Saint Christopher and Nevis. In elections to the Legislative Assembly on the smaller island of Nevis in July, the ruling Nevis renewal party (NRP) was re-elected for a new term. According to Countryaah official site, the Opposition Party The Citizens’ Movement (CCM) questioned the official result and boycotted the work of the Assembly during the autumn. A judicial review of the election would begin after the New Year. Both parties advocate independence for Nevis. Visit ABBREVIATIONFINDER for the acronym of SKN that stands for the country of St. Kitts and Nevis.
A new law to combat gang-related crime was adopted. A “take-back-street initiative” against crime was reported to produce good results in just a few months. Residents were encouraged to tip the authorities and a special force with police and military invested in zero tolerance for law violations.