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CLOSE TO 200 PERSONS TICKETED FOR BREACHING THE EMERGENCY POWERS (COVID-19) REGULATIONS

Published 22 June 2021

Basseterre 

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CLOSE TO 200 PERSONS TICKETED FOR BREACHING THE EMERGENCY POWERS (COVID-19) REGULATIONS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 22, 2021 (RSCNPF):  The Police have issued 191 tickets between the period May 21 to June 20 for the offences of Failing to Wear Masks in Public and for Hosting Social Events Without Permission. The offences are both breaches of the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Regulations under which St. Kitts and Nevis has been operating.

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Weather

7am Wx forecast 22nd June, 2021

Published 22 June, 2021
Basseterre
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Weather Bulletin

Issued at: 7am Tuesday, 22nd June 2021.
Present Weather: Partly cloudy skies
Winds: A gentle breeze of 10mph from an Easterly direction
Temperature: 26°C / 79°F Humidity: 81%
Sea Level Pressure: 1017.6mbs or 30.05″
Sunrise: Tom. 5:38am Sunset: Today 6:47pm

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Crime/Justice, Local news, News

191 TICKETS ISSUED TO PERSONS FOR BREACHING COVID-19 REGULATIONS

Published 22 June, 2021
Basseterre
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SUPERINTENDENT CROMWELL HENRY

191 TICKETS ISSUED TO PERSONS FOR BREACHING COVID-19 REGULATIONS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 22, 2021 (SKNIS The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) has issued 191 tickets to persons who have breached the COVID-19 Regulations, said Superintendent of Police Cromwell Henry, during The National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) COVID-19 Daily Briefing for June 21, 2021.

“One hundred and ninety-one (191) tickets have been issued over the period May 21 to June 20 for failing to wear masks in public and for hosting social events without permission. One hundred and nineteen (119) of such tickets were issued on St. Kitts and seventy-two (72) on Nevis,” said Superintendent Henry.

Superintendent Henry noted that thirty-one (31) persons have been arrested for breaching the curfew that is currently in place to protect citizens and residents from the spread of the second wave of the COVID-19 virus. Eight (8) of the 31 arrested have been charged.

He appealed to the general public to adhere to all health and safety protocols implemented to keep them safe.

“We continue to urge our people to take all of the COVID-19 control measures seriously and strictly adhere to them as such adherence will facilitate the slowing of the spread of the virus and the eventual easing of all restrictions,” he said.

Superintendent Henry reminded citizens and residents that St. Kitts and Nevis is on partial lockdown with a nightly curfew from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m daily. Only essential workers, persons with medical emergencies, or persons exempted by the commissioner of police are permitted to be on the road during the curfew hours.

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Local news, News

VIRTUAL CREATIVE CAMP TO POSITIVELY ENGAGE YOUTH THIS SUMMER

Published 22 June, 2021
Basseterre
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PIERRE LIBURD, DIRECTOR OF DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

VIRTUAL CREATIVE CAMP TO POSITIVELY ENGAGE YOUTH THIS SUMMER

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 22, 2021 (SKNIS): Youth between the ages of 8 and 16 years in St. Kitts and Nevis can explore and develop their creative potential in July as the Department of Youth Empowerment hosts a Virtual Summer Creative Camp.

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Crime/Justice, Local news, News

SUSPENSION OF RETAIL LIQUOR LICENCES INTENDED TO DISCOURAGE SOCIAL GATHERINGS, SAYS SUPERINTENDENT HENRY

Published 21 June, 2021
Basseterre
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SUPERINTENDENT CROMWELL HENRY

SUSPENSION OF RETAIL LIQUOR LICENCES INTENDED TO DISCOURAGE SOCIAL GATHERINGS, SAYS SUPERINTENDENT HENRY

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 21, 2021 (SKNIS): As the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to work to protect the general public from the spread of the second wave of COVID-19, bars, and shops across the Federation have been suspended from selling liquor to discourage socializing in groups at hanging out spots.

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