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Monday, September 16, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein Dead in Jail. Suicide Suspected

BBC- Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein has been found dead in his prison cell while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, US media report. Suicide...

Officials warn on possible first hurricane of year

All eyes are on a disturbance in the Atlantic that could develop into the first hurricane this year and threaten the Lesser Antilles beginning...

Early morning fire engulfs Brantley law office

By Monique Washington  A fire broke out in the law office of Daniel Brantley and Associates in Charlestown in the early hours of Wednesday morning,...

UN Wants 2021 to be the Year Child Labor Ends

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously adopted a resolution declaring 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, and...

Honeymooner Recovering After Falling into St. Kitts’ Volcano

Newlyweds Clayton and Acaime Chastain never imagined their honeymmon on St. Kitts  would wind up with a Go Fund Me campaign to pay for...

Hurricane Barry Briefly, Now a Tropical Storm Flooding Louisiana

BBC- Storm Barry has made landfall in Louisiana, where officials have warned of potentially life-threatening floods. The storm reached hurricane strength as it neared...

Man stabbed to death in Newtown

A 58-year-old man has been killed in a stabbing attack on Tuesday evening in Newtown, St. Kitts and Nevis police said. Police received a report...

Destination USA: Tens of Thousands of World’s Poor Overwhelming Panama

By Todd Bensman Panama- The singer Neil Diamond said it decades ago, "They're coming to America." Like the proverbial "bulge in the belly of the...

Sir Tapley appoints integrity commission chair replacement

Governor-General Sir SW Tapley Seaton has appointed retired judge Pearletta Laans as chairperson of the Integrity of Public Life Commission, replacing Damian Kelsick who...

Beloved farmer and cook killed in Douglas Estate fire

By Kenichi Serino A blaze at All B’s Bar in Douglas Estate in the early hours of Thursday morning left one person dead, Cleveland “Gregory”...

St. Vincent and Grenadines becomes smallest nation elected to UN Security...

St. Vincent and Grenadines made history on Friday, becoming the smallest nation to be elected to the United Nations Security Council. Speaking to the press...

Commonwealth to set out anti-corruption framework

The Commonwealth secretariat is developing an anti-corruption framework that will help member countries investigate and prosecute corruption offences. The Commonwealth Anti-Corruption Benchmarks framework is being...

Development Bank hailed by Department of Sports in Nevis for promoting...

The three secondary schools on Nevis participated in the Nevis High Schools’ Basketball Tournament that concluded early in May, and newcomers Nevis International Secondary...

Harris upholds the integrity of CBI programme

Prime Minister Timothy Harris  condemned recent attempts to place unfounded sanctions on St. Kitts and Nevis’ platinum-branded Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programme on May...

New Basseterre High School site does not pose a threat to...

The site of the new Basseterre High School in Ponds Estate is at least 1,000 feet downstream of the closest well in an area...

Harris expresses condolences on the passing of Edward Seaga

Prime Minister Timothy Harris, who is also chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), extends heartfelt condolences to the people of Jamaica and the Caribbean...

Alexandra and JNF Hospitals working toward global Baby-Friendly Hospital certification

The main healthcare facilities in St. Kitts and on Nevis, the Joseph N. France General Hospital and the Alexandra Hospital respectively, are in the...

Harris hosts luncheon in honour of Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph...

Prime Minister Timothy Harris today  hosted a special luncheon at Marshall’s Restaurant on May 28 in recognition of the visit to the country by...

Sewage from new BHS will not affect water wells: Report

  By Loshaun Dixon Sewage from the new Basseterre High School (BHS) is not expected to affect water wells in the area, according to the Environmental...

Leaders from the Caribbean region convene in Barbados to take collective...

This week, more than 500 delegates from 20 Caribbean countries will be gathering in Bridgetown to discuss priorities and solutions to tackle climate and...

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