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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

NIA praised for special Assembly sitting to mark the MV Christena...

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis – Local commentator and journalist Stevenson Manners applauded the Nevis Island Administration for arranging the special sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly...

HE Sir Tapley offers condolences in passing of former Taiwan president...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Book of Condolences was signed this morning (August 6) by the Governor-General,...

MV Christena Disaster: a defining moment in St. Kitts and Nevis...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The 1970 MV Christena tragedy was a national disaster that touched and affected all segments of our society, and one...

Flags to fly at half-mast on Aug. 1 to commemorate MV...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has directed that all flags on government buildings in the Federation be flown...

OBITUARY: Sir Richard Caines CSM, JP

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Sir Richard Llewellyn Caines CSM, JP, who served as Junior Minister of Finance in the People’s Action Movement (PAM) Administration,...

Prime Minister’s Tribute to ‘Speaker’ Hon Ivan Buchanan

BASSETERRE -- Today, this 28th day of January, 2019, which would have seen Ivan Charles Buchanan CBE, JP celebrate his 98th birthday, we pause...

Basseterre student’s team wins NY college accounting competition

NEW ROCHELLE, New York -- Deonje Lawrence, from Basseterre was one of five students at Monroe College to win first-place in the National Association...

Gems from the archives 86 reveal BWIR’s trials, tribulations

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- At 11 a.m. on 11 November 1918, "the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month," a ceasefire...

REMEMBERING A LEGEND

MUHAMMAD ALI - FROM RAGS TO RICHES FROM OBSCURITY TO PROMINENCE Ali was poor, uneducated and had little hope of attaining much in life.  However, his...

A Tribute to My Mother

By James Milnes Gaskell My mother Patricia Milnes Coates died during my visit to England last month. It was not unexpected and all her...

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