Island Constables Urged To Take Work Seriously

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The first batch of twenty-four (24) trained island constables -20 females and 4 males-have been asked to take their jobs seriously which includes ensuring that beaches do not become hot spots for criminal activities.That call was made by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security Osmond Petty while speaking at the closing ceremony. […]

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CARPHA and UWI sign memorandum of understanding to collaborate on health and education initiatives

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An important aspect of the 30th Inter-sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM was the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. CARPHA’s Executive Director, Dr. C. James Hospedales, and Sir […]

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CARICOM’S Ambassador Larocque raises concerns about European Union’s complex blacklisting procedures

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The complexity of the European Union’s (EU) blacklisting process that has labelled some CARICOM member states as non-cooperative tax jurisdictions has been decried by CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, as a persistent threat to development in the region.“I refer to the labelling of our countries by the European Union as non-cooperative tax jurisdictions that refuse […]

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Youngsters show off the knowledge of St. Kitts and Nevis during History and Heritage Primary Schools Quiz Finals

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Four primary schools in St. Kitts went head-to-head to compete in this year’s History and Heritage Primary Schools Quiz Finals at the Anglican Church Hall on February 26. The competition showed off just how knowledgeable the youngsters were in the history, geography and culture of St. Kitts and Nevis. Participating schools were the Tyrell Williams, […]

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Bilateral cooperation between St. Kitts and Nevis and Republic of China is special topic on Working for You on Wednesday February 27

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Resident Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to St. Kitts and Nevis, His Excellency Tom Lee, and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, William V.A. Hodge, are the special guests on the popular government radio and television programme “Working for You” on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The panel will engage the public on […]

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GEF funded project to address land degradation issues in St. Kitts and Nevis

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The Department of Environment launched the Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded Integrating Water, Land and Ecosystem Management in Caribbean Small Island Developing States (GEF IWEco) demonstration project, today, February 26, at the Ocean Terrace Inn with the goal of reducing and reversing land degradation.  The project entitled, “Addressing Impacts of Acute Land Degradation in the […]

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Chair of CARICOM PM Harris lauded by CARICOM Secretary -General for Leadership In Promoting Peaceful Dialogue On Venezuelan crisis

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Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), lauded Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, Chairman of CARICOM, for his leadership in promoting peaceful dialogue on the current political impasse in Venezuela.Secretary-General LaRocque made the announcement at the opening ceremony of the 30th Inter-sessional Meeting of the Conference. “The leadership role has been […]

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CARICOM well positioned to advance core principles, says outgoing Chair PM Holness of Jamaica

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Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, noted that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is well positioned to continue its leadership role on a number of key regional and international matters that will advance core principles such as integrity, people-centeredness, good governance. The comments were made today (Tuesday) at the opening of the 30th […]

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Nevis Island Assembly to hold first sitting for 2019

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The Nevis Island Assembly will sit in chambers at Hamilton House on February 28, 2019, in what will be the first sitting for the year.During the sitting which begins at 10 a.m., Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance will seek leave to introduce and have read a first time, the Nevis […]

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Prime Minister Harris calls for the repositioning of CARICOM to address the challenges facing the regional body

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Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, has urged his fellow regional Heads of Government to take the necessary steps to reposition CARICOM in order to face the challenges that confront the regional bloc. “To do so, we must harness our collective wisdom, […]

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Two charged for firearms found in Ponds Pasture

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THE two male, one adult and a juvenile, who were taken into police custody on Saturday (Feb. 23) following the discovery of two pistols and 24 rounds of ammunition in Ponds Pasture, were each slapped with three charges. A police communiqué today (Feb. 26) stated that 26-year old Kareem Jeffers of Thomas Street, Ponds Pasture […]

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2 persons of interest in Monday’s fatal shooting in custody

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Two persons are in police custody following Monday’s murder – the 8th homicide to recorded in St. Kitts and Nevis for 2019 According to a statement issued by the Police, two persons are assisting with investigations into the shooting death of 30-year-old Shavaughn “Chronic” Hendricks of Lime Kiln Housing. Hendricks was fatally wounded by a […]

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National of St Kitts and Nevis’ Daricia Wilkinson working to foster spaces free of harassment

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184/2019 By: Erasmus Williams CLEMSON, South Carolina — A pair of doctoral students in Clemson University’s Computer Science Division have been awarded prestigious fellowships that will help with their educations and they hope make a difference in the world. St Kitts and Nevis national Daricia Wilkinson, a third-year Ph.D. student working in Clemson’s Humans and […]

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