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Phipps: Behaviour change important to reducing HPV, Cervical cancer risk

Phipps: Behaviour change important to reducing HPV, Cervical cancer risk


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Minister of State in Health Wendy Phipps while acknowledging the importance of sharing information from the HPV study to all those concerned, stressed the need for attitudinal change for there to be effective results. She was speaking during the presentation ceremony of the results of the study Tuesday, while addressing …

Study shows need to educate women on HPV, cervical cancer

Study shows need to educate women on HPV, cervical cancer


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A study on High Risk and Multiple HPV infections in cancer free women in St. Kitts and Nevis finds that 32 percent of the women surveyed were positive for high risk HPV. HPV is short for human papillomavirus and is a group of more than 150 related viruses. Some other …

NAGICO Makes Commitment To Help Dominica Recovery

NAGICO Makes Commitment To Help Dominica Recovery


September 1, 2015 – NAGICO Insurances has joined the Dominica Relief Effort underway in the British Virgin Islands to assist the people of Dominica recover following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika which claimed several lives and caused significant infrastructure damage. During the weekend, volunteers stationed at local supermarkets received donations of food and clothes …

High Command Shows Empathy for Dominican Officers Working in St. Kitts and Nevis

High Command Shows Empathy for Dominican Officers Working in St. Kitts and Nevis


Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 01, 2015 (RSCNPF): In a display of solidarity, the High Command of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force held a meeting with officers from Dominica serving within its ranks on Monday (August 31). Acting Commissioner of Police, Stafford Liburd expressed to the group, “We understand your concern for your …

High Command Shows Empathy for Dominican Officers Working in St. Kitts and Nevis

High Command Shows Empathy for Dominican Officers Working in St. Kitts and Nevis


Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 01, 2015 (RSCNPF): In a display of solidarity, the High Command of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force held a meeting with officers from Dominica serving within its ranks on Monday (August 31). Acting Commissioner of Police, Stafford Liburd expressed to the group, “We understand your concern for your …

Jamaicans convicted of laptop theft

Jamaicans convicted of laptop theft


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE two visiting Jamaicans who were taken into police custody over the weekend to assist with investigations into the theft of an electronic device, were charged, taken before the court and convicted. This was confirmed yesterday (Aug. 31) by Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for Crime, Ian Queeley. He informed …

Police make breakthrough in Rakeem Hanley’s murder

Police make breakthrough in Rakeem Hanley’s murder


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – AN intense investigation by experienced sleuths of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force has led to the arrest and subsequent charge of two brothers for the alleged murder of 17-year-old Rakeim ‘Rackbo’ Hanley. According to Police Press and Public Relations Officer Inspector Lyndon David, Souvin Adolfo Ritchen (27) and …

St. Kitts and Nevis signs U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

St. Kitts and Nevis signs U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act


September 1st, 2015 — On August 31, the government of St. Kitts and Nevis signed the agreement with the Government of the United States of America to implement the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).  Enacted by the U.S. Congress in 2010, FATCA targets non-compliance by U.S. taxpayers using foreign accounts. FATCA requires foreign …

LIME Service Interruption

LIME Service Interruption


Basseterre, St. Kitts – September 1, 2015 — LIME wishes to advise all of its valued customers in the areas of CFBC through to Challengers that we are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our landline service in your area.   LIME apologies for this inconvenience, as our technicians are working assiduously to address these service …

Two arrested for Rakeim Hanley’s murder

Two arrested for Rakeim Hanley’s murder


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Two persons were taken into custody on Saturday in connection with the shooting death of 17 year old Rakeim Hanley of Upper Shaw’s Avenue, Irish Town.  Police vehicles were seen converging in Irish Town in the vicinity of where Hanley was shot. Hanley died at the hospital at about 12:30 …

NAGICO Insurances pledges to give all Tropical Storm Erika Claims first priority

NAGICO Insurances pledges to give all Tropical Storm Erika Claims first priority


August 31, 2015 – NAGICO Insurances has made a commitment to settle all claims related to Tropical Storm Erika as quickly as possible in an effort to restore financial stability to their clients in Dominica as soon as possible following the devastation left in the wake of Tropical Storm Erika last week. The insurance company …

Revived National Arts Festival to be held in Honour of National Hero

Revived National Arts Festival to be held in Honour of National Hero


Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 31, 2015 (SKNIS): The St. Kitts and Nevis National Arts Festival will be revived this year, and dedicated to the memory of National Hero the late Right Excellent Sir Caleb Azariah Paul Southwell.   This seems justifiably appropriate considering that National Hero Southwell founded the first National Arts Festival. “Back in …