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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Treasury department fully functional after fire

By L. K. Hewlett Recovery efforts have begun at the St. Kitts Treasury Chambers after the first floor was gutted by fire on May 18th. The...

Life after sugar for ex-SSMC workers

By L. K. Hewlett The SSMC Transition Management Office has organised two new workshops for displaced sugar workers. Facilitators from Barbados and St. Vincent are conducting...

Scientists meet for whaling forum

By L. K. Hewlett More than 200 scientists have gathered in the Federation as preparations began for the 58th International Whaling Commission in June. Cedric Liburd,...

Disaster simulation workshop held prior to full scale crash imitation module...

By Anastasha Elliott The Disaster Management Office, on Thursday and Friday of this week, held a Disaster Simulation Workshop for first responders and other stakeholders...

Nevis’ AIDS victims got disease in their teens

By Anastasha Elliott Current numbers do not show the true picture of HIV/AIDS infection in Nevis, said Andrea Nisbett, co-ordinator of the HIV/AIDS Programme. Nevis has...

Animal impound fees to be revised

Liz Rahaman Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Housing, Agriculture, Fisheries and Consumer Affairs, Dr. Hermia Morton-Anthony, has announced that the legislation regarding pound fees...

Tourist resort for south eastern peninsula

By Liz Rahaman Parliament last week past a resolution that would allow the Federal Government to take more than 852 acres of land from private...

Parliament passes electoral reform resolution

By Liz Rahaman Parliament on May 25 passed a resolution to start the process of electoral reform, based on advice made two years ago by...

CPO thinks killers got off lightly

By Anastasha Elliott It is a shame that not one of the five men, convicted for the murder of a 16-year-old boy, were sentenced to...

Perps pay the price

The following persons were convicted in the past two weeks in the Federation’s magistrates courts. Ike Tross, of Lime Kiln Project — insulting language. Cautioned...

Recovered A Gun

Police on Tuesday recovered a gun that may have been used in the murder of Loxley James, of Challengers Village, in December of 2004. Police...

Students saved after eating chicken laced with deadly pesticide

By Liz Rahaman Quick thinking and reaction by the staff at the Emergency Service Unit of the Joseph N. France Hospital saved the lives of...

$70K Drug Bust in Newtown

Police confiscated more than $70,000 worth of drugs in a recent raid in Newtown. The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force and the Defense...

Loud silence from health department on poisoned school children

he Health Department has yet to release an official report into the food poisoning of six primary school children. It has been three weeks since...

Immigration bill among six passed in parliament

By Liz Rahaman The National House of Assembly on Thursday enacted six Bills into law after the requisite number of readings by the respective Ministers...

Green Valley queen pageant coming stronger this year

This year the Green Valley Festival will feature a Queen of Queen competition  and will see seven past contestants vie for the title of...

Telecommunications ‘Cell War’ means more benefits for consumers

By L.K. Hewlett With the opening up of the Telecommunication market, St. Kitts has seen the emergence of two new Mobile phone companies; Digicel and...

The Tale of whales’-for all to see

By Liz Rahaman Executive Director of the National Museum Patricia Williams is encouraging the general public and especially school children to take advantage of the...

Students to estimate how far a Tsunami will go inland

By Anastasha Elliott What do you think would happen if a Tsunami was to hit Nevis? The third form students of the Lyn Jeffers High School...

The world of telecommunication has grown

By L.K. Hewlett ‘Promoting Global Security’ was the theme for World Telecommunications Day celebrated last Wednesday. World Telecommunications Day is celebrated on the May 17 each...

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