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March 15, 2019

St. Kitts & Nevis

PLP re-elects National Executive at convention

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE — With the exception of two positions on the Peoples Labour Party’s (PLP) National Executive where the incumbents did not seek re-election, the entire executive… Link: PLP re-elects National Executive at convention

Would-be Scotiabank buyers on regional tour

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Port of Spain — Republic Bank, the entity planning on purchasing Scotiabank in several territories across the region, have been holding a series of town… Link: Would-be Scotiabank buyers on regional tour

“Phase 2” of Island Main road rehabilitation to start

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE – “Phase 2” of the Island Main road rehabilitation project is set to continue with a signing ceremony for local contractors to be held on… Link: “Phase 2” of Island Main road rehabilitation to start

EU excludes SKN from banking blacklist

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN – St. Kitts and Nevis have been excluded from a list of “non-cooperative jurisdictions” published on Tuesday by the European Union (EU) Council of Taxation,… Link: EU excludes SKN from banking blacklist

Increased participation expected for tunami preparation event

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN — The Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD) is expecting participation on Nevis in CaribWave 2019 to exceed that of 2018, when the annual tsunami readiness… Link: Increased participation expected for tunami preparation event

Students get police dog demonstration

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE — Children from four schools in the Village and McKnight areas were treated to a police dog demonstration led by the Federation’s own top dog… Link: Students get police dog demonstration

Scholarship opportunities for Spanish-speakers

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer The Organisation of American States (OAS) and Chile are offering scholarships for online Master’s degrees, with all the programmes to be taught in Spanish language.… Link: Scholarship opportunities for Spanish-speakers

USVI Senator pays courtesy call on Nevis

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN — Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture on Nevis expressed delight while welcoming Mr.  Javan E. James, the youngest serving Senator in… Link: USVI Senator pays courtesy call on Nevis

Two retire from Development Bank

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Basseterre — Staff at the Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis have recently bid farewell to two long-serving members of staff who have retired after… Link: Two retire from Development Bank

Policing plan reducing crime: Brandy

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Basseterre — A “robust” policing plan has resulted in a decrease of crimes committed in the Federation this year, Acting Police Commissioner Hilroy Brandy said. “I… Link: Policing plan reducing crime: Brandy

Nevis honours 12 for Women’s Day

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN — Twelve women on Nevis were on Friday were awarded by the Nevis Department of Gender in the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs… Link: Nevis honours 12 for Women’s Day

Newspaper Cover for 08th March, 2019

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Newspaper Cover for 01st March, 2019

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Newspaper Cover for 22nd February, 2019

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Hamilton bemoans lost opportunities in farming

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Loshaun Dixon Minister of Agriculture in St. Kitts and Nevis the Hon. Eugene Hamilton has slammed the local agriculture industry in St. Kitts and Nevis… Link: Hamilton bemoans lost opportunities in farming

Nevis calls for water conservation as dry spell hits

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer The Minister in charge of Water on Nevis, Hon Spencer Brand has called on residences to conserve as much water as possible during the dry season.… Link: Nevis calls for water conservation as dry spell hits

Nevis Debaters emerge winners for the third consecutive year

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Monique Washington The Nevis Literary and Debating Society has, for the third consecutive time, captured the 46th Leeward Islands Debating Competition (LIDC) with team member… Link: Nevis Debaters emerge winners for the third consecutive year

“De Strip” development in Frigate Bay to begin

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer The South Frigate Bay Beach area, including the area popularly known as “De Strip”, is earmarked for further development due to grant funding provided by… Link: “De Strip” development in Frigate Bay to begin

Prime Minister Harris holds record breaking one-on-one consultations

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS — They assembled at the Constituency Office in Tabernacle much earlier than the appointed time of 9:00 am, and while the opportunity had… Link: Prime Minister Harris holds record breaking one-on-one consultations

Venezuelan embassy remembers Chavez

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer The Embassy of Venezuela in St. Kitts and Nevis held a commeration on Tuesday, marking six years since former president Hugo Chavez passed away. The… Link: Venezuelan embassy remembers Chavez

About 100 vacancies in Federation law enforcement

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE — About 100 vacancies exist in the country’s law enforcement services, and Prime Minister Dr the Hon Timothy Harris is calling on disciplined and… Link: About 100 vacancies in Federation law enforcement

Development Bank backs bag drinks industry

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Basseterre — Bag drinks are available again after a local businessman re-started production with the help of the the Development Bank of St. Kitts and… Link: Development Bank backs bag drinks industry

Man charged with firearm’s possession

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Basseterre, St. Kitts — The man who was taken into Police custody in relation to a firearm that was found in the Village area on… Link: Man charged with firearm’s possession

Shavaught Hendricks cause of death determined

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Valery Alexandrov, performed a post-mortem on the body of Shavaughn Hendricks of Lime Kiln Housing Project. Dr. Alexandrov… Link: Shavaught Hendricks cause of death determined

Newton Dental Clinic reopens, ready to promote oral health

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The importance of maintaining oral health care was emphasised during the March 1 reopening of the newly renovated Newton Dental Clinic.… Link: Newton Dental Clinic reopens, ready to promote oral health

Nevis Premier encourages youth, take advantage of NIA opportunities

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis –- Nevis youth are being encouraged to take advantage of job opportunities instead of turning to crime, according to Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier… Link: Nevis Premier encourages youth, take advantage of NIA opportunities

Nevis Household Assistance cheque distribution schedule

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The following is an announcement from the Social Services Department in the Nevis Island Administration regarding the distribution of cheques for the… Link: Nevis Household Assistance cheque distribution schedule

Berkeley Memorial Clock highlights 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Berkeley Memorial Clock, which is located beside colorful masquerade dancers is lighting up the Taipei City sky at this year’s… Link: Berkeley Memorial Clock highlights 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival

Nevis financial services sector urged, comment on proposed new bill

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — Hon Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance, has called on those involved in the Financial Services Sector to make… Link: Nevis financial services sector urged, comment on proposed new bill

CARICOM countries sign multilateral air services agreement

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Several CARICOM Member States including Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, have signed the Multilateral Air Services Agreement (MASA), aimed… Link: CARICOM countries sign multilateral air services agreement

Runaway teen in Police custody

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Seventeen-year-old J’Mique Isaac who was reported as a runaway teen has been located. The Police were able to find J’Mique and… Link: Runaway teen in Police custody

Post-mortem performed on Henry’s body

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Valery Alexandrov, performed a post-mortem on the body of Leroy Henry. Dr. Alexandrov concluded that death was due… Link: Post-mortem performed on Henry’s body

Police searching for missing teen

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JNF Hospital needs laboratory technicians, specialists

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Human resource needs in the St. Kitts and Nevis health sector were highlighted at the Feb. 27 Health and Human Resource… Link: JNF Hospital needs laboratory technicians, specialists

Regulated, licenced system suggested for medical marijuana approval

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — As part of the unanimous recommendations of the St. Kitts and Nevis National Marijuana Commission, “the use of cannabis and its… Link: Regulated, licenced system suggested for medical marijuana approval

Health, Human Resource Expo held during CARICOM

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Ministry of Health held a Health and Human Resource Expo for the CARICOM delegates in attendance at the 30th Inter-Sessional… Link: Health, Human Resource Expo held during CARICOM

NIA describes Cuban scholarship application process

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Premier’s Ministry in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding… Link: NIA describes Cuban scholarship application process

Third firearm taken into Police custody in four days

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — A man is in Police custody in relation to a firearm that was found in the Village area on Tuesday, Feb.… Link: Third firearm taken into Police custody in four days

Autopsies performed on three gunshot victims

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Valery Alexandrov, performed autopsies on the bodies of victims of recent fatal shooting incidents. According to Dr. Alexandrov,… Link: Autopsies performed on three gunshot victims

CARICOM discussions highlight concerns about Single Market and Economy

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Efforts to strengthen the advancement of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market and Economy (CSME) will continue following recent developments that… Link: CARICOM discussions highlight concerns about Single Market and Economy

CARICOM told, financial services face many threats

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The labelling of Caribbean countries as non-cooperative tax jurisdictions and its adverse… Link: CARICOM told, financial services face many threats

Dr. Harris welcomes CARICOM Heads of Government, summarises challenges

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETTERE, St. Kitts — Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government were welcomed by the group’s Chairman and Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr.… Link: Dr. Harris welcomes CARICOM Heads of Government, summarises challenges

LaRocque concerned about EU’s blacklisting procedures

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The complexity of the European Union’s (EU) blacklisting process that labels some CARICOM member states as non-cooperative tax jurisdictions has been… Link: LaRocque concerned about EU’s blacklisting procedures

Two held accountable after firearms found in Pond’s Pasture

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The two males taken into Police custody on Saturday, February 23, in relation to shots being fired in the Newtown area… Link: Two held accountable after firearms found in Pond’s Pasture

Two persons in custody, Police investigating fatal shooting

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Two persons are in Police custody assisting with investigations into a fatal shooting incident that occurred on Monday, Feb. 25. Preliminary… Link: Two persons in custody, Police investigating fatal shooting

Dr. Harris calls on CARICOM to face regional challenges

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government have been urged to take the… Link: Dr. Harris calls on CARICOM to face regional challenges

Constable Carl Gordon named Top Constable on Nevis

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — An officer at the Criminal Investigation Department No. 653 Constable Carl Gordon, is the Constable of the Year for 2018 on Nevis.… Link: Constable Carl Gordon named Top Constable on Nevis

CARICOM officials discuss implementing cargo regulation

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The initiation of Advanced Cargo Information Systems (ACIS) in all Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states was discussed on Feb. 25 by… Link: CARICOM officials discuss implementing cargo regulation

Local contractors benefit from Port Zante’s second pier

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — When completed, the second cruise pier at Port Zante will accommodate three Oasis Class vessels simultaneously. This is by no means… Link: Local contractors benefit from Port Zante’s second pier

Premier Brantley addresses Constables Awards Dinner

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The following is the full text of remarks delivered by Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis at the Royal St. Christopher and… Link: Premier Brantley addresses Constables Awards Dinner

CARICOM Heads of Government Conference Feb. 26-27

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Thirtieth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads… Link: CARICOM Heads of Government Conference Feb. 26-27

Republic of China (Taiwan) offering MOFA, and ICDF scholarships

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has announced scholarship offers from the Republic of China (Taiwan). Individuals… Link: Republic of China (Taiwan) offering MOFA, and ICDF scholarships

Youth Killed in Lime Kiln

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Police have confirmed that a young man was shot and killed this morning in his home at Lime Kiln. Details surrounding… Link: Youth Killed in Lime Kiln

Phase two of Main Road rehabilitation to begin in March

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Hundreds of local construction workers in St. Kitts are set to benefit from the commencement of work on Phase 2 of… Link: Phase two of Main Road rehabilitation to begin in March

Federation’s manufacturing plants, doing well, growing

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Cabinet members toured five manufacturing plants on Feb. 11 to view the Federation’s prosperous state of manufacturing, heard about its continuing… Link: Federation’s manufacturing plants, doing well, growing

Two individuals, firearms in custody

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Two males, one adult and one juvenile, were taken into Police custody by members of the Security Forces Saturday morning following… Link: Two individuals, firearms in custody

Gospel stars at Greenlands Park Feb. 24

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer A free “Joyful Celebration Gospel Concert,” celebrating four years of growth, four years of prosperity, four years of unity will take place tomorrow night from… Link: Gospel stars at Greenlands Park Feb. 24

Prime Minister describes Poverty Alleviation Programme

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- “The $500 Poverty Alleviation Programme is an important promise of the Team Unity Government and a major accomplishment in our efforts… Link: Prime Minister describes Poverty Alleviation Programme

Life-saving Vessel Monitoring Systems activated for fishermen

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Three hundred Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS) have been procured by the Government of National Unity to safeguard fishermen’s lives and vessels… Link: Life-saving Vessel Monitoring Systems activated for fishermen

Community Consultations scheduled March 5 to April 23

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Citizens and residents in St. Kitts and Nevis are invited to attend a series of Community Consultations to commemorate the government’s… Link: Community Consultations scheduled March 5 to April 23

Nevis Water Dept. announces rationing measures, schedule

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The following is an announcement from the Nevis Water Department regarding a water rationing schedule due to dry water spell. The General… Link: Nevis Water Dept. announces rationing measures, schedule

Marijuana potentially harmful to youth

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — In accepting more than a dozen recommendations from the St. Kitts &… Link: Marijuana potentially harmful to youth

Markers, reflectors improve driver safety

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The completion of Phase 1 of the rehabilitation of the island’s main road in St. Kitts has made commuting more enjoyable… Link: Markers, reflectors improve driver safety

Equipment from Japan to assist in Nevis disaster management

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) through the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD) is on the receiving end of a multi-million dollar gift… Link: Equipment from Japan to assist in Nevis disaster management

Wounding during domestic dispute investigated by Police

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — A domestic dispute in which a woman was wounded several times with a knife is currently being investigated by the Police.… Link: Wounding during domestic dispute investigated by Police

Police commissioner says law enforcement will win

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for Crime, Andre Mitchell, stated firmly that the Police must show the criminals that law… Link: Police commissioner says law enforcement will win

Cabinet accepts National Marijuana Commission recommendations

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris-led Team Unity administration has accepted more than… Link: Cabinet accepts National Marijuana Commission recommendations

Dr. Douglas wins passport case

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Loshaun Dixon BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Former Opposition Leader Dr. Denzil Douglas won the passport case brought against him by the Attorney General after… Link: Dr. Douglas wins passport case

Parents can stymie antisocial behaviour

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Parents responsibilities to protect their child or children from antisocial elements by instilling good values and discipline while showing them love,… Link: Parents can stymie antisocial behaviour

January had a significant 43 percent decrease in crime

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — During a recent Commissioner’s Lecture, Acting Commissioner of Police Hilroy Brandy revealed that the preliminary statistics for January showed a significant… Link: January had a significant 43 percent decrease in crime

St. Kitts, Nevis relationship at an all-time high point

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The much improved relationship that now exists between the Federal Government and the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), as well as the… Link: St. Kitts, Nevis relationship at an all-time high point

Explorer’s Group initiative important in fight against crime

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Medical Practitioner and resident of the Lodge Community, Dr. Vance Gilbert, has… Link: Explorer’s Group initiative important in fight against crime

PM Harris expresses condolences to HE Dr. Winston Isaac’s family

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris extends his heartfelt condolences, and those of the Government and people of St. Kitts… Link: PM Harris expresses condolences to HE Dr. Winston Isaac’s family

STEP assists ADE’s Place students earn a living, be independent

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — A positive difference in the lives of differently-abled persons, allowing them to become increasingly independent while generating an income to become… Link: STEP assists ADE’s Place students earn a living, be independent

Data collection equipment aids climate change decision making

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts —The Department of Environment commissioned of two pieces of equipment, hydromet station and a Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS) in January… Link: Data collection equipment aids climate change decision making

Twenty-four Island Constables deployed to tourism areas

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Twenty-four new Island Constables were sworn in on Feb. 18, took the Administration of Oath and received their instruments of appointment… Link: Twenty-four Island Constables deployed to tourism areas

Fatal domestic dispute being investigated

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Police are investigating a domestic dispute that resulted in a fatal wounding. Police responded to a dispute between Leroy and Unella… Link: Fatal domestic dispute being investigated

Study opportunity in Colombia

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) announces an offer for study in Colombia. The Nevis Island Administration,… Link: Study opportunity in Colombia

Seniors honoured during National Volunteer Day

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Hundreds of seniors converged at Government House in Basseterre on Feb. 16 where they attended a luncheon as part of the… Link: Seniors honoured during National Volunteer Day

World Health Organization sets headphone standards

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided that when it comes to loud headphones and hearing loss, enough is enough. Along… Link: World Health Organization sets headphone standards

Senator urges, teach youth to be proud citizens

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– Youth development can be enhanced by teaching youth to be proud citizens so they can lead our nation was emphasized by… Link: Senator urges, teach youth to be proud citizens

Port Zante pier improvements increase need for maritime pilots

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETETTE, St. Kitts -– The completion of the second cruise pier at Port Zante on Sept. 23 will increase the need for maritime pilots, Minister… Link: Port Zante pier improvements increase need for maritime pilots

Youth voice concern about LGBTQ Community rights

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The protections under the Constitution of St. Kitts and Nevis extend to all citizens irrespective of their religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual… Link: Youth voice concern about LGBTQ Community rights

National Assembly meets Feb. 20

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Order Paper has been circulated for a sitting of the National Assembly to be held at the National Assembly Chambers,… Link: National Assembly meets Feb. 20

Hundreds help during National Volunteer Day 2019

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– Hundreds of individuals, groups and organizations have volunteered in their communities to work in a show of love, service, patriotism and… Link: Hundreds help during National Volunteer Day 2019

Youth ask questions at forum, learn about Cabinet’s priorities, goals

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The National Consultation on YOUth Forum served as confirmation that the programmes and policies implemented by the Government of St. Kitts… Link: Youth ask questions at forum, learn about Cabinet’s priorities, goals

Diplomatic relations established with Republic of Rwanda

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer LONDON — At the St. Kitts and Nevis High Commission, High Commissioner, His Excellency Dr. Kevin M. Isaac and Her Excellency Ms. Yamina Karitanyi, High… Link: Diplomatic relations established with Republic of Rwanda

Road rehabilitation projects on Nevis recommences

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The Public Works Department and the Nevis Water Department Work has recommenced work on Nevis on road rehabilitation projects, which began in… Link: Road rehabilitation projects on Nevis recommences

Police charge Howell for posessing third illegal firearm

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Jalani Howell of Bath Village was formally charged for a firearm and ammunition that were found in the car he was… Link: Police charge Howell for posessing third illegal firearm

Man charged with cocaine possession

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — Elvis Richardson of Craddock Road was formally charged on Friday, Feb. 15, for the offence of Possession of Cocaine. On Feb. 13,… Link: Man charged with cocaine possession

World Cancer Day, Intl. Childhood Cancer Day recognized

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN Nevis — The following is an address by Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health on the occasion of World Cancer Day and International… Link: World Cancer Day, Intl. Childhood Cancer Day recognized

Security agencies launch joint response, crackdown on crime

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The leadership of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force and the St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force met with the National… Link: Security agencies launch joint response, crackdown on crime

Police investigating fatal shootings

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Police have launched investigations into the fatal shooting of three men. On Wednesday, Feb. 13, sometime after 7 p.m. Vere… Link: Police investigating fatal shootings

EECB Monetary Council members meeting tomorrow

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, will… Link: EECB Monetary Council members meeting tomorrow

Team Unity Administration to hold public consultation on Nevis

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The following is an announcement from the Premier’s Ministry in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding a Team Unity public consultation on… Link: Team Unity Administration to hold public consultation on Nevis

Dr. Ian Jacobs MBE, dead at age 63

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Dr. Ian Jacobs MBE, who last June was conferred the MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire)… Link: Dr. Ian Jacobs MBE, dead at age 63

Three homicides in less than 24 hours

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Three young men in St. Kitts lost their lives in less than 24 hours due to gun violence. in a broad… Link: Three homicides in less than 24 hours

STEP launches community enhancement, beatification competition

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– On Feb. 13, a Community Enhancement and Beautification Competition was launched at Stone Fort Estate Yard, next to Bloody River by… Link: STEP launches community enhancement, beatification competition

Double homicides occur only hours apart

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Two young men in St. Kitts lost their lives hours apart due to gun violence. On Wednesday night at about 8:00… Link: Double homicides occur only hours apart

Enumerators needed

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Community Notice BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Department of Statistics within the Ministry of Sustainable Development is seeking to recruit field enumerators to aid in… Link: Enumerators needed

Prodigal Son, Rev. Nicole Ballosingh-Holder to headline gospel concert

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Whilby, aka Prodigal Son, out of Jamaica, and Trinidadian Reverend Nicole Ballosingh-Holder, will headline Team Unity’s Fourth Anniversary Joyful Celebration Gospel… Link: Prodigal Son, Rev. Nicole Ballosingh-Holder to headline gospel concert

Police pathologist releases Eric Thompson’s autopsy results

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Valery Alexandrov, performed an autopsy on the body of Eric Thompson of Ponds Pasture on Feb.. He concluded… Link: Police pathologist releases Eric Thompson’s autopsy results

College, career, health EXPO scheduled Feb. 22

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The second Annual St. Kitts and Nevis National College, Career and Health Expo will be held on Feb. 22 from 9:00… Link: College, career, health EXPO scheduled Feb. 22

Federation announces ratification of EU-LAC Foundation agreement

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — In a brief yet symbolic Feb. 12 meeting between the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation, the Honourable Mark Brantley and… Link: Federation announces ratification of EU-LAC Foundation agreement

Universal Health Care promises quality medical care

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The implementation of Universal Health Care (UHC) coverage in St. Kitts and Nevis will be a seminal moment in the history… Link: Universal Health Care promises quality medical care

Manufacturing employees can apply for NHC homes

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– On their visit to Jaro Electronics, Minister of Human Settlement, the Honourable Eugene Hamilton, encouraged the employees to take advantage of… Link: Manufacturing employees can apply for NHC homes

Outlook positive for St. Kitts and Nevis manufacturing sector

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — While conducting visits to manufacturing plants on St. Kitts on Feb. 11,… Link: Outlook positive for St. Kitts and Nevis manufacturing sector

Church services celebrate Unity Government’s performance

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- After four years of sterling service and accountability to the people of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Government of National Unity… Link: Church services celebrate Unity Government’s performance

Taiwan donates Medical equipment, supplies to Alexandra Hospital

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The Alexandra Hospital on Nevis, through the Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration, was presented with a gift of medical… Link: Taiwan donates Medical equipment, supplies to Alexandra Hospital

National Volunteer Day activities slated Feb. 16

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The second annual National Volunteer Day is slated Saturday, Feb. 16 when scores of volunteers go out in their respective communities… Link: National Volunteer Day activities slated Feb. 16

Industrial, manufacturing businesses support Federation’s economy

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Cabinet officials acknowledged, during Feb. 11 visits to industrial and manufacturing businesses, that their exports support the Federation’s economy and their… Link: Industrial, manufacturing businesses support Federation’s economy

Library Heritage Month celebrates ‘African Survivals’

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — To celebrate History and Heritage Month the Charles A. Halbert Public Library in collaboration with the History and Heritage Committee, has… Link: Library Heritage Month celebrates ‘African Survivals’

Taiwan technical expert to design Pinneys’ Park

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Monique Washington CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The proposed Pinney’s Park appears to be moving forward with Premier of Nevis , Hon Mark Brantley announcing that… Link: Taiwan technical expert to design Pinneys’ Park

Jaro Electronics to hire Lutron employees

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Jaro Electronics Ltd., located at the C.A. Paul Southwell Industrial Site, has… Link: Jaro Electronics to hire Lutron employees

Informative workshops held for persons with disabilities

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Workshops for persons with disabilities with the theme “Empowering through Knowledge – Everyone Matters,” was held Feb. 11 by the Departments… Link: Informative workshops held for persons with disabilities

Cabinet ministers visit Basseterre, Sandy Point industrial sites

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Leading up to the commemoration of the fourth anniversary of the Government of National Unity on Feb. 15, Cabinet ministers led… Link: Cabinet ministers visit Basseterre, Sandy Point industrial sites

STEP Programme begins week-long second anniversary celebrations

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- “Showcasing skills; Empowering People for life,” is the theme of a week-long activities to celebrate the second anniversary of the Skills… Link: STEP Programme begins week-long second anniversary celebrations

Marine Management Workshops slated Feb. 11 to Feb. 21

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The inception workshop for the St. Kitts and Nevis Marine Management Area Management Plan will take place on Monday, Feb. 11,… Link: Marine Management Workshops slated Feb. 11 to Feb. 21

CEMSS — A Track and Field Sports Dynasty

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Loshaun Dixon BASSETERRE, St.Kitts — With 25 titles in 42 years of the TDC Inter-School Championship the Charles E Mill Secondary School (CEMSS) formerly… Link: CEMSS — A Track and Field Sports Dynasty

Two men fatally shot, police investigating

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred in the Green Tree area in which two men were fatally wounded. The… Link: Two men fatally shot, police investigating

Volunteer Corps members urged, ‘emulate positive leaders’

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– More than 180 Volunteer Corps members from St. Kitts and Nevis attending a Feb. 8 orientation and training session were urged… Link: Volunteer Corps members urged, ‘emulate positive leaders’

UN Ambassador Sam Condor attends NY FOWPAL Summit

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer NEW YORK –- Permanent Representative of St. Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations, His Excellency Sam Condor, attended Federation of World Peace and Love… Link: UN Ambassador Sam Condor attends NY FOWPAL Summit

CARICOM efforts continue to solve Venezuelan crisis

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay –- Caribbean Community (CARICOM) meetings continue with the Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, and members… Link: CARICOM efforts continue to solve Venezuelan crisis

Police investigating shooting incident in Shadwell area

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred in the Shadwell area in which one person was shot and injured. Police… Link: Police investigating shooting incident in Shadwell area

Primary students learn about Eco-Park, agro-tourism

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The acquisition of the St. Kitts Eco-park was a significant occasion as agro-tourism has proven to be a viable part of… Link: Primary students learn about Eco-Park, agro-tourism

Labour Department’s constructive, responsible role

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Labour Department’s constructive role and responsible engagement in labour matters has resulted in a peaceful industrial climate according to Prime… Link: Labour Department’s constructive, responsible role

International Standards Workshops

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Community Notice BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Ministry of International Trade is encouraging local vendors to attend several upcoming sensitization workshops on meeting international standards… Link: International Standards Workshops

Drugs found in abandoned house

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Drugs were seized by Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force officers and soldiers from the St. Kitts and Nevis Defense… Link: Drugs found in abandoned house

Grenada celebrates 45th anniversary

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Congratulations and best wishes to the government and people of Grenada on… Link: Grenada celebrates 45th anniversary

Intervention team visits Sandy Point Primary School

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Members of the Community Policing Initiative/National Intervention Team explained some of the benefits of good behaviour to the children of the… Link: Intervention team visits Sandy Point Primary School

Heart of St. Kitts Foundation plans third anniversary events

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Heart of St. Kitts Foundation, which was established in 2016, with the mission to contributing to the lasting legacy of… Link: Heart of St. Kitts Foundation plans third anniversary events

Agreement signed to development Vance W. Amory International Airport

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) through the Nevis Air and Sea Port Authority (NASPA), moved one-step closer to upgrading operations at the… Link: Agreement signed to development Vance W. Amory International Airport

CDB president predicts 2 percent Caribbean economic growth in 2019

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados –- Although grappling with challenges related to climate change; wide fiscal deficits and high public debt; as well as high unemployment, the Caribbean… Link: CDB president predicts 2 percent Caribbean economic growth in 2019

Development Bank participates in Gingerland School Career Day

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -– “Today’s youth will be tomorrow’s leaders,” said MS. Hyacinth Pemberton, Manager of the Nevis branch of the Development Bank of St. Kitts… Link: Development Bank participates in Gingerland School Career Day

Magistrate Harris right on charges: QC Browne.

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Magistrate Donna Harris was correct when she changed the charges of a criminal case before her over the objections of a prosecutor, a disagreement that… Link: Magistrate Harris right on charges: QC Browne.

Police investigating fatal accident in Chicken Stone

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred just after 2 p.m. yesterday. The accident involved motor bike P922, which was… Link: Police investigating fatal accident in Chicken Stone

Magistrate Harris’ court reopens today For DDP

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Director of Public Prosecutions Valston Graham and Magistrate Harris met with acting Chief Magistrate Renold Benjamin and other senior legal… Link: Magistrate Harris’ court reopens today For DDP

NHC reveals social assistance housing model for people with special needs

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– A new social assistance-housing model for people with special needs will be completed in six- to nine-weeks according to National Housing… Link: NHC reveals social assistance housing model for people with special needs

Federation begins 2019 History and Heritage Month

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Federation is now celebrating its annual History and Heritage Month, under the theme ‘African Survivals in St. Kitts and Nevis.’… Link: Federation begins 2019 History and Heritage Month

NIA offers housing programme for returning university graduates

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis –- A housing development programme to benefit returning graduates who are contributing to the development of Nevis, has been announced by Deputy Premier… Link: NIA offers housing programme for returning university graduates

Motorcyclist struck, killed by pick-up truck

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Monique Washington CHARLESTOWN, Nevis –- The first road fatality in Nevis was recorded today in Gingerland when a motorcyclist was struck, knocked off his… Link: Motorcyclist struck, killed by pick-up truck

Use of biometrics strengthens CBI due diligence procedures

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis will soon introduce biometrics in… Link: Use of biometrics strengthens CBI due diligence procedures

Hamilton celebrates nine years as a parliamentarian

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Week-long anniversary celebrations marking the ninth year of service of Area Parliamentary Representative for St. Christopher Eight, the Hon Eugene Hamilton,… Link: Hamilton celebrates nine years as a parliamentarian

Reduce cancer risks with healthy choices, early detection

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — In the Caribbean region, cancer is the second leading cause of death. However, a significant number of cancer… Link: Reduce cancer risks with healthy choices, early detection

Two charged for shotgun, ammunition found in vehicle

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — An adult and a juvenile have been charged for the second illegal firearm found this year. Michael Phillips of Molyneaux and… Link: Two charged for shotgun, ammunition found in vehicle

Labour Work Plan addresses job creation, new Labour Code

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The 2019 Work Plan of the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Ecclesiastical Affairs, was launched at the Faith Tabernacle Church… Link: Labour Work Plan addresses job creation, new Labour Code

Eco-Park to provide local residents with business opportunities

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Residents living in areas surrounding the St. Kitts Eco-Park, known as the Agro-Tourist Demonstration Farm Co-Op were encouraged to think outside… Link: Eco-Park to provide local residents with business opportunities

Gingerland Cultural Centre work progressing on schedule

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — Work on what is earmarked as the new home of the Gingerland Community Festival, ‘Gingerama,’ moved to a new phase on Feb.… Link: Gingerland Cultural Centre work progressing on schedule

The St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots sold!

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Loshaun Dixon BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — With one Patriots team celebrating a Super Bowl victory another has been celebrating new ownership the St. Kitts… Link: The St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots sold!

Nevlec privatising meter reading

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Monique Washington CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The Nevis Electricity Company, (Nevlec) recently decided to privatise the reading of meters because finding young people to do… Link: Nevlec privatising meter reading

World Bank appoints van Trotsenburg Latin America/Caribbean VP

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer WASHINGTON — Axel van Trotsenburg, an economist and development expert with over 30 years of experience at the World Bank Group, has been appointed Vice… Link: World Bank appoints van Trotsenburg Latin America/Caribbean VP

Conferees in Uruguay to discuss Venezuelan upheaval

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– A Caribbean Community (CARICOM) delegation will be in Montevideo, Uruguay on Feb. 7 to focus on the ongoing political upheaval in… Link: Conferees in Uruguay to discuss Venezuelan upheaval

US Virgin Islands has 65 percent of accommodations open

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Tourism Commissioner Designee Joe Boschulte soundly proclaimed that the U.S. Virgin Islands is “open for business” during the 2019 Caribbean Travel… Link: US Virgin Islands has 65 percent of accommodations open

High turnout for PM’s monthly Health Walk

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– Enthusiastic health-conscious walkers from across the island left the comfort of their beds Saturday morning and before sunrise assembled at the… Link: High turnout for PM’s monthly Health Walk

Government warns of rental shortage for Music Festival

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Loshaun Dixon BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — An accommodation shortage is expected at this year’s St. Kitts Music Festival and home owners are being asked… Link: Government warns of rental shortage for Music Festival

Nevis Health Permanent Secretary leaves for PAHO position

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Monique Washington CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The Nevisian Permanent Secretary of Health, Nichole Slack-Liburd, will be bowing out of her position as she leaves for… Link: Nevis Health Permanent Secretary leaves for PAHO position

Dr. Harris, CARICOM UN talks were ‘fruitful, highly productive’

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Caribbean Community (CARICOM) meetings at the United Nations discussing Venezuela were fruitful… Link: Dr. Harris, CARICOM UN talks were ‘fruitful, highly productive’

Vinales, Cuba site of meteorite hit

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer VINALES, Cuba –- This small western Cuba town, with a population of 27,000, known for its farms and nearby mountains received world-wide notoriety at 1:15… Link: Vinales, Cuba site of meteorite hit

RSS a quick fix says Dr. Douglas

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Loshaun Dixon BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Opposition Leader Dr. Denzil Douglas has continued his resistance to the presence of the Regional Security System (RSS)… Link: RSS a quick fix says Dr. Douglas

CBI programme emphasizes best practices, due diligence

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme of St. Kitts and Nevis is… Link: CBI programme emphasizes best practices, due diligence

Woman charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm on teenager

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Police have charged 34-year-old Kimberly Liburd of Mansion Village for the offence of Inflicting Grievous Bodily Harm on a juvenile. The… Link: Woman charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm on teenager

Eco-Park transfer demonstrates Agro-Tourism’s sustainability

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — For eight years, the St. Kitts Eco-park, also known as the Agro-Tourism Demonstration Farm Co-Op, under the management of the Republic… Link: Eco-Park transfer demonstrates Agro-Tourism’s sustainability

CARICOM holds second meeting in same week to discuss Venezuela

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETEERE, St. Kitts –- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government continued on Feb. 1 to demonstrate their deep resolve in advancing a solution to… Link: CARICOM holds second meeting in same week to discuss Venezuela

NIA check distribution Feb. 5, 8

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The following is an announcement by the Ministry of Social Development in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding cheque disbursement schedules from… Link: NIA check distribution Feb. 5, 8

History and Heritage Month inaugurated

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — History and Heritage Month opened Jan. 31 which was started by the late Sir Probyn Inniss, has the theme, “African Survivals… Link: History and Heritage Month inaugurated

UWI staff interest in helping with Universal Health Care Plan

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Interest in continuing to work with the St. Kitts and Nevis Government in the shaping the implementation of the country’s Universal… Link: UWI staff interest in helping with Universal Health Care Plan

Poverty Alleviation Programme payments Feb. 2, 4

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Ministry of Community Development, Gender Affairs and Social Services, wishes to advise the General Public and specifically the beneficiaries under… Link: Poverty Alleviation Programme payments Feb. 2, 4

Employees receive training for ISO 2700 Certification

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Government employees are being trained by Principal of Certified Information Security, Allen Keele to be Certified ISO 2700 Lead Implementers and… Link: Employees receive training for ISO 2700 Certification

Escalating Venezuelan crisis concerns CARICOM

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Strong disquiet over the escalation of the situation in Venezuela and the adverse implications for the people of Venezuela and for… Link: Escalating Venezuelan crisis concerns CARICOM

Slack-Liburd accepts Pan American Health Organization post

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — Mrs. Nicole Slack-Liburd, who served as permanent secretary in the Ministry of Health for five years, ended her 15-year tenure with the… Link: Slack-Liburd accepts Pan American Health Organization post

Climate change project receives ecological monitoring equipment

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Equipment to monitor meteorological and air-based data, such as wind speed, barometric pressure and ultraviolet rays; and oceanographic equipment to measures… Link: Climate change project receives ecological monitoring equipment

Republic of Turkey warns of fraudulent visa scam sites

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Santo Domingo wishes to inform the general public of the process to obtain… Link: Republic of Turkey warns of fraudulent visa scam sites

UWI experts thanked for Universal Health Care plan support

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The St. Kitts and Nevis National Commission for Universal Health Care (SKNNCUHC) has thanked the Health Economics Unit at the Centre… Link: UWI experts thanked for Universal Health Care plan support

Prime Minister’s 2019 Health Walk scheduled Saturday Feb. 2

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Health-conscious walking enthusiasts are invited to participate in the first Prime Minister’s Health Walk for 2019 on Saturday, Feb. 2. The… Link: Prime Minister’s 2019 Health Walk scheduled Saturday Feb. 2

UK White Paper proposes skills-based immigration system

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The United Kingdom has published a White Paper which proposes that from 2021 UK Immigration Rules will apply to EU and… Link: UK White Paper proposes skills-based immigration system

Deputy Governor-General Liburd visits students on Nevis

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — Students and teachers on Nevis had a special visit recently from Her Honour Hyleeta Liburd, Deputy Governor-General on Nevis, carrying a message… Link: Deputy Governor-General Liburd visits students on Nevis

Thursday Town Hall meeting to discuss Old Road Bay project

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Government officials are seeking the input of residents of Challengers and surrounding communities on ways to reduce the inconvenience and other… Link: Thursday Town Hall meeting to discuss Old Road Bay project

Contract signed to rehabilitate Old Road Bay

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Work will to commence soon on construction of the EC $31 million… Link: Contract signed to rehabilitate Old Road Bay

WTO workshops goal to clarify Trade Facilitation Agreement

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The World Trade Organization (WTO) presented a Jan. 23 and 24 workshop in coordination with the Ministry of International Trade, Industry,… Link: WTO workshops goal to clarify Trade Facilitation Agreement

Training emphasizes securing physical, technical government information

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Fifteen public sector participants from various ministries and departments are being trained securing physical or technological government information by establishing Information… Link: Training emphasizes securing physical, technical government information

STEP to celebrate second anniversary with week of activities

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– “Showcasing Skills, Empowering People for Life,” is the theme of the Skills Training Empowerment Programme (STEP) Feb. 9 to 16, week-long… Link: STEP to celebrate second anniversary with week of activities

CARICOM discusses Venezuelan crisis at UN

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer NEW YORK — The unsatisfactory political situation with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela was discussed by Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Prime Minister… Link: CARICOM discusses Venezuelan crisis at UN

Bayticol insecticide available for farmers next week

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Director in The Department of Agriculture, Melvin James, and Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr. Tracy Challenger, are informing livestock farmers that… Link: Bayticol insecticide available for farmers next week

RSCNPF statement refutes article with ‘erroneous information’

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) has issued a press release refuting an article in an unnamed publication… Link: RSCNPF statement refutes article with ‘erroneous information’

New Sandy Point Police Station to benefit four agencies

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St.Kitts — The new Sandy Point Police Station will benefit the police and will also benefit three other agencies. The four services that will… Link: New Sandy Point Police Station to benefit four agencies

Recruit training emphasises meaningful community relationships

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The value of positive and meaningful engagement between law enforcement and the community was stressed to the men and women of… Link: Recruit training emphasises meaningful community relationships

Wanted man in police custody

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Nyon Dasent, for whom a wanted poster was issued, turned himself in to the Police today. A warrant exists for Dasent’s… Link: Wanted man in police custody

Prime Minister’s Tribute to ‘Speaker’ Hon Ivan Buchanan

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE — Today, this 28th day of January, 2019, which would have seen Ivan Charles Buchanan CBE, JP celebrate his 98th birthday, we pause to… Link: Prime Minister’s Tribute to ‘Speaker’ Hon Ivan Buchanan

Ground broken for three NHC duplexes at Lower Poland in Conaree

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- A ground-breaking ceremony was held Jan 26 at Lower Poland for three duplexes being built in Conaree Village by the National… Link: Ground broken for three NHC duplexes at Lower Poland in Conaree

CARICOM, United Nations to discuss Venezuela’s political stalemate

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The political stalemate in the Bolivian Republic of Venezuela and the heightened sense of insecurity in the region are topics being… Link: CARICOM, United Nations to discuss Venezuela’s political stalemate

Three new compactor garbage trucks go into service tomorrow

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Three new state-of-the-art Angelus 20-cubic-yard compactor garbage trucks, valued at EC $1.5 million have been commissioned Solid Waste Management Corporation’s (SWMC)… Link: Three new compactor garbage trucks go into service tomorrow

CARPHA: ‘Be proactive, reduce your risk of catching the flu’

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) urges the practice of good personal hygiene to reduce the risk of… Link: CARPHA: ‘Be proactive, reduce your risk of catching the flu’

Taiwan presents Eco-park to Federation

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The St. Kitts Eco-park, better known as the Agro-Tourism Demonstration Farm Co-Op, was handed over to the Government of St. Kitts… Link: Taiwan presents Eco-park to Federation

Ministry of Labour focus on workplace inspections, worker verifications

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Ministry of Labour indicted during the upcoming year, workplace inspections and worker verification checks will be increased to ensure rules… Link: Ministry of Labour focus on workplace inspections, worker verifications

New Guinea omnibus crashes investigated

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — An investigation is being conducted into a traffic accident that occurred along the Island Main Road in New Guinea on Jan.… Link: New Guinea omnibus crashes investigated

New professions considered in Medical, Public Health acts

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — With the implementation of Universal Health Care there will be an amendment to the present Medical Act and the Public Health… Link: New professions considered in Medical, Public Health acts

Firearm, ammunition possession charged

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Isaiah Ritchen of East Street has been charged for the offences of Possession of Firearm and Possession of Ammunition in relation… Link: Firearm, ammunition possession charged

Wanted: Nyon Dasent

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Jan. 30 deadline to register for Canadian Agricultural work programme

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Department of Labour is encouraging all nationals interested in joining the Canada/Caribbean Seasonal Agricultural Workers Programme (CCSAWP) 2019 to sign… Link: Jan. 30 deadline to register for Canadian Agricultural work programme

Work underway on government Printery

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Work crews from D and D Construction based in West Farm are busy laying the foundation for a modern three-story building… Link: Work underway on government Printery

Buchanan Book of condolences open tomorrow

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer NOTICE BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — A Book of Condolences will be open at Government Headquarters, Church Street, Basseterre tomorrow from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.… Link: Buchanan Book of condolences open tomorrow

Dental clinic donates to Flamboyant Nursing Home residents

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — Flamboyant Nursing Home residents received a donation of monitoring equipment and furniture on Jan. 23 from Dr. Ravi Chinnaswamy of the Nevis… Link: Dental clinic donates to Flamboyant Nursing Home residents

High level CARICOM talks held in Guyana

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis and current Chairman of… Link: High level CARICOM talks held in Guyana

Sandy Point Police Station groundbreaking

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Sandy Point Police Station was held today at Bouncing Hill. Prime Minister and Minister of… Link: Sandy Point Police Station groundbreaking

Buchanan funeral scheduled Jan. 28

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The late Ivan Charles Buchanan CBE, JP, who served as Speaker of the St. Kitts and Nevis National Assembly from 1985… Link: Buchanan funeral scheduled Jan. 28

‘Island Constables’ attend police training to patrol tourist areas

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– Month-long classes began this week at the Police Training School to train specialized auxiliary police, called “Island Constables” to patrol prescribed… Link: ‘Island Constables’ attend police training to patrol tourist areas

School curriculum reforms discussed

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The Ministry of Education, through the Curriculum Development Unit (CDU) is discussing a national curriculum reform program to improve learning. Jan… Link: School curriculum reforms discussed

Food, nutrition discussed during Agenda 2019 consultations

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -– The one-day consultation for stakeholders in the agriculture sector on Nevis on Jan. 21 met its intended objectives, according to Hon Alexis… Link: Food, nutrition discussed during Agenda 2019 consultations

Police plan to autopsy Jelani Liburd’s body

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force is making arrangements to have an autopsy performed on the body of Jelani… Link: Police plan to autopsy Jelani Liburd’s body

Missing person, Deaundre Farrell

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CBI Programme’s strength reaffirmed

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The high due-diligence standards associated with the Citizenship by Development Programme have… Link: CBI Programme’s strength reaffirmed

Ten days left to sign up for Volunteer Corps

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –-January is an important month for the Volunteer Corps as they encourage volunteers to register and gear up to continue making a… Link: Ten days left to sign up for Volunteer Corps

Rev. Cortroy Jarvis installs three Moravian Church pastors

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Constructive dialogue between the Moravian church and the St. Kitts and Nevis government was acknowledged by Prime Minister Dr. the Hon… Link: Rev. Cortroy Jarvis installs three Moravian Church pastors

Applications encouraged to apply for Republic of China (Taiwan) scholarships

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, NEVIS –- Scholarships in a variety of fields and universities including, business, management, agriculture, Mandarin Chinese, engineering, technology and nursing are being offered by… Link: Applications encouraged to apply for Republic of China (Taiwan) scholarships

iPad stolen, Beeman offers a ‘sweet reward’

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Monique Washington CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — A “sweet reward” of a one-year supply of Nevis natural honey and $200 cash is being offered by Quentin… Link: iPad stolen, Beeman offers a ‘sweet reward’

Caribbean summit to formalise school drug, security policies

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CASTRIES, St. Lucia –- Primary and secondary school drug policies and school security to protect nine-to-25 years old youth are being discussed during a Jan.… Link: Caribbean summit to formalise school drug, security policies

Firearm found, two suspects in custody

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Police took the first illegal firearm found for the year into custody early Saturday morning, Jan. 19. During an early morning… Link: Firearm found, two suspects in custody

CIU does not support underpricing: Khan

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Loshaun Dixon BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Citizenship By Investment Unit (CIU) does not support underpricing and only processes applications that meet the face… Link: CIU does not support underpricing: Khan

Custom’s Officers attend CARICOM software training workshops

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states sponsored Jan. 18 workshops to inform air carriers, shipping agents and other cargo-related stakeholders about the… Link: Custom’s Officers attend CARICOM software training workshops

NIA to honour 2018 university graduates

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis –- University graduates who have returned to the island and contributed to its development are being honoured by the Nevis Island Administration (NIA)… Link: NIA to honour 2018 university graduates

Family recalls life with Hon. Ivan C. Buchanan, (1921-2019)

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Ivan Buchanan, one of the Federation’s first speakers of the National Assembly, was always trying to help people. Even in the… Link: Family recalls life with Hon. Ivan C. Buchanan, (1921-2019)

Young man grazed after vehicle shot at in Monkey Hill

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer By Loshaun Dixon BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — A young man’s vehicle was shot at and he was grazed following an incident this morning in Monkey… Link: Young man grazed after vehicle shot at in Monkey Hill

Five-year bilateral agreement renewed with Republic of China (Taiwan)

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- A new five-year bilateral cooperation agreement was signed today between the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Federation. The two countries… Link: Five-year bilateral agreement renewed with Republic of China (Taiwan)

Public invited to consultation about Nevis school curriculum

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — A consultation to discuss public views on the school curriculum will take place on Jan. 21 at 4:30 p.m. at the Credit… Link: Public invited to consultation about Nevis school curriculum

Police learn ‘close-protection techniques’

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– Twenty-three Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force officers received training this… Link: Police learn ‘close-protection techniques’

Capital public infrastructure projects effectively managed

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– A number of capital public infrastructure projects will make a name for the Minister of Public Infrastructure, the Honourable Ian Patches… Link: Capital public infrastructure projects effectively managed

Quarry product exports continue to expand

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The Nevis Housing and Land Development Corporation’s (NHLDC) first shipment of aggregate from the government-owned quarry at New River, left on Jan.… Link: Quarry product exports continue to expand

Sandy Point Police Station to soon have a new home

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Sandy Point Police Station, which is now housed in a rental property, will soon have a new home, according to… Link: Sandy Point Police Station to soon have a new home

Three police officers investigated, face disciplinary charges

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE. St. Kitts — Following an investigation into an incident involving two Police officers and two visitors to the Federation, three officers are now facing… Link: Three police officers investigated, face disciplinary charges

Errol Barrow Day honours ‘architect of CARICOM foreign policy’

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados –- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will celebrate Errol Barrow Day as a Barbados national holiday Jan. 21, which is also the 99th anniversary… Link: Errol Barrow Day honours ‘architect of CARICOM foreign policy’

Police Tactical Units restructured; RSS operations continue

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Two tactical units in the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) are undergoing reforms to consolidate gains achieved in… Link: Police Tactical Units restructured; RSS operations continue

Visitors arriving by air, sea, break records

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — St. Kitts and Nevis continues to experience increased visitor arrivals according to the latest statistics revealed by the St. Christopher Air… Link: Visitors arriving by air, sea, break records

Brandy remains Acting Police Commissioner

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Deputy Commissioner of Police, Hilroy Brandy, continues to function as the acting… Link: Brandy remains Acting Police Commissioner

Terrance James promoted, to restructure prison services

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Plans to restructure the Federation’s prison services, build a new prison facility… Link: Terrance James promoted, to restructure prison services

Amnesty plan to collect $2.7 million owed to Nevis Water Department

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — Domestic and commercial customers of the Nevis Water Department whose accounts are in arrears for the past three months, are urged to… Link: Amnesty plan to collect .7 million owed to Nevis Water Department

Hon Ivan C. Buchanan, CBE, JP, former House Speaker, dead at 97

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Former Speaker of the St. Kitts and Nevis National Assembly, Honourable Ivan Charles Buchanan, CBE, JP, (January 28, 1921-January 14, 2019),… Link: Hon Ivan C. Buchanan, CBE, JP, former House Speaker, dead at 97

CFBC nursing students complete week-long training workshop

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) nursing students benefited from Jan. 8 to 15 Preceptorship Training Workshop conducted by the University… Link: CFBC nursing students complete week-long training workshop

Youth group standards, guidelines developed

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- “Youth Organization Standards and Guidelines,” developed by the Department of Youth Empowerment will deepen its partnership with youth groups across the… Link: Youth group standards, guidelines developed

Former election supervisor to face misconduct trial

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– High Court Judge, His Lordship Justice Eddy Ventose on Jan. 15, dismissed… Link: Former election supervisor to face misconduct trial

Workshops emphasize Caribbean environment, trade policies

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The World Trade Organization (WTO) in collaboration with the Ministry of International Trade in St. Kitts just opened a Jan. 14… Link: Workshops emphasize Caribbean environment, trade policies

Turkish Scholarship Programme 2019

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Community Notice BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis are invited to apply for scholarships to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies in… Link: Turkish Scholarship Programme 2019

Domino League players, fans attend annual awards ceremony

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Winning teams in the 23rd annual Constituency Number Seven Dr. the Hon Timothy Harris Domino League received accolades and awards during… Link: Domino League players, fans attend annual awards ceremony

Two charged with attempted murder

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Two men have been charged in the Jan. 7 St. Paul’s shooting incident that left three injured. Twenty-nine-year-old Maverick Tyson of… Link: Two charged with attempted murder

Sandy Point shooting investigated

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred in Sandy Point in which no one was injured. The incident occurred on… Link: Sandy Point shooting investigated

Taiwan ICDF Scholarship applications available Jan. 1 to March 15

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Applications are now available for students and prospective students who want to study in the Republic of China (Taiwan). The scholarship… Link: Taiwan ICDF Scholarship applications available Jan. 1 to March 15

Federation prepares for Feb. 26-27 CARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) planning committee is preparing to host the 30th Inter-Sessional Heads of Government meeting on Feb. 26 and… Link: Federation prepares for Feb. 26-27 CARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting

Newspaper Cover for 11th January, 2019

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Newspaper Cover for 04th January, 2019

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First female fire officer licensed to drive a fire truck

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Fire Officer Louise Clarke made history by becoming the first female in the St. Kitts and Nevis Fire and Rescue Services… Link: First female fire officer licensed to drive a fire truck

Prime Minister attends Venezuelan President Maduro’s inauguration

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CARACAS, Venezuela — The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, attended the inauguration Thursday of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro… Link: Prime Minister attends Venezuelan President Maduro’s inauguration

1946 decision could set precedence in court case against Dr. Douglas

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Following the trial of the Leader of the Opposition and Parliamentary Representative for St. Christopher Six, the Right Honourable Dr. Denzil… Link: 1946 decision could set precedence in court case against Dr. Douglas

Meeting New Year’s Resolutions

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer A new year means new resolutions–how are you going to hit them? The start of the new year, here on St. Kitts like elsewhere, is… Link: Meeting New Year’s Resolutions

Brady says policing efforts paid off in 2018

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Although it was a trying year for crime fighting efforts, data gathered-to-date suggested that the number of crimes reported were down… Link: Brady says policing efforts paid off in 2018

Republic Financial Holdings discusses Scotiabank acquisition

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Senior representatives of Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) and Scotiabank met today to discuss the bank’s purchase and to obtain regulatory… Link: Republic Financial Holdings discusses Scotiabank acquisition

Police have two St. Paul’s shooting suspects in custody

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Two individuals have been taken into Police custody following the Tuesday night shooting on Lover’s Lane Alley in St Paul’s, the… Link: Police have two St. Paul’s shooting suspects in custody

Police thwart attack by armed assailants

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — swift action by Police on patrol in St. Paul’s thwarted an attack by armed assailants on three young men Monday night.… Link: Police thwart attack by armed assailants

Sir Dennis praises Caribbean Court of Justice’s accomplishments

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Former President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), the Right Honourable Sir Dennis Byron, a native of St. Kitts and… Link: Sir Dennis praises Caribbean Court of Justice’s accomplishments

St. Paul’s shooting injures three

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Three individuals are currently nursing gunshot wounds after they were shot in the leg in an alleged drive by incident last… Link: St. Paul’s shooting injures three

CBI’s Sustainable Growth Fund fast, effective route to global citizenship

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– As 2019 commences, the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF), launched last year by the Federation’s Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme, has proven… Link: CBI’s Sustainable Growth Fund fast, effective route to global citizenship

Dr. Douglas’ trial questions where his allegiance lies

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — St. Kitts and Nevis’ Leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition and Parliamentary Representative for St. Christopher Six, the Right Honourable Dr. Denzil… Link: Dr. Douglas’ trial questions where his allegiance lies

In four years, phenomenal growth seen in new business development

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- “Over the last four years, the growth in new businesses entering the formal economy has been phenomenal,” Prime Minister Dr. the… Link: In four years, phenomenal growth seen in new business development

Sports facility upgrades to encourage winter team training

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- In the coming weeks and months, sports facilities will be refurbished and enhanced in St. Kitts to encourage sports-related tourism according… Link: Sports facility upgrades to encourage winter team training

PM says unity should pervade every aspect of Federation’s life

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Unity must pervade every aspect of life in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy… Link: PM says unity should pervade every aspect of Federation’s life

PM thanks colleagues during New Year’s Gala

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- “The Executive arm of the government will continue to govern on behalf of the people,” Prime Minister of St. Kitts and… Link: PM thanks colleagues during New Year’s Gala

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