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Gems from the Archives: Electricity in Basseterre


Electricity was made available in 1928 in Basseterre.  Before that happened the “UNion Messenger”  spoke of  official extravagance in its issue of the 10 Oct 1923.  In a meeting of the Legislative Council of the 5th October, there was an item which earmarked £250 for the installation of an electric light plant at Government House, …

Athletes Perform Creditably At Inaugural Field Events

Athletes Perform Creditably At Inaugural Field Events


A selected number of athletes created history on Thursday 26th March, when they participated in the inaugural field events for the inter primary sports meet for 2015. For the first time in the history of the event, the organizers have introduced a child friendly field events component, which although competitive in nature, will also be …

OAS Thanks St. Kitts-Nevis for Successful MOAS

OAS Thanks St. Kitts-Nevis for Successful MOAS


Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 27, 2015 (SKNIS): Officials at the Organization of American States (OAS) have thanked the government of St. Kitts and Nevis and several private entities for the close partnership that resulted in a successful 33rd Model OAS General Assembly for Universities of the Hemisphere. Yadira Soto, Senior Advisor to the OAS Assistant …

Sugar Boyz repeat scoreline in Turks and Caicos

Sugar Boyz repeat scoreline in Turks and Caicos


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – A hatrick form Harrison Panayiotou and a brace from Josh Leader powered St. Kitts and Nevis last evening (Mar. 26) to another 6-2 victory over Turks and Caicos on their home turf. According to FIFA.com, after falling behind 2-1 through two penalties by Widlin Calixte, the Sugar Boyz responded with five …

Visa Waiver Agreement between the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Federative Republic of Brazil

Visa Waiver Agreement between the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Federative Republic of Brazil


Ministry Of Foreign Affairs) The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is pleased to communicate that nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis holding a valid St. Kitts and Nevis passport no longer require visas to travel to Brazil. This agreement was signed on January 20, 2015 and came into effect on March 7, 2015. The …

St. Kitts Tourism Authority Sponsors The Cross Channel Swim

St. Kitts Tourism Authority Sponsors The Cross Channel Swim


BASSETERRE (27TH March, 2015): The St. Kitts Tourism Authority is a proud sponsor of the 2015 Nevis to St. Kitts Cross Channel Swim, which takes place on Sunday 5th April, 2015. More than 200 swimmers will swim 2.5 miles, which starts at Oualie Beach, Nevis, and ends at Cockleshell Bay in St. Kitts. Minister of …

PM Assures Support For Tourism Developments

PM Assures Support For Tourism Developments


Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 27, 2015 (SKNIS): In a meeting with Beijing based development company, Gateway Real Estate, Prime Minister Dr the Hon Timothy Harris, has assured that his government is supportive of a 5 Star hotel slated for the Whitegate Development. Prime Minister Harris told CEO, Yin Jin that his administration encourages foreign investments …

Top Cop may not return after vacation

Top Cop may not return after vacation


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – OVER the past three years and six-plus months the nation had seen Dr. Celvin Geron ‘CG’ Walwyn as Commissioner of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF), but with the recent change in Government it is believed that he will not return to head the law enforcement body on …

Man escapes gunmen’s wrath at Industrial Site

Man escapes gunmen’s wrath at Industrial Site


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – POLICE are investigating a shooting incident that took place yesterday morning (Mar. 25), in which a young man escaped unhurt. Reports reaching SKNVibes state that shortly after 8:0a.m. yesterday, while Dwayne Martin of Bird Rock had parked his car at his workplace in the C.A. Paul Southwell Industrial Site in the …

Prime Minister Harris Attends CARICOM Regional Security Meeting

Prime Minister Harris Attends CARICOM Regional Security Meeting


BASSETERRE St. Kitts, March, 27th March 2015  –  Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris left the Federation yesterday to attend an important CARICOM Regional Security meeting being held in Barbados. The one-day meeting will look at very serious issues impacting security in member states and across the region. The Prime Minister is accompanied by …

Government to Implement VAT Relief, Vows to Depoliticize Civil Service

Government to Implement VAT Relief, Vows to Depoliticize Civil Service


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  The Team Unity government says it is making good on a promise of VAT relief. The Value Added Tax was one of the issues dealt with by Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris in a national address Wednesday night.  Dr Harris confirmed that the new government was removing the 17 per cent …

Has the Police Commissioner Resigned?

Has the Police Commissioner Resigned?


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Has the Commissioner of Police resigned?  According to credible reports reaching WINN FM Police Commissioner CG Walwyn has tendered his resignation effective Friday, March 27th, but top government sources have not confirmed his resignation. Contacted by WINN FM on Thursday Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris said he had no knowledge …