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Tradewinds Planning Meeting
Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 27, 2015 (SKNIS):   Tradewinds 2015,Testing National Security And Emergency Response Resources The St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force (SKNDF) is forging ahead with preparations for hosting “Phase 1” of the United States-sponsored Regional Security Force training exercise dubbed Tradewinds. This is designed to make the waters off […]

St. Kitts and Nevis Selected for Tradewinds 2015


By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Consultant, Senior Research Fellow at London University and former Caribbean diplomat)   US President Barack Obama’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 24 should rank as a rare breath of fresh air in a body that for decades […]

Obama: The Cold Logic Of Mass Graves


St. Kitts and Nevis' Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas (right) and United States Ambassador to the Federation, His Excellency Larry Palmer
PRESS RELEASE BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis will receive two new interceptor vessels under the “Secure Seas” programme next week. United States Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis, His Excellency Larry Palmer, will be in the twin-island Federation to hand over the two vessels, a vehicle […]

United States To Hand Over Interceptor Vessels to Coast Guard ...



Raheem Francis, Tahir Hanley and Jamar Smith
Monday 20th August 2012 – Basseterre, St. Kitts: As the Digicel Kick Start Clinics continue to roll through the Caribbean, England and Liverpool legend and Kick Start Head Coach, John Barnes on Saturday chose the top three lucky boys to go through to the Digicel Academy.

JOHN BARNES PICKS TOP TALENT FROM ST. KITTS AND NEVIS


The Re-Enactors
By Orita Bailey The long awaited re-enactment of the 1782 Battle of Brimstone Hill took place on Thursday 29th March before a large crowd of observers, at the historic fort. The Re-enactors were from the British Brigade, an organisation of enthusiasts from the United States and local members of the […]

Battle of Brimstone Hill Re-enacted 230 years Later!


US Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano with Prime Minister of The Bahamas the Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham,with senior government officials from the United States, Caribbean,CARICOM) , and the Dominican Republic.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, NOVEMBER 13TH 2011 The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis along with other Caribbean nations have agreed with the United States on a range of measures to boost regional security including harmonized legislation that would allow for the seizure of assets used in illicit activities.

St. Kitts and Nevis Represented at 2ndCaribbean-United States Security Cooperation ...



U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon greets the crowd at a meeting at the headquarters of the U.N. Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO's General Conference admitted Palestine as a full member on Oct. 31. Photo by: Evan Schneider / UN
With 107 member states voting in favor of admission, the UNESCO’s General Conference admitted Palestine as a full member Monday (Oct. 31), raising its total number of member states to 195. The move also means the U.N. specialized agency will lose a quarter of its funding: 22 percent from the […]

UNESCO LOSES 1/4 OF ITS FUNDING AFTER PALESTINE ADMISSION


AP Photo - US President Barack Obama, right, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, left, greet the crowd
The US is worried that a unilateral support would isolate Israel, as British Prime Minister David Cameron is vague about the Palestine’s statehood bid. President Barack Obama launched a campaign to convince the European leaders not to bid for a separate Palestinian state. But the only response he got from […]

Obama Urges Europe Not to Support Palestine’s U.N. Statehood Bid




By Sir Hilary Beckles The University of the West Indies is in the process of conceiving how best to deliver a major conference on the theme Rethinking And Rebuilding Haiti. I am very keen to provide an input into this exercise because for too long there has been a popular […]

The Hate and The Quake


Haitian quake victims sit by their makeshift shelters in a stadium in Port-au-Prince on following the massive 7.0-magnitude quake that shattered the country. AFP PHOTO
By Patrick Markey and Matthew Bigg PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) Shops began to reopen in Haiti’s capital on Thursday as the hunt for trapped survivors from the killer earthquake wound down and efforts intensified to help the masses of hurt and homeless people. The seaport in Port-au-Prince had been repaired enough […]

Seaport, Banks Reopening In Quake-Hit Haiti


By Sir Ronald Sanders The writer is a Consultant and former Caribbean Diplomat The eyes of the world are focused daily on the terrible images of Haiti on television screens and in newspapers. The consequent flood of humanitarian assistance from all parts of the world has been great and admirable. […]

Haiti’s Future Must Not Be More of The Same