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Minister Richards updates on BHS Issue

Minister Richards updates on BHS Issue


(ZIZ News) — Education Minister, Hon. Shawn Richards says his administration intends to keep its promise of constructing a new Basseterre High School (BHS). Speaking at this week’s National Assembly sitting, Minister Richards said the current shift system between BHS and the Washington Archibald High School is not ideal so they are considering other alternatives. …

Attorney General Byron names Electoral Commission Officials

Attorney General Byron names Electoral Commission Officials


(ZIZ News) — Attorney General, Hon. Vincent Byron used Tuesday’s sitting of the National Assembly to provide another update on the state of the country’s electoral system. He said that while the names of all members of the Electoral Commission have not yet been submitted, he can confirm that Nassibou Butler will serve as Chairman. …

Search continues for Teen Missing at Sea

Search continues for Teen Missing at Sea


(ZIZ News) — The search continues for Dieppe Bay teen, Wilson Caines. Caines went missing on Tuesday June 30th during a fishing expedition with another fisherman. Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector Lyndon David said as the search continues, the search and rescue party has expanded. “Well the police and the Coast Guard continued the search …

Patriots vow to help develop cricket in St. Kitts and Nevis

Patriots vow to help develop cricket in St. Kitts and Nevis


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Can the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and more specifically the St. Kitts Nevis Patriots franchise help revive the sport of cricket in St. Kitts? That was a question posed to members of the Patriots team at a get together between some of the players and some thirty students from three …

Tridents at top of table after trouncing Zouks

Tridents at top of table after trouncing Zouks


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – EXCELLENT bowling performance from the Barbados Tridents last evening (Jul. 1) powered them to a 15-run victory over the St. Lucia Zouks in the 2015 Hero CPL at Warner Park to remain at the top of the table. The Tridents opted to bat first and their innings failed to gather momentum …

EDITORIAL – Crime and the Blame Game

EDITORIAL – Crime and the Blame Game


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE other day I was listening to a popular radio broadcast discussing local issues. Assembled as a panel were prominent opposition leaders discussing crime within the Federation. Fair warning, the view I’m about to share may offend you. Outright, the blatant pandering and ill-informed opinions being expressed over the public airway …

Regional maritime bodies join search for teen missing at sea

Regional maritime bodies join search for teen missing at sea


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE search for the teenager who was aboard a fishing boat that capsized at sea on June 30 continued yesterday morning (Jul. 2) and regional maritime bodies have been contacted for assistance. Wilson Caines of Dieppe Bay was aboard a fishing vessel with his fellow-villager Chris Dorset when it capsized due …

Recruiting and Civilianization Will Put More Boots on the Beat

Recruiting and Civilianization Will Put More Boots on the Beat


Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 02, 2015 (SKNIS): As the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force charts the way forward, ensuring the human resources needed to lead its fight against crime in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis will be critical. Recruitment to the police force is ongoing with training for new members to …

PM Harris Highlights Ongoing Initiatives in National Security

PM Harris Highlights Ongoing Initiatives in National Security


Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 02, 2015 (SKNIS): During remarks at a sitting of the St. Kitts and Nevis Parliament on Tuesday (June 30), Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris outlined for the nation, efforts within the Ministry of National Security to address crime. The Prime Minister informed that the Police Force has developed a …

Jackiema Flemming for Miss World 2015

Jackiema Flemming for Miss World 2015


July 2nd, 2015 — Miss Jackiema Flemming will be representing the Federation of St Kitts/Nevis at the Miss World Beauty With a Purpose Pageant, in Sanya China December 2015. The beauty, who hails from Sandy Point, is no stranger to the stage having participated in local pageants and also models. Miss world St Kitts/Nevis committee …

CPL Golfers visits Nevis

CPL Golfers visits Nevis


Sports Page — An impressive contingent from the Caribbean Premier league makeup, journeyed to Nevis on Wednesday 1st July. The team was led by CPL chief, Pete Russell. The main aim of the group was to play a round of Golf at the prestigious Four Seasons Resort. Included in the group were world famous cricketers, …

2015 Natta Scholars honoured at annual ceremony

2015 Natta Scholars honoured at annual ceremony


Basseterre, St. Kitts – The William Marcus Natta Memorial Scholarship Fund has awarded, for a fifth year, its scholarship celebrating academic excellence and community involvement, to two ambitious and well-rounded students at Tucker-Clarke Primary School. This year’s recipients are 12 year-old Shéona Nelson, an aspiring neurosurgeon and future teacher and mentor, 11 year-old Khaleem Challenger. …