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Team Unity Government Putting The CBI On The Right Track

Team Unity Government Putting The CBI On The Right Track


The St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment (CBI) programme is being put on the right track and our partners have expressed confidence in the approach of the new Team Unity government. That was the essence of a report on the programme given by Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, whilst delivering …

Plans To Alleviate School Shift System Underway

Plans To Alleviate School Shift System Underway


Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 01, 2015 (SKNIS):  Minister of Education the Hon. Shawn Richards has stated that the plans to improve the shift system between Basseterre High (BHS) and Washington Archibald High School(WAHS) are underway. Speaking at yesterday’s (June 30) sitting of Parliament, Minister Richards noted that the shift system “isn’t the most ideal” and …

Foul Play Not Suspected in Death of Businesswoman

Foul Play Not Suspected in Death of Businesswoman


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Foul play is not suspected in the death of a Newtown businesswoman, who was found dead in her George Street home on Wednesday morning. Rose Cole, also known as Rose Smithen, was originally from Nevis.  She had owned a shop in Newtown for years, and also lived in the area. …

Popular Businessman Shot Dead

Popular Businessman Shot Dead


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Well-known entrepreneur and taxi and tour operator, Michael “Ela” Glasford was shot dead in Dorset Village on Tuesday night.  Details were sketchy Wednesday morning, but WINN FM has confirmed that the shooting took place in the vicinity of Pappy’s Shop just after 11:00 p.m. WINN FM understands that Mr. Glasford was …

Patriots Lose Nail-Biter

Patriots Lose Nail-Biter


(ZIZ News) — Thousand of Patriots fans left the Warner Park Cricket Stadium Tuesday evening disappointed after the St. Kitts and Nevis team lost a close encounter to the Jamaica Tallawahs as the Hero Caribbean Premier League bowled off in the Federation. Playing its first match at home, the Patriots posted a competitive target of …

Plans to Alleviate School Shift System Underway

Plans to Alleviate School Shift System Underway


Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS) — Minister of Education the Hon. Shawn Richards has stated that the plans to improve the shift system between Basseterre High (BHS) and Washington Archibald High School (WAHS) are underway. Speaking at yesterday’s (June 30th) sitting of Parliament, Minister Richards noted that the shift system “isn’t the most ideal” and that …

Police seeking public’s assistance in Dorset Village homicide B

Police seeking public’s assistance in Dorset Village homicide B


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE name of the man killed last night (Jun. 30), according to Police PRO, is 54-year-old Michael Glasford, also known as ‘Ella’, of Dorset Village. Reports reaching SKNVibes state that sometime after 11:00 p.m. Glasford was shot while seated on a bench in the vicinity of Pappy’s Shop in Dorset Village. …

Jamaica Tallawahs steal Patriots’ joy

Jamaica Tallawahs steal Patriots’ joy


Sports Page — A bumper crowd showed up at the Warner Park cricket stadium on Tuesday 30th June to witness the local team, St.Kitts-Nevis patriots, take on the Jamaica Tallawahs. A few boatloads of individuals also made the journey from Nevis. They were not disappointed. The Patriots won the toss and elected to bat first …

Little Leaguers receive Medals and Commendation

Little Leaguers receive Medals and Commendation


Sports Page — The climax of another year in the history of the little league Baseball program on Nevis occurred on Friday 26th June. The action took place at the Ramsbury playing field where chief coordinator of the league, Frank Nisbett watched closely as the youthful Baseballers went through their paces. Even though it was …

New SWMC (St. Kitts) headquarter building officially opens Thursday July 2nd

New SWMC (St. Kitts) headquarter building officially opens Thursday July 2nd


Basseterre, St. Kitts — Operations of the Solid Waste Management Corporation SWMC (St. Kitts) have, since Monday June 29, moved from the former central Basseterre location to the organisation’s new building in Taylor’s Range. A simple but significant blessing ceremony of the new building was conducted by Rev Canon Valentine Hodge, which marked a symbolic …

Monitoring Of Workplace Safety To Improve

Monitoring Of Workplace Safety To Improve


Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Workplace safety and health/retirement benefits will come under greater scrutiny by officials from the Department of Labour as they seek to protect workers in St. Kitts and Nevis. During a sitting of the Federal Parliament on Tuesday (June 30) Senior Minister and Minister of Labour Honourable Vance Amory informed that inspections …

IMF: Private sector should absorb PEP workers

IMF: Private sector should absorb PEP workers


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Government should look at transitioning People Empowerment Program (PEP) workers into some of the business projects that are a result of the current foreign investments in the country.  That’s according to the IMF Chief of Missions to St. Kitts and Nevis Ms. Judith Gold. Ms Gold says PEP is like …