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ST.Kitts Diabetes Association Update

ST.Kitts Diabetes Association Update


The SDA is continuing its determined war on Diabetes ,using various strategies to detect as early as possible, any cases yet undetected, and assisting, through education and other proactive means, to hopefully avoid the complications of this dangerous malady. In keeping with this, another screening exercise will be held at the Verchilds High School, tomorrow …

Upcoming SKNFA Matches (Wed 28th to Tues 4th Oct, 2016)

Upcoming SKNFA Matches (Wed 28th to Tues 4th Oct, 2016)


SKNFA, September 28th, 2016 — Upcoming SKNFA Matches for Wednesday 28th September to Tuesday 4th October, 2016: Wednesday 28th September Division 1 5:30pm   –   Bath Umited   vs.   Hardtimes Officials:      Jermaine Wickham, Jasmine Charles & Saskiya Parris Thursday 29th September Division 1  At St. Pauls Playing Field 5:30pm   –   …

St. Kitts and Nevis diplomat in Cuba celebrates 33rd Anniversary of Independence

St. Kitts and Nevis diplomat in Cuba celebrates 33rd Anniversary of Independence


In celebration of the 33rd Independence Anniversary, Mrs. Verna Morris-Mills, Chargé d’affaires at the Embassy of St. Kitts and Nevis in Cuba hosted a Reception at Hotel Meliá in La Habana, Cuba on Monday, September 19th, 2016.  In attendance were high level Cuban officials including Minister of Education, the Honorable Dr. Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella …

Police Officer arrested for allegedly throwing ganja over prison wall

Police Officer arrested for allegedly throwing ganja over prison wall


THE Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) has arrested on of its own after he allegedly attempted to get an illegal substance into Her Majesty’s Prison. This publication understands that the incident transpired sometime after 8:00 p.m. yesterday (Sept. 27), and according to reports the officer was caught allegedly throwing what is believed …

Local stakeholders enhance ability to track products from farm to shelf

Local stakeholders enhance ability to track products from farm to shelf


A wide spectrum of individuals from institutions across the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis is currently attending a two-day National Traceability Workshop in order to enhance their ability to track products from the farm to the shelf. The workshop, which runs from September 27-28, is coordinated by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture …

Federation observes Pesticide Awareness Week

Federation observes Pesticide Awareness Week


The Federation has joined other Caribbean territories in observing Pesticide Awareness Week from September 25th to 30th.Minister of Agriculture and Environment Hon. Eugene Hamilton in addressing the nation at the start of the week, urged persons to be cautious in how they store pesticides. He said, “The need of proper storage on farms and homes …

Flight delays expected as Tropical Disturbance passes through the region

Flight delays expected as Tropical Disturbance passes through the region


AS the weather disturbance out in the Atlantic dumps large amounts of rainfall on some Caribbean islands, regional airline LIAT may be force to cancel flights. According to the a statement from the airline, due to the impending passage of an area of disturbed weather, “it could be forced to cancel certain flights from late …

Agro-processors being trained in marketing finished products

Agro-processors being trained in marketing finished products


MORE than a dozen local agro-processors are currently engaged in a workshop intended to equip them with the knowledge to properly and competitively market their finished products. The activity – Marketing Management of Food Processing Commercialization Workshop – officially began on Monday (Sept. 26) and is a joint venture between the Republic of China (Taiwan) …

Should Betto Douglas and Kim Collins be made National Heroes?

Should Betto Douglas and Kim Collins be made National Heroes?


INDUBITABLY, there are thousands who over the decades and centuries have served St. Kitts and Nevis with distinction, and mention is often made of some of these individuals and their contributions to the Federation’s advancement are highlighted. Honour is given to a percentage of these individuals and in recent times these accolades include the Star …

Stop the employment discrimination against women with small children

Stop the employment discrimination against women with small children


Recently while trying to find a job for a young mother with small children, I was surprisingly asked the following questions by two employers, “Does she have children? How old are they?”  After honestly responding in the affirmative, that Yes, she had children and that they were infants, I was shockingly advised the following by …

Deadline for Sugar Mas registration

Deadline for Sugar Mas registration


Due to the overwhelming interest by various stakeholders the deadline for registration for all Sugar Mas events has been extended to Friday September 30th at 4:00 pm.   All forms must be delivered to the Carnival Secretariat by this deadline. Anything submitted after this date will not be accepted.   READ MORE>> Related posts: Registration …

Keen competition expected at 2016 Law Enforcement Officers Drills

Keen competition expected at 2016 Law Enforcement Officers Drills


THE 2016 edition of the annual Law Enforcement Officers Drill Competition is expected to provide keen competition, according to Captain Nigel Williams of the St. Kitts and Nevis Defence Force. Scheduled for Friday (Sept. 30) at the Bay Front in Basseterre, the event will again feature some nine teams from the various law enforcement divisions …