Embassy of Brazil permanently closes in St Kitts and Nevis

The Embassy of Brazil in St Kitts and Nevis permanently closed up shop and vacated the building it occupied for 9 years on Horsford Road over the weekend.

St Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris said on May 22, 2019 that the diplomatic post will close temporary when Brazil’s Ambassador, His Excellency Wanderley de Vasconcellos’ paid a farewell visit

However on June 5, Brazil confirmed the permanent closure of its embassy in St Kitts and Nevis when Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo made the official confirmation through a press release.

Brazil’s interests “will be covered by other diplomatic missions in the region that are already prepared or can be optimized to take over new duties,” Araujo said.

In 2009, the Embassy of Brazil in St Kitts and Nevis, based in the capital, Basseterre was created an opened in 2010 by then Prime Minister Dr. Douglas.