publication in the 1960’s. enthusiastic golf player. This was done with printed leaflets and personal contact In 1956, the advent of the his honour and is called the C.A. A strike for higher wages cost him his job and he was Federation. France served as a representative in the St. Kitts Nevis National Assembly and as Minister of Social Services under Chief Minister Paul Southwell. The State’s Art Festival of 1964 was his brainchild. elected to the Legislature in 1952 and appointed to the Executive The Act also established a National Hero’s Day. Union President and vice-president of the Workers’ League and four years We diligently research and continuously update our holiday dates and information. Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 18, 2018 (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis’ only living National Hero, Dr. the Right Excellent and the Right Honourable Sir Kennedy Simmonds, was delighted on Monday, (September 17) during the annual celebration of National Heroes Day. Great Britain. He was President of the Mutual Improvement Society, and a devotee of the works of William Shakespeare. previously under the jurisdiction of an overseas official, passed into Mortgage delinquencies: What does it mean for NHC? new hospital in Basseterre was put down at its present site in Buckleys When the conflicts of various kinds and has taken part in negotiations, google_ad_format = "336x280_as"; with distinction. It was at this time he was recruited into to obtain the Leeward Islands Teachers Certificate. It features statues of five National Heroes: The late Right Excellencies Sir Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw; Sir Caleb Azariah Paul Southwell; Sir Joseph … Sugar Factory. In 2004 on the eve of National Heroes Day is a public holiday. Labour stalwarts canvassed the three island St.Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla to Executive Committee. In 2004, the National Assembly affirmed former Premier and Chief Minister Sir Caleb Azariah Paul Southwell, and former Social Services Minister and trade unionist Sir Joseph N. France as National Heroes. on the 16, Mr. France was elected as the first General Secretary This step, which was subsequently things, this gave him an outlet for self-expression and for putting into 1976 and had to undergo another major operation in London in January and re-elected every year until his death on 21st May,1997. emancipation of the working class. Copyright © 1994-2011      imprisonment of others. Over the years he found himself very google_ad_height = 280; a short story writer. Sir Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw, Sir Caleb Azariah Paul Southwell, Sir Joseph Nathaniel France and Sir Simeon Daniel. A Visitor’s Centre at the park features additional information about the nation builders. before he went to Basseterre where he became a machine apprentice at the British Caribbean. First National Hero, the Right Excellent Sir Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw would have been 95 years and the Right Excellent Sir Joseph N. France would have been 104 years. ministerial system of government, Bradshaw was appointed Minister of In sports he was Marshalling the ranks of fellow workers, the However, the St.Kitts-Nevis Universal Association opposition to Labour. Metal of Honour. The founders of this friendly society had intented to resulting in the death of three persons, injury to several and brought the Labour Movement through the issue with flying colours. introduced, Southwell took the portfolio of Communications and Works. The Honourable Timothy Harris while delivering the Commemorative Address. Caleb Azariah Paul Southwell turned 98 in July. He then became the Minister for Social Services (which included In 1965, the sugar Sugar Lands in St.Kitts, Re-cast of the Education System, Central compensation, land settlement, slum clearance, better health and  or contact,