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Police Press Release 29-09-2016: Report of arrests, convictions and other activities

Police Press Release 29-09-2016: Report of arrests, convictions and other activities


Below is a report of arrests, convictions and other activities recorded by the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force for the period September 27. ARREST AND BAIL:Arrested/Bailed: Jonah Freeman of Challenger’s Village was arrested, formally charged and cautioned for the offences of possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to supply and …

Human resource is key to growing economy, says Premier Amory

Human resource is key to growing economy, says Premier Amory


Premier of Nevis, Senior Minister in the Federal Cabinet and Minister responsible for Labour, Hon. Vance Amory, has emphasized that the population must work together to meet the demanding needs of a globalized world in order to continue the economic growth of St. Kitts and Nevis.The aspect of cooperation is captured in the theme of …

Parole Officers Receive Training To Enhance Social Skills

Parole Officers Receive Training To Enhance Social Skills


Parole and Probation Officers receive training to enhance their social and cognitive skills to improve service delivery to clients through the ‘Thinking for a Change’ (T4C) programme in the British Virgin Islands.The T4C programme is a cognitive-behavioral curriculum developed by the National Institute of Corrections in Aurora, Colorado. The Social Development Department spearheaded the training …

State funeral for Constable Lucas

State funeral for Constable Lucas


Officers from various arms of the security forces joined family members and friends on Tuesday for the state funeral of Police Constable No 795, N’kosi Lucas.Constable Lucas died on Sunday, September 18 after a long period of illness. The funeral service took place at the St. Georges Anglican Church and was attended by several government …

Health and wellness lecture at ECCB

Health and wellness lecture at ECCB


In observance of Caribbean Wellness Month, a public lecture on Wellness and Pain Management will be held on Thursday.Dr. Sybil Allen Jones is a corporate well being consultant who will present on the topic “Your Well Being Matters: Creating a Pandemic of Wellness Behaviour in Our Daily Lives”.She said with the prevalent health issues in …

Prime Minister Harris speaks to revamping of “PEP” and “REACH” to ensure their sustainability

Prime Minister Harris speaks to revamping of “PEP” and “REACH” to ensure their sustainability


Speaking at the National Consultation on the Economy, Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, stated that there was a need to revamp both the People Employment Programme (PEP) and Recognising Everyone’s Ability to Climb Higher (REACH) programmes to make them sustainable.Prime Minister Harris said that the PEP programme has cost the government $200 million …

Team Unity Government’s policies are uplifting the people and the St. Kitts-Nevis Economy

Team Unity Government’s policies are uplifting the people and the St. Kitts-Nevis Economy


Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, who is the Minister of Finance et al., reiterated St. Kitts and Nevis’ above-average economic performance and growth in comparison to many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean and indeed the rest of the world.  Dr. Harris did so today, Wednesday, September 28th, during his Opening Address …

Chief Medical Officer sheds light on health hazards posed by the Zika virus

Chief Medical Officer sheds light on health hazards posed by the Zika virus


Acting Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Hazel Laws, has sort to shed some light on the health hazard posed by the Zika virus to citizens and residents in St. Kitts and Nevis, while appearing on Wednesday’s (September 28) edition of “Working for You”.“The Zika virus is a germ that an individual can pick up after …

71 PEP interns set to graduate after four years on training programme

71 PEP interns set to graduate after four years on training programme


The People’s Employment Programme (PEP) will on Thursday, September 29, 2016, celebrate the graduation of 71 interns, who have been in training for over four years.The Graduation Ceremony, which will be held at the New Town Community Center at 5pm, will feature interns who have been trained in several areas such as Cosmetology, Graphic Arts, …

Young Couple Charged With Gun And Ammo Possession

Young Couple Charged With Gun And Ammo Possession


A young couple from Boyds Village has been arrested and charged for possession of an illegal gun and ammunition. Continued joint search operations being carried out by the local security agencies along with a contingent from the Regional Security System (RSS) have resulted in the seizure of a .380 pistol and five rounds of matching …

CMO: Over 200 Suspected Zika Cases in St. Kitts and Nevis

CMO: Over 200 Suspected Zika Cases in St. Kitts and Nevis


There are over 200 suspected cases of the zika virus in St. Kitts and Nevis, says the newly appointed Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr. Hazel Laws.“To date we have approximately 218 suspected cases of zika virus, based on their presentation with the symptoms.  Low grade fever, rash, conjunctivitis…joint ad muscle pain, so based on their …

Tropical storm to pass south of SKN

Tropical storm to pass south of SKN


AS Tropical Storm Matthew makes its way through portions of the Caribbean chain, residents of St. Kitts and Nevis are advised to closely monitor the system as a couple of inches of rain and gusty winds could be experienced. The St. Kitts Meteorological Office released a weather bulletin earlier indicating that the system is moving …