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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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Update: ECCB/OECS under 23 Netball Tournament
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   Read More ...
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Barbados PM warns safeguarding citizens must be priority for region
Barbados PM warns safeguarding citizens must be priority for region BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The annual military training exercise codenamed “TRADEWINDS” began here on Tuesday with Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart indicating that it is a means of protecting Caribbean economies and the way of life.At least 800 security and military officials as well as disaster response representatives from Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, Netherlands, Suriname, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago have joined their counterparts from the United States, Canada, France, Mexico, and the United Kingdom in “Exercise TRADEWINDS 2017”   Read More ...
VIDEO: Man Utd star Mkhitaryan follows up Europa League final goal with a brace for Armenia
VIDEO: Man Utd star Mkhitaryan follows up Europa League final goal with a brace for Armenia Having ended his club season on a high, the talented playmaker has been on target again for his country in a friendly date with St. Kitts and Nevis. The Armenian midfielder found the target for the Red Devils as they rounded off their 2016-17 campaign in style with victory over Ajax in the Europa League final. Mkhitaryan bagged a brace in his latest outing – a friendly date with St   Read More ...
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Windies rout Afghans in T20 series
Windies rout Afghans in T20 series Basseterre, Saint Kitts & Nevis: Another abject batting display by Afghanistan paved the way for the West Indies to complete a series-clinching 29-run win on the Duckworth Lewis System (DLS) in the rain-affected second fixture of the three-match T20 International series at Warner Park in St Kitts on Saturday. Set a revised target of 123 after the hosts were limited to 112 for three in a match reduced to 15 overs per side, the Afghans were routed for just 93 off 13   Read More ...
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Narine enjoys getting back into Windies shirt
Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis: Sunil Narine snared three wickets and mesmerised Afghanistan to set up a six-wicket win for the West Indies in the first fixture of a three-match T20 International series at Warner Park in St Kitts on Friday. Having missed out on the meeting with the Afghans at last year’s World T20 due to issues with his bowling action, the off-spinner was at his unplayable best in taking three for 11 off his four-over allotment as the visitors were dismissed for 110 batting first   Read More ...
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Narine shines in West Indies six wicket win
Narine shines in West Indies six wicket win BASSETERRE, Saint Kitts and Nevis: Sunil Narine snared three wickets and mesmerised Afghanistan to set up a six-wicket win for the West Indies in the first fixture of a three-match T20 International series at Warner Park in St Kitts on Friday.   Read More ...
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Afghanistan win toss, opt to bat first against Windies
Afghanistan win toss, opt to bat first against Windies Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis (AFP) — Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai won the toss and chose to bat first against the West Indies in the first fixture of a three-match T20 International series at Warner Park in St Kitts on Friday.West Indies go into the match without experienced all-rounder Kieron Pollard, who is sidelined with the flu. Uncapped fast bowler Ronsford Beaton is the other player omitted from the squad of 13   Read More ...
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Chinese fugitive reportedly detained by St Kitts-Nevis police | Caribbean News Now
Ren Biao By LK Hewlett BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- A Chinese national, with St Kitts and Nevis citizenship, who is wanted by Interpol, has reportedly been detained by police in Nevis. A report on Tuesday night indicated that Ren Biao, who is wanted for financial crimes in China, was reportedly in police custody; however the reason for his detention was not disclosed   Read More ...
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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 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)   Read More ...
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Regional legislators to meet in Jamaica to discuss HIV/AIDS issues
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Jamaica will host a five-day conference that will allow regional parliamentarians to assess their role in promoting healthy living and well-being for all ages in the Caribbean.Justice Minister Delroy Chuck will deliver the feature address at the May 30 to June 3 PANCAP Regional Parliamentarians Forum that has attracted legislators from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Guyana, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago   Read More ...
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Holders of St Kitts-Nevis passports without place of birth reminded to apply for new ones | Caribbean News Now
BASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) -- The ministry of national security has reminded all holders of St Kitts and Nevis passports without the country of origin field that such passports have been deactivated and they must reapply for new ones by paying the full cost. St Kitts and Nevis passports issued between the years 2010 – 2014 excluded the “Place of Birth” data field and, commencing December 10, 2014, all such passports were recalled for re-issue with the inclusion of these details and a notation on the passport observation page, where applicable, of any name changes   Read More ...
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Competition for benefits of second citizenship is global | Caribbean News Now
By Sir Ronald Sanders Citizenship by investment programmes (CIPs) in the Caribbean have been the subject of much criticism, even though the financial and economic benefits of the programmes are undeniable. These programmes are operated by: Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts-Nevis and St Lucia. Sir Ronald Sanders is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the US and the OAS   Read More ...
CBI programme integral to long-term development of St Kitts-Nevis, says PM | Caribbean News Now
Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris says his government views the country’s citizenship by investment programme (CBI) as an integral part of the long-term development of St Kitts and Nevis that will “bring benefits to the next generation for another 30 years.” Harris said this is why his government continues to make significant investments in the citizenship programme   Read More ...
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Vacancy: St Kitts And Nevis Police Recruitment
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   Read More ...
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St Kitts-Nevis government handling of Chinese fugitive issue praised by Barbados pollster | Caribbean News Now
Peter Wickham BASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) -- Well-known Barbadian political consultant and director of Caribbean Development Research Services (CADRES), Peter Wickham, has praised the St Kitts and Nevis government for its handling of allegations that two Chinese nationals, who became economic citizens of St Kitts and Nevis in 2013 under the Dr Denzil Douglas administration, defrauded state institutions in China of US$100 million and are wanted by law enforcement authorities in that country   Read More ...
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St Kitts working to eradicate gang-related activities in schools
St Kitts working to eradicate gang-related activities in schools 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   Read More ...
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St Kitts-Nevis passports deactivated for fugitive economic citizens
Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris By Valencia Grant BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- The government of St Kitts and Nevis has deactivated the passports belonging to the two economic citizens alleged to have defrauded state institutions in China out of US$100 million. “They don’t have a St Kitts and Nevis passport on which they could travel,” Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris disclosed during his press conference last week   Read More ...
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Prime Minister had report on Chinese citizen, says Opposition leader
Prime Minister had report on Chinese citizen, says Opposition leader BASSETERRE – Leader of the main opposition St Kitts Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), Dr Denzil Douglas has disclosed that he has in his possession, irrefutable evidence that Prime Minister Timothy Harris was given a full report on a Chinese economic citizen in April of 2015, less than six weeks after taking office. “This is a fact that Dr Harris is trying to hide from the public of St Kitts and Nevis with regard to this particular matter,” said Douglas, who denied that he was informed when he was Prime Minister that Interpol had issued a red alert for the Chinese fugitive in 2014   Read More ...
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St Kitts residents warned, “do not harbour criminal relatives”
St Kitts residents warned, “do not harbour criminal relatives” BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris and Police Commissioner Ian Queeley have both warned residents to refrain from harbouring criminals as security officials continue to implement measures and programmes geared towards reducing crime and violence.Harris, who was speaking at his monthly press conference last week noted that the society needs to “rise to a higher level of engagement and support, in order to rid this county of the scourge of violent crime, gun violence in particular, and criminality in general   Read More ...
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St Kitts deactivates two passports issued under CBI
St Kitts deactivates two passports issued under CBI BASSETERRE –The Government has deactivated the passports belonging to the two economic citizens alleged to have defrauded state institutions in the People’s Republic of China out of US$100 million. This was disclosed by Prime Minister Timothy Harris during a press conference earlier this week in which he addressed the controversy surrounding the economic citizens. “They don’t have a St Kitts and Nevis passport on which they could travel,” Harris said   Read More ...
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St Kitts-Nevis will never be a safe haven for criminals, says PM | Caribbean News Now
BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- St Kitts and Nevis prime minister and minister of national security, Dr Timothy Harris, in a national address on Tuesday evening, told the nation that the government had instructed the relevant law enforcement and investigative agencies to investigate the claims against two alleged fugitives wanted by the mainland China government. Prime Minister, Dr Timothy Harris He said that the investigations will allow the government of St Kitts and Nevis to determine if there is a legal basis to strip them of the privilege of having the citizenship of St Kitts and Nevis and holders of the country’s passport   Read More ...
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St Kitts-Nevis joins regional rejection of US State Department report | Caribbean News Now
By Caribbean News Now contributor BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- The federal government of St Kitts and Nevis has joined the chorus of outspoken criticism leveled at the 2017 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) published in March by the US Department of State, Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, calling the report grossly inaccurate and misleading, erroneous and unsubstantiated   Read More ...
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St Kitts-Nevis PM blames previous administration for situation with Chinese economic citizen | Caribbean News Now
Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris speaking on local radio By Caribbean News Now contributor BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris, who has been accused of harbouring fugitive Chinese national Ren Biao who is wanted by Interpol and China on financial crime charges, said on Monday his government inherited a bad situation from the former Dr Denzil Douglas-led administration   Read More ...
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St Kitts-Nevis opposition seeks PM's resignation amid brewing scandal | Caribbean News Now
Opposition Leader, Dr Denzil Douglas By Clive Bacchus BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- The government of St Kitts and Nevis had not responded on Saturday to a call by the leader of the opposition, Dr Denzil Douglas, for the resignation of Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris, or other allegations leveled by Douglas in relation to a Chinese economic citizen resident in the federation who is wanted in China on financial charges   Read More ...
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IMF commends St Kitts-Nevis government on efforts to strengthen citizenship programme
IMF commends St Kitts-Nevis government on efforts to strengthen citizenship programme IMF officials meeting with the government of St Kitts and Nevis, Eastern Caribbean Central Bank and other stakeholders BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) commended the St Kitts and Nevis government on Wednesday on its efforts to strengthen the citizenship-by-investment (CBI) programme, the oldest of its kind in the world. “I would like to commend the government for strengthening the processes, particularly the due diligence processes,” Inci Otker, the IMF mission chief on the 2017 consultation to St Kitts and Nevis, told the prime minister and minister of finance, Dr Timothy Harris, and members of the Federal Cabinet   Read More ...
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St Kitts lifts ban on Brazil corned beef
St Kitts lifts ban on Brazil corned beef BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) – The Government of St Kitts and Nevis has lifted the ban placed on the importation of corned beef imported from Brazil.In a release on Thursday, the Chief Medical Officer Dr Hazel Laws said the decision was made following tests carried out by the Bureau of Standards. According to Laws, the results indicate that “the products are safe for human consumption in accordance with the food safety laws of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis”   Read More ...
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BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Whither US-Caribbean engagement?
BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Whither US-Caribbean engagement? THE PAST DECADE has been an era of mixed economic and social fortunes for Caribbean countries. Tough at times for some – St Lucia, Barbados, and The Bahamas, for instance; a glimmer of light at the end of the proverbial tunnel for a second batch – Grenada, Jamaica, St Kitts-Nevis, Suriname and Guyana among them, while the remainder of states – Antigua, Trinidad and Tobago, St Vincent and Dominica – are seemingly caught betwixt and between   Read More ...
US plans to fund border wall worry Antigua foreign minister
US plans to fund border wall worry Antigua foreign minister ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — A senior Government minister says Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries will, along with countries in Latin America, speak with one voice opposing plans by the United States to target their nationals residing in the North American country to help President Donald Trump build his much-touted multibillion-dollar US-Mexico border wall.US legislators are seeking to impose a two per cent tax on all remittances sent by nationals of Belize, The Cayman Islands, Haiti, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Jamaica, The British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Grenada, Guyana, and Suriname to friends and relatives   Read More ...
St Kitts-Nevis citizenship unit discusses CBI strategy with the IMF | Caribbean News Now
CEO of the St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment Unit, Les Khan BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- Representatives from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited the St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment Unit (CIU) this week. The purpose of their visit was to update themselves on recent developments and to discuss the unit’s plans for 2017. During their visit, discussions covered how the CIU markets the programme internally, the levels of due diligence that now are conducted on all applicants and the vetting, approval and denial processes that have been implemented as a result of the restructuring of the unit undertaken at the end of last year   Read More ...
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Trinidad and Tobago president disappointed CCJ is not final court for all CARICOM states | Caribbean News Now
Trinidad and Tobago President Anthony Carmona By Ken Richards BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) states of St Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia and Grenada are among Caribbean states being criticized by a regional head of state for not having replaced the London-based Privy Council with the Caribbean Court of Justice as their final appellate court   Read More ...
St Kitts-Nevis joins Antigua-Barbuda in rejecting Illinois tax haven label | Caribbean News Now
Foreign Affairs Minister Mark Brantley By Ken Richards BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Efforts by one American state to officially label St Kitts and Nevis a foreign tax haven are being strongly objected to by the federation’s foreign affairs minister, Mark Brantley, thus joining Antigua and Barbuda in a similar protest. A proposed House Bill 3419 in the state of Illinois has listed St Kitts and Nevis and 17 other Caribbean countries as a “foreign tax haven” and, if passed, would impact negatively on them   Read More ...
Strong earthquake jolts St Kitts
Strong earthquake jolts St Kitts An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 jolted St Kitts and Nevis early Monday, but there were no reports of injuries or damage. The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Unit said the tremor was recorded at 1:23 a.m. (local time) at Latitude 17.48 N, Longitude 61.20 W and a depth of 10 km. “It’s the strongest I ever felt. I thought it was my dogs under the bed   Read More ...
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Venezuela president makes surprise appearance at OECS meeting | Caribbean News Now
(L-R) OECS Director General, Dr Didacus Jules; Chairman and Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Timothy Harris; President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- The sixty-fourth meeting of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority, which resumed in St Vincent and the Grenadines on Wednesday, included a previously unscheduled appearance by Nicolas Maduro, president of Venezuela   Read More ...
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St Kitts-Nevis government would be re-elected if election held now, says pollster
St Kitts-Nevis government would be re-elected if election held now, says pollster BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- The latest Don Anderson poll shows that, if an election were to be held now, Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris and his government of national unity would be re-elected to serve for another five-year term in St Kitts and Nevis. What’s more, according to the poll, the current administration would expand its constituency count, adding to the seven seats that its candidates won at the February 16, 2015, general election   Read More ...
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Officials monitor yellow fever outbreak in Brazil
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   Read More ...
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US ambassador offers advice to Caribbean states | Caribbean News Now
US Ambassador Linda Taglialatela By Ken Richards BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- St Kitts and Nevis and other Caribbean nations are getting some advice on measures that should be taken in their quest to strengthen their economies. US Ambassador Linda Taglialatela, who heads the American embassy in Bridgetown, says regional states are having a hard time like the rest of the world   Read More ...
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US slams St Kitts-Nevis in money laundering and financial crimes report | Caribbean News Now
By LK Hewlett BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- A US State Department report claims that St Kitts and Nevis “remains susceptible to corruption and money laundering and its deficient vetting of citizenship by investment candidates is also problematic”. The scathing report, released in March, attributes the country’s susceptibility to corruption and money laundering to “the high volume of narcotics trafficking around the islands”   Read More ...
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Feasibility study confirms geothermal potential of St Kitts | Caribbean News Now
At the meeting, from left Joseph Williams; Dr Devon Gardner; Dr Vince Henderson; Ian ‘Patches’ Liburd; Jacques Chouraki BASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) -- A feasibility study done by Teranov, a French engineering and services company for new and renewable energy based in Guadeloupe, has confirmed that there is potential in St Kitts to develop at least 18 to 36 megawatts of geothermal power   Read More ...
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Putting the right pieces of the puzzle together in St Kitts-Nevis | Caribbean News Now
By Dr Neals J. Chitan As a young boy growing up in Grenada, one of my favorite things to do was putting jigsaw puzzles together. However, the most frustrating thing for me was trying to fit 500 pieces together without the picture on the box. Without knowing what picture should emerge the task is longer, harder and most tedious. Dr Neals J   Read More ...
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Nevis elects new political leader
Nevis elects new political leader For the first time in 31 years the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) will have a leader who is not Vance Amory. St Kitts-Nevis Foreign Affairs Minister and Deputy Premier and Minister of Tourism, Health, Gender, Social Affairs, Social Development, Youth, Sports, Community Development and Culture in the Nevis Island Administration has been elected the new Leader of the Nevis’ governing CCM   Read More ...
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