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Local News

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

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.


Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 02, 2019 (RSCNPF): Police are investigating a shooting incident at Stoney Grove that left two men hospitalised.

Miss Independent Crowned Senior Calypso Monarch Again

The youngest ever competitor talented Miss Independent (Karisia Willett) continues to dominate the calypso arena since her debut in 2017 when she made history to become the first ever Female National Senior Calypso Monarch, and now making history again as the first female to two-peat.

Cayon High Wins National Carnival Talented Teen; Teenage, Junior Calypso Winners Crowned

Cayon High School’s Avanya Richards on Wednesday of this week December 26th won the coveted title of Miss National Carnival Talented Teen.

Cayon Pantastics Three-Peats In Wins Sugar Mas Steel Pan Competition

The Cayon Pantastics has won the annual Sugar Mas Steel Band Competition, held on Sunday night, 23rd December, at the Circus in downtown Basseterre for the third consecutive year.

Sun Country Flight Makes First SKN Touch Down

By: Precious Mills BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (Friday 28th December 2018)- At around 3;30PM on Saturday 22ndDecember, Sun Country Airlines from Minneapolis,...

Bulletin: Tour Routes for Carnival Parade Days

All are asked to please take note of the following routes for Parade Days: Tuesday 1st  and Wednesday 2nd January 2019 – Parade Days