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No confidence in the government of Nevis

Area Representative for St. Pauls Parish the Honourable Robelto Hector, this week added his voice to the chorus of disconcerted Nevisians who have expressed fear and despair at the current state of affairs. The Representative joined his fellow comrades and citizens in lamenting and mourning the pathetic state of the once buoyant economy on Nevis. Mr. Hector in his address on Monday July 22nd reminded Nevisi ...

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Vybz Kartel not guilty… Acquitted after prosecution offers no further evidence

A Home Circuit Court jury has been directed to rule that dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is not guilty of the murder of St. Catherine businessman Barrington ‘Bossy’ Burton. However, Kartel will remain in custody because he has another murder case pending against him. The jury has also freed Kartel's two co-accused, Lenburgh McDonald and Nigel Thompson. Supreme Court judge Bryan Sykes instructed the 12-mem ...

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Antigua security minister condemns latest shootings

St. Johns, Antigua– National Security Minister Dr. Errol Cort Monday expressed “sadness and regret” over the latest shootings in the country that have led to the deaths of two people and a third hospitalised. In a brief statement, Cort said that in less than 12 hours, two men, ages 29 and 19 “were brutally gunned down and a third individual hospitalised with gunshot wounds. “In both incidences, robbery does ...

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Yohan Blake to miss the rest of the season

Kingston, Jamaica- Jamaican sprint superstar Yohan Blake is recovering well but will miss the rest of the track season, his manager Cubie Seegobin has disclosed. Blake has struggled with a stubborn hamstring injury, which he suffered in April and has since pulled out of next month's IAAF World Championships in Moscow. Blake, reportedly the second-highest earner in global athletics behind Usain Bolt, may hav ...

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Costa Rica seized over 4 tons of cocaine in Caribbean Sea this year

San Jose, Costa Rica– Costa Rica’s Minister of Public Safety, Francisco Zamora, says law enforcement officials have seized 4.6 tons of cocaine and 1.47 tons of marijuana in the Caribbean Sea so far this year. Zamora told reporters here that between January and July, the Coast Guard  intercepted 11 boats in the “Caribbean zone” and arrested 12 suspects “for offenses related to drug trafficking. He said all s ...

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