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PM Urges People Not to Squander Opportunity

PM Urges People Not to Squander Opportunity

Wednesday 23rd April, 2014 Hits:174 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  An appeal to those in the Federation who get the opportunity for training, to make good use of these chances.  The advice is coming from Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas. "Too many of our people are really not making use of the opportunities," he said Tuesday, speaking on his weekly, Ask the PM radio programme. "I mean here we are, government spends millions of dollars, trying to bring certain skills, and bring certain training possibilities to our young people, and it is a big problem to some, because you are providing certain skills to people.  Like the...

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Former Magistrate Calls for Two Judge-No Jury System to Tackle Court Backlog

Former Magistrate Calls for Two Judge-No Jury System to Tackle Court Backlog

Wednesday 23rd April, 2014 Hits:222 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  A former Magistrate is advocating the use of two judges without a jury, in a bid to expedite trial cases being heard in a reasonable time as stipulated by the Constitution. "We are a small society...one of these days will come when they [do] away with the jury system and let two judges try the case," Former Magistrate, Lawyer Reginald James tells WINN FM.   "If the two of them find you guilty, then you guilty, no way to appeal.  However, if one should find you guilty and one not guilty, then you should...within 14 days, a...

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Astaphan Says State Media Being Used As Arm Of Ruling Labour Party

Astaphan Says State Media Being Used As Arm Of Ruling Labour Party

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:598 Local Ken Richards

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  State-owned ZIZ has been praised for conducting discussions in the areas of music and sports, in which a wide range of interest groups are allowed to participate.  However, political activist Dwyer Astaphan, who is making the observation, says he would like to see further democratization of ZIZ, to embrace discussions that include politicians from all shades in the Federation. According to the former government minister, it is time for the current administration to stop using state-owned ZIZ as an arm of the governing Labour Party. "While it is possible for people of different opinions to sit and...

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Dominican Activist Says Reparations Must Involve Reordering the Caribbean Mind

Dominican Activist Says Reparations Must Involve Reordering the Caribbean Mind

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:427 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  The quest for reparations should be tied into a more holistic life for Caribbean people, according to Dominican activist Athie Martin. He has been commenting on the CARICOM initiative to get European nations which profited from the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade, to pay reparations to Caribbean states. "Because I do believe that while it's important to call for reparations, we must be careful not to call for it in a way that will deepen the dependency and the enslavements of the mind of our people, where we would think that somebody owes us this, so in some...

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Grant Decries Backlog in Justice System

Grant Decries Backlog in Justice System

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:493 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  A fair trial in a reasonable time – that’s what lawyer/politician Lindsay Grant is appealing for. Attorney Grant says there is need for reform of the justice system, to give a better deal to young men who find themselves too often trapped in the system. "We have hundreds of young men being incarcerated, being on remand for over a year.  Not having a trial.  That's a serious problem, because that goes to the root of our system...of democracy...How can you have young persons in the prison, on remand for over a year without a trial, and if...

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PRESS RELEASES

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Nevis Island Government Announces Plans For Waste To Energy Plant

Wednesday 23rd April, 2014 Hits:27 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Nevis Island Government Announces Plans For Waste To Energy Plant

NIA - CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (April 22, 2014) -- The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) plans to deliver a waste to energy...

CIBC FirstCaribbean Reaches Out

Wednesday 23rd April, 2014 Hits:20 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

CIBC FirstCaribbean Reaches Out

Basseterre, 22 April, 2014 – CIBC FirstCaribbean has reached out, once more, to care for what matters in the communities it...

Agriculture Open Day Begins Tomorrow

Wednesday 23rd April, 2014 Hits:24 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Agriculture Open Day Begins Tomorrow

“Agriculture: Moving in the Right Direction” is the theme for the 21st staging of the Annual Agriculture Open Day. This...

Momentum Grows As Kittitian Hill Names Carlos Salazar General Manager Of Bellmont Farm And Villas

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:148 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Momentum Grows As Kittitian Hill Names Carlos Salazar General Manager Of Bellmont Farm And Villas

  22 April 2014: Momentum continues to grow around the eagerly awaited Belle Mont Farm on Kittitian Hill, scheduled for completion...

St Kitts and Nevis Represented At CUT's Executive Council Meeting

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:110 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

St Kitts and Nevis Represented At CUT's Executive Council Meeting

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (CUOPM) - Caribbean leaders met in Suriname last week to push forward the region’s technology development agenda....

REGIONAL

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Shaw Says Gov't Should Downsize Instead Of Imposing ABM Tax

Wednesday 23rd April, 2014 Hits:17 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Shaw Says Gov't Should Downsize Instead Of Imposing ABM Tax

(Jamaica Observer) OPPOSITION spokesman on finance and planning, Audley Shaw, yesterday presented what he described as the Jamaica Labour Party’s...

Political Spokespersons Debate Dissolution Implications

Wednesday 23rd April, 2014 Hits:23 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Political Spokespersons Debate Dissolution Implications

  (Antigua Observer) ST JOHN’S, Antigua – As the date for the dissolution of Parliament draws nearer, spokespersons for the two...

Four Days Left

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:214 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Four Days Left

(Antigua Observer)  ST JOHN’S, Antigua – If Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer does not make the call, Parliament will be dissolved...

SPORTS

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Montserrat Wins Under 15 Tournament

Wednesday 23rd April, 2014 Hits:27 Sports Curtis Morton - avatar Curtis Morton

Montserrat Wins Under 15 Tournament

  BASSETTERRE, St. KITTS – Montserrat Under 15 emerged champions of the just concluded Leeward Islands Under 15 tournament, which was...

Mr Big Pepe Beaten In Comeback Race

Wednesday 23rd April, 2014 Hits:18 Sports Curtis Morton - avatar Curtis Morton

Mr Big Pepe Beaten In Comeback Race

It was easily the biggest crowd of the year, as hundreds of patrons turned up to witness the Easter horse...

Jamaica: Local Women's Football League To Get Huge Boost From FIFA

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:86 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Jamaica: Local Women's Football League To Get Huge Boost From FIFA

(Jamaica Observer) In its continuing effort to build and strengthen women’s football in Jamaica, the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will...

BUSINESS

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US-Bahamas FATCA Agreement Now In Effect

Wednesday 23rd April, 2014 Hits:28 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

US-Bahamas FATCA Agreement Now In Effect

(Caribbean News Now) NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Bahamas will now be treated as having "an agreement in effect" under the...

Banana Farmers Wanted In St Lucia

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:92 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Banana Farmers Wanted In St Lucia

(Dominica Vibes) CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The St. Lucia government says there is need for a new cadre of farmers...

New LIAT CEO Takes Office

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:78 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

New LIAT CEO Takes Office

 ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, April 22, 2014 – The newly appointed CEO of LIAT – The Caribbean Airline – arrived from...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Singer Chris Brown's DC Trial Delayed For Months

Wednesday 23rd April, 2014 Hits:19 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Singer Chris Brown's DC Trial Delayed For Months

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge was put on hold for months Wednesday after prosecutors...

Lupita Nyong'o Is People's Most Beautiful

Wednesday 23rd April, 2014 Hits:13 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Lupita Nyong'o Is People's Most Beautiful

(People) She may have won an Oscar for her role as the slave Patsey in Steve McQueen's 12 Years a...

Jay-Z and Beyonce Summer Tour: The Latest In 2014's Stadium Boom

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:110 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Jay-Z and Beyonce Summer Tour: The Latest In 2014's Stadium Boom

(Billboard) With sources confirming to Billboard that Jay Z and Beyonce will embark on a 20-city stadium tour in June,...