Yearly Archives

2013

8 people killed in violence in China’s Xinjiang region

(CNN) -- Police shot and killed eight people who attacked a police station in Xinjiang, a restive region in northwestern China, authorities said Monday.Nine people armed with knives threw explosives at the building and set police cars on…

China local government debt hits $3 trillion

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- China revealed the results of its national audit Monday, giving the world a rare look at its rapidly expanding local debt levels.China's National Audit Office said that local government obligations hit 17.9…

Sports year in review-2013

Another exciting year of sports on Nevis has virtually come to an end.There were highs and lows and some of our sports men and women excelled by dint of their hard work and dedication to their sport of choice.There were tears of joy and…

Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant focusing on Women empowerment

(ZIZ)-- The media and the public got their first opportunity to hear from the contestants and officials of the Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant during a press conference at the Sugar Bay Club on Saturday afternoon.The organizers say every…

Party Boat Ready for Business

(ZIZ)-- The first ever party boat in St. Kitts is now open for business following the official inauguration ceremony on Saturday at the Port Zante Marina.Family, friends, investors and well wishers all came together on Saturday to see…

Former T&T footballer Adams slips into coma

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Former Trinidad and Tobago youth footballer Akeem Adams has reportedly slipped into a coma on Saturday in Hungary following a stroke, according to Wired868, an online sports journal.Adams, who has been…

Former F1 driver Schumacher critical after skiing accident

PARIS (AP) -- Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was in critical condition after undergoing brain surgery following a skiing accident in the French Alps on Sunday, doctors said.The Grenoble University Hospital Centre said…

Ritchie Buntin crowned National Calypso King

ZIZ News,  Dec 29, 2013---Ritchie Buntin did enough on Saturday night to take the top spot in the National Carnival Calypso finals held at the Sugar Mill, Warner Park Cricket Stadium.Buntin amassed a total of six hundred and seventeen…

Police Investigating Possible Shooting In Nevis

(ZIZ)--The Violent Crime Unit on Nevis is currently investigating circumstances by which a man was found dead in front of his residence. Dead is 65 year old Randolph Butler of Hichman's Village, Gingerland.Friday 27 th December  2013…

Commissioner Comments on J’ouvert 2013

(ZIZ)--Commissioner of Police, Celvin Walywan says he is pleased with the behaviour of the revellers at J’ouvert 2013.In an interview with ZIZ, he said J’ouvert went well and finished at the scheduled time.However, some persons called…

Challenging Year for Traffic Department

(ZIZ)--With just a few more days left for the year 2013, the Traffic Department is reporting a challenging yet successful year on the road.Head of the Traffic Department, Inspector Carl Caines says despite quite a number of accidents,…

Denise Belfon for Inception Fete

(ZIZ)--Trinidadian Soca Artist, Denise Belfon arrived in St Kitts just one day before the highly anticipated Inception Fete.Belfon says she is excited about performing in St Kitts once again and looks forward to the hospitality of the…

Two big events upcoming

President of the Nevis Turf and Jockey club, Allister Thompson has indicated that his Association will close this year with a bang and open the new year with a bang as well.There are two major horse race meets upcoming.  The first one…