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Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 10, 2014 (SKNIS): The National Archives of St. Kitts has commenced 2014 by providing...

MEMORY, CONSERVATION, ACCESS UNESCO Memory of the World Register 7 new entries for Latin America and the Caribbean

  Montevideo, 7 November 2013. Seven Latin American countries were further distinguished with registration in...

Memory of the World Workshop in Port of Spain

The UNESCO Kingston Cluster Office for the Caribbean in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago  National Commis...

54 new inscriptions on UNESCO Memory of the World Register

The Life and Works of Ernesto Che Guevara: from the original manuscripts of his adolescence and youth to the campaign Di...


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Public Holidays 2015

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2 January - Last Lap

3 April - Good Friday

6 April - Easter Monday

4 May - Labour Day

25 May - Whit Monday

1 August - Emancipation Day

4 August - Culturama Last Lap

16 September - National Heroes Day

19 September - Independence Day

25 December - Christmas Day

26 December - J' Ouvert


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