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More Carnival Changes; This Time It’s Calypso

More Carnival Changes; This Time It’s Calypso


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The National Carnival Committee continues to roll out its restructuring plans for Sugar Mas 46, this time the change applies to the Senior Calypso Competition. Instead of the usual two bands, Grandmasters Proud Sounds and Legends providing musical accompaniment for calypsonians, there will be one band for all competitors- an …

Tropical Storm Harvey Forms, Second Disturbance Could Affect Leewards

Tropical Storm Harvey Forms, Second Disturbance Could Affect Leewards


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); An advisory has been issued for the Leeward and British Virgin Islands now that the weather disturbance nearing the island chain has been upgraded to a tropical storm. As at 8am Friday, Tropical Storm Harvey was located near latitude 13 north, longitude 60.3 west or about 300 miles south-southeast of …

Dr. Douglas against visa restrictions on Venezuelans

Dr. Douglas against visa restrictions on Venezuelans


Calls on CARICOM leaders to re-think St. Lucia’s position BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – FORMER Prime Minister now Leader of the Opposition, the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas is urging CARICOM leaders not to impose visa restrictions on Venezuelans who want to visit their country in light of the political turmoil in that Spanish-speaking South American …

Newcomers Giants upset Mansion Upsetters in Constituency #7 Dr the Hon Timothy Harris Domino League

Newcomers Giants upset Mansion Upsetters in Constituency #7 Dr the Hon Timothy Harris Domino League


BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, August 17, 2017 (PLP PR Media Inc.) — The second round in the 22nd edition of the annual Constituency Number Seven Dr the Hon Timothy Harris Domino League competition held on Tuesday evening August 15 saw five games played, while two were won by default. Newcomers Giants who in the opening first …

Public consultations underway to address mobile roaming charges in ECTEL Member States

Public consultations underway to address mobile roaming charges in ECTEL Member States


Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 17, 2017 (SKNIS): With growing concerns of the high fees for mobile roaming within the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) region, member states of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) are currently engaging in public consultations to address the issue. Appearing on “Working for You” on Wednesday, August 16, Ervin …

Invitation from Permanent Representative of St. Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations

Invitation from Permanent Representative of St. Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations


Permanent Representative of St. Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations HIS EXCELLENCY SAM T. CONDOR Invites you to Celebrate the 34th Independence Anniversary of St. Kitts and Nevis AT AN INDEPENDENCE RECEPTION to be held on Tuesday September 19, 2017 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at THE PERMANENT MISSION OF ST. KITTS AND NEVIS …

Tropical storm forces delay in CARIFESTA Opening Ceremony

Tropical storm forces delay in CARIFESTA Opening Ceremony


Might create havoc in Windward Islands BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – TROPICAL STORM HARVEY has already started to create havoc in the Windward Islands chain as it has forced organizers of CARIFESTA 13 in Barbados to postpone the Opening Ceremony. The postponement was done out of safety for the participants and patrons because the ceremony is …

Darren Sammy stripped of captaincy

Darren Sammy stripped of captaincy


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE St. Lucia Stars have sacked their long-standing captain Darren Sammy, according to a statement coming out of the island late last evening (Aug. 17). In a media statement, the Stars management revealed that they have appointed Shane Watson as their captain and Marlon Samuels as his deputy for the remainder …

St. Kitts and Nevis establishes diplomatic relations with the State of Qatar

St. Kitts and Nevis establishes diplomatic relations with the State of Qatar


August 16, 2017 — The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Government of the State of Qatar established diplomatic relations at Ambassadorial level, on August 16, 2017. Ambassador Sam Condor, Permanent Representative of St. Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations along with Her Excellency Alya Ahmed S. Al-Thani, Permanent Representative of the …

Update: Landline and Internet Network upgrade

Update: Landline and Internet Network upgrade


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (August 18, 2017) Dear valued customers, We have commenced the second phase of our Superfast upgrade to the remaining sections of the island in St. Kitts. During this upgrade, customers may experience interruption in their service as we migrate customers to the new equipment. Customers residing in the areas of Bladens Housing …

SKN CARIFESTA delegation to miss Opening Ceremony

SKN CARIFESTA delegation to miss Opening Ceremony


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE Department of Culture will be sending a delegation to represent St. Kitts and Nevis at the 2017 Caribbean Festival of Art (CARIFESTA) in Bridgetown, Barbados, but the members will not be there on time for the Opening Ceremony. The Department of Culture made that declaration this morning (Aug. 17) and …

Potential Tropical Cyclone 91L Alert Statement

Potential Tropical Cyclone 91L Alert Statement


Potential tropical cyclone 91l has entered the monitored area and now has a high chance of developing into a tropical cyclone. At 8am ect or 1200z the centre of potential tropical cyclone 91l was located near latitude 13.0 north, longitude 52.0 west or about 475 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. potential tropical cyclone 91l …