Special Advisor in Ministry of Foreign Affairs Underscores Importance of Safety and Security Standards...

Press Release: Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 5, 2016 (SKNIS): Special Advisor in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in St. Kitts and Nevis, Lorna Hunkins, has underscored the...

JLPS first Head Chef excited about working in School Meals Programme

Press Release: NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (October 04, 2016) -- Shavon Lawrence, head cook at the Joycelyn Liburd Primary School (JLPS) new cafeteria, says he is excited...

St. Kitts and Nevis Celebrates the Lives of Older Persons

Press Release: Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 04, 2016 (SKNIS):  In an effort to celebrate the lives of older persons throughout the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis,...

Bronte Welsh Primary Highlighted for Promoting Child Friendly Advantage

Press Release: (EMU) – St. Kitts, October 3, 2016: Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Education, Mr. Vincent William Hodge, has commended the Bronte Welsh Primary...

St. Kitts-Nevis Washington D.C. Association Encourages Students to Pursue Excellence

Press Release: (EMU) – St. Kitts, September 30, 2016: Primary school students in Basseterre were reminded that there are nationals living overseas who make sacrifices...

Christophe Harbour promotes quality yachting service at Monaco Yacht Show

Press Release: Basseterre, St. Kitts, 3rd October 2016–A delegation from St. Kitts and Nevis that attended the 26th edition of the prestigious Monaco Yacht...

Stakeholder Groups At National Consultation On Economy Hail Regional Governments’ Support For Regional Security...

Press Release: Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 3, 2016 (SKNIS): Stakeholder groups from the public and private sector and civil society have commended the Governments of...
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PEP Graduands Encouraged to Apply Knowledge and Expertise to Work

Press Release:  Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 03, 2016 (SKNIS): Cabinet Secretary, Josephine Huggins, encouraged over 60 People Employment Programme (PEP) graduands to apply what they have learnt to...
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Department of Labour Seeks to Better Serve Public

Press Release: Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 03, 2016 (SKNIS): Members of staff at the Department of Labour will be in a better position to assist the public...

Prison Officer Arrested and Charged for Introduction of Contraband into Her Majesty’s Prison

Press Release: Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 30, 2016 (RSCNPF): Senior Officer, Vince Gumbs of Her Majesty's Prison has been arrested and formally charged with several offences stemming from an...

Nevis Premier declares Financial Information Month 2016 open

Press Release:  NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (September 30, 2016) -- The following is a declaration speech for Financial Information Month delivered by Premier of Nevis and Minister...

‘OPERATION SAFE STREETS’ Sends a Lot of ‘Weed’ Up In Smoke

Press Release: Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 30, 2016 (RSCNPF):   A controlled burn by a combined law enforcement team in support of "Operation Safe Streets" resulted in...

Five (5) Constables Promoted to the Rank of Acting Corporal

Press Release: Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 30, 2016 (RSCNPF):  The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force is pleased to announce the selection and promotion of five (5)...

National Consultation highlights education, security, economic issues

By Dave Kaiser Education, security and the economy were main issues discussed by Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, and...

Task force established engage Brazilians on Partial Scope Agreement

By Staff Writer The Ministry of International Trade is moving ahead to have the triangular trade agreement between Brazil, Guyana and the Federation creating a...

Hearing loss continues to be a major problem for all, 10% of population affected

Calls made for youths to turn down their music players By Staff Writer Calls are being made for youths in St. Kitts and Nevis to take...

Astaphan claims unlevel playfield exists in Citizen By Investment’s Real Estate Option

By LR Liburd The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer  Operation Rescue’s Dwyer Astaphan is claiming that an unlevel playing field exists in the Federation’s Citizenship by Investment (CBI)...

Deadness

The headline was striking. It said “2016: Homicides 24, murder convictions 0” as it went on to describe the circumstances surrounding the death of...

Minister Liburd: Government discussing Geothermal Agreement made with private company

By Staff Writer The Government findings from its geothermal exploration on St. Kitts would be released shortly, but they are currently in discussions on the...

Federation farmers producing quality produce on local farms, Minister Hamilton

Staff Writer Minister of Agriculture The Hon. Eugene Hamilton has praised local farmers for producing high quality produce and for using a minimum amount of...

Constitutional Reform

by Queen’s Counsel Charles Wilkin The following is a presentation made by the former President of the St. Kitts and Nevis Bar Association, Charles Wilkin,...

Amory will not support marijuana legalization

By Monique Washington  “I will not support the legalization of marijuana” the Leader of Nevis Hon. Vance Amory told The Observer on Thursday during the...

Prime Minister Harris addresses UN General Assembly

Emphasis on young people’s empowerment transforming the world  By Dave Kaiser “The empowerment of young people is of critical importance to the transformation of our world...

JLPS Cafeteria opens Monday

By Monique Washington The brand new Joycelyn Liburd Primary School Cafeteria will open Monday at 11:50 a.m., when students will be served a hot...

Rawlins Pasture Play Field to switch on lights in October

Grounds to be landscaped, stadium constructed in 2017 By Monique Washington The addition of four new lighting systems at the Rawlins Pasture Playing Field will...

220 volunteers take to beach in coastal clean up

By Monique Washington As part of a world-wide effort to improve the environment, more than 220 volunteers, 80 of which were youngsters and teens, scoured...

St. James residents can expect water rationing, shut-off at 10 p.m.

By Monique Washington  St. James Parish residents will continue to have water rationing as Water Department officials have given no definitive answer as to...

St. Kitts and Nevis concerns highlighted during UN sessions

Key issues: Financial stability, government cooperation, health By Dave Kaiser Obtaining financial stability, maintain cooperation with supportive governments and encourage a healthy lifestyle while fighting communicable...

SSB approves EC $10m for affordable homes on Nevis

By Monique Washington An EC $10 million loan has been approved by the Social Security Board (SSB) to build affordable homes on Nevis, including 32...

PM Harris and other leaders to have round-table discussions on effects of De-risking

Staff Writer Government leaders are working overtime to end the fallout from correspondent banks eliminating their services from the region. Prime Minister The Hon. Dr. Timothy...