Opposition alliance emerges as winner in St Kitts & Nevis after tense day of vote counting

February 17, 2015 9:15 PM

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BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – An alliance of three opposition parties won parliamentary elections in St. Kitts and Nevis, denying the former governing party and its prime minister a fifth consecutive term in power, officials said Tuesday.

Outgoing Prime Minister Denzil Douglas conceded defeat late Tuesday afternoon, extending his congratulations to the Team Unity coalition led by Timothy Harris, a former minister in his Cabinet.

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