Photo Caption: SKN PULSE MEDIA collage of Nevis’ Independence awardees.
By: Tito Chapman
Scores of Nevisians turned out to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of Independence at the Elquemedo Willett Park this morning, (Wednesday 19th September, 2019. In a show of true patriotism, patrons braved the weather and armed/unarmed bodies stood resolute as they placed country above self even with a light down pour of rain.
Photo Caption: St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force doing their drill on parade day, (Feu-de-Joie).
Uniformed bodies were applauded as they paraded pass the players’ pavilion, which housed the island’s dignitaries including Deputy Governor General Her Honour Mrs. Hyleta Liburd, President of the Nevis Island Assembly Mr. Farrell Smithen, Premier of Nevis the Honourable Mark Brantley and Resident Judge, Justice Lorraine Williams.
The annual ceremony included the usual awards segment. Nation builders in the field of construction, business, health, entertainment, recreation-sports and the Marine industry were presented with awards.
The awardees were:
Urban Jones and Ralph Ottley
D. Allister Parris
Photo Caption: Premier Brantley giving his first Independence Address as Premier of Nevis
Premier Brantley giving his first Independence address said:
The official ceremony ended with three cheers to the nation and the Departure of the Governor General, Premier Brantley & his wife and Justice Williams.