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Saturday, August 15, 2020

State of Emergency in Effect, Residents Asked to Stay Home

The Governor General, His Excellency Sir Tapley Seaton, by virtue of the powers of Section 19 of the Constitution, signed a Proclamation Friday declaring...

Government Welcomes 34-Member Medical Brigade from Cuba

A 34-member delegation of health specialists from the Republic of Cuba arrived at the RLB International Airport in St. Kitts Saturday to assist the...

Federation Revises Travel Advisory

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has revised its travel advisory in response to the rapid spread of the novel corona virus (COVID-19),...

Teenage Pregnancy – Does Age Really Matter?

The sight of a young girl with a ‘big belly’ is a fairly common one in the Caribbean. A United Nations Report (2013) indicated...

St. Kitts and Nevis Announces Revised Travel Advisory

The government of St. Kitts and Nevis is imposing the following travel advice and restrictions in response to the rapid intensification and widespread distribution...

Stem cell vs. regenerative research?

Dr. the Honourable Prime Minster Harris criticizes former PM, his supporters as ‘fear-mongers, acting at the highest level of irresponsibility’ By Dave Kaiser Stem cell research...

Confronting Mental Health Issues in St. Kitts & Nevis – The...

Ours is a paradise, nevertheless, as a middle income country, in fact the smallest independent nation in the entire Western Hemisphere, our developmental challenges...

Government Continues to Protect Borders to Safeguard Against Covid-19

As COVID-19, also referred to as the Novel Coronavirus, continues to spread rapidly worldwide, the Government of St. Kitts continues to protect its borders...

ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION – A CURSE FOR MAN

A man can be considered to have erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence when he has difficulty with either getting an erection or with keeping...

Mental Health First Aid

Mental illness is common. In the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada an estimated 17% - 20% of persons experience mental illness (NHS...

Suspected COVID-positive persons quarantined at JNF Hospital

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- As the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to further safeguard itself from the COVID-19 virus, quarantining remains in...

State of the art medical clinic officially launches in Nevis

“The envy of the Caribbean,” is how Junior Health Minister Hazel Brandy-Williams termed the state of the art medical clinic Rejunoviva which officially launched...

HARD FACTS: HIV/AIDS IN ST. KITTS-NEVIS

By Floyd French Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) - Like other forms of information, statistics may be distorted for a sensational or bias effect. A recent media...

COVID-19: Cruise Ship Passengers Denied Permission to Disembark

Senior Ministry of Health officials and members of the St. Kitts and Nevis Medical Board were consulted by Cabinet regarding the Cruise Ship MV...

Discussions To Address Caribbean Nursing Shortage

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- Jamaica’s minister of health, Dr Fenton Ferguson, says that discussions are underway to facilitate the seamless movement of nurses throughout...

St. Kitts-Nevis Closes Borders to all Commercial Flights Until April 7

The government of St. Kitts and Nevis has decided to close the Federation’s borders to all commercial flights until April 7 in order to...

Premier Brantley makes statement on Nevis’ response to COVID-19

The following is the full text of a statement made by Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis on COVID-19 from his office at...

St. Kitts and Nevis Confirms Additional Case of COVID-19, Total Now...

St. Kitts and Nevis recorded one additional case of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to eight less than 24 hours...

COVID-19: St. Kitts-Nevis Strengthens Border Control Measures

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to put measures in place to strengthen the Federation’s borders against COVID-19 popularly referred to as...

State of Emergency Extended to April 9

The government of St. Kitts and Nevis has extended the state of emergency in the Federation — including the 24-hour curfew for citizens and...

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