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Hamilton Urges Parliamentary Action Against Maynard

Hamilton Urges Parliamentary Action Against Maynard


St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The leader of government business in Parliament, Minister Eugene Hamilton, has taken to the House what he describes as a rude and disrespectful comment about Speaker Michael Perkins on social network, more specifically on the Facebook page of Opposition parliamentarian Konris Maynard. “Twenty one hours ago, a post was made …

Harris: Electoral Reform Underway

Harris: Electoral Reform Underway


St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Electoral Reform, expected to take off this year, is already being worked on, Prime Minister Timothy Harris told Parliament Thursday (Feb 16). Prime Minister Harris made reference to the appointment of a new chairman of the Electoral Commission. “The Honourable Attorney General with the advice of the cabinet, we have …

FDC Audited Accounts Tabled After 11 Years

FDC Audited Accounts Tabled After 11 Years


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Three years of audited financial statements for the Frigate Bay Development Corporation have been tabled in parliament, the first time in 11 years. Minister of Trade and Industry Lindsay Grant laid the statements for 2007, 2008 and 2009 in the National Assembly on Thursday (Feb 16). “We are presenting three …

SKNAAA Expresses Sadness Over Loss Of “Tish”

SKNAAA Expresses Sadness Over Loss Of “Tish”


(SKNAAA) It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Mr Steadroy Techeira, affectionately known to all as simply ‘Tish’. The news of Tish’s passing impacted us even more greatly in the Athletics family, given the fact that it was only on Sunday 12th February that his presence was most visible at …

Report of arrests, convictions and other activities

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 February  14th  2017 ARREST AND BAIL:  Arrested: Mary Challenger of St Paul’s was arrested, formally charged and cautioned for the offences of possession of cannabis and possession with intent to supply. Arrested: …

PM Harris says $214 million spent on PEP could have been put to more empowering use for the long-term benefit of the people

PM Harris says $214 million spent on PEP could have been put to more empowering use for the long-term benefit of the people


In a searing rebuke of the now-defunct People’s Employment Program (PEP), Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris listed the opportunity costs of the controversial PEP today, Thursday, February 16th, 2017, at the launch ceremony for its replacement, STEP [the Skills Training Empowerment Program].  STEP will deliver genuine skills training intended to provide updated and …

VINDICATED! Consent order elevates SP PRIDE to A’-Division finals and 2017 premier division!

VINDICATED! Consent order elevates SP PRIDE to A’-Division finals and 2017 premier division!


The members of Sandy Point PRIDE have been “vindicated” by a High Court of Justice ruling which reaffirmed by way of a Consent order, that the controversial resolution, made by the SKNABA convened Appeals Committee is invalid.”The SKNABA executive has finally acknowledged the concerns raised in relation to the initial sanctions against three of our players …

At last night’s town hall, PM Harris shared an important lesson that shaped his success

At last night’s town hall, PM Harris shared an important lesson that shaped his success


Before Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris earned his way into the upper echelons of politics, academia and society – being elected to Parliament in 1993 and winning his seat five more consecutive times; attaining a Ph.D. in Accounting from Concordia University in 2002; becoming St. Kitts and Nevis’ third Prime Minister in 2015, …

Crime scene responders attend one day forensic awareness

Crime scene responders attend one day forensic awareness


Members of the Forensic Services Unit and investigators from the Violent Crimes Unit (VCU), Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and the Special Victims Unit attended a one day Forensic refresher seminar on Tuesday (February 14) at the Police Training Centre. The training was in partnership with Cellmark Forensic Services a UK based company that provides analysis …

SKNIS news comes to the palm of your hands

SKNIS news comes to the palm of your hands


Persons can now access instant press releases, as well as programmes such as documentaries, public service announcements, television and radio advertisements; view pictures pertaining to the work of the government, and access social media networks with the launch of the St. Kitts and Nevis Information Service (SKNIS) App, which came on stream on Wednesday, February …

BREAKING NEWS: Sandy Point PRIDE wins court case against SKNABA

BREAKING NEWS: Sandy Point PRIDE wins court case against SKNABA


THE ongoing battle between the St. Kitts-Nevis Amateur Basketball Association (SKNABA) and the Sandy Point PRIDE organization has come to an end with the latter winning its case in court. The case stemmed from an incident in which the PRIDE felt that a unilateral decision was handed down by the Games Commissioner, resulting in the …

Launch of STEP Programme to benefit interns and the economy

Launch of STEP Programme to benefit interns and the economy


The Government of National Unity launched its Skills Training Empowerment Programme (STEP) on Thursday (February 16), which offers persons an opportunity to learn a skill and obtain a job attachment as part of a programme that is grounded in a “people centered governance framework.”STEP, which was formerly known as the People’s Employment Programme (PEP), was …