Map of Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre

Saint Kitts and Nevis 2005

North America

According to ehistorylib, in 2005, Saint Kitts and Nevis had a population of approximately 45,000 people. The majority of the population was located in the two main islands of Saint Kitts and Nevis, with a large concentration in the capital city of Basseterre. The economy of Saint Kitts and Nevis was largely based on tourism, with significant contributions from agriculture and services. Foreign relations with other countries were mostly limited to its Caribbean neighbors and some countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. In terms of politics in 2005, Saint Kitts and Nevis had a federal parliamentary democracy that was headed by Prime Minister Denzil Douglas. The government had a bicameral legislature called the National Assembly which was elected by popular vote every five years. Additionally, there was an independent judiciary branch which ensured that laws were applied fairly and impartially across the country.

Yearbook 2005

Saint Kitts 2005

Saint Christopher and Nevis. In March, the government decided to close the 300-year-old, state-owned sugar industry after the year’s harvest was salvaged. The sugar industry that had been so important for many years had suffered a great loss. According to countryaah, Basseterre is the capital and one of the major cities within the country of St. Kitts and Nevis. Many people became unemployed through the decision. In connection with the closure, the EU made a major contribution to Saint Christopher and Nevis for the further education of the unemployed.

  • Also see for how the acronym KN stands for the country of St. Kitts and Nevis and other meanings of this two-letter abbreviation.

Map of Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre

In the spring, CARICOM countries, which include Saint Christopher and Nevis, installed the new Caribbean Court of Justice, which will settle disputes between Member States of the Caribbean Cooperation Organization and possibly replace the British Privy Council as the highest court in the country.