Yearly Archives

2015

St. Kitts and Nevis Records Growth in Jobs for 2015

(ZIZ News) – Statistics announced by Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris that were reportedly received from the St. Christopher and Nevis Social Security Board, indicate that the local economy added more jobs in 2015, than…

Calypso Reggie Remembered

(ZIZ News) – The National Carnival Committee used Monday’s Senior Calypso Monarch finals to pay tribute to the late Reginald “Calypso Reggie” Thomas. At the halfway point of the show, Carnival Chairman Noah Mills and Deputy Prime Minister,…

Organisers encouraged by Party Central’s Success to Date

(ZIZ News) – Organisers of the night-time entertainment spot “Party Central” say the events have been successful so far this season. President of Party Central, Zikomo Condor told ZIZ News that for the most part, he’s happy with the…

Government Receives Four New Vehicles

(ZIZ News) – On Monday, Resident Taiwanese Ambassador, His Excellency George Gow Wei Chiou presented the keys to four new vehicles to the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis. The vehicles were secured using funds donated by the Government of…

Water Rationing to Resume despite Recent Rainfall

(ZIZ News) – About a week ago, the Water Services Department announced that it would suspend water rationing for the Christmas season. On Tuesday, Acting Manager Denison Paul, spoke with ZIZ News on how the water supply is holding up under…

La Familia Mexican drug cartel founder killed

(BBC) Carlos Rosales Mendoza, the founder of one of Mexico's most violent drug cartels, has been killed. Rosales Mendoza's body was found along with three other bodies by a motorway in western Mexico. All four victims had been shot dead,…

Israel warns Brazil in row over settler ambassador

(BBC) Israel has warned Brazil it will downgrade relations unless it accepts a former head of the Jewish settlement movement as its ambassador in Brasilia. Argentina-born Dani Dayan was appointed four months ago but his nomination has not…

Tamir Rice case: Police will not face charges over killing

(BBC) A US grand jury has decided not to bring charges against a white policeman over the killing of a 12-year-old black boy armed with a toy gun. A local prosecutor in Ohio state, Tim McGinty, called the events that led to the death of…

St Lucy man accused of killing mother of his six children

(Barbados Today) A St Lucy man has been remanded to jail after appearing in the Holetown Magistrates’ Court yesterday on a murder charge. Alliston Greaves, 46, is charged with last Wednesday’s stabbing death of Cally-Ann Gill. Gill, 35,…

Jamaica Broilers reports increases in profits, revenues

(Jamaica Observer) Jamaica Broilers Group recorded revenues of $9.17 billion for the quarter ending October 31, a six per cent increase on the $8.68 billion for the corresponding period last year. At the same time, the vertically…

Peyton Manning: Wada expects allegations to be investigated

Allegations that American football legend Peyton Manning took human growth hormone should be investigated, says the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). Wada also described the allegations, which Manning dismissed as "complete garbage", as…

Astro Retains Calypso Crown; Creates History in the Process

(ZIZ News) – Calypso lovers at the Sugar Mill were treated to a night of top class calypso music as seven artistes tried to take the crown from King Astro. However, after more than four hours of performances, the Nevisian calypsonian,…