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USNS Comfort Crew Teams Up with Sandy Point Youth to Execute a Beautification Project

Published 13 October 2019

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USNS COMFORT CREW TEAMS UP WITH SANDY POINT YOUTH TO EXECUTE A BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT
 
Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 11, 2019 (SKNIS): Thirty-two crew members from the hospital ship USNS Comfort joined some 20 students from the Charles E. Mills Secondary School (CEMSS) on Wednesday, October 09, 2019, to execute a beautification project in the community and play a friendly game of basketball and soccer/football during a sports skills day camp.
 

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Address to Officially Declare the Week of Activities For the Local Credit Union Movement Open

Published 13 October 2019

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Please see the following address by Minister responsible for Cooperatives Hon. Eugene Hamilton  to officially declare the Week of Activities For the Local Credit Union Movement Open.

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PM HARRIS CONGRATULATES SIR TAPLEY SEATON ON BEING CONFERRED HONORARY DEGREE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES

Published 13 October 2019

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PM HARRIS CONGRATULATES SIR TAPLEY SEATON ON BEING CONFERRED HONORARY DEGREE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, October 12, 2019 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has extended heartfelt congratulations to the Governor-General of St. Kitts and Nevis, His Excellency Sir S. W. Tapley Seaton GCMG, CVO, QC. JP., who today, Saturday, October 12, 2019, was conferred with the Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) Degree for Public Service from the University of the West Indies Open Campus.

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Department of Gender Affairs Release on the Occasion of The International Day of the Girl, 2019

Published 13 October 2019

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Please see an official release from the Department of Gender Affairs on the occasion of The International Day of the Girl, which is celebrated in all UN Member States today, October 11, 2019.

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WELLS AND LIDDIE CONVICTED IN LEANNA NAPOLEON CASE

Published 12 October 2019

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WELLS AND LIDDIE CONVICTED IN LEANNA NAPOLEON CASE

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 12, 2019 (RSCNPF): On Friday, October 11, 2019, Brandon Lee Wells of Buckley’s Estate and Travien Liddie of St. Johnston Village were both convicted for the of death 17-year-old Leanna Napoleon.


Wells (Leanna’s brother) and his friend, Liddie had previously been charged for the incident which occurred between May 08 and June 14, 2017.

On Friday, the jury returned unanimous guilty verdicts for the offences of Murder and Attempting to Pervert the Natural Course of Justice for 21-year-old Wells. The jury returned a unanimous guilty verdict for 20-year-old Liddie for the offence of Attempting to Pervert the Natural Course of Justice and an 11-1 guilty verdict for the offence of Murder. The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has indicated to the court that he intends to make an application for the death penalty for both accused persons.


The judge ordered a Social Inquiry Report and Psychiatric Report be completed in preparation for sentencing. Both Wells and Liddie have been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison.


On June 24, 2019, 27-year-old Ivan Phillip of LaGuerite pleaded guilty to the offence of being an Accessory After the Fact to Murder. On September 24, 2019, he was sentenced to five (5) years and nine (9) months in prison commencing from that day.


Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Andre Mitchell has commended the collaborative work between the Office of the DPP and The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, specifically the Crime Directorate, in advancing this case, and ultimately leading to its successful conclusion. The ACP has also commended the work of the Detectives assigned to this case.


“They went beyond the call of duty, applied their training and experience, and diligently sought to bring to justice the individuals who, by their behaviour, demonstrated no respect for the sanctity and value of human life,” the ACP said.


He is calling on all individuals to help protect members of our society, especially the vulnerable ones, from acts of wrongdoing.


On June 24, 2019, 27-year-old Ivan Phillip of


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He is calling on all individuals to help protect members of our society, especially the vulnerable ones, from acts of wrongdoing.

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