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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Scotland: LGBTI community disproportionately impacted by discrimination

The secretary general of the Commonwealth said the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual and Intersex (LGBTI) community have been among those marginalized around the world...

Colombia’s Capital Elects Gay Woman as Mayor

  Claudia López, a gay politician who advertises herself as "incorruptible", has become the first woman to be elected mayor of Colombia's capital, Bogotá. The 49-year-old...

Kevon Hamilton sentencing Jan. 17

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Twenty-five-year-old Kevon Hamilton of St. Paul’s is set to be sentenced on January 17, 2019. Hamilton was found guilty of...

Federation mourns death of another former Head of State

Basseterre, St. Kitts-For the second time this month, the federation of St Kitts and Nevis is mourning the loss of a former Head of...

Regional Outlook: Slow Economic Growth Not Good for Jobs

A modest rise in unemployment at 8.1 per cent marks a labour outlook that is not positive, and could deteriorate this year if economic...

Richards: ‘All Clear’ after Irma’s passage

  NEMA NOTICE   The chair of the executive...

Individual charged for Hendricks death

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Police have formally charged one of the two persons taken into custody in relation to the death of Shavaughn Hendricks....

Venezuela: Maduro Govt. to Miss Talks in Protest Over US Sanctions

President Maduro CARACAS, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Venezuela's government will skip a round of Norway-brokered talks on Thursday and Friday to protest a new set...

Police investigating death of 36-year-old

Basseterre, St. Kitts -– The death of 36-year-old Kasim Buchanan, formerly of Sandy Point, who was found dead in his home on Monday (Aug....

Former BAICO policy holders to receive payment this year?

  Former BAICO policy holders to receive payment this year? ...

Missing teenager found

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- J’Mique Isaac, who was reported missing on Feb. 26, has been found. The Observer contacted the royal St. Christopher and...

Government imposes $500 penalty for not wearing face masks in public...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The mandatory wearing of face masks in public places has now officially become a fixed penalty notice (ticket), as a...

UN Wants 2021 to be the Year Child Labor Ends

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously adopted a resolution declaring 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, and...

Police investigating sexual assault incident

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Police are currently investigating a sexual assault incident that occurred on the north-western side of the island. The incident took place...

Former chief medical officer instructed to retire ‘with immediate effect’

  Former chief medical officer instructed to retire ‘with immediate effect’ By Loshaun Dixon   Basseterre, St. Kitts – Dr. Patrick Martin, former chief medical officer in St....

UN Peacekeepers Leave Chaotic Haiti After 15 Years

  Miami Herald- When the United Nations deployed 6,200 blue-helmet soldiers and 1,200 police officers in 2004 to restore order in an unruly Haiti, ruthless...

Ministry of Education closes WAHS

  NOTICE FOR IMMEDIATE ANNOUNCEMENT                         Sept. 21 The Ministry of Education hereby...

Post-mortem performed on Henry’s body

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Valery Alexandrov, performed a post-mortem on the body of Leroy Henry. Dr. Alexandrov concluded that death...

NEVLEC Nov. 14 power outage in Brown Hill, Lampar Hill

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- The following is an announcement from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding power outages. NEVLEC apologizes for the frequent interruptions...

Harris leads delegation to Taiwan

Prime Minister Timothy Harris received a warm reception early Monday morning upon his arrival at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in the Republic of...

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