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Tuesday 22nd August 2017

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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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The Impact of US Race Relations on the Caribbean

Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The state of race relations in the United States has sparked debate and discussion in the US Virgin Islands. Community activist Dr Edward Browne tells WINN FM that the discussion also involves Nevis-born Alexander Hamilton. According to St Croix-based Browne, race is a problem everywhere. “Well we’re having the same discussion in the US Virgin Islands, we’re are...

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St Kitts and Nevis Patriots Maintains Second Position After Six Matches

Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and St Lucia Stars shared a point each, after rain washed out Saturday night’s CPL match at Warner Park. The heavy rains influenced a match in Basseterre for the second night in a row. The clash between the Patriots and St Lucia Stars was called off after just 8.1 overs. Patriots remained unchanged...

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Ministry Issues Release With Precautionary Measures During Solar Eclipse

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The general public is advised that on Monday, August 21, 2017, the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and, by extension, the Caribbean Region, will experience a solar eclipse. A spectacle in the sky occurs when the moon passes between the Sun and the Earth and either partially or totally blocks the light rays of the sun. Persons living within a...

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