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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

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...

IMF’s $2.5 Billion Caribbean Tourism Rescue Package

As much as $2.5 billion of recovery funds could be immediately injected into the Caribbean to combat a Covid-19 collapse in tourism. The financial support...

2 More SKN Corona Recoveries, 9 Still Being Treated

Dr. Hazel Laws   By Loshaun Dixon The number of active COVID19 cases in St. Kitts and Nevis continues to decrease as another two have been declared...

School Lunches to be Provided for Needy Students

Shawn Richards   By Loshaun Dixon Though the re-opening of school has been delayed, the School Meals Programme in St. Kitts and Nevis will provide hot meals...

ECLAC VidConference: Funding, Debt Relief Needed to Face Virus

ECLAC News - Borrowing is Not an Option for Caribbean Countries, Access to Concessional Funding and Debt Relief is Urgently Needed to Face the...

Strong Earthquake Off Cuban Coast

An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale has hit off the coast of Cuba. Tsunami evaluations are in progress after the earthquake hit...

UK PM Johnson Gets Baby Son 3 Days After Corona Recovery

UK PM Boris Johnson has announced the birth of a baby boy with fiancée Carrie Symonds. The birth came just three days after Johnson...

US 61,000 Virus Deaths Eclipses Troop Fatalities in Vietnam War

It only took four months of the COVID-19 pandemic to kill more  Americans than in 11 years of the Vietnam War. In a solemn milestone...

Harris on Sky News: New Tourism Will Be Concerned with Health...

St. Kitts and Nevis' Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, spoke on the effects the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the Federation as...

Stranded SKN Students to be Flown Home from Jamaica

  The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is repatriating 53 of the Federation’s students studying in Jamaica who have had difficulty getting home due...

Chilie to Issue Corona Recovery Certificates

Chile's government has said it will go ahead with a controversial plan to issue certificates to people who have recovered from Covid-19. The documents would...

Saddlers Man Charged with Murder of Parsons Village Man

Dania Phipps of Saddlers has been charged with the murder of Clement Mills of Parson Ground. The incident took place last week during a 24-hour...

4 of 15 SKN COVID-19 Patients Recover

Four of the 15 cases of COVID19 diagnosed in St. Kitts and Nevis have recovered according to health officials in St. Kitts and Nevis. The...

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