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University of West Indies commissioned to complete Carnival impact study

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- A study aimed at understanding the real impact of Carnival to the economy of St. Kitts and Nevis will be...

Six Nevis Health Centres offer free cervical cancer screenings on Jan....

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis –- A free pap-smear clinic for sexually active women and girls at will take place at six of the island’s Health...

Prime Minister: ‘My deepest inspiration has always come from the people’

BASSETERRE, St. KITTS -- Prime Minister Dr. the Hon Timothy Harris, who was first elected as a Member of Parliament for St. Christopher Seven...

St. Kitts Music Festival will feature many performers

The 2019 edition of the St. Kitts Music Festival (SKMF) is set to build upon the success of last year’s event that has been...

‘Island Constables’ attend police training to patrol tourist areas

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– Month-long classes began this week at the Police Training School to train specialized auxiliary police, called “Island Constables” to patrol...

Government warns of rental shortage for Music Festival

By Loshaun Dixon BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- An accommodation shortage is expected at this year’s St. Kitts Music Festival and home owners are being...

Republic of China (Taiwan) delegates review Federation opportunities

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Representatives from government agencies, the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan), and the Chamber of Industry and Commerce held...

Carnival prize-giving set for April 20

Carnival prize-giving set for April 20 By Monique Washington The official date for the St. Kitts and Nevis National Carnival prize giving ceremony is April 20. National...

Assembly denies Opposition’s Motion of No Confidence

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The National Assembly, which convened today, Dec. 24, saw the Motion of No-Confidence (MONC) in the Government of St. Kitts...

Robelto Hector elected new NRP leader

By Monique Washington CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Robelto Hector has been elected as the new leader of the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP), taking over the...

Wage deductions, increased new taxes to sustain Universal Healthcare

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Universal Healthcare funding will be provided by a combination of wage deductions and increased and new taxes on the lottery,...

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...

Tree-planting symbolises growth of bilateral relations

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- In commemoration of the Independence 35 Civil Service Community Day held on Sept. 27, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in...

Harris, delegation safe after Thursday’s earthquake in Taiwan

The St. Kitts and Nevis delegation, led by Prime Minister Timothy Harris, that is currently on an official visit to the Republic of China...

Jason Liddie sentenced

Jason Liddie, who was convicted on February 22, 2019 for the offences of Rape, Housebreaking and Larceny, was sentenced on April 8. Liddie was sentenced...

National Clean-up Campaign goes into high gear

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Clean-up activities spanned from Cayon to Conaree, Kittstodarts to Taylors, Shadwell and St. Peters as Solid Waste Management Corporation’s (SWMC)...

SKN to Benefit from EU Geo-Thermal Scheme

NEW YORK, USA —St. Kitts and Nevis plus four other eastern Caribbean nations Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, and St Vincent and the Grenadines will...

3,500 receive second PAP dispersement

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Poverty Alleviation Programme has dispersed its second payment to more than 3,500 St. Kitts and Nevis residents who according...

Minister Marion Hall, local performers highlighted in Gospel Concert activities

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– Popular Jamaican performer, Gospel Minister Marion Hall, formerly Lady Saw, and accomplished local performers highlighted the Sunday night, ‘To God...

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