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Update: ECCB/OECS under 23 Netball Tournament

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Update: ECCB/OECS under 23 Netball Tournament

- Today’s 27th ECCB OECS Under-23 Netball Tournament’s evening session was cancelled because of the inclement weather. The morning session resulted in wins for the Spice Girls (Grenada), Saint Lucia, and St Vincent and The Grenadines. St Vincent 51 – 32 St Kitts & Nevis Grenada 89 – 05 Montserrat Saint Lucia 63 – 13 Anguilla Both Grenada and St Vincent are currently undefeated with 4 wins and zero losses, with Grenada leading the tournament by a 35-goal difference ahead of St
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Vacancy: St Kitts And Nevis Police Recruitment

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Vacancy: St Kitts And Nevis Police Recruitment

- The Royal St Christopher (St Kitts) & Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill positions as police recruits. Applicants must: Have 4 CESC subjects passes including English Have excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills Have a high level of physical fitness Be at least 18 – 35 years Submit to a polygraph examination as part of the vetting procedure Pass a medical examination
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Officials monitor yellow fever outbreak in Brazil

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Officials monitor yellow fever outbreak in Brazil

- ST KITTS — Health officials in St Kitts are monitoring reports of an outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil to ensure that the endemic does not spread to the Federation. Chief Medical Officer Dr Hazel Laws said the Ministry of Health was monitoring the situation after a traveller from the Netherlands went to Brazil and picked up the disease. She said the ministry will also keep a close eye at ports of entry
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Ronald Webster, Leader Who Plotted Anguilla Revolution, Dies at 90

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Ronald Webster, Leader Who Plotted Anguilla Revolution, Dies at 90

- In 1967, when Britain was shedding the vestiges of its empire, Ronald Webster emerged as the George Washington of the tiny Caribbean island of Anguilla — in reverse. He plotted a revolution to embrace the mother country rather than to break with it. London nation-builders had envisioned an independent federation that would formally join Anguilla in association with two other former island colonies, neighboring St. Kitts and Nevis. But Anguilla
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  • St Kitts Nevis calls out defence force in crime fight
    St Kitts Nevis calls out defence force in crime fight

    , nationnews.com

    BASSETERRE – The St Kitts Nevis Defence Force has been granted enhanced powers for the next six months as the government continues to fight crime and violence. This was disclosed by Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris on Friday who said his administration is committed to making the federation, the safest small island state in the world. “Exceptional operational, strategic and tactical operations are proactively being done in the interest of citizens and residents’ safety, which my Team Unity administration recognises is imperative to protect, in order to advance the emotional and economic well-being of the people who live, work and invest in our beautiful country,” said Harris, who is also the Minister of National Security
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  • Former St Kitts Governor passes
    Former St Kitts Governor passes

    , nationnews.com

    BASSETERRE – Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris and Senator Akilah Byron-Nisbett visited the family of the late Sir Probyn Inniss MBE today to pay their respects on behalf of the Government and people of St Kitts and Nevis. Sir Probyn, who served as Governor from 1975 to 1981, died today at the age of 80. He was born in St Kitts on November 18, 1936
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Sports

  • Windies invite SA to bat
    Windies invite SA to bat

    , supersport.com

    West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and put South Africa in to bat in the sixth match of the Tri-Nation one-day international series at Warner Park in St Kitts on Wednesday. West Indies have retained the same eleven that defeated Australia by four wickets on Monday to move to within a point of the Australians at the top of the three-team standings. South Africa, who trail the hosts
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  • CDB's Board of Directors approves millions in loans, grants for 10 Borrowing Member Countries
    CDB's Board of Directors approves millions in loans, grants for 10 Borrowing Member Countries

    , anguillanews.com

    May 29, 2017, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - On Monday May 22, the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), met in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands. It approved the following projects in The Bahamas, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and the Turks and Caicos Islands. THE BAHAMAS - The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas is set to receive USD100,000 in grant resources from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to undertake a diagnostic study of, and strategic plan for, the Bahamas Development Bank (BDB)
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  • Ronald Webster, Leader Who Plotted Anguilla Revolution, Dies at 90
    Ronald Webster, Leader Who Plotted Anguilla Revolution, Dies at 90

    , nytimes.com

    In 1967, when Britain was shedding the vestiges of its empire, Ronald Webster emerged as the George Washington of the tiny Caribbean island of Anguilla — in reverse. He plotted a revolution to embrace the mother country rather than to break with it. London nation-builders had envisioned an independent federation that would formally join Anguilla in association with two other former island colonies, neighboring St. Kitts and Nevis. But Anguilla
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Law & Crime

  • Guns too easy to access, laments St Kitts-Nevis Police Commissioner
    Guns too easy to access, laments St Kitts-Nevis Police Commissioner

    , nationnews.com

    BASSETERRE – Police Commissioner Ian Queeley is concerned by the ease with which illegal guns are readily available in St Kitts-Nevis despite not being manufactured in the Caribbean. Speaking on increased gun violence in the twin-island federation, the top cop said unnamed people were ensuring that illegal arms entered the country and then putting them in the hands of criminals. “We don’t manufacture guns in this region, yet we’re having a lot of guns here; and it’s the ease and access to those firearms that is really creating the issue,” Queeley said
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