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Biden Takes Oath as 46th President, Vows to Unite the Divided...

Joe Biden was sworn in on Wednesday as the 46th president of the United States, capping a winding political career and marking the beginning...

US Congress, Including 10 Republicans, Impeaches Trump for 2nd Time

The US House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for "incitement of insurrection" at last week's Capitol riot. Ten Republicans sided with Democrats to...

FBI Reports Armed Protests Planned at All State Capitals

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The FBI is is warning about armed protests at all 50 state capitols, and they could start as early as...

Only 9 Days to Go, But Dems Want Trump Out Now

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on the day after violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the...

Biden Confirmed by Congress After Deadly Capitol Riot

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Hours after hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in a harrowing assault on American democracy, a shaken Congress...

Biden Brands Violent Trump Inspired Riots, ‘Insurrection’

President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday forcefully condemned the violence in the nation’s capital as “insurrection” and called on President Trump to demand an end...

Taiwan 2020 Virtual Expo testifies to Taiwan’s versatility, adaptability

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The virtual launch of the 2020 Taiwan Expo in St. Kitts and Nevis on December 11 is a testament to...

The UWI, European University Institute share COVID-19, trade experiences

KINGSton, Jamaica -- COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the trade and economic fortunes of both the Caribbean and Europe. A few weeks...

St. Kitts and Nevis, Eswatini sign mutual visa waiver agreement

TAIPEI, Republic of China (Taiwan) -- The governments of the federations of Saint Kitts and Nevis and the Kingdom of Eswatini signed a Memorandum...

WHO updates guidelines on proper way to use facemasks

GENEVA -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated its guidance on the proper way to use facemasks based on present COVID-19 conditions. Its update...

The University of the West Indies pursues Global Online Campus

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The next phase of the implementation of The UWI’s Triple A Strategy (Strategic Plan 2017-2022) focuses on the development of a...

CPA webinar on maintaining effective Parliaments during COVID-19 pandemic

LONDON -- Commonwealth Parliamentary Associaton (CPA) Speakers and Presiding Officers from Canada, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom and KwaZulu-Natal emphasised the importance of...

Federation brings its regulations in line with international best practices

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- As a responsible member of the global community, the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to bring its regulations...

World Health Assembly maps COVID-19 response, global health priorities

GENEVA, Switzerland — As health leaders prepare to gather for a virtual session of the resumed 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA), the World Health...

Webinar discussion on effective partnerships within Commonwealth

LONDON -– The role of building effective partnerships with Commonwealth organisations in achieving its strategic goals for 2022-2025, was emphasised at the Commonwealth Parliamentary...

Women Parliamentarians issue Anti-Harassment Policy Guidelines

LONDON -- The Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) network has launched its new Anti-Harassment Policy Guidelines to support Parliaments across the Commonwealth in the effort...

SKN Foreign Affairs Minister fosters virtual diplomatic relationships

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis –- Global relationships were discussed during a round of virtual meetings with friendly governments held by Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign...

Republic of China (Taiwan) Mandarin teacher joins high school staff

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Secondary school students on Nevis, ages 12-to-14, will soon have the opportunity to learn Mandarin, in addition to the English, Spanish...

Federation agrees to ‘Travel Bubble’ principle, but keeps borders closed

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Although the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government meeting established a ‘Travel Bubble’ to encourage travel between members, but while...

Sweden’s HM Carl XVI Gustaf offers Independence congratulations

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- King of Sweden, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf congratulates the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis for...

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