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New COP to enforce Juvenile Curfew Law

New COP to enforce Juvenile Curfew Law


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – WITH the Police Force looking to put a lid on the number of criminal activities occurring on the streets, recently-appointed Commissioner of Police Ian Queeley will start by fully enforcing the 10:00 p.m. Curfew for juveniles found loitering on the streets. Queeley told SKNVibes that the Curfew would form part of …

Turtles, bats and sand mining are expected to be discussed at MAB Town Hall Meeting

Turtles, bats and sand mining are expected to be discussed at MAB Town Hall Meeting


Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 12, 2016 (SKNIS): Antonio Maynard, Secretary General of the UNESCO National Commission said that turtle catching, the Keys bat cave, and sand mining are features of the St. Mary’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Reserve which are expected to come up for discussion at the upcoming Town Hall Meeting. Scheduled for …

Federation not affected by Zika Travel Advisory

Federation not affected by Zika Travel Advisory


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE Federal Minister of Tourism, Hon. Lindsay Grant, is assuring the nation that the recent advisories issued by the United States and Canada on their nationals travelling to Zika-affect countries in the Caribbean, Latin and South America have not caused a falloff in arrivals to St. Kitts and Nevis. Speaking with …

Kenneth Samuel Receives History and Heritage Award

Kenneth Samuel Receives History and Heritage Award


February 12th, 2016 — On Thursday evening 11 February at the University Open Campus, Kenneth Samuel of Kenneth’s Dive Centre was presented the History and Heritage Award for  “exceptional  contribution to the preservation and promotion of the marine heritage of St. Kitts and Nevis”. The Award was presented on behalf of the History and Heritage …

Nevis National Trust stalemate: Governor General and conservationists concerned

Nevis National Trust stalemate: Governor General and conservationists concerned


CHARLESTOWN,Nevis, February 11th, 2016 — Hastening the legislation required to establish the Nevis National  Trust was one of the issues highlighted on Tuesday during question and answer time after the Governor General, the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis,  Sir Tapley Seaton had given a key address during this year’s History and Heritage Month’s annual lecture …

Education Minister Emphasizes Financial Education

Education Minister Emphasizes Financial Education


(EMU) St. Kitts, January, 14, 2016 – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Hon. Shawn Richards is emphasizing the importance of financial education and has applauded attempts by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) in its financial awareness efforts. The Minister said the Ministry joins not only with the ECCB but other partners in helping to …

Fast action football encounters come to multiple venues this weekend

Fast action football encounters come to multiple venues this weekend


Basseterre, St. Kitts, 12th February 2016 – Challenging and exciting football encounters continue this weekend as teams strive to attain coveted top positions and of course bragging rights this season in football matches coordinated by the St. Kitts-Nevis Football Association (SKNFA). In the SKNFA Premier League match-ups on Saturday, 13th February, teams Rivers of Living …

JIFE Music begins media tour

JIFE Music begins media tour


February 12th, 2016 — St. Kitts-based gospel music record label JIFE Music has begun its media tour to officially launch the label and its roster of artists. JIFE is an acronym for Jesus is For Everybody and reflects the label’s intention of spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ through music with a Caribbean and international …

Public views sought on amendment of Protected Areas legislation

Public views sought on amendment of Protected Areas legislation


CHARLESTOWN,Nevis, Friday,  February 12, 2016 — Participants at the  public consultation on the “Conserving Biodiversity and Reducing Habitat Degradation in Protected Areas and their Areas of Influence” project held on Thursday at the Red Cross Building gave an input into the amendments required to ensure that relevant legislation is put in place. The public consultation was …

Prime Minister Harris meets with top management of Christophe Harbour

Prime Minister Harris meets with top management of Christophe Harbour


Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 11, 2016 (SKNIS)—Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, met with Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Christophe Harbour, Charles P. “Buddy” Darby III, and Steve Heyboer, Chief Operating Officer of Christophe Harbour, at Government Headquarters on February 10. The prime minister, who was joined by Attorney General Honourable Vincent Byron …

Ambassador-designates from the USA and the Netherlands pay courtesy call on Prime Minister Harris

Ambassador-designates from the USA and the Netherlands pay courtesy call on Prime Minister Harris


Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 11, 2016 (SKNIS): Prominent diplomats from across the world continue to pay courtesy calls on Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, to discuss relevant matters relating to the Federation. His Excellency Jules Bijul, Ambassador-designate of the Netherlands to St. Kitts and Nevis and Her Excellency Linda Swarz Taglialatela, United States …

Commissioner Queeley: I intend to lead from the front

Commissioner Queeley: I intend to lead from the front


Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 11, 2016 (SKNIS): The new Commissioner of Police, Ian Queeley, is heading into his first week on the job with confidence. Commissioner Queeley, a veteran in law enforcement is confident that his 32 years of service in the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF), his extensive training and leadership …