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Monday, January 18, 2021

St. Kitts & Nevis celebrate 37 Years of Independence


St. Kitts and Nevis today Saturday 19 September, celebrates 37 years of independence from the United Kingdom. 

The country, as the Federation of St Christopher and Nevis, had internal self-government from 1976, and achieved independence on 19 September 1983, choosing to remain a constitutional monarchy with Queen Elizabeth II as head of state.

The theme for this year’s celebrations is Resilience, Innovation and Security for Independence 2020.

Due to COVID-19, many of the usual flagship events have been cancelled while other significant activities have been scaled back. However, there will be a series of events that will take place virtually to commemorate the celebrations that will run into October.

Happy Independence to all Kittians & Nevisians worldwide!