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Newcastle man killed in Charlestown

Police in Nevis is investigating the death of a man that occurred Friday afternoon in the heart of Charlestown. According to the police report, the...

Messi Leads Argentina to Copa Crown with 1-0 Win Over Brazil

Lionel Messi ended his wait for a first major international title as Argentina beat Brazil in the Copa America final in Rio's Maracana stadium. Messi,...

Lockdown ends as restrictions eased

The 24-hour lockdown in St. Kitts and Mevis has been removed and some elements of normalcy set to return next week though a nightly...

Haiti: Large Foreign Hit Squad Killed President, Police Say

BBC- A group of 28 foreign mercenaries, including retired Colombian soldiers, assassinated Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse earlier this week, police say. Most were detained after...

Haiti President Jovenel Moise Assassinated in Attack on His Residence

By Etant Dupain, Gerardo Lemos and Ivana Kottasová   (CNN)  Haiti's President Jovenel Moise was killed during an attack on his private residence early on...

39 Residents, 2 Staff Fully Recovered at HMP

As of July 06, 2021, thirty-nine residents at Her Majesty’s Prison and two members of staff have now fully recovered from the COVID-19 virus. They were...

First Dominican Prime Minister passes

The first Prime Minister of  Dominica, Patrick Roland John passed Tuesday according to reports in that country. Dominica News Online reported that John died at...

Nevis records 18th case of COVID-19

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (July 3, 2021) — The following is a media release issued by the Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration. One...

Nevis to go into full 24-hour lock down for one week

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (July 02, 2021) - - The island of Nevis will go into full 24-hour lock down for one week starting Saturday, July 03 until Monday, July 12,...

Tropical Storm Elsa Strengthens to Hurricane Near Barbados

July 2 (Reuters) - Tropical storm Elsa has strengthened into a hurricane and is about 20 miles (30 kilometers) west-southwest of Barbados with maximum...

COVID-19 Cases Worsen in Latin America, Caribbean-No End in Sight

by Anthony Boadle BRASILIA, June 30 (Reuters) - Cases of COVID-19 may be declining in North America but in most of Latin America and the...

Canada: Dozens Dead as 121 Degree Heatwave Shatters Records

A woman enters a cooling centre set up in Vancouver Dozens of people have died in Canada amid an unprecedented heatwave that has smashed temperature...

Coronavirus: Harris Extends SOE for 6 Months

The St. Kitts-Nevis coalition government Monday extended the state of emergency (SOE) by a further six months, with Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris telling...

Drought Hit Brazil Enacts Emergency Elec. Power Measures

by Ricardo Brito RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA, June 28 (Reuters) - Brazil's government on Monday unveiled emergency hydroelectric measures in response to a drought that has...

In Five Weeks, 299 Active Cases, 82 Recovered & Three Deaths...

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 28, 2021 (SKNIS): As the Lambda variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 disease continues to spread throughout communities...

PM anounces 24 hour lockdown for St. Kitts only

A complete 24-hour lockdown from 6 pm Sunday, June 27 to 5:00 am July 1. The people of St. Kitts will observe a 24-hour lockdown...

Jamaica’s Entertainment Sector to Partially Reopen July 1st

by Amelia Robinson and Sheri-Kae McLeod   Despite the pandemic, Jamaicans are in for a sweet treat of freedom come July 1st. In a presentation in...

Canadian Indigenous Group Discovers Hundreds More Unmarked Graves

Anna Mehler Paperny TORONTO, June 23 (Reuters) - A Canadian indigenous group announced on Wednesday the "horrific and shocking discovery" of hundreds of unmarked graves...

Second death from COVID announced

Less than a week after St. Kitts and Nevis recorded its first COVID-19 death, a second person has now been confirmed a victim of...

SKN records first COVID death

According to Minister of Health Akilah Byron-Nisbett at about 12:14 they received word that the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis has recorded its...

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