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Serena Williams struggles to win Second-Round Match

Serena Williams struggles to win Second-Round Match


Sports Page — Shortly after winning a surprisingly competitive second-round match against Kiki Bertens that lasted 1 hour 32 minutes in warm conditions, Serena Williams and her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, went back to the practice court and hit balls for almost an hour. They worked on her serve, which was a source of frustration in …

Simmons looking forward to overseas tour

Simmons looking forward to overseas tour


Bridgetown, Barbados — West Indies Head Coach, Phil Simmons, has his sights set on doing well when he takes on his first overseas tours since taking up tenure earlier this year. During a camp held for emerging fast bowlers just this past week at the West Indies High Performance Centre at the University of the …

Nevis Masters confident of Victory

Nevis Masters confident of Victory


Sports Page — Franklyn KUT Daniel, never a man to mince words was adamant on Tuesday 2nd September that the Nevis Masters will easily dispose of their St.Kitts counterparts, come this weekend. Daniel, who is currently the President of the Nevis Masters Cricket Association, indicated that he had received an invitation from the St.Kitts Cricket …

Antigua Labour Party fulfils campaign promise to over 300 non-nationals

Antigua Labour Party fulfils campaign promise to over 300 non-nationals


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – IN keeping with a promise made by the Antigua Labour Party during the 2014 General Elections campaign, the Gaston Browne-led Administration on Tuesday (Sept. 1) had granted citizenship to over 300 nationals from around the Caribbean and internationally. Reports reaching SKNVibes state that the promise was fulfilled on Tuesday (Sept. 1) …

PM Harris welcomes Taiwanese Cultural Youth Ambassadors to SKN

PM Harris welcomes Taiwanese Cultural Youth Ambassadors to SKN


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – A dinner, held under the patronage of the Resident Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) last evening (Sept. 2) at the Nirvana Restaurant in Boyd’s Village, saw a number of Government officials and special invitees extending a warm welcome to a 16-member delegation of International Youth Ambassadors from that East …

Children and Pornography

Children and Pornography


Dese children today bawn knowing how to use computa” remarked an older lady as she passed a toddler scrolling on a Ipad.  Indeed, children today are spending more and more time online.  The Kaiser Family Foundation reports that children spend as much as six to seven hours (6-7) a day behind screens -often surfing, engaging …

Start of the 2015-2016 SKNFA Football Season

Start of the 2015-2016 SKNFA Football Season


Dear Secretary,   Please be advised that the 2015-2016 SKNFA Football Season will officially commence on Saturday 3rd October, 2015. The President’s Cup – National Bank Premier Division Champion vs. the FA Cup Champion will officially kick off the season. The other start dates: – National Bank Premier League – Saturday 10th October – Division …

ALBA aids storm-ravaged Dominica

ALBA aids storm-ravaged Dominica


Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 2, 2015 (SKNIS) — Member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America- Peoples’ Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) have expressed condolences to the people and government of the Commonwealth of Dominica for the regrettable loss of life, property, agriculture and livestock as a result of the fury of tropical storm …

Seaton officially appointed Governor-General

Seaton officially appointed Governor-General


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – HIS EXCELLENCY Samuel WeymothTapley Seaton QC, who has been acting as the Federation’s Governor-General for the past three months, was recently confirmed to that position. In May 2015, the Team Unity Government informed the public that it had sought leave of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to withdraw the appointment of …

Police recover items stolen from Supermarket

Police recover items stolen from Supermarket


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – A joint search operation conducted by members of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force and the St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force resulted in the find of a large quantity of items stolen from the Island Food Supermarket on Cayon Street, as well as a number of cannabis sativa (marijuana) plants. …

Injured man rescued from septic hole after falling in hours before

Injured man rescued from septic hole after falling in hours before


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – A middle-aged man who spent hours in a septic hole, having fallen into it last evening (Sept. 1), was rescued therefrom this morning by the Search and Rescue Unit of the St. Kitts and Nevis Fire and Rescue Services Department.  SKNVibes observed that a fire appliance was rushing westward along Cayon …

U.S. finishes behind Jamaica, Kenya in gold-medal count at worlds

U.S. finishes behind Jamaica, Kenya in gold-medal count at worlds


Beijing — Even with its sixth straight title in the men’s 4×400-meter relay, the United States still finished behind Jamaica and Kenya with only six gold medals at this year’s world championships. Jamaica again proved it is much more than just Usain Bolt when the country’s women’s team defeated the Americans on Sunday in the …