Basseterre

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birth_place Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis death_date Early years James was born in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis. He attended McArthur High School in Hollywood, Florida, and was a standout in football and basketball. Despite not playing football until his senior year, he posted 14 sacks (Quarterback sack), and 53 tackles (Defensive tackle) (23 for losses) in his only season. country West Indies location Basseterre, St. Kitts


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to the central downtown area. By ferry It is very easy to get to Basseterre from Charlestown, the capital of Nevis, which is the sister island of St. Kitts. A number of different ferry boat make the scenic round trip between the two islands several times a day, especially in the early mornings and late afternoons. By bus Local buses all ultimately terminate (and start) in Basseterre and they are a very good, fast, inexpensive way to get around the island. A bus will drop you off


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Medicine . All were founded by American Businessman, Robert Ross, and The Veterinary University was purchased by DeVry University in 2003. The other main industry is tourism. The Trinity Inn, located in the village of Palmetto Point is a small complex of inexpensive flats. The Fairview Inn, nestled at the base of the mountains above the village of Boyd's was the island's first functioning hotel. Port The Charlestown Port is the island's second largest port, and is mainly used


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by the French, under Sieur Pierre Belain d'Esnambuc. It served as capital of the French colony of Saint-Christophe, which consisted of the northern and southern extremities of the island of St. Kitts (the centre was yielded to Britain). When Phillipe de Longviliers de Poincy (De Poincy) was made the French governor of St. Kitts in 1639, the town turned into a large, successful port, commanding Eastern Caribbean trade and colonisation. De Poincy then quickly made Basseterre capital


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, Basseterre played host to Carifesta VII (the Caribbean Festival of Arts) in 2000, outbidding rivals many times its size. The city was able to outbid the United States of America to host matches for the 2007 World Cricket Cup (2007 Cricket World Cup). The Warner Park Sporting Complex was the site of the allocated first round matches of the tournament. This made St. Kitts and Nevis the smallest country in the world ever to host a World Cup event. Basseterre is home to two private, for-profit

the grounds of the sugar factory which ceased production in 2005) *Warner Park Sporting Complex *Pelican Shopping Mall *Queen Victoria Statue Roundabout *Basseterre National Park (under construction) *Fort Thomas *Springfield Cemetery and Chapel Religion There are a large number of Christian churches in the city for its size. Most are Protestant, due to British colonization, but the cathedral in Basseterre is Roman Catholic. The Anglican, also called the "Church of England

residence of the Governor-General of Saint Kitts and Nevis. *'''St Kitts''' :The Boys' Brigade was established at the Wesley Methodist Church (located in Basseterre) and was only founded for the boys who went to the Methodist churches around the island. However, over the years we have incooperated boys from all denominations. Today, the Boys' Brigade moves forward as a very active part of St Kitts pushing its motto: "Sure and Steadfast" - 94 Warner Park Sporting Complex


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and Nevis Basseterre is hub for all major roads on the island of St. Kitts. Driving is done on the left. The speed limit in the city is everywhere, with special caution to be taken around school zones. Public buses Public Buses have a green license plate starting with the letter "H" There are 5 main bus routes on St. Kitts: *'''Basseterre to Sandy Point''' travelling West, starting at the Ferry Terminal, *'''Basseterre to Capesterre

''' travelling West, starting at the Ferry Terminal, *'''Basseterre to St. Peter's''' travelling North, starting at College Street Ghaut, *'''Basseterre to Molyneux''' travelling East, starting at Baker's Corner and *'''Basseterre to Saddler's''' travelling East, starting at Baker's Corner. All bus fees are $2.50 for a trip . (EC dollars. 1 US 2.7 EC) No public buses travel southwards

to the main resort areas in Frigate Bay and the South East Peninsula. Taxis Taxis have yellow license plates starting with the letter "T" or "TA". The taxi station in Basseterre is located at the Circus (466 6999). The taxis will take you just about anywhere for a pre-calculated price. Harbour The Deep Water Harbour in Basseterre is capable of both hosting and berthing of cruise ships or the handling of cargo. It is located to the extreme East of Basseterre


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, Basseterre played host to Carifesta VII (the Caribbean Festival of Arts) in 2000, outbidding rivals many times its size. The city was able to outbid the United States of America to host matches for the 2007 World Cricket Cup (2007 Cricket World Cup). The Warner Park Sporting Complex was the site of the allocated first round matches of the tournament. This made St. Kitts and Nevis the smallest country in the world ever to host a World Cup event. Basseterre is home to two private, for-profit

the grounds of the sugar factory which ceased production in 2005) *Warner Park Sporting Complex *Pelican Shopping Mall *Queen Victoria Statue Roundabout *Basseterre National Park (under construction) *Fort Thomas *Springfield Cemetery and Chapel Religion There are a large number of Christian churches in the city for its size. Most are Protestant, due to British colonization, but the cathedral in Basseterre is Roman Catholic. The Anglican, also called the "Church of England

residence of the Governor-General of Saint Kitts and Nevis. *'''St Kitts''' :The Boys' Brigade was established at the Wesley Methodist Church (located in Basseterre) and was only founded for the boys who went to the Methodist churches around the island. However, over the years we have incooperated boys from all denominations. Today, the Boys' Brigade moves forward as a very active part of St Kitts pushing its motto: "Sure and Steadfast" - 94 Warner Park Sporting Complex


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awaited the arrival of his missing ships, which appeared on 29 January. During his time in the harbour, Leissègues moved ashore and gave orders for the ships to be recaulked following their Atlantic voyage, a difficult and time-consuming process. James, Vol. 4, p. 198


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; She joined her parents in a largely white district of Birmingham in early 1958, at the age of seven.

Basseterre

'''Basseterre''' , on the south western coast of Saint Kitts Island, and it is one of the chief commercial depots of the Leeward Islands. The city lies within the parish of Saint George Basseterre (Saint George Basseterre Parish) and the southern part of the parish of Saint Peter Basseterre (Saint Peter Basseterre Parish).

Basseterre is one of the oldest towns in the Eastern Caribbean (Lesser Antilles). About the origin of the name see Basse-Terre Island.

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