Puerto Rico: New data center on the way for Saint Kitts and Nevis

Apr 04, 2022 | Posted by MadalineDunn

A new data center is on its way to Saint Kitts and Nevis, it has been announced. Saint Kitts and Nevis are neighboring islands to the east of Puerto Rico. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, announced that a state-of-the-art facility would be built in the country in a plan to expand the nation's digital economy and overall improve the local economy. 

Currently, the island has at least one data center; the Government Information and Communication Technology Center at C A Paul Southwell Industrial Park in the capital Basseterre. 

Commenting on the development plans, and the country's wider plans to enhance its digital economy, Harris said the "new jobs and improved opportunities for our people to work away from home. We will target high-tech industries for St. Kitts and Nevis and we will build out a state-of-the-art data center here bringing much big business to St. Kitts and Nevis."