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Monday, January 27, 2020

NASPA Temporarily Suspends Charlestown Tender Pier Refurbishment Due to High Seas

The Nevis Air and Sea Ports Authority (NASPA) said Thursday a decision was taken to suspend the refurbishment of the Charlestown tender pier to...

Brantley-Pompeo Meet: De Risking, Blacklisting Discussed

By Loshaun Dixon Federation Minister of Foreign Affairs Mark Brantley pitched regional issues as they relate to ‘de-risking’ and blacklisting to USA Secretary of State...

S.T.E.P. mourns passing of Director Wendell Wattley 

Management, staff and participants at the Skills Training Empowerment Programme (STEP) are mourning the death of Director Mr. Wendell Wattley in the early hours...

NDMD receives final consignment of multi-million dollar gift from Japan

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA), through the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD), recently received the final consignment of a multi-million dollar gift package from...

Caribbean American Immigrants Allowed to List Ancestry on Census Form

Felicia J. Persaud   CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 21, 2020: For the first time in the history of the U.S. Census, persons from...

From the Caribbean, Died Loved, Yet Alone In US: Do You...

Dwight Claxton, a homeless veteran who died in Mount Vernon, is mourned by neighbors so moved by his passing that hey want to make...

NASPA Suspends Services at Charlestown Sea Port for 2nd day due to high seas 

In an effort to ensure the safety of clients and vessel operators, the Nevis Air and Sea Ports Authority (NASPA) has continued to suspend...

PM: Homeownership Facilitates Laying Roots in Communities

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, took part Friday at a house-allocation ceremony held at Phillips’ Village, where 17 new homeowners received keys...

Department of Agriculture Receives Financing for Pest and Monkey Control

The Department of Agriculture has received funding to aid in its pest control measures and addressing the ongoing monkey problem, Director of Agriculture, Melvin...

NWD: Well redevelopment works at Hamilton to temporarily affect Bath Stream

The Nevis Water Department announced it is mobilized to start the redevelopment phase of the Hamilton Estate well during the week of Jan. 20,...

Haiti Near Top of Food Deprived Nations

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Global Hunger Index (GHI) has ranked Haiti 111th out of 117 countries — an indication of an...

Immigrant Surge: Mexican Officials Close Guatemala Border

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities closed a border entry point in southern Mexico on Saturday after thousands of Central American migrants tried...

Cocaine Seized in Major Bust Destroyed

The Anti-Narcotics Unit destroyed 124 packages of cocaine seized by members of the security forces last year, along with thousands of kilograms of compressed marijuana, a large number of...

Tourism Officials Seek to Consolidate Gains in Stay Over Arrivals

Tourism officials in St. Kitts and Nevis are currently reviewing their strategy to boost stay over arrivals following two years that have seen more...

PM Thanks National Honours Awardees

Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris paid homage to 19 outstanding citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis Wednesday...

EIA commences for Fort Charles Reclamation and Protection Project at Bath...

A two-member team from Jamaica is on Nevis to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to begin the Fort Charles Reclamation and Protection Project...

NEVLEC reports on status of power supply affected by high winds

The Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) issued a report Tuesday regarding the impact of the high winds that have affected Nevis over the past...

Expert: Cannabis Industry Should Primarily Benefit Locals

Chairman of the Cannabis Core Committee, Dr. Wycliffe Baird, a regional expert on cannabis, said the proposed establishment of a cannabis industry in St....

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