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Monday 21st August 2017

ST. KITTS NEVIS NEWS - TOP STORIES

Two Illegal Guns Seized, Four Arrested

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 20, 2017 (RSCNPF): A combined team of members from the Special Services Unit (SSU) and members of the St. Kitts Nevis Defence Force on an Surveillance Mission as part of "Operation Mid Sweep" on Saturday night (August 19) netted two (2) illegal firearms. Seized were, one (1) Glock 23 pistol with twenty (20) .40 rounds of...

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CARPHA Release: The Region Is On Alert Over The Spread Of "Red Eye"

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Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago -  Several Caribbean islands have reported outbreaks of conjunctivitis at health facilities and medical practices. “The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is currently monitoring the situation and we want to urge persons to take the necessary precautions to prevent and reduce the spread of this illness,” said DrVirginia Asin-Oostburg, Director, Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control. Conjunctivitis...

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SKN Patriots Take On Barbados Tridents Tonight!

LK Hewlett

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The St. Kitts-Nevis Patriots, currently ranked third in the Hero Caribbean Premier League, are looking to chalk up four more wins over the next few days as they make their 2017 debut on their home field, the Warner Park Cricket Stadium. The first match bowls off tonight Friday at 9pm with the Patriots coming up against...

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More Carnival Changes; This Time It’s Calypso

LK Hewlett

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The National Carnival Committee continues to roll out its restructuring plans for Sugar Mas 46, this time the change applies to the Senior Calypso Competition.Instead of the usual two bands, Grandmasters Proud Sounds and Legends providing musical accompaniment for calypsonians, there will be one band for all competitors- an All-star Band comprised of members from...

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Tropical Storm Harvey Forms, Second Disturbance Could Affect Leewards

LK Hewlett

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); An advisory has been issued for the Leeward and British Virgin Islands now that the weather disturbance nearing the island chain has been upgraded to a tropical storm.As at 8am Friday, Tropical Storm Harvey was located near latitude 13 north, longitude 60.3 west or about 300 miles south-southeast of the Leeward Islands and 480 miles...

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