided on residential building materials totalling $4.6 million. Tax exemptions on building materials and equipment were also provided for larger non-residential projects. We have the Government Employees Mortgage programme and the Citizens Mortgage Facility all being executed through the Development Bank” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 6:42:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We expect that the key sectors that will drive our economic recovery will include construction, manufacturing, agriculture, ICT and services including tourism,” “Notably, construction activity, which generally contributes about 16 percent to GDP, would be positively impacted by ongoing projects such as the resurfacing of the island main road and residential construction. The construction of other major projects including the solar farm, the new Basseterre High School and health centres around the island is also expected to contribute to the projected growth in 2021” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 6:42:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I had the vaccine last Monday, February 22, so have several other members of the Cabinet of St. Kitts and Nevis and I feel fine,” “So fine that last Monday and everyday thereafter I worked late every night after taking the vaccine and I continued my very busy schedule of activities” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “You can play an effective part by being vaccinated. Already, more than 600 plus of our citizens and residents have had their first vaccination shots, including Government and key frontline workers. This is a good start to be sure, but we need many more people to come forward,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Let us not wait any longer for we now have 20,000 doses available,” “The message then is quite simple, ‘Don’t wait, vaccinate.’ Don’t wait to protect your loved ones, vaccinate. Don’t wait to get our economy fully operational again, vaccinate. Don’t wait to get back to your way of life. vaccinate. Don’t wait to protect your family. vaccinate. Don’t wait to protect your health, vaccinate. Don’t wait any longer for COVID-19 to go away, the answer is to vaccinate” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This church, before you were here, was a place of very vibrant worship where people made loud noises in praise and honour of God. I know the Destiny Church will be just as good or even better in making noises to the Lord,” “We ask that God continues to bless the efforts of the leadership of the church and to bless the membership of the church” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I want to thank all the churches in our country for the work that you have been doing,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Against this backdrop, no nation is safe, no nation is secure until all nations are safe. If the world is truly to be rid of COVID-19, then the global community has to work together,” “Donations of vaccines, like these from India, show that developing nations need help and need support. If richer nations hoard their vaccine supplies, not sharing their vaccines with those nations in need, their security will be a hollow and a shallow one. I repeat then that no nation is safe, no nation is secure until all nations are safe” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Our first batch of vaccines has arrived in the Federation and will soon be in the arms of our frontline workers and other priority groups as determined by our healthcare professionals,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, February 14, 2021 3:49:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris asked : “What does it mean when Ross University awards you a scholarship?” “Yes, it says you have reached a certain academic level and that you have demonstrated an academic ability. But these scholarships say so much more than that. They say the university believes in your potential. They say the university has faith in you and that you will make a significant contribution in the future to your community and our beloved country of St. Kitts and Nevis. As your prime minister, I stand here today to say that – like Ross University – your Federation also believes in you and we too will work with you to help you become all, in fact, the best that you can be” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, February 11, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris acrescentou : “Somos muito gratos por essa base de investidores incrível que apoia a nossa missão de oferecer mais eficiência e integridade na navegação em todo o mundo. Foi com o apoio deles que conseguimos dimensionar as aplicações autônomas e de navegação dos nossos clientes globalmente” External link

africanewswire Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:20:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We are grateful to have an amazing investor base behind us who support our mission of enabling more efficiency and integrity in navigating the world. It is with their support that we were able to scale our customers' autonomous and navigation applications globally,” External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:06:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Those who invest will be investing in a jurisdiction where their investment is safe where they can earn profit and they can repatriate their profit to their country or to any other country,” “They will be investing in a country that is close to the United States of America and has strong relationships financial diplomatic and other forms of relationships with all of the major financial sectors in the world including London with which we have had a history going back since 1623, the United Kingdom was for a very long time our mother country in a manner of speaking until 1983 when we obtained Independence from Great Britain and so United States is our closest neighbor and super power we have excellent relations with Canada” External link

guardian-ng Friday, February 5, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We offer a very attractive fiscal incentive program where for example persons who are citizens by investment will have incentives, rather we have no personal income tax so all that you own is entirely yours and we are among the very few countries with such an attractive tax platform also those who are engaged in the real estate option of our citizenship program for example building condominiums or hotels or other forms of residential properties they have tax recon cessions waiver on all materials equipment etc that are required to build out their project,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, February 5, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris remarked ( about Timothy Antoine ) : “The Council commends the Governor for his stewardship over the past five years and especially over the past year. Governor Antoine has led the Bank with vision, empathy and with a keen eye for innovations that have helped to lift the people of our region” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In 2021, we will spend $43 million to help the vulnerable, the indigent and at-risk members in our society,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We will redouble our efforts to expedite the processing of severance claims,” “To date from claims received as of January 31, 1,121 claims have been processed, and 1,093 have been paid out. Claims are being processed on a first come, first served basis” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded ( about Team ) : “Working with you, we will see this pandemic through,” “We have a plan to come out the other side a stronger and more unified nation with a renewed sense of purpose. Your Team Unity Government comprising the Peoples Labour Party, the People’s Action Movement, and the Concerned Citizens Movement, is working with you to defeat COVID-19, to deliver better services, to protect jobs and to look after working families” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris explained : “Non-payment of contributions by employers is a major source of the delay in the processing of severance claims,” “Our employees must not wait until they are laid off to ask the Social Security to verify that their contributions were paid by their employers. You must do this regularly” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “My Government believes in your sector and the contribution that it will make,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris explained : “Our plans are to inject an additional $5 million in stimulus over the next two years, starting with $3 million which will be available in 2021 to boost production and ensure greater food security,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This assistance should not be looked at as a hand out but rather as a sign of the trust and belief that we have in the agricultural sector to protect jobs, create new jobs, and help rebuild our economy,” “Indeed, hundreds of farmers and fishers received well needed assistance, putting their livelihoods back-on-track” External link

sunstkitts Friday, February 5, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Robert Seltzer is a recognized product leader in IoT solutions, artificial intelligence, cloud platforms and SaaS, bringing deep expertise to Swift’s product development function,” External link

4-traders Tuesday, February 2, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris remarked ( about Timothy Antoine ) : “The Council commends the Governor for his stewardship over the past five years and especially over the past year. Governor Antoine has led the Bank with vision, empathy and with a keen eye for innovations that have helped to lift the people of our region” External link

thevoiceslu Saturday, January 30, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The United Nations is the premier global organization with over 193 member states and a large number of entities accredited to it. Ambassador Liburd has served the country well as its Minister of Public Infrastructure, et al. He is well versed in a range of public and private sector matters and will be an asset to our country,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “When we look in our local domain we see a number of businesses coming on stream by Chinese, the principals behind them are all citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis, and they have come through that particular route,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have a wide range of interest in our CBI programme, that is why it has become the platinum brand because persons from everywhere have come and have participated with respect to the CBI programme,” “The persons who come to the programme are from all walks of life. They hail from a variety of different countries including the United States, Canada, Russia, China, and almost every area of the globe, the programme has found attraction” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : “Iran for a long time has been described as a state sponsor of terrorism and we would not want our CBI programme to get involved or be intermingled in any such accusations which regard to the applicants,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “For example, Iran is one such country, North Korea is one such country, these internationally have been described as or prescribed as countries that have an international black mark,” “Because we do not wish to incur any reputational damage, we have taken the decision as a new Government to not entertain applicants from persons resident in North Korea and Iran,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I am not sure where that comes from,” “There has been no change for the record, in any of the deductions as it relates to Social Security. What is now, applied then, so there is no change that would have been announced with respect to that” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “There has been no announcement of a 13 percent deduction with respect to Social Security announced in the Budget Address,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris explained : “In performing its functions, the Board shall monitor the administrative operations of the Authority,” “It will submit recommendations to the Cabinet in relation to the issuing of licenses and other authorizations; advise the minister on matters of general policy relating to the management and development of an efficient and regulated medicinal cannabis industry; ensure that the Cannabis Authority receives and manages its funds in a prudent manner; and do all such things as the Board reasonably considers necessary or expedient for the purpose of carrying out its functions under this Act” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The matter of vending has been a source of concern for quite some time,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The church is playing an instrumental role in the development of the country,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris noted ( about Catholic Diocese ) : “The church has been always an important partner in our efforts at socioeconomic development – adding value to the lives of people, providing inspiration, providing a sense of self, and a sense of place in their world,” “For all that the Church has done in the development of the people, we want to send heartiest congratulations of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis to the Diocese on the occasion of its 50th anniversary and pray that it will continue to grow from strength to strength” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We ended 2020 with a 20 percent reduction in major crimes when compared to 2019. Additionally, our detection rose to 50 percent, the best detection rate so far. This is the third year in a row that we have experienced such significant reduction in major crimes,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I must remind our citizens and residents that each of us can contribute to crime reduction if we practice to say something when we see a crime being committed or become privy to any information on it. No one must be allowed to take another’s life with impunity. The law must take its course. We must never recoil from seeking peace and pursuing it. We continue to work hard to make St Kitts and Nevis the safest small island state in the World,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Mr. Brandy’s excellent record in law enforcement has finally received recognition and acclaim from Her Majesty…and I want to commend him on this significant conferment at this time in his career, and of course on behalf of all of us at Cabinet I extend to you again, Commissioner Brandy, our most sincere congratulations and best wishes,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : "So, we have a wide range of interest in our CBI Programme, that is why it has become the Platinum Brand because persons from everywhere have come and have participated with respect to the CBI Programme," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In performing its functions, the Board shall monitor the administrative operations of the Authority; submit recommendations to the Cabinet in relation to the issuing of licenses and other authorizations; advise the minister on matters of general policy relating to the management and development of an efficient and regulated medicinal cannabis industry; ensure that the Authority receives and manages its funds in a prudent manner; and do all such things as the Board reasonably considers necessary or expedient for the purpose of carrying out its functions under this Act,” External link

thevoiceslu Saturday, January 16, 2021 7:40:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Explorers initiative came on board as part of an added value that we could bring to the fight to contain crime in our country and to stymie or eradicate the involvement of juveniles in criminal activities through constructive afterschool engagements, mentorship and outreach,” “The outreach is not just with the students,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, January 5, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This is a legacy initiative that generations after us will speak to as being an important stabilizer of our society and contributing to the advancement of St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, January 5, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Labour Union ) : “We expect a report to Cabinet shortly regarding the feasibility of setting up an E-platform for the Labour Department and Social Security,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:25:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Labour Union ) : “My government will extend duty-free concessions accorded to first time home builders to the Teachers’ Union, the Labour Union, and any of our Credit Unions and Banks,” “These will undertake to build new offices or to make significant renovation of existing offices, and engage in approved residential developments within the next 12 months” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:25:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We will extend the due date for the payment of Businesses and Occupation Licenses for all Businesses from January 31, 2021, until March 31, 2021,” “The Inland Revenue Department will work with affected businesses to help them stay current with their existing tax liabilities by allowing them to enter low-interest payment plans to ease their cash flow situations. Taxi and tour operators unable to pay their Businesses and Occupation Licenses for 2020 and 2021 will be allowed to license their vehicles provided that they enter into a payment plan for the settlement of any outstanding Businesses and Occupation Licenses” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have advanced the bond between the Federal Government and the Nevis Island Administration, and more importantly the people to people contact between Kittitians and Nevisians is at the highest and best level in history,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Funding for projects on Nevis is now commonplace,” “We have given support for law enforcement: a brand new police station and fire hall at Newcastle, and installation of CCTV. We have also provided assistance in the following critical areas: the fight against COVID-19, the construction of technical and vocational spaces at high schools in Nevis, the payment of economic costs for students from Nevis, joint procurement of pharmaceuticals, and for the operation of STEP in Nevis” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : “May God’s blessings be upon us all, this New Year and may He continue to bless the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis. I thank you for the honour and privilege to serve you and my beloved Country,” “Happy New Year to All! May God continue to favour us in St Kitts and Nevis and may He keep us safe” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I would wish that St. Kitts and Nevis stands apart, – we do not have to follow the pattern of every country,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The county has set aside days for a number of secular things – for Carnival, J’ouvert, and Emancipation – without recognising the Hand of God and the Spirit of God moving around and protecting the people,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We certainly are a nation that loves Christ, and that is important,” “Many years ago when we were going into independence, the authors and creators of our Constitution were careful and thoughtful enough to insert in the preamble that we are a Nation under God. And I hope today and every day as we are alive to tell a story that we appreciate that God is with us, and we appreciate that our country is favoured by God” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris observed : “Perhaps it is full time we take a lead and set aside just one day – some period of the day the citizens and residents of St. Kitts and Nevis can meet and pray to God for healing, for provision, for a better job, for mercy, for grace, whatever it is – let us acknowledge that hitherto the Lord has been good,” “When that day is announced, I hope all of you will respond to it and our country will set itself aside from other nations, as a country that acknowledges it is one favoured by God” External link

sunstkitts Monday, January 4, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “He well knows that it is untrue,” “A careful reading of the Budget, as outlined by the deputy prime minister, would have reflected that far from increasing the allocation, we have reduced the allocation by some 17 percent. Far from $31 million, the provision was for $10 million” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Had the Member for Number Six acted responsibly and seriously as a Minister of National Security…there would be no need for a Peace Initiative,” “It was the failure of policy initiatives over a long period of time that saw violence in the country took root. It was the failure of the policies of the Member opposite that saw homicides in the country raised its ugly head and escalated from about two in 1993 to 36 in 2011” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are mindful of the potential impact of any notable movement in prices, especially for persons who are suffering loss of income as a result of the pandemic,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “My government remains committed Mr. Speaker, to the continued advancement of the consumer protection mechanism within the Federation,” “Very early in 2021, we will bring to Parliament for adoption the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Model Consumer Protection Bill. This Bill will enhance the rights of consumers and bring about a better standard of behaviour for the trading of goods and services” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have a team of persons which we will build out in 2021, who are doing some work in this area,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : “We will want to ensure that we will review the beneficiary list so as a person’s income has improved and they go beyond the threshold of $3,000, then they are excluded from the programme,” “Those who may have fallen now into the $3,000 maximum household income will then have the opportunity to benefit” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Enumerators will be collecting data such as the place of residence of all of our citizens and residents,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Mr. Speaker, our efforts to build a stronger and safer future for our citizens and residents cannot be undertaken without access to current and accurate data,” “In this regard, we remain committed to advancing the implementation of the 2021 Population and Housing Census. This undertaking will facilitate evidence-based policy making as we endeavour to provide access to essential services and basic infrastructure” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This Budget gives primacy to education, giving it its largest allocation ever of $100-plus million. This Budget, Mr. Speaker, bolsters security services, sustains health delivery, and allows for work to continue on an historic programme of national health insurance for all. This Budget above all tries to secure the people of St. Kitts and Nevis in the fight against the global pandemic of COVID-19. This Budget, Mr. Speaker, proposes the largest capital programme in recent history as we work to grow the economy out of a challenging battle with COVID-19,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It provides the impetus in areas of marijuana production and cultivation and entertainment as potential new drivers of socio-economic activity in our country. It is a Budget, of course, of fiscal expansion but we have not done it in the reckless Douglas way. It takes into account the capacity of our people to deliver, in an orderly manner, a finite number of projects successfully,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris señaló : "La inauguración de hoy marca un hito significativo para nuestros ciudadanos, el sector turístico, nuestra comunidad empresarial en general y, de hecho, para toda la región del Caribe, a pesar de las demoras causadas por la COVID-19" External link

prnewswire Friday, December 11, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris señaló : "El volumen de emisiones de dióxido de carbono que reduciremos (casi tres cuartos de millón de toneladas métricas en veinte años) es una demostración significativa de nuestra firme política a favor de la energía limpia y renovable. Invitamos a nuestros vecinos caribeños y a las comunidades insulares de todo el mundo a acompañarnos en el compromiso de forjar un futuro energético sostenible para nuestros hijos y las generaciones futuras" External link

prnewswire Friday, December 11, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We accept that LIAT is the largest carrier supporting intraregional travel and without LIAT there is a major void that has a significant impact on the ease of movement of citizens, residents, and visitors to the region,” External link

antiguaobserver Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We accept that LIAT is the largest carrier supporting intraregional travel and without LIAT there is a major void that has a significant impact on the ease of movement of citizens, residents, and visitors to the region,” External link

antiguaobserver Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris explained : “The PAP beneficiaries count peaked at about 5,800 as more households lost their breadwinners and applied to the Ministry of Sustainable Development to become enrolled as a recipient of the PAP programme. Up to September 2020, my Government has paid out $23 million for the year so far in Poverty Alleviation stipends to assist the poor and vulnerable in our midst,” External link

worldfinance Tuesday, December 1, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “Under the said parent act, the Saint Christopher and Nevis (Mutual Exchange of Information in Taxation Matters (Amendment) Bill, 2020, the competent authority was the Financial Secretary,” “This Act seeks to put [the competent authority] to the source of the department that is involved in the provision of the information, and in that regard our Inland Revenue Department becomes the lead department of the Government to deal with these matters and accordingly, the Comptroller of Inland Revenue is now the competent authority” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “As the international standards for tax transparency continue to change and expand, so have the obligations of our country and our people. Apart from responding to an increasing number of requests for information from treaty partners,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “Mr. Speaker, this is a very short Bill and it is a very consequential Bill that follows naturally from the discussions we had g with regard to COVID-19 and other related matters as they all attend in relation to the pandemic,” “We anticipate Mr. Speaker that there will be further and more comprehensive reviews and modifications of the National Disaster Management Act to seek and ensure that the administrative and institutional framework that is well established under the National Disaster Management Plan is captured under the new law,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In that vein Mr. Speaker, the expression NEMA has been defined and its power has been clearly articulated,” “Similarly, the NEOC’s location has been identified and linked of course to the National Emergency Management Agency” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded ( about Amendment Bill ) : “We know that we have a personal duty and responsibility to take care of ourselves and our families,” “These include wearing masks, sanitizing our hands, and practicing physical distancing. All of these were covered in the legislation which we debated before. This attempts to put a stronger footing in the operations at NEMA and the NEOC and to ensure that we have an alignment of the COVID-19 Bill in terms of the expectations and the coordinating role” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Specifically, Mr. Speaker, the Amendments will ensure that we meet our commitments to the EU and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and avoid the reputational damage and consequential financing costs which come with blacklisting,” “As a responsible Government and highly respected member of the international community my Government cannot shirk from our obligations even when they are inconvenient” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Our efforts over the last four years to act in a timely manner led to St. Kitts and Nevis in February 2020 being removed from the EU’s list of non-cooperative jurisdictions,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Income Tax ) : “Over the last 20 plus years, the country’s National Assembly has had to make amendments to a range of Tax regimes that was deemed inconsistent by the EU or OECD,” “At the level of the Nevis Island Assembly, it too has had to respond with amendments to the Nevis Business Corporation Ordinance and the Nevis Limited Liability Company Ordinance in order to ensure compliance with international tax good governance principles” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have a ‘life first’ strategy,” “Whatever the arguments others were making, we remained clear that the first priority of the government, in and outside of an emergency, must be the safety and security of its people and its residents. Anything else a government can avoid, but a government must never shirk from the fundamental responsibility to protect the citizens and residents within its jurisdiction, and in the context of the pandemic we lived that reality and we were able to do so through all the iterations of the SROs that came out of the Emergency Powers” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I had to rise Mr. Speaker to commend the leadership of all in the health sector, in security and all the other areas of Government such as Customs, Immigration – in fact, it has been an all of society approach. I want to commend, as Senator Phipps did, the work of the church for their compliance, their early response and adoption of protocols that have helped keep our country safe,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "Higher levels of autonomous capability require high-precision localization and Swift was founded on the notion that GNSS positioning technology should be more accurate and affordable to drive autonomous applications," External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, November 17, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The CIU processes applications which on the face of the documentary evidence submitted to it had only the authorized amounts. There has been not one case that has come to [Khan] and his unit that the amounts that are indicated on the purchase and sales agreement were not authorized,” “In relation to private party transactions, that is a matter in which [Khan] is not a party to and is not privy to and when evidence surfaces he will do as he has done in the past, the necessary investigations to determine where there is any truth and the appropriate action would be taken. In fact, the CIU, where such cases have been brought, has already delisted a number of agents from participating in our programme,” External link

weeklyblitz Thursday, November 5, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris stated : “We have done very well in reducing homicides to record lows over the last few years from a record high of 36 homicides in 2011 we are now at seven,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Each of us must commit ourselves to do the very best we can today in service of the country that we love so that we can contribute in a significant way to the development of this country,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris expressed : “Development does not come overnight, development doesn’t come by wishing it, development always comes by people being devoted and committed to persevering through good times and bad times to get where they must go and so I want to thank all those who have been in the vineyard of agriculture for so many years, all the Directors past and present, all our programme leaders in livestock, in crops and in fisheries who have done their little bit to take us further” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We can take tremendous pride that this small country has been the best managed small-island state,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “This is a remarkable achievement for the smallest independent state within the hemisphere,” “Your Team Unity administration addressed that. We are there with you. We are in the alleyways; we are in the byways. We are listening attentively, not only listening, we are responding to the felt needs of the people” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It provides member states with early access to safe and efficacious vaccines. You will have many types of vaccines on the market, but the question is, are they safe and do they deliver? When they are determined to have delivered, we say we have efficacious outcomes from the applications, and so that is what this COVAX Facility is intended to do,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Your Government, thinking ahead and understanding the landscape, has invested just under EC$600,000 to participate in a global facility to make the vaccine available to the people of St. Kitts and Nevis,” “We are putting your health first” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “In relation to when there is a relocation from one constituency to another inside the country, the Bill seeks to have such individuals re-register in the new constituency within a 6-month period. Under existing legislation, for example, there was no need for that to happen,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Allow me to recognize the work of the leadership of the Ministry of Finance which took the lead role in devising the plan for keeping the government functioning and for their outreach efforts to various economic actors at a time of high uncertainty and fear globally, regionally, and right here in St. Kitts and Nevis,” “The unveiling of the stimulus plan led to a calming of the waters. Our COVID-19 stimulus package is to date the largest and the best one to be unveiled anywhere in the Caribbean region” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The advice now is that we have to make our priority sustaining the recovery, and that requires that in our budgeting process we pay attention to resource allocation and we prioritize them,” “There are certain things that we will try to do, one being to pay attention to the economic infrastructure buildout because that is critical if we are to reclaim the recovery, and we want to of course pay attention to activities on the capital level that will generate jobs because this is critical to bringing normalcy and giving people spending power in a sustained way” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “There was one incident of Shooting At With Intent recorded this year,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "This is good news as total major crimes are declining year on year," "Our Country is safer thanks to the sound policy and hard work of the Government, the security agencies, the judiciary and our people" External link

prnewswire Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "The PAP beneficiaries count peaked at about 5,800 as more households lost their breadwinners and applied to the Ministry of Sustainable Development to become enrolled as a recipient of the PAP programme. Up to September 2020 , my Government has paid out $23 million for the year so far in Poverty Alleviation stipends to assist the poor and vulnerable in our midst," External link

prnewswire Friday, October 16, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We would want to have more people safely at work so that these types of gratuitous payments do not become unsustainable,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, October 9, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Apart from our nationals, one of the reasons why tourists would want to come to St. Kitts and Nevis is because the government and people have done an excellent job in managing this country, and in that regard the country is a low risk destination,” “Those who come to St. Kitts and Nevis would want to ensure that having come with their negative tests and having stayed for their planned time, they are able to return [home] assured that they would not have contracted the virus in St. Kitts and Nevis” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Part of the reason really [for reopening the borders] is to bring that comfort, to reunite families, to get people back home to attend to their jobs. Those are some of the reasons that propelled us to determine that the time had come,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : “I welcome them both and I thank you, the viewers and listeners, for tuning in,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Since our announcement of the October 31 opening date, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Hazel Laws has been meeting with hoteliers and so far, the meetings have been very productive and constructive,” “I am advised that discussions have taken place with Park Hyatt, Marriott, Four Seasons, and KOI at Hilton” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Examples include Brimstone Hill, Zipline, ATV Tours, Safari Tours, Romney Manor, Rainforest Tours, and selective beaches. The list of course is not exhaustive,” “The government is anticipating a significant increase in arrivals of visitors and returning nationals during November and December” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “SCASPA Chairman Mr. Damion Hobson has advised that works at the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport commenced on September 28,” “The first phase of the work addresses the Welcome Centre on the ramp in front of the arrivals area, converting the VIP Lounge into the medical screening area and constructing sneeze guards on the counters” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “When Social Security went through its data [it] reflected that the unemployment in some sectors had been significantly improved as more and more persons got into the job market,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Across eight manufacturing plants, 879 persons are back at work,” “Jaro Ltd has 205 of its employees back on the job. It is the largest employer in the export manufacturing enclave, followed by API Harowe (St Kitts) Ltd. with 198 employees back on the job. Of a total of 1,112 employees in the sector, 71 were made redundant, leaving a pool of 1,041 available for work” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I want to advise that we are in a difficult time where cash flows are limited and therefore the kind of benefits that we would have offered in a season of high inflows would not normally and could not be prudently be made available,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We can with the support of all take this major step to open our economy and we can now do so while minimizing risks to our Country,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We have been addressing these issues in a careful manner so as not to further haemorrhage the Severance Fund. Additionally, to correct errors and neglect of the former administration my government has procured the services of an actuary to make determinations on how the financial viability of the Fund can be sustained to protect employees in the future. We await that study and subsequent discussion by the tripartite committee,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I say significant because with our borders closed the arrival and departure numbers are very small,” “These numbers will definitely climb as the number of flights in and out increases” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We continue to push to buy local and encourage consumers to buy fresh food rather than processed food, since carbon-based energy might be used to produce processed food,” “Support local farmers and backyard gardeners. Fresh fruits and vegetables are good for our health and are far superior to processed ones” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The government certainly will lead the way in ensuring that all of our citizens whoever they are, whatever their condition, differently-abled or otherwise, that they have access to all government services,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We want to encourage the Building Board to exercise its prerogative to ensure that any commercial, industrial or governmental property has appropriate provision of these services,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “These practices have to become second nature to us as we work to protect ourselves, our families, our friends and loved ones,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “These are high-pressure sodium mercury vapour lamps with high efficient LED models,” “We want to replace more than 10,000 street lamps that have mercury content with more efficient LED models. The project envisages that 1,024 existing flood lamps at various sporting fields and courts around St. Kitts and Nevis will be replaced with the more efficient LED models” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Investment Programme ) : "After 37 years, we are proud to be considered internationally to have the oldest and the best Citizenship by Investment Programme," External link

prnewswire Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Climate change for us, is not something to be postponed for tomorrow. It must be addressed like yesterday,” External link

un-org Sunday, September 27, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Climate change for us, is not something to be postponed for tomorrow. It must be addressed like yesterday,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, September 27, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “This partnership has improved the technical capacity of our people and contributed to the advancement of our climate change resilience efforts throughout the region. I am confident that the relationship between our two countries will continue to grow from strength to strength under your successor,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are mindful that we prepare not for the present, but for the future,” “Wearing masks, washing hands, sanitization, and physical distancing [are essential]. They must become a second nature to all our people. In so doing, we must prepare and protect ourselves and contain the eventuality of cases when our borders re-open” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Over the last 37 years our nation has had remarkable growth and success, and some tremendous national achievements,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “As a nation we had the lowest Debt to GDP ratio in our sub region. We were the first to outdo the Debt to GDP target of 60 percent by 2030 set by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB). We had the highest reserves in the region and the best fiscal outcomes in the region,” “Our per capita income remains the highest in the OECS and among the highest among our peers in the Hemisphere, excluding the USA, Canada and Mexico. We ranked high on the United Nations Quality of Life Index. Indeed, we are number one in the sub region and tower above many larger and older independent states in the wider Hemisphere” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Clearly, the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down and has created enormous challenges for people everywhere,” “Had it not been for the CBI programme we would not have been able to respond as successfully as we have with respect to COVID-19” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The situation now with respect to COVID-19 is that St. Kitts and Nevis has emerged as the model of a well-managed state with respect to COVID-19,” “We were the last country in the Western Hemisphere, to have experienced a COVID-19 case. That was because very early we responded in the right way by closing our borders and put in place quarantine facilities and isolation centres. We were able to move at a rapid rate to safeguard our country from the importation of the virus” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris stated : “That is what this programme is about. It is the government at the highest level holding itself accountable to the people of St. Kitts and Nevis and residents here,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris reminded : “Resilience, Innovation and Security for Independence 2020” External link

repeatingislands Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris comentou ( about Sao ) : "São Cristóvão e Névis não é apenas um lugar para investidores prosperarem, mas também um lar acolhedor para seus filhos e netos. Tornamos nossas ruas mais seguras e nosso Estado de Direito mais forte. Continuamos a investir em educação e em cuidados de saúde. Nossa economia é resiliente mesmo quando enfrenta choques externos como uma pandemia global" External link

atarde Tuesday, September 8, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "There will be no Independence Parade this year. This is to reduce the risk of the spread of the virus with thousands of participants attending the Independence Parade. This decision was a painful one given the seminal importance of independence at the fulcrum of our sovereign state," External link

prnewswire Friday, September 4, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “There will be no Independence Parade this year. This is to reduce the risk of the spread of the virus with thousands of participants attending the Independence Parade. This decision was a painful one given the seminal importance of Independence at the fulcrum of our sovereign State,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Our National Heroes' Day commemorative event will take place at the National Heroes' Park with social distancing and wearing of masks being observed. The programme will be curtailed. Members of the public are invited, the dignitaries and family members will also be involved in the ceremony. The Prime Minister's Lecture Series will be delivered this year by one of our citizens in an environment which will be more compliant with the new norms of COVID-19,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our lives, put persons out of work, and undermined the ability of fathers and mothers to care for themselves and their families,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 28, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our lives, put persons out of work, and undermined the ability of fathers and mothers to care for themselves and their families,” External link

nationnews Friday, August 28, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have to ensure that those who are in receipt of wages and salaries are giving us value for money,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The introduction of an incentive-based compensation or pay for performance plan is critical to meeting the nation’s mission and objectives,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Crew members will be tested with the gold standard RT-PCR COVID-19 test upon docking in our port,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Not only did Raphael Archibald MBE hail from the village of Tabernacle, as do I, he was also my principal in the 1980s at Cayon High School and Basseterre High School. Leading those two esteemed learning institutions with distinction, he shaped many young minds, including mine, and helped to instill a high level of discipline that has carried through to my adult life and political career,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : “At the level of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, in particular the Monetary Council, we encouraged the moratorium or suspension of interest and principal payments on mortgages. In the case of St. Kitts and Nevis, mortgages totalling $408 million were impacted and 1,919 borrowers benefited from the moratorium,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “While in some ways this disaster caused much bitter sorrow and exposed rifts between St Kitts and Nevis in many ways it also demonstrated the capacity of our people to work together to mitigate the immediate situation and to build a better future,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Monetary Council will consider recommendations designed to ensure an optimal regulatory framework for the financial system in the ECCU,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In this vein, I look forward to the launch of the ECCB’s Digital EC Cash pilot,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We look forward to fast track implementation of the Caribbean Digital Transformation Programme funded by the World Bank,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Rt. Hon. Owen Arthur’s sharp intellect and deep-rooted commitment to regional integration will be long remembered and missed,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “As Prime Minister of Barbados, the Rt. Hon. Owen Arthur had the lead responsibility for the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME),” “He continued to be a tireless advocate and champion for progress and economic integration in the Caribbean right up to the end of his remarkable life” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris explained : “COVID-19 is at heart, and still is, a health pandemic,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In this regard, the Task Force attached to the NEOC has been working diligently with critical stakeholders, our hotels, restaurants, taxi operations, etc. to prepare them for the new norms of the industry,” “The St Kitts Tourism Authority has been mandated to work with the Task Force and to follow-up with the tourism stakeholders to ensure the time is well spent” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The only industry not fully engaged is the tourism sector,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “None of these outcomes are desirable,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “we may never understand the why of this tragedy on this side of eternity, but we know that we can cling to the knowledge that God does not willing grieve or afflict us” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Sir Richard Caines was a great inspiration to many people of all ages, both personally and professionally,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "If we were to look at sports development - and sports development is critical to us within the region - we have invested, for example, in the international athletic track in the sister island of Nevis," "We have invested in health services and expanded delivery of healthcare in the sister island of Nevis, and certainly on St Kitts too.. We have been able to support training programmes to prepare thousands of our people for real work opportunities when they would arise," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "This gives them lifetime rights to live, work and study in the country, and access to high-quality healthcare and education," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "We appreciate that Sitetracker helps us manage the deployment process with the same level of accuracy and precision that is required to maintain our network," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Shawn Richards ) : “I have said that I am committed to two terms in the Office of the Prime Minister and I will be very ready to support the Honourable Shawn Richards, the leader of the People's Action Movement, when that time has come, and to bring all of my experience and all of my knowledge to give him the strongest support so that he can continue to deliver the stronger and safer future,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 7, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I think that the country as a whole could look forward to a more dynamic agricultural sector,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "the advice is that it has to be done in a very thoughtful way," External link

prnewswire Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “As I speak I am aware that the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) they are meeting and they are giving consideration to the protocols that must be in place when we get to the point where it is deemed prudent to open the borders,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We continue to work on that matter, (and) we expect that a proposal will come to the Cabinet and after that proposal from the technical team is considered by Cabinet, then a decision will be made and the public will be advised,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “At the end of it all, the independent observers who came concluded that the General Election of 2020 in St. Kitts and Nevis reflected the will of the people of St. Kitts and Nevis – to God we give the glory,” “And the will of the people as expressed, was that the Team Unity Administration should return to government with an enhanced mandate – nine out of eleven seats” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Ian ) : “I want to specially recognise my friend and former colleague in parliament Ian Liburd, and we look forward to a better and stronger future with him playing a constructive role with us on behalf of the people of St. Kitts and Nevis” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "To deliver on our plan for safer streets, bigger and better homes, more opportunities for our young people I have assembled a talented team" External link

prnewswire Tuesday, June 16, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This will be history in the making. It will be the first time since adult suffrage that West Basseterre will leave the Labour Party. Equally significant Akilah Byron-Nisbett will be the first female elected by the West Basseterre constituency and join the ranks of only a few women to have made it to Parliament as elected representatives,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, June 7, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This will be history in the making. It will be the first time since adult suffrage that West Basseterre will leave the labour party. Equally significant Akilah Byron-Nisbett will be the first female elected by the West Basseterre constituency and join the ranks of only a few women to have made it to Parliament as elected representatives,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “Today you are looking nice and dandy,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris noted : “Virtual campaigns, social media, and other innovative and creative ways are the new normal” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Every country, by and large, has had to do what we are doing,” “The only difference is that we are doing it better here in St. Kitts and Nevis” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “So tonight I say that the Team Unity Government will never apologise for protecting the health and safety of our people,” “We have been and we will continue to adhere to the World Health Organisation’s guidelines. Our Team Unity Government acted early on the coronavirus and there is no doubt that proactive actions by restricting travellers, imposing quarantine, and isolation, and closing our borders is what has saved lives in St. Kitts and Nevis” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We expended nearly $25 million to buttress our health sector, not just for Covid-19 but for the future,” “We, as we are speaking, have already negotiated for brand new cardiac centre to be established at the Joseph N. France Hospital to deal with all the complications of heart care in St. Kitts and Nevis. We have been looking to the future, and we have built out a health sector now that is second to none” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris observed ( about Team ) : “Today as you listen to the world, in relation to COVID-19, you can’t help but feel that St. Kitts and Nevis is a blessed country,” “You can’t help but feel that God has blessed you with a Team Unity Government for such a time like this. If it were not for our Team Unity Government, St. Kitts and Nevis would have buckled under the pressure of COVID-19” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kevin Williams ) : “Kevin Williams is the man for the future,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris noted : “The people of Number 6 have to move forward,” “I am satisfied that in Kevin ‘Ninky’ Williams we have a good man – a strong and a loyal man who will remain grounded with the people of Number 6, and the people of St. Paul’s. Come the 5 th of June, I am counting on you to give me that wonderful pleasant surprise. Give me that surprise – deliver Number Six to the Peoples Labour Party (PLP) and we will take you forward to a better future. Give that surprise to the people” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Kevin ‘Ninky’ Williams represents a new optimistic future for you the young men and young women of St. Paul’s and of St. Christopher Number 6. For all these years you have been faithful to Papa Bradshaw and our entire country is proud of his contribution and of his service on behalf of the people, particularly at a trying time, but Bradshaw is gone” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “There will be conditions, of course, as we continue to seek to protect our people,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I am so happy about this, as churches are crucial to our lives,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris concluded : “The next election will bring certainty to our Federation, preserve our democracy and allow us to continue to deliver a brighter future, creating employment and prosperity, building bigger homes and keeping us safe. Let us stay together and see this through,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, May 22, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The smallest country in the hemisphere took on global, geopolitical importance,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, May 22, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We have also set aside another 135 acres of land from those lands that we redeemed from the land for debt swap for these to be put into food production,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, May 22, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kevin Williams ) : “I have no doubt that Kevin Williams represents your leader of the future when he wins,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, May 22, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “That their government and the broader public sector stood with them and helped them through the difficult times,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, May 22, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “deal with the health imperatives of a new brand of tourism – a new brand of tourism product, which we now have to offer – and to prepare our people, reorienting them…” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, May 9, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Danger still lurks and the war against this global pandemic is far from over or won,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “must be our first response point to our citizens who are located abroad” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris says : "Because we have been managing the country well, we developed a significant financial surplus and we were able therefore to do a stimulus in the region of 120 million dollars , targeted at the victims and set in a framework to get the country back to work soonest," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 24, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris says : "Because we have been managing the country well, we developed a significant financial surplus and we were able therefore to do a stimulus in the region of 120 million dollars , targeted at the victims and set in a framework to get the country back to work soonest," External link

prnewswire Friday, April 24, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Remember, on any day when one zone is active, the other will be locked down,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 18, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Remember, on any day when one zone is active, the other will be locked down,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, April 17, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “What she has given to St. Kitts and Nevis is a very special gift of excellence in service and perseverance in fulfillment of an urgent task, and for that my Cabinet and I and the people of St. Kitts and Nevis would long remember her as one of the best CMOs…we have had in a long while,” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Association ) : “The Evangelical Association, for example, has penned a letter complimenting the Government for its work and giving support to its measures which the government has been forced to adopt to keep their membership, their congregation and the rest of the society safe,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Today, Thursday, 2 April, 2020, I have asked His Excellency, the Governor General, to make further Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Regulations under the State of Emergency now existing in St. Kitts and Nevis. These Regulations will take effect on Friday morning, the 3 April at 6:01 a.m. when the current Regulations enacted on Tuesday, expire. These new (COVID-19) Regulations will be the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (No 3) Regulations, SR&O No 10 of 2020, and will run until Thursday, 9 April at 7 p.m. when the Cabinet of Ministers will determine any new action to be taken,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “As we interrupt human to human transmission we can be more effective in identifying, isolating and caring for patients. The sooner treatment can start the better for all of us,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris stated : “It will climb because we are doing more testing and as a consequence of that we expect to have more results that are positive. It will climb because as a consequence of having confirmed cases, one of the most vigorous efforts has been made to do contact tracing — that is identifying everyone with whom those patients would have come into contact,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Hazel Laws ) : “I want to say how impressed I have been and continue to be with the excellent leadership we have had coming from our front-line officers. And I speak in particular to the dedication, the professionalism, the industry that our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hazel Laws, and her medical support team, Dr. Cameron Wilkinson, Dr. Liddie and all the others have brought to this effort,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “So again, I want to close on a note of recognition of the excellence of the support we have had so far as a country. How fortunate we have been to have had the high quality of professional leadership being exhibited across the relevant line ministries coming and working together in unity to advance St. Kitts and Nevis forward, and to ensure that at the end of it all, St. Kitts and Nevis as a nation will emerge from this war safer, stronger and a healthier nation,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “On the advice of Cabinet, I have asked His Excellency, the Governor General to extend the State of Emergency currently in place to Saturday, 18 th April and to extend Regulations made under the Emergency Powers Act,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In all of the … bad news surrounding the pandemic we can take encouragement by the fact that by pursuing some simple health tips we can, in fact, do much to protect ourselves and to safeguard others,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I want to extend on behalf of the Cabinet and on my own behalf as the prime minister of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis my deepest gratitude to the health workers and the medical professionals for caring for those who have tested positive for COVID-19 and indeed for advising us how to keep ourselves safe,” External link

sunstkitts Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are soon to complete the assessment with respect to the regularization of non-establishment workers with respect to their pensions,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I want to place on record our deep appreciation to all who journeyed with Senator Akilah Byron-Nisbett as we did the house-to-house canvassing, listening to the people of West Basseterre, hearing them and taking notes of their concerns and clearly we are going to action them,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We have good plans to take West Basseterre forward and upward. We have good plans to share the prosperity agenda in West Basseterre, and I want to commend in particular the candidacy of Akilah Byron-Nisbett to the people of West Basseterre,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We saw the best of local entrepreneurs at work. Young people, young women showcasing what they are doing right here in St. Kitts and Nevis — beautiful arts and crafts, homemade purses,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “You knew that the country needed a change—a change in the way things were being done, a change in the order of victimization, a change in unadulterated corruption by the regime that was and you delivered,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We certainly want to do more and we want to ensure whatever is happening in the country, people everywhere benefit from what is taking place,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "It is therefore beholden on me as Bishop of Townsville to act in the best interests of our Mass going population to ensure that we are all playing our part in supporting the health and safety of parishioners and people of the region" External link

qt Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "I will be monitoring the situation on a daily basis and please God we can return to our usual practices when the threat is judged to be non-existent of low," External link

qt Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Swift Navigation is excited to continue our work with Telekom to bring Swift’s precise positioning GNSS expertise to Telekom’s broad customer base,” External link

gpsworld Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Swift Navigation is excited to continue our work with Telekom to bring Swift’s precise positioning GNSS expertise to Telekom’s broad customer base,” External link

directionsmag Monday, March 2, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Today, we were able to see a number of businesses showcase what they are doing. Much of what is happening is unknown and I believe by organizing this the Ministry [of International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs] has succeeded in boosting the awareness and knowledge about the wide range of businesses that are participating,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “I think this is a significant development because we want to create a vibrant country and a vibrant economy, and in that we want people not just to be serving as employees but certainly to get involved in self-employment,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “As we look at our country now, we are number one in a number of important indicators. Our country is growing year after year thanks be to God. Our fiscal house is the strongest in the region, thanks be to God. Rule of Law according to the World Justice Project, we are number one in the OECS ahead of all others and our small country is advancing in modernity in terms of our performance globally with respect to Information and Communication Technologies,” “We have a lot which we certainly can be pleased and for this, we give all the glory to our merciful God” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Number Six ) : “Today we intend to cater for the constituents of Number Seven,” “In our public notice, promotion of this event, we indicated that this was a special session for one-on-one interactions between the parliamentary representative and the constituents of Bellevue to Ottley’s” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I have taken note of them and will try my endeavour best to bring results in those areas, based on the information they have presented, and I think that we can bring some relief,” “I like these sessions — I enjoy doing them because it gives me a kind of a first-hand sense of what is happening; the reality of people’s lives and their living conditions which is helpful in helping us as a government to bring policy prescriptions that matter, and which bring useful assistance to the lives of our people” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Today’s Health and Career Expo, is an exciting opportunity for you to take advantage of the expanding opportunities that are occurring in St. Kitts and Nevis under the watch of the Team Unity Government for your professional development, and for your personal development,” “Today’s expo provides you with many choices to get involved. That is what your Team Unity Government is all about — providing you with the support to get involved to be an active part of our Federation and of course to be all that you can be” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has received support for projects both on Nevis and on St. Kitts,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “Over the last five years, we have faced our share of challenges and difficulties, and we are standing today strong as a team committed to the people of St Kitts and Nevis,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "it is vital at this juncture that we embrace the opportunity to expand our capacities for adaptation to the swiftly changing realities of the technological spheres in which we find ourselves in this 21st century" External link

prnewswire Thursday, February 6, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I was in church when the announcement was made by Pastor Cumberbatch, and I think the entire church and the entire community we are very proud of this accomplishment and we wish him well on the journey,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, February 4, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : "Our Platinum Brand is considered the most attractive and that is demonstrated by the confidence of our clients and agents" External link

prnewswire Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have been adjudged the best in the OECS by independent and prestigious authorities on various indices including Information and Communication Technology Development (ICT),” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “You would have heard of the recent initiative at E-Litigation, offering greater efficiencies and effectiveness in access to our Courts. You will know by now that you can stay at home and in your office and renew your licences with the Inland Revenue Department,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Joseph Parry ) : “My Cabinet colleagues and I take this opportunity to extend best wishes to the Honourable Joseph Parry and convey our sincere respect and gratitude on the occasion of his retirement from active politics. His impact will be felt and appreciated for a very long time,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Joseph Parry ) : “May God see the Honourable Joseph Parry and his loved ones through this period of turmoil and sorrow,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We stand with the Republic of China (Taiwan), an enduring, steadfast and devoted friend to St. Kitts and Nevis and to our own security forces, which have benefitted from Taiwan’s critical support in impactful areas, resulting in capacity building, improved crime-fighting infrastructure and an expanded fleet of patrol vehicles for the Ministry of National Security,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I want to commend the organisers of Sugar Mas 48 for what has been the most well attended National Carnival events,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Members of our security forces have done an excellent job in maintaining the high level of peace that prevailed at all the Sugar Mas 48 events,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, January 10, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We want to thank Permanent Secretary [Osmond] Petty, who has developed what is now the largest youth organization in the country,” “What we were doing really was to ensure that we curtail the involvement of our young people in risky behaviours, disrespectful behaviour and help them to engender a good attitude to law enforcement by working with our community officers and so in our budget we basically have provided for that support” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Mr. Speaker we have brought in experts from the CBD, doing consultancy, and we are attempting right here in our country to get our TVET Council accredited so that they can deliver the right kind of training to our people in St. Kitts and Nevis,” “There is a better way of doing things and it is this better way that we are pursuing at this particular moment in time” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris stated : “The digital economy will present opportunities, especially for our young people, to improve education, healthcare, social services, and the delivery of almost all government services,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The 35.6-megawatt solar energy plant and the 44.2 megawatt-hour battery storage facility will be built on 100 acres of crown land located in the Royal Basseterre Valley National Park utilising a lease agreement,” “The plant will be constructed in close proximity to the SKELEC Power Station to facilitate the cost-effective transfer of energy” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “These are the faces of people you and I know — these are the contractors that have come out of our communities,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “As we look towards building a stronger and safer future for St. Kitts and Nevis, we commit to provide more support for our housing programmes,” “Already, 562 persons have benefited from the First Time Homeowners Programme over the past five years or so of Team Unity. We recognize decent and affordable housing as one of the felt needs of our people, and we will continue to create innovative avenues to fulfil this need. Under this programme, persons who are going to build for the first time will get a full range of concessions that reduces the cost of their construction activity” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This is an area where we will continue to provide the much needed support so that our young persons can be given the opportunity to start new businesses or expand their existing small business. Building on the experience of the Fresh Start Programme, my Government will launch another low-cost financing programme,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The prospects are very good for continued growth and development of our twin island Federation. Such good tidings also bring confidence that we would be able to implement our plans for 2020 without the introduction of new taxes. We would therefore organize and make an extra effort to roll out these plans which are designed to move our country forward,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, December 20, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Now, the people have spoken, entrusting you and your Conservative Party with the country's future,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, December 14, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "Using international economic classification, we recorded a surplus in our recurrent account, an overall surplus and a primary balance surplus. At the end of September 2019 the Federal Government's net fiscal position was significantly better than the budget forecast and the performance of the corresponding period of 2018," External link

prnewswire Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "Four thousand (4,000) persons are receiving their poverty alleviation support. This well needed stipend is helping them with rent, food, and medicine, as well as utility bills," External link

prnewswire Friday, November 22, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kitts Marriott Resort ) : “And the records would show that in January to June 2019, 25,975 jobs were taken up in St. Kitts and Nevis by citizens and residents,” “This is an important data — the largest number of employed persons, the highest level of wages paid in the economy occurred over the last four-plus years. It is a record of our success in managing the economy and giving our people opportunity to participate, lest we take these things for granted” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:23:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kitts Marriott Resort ) : “Everyone who comes to St. Kitts and Nevis can see and feel the difference in the quality of our infrastructure and they hail the government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis for its forward thrust in the social economic life of St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:23:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “For the 5th year in a row, we are having economic growth. The economic growth for 2019, I am advised, will be driven by construction services, the distributive trade, tourism, transportation and communication, financial services and Government action. I am advised that the Transport, Storage and Communications Services Sector contributes about 15 percent to our GDP, and that sector will grow by 5.3 percent in 2019,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, October 9, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “Friday’s signing delivered on my Team Unity Administration’s promise to Lance Corporal Joseph Bergan … and members of the differently abled community that we would get it done for them,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I was pleased to be a part of that historic moment as the signatory on behalf of the people of St. Kitts and Nevis,” “Friday’s signing delivered on my Team Unity Administration’s promise to Lance Corporal Joseph Bergan, the President of the St. Kitts-Nevis Association of Persons with Disabilities and members of the differently abled community that we would get it done for them. And get it done we have! Another promise delivered” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I’m happy for the opportunity that it has provided and this is also for this contractor the largest single project that he has undertaken, so if he delivers on time and in budget this would be the strongest testimonial to his capacity,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “You see this reflected in the upgrade and rehabilitation of the island main road in St. Kitts. Wheelchair-accessible sidewalks have been incorporated in the road upgrade plan. Sidewalks with wheelchair access have also been included in the plan to enhance the South Frigate Bay Area, specifically in the vicinity of the popular Strip,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Under the First-Time Home Mortgage Programme, persons who are building their first home are afforded duty free concessions by the Government and all materials necessary for the construction of their home,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Even after paying off Labour’s IMF debt and with improved fiscal management we were able to pay double salary to public servants and Statutory Corporations in St. Kitts and Nevis in 2016, 2017 and 2018. And I commit to pay again in 2019, God’s willing,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris announcing : “families with children suffering from autism can expect to see, in the next fiscal year, major changes in the State-funded support mechanisms for education, training and treatment of these special children” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kitts Marriott Resort ) : “That is why we will focus on the modernization of the economy and particularly the impact of the digital economy in improving efficiency and effectiveness, production and productivity of St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Homicides are down 43 percent over the period January to September 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. In 2018 we had 22 homicides at this time. This year, homicides have fallen to 12; still too many, but this is a significant drop in homicides and it is a huge relief that is welcomed by all patriotic citizens and well-wishers of our country,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We speak out and we speak loudly because of the existential vulnerabilities that we suffer in the face of this growing threat,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "I want to bid a special welcome to the U.S. Navy ship Comfort and their goodwill mission of delivering healthcare to the citizens and residents of St. Kitts and Nevis," External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, October 8, 2019 9:24:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "I call upon the United Nations to utilize Taiwan's experienced resources and expertise and to enable other developing nations to benefit," External link

globalsecurity Sunday, September 29, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I call upon the United Nations to utilize Taiwan’s experienced resources and expertise, and to enable other developing nations to benefit,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, September 28, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "I call upon the United Nations to utilize Taiwan's experienced resources and expertise and to enable other developing nations to benefit," External link

focustaiwan Saturday, September 28, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “Yet the brunt of climate change is borne by developing nations. Small states such as St. Kitts and Nevis find themselves on the frontline of a war they did not start and do not want. This is unfair and unjust,” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Yesterday Dominica; Today the Bahamas. Every hit is more devastating than that which preceded it! Hurricane Maria passed over Dominica with extreme ferocity, killed 65 persons and wiped out 200 percent of GDP. Hurricane Dorian sat over part of the Bahamas chain and unleashed Armageddon with still unknown dead and incalculable destruction. We extend deepest sympathy to our brothers and sisters in the Bahamas,” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The unfair practice of categorizing countries based on their per capita GDP (gross domestic product) and denying their access to concessionary funding continues to pose a major challenge to our quest to achieve the sustainable development goals and our economic development,” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This special moment is being shared with us by a number of allies, friendly, supportive countries. I want to thank all these our friends, the high representatives of their government and wish that they convey to their principal the heartfelt appreciation of the government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis, that they have made a choice to come to show solidarity and support with our nation,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, September 20, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This year, we celebrate under the theme Unify, Transform, Enrich: Uplifting Communities for Independence 36 — a theme that encapsulates perfectly the ideals and aspirations laid out in the preamble of our Constitution. A theme that focuses on us empowering each other to transform and enrich the communities and Federation of which we are a part,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, September 20, 2019 12:28:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This year we have continued a longstanding tradition of engaging students and teachers through annual visits to schools as part of our Independence Anniversary Celebrations. We urged all students to make the most of the academic opportunities available to them, but also to commit that they will try to unify, try to transform and will enrich St. Kitts and Nevis,” “We conveyed our strong belief of the importance of the theme chosen for this year’s Independence celebrations. These children are our future and they have a huge contribution to make” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, September 19, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added ( about Team ) : “lives are being transformed and enriched in more ways than one under Team Unity” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, September 19, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Independence Day is more than just a time when we celebrate who we are. It is a time when we give God thanks for His blessings, grace, favour and mercy on our young developing Nation. It is a time when we envisage a better and brighter future and it is a time when we dedicate ourselves to building that bright new future,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Every Independence Day we should be gathering as a people who are safer, more prosperous, more united than the year before,” “That is why my government has invested more money on public safety and security. We are encouraged by the very dramatic reduction in gang related homicides, and by the peace and goodwill which abound. We thank our law enforcement officers, the families and various intervention teams for their outreach to the marginalized and vulnerable groups. We support the changes in mindset that have occasioned this significant period of peace and stability” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This year, we embarked upon the largest public sector infrastructure investment in our history. Our people’s lives are being transformed for the better. The perennial problem which faced Caribbean society of poverty was struck a blow when we provided for our households on low-income with a monthly stipend of $500,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I am advised that the members of the police force in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian are very much tired and stressed and perhaps stretched too in the circumstances with which we could well relate to,” “Yesterday afternoon, the Cabinet approved the participation…of St. Kitts and Nevis under the banner of the RSS. Our officers are expected to depart around the 20th September 2019 via Barbados from whence they will be transported by the Canadian Military Air Plane to the Commonwealth of Bahamas for duty” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “As we consider our future and plan the way ahead, we should never forget our past. The sacrifices which were made by our forebears in the struggle against slavery, colonialism and racial discrimination are important in understanding who we are today,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, September 16, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Their passion and work on behalf of our people serve as the benchmark for all who seek office in St. Kitts and Nevis and light the way to delivering freedom, justice and welfare to the wonderful people of our islands,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, September 16, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I was happy that when we looked at the Diaspora in terms of finding someone who we think can come and deliver an inspiring message, someone who we think was passionate [and] had good hopes for the country, we were able among the shortlist to identify him and immediately I thought that this would be a fantastic choice — not just because CPL is being played and he is a cricketer — but because through our interactions from time to time I know that this was a son of the soil who is extremely interested in seeing St. Kitts and Nevis go right,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, September 13, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The first stop we made was at the Cayon Primary School, and right there they have already made provision for the fifth form of the Cayon High School to use a part of the facilities there, and the head teachers and education officials have organized it so nicely that everybody is comfortable,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris reminded : “By remembering you, Pastor [Lincoln] Hazell and the church and all who are committed towards nation building begin to recognize that those who are cutting the grass, that those who are cleaning, that those who are doing all manner of things in the nature of environmental health they are just as important as any of us,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Health is critically important, and at the broad end of the development of the country the health of every individual and the health of all of us contributes to nation building. If people are sick, they can’t work or they can’t work well, they can’t contribute to the development in the country and that is why our government has been investing so much in healthcare delivery in St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are pleased to join the ecosystem of Arm technology partners to deliver precise positioning solutions to its automotive and autonomous vehicle customers,” External link

gpsworld Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "We are pleased to join the ecosystem of Arm technology partners to deliver precise positioning solutions to its automotive and autonomous vehicle customers," External link

finanznachrichten-en Monday, September 9, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “So we could well understand when the Prime Minister of Bahamas, the Hon. Hubert Minnis indicated that this really was a historic tragedy,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, September 6, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The Bill is intended to attend to two matters: firstly, to ensure that St. Kitts and Nevis addresses the recommendations that were made by the Global Forum with respect to tax transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes and, secondly to address the requirement that safeguards are put in place in relation to certain aspects of the exempt companies’ regime,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, September 5, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “So we could well understand when the Prime Minister of Bahamas, the Hon. Hubert Minnis, indicated that this really was a historic tragedy,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, September 4, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The government and people of St Kitts and Nevis have the people of the Bahamas firmly in our thoughts and prayers during their time of greatest need, and we stand in solidarity with them as they try to cope with loss of life and property in the aftermath,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Despite these significant successes, none of us should lay down our guard,” “For our part, our government will continue to beef up our security through implementation of CCTV programmes, expansion of our forensic services, [and] adequate provisioning for law enforcement, training, etc” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 15, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It is instructive that gang members volunteered to give up their weapons as a sign of their commitment to peace. This is a very good move. And we encouraged them to bring forward all guns in their possession,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, August 15, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We aim to create a well-adjusted society where all feel a part and are constructively prepared and engaged to do positive things in support of nation-building. We hope over time, the sooner the better, that gang culture and all the negative attendants will become elements of the past,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, August 15, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It is instructive that gang members volunteered to give up their weapons as a sign of their commitment to peace. This is a very good move. And we encouraged them to bring forward all guns in their possession,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 14, 2019 8:58:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We aim to create a well-adjusted society where all feel a part and are constructively prepared and engaged to do positive things in support of nation building. We hope overtime, the sooner the better, that gang culture and all the negative attendants will become elements of the past,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 14, 2019 8:58:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Like the bright and dancing flame of a vibrant candle blown out by a sudden draught of wind, many young and middle-aged lives are snuffed out, leaving us bereft of their light and love that are gone too soon because of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs),” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Physical activity, we have to get more people walking, jogging, cycling, climbing mountain and hills and swimming. Physical activity becomes critical as a life saver and it’s critical to our wellness and so we want to encourage as many of you who can, to basically become more involved, get on the move, and that can in fact care your health,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, August 13, 2019 1:03:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We are very happy about today’s turnout. We had a large, energetic response to the request for people to begin to get on the move, for people to engage in more physical activities of their choosing, for people to begin to eat healthier and for people to do their check-ups,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, August 12, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis salute you on this landmark achievement, as you continue to blaze the trail in pursuit of true sustainable development, and punch above your weight in our region and further afield,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Subject to Subsection (1), a person may apply to the minister, through the council, for a licence to cultivate cannabis for personal use, and shall be guided by Regulations made under this Act,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “The establishment of a modern industry requires a lot of work and preparation and especially one which has, to date, been part and parcel of deeply held ideas regarding its use, its legitimacy, and even its legality, A lot of work still remains to be done,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The establishment of a modern industry requires a lot of work and preparation and especially one which has to date been part and parcel of deeply held ideas regarding its use, its legitimacy, and even its legality a lot of work still remains to be done,” External link

caribbean360 Friday, August 2, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “has been involved with the government of St Vincent and the Grenadines with their cannabis legislation and industry and he has done work in Africa in relation to this, so he comes to the committee already prepared and knowledgeable with regard to this particular activity” External link

caribbean360 Friday, August 2, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It requires people versed in ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies),” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have carefully sought to build out the Force capacity to serve and protect the people of St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris noted : “St Kitts and Nevis, under the discredited former regime, chalked up a debt which was the second worse in the world,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, July 5, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris clarified : “the reduction in the debt-to-GDP ratio since December 2018 was attributed to the reduction in the debt stock by $67.6 million by March 2019 with projected growth in economic activities for the year 2019” External link

sunstkitts Friday, July 5, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Colleagues, the deteriorating situation in our member state, Haiti, is of great concern,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, July 5, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The continuing violence causing loss of life and property must cease, and dialogue must begin in order to arrive at a solution to this cycle of instability,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, July 5, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Colleagues, the deteriorating situation in our member state, Haiti, is of great concern,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 5, 2019 8:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The continuing violence causing loss of life and property must cease, and dialogue must begin in order to arrive at a solution to this cycle of instability,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 5, 2019 8:26:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Colleagues, the deteriorating situation in our Member State, Haiti, is of great concern,” External link

haitian-truth Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Colleagues, the deteriorating situation in our Member State Haiti is of great concern,” External link

thedailyherald Thursday, July 4, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris clarified : "the reduction in the debt-to-GDP ratio since December 2018 was attributed to the reduction in the debt stock by $67.6 million by March 2019 with projected growth in economic activities for the year 2019" External link

finanznachrichten-en Thursday, July 4, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Venezuela is our neighbour, and our member states are being affected by the crisis. For us, this is not a geopolitical game of chess. It is a situation creating hardships for millions of people right on our doorstep, fostering instability in our already fragile economies and exacerbating criminal activity,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, July 4, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "Venezuela is our neighbour, and our member states are being affected by the crisis. For us, this is not a geopolitical game of chess. It is a situation creating hardships for millions of people right on our doorstep, fostering instability in our already fragile economies and exacerbating criminal activity," External link

haberler-en Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It also is now quite clear that our principled stance, enunciated from the outset, and our approach are now being accepted by other parties,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “We must make clear that Caricom plays a role of honest broker. All stakes are high. The undermining of the Caribbean as a zone of peace; disruption of tourism and trade; uncontrolled migration with risks to health, and socio-economic problems in member states, compounded by illegal trade in arms, cannot be whisked away,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I wish on behalf of the government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis to extend heartfelt congratulations to you and the wonderful people of Saint Lucia, as you celebrate 39 years of nationhood!” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “You, the young people here, are our today and our future and we want the best future,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This is one of the youth groups [that] has been set up by the Ministry of National Security as part of our efforts to create kinder, more friendly and safer communities,” “We want to start with the young people. So everything starts with you, the young ones. So, I say thank you for being a part of that group [and] I want to encourage even more of you to be part of that group,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris wrote : “One link between climate and NCDs is the excessively large number of deaths among people with NCDs in the weeks and months after a large storm, given the disruption to services and reduced availability of medicines. Another link is food and nutrition security. We are witnessing the erosion of agriculture as more frequent storms, drought episodes and damage to coral reefs undermine food and nutrition security in SIDS. This leads to more consumption of cheap, low-quality imported food, leading to obesity and attendant NCDs,” External link

thedailyherald Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “My Government is satisfied that the significant reforms, which have been made to the CBI programme since our coming to office, our high level of cooperation with our international partners, and the excellent quality of our due diligence have transformed our programme into an international leader amongst all programmes. We regret that our predecessors had not exercised the proper due care and attention. We inherited serious problems in 2015, but we have since consecrated that history and we now have the best CBI programme in the world. We are open, transparent and democratic, and our programme provides the global platinum standard for its safety and security,” “Our due diligence is one of the best. It is multi-layered and multifaceted, using international firms and agencies” External link

caribbean360 Monday, June 17, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The instances which they quoted were instances related to a regime which had long passed,” External link

caribbean360 Monday, June 17, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It is not a good reflection of the reliability and seriousness of members of the European Parliament that they should seek punitive action against any entity without giving the accused the benefit of due process and natural justice and without regard for the consequences of their ill-informed letter, not just for the viability of the CBI programme of St Kitts and Nevis but also for the wider Caribbean. We therefore call on those two MPs…to recall their letters and to apologize to our people,” External link

caribbean360 Monday, June 17, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We hope that... his writings will help to provide thoughts that we, as young politicians still learning, will better understand the dynamics of political life, how to hone our own space and to create better legacies for our people —not just in our member states — but in the Caribbean region,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, June 15, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris told : “We will invite the private sector to hire them; we will say to people in our communities 'give them a chance to rehabilitate, give them a chance to earn their living because if you continue to punish them, having served the time, then you are restricting their options to be on the good and peaceful path,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, May 31, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It is not a good reflection of the reliability and seriousness of members of the European Parliament, that they should seek punitive action against any entity without giving the accused the benefit of due process and natural justice and without regard for the consequences of their ill-informed letter not just for the viability of our programme but also for the wider Caribbean,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Edward Seaga ) : “Notably, Prime Minister Seaga’s assumption of the chairmanship of CARICOM ushered in a dynamic era characterized by an increased momentum for regional integration,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “The practice has a harmful effect on commercial trading activity that disrupts the flow of payments for services rendered. What was once an overnight bank-wire transfer of funds from the US is now taking as many as three months, or more, for delivery,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, May 26, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Today, I take time out to join with you in celebrating and honouring our Nation’s Mothers and, indeed, every Mother around the world who deserve the highest homage for their indispensable contribution in creating and nurturing life – by far the most precious gift that one can give,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “So, on behalf of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis, I thank and recognise all of our Federation’s Moms and Mother Figures who provide children with a loving and supportive environment, thereby empowering them to become the leaders of tomorrow and the best citizens they can be,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It bears reiterating that there is a need for a de-escalation of the tensions in Venezuela – a coordinated and extraordinary humanitarian response through the mechanism of the United Nations, dialogue between the contending parties in Venezuela, commitment to a peaceful resolution of the Venezuelan crisis, and outcomes determined by and for the people of Venezuela,” External link

caribbean360 Monday, May 13, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “In the wake of investigations surrounding the now-shuttered political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica and its parent company SCL Elections Ltd, and revelations about their involvement in the Caribbean, journalists and their audience ought to be wary about being sent down a rabbit hole of disinformation, particularly during election campaigns,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Here in St. Kitts and Nevis, my Administration and I take our responsibility to inform the public very seriously. The Government frequently shares important information with the press and public, providing an open environment in which they can present and debate effectively the issues and concerns that matter most to voters – and to the future of this great country – and also assess the performance of their elected representatives,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We still have a long journey to travel but we must take time to commend all citizens and residents and law enforcement officers for their contribution to the improvement in law and order in St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We commend these efforts at reconciliation and togetherness. More is always achieved when people work in unity for national good. This peace initiative is spreading to Nevis and can in time become a model for the region,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This is about empowering our people. When we begin to look at the other add-on port facilities that will be here – the provision that will be made for taxis and the provisions that will be made for new business persons to have a space and to participate – we are talking about an enlargement of the economic opportunities and freedoms within St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “Joseph O’Flaherty was highly involved in a wide range of civil society activities and was particularly devoted to advancing labour-management relations and protecting the working class through consultation and negotiation,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “Remarkably, our Federation has recorded the largest numbers of jobs, workers and social security contributors, the most business licenses issued in a year and the highest annual Wage Bill within the first four years of my Team Unity Administration,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are told that some persons are assuring the foreign interests of preferential treatment to international plunderers, in return for underhanded funding for their ambitious pursuits. Misguided local operatives are promising land giveaways of up to 300 acres to their friends and associates,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I also advise our citizens to be watchful and wary of any of persons who are seeking to consort with international operatives to rob us of our patrimony,” External link

sunstkitts Monday, May 13, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have also found comfort in a mechanism [the Montevideo Mechanism] that would assist us in working within the broad frame of the five principles that I have outlined, which says we have to engage in dialogue as we are now doing. From the dialogue, we should have a framework of negotiation; those negotiations should lead to commitments on both sides,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, May 10, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We want to aid in an expedited way because last week's events indicated that we have to move with more expedition,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, May 10, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This is an exciting time of growth for Swift Navigation and this new office highlights the success of our ever growing network of both team members and GNSS connectivity,” External link

4-traders Wednesday, May 8, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We have also found comfort in a mechanism [the Montevideo Mechanism] that would assist us in working within the broad frame of the five principles that I have outlined, which says we have to engage in dialogue as we are now doing. From the dialogue, we should have a framework of negotiation; those negotiations should lead to commitments on both sides,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 8, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “We want to aid in an expedited way because last week's events indicated that we have to move with more expedition,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 8, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “I appeal for calm and peace,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “My colleague Heads of Government and I are collectively charged with ensuring the continued security and stability of our beloved Caribbean region,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “That is why, for example, in the aftermath of the hurricanes of 2017 when many farms were disrupted and disorganized, we instituted a response mechanism [where we] made hundreds of thousands of dollars available to the farmers and made that available to them for inputs so that they could restart early, take up the pieces again and do what they have done successfully – feed the nation of St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, April 26, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Team ) : “Over two hundred farmers benefited from grant financing. It was last December…that we gathered here and there was the distribution of cheques to farmers on the island of St. Kitts and on the island of Nevis. In other words, the government is prepared to put its money where its mouth is. We don’t just talk the talk, we walk the walk and we back the walk with dollars and cents, and that’s the kind of support you will continue to get under a Team Unity administration,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, April 26, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kitts Marriott Resort ) : “We brought you here because we want you to appreciate that you are special and that you are important to us and we appreciate your potential to contribute to the continuing peace and prosperity of St. Kitts and Nevis,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Kitts Marriott Resort ) : “We are glad that you have come and we are glad that from all that we have seen you are getting acclimatized and you are getting acculturated in the ways of St. Kitts and Nevis,” “So from the bottom of my heart I say thank you for wanting to serve in an area that is important to the continuing growth and development of the country” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We hope that in the not-so-distant future, Taiwan could truly and reasonably participate in international affairs,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, April 16, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “All genuine cases of damage by hurricane will be dealt with, and will be dealt with before June [2019],” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, April 7, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “We are grateful for those of you who have been to each and every one of the four town halls we have had so far. These town hall meetings are about you. They reflect the fact that as a government we value your input and we take delight in your consultations with us. Your views and your expectations matter; they are important to us and that is why we have been coming so often to have the conversation with you,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, April 2, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “So, I look beyond the dreary clouds of sadness that death hangs over us. I bring to mind her deep spirituality and I see this elegant lady smiling down on us, beseeching us to go live life to the maximum and to be the best we can be,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, April 2, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : "It is a hallmark of our government that where we can, we have welcomed and encouraged our local contractors to participate in the public sector infrastructure development," External link

finanznachrichten-en Friday, March 15, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “This move by the Central Bank will undoubtedly transform the financial space within the ECCU sub-region, while at the same time enhance economic growth. More importantly, I believe the introduction of a secure digital currency will redound to the overall benefit of the ordinary citizens of the currency union,” External link

tv6tnt Wednesday, March 13, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris explained : “access to funding has been identified repeatedly as one of the main challenges to small businesses” External link

businesswire Monday, March 11, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said : “It has been a very long but extremely productive day,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, March 8, 2019 12:23:00 AM EAT

Timothy Harris said ( about Prisons Services ) : “These past and present Her Majesty’s Prison staff members have demonstrated over the years, professionalism and excellence in a number of ways,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, March 6, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Timothy Harris added : “Moreover, Julius also puts his skills as a lay preacher in the Methodist Church to effective use in my office,” “Every day he leads me in prayer before I settle in to work, and on two occasions he has also prayed at the start of our Cabinet. His applications for continued guidance and wisdom, and those quiet moments of communion have been a source of strength and positivity for me” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, March 6, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister41.48%EN10/07/201707/10/2017
prime minister40.74%EN10/07/201707/10/2017
president0.74%EN09/12/201712/09/2017
prime minister of saint kitts and nevis1.48%EN06/22/201722/06/2017
minister of saint kitts and nevis1.11%EN06/22/201722/06/2017
premier1.11%EN04/08/201708/04/2017
leader1.11%EN04/01/201701/04/2017
chairman1.11%EN03/07/201707/03/2017
minister of health2.22%EN12/19/201619/12/2016
élu0.37%FR11/12/201612/11/2016
président élu0.37%FR11/12/201612/11/2016
ministre1.11%FR09/26/201626/09/2016
foreign minister0.74%EN09/15/201615/09/2016
former foreign minister0.37%EN09/15/201615/09/2016
unity government leader1.11%EN09/03/201603/09/2016
health minister0.74%EN06/29/201629/06/2016
economist2.96%EN02/18/201518/02/2015
senior minister1.11%EN09/17/201317/09/2013
Names Lang Count
Timothy HarrisEN92.10%
Timothy HarrisPT5.68%
Timothy HarrisES1.23%
Timothy HarrisFR0.99%


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Denzil L Douglas told ( about Timothy Harris ) : “We also want to make it clear, that there were really no serious observers during the elections, they did not want any international election observers to monitor the elections, because Harris told them [OAS and Commonwealth] observers that if they came they would have to be quarantined for 14 days and by that time the elections would have been long gone,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, June 28, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Denzil Douglas said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “Please facilitate a debate between myself and Prime Minister Harris. Please, I want you to organise that. Organise it,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Denzil Douglas told ( about Timothy Harris ) : “And so today we call on the expired government of Timothy Harris, call the general elections now, do not delay one minute more,” External link

antiguaobserver Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Dale said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “I would also like to thank the Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris for gracing us with his presence this afternoon,” External link

sunstkitts Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Anil Srivastava said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “We want to thank Prime Minister Timothy Harris, Public Infrastructure Minister Liburd, the Government of Saint Kitts and Nevis, and the SKELEC board and executive team for their tremendous vision, cooperation and efforts in support of this exciting project” External link

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Denzil Douglas said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “I am not surprised that Harris would want to lay claim to the reduction of the National Debt for honestly what can he lay claim to after four years. The truth be told he was never a strategic thinker. Investors complain to me that he turns them off because of his classless behaviour,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, July 5, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Denzil Douglas added ( about Timothy Harris ) : “The situation was compounded and then there was the financial crisis that Small Developing States had to endure. During those difficult times we still had to provide our people with a decent standard of living which we did. So yes, the country’s debt to GDP increased of which Harris was an active participant,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, July 5, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

James Hospedales said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “It was very important getting Prime Minister Harris’ support, which showed that a leader of a country is taking the threat of NCDs seriously enough and has made the connection between non-communicable diseases, which Defeat-NCD is trying to tackle, and climate change. And I must say that the prime minister did a very good job at that,” External link

thedailyherald Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Alki David said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “This was his medication for bipolar. He was talking to Prime Minister Harris when he was suddenly arrested. He is going into his second night behind bars,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, May 15, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Tsai Ing-wen said ( about Timothy Harris ) : “Since Prime Minister Harris took office, our bilateral cooperation and exchanges in all areas have become closer and closer, and we have racked up a number of impressive accomplishments along the way,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT