Saint Christopher and Nevis. According to
Countryaah, major problems on the
islands were the increasing drug-related crime and the
spread of HIV. During the year, therefore, the government
imposed a curfew in the evenings for children under 15.
After the terrorist attack against the United States on
September 11, the island state offered the police and
firefighters who worked with the rescue work a week's free
vacation on the islands as a tribute to their efforts.
On September 7, elections were held for Nevi's
parliament, which has five seats. The island's ruling party,
the Citizens' Movement, won a reassuring victory and took
home four of the seats. Opposition Nevis's reform party won