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The latest news and information out of St. Kitts and Nevis.

Two In Police Custody After Officers Interrupt Drive-by Attackers

To date, two individuals have been taken into police custody after officers who were on patrol during Monday’s drive-by shooting in St. Paul’s stopped the further attack of two adult males and an underage teenage boy by armed gunmen.

Young Men Sustain Same Body Part Wounds In Drive-by Shooting

Following a drive-by shooting last night (Monday) in the St. Paul’s community, three young men were wounded about the same lower body area according to police.

Drivers Hospitalised After Crashing Near Stop Sign

A source at the Traffic Department has informed that the accident happened at about 4:28 PM involving PB431 owned Waverley Richards driven by Tejahd Richards of Conaree and PA3107 driven by Keona Morton of Bird Rock.


Circumstances are that both omnibuses were travelling from Dieppe Bay to St. Paul's while the backhoe was travelling towards Dieppe Bay when H107 collided with the backhoe and HA433 steered off the backhoe, lost control, ran off the road and flipped over several times.

Road March Champion Wants Victory 60 More Times

Lead vocalist of the Small Axe Band Royston’ Mr. World’ Wigley commented on the Road March repeat victory for Sugar Mas 47 saying: “I feel overwhelmed on behalf of the band, myself and the fans. I want us to get it 60 more times! Big up to God and the fans who made it possible.”

St. Kitts Snatches Caribbean Talented Teen Crown

Miss St. Kitts Anya Seetahal, on Sunday 30th December won the 2018/2019 Haynes Smith Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant held at the St. Kitts Marriott before a full-house audience.

Winning Troupe Overtakes Fraco Cart On Las’ Lap

Jamming in three-peat champion mode as troupe of the year, a section of the ULTRA Carnival Sugar Rush took over a snow cone (commonly known as fraco) cart during the early hours of Las’ Lap for Sugar Mas 47 held on Wednesday 2nd January through the streets of Basseterre as curtain fell on the St.Kitts-Nevis National Carnival yearly production.

J’ouvert Arrestees To Face Judge

Six individuals charged by police for the offence of wounding with intent following a number of incidents on J’ouvert (Wednesday 26th December), which led 64 individuals being arrested, are expected to have their bail hearing today (Friday 4th January).

Hotel, J’ouvert Arrests Compared

Members of the public are currently engaged in a widespread debate on the topic of how locals are allegedly handled by police compared to the recent arrest of a tourist couple at a local hotel in Frigate Bay on New Year’s Day (Tuesday 1st January).

Tawanna Collins is the new National Carnival Queen

Miss SCASPA, Tawanna Collins, is the new National Carnival Queen following the National Carnival Queen Pageant that was held Sugar Mill on Friday, 28th December.