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Climate Change, Mental Health Wellness and Matters Affecting Young People Addressed at Forum

Issues related to setting and achieving career goals, the expected outcomes of Youth Month 2019, youth activism on environmental matters, and assistance for young...

Workshop Aims to Aid Cultural Preservation

A week-long community-based inventorying workshop is being held this week at the National ICT Center at the Industrial Site, part of The United Nations...

PM, Ambassador Hold Public One-on-One Meetings

More than a hundred citizens and residents met at the Constituency Office of People’s Action Movement’s (PAM’s) caretaker for Constituency Two, Ambassador Jonel Powell,...

Education of Citizens Part of Global Entrepreneurship Week Focus

The education of citizens about what it means to be an entrepreneur is a key objective for Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2019, Minister with...

Police Briefs: Lamberts Man Charged by Police and Customs

Edmond Couzier, of Lamberts, has received several charges from both the Police and the Customs and Excise Department after a package he went to...

US: Dominican National Gets 12 years Prison for Drug Import Scheme

New Haven, Conn. - Arrinson De La Cruz, 40, a citizen of the Dominican Republic, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Janet C....

Queen Strips Prince Andrew of Royal Duties over Epstein Relationship

Prince Andrew announced on Wednesday that he was stepping away from public life (AFP via Getty Images) The Queen summoned Prince Andrew to Buckingham Palace...

Out with Old, In with New at Grammy Nominations

1 of 7 Lizzo performing at the Voodoo Music Experience in New Orleans. Genre-mashing, bold and chart-topping new artists have caught the attention of the...

Cuba Accuses US Diplomat of Fomenting Divisions Among Its People

  HAVANA (AP) — Cuba has accused the top U.S. diplomat in the country of working closely with José Daniel Ferrer, the detained head of...

Colombia Next SA Nation to Stage Protests Against Govt.

President Ivan Duque (Center) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombians angry with conservative President Iván Duque are hoping to channel Latin America’s wave of discontent as...

Bolivia Death Toll 32, New Election Sought as Violence Rages

Ousted President Evo Morales' Supporters March Bolivia's interim president has asked Congress to approve new elections as violence rages following the resignation of Evo Morales....

Grenada: GTA Completes Successful Secondary Schools Career Series

The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) has successfully completed its ‘Career Series’ in twenty Secondary schools across the tri-island state. The GTA team shared with...

US Embassy Urges Caution in Run-Up to Dominica Election

In the wake of current election protests in Dominica, the US Embassy is warning American tourists and its employees to be wary and stay...

Grand Bahama: Dorian Gone, Weddings Back

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, November 20, 2019…… Grand Bahama Island welcomed its first international destination wedding recently since Hurricane Dorian. Fay Rickhuss and Thomas Doyle from...

Premier Brantley’s monthly press conference slated for Nov. 27

The Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, will host his monthly press conference Wednesday, Nov. 27at 10 a.m. at the Cabinet Room on the second...

NEVLEC advises of scheduled power outages for Thursday and Friday

The Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) advised customers Wednesday regarding scheduled power outages for Nov. 21 and 22. A power outage is scheduled for Thursday to facilitate vegetation...

Defending champions force third game in Constituency #7 Domino League finals

Saddlers Domino Club players let a golden chance slip away at the Lodge Community Centre in Lodge Project Tuesday evening as defending champions Parsons...

Nevis’ Junior Gender Affairs Minister’s address to mark International Men’s Day 2019

The Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), delivered the following address to mark International Men’s Day...

Special Sitting of National Assembly to Recognize Most Remarkable Teens

The Order Paper has been circulated for a special sitting of the National Assembly to be held at the National Assembly Chambers, Government Headquarters,...

Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Thanks St. Kitts and Nevis for Support During Recent Visit

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Cuba, Mr. Rogelio Sierra Díaz, expressed appreciation on behalf of his government to the government...

Outstanding Males Recognized as St Kitts and Nevis Celebrates International Men’s Day

Ten outstanding males and a corporate partner in St. Kitts and Nevis were recognized for their invaluable contributions to the development of the twin-island federation...

$1.35b Appeal for Venezuelan Refugees in S.A., Caribbean

CARACAS, Venezuela – A US$1.35 billion appeal has been launched to meet the increasing humanitarian needs of Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Latin America...

Cozumel Proposes Tiny Tax on Cruise Ship Passengers

The Mexican tourist resort of Cozumel is proposing its first tax on cruise ship passengers. But the island off Mexico’s Caribbean coast says it...

Haiti Mourns Five Protest Deaths

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Wails filled a church in Haiti's capital on Tuesday during funeral services for five people killed in anti-government protests that began...

‘We Will Fight to the Very End’: Hong Kong Students

Daily Mail- Dozens of pro-democracy protesters remained holed up inside a besieged Hong Kong university campus for a fourth straight day on Wednesday as...

Faith Based Schools Must Adapt to Changing World

Dr. Roderick Hewitt Faith-based schools must reshape their curricula and revenue structure in order to be relevant to the needs of modern-day students and to...

At Least 3 Dead in More Bolivia Protests Over Morales Removal

El ALTO, Bolivia (AP) — Police and soldiers on Tuesday escorted gasoline tankers from a major Bolivian fuel plant that had been blockaded for...

Strong Earthquake Shakes Central Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A strong earthquake has rattled central Argentina, though authorities say there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The...

Integrity in Public Life Bill amendments focusing on penalties, confidentiality passes unopposed at Nevis Island Assembly sitting

A Bill to amend the principal legislation — Integrity in Public Life Ordinance No 2. of 2013 — passed unopposed at a sitting of...

UK: Johnson & Corbyn Go Head to Head in TV Debate

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have come out neck-and-neck following a high-profile leaders' debate ahead of the general election. Opinion was split over who actually...

Police Use Teargas Against Dominica Election Reform Protesters

A protest over election reform erupted on the Caribbean island of Dominica, with more than 200 people fighting police before being dispersed with tear...

Montserrat: MCAP Opposition Party Wins General Election, Taylor-Farrell New PM

The new MCAP winning Team RADES, Montserrat– Easton Taylor-Farrell was sworn in as Montserrat’s new premier, after his Movement for Change and Prosperity (MCAP) won...

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Officially Launches E-Litigation Portal in St Kitts and Nevis

The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) officially launched its E-Litigation Portal Monday, which streamlines the components of judicial processes covering areas such as electronic...

Airbnb Making an Impact in Cuba’s Tourist Boom

Tourism is on the rise in Cuba, with 5.1 million international visitors expected in 2019. As the inequality widens between government workers and entrepreneurs,...

Final Defendant Pleads Guilty in International Cellphone Fraud Scheme

Edgar Estarlin Peralta Lopez, 42, a citizen and resident of the Dominican Republic, pleaded guilty today in Miami, Florida, to multiple criminal charges in...

Jamaican Minister Assures US, Links with China for Trade Only

  FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Senior Government Minister Audley Shaw on Saturday sought to assure the United States that Jamaica's relationship with the Republic of China...

Fifa Officials Open New Home of T&T Football

FIFA President Gianni Infantino, alongside Concacaf President and FIFA Vice-President Victor Montagliani, initiated today a tour of Caribbean and Central American countries with a...

‘Disturbing Evidence’ of Trinidadian Families in Syrian POW Camp

Responding to a Middle East Eye report that revealed scores of Trinidadian nationals, including over 70 children, were stuck in the dangerously overcrowded al-Hol...

Venezuela Opposition Fizzling as Supporters Flee Country

Opposition politician Juan Guaido raises his right fist as he greets supporters at a rally, in Caracas, Venezuela' CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opposition leader Juan...

4 Shot in Haiti Anti-Moise Protest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — At least four people were shot and wounded during a small protest in Haiti’s capital Monday after a speech by...

Amazon Forest Destructon Up 30% This Year

Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest increased by 29.5% in 12 months, the highest rate since 2008, the country's space agency reports. The rainforest lost 9,762...

California: 4 Killed, 6 Wounded in Football Party Shooting

  (CNN) - A group of family and friends were gathered in a backyard Sunday to watch a football game when two gunmen sneaked into...

Biannual Biometrics Collection in St. Kitts and Nevis in 2020 for Canadian Visa

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Monday persons wishing to travel to Canada for tourism, work, study or permanent residency will no longer need...

Nevis Junior Education Minister commends winners in local leg of OECS Courts Reading Competition

Hon. Troy Liburd, Junior Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), sang the praises of two primary school students who emerged triumphant...

Implementation of Assessments Strengthen Response to Effects of Climate Change

Representatives from the Caribbean National Resources Institute (CANARI) are currently in St. Kitts and Nevis undertaking a training workshop with a local field team...

Prime Minister attends Harvest Thanksgiving Service at St. John’s Capisterre

With Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris in attendance, the Rev. Canon P. Allister Rawlins of the St. John’s Parish Church, St. John’s...

St. Kitts and Nevis Congratulates Kingdom of Morocco on Anniversary of Independence

The government of St. Kitts and Nevis has extended congratulations to the government and people of the Kingdom of Morocco on the occasion of...

Police Briefs: Man Charged for Firearm and Ammunition Possession

Police formally arrested and charged 30-year-old Daryl Tross of Bird Rock for the offences of Possession of a Firearm and Possession of Ammunition Sunday. Tross...

Diabetes Association Hosts Successful ‘Walk Against Diabetes’ 

President of the St. Kitts Diabetes Association, Nurse Christine Wattley, said Saturday’s Walk against Diabetes was its most successful, having attracted the largest number...

PM, Ambassador to Meet with Residents Wednesday

Prime Minister and National Political Leader of the People’s Labour Party (PLP), Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, along with the People’s Action Movement’s (PAM’s)...

PM: Government promoting healthy lifestyles

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) constitute the major cause of deaths in the region, but Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris said people can take...

Commissioner, ACP Share Crime Reduction Strategy with Regional Counterparts

Members of the High Command of The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force recently returned from Barbados, where they were invited to make...

Senior Minister Amory Commends Church Organizations for Community Outreach

Government officials and members of the church fraternity came together Thursday at Government House to celebrate, encourage, recognize, and join in fellowship and applaud...

UNESCO’s Education and Water Policy expertise extolled by Federation’s Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Hon. Shawn Richards, touched on a topic close to his ministerial portfolio — education — before...

CSEC Valedictorian of CSS Graduating Class of 2019 tells fellow graduands anything is possible

Ms. Shanya Taylor, valedictorian for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) in the Charlestown Secondary School’s (CSS) Graduating Class of 2019, told fellow graduands...

Bahamas: Dorian Devastation Calculated at $3.4b

GREAT ABACO, The Bahamas – According to a new report published by the Inter-American Development Bank, the total cost of the impacts and effects of...

6 Arrested, 1 Sought in Murder of DR School Teacher

  Dominican Republic authorities have named six people arrested over the murder of a US teacher who was tied up, gagged, tortured and strangled to...

Haiti’s Unpopular President Calls for Int. Aid to Avert Humanitarian Crisis

By Sarah Marsh and Andre PaultrePORT-AU-PRINCE, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Haiti needs international support to tackle an unfolding humanitarian crisis, President Jovenel Moise said...

Chile to Hold Vote on Nation’s Constitution

  Chile has announced it will hold a referendum on the country's constitution following weeks of anti-government protests. Protesters are demanding social reforms and a change...

PM Harris Reaffirmed Mutual Ties During Cuban Envoy Visit to St. Kitts

Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, received  Cuban deputy foreign minister Rogelio Sierra, who is on an official visit to that...

Venice the New Atlantis? Undewater Again

Getty Images Large parts of Venice are under water again. It's after as another exceptionally high tide swamped the Italian city. Three of the worst 10...

Migrants Stuck in Lawless Limbo Within Sight of America

By MARIA VERZAyesterday 1 of 24 Migrants wait for U.S. authorities to reopen a legal port of entry between Matamoros, Mexico, and Brownsville, Texas, after the...

Mass Prison Rape in Haiti to be Investigated

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Authorities in Haiti said late Friday they are investigating allegations that a group of male inmates raped 10 women in...

UN Envoy Calls for Talks to End Bolivia’s Deadly Violence

Supporters of ousted President Evo Morales LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Shadowed by street violence and food shortages, a U.N. envoy is urging the government...

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