MEDIA RELEASES


OTI to re-open as four-star boutique hotel in March 2015
Posted: December 23, 2014

St. Kitts’ Ocean Terrace Inn (OTI) is on schedule to re-open on March 1 2015. According to Travelmole, the property, which dates back to 1969, will re-open as a four-star boutique hotel following an 11-month refurbishment.

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SIDF highlights role in Kittitian Hill, PM Douglas saluted for visionary leadership and social conscience in transformation of the landscape
Posted: July 15, 2014

Chairperson of the Sugar Industry Development Foundation (SIDF), Dr. Hermia Morton-Anthony said the foundation has played a...

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Nevis Administration gets SIDF assistance for jointly funded CDB Water Enhancement project
Posted: June 30, 2014

The EC$29.6million Nevis Water Supply Enhancement Project jointly funded by the Caribbean Development Bank and the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) got injection of a EC$2.5million grant...

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PM Douglas says government committed to bringing changes to its Citizenship By Investment programme
Posted: May 23, 2014

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Right Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas said his government remains committed to working with regional and ...

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Nevis Administration throws full support behind SIDF funded project; participant agrees programme will benefit Nevis
Posted: January 12, 2013

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Trade on Nevis Mr. Dwight Morton underscored the importance of the Small Entrepreneur and Enterprise Development (SEED) programme to Nevis...

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SEED boot camp participants grateful for program implementation
Posted: January 10, 2013

For many, the Sugar Industry Diversification Fund (SIDF) sponsored Small Entrepreneur, Enterprise Development (SEED) program is a dream come true, and for some, it is a commendable initiative. The chosen 14 and would be...

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SIDF TO OUR ECONOMIC RESCUE!
Posted: July 31, 2012

Citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis now have the opportunity to apply for a residential loan up to EC$500,000.00 at a fixed annual interest rate of 5%. The offer was made possible through Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF), via the Fund for the Realization of Economic Empowerment through Subsidized...

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Hundreds Attend SIDF’ FREESH Expo
Posted: July 31, 2012

Hundreds of existing and prospective homeowners turned up to Tuesday’s launch of the SIDF’s latest housing assistance scheme, FREESH. The Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation held an exposition at the St. Kitts Marriott yesterday (July 24) to introduce its Fund for the Realization of Economic Empowerment through...

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Citizenship by Investment Unit receives nearly 300 applications annually
Posted: May 08, 2012

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MAY 28TH 2012 (CUOPM) – The Citizenship by Investment Unit receives approximately 300 applications per year collects nearly EC$60 million in processing fees...

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SIDF audited accounts to be made public says PM Douglas
Posted: January 02, 2012

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JANUARY 2ND 2012 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis has requested the independent Board of Governors of the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) to make available the audited accounts of the Foundation for public...

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SIDF. Development Bank Offering Interest Free Loans To Support Food Production
Posted: January 26, 2011

St. Kitts (March 15, 2010) Peter Ngunjiri — Persons desirous of setting up businesses that will improve the food production capacity of the Federation stand to access interest free loans of up to EC$25,000 being offered by the Development Bank of...

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SIDF pumps EC$22 million in four projects including 113-acre Cappisterre Farm in the foothills of Belmont Estate
Posted: November 11, 2010

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, NOVEMBER 11TH 2010 (CUOPM) – The Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) has committed approximately EC$22 million assist former workers in the sugar...

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SIDF Contributes 100K For Heritage Preservation
Posted: October 22, 2010

The St. Kitts Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) on Tuesday made a $100,000 bequest to the St. Christopher National Trust. SIDF Chairman Terrence Crossman, SIDF Secretary Michael Martin and National Trust Chairman S. W. Tapley Seaton...

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Government Strengthens Regulation of the Citizenship-by-Investment Program and Introduces New Option
Posted: November 20, 2006

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has announced a series of measures aimed at strengthening the already tight regulatory mechanisms currently in place in respect of its Citizenship by...

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Government Establishes Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation – New Option under the Citizenship-by-Investment Program
Posted: October 10, 2006

The Ministry of Finance of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has launched a new initiative with a view to generating additional resources to assist in improving the welfare of the displaced...

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