St Kitts and Nevis: PM Timothy Harris continue to make new policies to fight back COVID-19 crisis

St Kitts and Nevis is flourishing under the leadership of Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris in all sectors. The strategies and plans tabled by the PM Harris led administration helped the twin-island Federation to recover from the COVID-19 impacts.

His guidance during the tough times of the coronavirus pandemic resulted in curbing the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, which assisted the twin-island Federation in getting back on track, seeing a decline in the daily infections.

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The economy is reviving at a good pace under the exceptional leadership of Prime Minister Harris. As the tourism sector has been reopened by the government, hundreds of people have received employment.

The cruise ships have also returned back to the twin-island Federation, inducing back job opportunities for the citizens of St Kitts and Nevis, such as – taxi drivers, tour operations, local vendors, and other artists.

St Kitts and Nevis has now become the safest place for international travellers even during the times of the pandemic, and this has only been possible by the exceptional leadership of the PM Harris.

PM Harris administration has handled this deadliest COVID-19 outbreak exceptionally well.

As the situation is getting back to normalcy in St Kitts and Nevis, the government, along with NEOC, has granted permission to St Kitts and Nevis National Carnival Committee to welcome back live audiences to the various shows, competitions, and other events, which are scheduled as part of the celebrations for National Carnival’s 50th anniversary.

The event will take place under strict COVID-19 protocols and guidelines to make sure that every single individual attending or participating are safe.

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Several international and national airlines, including – American Airlines, British Airways, Caribe Air Charters, LIAT, Sky High, have restarted their flight service to the twin-island Federation. Under PM Harris’ rule, the crime rate has also seen a drop.

The plans and policies of the PM Harris administration show that it keeps the safety, wellness, development of the general public as their priority.

Recently, appreciating the efforts and strategies implemented by Prime Minister – Dr Timothy Harris, PAHO, stated that the twin-island Federation has a high COVID-19 vaccination rate in the Caribbean region.

Apart from this, the agriculture and Fisheries sub-sectors have displayed a great rise in the output.

The government is working tirelessly and with utmost dedication to transform a new St Kitts and Nevis, with the motive to enhance the standard of living of the people.

 

Besides this, to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, the previous year, a ‘stimulus package’ was introduced by the government, which costs – $120 million.

A Poverty Alleviation Programme (PAP) was also enacted by the PM Harris administration that aimed to provide low-income households with a monthly allowance of $500. This programme has also supported an additional 940 individuals who had lost income due to the COVID pandemic.

The policies and plans implemented by the PM Harris administration, in terms of the COVID-19 handling, has given the smallest island of the Western Hemisphere worldwide recognition. PM Harris says that his government will always keep the general public as their priority.

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