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Police Training School graduates 34 recruits

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Thirty-four recruits, 32 males and two females, have successfully completed a rigorous six-month training course and are set to join...

Yachting industry gains momentum

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The yachting industry in St. Kitts and Nevis is gaining strength and has potential to greatly impact the economy, Minister...

PM briefed on Feb. 27-27 CARICOM Inter-Sessional meeting

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The first 30th Caribbean Community (CARICOM) briefing session ahead of the Feb. 27-27, 2019 Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference Heads...

CBD/IDB mobilises $85mn for geothermal energy development

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados –- The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has mobilised US $85.6 million to increase...

‘Million-thanks’ welcome for Carib Breweries millionth case in 2018

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The one-millionth case of beverages rolled off a conveyor line at Carib Breweries (St. Kitts Breweries) Limited, on Dec. 14...

Tourism industry had landmark year, moving with ‘leaps and bounds’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The tourism industry in St. Kitts and Nevis is moving with “leaps and bounds,” said Minister of Tourism, Honourable Lindsay...

Record $29.9 mn national security budget allocation proposed

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Citizen security and the maintenance of law and order remain a top priority for the Government of St. Kitts and...

Team Unity administration says it has never paid airline subsidies

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Rumours that the National Unity Government is paying subsidies to airlines have been dispelled by Minister of Tourism, the Honourable...

Alexandra Hospital patients urged, pay overdue bills

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Alexandra Hospital has been adding qualified personnel at the hospital to improve its services and at the same time making...

Prime Minister calls out Opposition’s Douglas on ‘lie’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- A statement made during the budget debate by opposition leader Dr Denzil Douglas about economic data for the federation was...

CDB-funded street lighting project to save $2.2 M each year

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- An energy-efficient street lighting project funded by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is projected to save St. Kitts and Nevis...

Police advise safe holiday shopping tips

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- To improve your shopping experience, ensure your safety and to better secure your personal items, Inspector James Francis of the...

St. Kitts tremors are warning for preparedness: expert

By Kenichi Serino ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad and Tobago -- A series of small earthquakes that occurred last weekend north of St. Kitts are a warning...

The city where you don’t want to commute if you suffer...

Travel: by Eric Mackenzie Lamb (All images by the Author) You may not know this, but Bolivia’s administrative capital, La Paz, has the highest international airport...

PM asks STEP to work diligently, justify government’s spending

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Federal Government has since 2012 spent about $300 million on the People Employment Programme (PEP)/Skills Training Empowerment Programme (STEP),...

Statistics show areas with CCTV coverage have reduced crime

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The effectiveness of the Closed Circuit Television Surveillance System Project in deterring crime was highlighted on Dec. 12 by Prime...

PM Dr. Harris tables Appropriation (2019) Bill in Parliament

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- During the Dec. 12 sitting of Parliament Appropriation (2019) Bill, 2018, of approximately EC $773 million, under the theme: “Sustaining...

Assembly Speaker Perkins pledges to give Opposition’s Motion of No Confidence...

(Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Speaker of the St. Kitts-Nevis National Assembly, the Honourable A. Michael Perkins,...

East Bus Line Terminal inaugurated

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Another link in efforts to relieve street congestion and provide an economical and efficient way for commuters to get to...

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