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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

US to Give Asylum to Afghans Assisting Coalition Forces

© Getty Images The Biden administration is preparing to move Afghan interpreters and others who assisted American military efforts to other countries while it processes applications to...

World View: US $3.5T Budget, Taliban Surge, Iran & COVID, More

Aug 11, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown Senate OKs Dems’ $3.5T budget in latest win for Biden WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed a $3.5 trillion framework for...

Police charge Rae Clarke with Dangerous Driving

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- On Monday, October 19, 29-year-old Rae Clarke of Mattingley Heights was arrested and charged for the offence of Causing Death...

UK Sending Large Naval Strike Force to Asian Waters

Hong Kong (CNN) The largest naval flotilla assembled by Britain in recent years will set sail in May on a months' long voyage through...

Brazil: 8 Soldiers Who Shot Dead a Musician and Bystander Convicted

BBC-Eight Brazilian soldiers who shot dead a musician and a bystander in a hail of bullets have been convicted of murder. Evaldo dos Santos...

Electoral Office offers public inspection of election records

Electoral Office offers public inspection of election records  The following is a statement by Elvin Bailey, supervisor of elections: As public servants, the staff at the Electoral...

Conaree man charged with attempted murder

Glenroy Samuel of Conaree was formally charged with a warrant on April 24, 2019. Samuel was charged in the first instance with the offence of...

National Assembly meets Thursday, October 15

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Notice has been given for a sitting of the National Assembly to be held at the National Assembly Chambers, Government...

Ceara, Brazil: 147 People Murdered in 5 Days

BBC- The authorities in Brazil say 147 people have been murdered in the north-eastern state of Ceará in the first five days of a...

Haiti Jail Break: 8 Dead, Including Prison Director

CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti (AP) — A prison director was among at least eight people killed Thursday after several inmates tried to escape from a prison...

Victim succumbs to Jan. 1 shooting

By Monique Washington CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Twenty-two days after 28-year-old Jelani Liburd of Craddock Road was shot, he has succumbed to his injuries. The Observer confirmed...

Decriminalizing homosexuality plays a critical role in combatting HIV/AIDS

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Being a homosexual can result in rejection by family, being ostracized by the community, fear of getting tested for HIV/AIDS,...

Stay at Home: Quarantine Police On the Prowl

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, April 05, 2020 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – The National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) has commissioned...

Dept. of Culture documenting, preserving local Intangible Cultural Heritage

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The St. Kitts and Nevis Department of Culture will explore additional strategies to preserve and promote the intangible cultural heritage...

SKN Among Growing Number of Nations Open Only to Vaccinated Tourists

Monica Buchanan Pitrelli@MonicaPitrelli CNBC It’s one thing to require unvaccinated travelers to quarantine or undergo extra Covid tests. It’s another to bar them altogether. A small but...

8,500 Social Security recipients receive EC $22.7 million in benefits

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- More than 8,500 persons in St. Kitts and Nevis who were negatively affected due to the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic, have...

Some crime rates dropped compared to last year, others of concern

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The number of reported crimes committed for the year-to-date is less than at the same time last year, according to...

The Americas surpass one million deaths from COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- “Today marks another tragic milestone in our region: over one million people in the Americas have now died from complications of...

Man injured in Bath Village Shooting

Basseterre, St. Kitts- Police officers in Nevis are investigating a shooting incident in Bath Village that has left one individual nursing gunshot wounds. The victim is said...

COVID-19: South America Seen as ‘Most Worrying Region’

(COVID-19) vaccine in Lima, Peru March 23, 2021. REUTERS/Sebastian CastanedaSouth America is now the most worrying region for COVID-19 infections, as cases mount in...

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