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50-plus students repatriated from Jamaica express sincere gratitude to the government of St. Kitts and Nevis for facilitating and ensuring their safe return

May 1st, 2020The St. Kitts-Nevis Students’ Association of Jamaica (SKNSAJ) expressed “sincere gratitude” to the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis today, Friday, May 1st, 2020, via a statement, which publicly acknowledged its role in “facilitating and ensuring the safe return of its students from Jamaica.” Yesterday, Thursday, April 30th, the Government repatriated over 50 […]

St. Kitts-Nevis Government mounts comprehensive response to assist students both at home and abroad who are in need of support during the coronavirus pandemic

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has mounted a comprehensive response to assist students who are in need of support during the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking on Leadership Matters Tuesday night, Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris and Deputy Prime Minister the Honourable Shawn Richards, who also serves as Education Minister, said that cheques totaling $83,000.00 […]

Cayman: Packages of substance believed to be cocaine washed up on the shores of East End

From RCIPS May 1 2020 Just after 11:30AM on Tuesday 28 April, officers from the Department of Environment were on patrol in the Collier’s Beach area of East End when they came across a torn duffle bag containing taped packages. Police attended the location and took possession of twenty (20) parcels believed to contain cocaine, […]

Cayman: George Town man arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine

From RCIPS May 1 2020 Just after 3:30PM on Wednesday, 29 April, officers from the Community Policing Department, along with Special Constables, were on patrol in the central George Town area when officers approached a man sitting outside a residence.  When officers approached the man he ran from the officers, which aroused their suspicion. The […]

Cayman Islands: Friday, 1 May 2020 COVID-19 Update – 1 new positive case

392 test results today, one positive from community transmission and 391negatives. New COVID 19 regulations with a number of new additional essential services and personnel and changes to soft curfew come into effect from Monday, 4 May 2020. Until then, existing hard and soft curfew measures are extended to continue until 5:00 am Monday when […]

Las Vegas thanks hospitality workers and honors the Spirit of Travel

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas will showcase its resiliency and thank those on the frontlines of the hospitality industry during National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), the annual celebration of the contributions of the U.S. travel industry, May 3 – 9, 2020. Organized by the U.S. Travel Association, this year’s celebration will spotlight hope in the […]

Cayman: Governor and Premier welcome Participation of Disaster Relief Funds

From Cayman Islands  Governor’s Office & Office of the Premier His Excellency the Governor Martyn Roper and the Honourable Premier, Alden McLaughlin have welcomed the formation of the R3 Cayman Foundation and the planned reactivation of the Cayman Islands National Recovery Fund, formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan. Governor Roper Commented “We are very […]

Cayman: Ministry increases efficiency during COVID-19 Pandemic

The Ministry of Financial Services and its related entities have instituted a number of changes to increase efficiency of its operations to better support the work of the financial services industry in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Most of the changes can be seen in the registration of company details with the Registrar […]

Kia Motors America announces April sales

Demand for Kia’s Lineup of Capable SUVs Remains Strong Kia Motors America today announced April sales of 31,705 vehicles, led by the Optima and Sorento models. “Despite these uncertain times, Kia continued to outperform the industry in April and consumer demand for key products like Telluride and Seltos remained extremely high,” said Bill Peffer, vice […]

World May Day protests

May Day protests around the world From BBC Every year May Day is used to mark many things – from the coming of spring in the Northern Hemisphere to the fight for workers’ rights. This year many rallies have been scaled back because of coronavirus lockdowns, although some have taken place on the streets and […]