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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 working to eradicate gang-related activities in schools
    St Kitts working to eradicate gang-related activities in schools

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    BASSETERREThe Ministry of Education is working to eradicate the infiltration of gang-related activities in schools in its efforts to safeguard the learning and teaching environment, says Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education William Vincent Hodge. He was speaking yesterday on the government’s radio and television programme Working for You. One of the ways of curbing violent behaviour implemented by the Ministry of Education is placing security guards at school entrances to conduct searches

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  • St Kitts government to roll out mobile apps
    St Kitts government to roll out mobile apps

    , nationnews.com

    BASSETERRE – As part of its celebrations for the second anniversary in government, the Government of National Unity will roll out five additional mobile applications, which form part of its E-government services. This was disclosed by Ambassador Sydney Osborne, chairperson of the Organising Committee for the Second Anniversary Celebrations. The apps include a Consumer Affairs App, SKNIS (St. Kitts and Nevis Information Service) app, Crime Prevention App, a Government Directory

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  • St Kitts and Nevis to address overcrowding at prison
    St Kitts and Nevis to address overcrowding at prison

    , nationnews.com

    BASSETERRE – This year, the Dr Timothy Harris-led Team Unity Administration will take steps to rectify the overcrowding condition at Her Majesty’s Prison in Basseterre. Principal Officer with the Prison, Desmond Solace, reported at the end of 2016 there were 183 inmates incarcerated or detained at Her Majesty’s Prison in Basseterre and 21 were at the Nevis Prison Farm. In his 2017 New Year’s Day Address to the nation, Prime

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