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Friday, April 19, 2019

Successful farmer credits STEP for role in food security

A twenty seven-year-old national in the Cayon area, who started farming as a hobby while still in school, is today one of the most...

Averil Gumbs named 2019 National Bank International Woman of the Year...

Averil Gumbs, an educator for over 33 years, has been named the 2019 National Bank International Woman of the Year recipient in Education as...

St. Kitts and Nevis among countries to sign post-Brexit trade agreement

St. Kitts and Nevis was one of nine Caribbean countries which have signed an agreement to preserve existing preferential trade terms between their countries...

Natta wins ruling, civil servants allowed to run for office: lawyer

By Loshaun Dixon The High Court in Basseterre has ruled that civil servants can run for office, paving the way for Leon Natta-Nelson of the...

Special Olympics team wins eight gold medals

The St. Kitts and Nevis 13-member athletic team that participated in seven sports at the 2019 Special Olympics Games that took place in Abu...

Skerritt topples Cameron to take presidency at CWI

By Loshaun Dixon Former Minister of Tourism in St Kitts and Nevis Ricky Skerritt is the new president of Cricket West Indies (CWI) after he...

New ultrasound machine commissioned at the Alexandra Hospital 

CHARLESTOWN — A brand new Philips Affiniti Ultrasound system was commissioned at the Alexandra Hospital last week by the Nevis Island Administration (NIA). The ultrasound machine...

Legendary fast bowler James ‘Head’ Harris Passes

By Loshaun Dixon One of the best fast bowlers from St. Kitts and Nevis, James "Head" Harris passed away earlier this week bringing shock to his...

PLP re-elects National Executive at convention

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...

“Phase 2” of Island Main road rehabilitation to start

BASSETERRE – “Phase 2” of the Island Main road rehabilitation project is set to continue with a signing ceremony for local contractors to be held...

EU excludes SKN from banking blacklist

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...

Nevis calls for water conservation as dry spell hits

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...

Nevis Debaters emerge winners for the third consecutive year

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...

Man charged with firearm’s possession

Basseterre, St. Kitts -- The man who was taken into Police custody in relation to a firearm that was found in the Village area...

Shavaught Hendricks cause of death determined

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Valery Alexandrov, performed a post-mortem on the body of Shavaughn Hendricks of Lime Kiln Housing Project. Dr....

Nevis Household Assistance cheque distribution schedule

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- The following is an announcement from the Social Services Department in the Nevis Island Administration regarding the distribution of cheques for...

Runaway teen in Police custody

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...

Post-mortem performed on Henry’s body

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Valery Alexandrov, performed a post-mortem on the body of Leroy Henry. Dr. Alexandrov concluded that death...

Individual charged for Hendricks death

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Police have formally charged one of the two persons taken into custody in relation to the death of Shavaughn Hendricks....

Missing teenager found

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- J’Mique Isaac, who was reported missing on Feb. 26, has been found. The Observer contacted the royal St. Christopher and...

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