- The Federation of Saint-Christophe-and-Niévès or Saint-Kitts-and-Nevis is a State located in the Antilles, composed of the islands Saint-Christophe (Saint-Kitts) and Niévès (Nevis).
In 1967, Saint-Christophe-and-Niévès became, with Anguilla, a State associated with the British crown with a total internal autonomy, but in 1971 Anguilla rebelled and obtained the right to make secession. In 1981, Saint-Christophe-and-Niévès adhére with the Organization of the States of Caribbean Eastern (OECO). Saint-Christophe-and-Niévès arrives at independence in 1983. In August 1998, a referendum held in Niévès to separate from Saint-Christophe failed of little to reach the necessary majority of the two-thirds. In 2003, the sprinter Kim Collins clarifies his country by gaining the 100 meters at the time of the championships of the world of athletics in Saint-Denis in France.