Oakwood Wesleyan Church mourns the passing of Pastor Ira Taylor  

Oakwood Wesleyan Church mourns the passing of Pastor Ira Taylor  

By Lincoln DePradine Dr Ira Moulton Taylor spent several decades pastoring in various places, from Antigua and Trinidad in the Caribbean to Toronto and Maryland in North America. He died December 29 in Toronto, two days short of his 101st birthday. However, those who knew Taylor – a national of St Kitts & Nevis – […]

Richard Elliott Park Hyatt St. Kitts GM focuses on human and cultural capital

Richard Elliott Park Hyatt St. Kitts GM focuses on human and cultural capital

While Park Hyatt St. Kitts’ new General Manager Richard Elliott routinely manages budgets and monitors revenue reports, oversees hotel operations and activities, and ensures that the five-star property consistently meets or exceeds the brand’s highest standards, he views building positive relationships with his team and being a culture bearer as two of his most important […]

Nevis Triathlon returns for its 19th edition

Nevis Triathlon returns for its 19th edition

After a two-year pandemic induced break, the Nevis Triathlon returns on November 5, 2022 for its 19th edition. This year the event will occur at Oualie Beach, Nevis, on the beach and grounds of Oualie Beach Resort. Greg Phillip, President of Nevis Multisport, the organization which organizes both the Nevis Triathlon, and the Nevis Marathon […]

Mаgnіtudе 5.1 еаrthԛuаkе rесоrdеd in thе Cаrіbbеаn

Mаgnіtudе 5.1 еаrthԛuаkе rесоrdеd in thе Cаrіbbеаn

A ѕеrіеѕ of еаrthԛuаkеѕ hаѕ been dеtесtеd in thе Cаrіbbеаn, wіth thе lаtеѕt оnе recorded аt magnitude 5.1 оn last mоrnіng. The ерісеntеr оf thе magnitude 5.1 earthquake was lосаtеd аt 288km North-Northeast оf Bаѕѕеtеrrе, Saint Kitts аnd Nevis, ассоrdіng tо the UWI Seismic Rеѕеаrсh Cеntrе. Thе еаrthԛuаkе wаѕ аlѕо fеlt іn nеаrbу cities of […]

“Uncle” Bruce Skerritt turns 70 in style

“Uncle” Bruce Skerritt turns 70 in style

Last Sunday, master musician Bruce Skerritt celebrated his 70th birthday at the Krave Banquet Hall located on Nugget Avenue in Scarborough. Skerritt has been a mainstay on the music scene in Toronto for the last 40 years bringing his infectious form of jazz and Calypso jazz music to Toronto, to many parts of Canada, and around the world. Guest included the High Commissioner […]

St Kitts going into a 14-day lockdown

St Kitts going into a 14-day lockdown

Prime Minister Timothy Harris announced that due to the continuous growth of new COVID-19 cases on the island, the government of St Kitts and Nevis has decided to put the country into a 14-day lockdown. The lockdown started on Sturday, 12th June from 6:00 pm for fourteen (14) days to Saturday, 26th June. A daily curfew will […]

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank launches its digital currency

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank launches its digital currency

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB)  has launched its digital currency (CBDC) DCash. The event was streamed live on social media on the DCashEC platforms and the ECCB Connects on March 31. In  his official announcement, Timothy Antoine, governor of the ECCB,  noted that DCash is safer, faster and cheaper.” The ECCB […]

Actress Cicely Tyson dies at 96

Actress Cicely Tyson dies at 96

NEW YORK  — Actress Cicely Tyson who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper’s wife in “Sounder,” won a Tony Award at age 88  and two Emmys for  playing a former slave in the 1974 television drama “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” died last Thursday at 96. Tyson began her screen […]

Annamie Paul is the new leader of the Green Party of Canada

OTTAWA — Green Party of Canada members have chosen Toronto’s Annamie Paul as their new leader. Paul, who is Black and Jewish, took the microphone in an Ottawa art gallery after her win was announced and declared herself the descendant of slaves and an ally of those, such as Indigenous people, who are fighting for […]