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Saturday 19th August 2017

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SKN Patriots Take On Barbados Tridents Tonight!

LK Hewlett

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The St. Kitts-Nevis Patriots, currently ranked third in the Hero Caribbean Premier League, are looking to chalk up four more wins over the next few days as they make their 2017 debut on their home field, the Warner Park Cricket Stadium. The first match bowls off tonight Friday at 9pm with the Patriots coming up against...

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More Carnival Changes; This Time It’s Calypso

LK Hewlett

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The National Carnival Committee continues to roll out its restructuring plans for Sugar Mas 46, this time the change applies to the Senior Calypso Competition.Instead of the usual two bands, Grandmasters Proud Sounds and Legends providing musical accompaniment for calypsonians, there will be one band for all competitors- an All-star Band comprised of members from...

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Tropical Storm Harvey Forms, Second Disturbance Could Affect Leewards

LK Hewlett

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); An advisory has been issued for the Leeward and British Virgin Islands now that the weather disturbance nearing the island chain has been upgraded to a tropical storm.As at 8am Friday, Tropical Storm Harvey was located near latitude 13 north, longitude 60.3 west or about 300 miles south-southeast of the Leeward Islands and 480 miles...

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UPDATED-Tropical Depression Could Form Within The Next 48 Hours

LK Hewlett

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The National Hurricane Center has forecast that the first of three tropical weather systems approaching the Caribbean, 91L, may impact a number of islands in the Eastern Caribbean from Thursday night (Aug 17). As at 2pm Thursday, the system was moving westwards at about 17 mph with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph. This general motion...

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Astaphan Lists Differences Between British and SKN PAC

Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Some of the differences between the British Public Accounts Committee and that of the federation are being highlighted by Operation Rescue’s Dwyer Astaphan. He focused on the issue during the organization’s weekly radio programme, explaining that the federation’s PAC has a much greater number of MPs percentage-wise than that of the British parliament. “The party in power...

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