Prime Minister Denzil Douglas of Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Progress on law and order was slow, but by 2004 Douglas had succeeded in re-establishing St.
Kitts and Nevis, Denzil Llewellyn Douglas was educated in local schools before attending the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago, where he graduated with a BSc in surgery in 1977 and a degree in medicine in 1984.
In the aftermath of the defeat Douglas took over the leadership of the party and became the official leader of the opposition in the assembly.
The SKNLP won seven of the 11 elected seats, including Simmondss own, and Douglas was sworn in as prime minister on July 4 with a mandate to reform the police, resolve the countrys problems with money laundering and drug smuggling, improve the agricultural economy, and boost tourism.
Tourism and foreign investment also improved and while the economy continued to struggle, in the run-up to the 2004 election Douglas was able to to point to a brand-new 600-room Marriott hotel as evidence that foreign investors and tourists were returning to the islands after a series of setbacks, including hurricanes, drought, and the World Trade Center attacks of 2001.
Douglas has also shown considerable political skill in negotiating with countries outside the region to garner assistance and investment, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Norway, and Japan.
In particular Douglas has campaigned strongly to address the threat of HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean region, leading the effort to develop locally-produced generic anti-retroviral drugs, to provide benefits for those affected by the disease, and to promote public health campaigns.
Douglas has said that he does not believe Neviss economy is self-sustaining, but many Nevisians disagree.
After over a decade in power, in 2004 Douglas remained a popular and respected leader both at home and in the many regional and international organizations in which he has represented his country.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CUOPM): St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas said Thursday that in spite of the global upheavals that make the news.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, August 18, 2008 - St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas says the economy of the twin-island federation continues to grow.
Douglas is an outstanding example of transparency in government and true democracy in action.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CUOPM): Prime Minister Denzil Douglas has taken action to deal with gang violence in St Kitts and Nevis.
Kitts - Prime Minister Denzil Douglas says last months hanging of a convicted murder was done solemnly and after quite a bit of soul.
Douglas has called on residents to commit to do something that can alleviate this.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CUOPM): St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Denzil Douglas says his ruling Labour Party continues to proper the.
Prime Minister Douglas was the Guest Speaker at the Ball, jointly organised by the High Commission in London and several national.
Douglas said Wednesday that since the opening of Marriott’s St.
Douglas has no moral authority to condemn violence in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis and we dare say once he is at the helm things will get worse.
That is where hard headed, greedy, Denzil Douglas has got many of US, still surviving in St Kitts.
Yet, Douglas is borrowing an additional fifty million dollars of OUR money from the Social Security to build more unprofitable houses, placing additional pressure on the same Social Security.
Douglas says that for people from the Caribbean, Africa, Latin America and the United States of America, the abolition of the trans-Atlantic Slave Trade two hundred years ago signalled the end of the barbaric and horrendous practice of the legal trafficking in human cargo.
Speaking on behalf of the CARICOM Community, Prime Minister Douglas said it was not only the CARICOM region where this inhumane practice occurred and was eventually abolished.
Prime Minister Denzil Douglas is the head of government for Saint Kitts and Nevis.
University of the West Indies in New York.
States, especially as he leads the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Denzil Llewellyn Douglas was sworn in as the Second Prime Minister of the Federation of St.
Douglas is also Minister of Finance, Information, Technology and Sustainable Development, Tourism, Sports and Culture.
For this distinguished and unblemished record of service to humanity and for his leadership and tireless, progressive contributions to his country and to the entire Caribbean Community, Prime Minister Douglas was presented in November 2005 with a plaque by prominent United States Congressman, the Hon.
Douglas has warned Nevis may not be able to sustain itself if it were independent.
Denzil Douglas expressed concern about the number of home owners who still have not had repairs done to their hurricane damaged homes in St.
At the ceremony, Prime Minister Douglas said his Government is committed to the strengthening of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA.
Douglas has a message for nationals of the twin-island Federation living in the diaspora.
Douglas has been commended by a prominent black United States Congressman for his “distinguished and unblemished record of service to humanity and for his leadership” nationally, regionally and internationally.
Douglas is serving as head of Government in St.
Congressman Rangel said that Prime Minister Douglas has led St.
Douglas said it was a distinct honour to take the office for a third time as the Prime Minister of the Federation of St.
Douglas has been telling the people of the twin-island Federation what his new look-Cabinet will be like.
Douglas said he has been hard at work over the past three days, structuring the new government of the St.
Douglas took the opportunity to again congratulate the successful candidate for the opposition party in St.
Douglas said the Party’s interactions with the public, including the use of scientific data, suggested that the number one concern of residents of St.
Douglas said that as the preservation of law and order is a source of major concern to citizens, residents and visitors alike, he proposed in the new term to create a Ministry of National Security and Justice.
Douglas said he sees the need for a streamlining of business-related ministries and persons wanting to do business in St.
Douglas said he was keen to get the country settled and refocused on the issues of nation building.
Douglas has congratulated Chief Minister the Hon.
Please accept my warmest personal congratulations and those of my Government on the occasion of your Party’s decisive victory at the Polls last Monday, Prime Minister Douglas said in his message dated February 23.
He observed that “through his work with the Pan-Caribbean Partnership (PANCAP), where he is the current Chair, Prime Minister Denzil Douglas has helped to negotiate significant reductions in the cost of treatment for HIV and AIDS sufferers.
so let's move on," Douglas believes the matter can't end there.
In a ten-minute address delivered on behalf of the Caricom region to a special United Nations (UN) session of the UN General Assembly that was held to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, Douglas said an apology and reparations were on the region's agenda.
A record 23 people were killed in the twin-island republic last year and Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas said that he hoped that last month's resumption of hangings would act as a deterrent to others.
now look forward to the commencement of (the) direct flight from Gatwick-London," Prime Minister Denzil Douglas said earlier this week, as he said his ruling Labour Party would continue to push the twin-island federation as a high-end luxury destination which will provide higher wages for its local population.
After last week's execution, the St Kitts Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas said he found no comfort in carrying out the death sentence which the court imposed on the convict, but said he hoped it would act as a deterrent to others.
certain that there is a deterrent among our people in taking another man's life," Prime Minister Denzil Douglas said as he announced the hanging to the National Assembly.
Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas is today convening a national consultation on crime as his government seeks to deal with the scourge in the twin-island federation.
A top Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) official has provided the St Kitts and Nevis government with a comprehensive report on crime that Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas said will form part of the foundation for a national plan to fight the scourge.
Chairman of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), Prime Minister, Dr.
Denzil Douglas is leading a delegation of the Bureau of Heads of government to Haiti today.
Douglas said Tuesday that the electoral reform process which began in August 2006 has resulted in the removal of 15,000 names from the voters list which previously contained 38,000 names in a country with a population of 44,000.
Douglas said on the ZIZ Radio programme Ask the PM on Tuesday morning.
Denzil Douglas has reshuffled his Cabinet, taking on responsibility for National Security as his administration places high priority on law and order.
Denzil Douglas has reshuffled his Cabinet following the resignation of his National Security, Immigration and Labour Minister Dwyer Astaphan.
In a 20-minute radio and television broadcast on Friday, Douglas said that he had taken on the responsibility for national security as his administration places high priority on law and order.
Douglas said it was not so much about a terrorist threat where Haiti was concerned.
Having provided reasons for visa requirements for Haiti, Douglas said that the situation with Cuba was unfortunate.
Douglas said that theirs would be mainly a speedy documentation processing procedure and the regular fees would be waived.
Kitts, CMC- Prime Minister Denzil Douglas says while his government takes no comfort in Fridays execution of convicted murderer Charles Laplace, it is hopeful that it will serve as deterrent to criminals.
Saint Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Denzil Douglas expressed his gratitude for Cuban solidarity in the training of young persons from his country in nursing.
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