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Tuesday 22nd August 2017
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ST. KITTS NEVIS NEWS - TOP STORIES

SIDF Funds For Nevis Controversy

Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN: Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation funds being used to push the development process in Nevis, translates into several ongoing projects being fueled by SIDF funding. The Concerned Citizens Movement-run Nevis Island Administration, boasts of this, as a significant achievement facilitated by its being a part of the Team Unity coalition administration. It says contrary to what obtained under...

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ECCB On EC Dollar: We Are Stable, We Are Secure

Sharon Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank – ECCB is giving assurances that the EC dollar remains stable and that Eastern Caribbean banknotes are protected by the various security features of the notes. Deputy Director of the Currency Management Department, Rosbert Humphrey, said “At this time the situation that has been circulating via social is only unique to...

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NRP Promise To Decriminalize Marijuana?

Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Nevis Reformation Party is making the decriminalization of marijuana one of its key election campaign promises. NRP Deputy Leader Hensley Daniel has been listing policies, plans and projects a Nevis Reformation Party administration will prioritize. He tells WINN FM that the electorate has already been made aware of the NRP programme at town hall meetings. “Decriminalization, we...

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Injured Shooting Victim Dies

Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The sixty-three year old Nevisian businessman who was shot and injured on Saturday night (August 19) has become the federation’s 19th homicide. The police have confirmed that the man, Benjamin Joseph, died at the Alexandra hospital Monday (August 21). According to reports the Pinney's Beach resident, who owned Philisha's Guest House was attacked by a lone gunman...

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Martin: Don’t Let Solar Eclipse Blind You

Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): One medical doctor in the federation is emphasizing the danger of staring at the sun during Monday afternoon’s solar eclipse. Former Chief Medical Officer Patrick Martin, says he is concerned especially about young children. He is urging parents to adopt necessary precautions. “The temptation is likely to be that persons would look up at the sun especially children...

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