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Covid-19 cases rise aboard first cruise to resume sailing in the Caribbean

Published 14 November 2020

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Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis News Source

(CNN) — So far a total of seven passengers have tested positive for Covid-19 aboard the SeaDream 1 cruise ship docked in Barbados, according to two passengers on the ship.Passengers who have tested negative for the virus will be able to leave the ship and travel home, Gene Sloan and Ben Hewitt told CNN on Friday. They are both among a handful of cruise journalists and bloggers on board.

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News, Regional News

BVI Makes ‘Largest Drug Bust in BVI History’ Worth $250 Million; Drugs Found at Policeman’s House

Published 11 November 2020

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Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis News Source

Part of the cocaine found in vehicles at BVI Police Officer Darren Davis’s home on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 during a special operation.  By BVI POLICE COMMISSIONER MICK MATHEWS/TWITTER 

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Crime/Justice, News, Regional News

Murder team’ hitman receives life sentence

Published 29 October 2020

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Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis News Source

The shooter who died in an alley in Middle Region after in a failed contract killing on October 28, 2019. (File photo)

PHILIPSBURG–The Court of First Instance on Thursday sentenced Shaville Azeem Tarez Parris (29) to life imprisonment for his involvement in four contract killings between June 2018 and January 2020, while Felito Akim Rombley (29) received eights years in prison for being the getaway driver in one of these hits.

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Health, News, Regional News

Bar worker possibly exposed over 100 patrons to COVID

Published 25 October 2020

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Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis News Source

A female bar worker will likely face charges for breaching COVID-19 protocols after going to work after testing positive for coronavirus.

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Business, News, Regional News

US President signs into law extension of Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act

Published 12 October 2020

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Article by
Barbados Today

WASHINGTON, – A Republican Congressman from Cincinnati, Ohio said on Sunday that United States President Donald J. Trump has signed into law H.R. 991, the bipartisan extension of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA).

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