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Soldier Charged With Stealing Defense Force Rifle

Soldier Charged With Stealing Defense Force Rifle


A member of the St. Christopher and Nevis Defense Force has been charged with Larceny for stealing a rifle belonging to the security agency.The soldier, Roniell Nisbett of Cayon, said to be about 19 or 20 years old, was arrested recently for allegedly stealing an M4 rifle. Police say the theft occurred between August 13th …

Hon.Eugene Hamilton donates to Conaree football club

Hon.Eugene Hamilton donates to Conaree football club


The Honourable Eugene Hamilton completed his 10’000 dollar commitment to the two teams that competed for the recently concluded S.K.N.F.A championship the Cayon fc and Conaree fc. Minister Hamilton donated $4000 dollars to the Conaree fc. Previously the total promised was $5000 to be split between both teams but the total was doubled after Minister …

No Confirmed Cases of Zika in St. Kitts and Nevis

No Confirmed Cases of Zika in St. Kitts and Nevis


There are no confirmed cases of the Zika virus in St. Kitts and Nevis, this according to Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr. Cameron Wilkinson.Speaking on state media Wednesday night Dr. Wilkinson said however, that the relevant Ministries were continuing their vigilance to reduce the risk of transmission: “To date we have had no confirmed cases …

JAMKIT Association Nevis Jamaican Independence & Olympic Celebration Social 2016

JAMKIT Association Nevis Jamaican Independence & Olympic Celebration Social 2016


A Nevisian’s review of the JamKit Association Jamaican Independence & Olympics Celebration Social held in Nevis on Saturday, 20 August 2016:  Curried goat – I never had it so nice, I tried it thrice!  Manish water – well I never know banana skin could eat.  I was cautious but after the first bite I wanted …

Illegal firearm seizures underscores one of the objectives of Six Point Plan

Illegal firearm seizures underscores one of the objectives of Six Point Plan


The seizure of an illegal firearm by officers of the Nevis Division on Friday (August 19) and the seizures of two “fake” firearms on Saturday (August 20) tripled with the discovery and seizure of two (2) illegal firearms and fifty one (51) rounds of ammunition in Conaree on Tuesday night (August 23),  underscores the Royal …

Government trains new cadre of protocol officers

Government trains new cadre of protocol officers


 In a thrust to increase the cadre of protocol officers in St. Kitts and Nevis, a total of 45 persons are being trained at a two-day seminar from August 25-26 at the Financial Complex in Basseterre. The training is categorized as an advanced Independence activity and is facilitated by the Governor General, His Excellency Sir …

School Uniform Assistance Programme continues to outfit children for learning

School Uniform Assistance Programme continues to outfit children for learning


The School Uniform Assistance Programme in the Department of Community Development, Gender Affairs and Social Services is again assisting parents of the Federation by providing uniforms for their children, now through a more interconnected departmental system.This was revealed by Azilla Clarke, Director of Social Services and Community Development, who explained that the services provided by …

EC$1.6 Million Restoration Project Commences At Government House In Bath Plain

EC$1.6 Million Restoration Project Commences At Government House In Bath Plain


Restoration work on the 1909 Government House at Bath Plain has commenced. The EC$1.6 million project is expected to be completed in eight months.The disclosure came from Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister responsible for Housing and Lands in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) when he toured the construction site on August 23, 2016. He said the …

Patches highlights benefits of connecting bridge

Patches highlights benefits of connecting bridge


DAYS after announcing the Team Unity Government’s plan to construct a connecting bridge between St. Kitts and Nevis, Minister of Public Works the Hon. Ian Patches Liburd highlighted some of the benefits to be derived from project. Minister Liburd made the comments yesterday (Aug. 24) while standing before his Parliamentarian colleagues in the National Assembly.This …

Gunmen rob Cayon supermarket

Gunmen rob Cayon supermarket


A Cayon establishment was robbed last evening (Aug. 24) by two armed individuals who made off with a sum of money and thankfully, not was hurt in the process. Information reaching SKNVibes indicates that the incident occurred at Parris Shopping Centre, Water Works shortly before 9:00 p.m.The two masked individuals reportedly entered the business – …

PEP bill continues to climb despite Govt’s efforts to cap

PEP bill continues to climb despite Govt’s efforts to cap


DESPITE the government’s best effort to put a lid on the amount of money it is expending on the People’s Empowerment Programme (PEP), it continues to rise. On Tuesday (Aug. 23) Prime Minister Dr. Hon. Timothy Harris updated the National Assembly on the programme and the overall cost which he said currently stands $196M.“Mr. Speaker, …

Chairman: All Carnival Services Were Up For Bid

Chairman: All Carnival Services Were Up For Bid


Bands, hi-fis, caterers, in fact anyone wishing to provide a service for Carnival events had to make a bid to do so for Sugar Mas 45.Carnival Committee Chairman Noah Mills explained that service providers had three weeks to make their bid. This was in an effort make the carnival processes fair and transparent, he said.“Pressed …