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Sunday, May 24, 2020

Brazil: 881 Dead from Coronavirus in One Day

A member of the Municipal Civil Guard checks the temperature of a pedestrian in the city of Niterói   BBC- Brazil has recorded its highest daily...

Int. Nurses Day: ‘We Still Have Empathy, Sympathy, Courage and Dedication’

Simone Harris   NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (May 12, 2020) -- The following is a statement by Simone Harris, President of the Nevis Nurses Association (NNA), on...

For Sao Paulo’s Homeless a Choice Between Freezing or Dying from...

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s biggest homeless population has begun succumbing to COVID-19, and activists warn the worst is yet to come as colder...

Branson Selling Spaceship Stock to Save Virgin Atlantic

Richard Branson has agreed to sell shares worth around AU$765 million in his Virgin Galactic space business to raise funds for his struggling airline...

A&B: New Virus Face Mask Rules Possible After Recent Robbery

by Orville Williams Following the brazen daytime robbery in Parham last Friday, new ‘face-covering’ protocols could soon be implemented, to dissuade the unscrupulous actions of...

PM Harris Lauds Farmers for Ensuring Pandemic Food Security

Photo: Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris admires the produce of a local farmer during a previous walkthrough of the Basseterre Public Market.   BASSETERRE,...

Colombian Airline Avianca Files for Bankruptcy in US Court

Colombia's national airline, Avianca, has filed for bankruptcy protection in a US court, a victim of Coronavirus. The carrier is the second-largest in Latin America,...

Rock & Roll Great Little Richard Dies at 87

David Browne     Little Richard, a founding father of rock and roll whose fervent shrieks, flamboyant garb, and joyful, gender-bending persona embodied the spirit and sound...

PM Harris on Easing Emergency Restrictions

Prime Minister the Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris On the State of Emergency  Thursday, 7th May 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDxeoClRatM&feature=youtu.be My Fellow Citizens and Residents: As we continue the fight...

America Set for Depression Era Economy, Trump Game Plan Undone

US April unemployment jobs data set to be highest since Depression; Trump administration shelved guide to reopening nation The economic inferno that has engulfed America...

Venezuela: Americans Confess Maduro Kidnap Attempt

President Nicolás Maduro (left) held a briefing, after Venezuela showed what it said were detained US citizens Luke Denman and Airan Berry (right)   BBC-...

Virus Causing Biggest Carbon Emissions Drop in History

Global carbon emissions from energy are expected to fall by almost 8% in 2020 in the biggest drop in history as a result of...

Virtual School Classes Delayed for Teacher Training

By Monique Washington   The Ministry of Education’s plans for school students to begin virtual lessons online have been delayed because teachers are still being trained. Schools...

Corona: And Then There Were Three

  By Loshaun Dixon   Only three active cases of COVID-19 remain in St. Kitts and Nevis after the confirmed recovery cases jumped to 12. Chief Medical Officer...

Virus: Trumps Says People are Happier, But His People Predict Daily...

New internal projections from the Trump administration suggest U.S. deaths will grow on a daily basis to 3,000 by the beginning of June, weeks after...

Half Moon Bay Resident Assaulted in Home Invasion Robbery

  By Staff Writer   A resident of Half Moon Bay was physically assaulted and robbed on Saturday by masked assailants who burst into her home. Sue Woodard...

Venezuela Claims to Foil Terrorist Invasion Staged by Ex US Soldier

Security forces in Macuto following what the opposition claims was a "staged" incursion   BBC- The Venezuelan government has said it foiled an attempted sea...

2 More Virus Recoveries, 7 to Go, No New Cases

  More than 50% of the 15 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 disease in St. Kitts and Nevis have now recovered and no new...

Students Glad to be Home, Express Gratitude to SKN Govt.

The St. Kitts-Nevis Students’ Association of Jamaica (SKNSAJ) expressed “sincere gratitude” to the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis for “facilitating and ensuring the...

UK Afro-Caribbean Virus Death Rate 3X that of Whites

COVID-19 in the UK starkly illustrates the racial and ethnic divide between its Black and White populations. Coronavirus is killing black Caribbean people in...

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