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Is Carnival Cruise Lines Being Lured Away from St. Kitts?

Is Carnival Cruise Lines Being Lured Away from St. Kitts?

Saturday 18th April, 2015 Hits:210 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  What's really going on with the Carnival Liberty and its scheduled calls to St. Kitts?  Friday amidst reports that the Cruise Line was pulling the Liberty's Friday call from St. Kitts because of an increased head tax, the St. Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority issued a press release saying that the vessel had cancelled the call due to technical issues. According to SCASPA, the decision was made by Carnival Cruise Line because of heavy winds and problems with the ship’s thruster system.  The thruster system, which moves the ship sideways, is important in safely docking the...

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Banker Killed in Front His Home in Apparent Robbery

Banker Killed in Front His Home in Apparent Robbery

Saturday 18th April, 2015 Hits:2209 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  A well known banker was shot and killed in front of his Hamilton area home on Friday night, in what is believed to be a robbery. Reports reaching WINN FM indicate that a neighbour observed that Mr. Everette's Hanley's vehicle was outside his home, but not in the place where it was usually parked.  Noting that it had been there for an extended length of time, the neighbour reportedly alerted Mr. Hanley's wife, who was inside the house.   Mr. Hanley was the Credit Manager at the Bank of Nevis, though WINN FM understands that it is...

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CTR # 17: 12 Year Old Dominican creates messenger app

CTR # 17: 12 Year Old Dominican creates messenger app

Saturday 18th April, 2015 Hits:123 Local Sourced Information

Dominican 12 Yr Old takes on WhatsApp et al The popularity of FaceBook Messenger and ubiquity of WhatsApp has not deterred Jaheim Pierre, a twelve year-old Dominican from developing his own messaging application. Flanked by his manager Terrick Victor, also 12, Pierre, from Mero, recently launched Indago Chat on the 1Mobile Market. In an interview with Dominica News Online, he said that he was motivated to create the app, after what he saw as weaknesses in WhatsApp. He explained, that WhatsApp doesn't allow users to log out, and that other users only need to have your cell number to begin communicating with...

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Operation Rescue questions gov't's slow transition

Operation Rescue questions gov't's slow transition

Friday 17th April, 2015 Hits:756 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Another Operation Rescue official is questioning what the group describes as the slow pace of transition of the new Team Unity Administration’s period of settling in, following the February 16th general election. Richard Caines has joined his colleague Dwyer Astaphan in calling for political appointees and public servants said to be intent on frustrating the government to be dealt with speedily. Speaking on their radio programme The Operating Room Tuesday, Caines repeated Astaphan’s allegations that some government workers are behaving in a manner that suggests they believe the Team Unity administration will not last very long. Caines,...

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CCJ handles majority of cases filed

CCJ handles majority of cases filed

Friday 17th April, 2015 Hits:274 Local Ken Richards

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) reports that over the past ten years 160 matters were filed with the court and 140 disposed in its appellate jurisdiction. The court released those figures to coincide with Thursday’s 10th anniversary celebrations of the Caribbean court. While all CARICOM states have signed on to its original jurisdiction, only four: Barbados, Guyana, Belize and more recently Dominica have the CCJ as their final appellate court. CCJ president Sir Dennis Byron believes that all member states will inevitably replace the British Privy Council with the regional court. In an interview with Winn...

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Nevis Administration seeking to lend greater support to small businesses

Thursday 16th April, 2015 Hits:170 Press Releases Sourced Information

Nevis Administration seeking to lend greater support to small businesses

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS  -- Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance Colin Dore says that the Nevis Island Administration (NIA)...

The CCJ Celebrates 10 Years

Thursday 16th April, 2015 Hits:98 Press Releases Sourced Information

The CCJ Celebrates 10 Years

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) celebrates ten years since it began its operations as the exclusive court for the Caricom...

Minister Brantley Endorses Vision Of VII Summit Of The Americas

Wednesday 15th April, 2015 Hits:123 Press Releases Sourced Information

Minister Brantley Endorses Vision Of VII Summit Of The Americas

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Ministers of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Mark Brantley, urged delegates at the Seventh Summit of the...

Health High On The Summit Of The Americas Agenda For St. Kitts-Nevis

Tuesday 14th April, 2015 Hits:201 Press Releases Sourced Information

Health High On The Summit Of The Americas Agenda For St. Kitts-Nevis

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The continued upgrade of the Health Sector in St. Kitts and Nevis was brought to the...

Department Of Culture Engages Locals In Heritage Projects

Tuesday 14th April, 2015 Hits:184 Press Releases Sourced Information

Department Of Culture Engages Locals In Heritage Projects

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS):  Locals will play an integral role in Heritage Perspectives, Culture Snaps and the Bloody Point Kalinago...

REGIONAL

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Trinidad, Venezuela Shaken By 5.2-Magnitude Earthquake

Thursday 16th April, 2015 Hits:183 Regional Sourced Information

Trinidad, Venezuela Shaken By 5.2-Magnitude Earthquake

(Carib Journal) Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela were shaken by a 5.2-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday evening, according to the United...

Embrace Cuba as tourism partner, Patterson urges

Thursday 16th April, 2015 Hits:138 Regional Sourced Information

Embrace Cuba as tourism partner, Patterson urges

(Jamaica Observer) ROSE HALL, St James — Former Prime Minister PJ Patterson is encouraging regional players in the tourism sector...

Cubans Hail Removal From US List Of State Terrorism Sponsors

Wednesday 15th April, 2015 Hits:130 Regional Sourced Information

Cubans Hail Removal From US List Of State Terrorism Sponsors

HAVANA (AP) -- Cuban officials and ordinary citizens alike hailed the island's removal from the U.S. list of state sponsors...

SPORTS

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Let The Championship Chase Begin: It's NBA Playoff Time

Thursday 16th April, 2015 Hits:93 Sports Sourced Information

Let The Championship Chase Begin: It's NBA Playoff Time

(AP) Let the championship chase begin. New Orleans and Brooklyn are in. Indiana and Oklahoma City are out. And while San...

Sir Viv tips Blackwood as one for the future after maiden hundred

Thursday 16th April, 2015 Hits:98 Sports Sourced Information

Sir Viv tips Blackwood as one for the future after maiden hundred

(Antigua Observer) West Indies legend Sir Vivian Richards has likened Jermaine Blackwood to “a bit of Collis King”, and believes...

Hobson Enterprises Garden Hotspurs wins SKNFA 2015 Easter Cup

Wednesday 15th April, 2015 Hits:120 Sports Sourced Information

Hobson Enterprises Garden Hotspurs wins SKNFA 2015 Easter Cup

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Fans of Hobson Enterprises Garden Hotspurs were elated with a performance that resulted in the team...

BUSINESS

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‘The EC Dollar is as strong as ever’, says ECCB deputy governor

Wednesday 15th April, 2015 Hits:213 Business Sourced Information

‘The EC Dollar is as strong as ever’, says ECCB deputy governor

(Antigua Observer) The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is boasting that, for the 39th year, the Eastern Caribbean Currency has...

Dutch company signs contract with Venezuela to install gas production platforms near Aruba and Curacao

Wednesday 15th April, 2015 Hits:135 Business Sourced Information

Dutch company signs contract with Venezuela to install gas production platforms near Aruba and Curacao

(Caribbean News Now) CARACAS, Venezuela -- Seaway Heavy Lifting has entered into a contract with Cardon IV in Venezuela for...

Nokia in talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent; France backs deal

Tuesday 14th April, 2015 Hits:136 Business Sourced Information

Nokia in talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent; France backs deal

(Reuters) - Nokia Oyj (NOK1V.HE) is in talks to buy smaller telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent (ALUA.PA), a deal combining the...

ENTERTAINMENT

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DAEC not backing down on Alkaline

Thursday 16th April, 2015 Hits:238 Entertainment News Sourced Information

DAEC not backing down on Alkaline

(Dominica News Online) The Dominica Association of Evangelical Churches is not backing down on its opposition to having Jamaican artiste,...

Idris Elba Puts An End To 'Black Bond' Rumors

Wednesday 15th April, 2015 Hits:178 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Idris Elba Puts An End To 'Black Bond' Rumors

(Huffington Post) In a recent interview, Yaphet Kotto, star of a 1970s James Bond film, blasted ongoing rumors that the...

R&B singer Percy Sledge dies at 73

Tuesday 14th April, 2015 Hits:187 Entertainment News Sourced Information

R&B singer Percy Sledge dies at 73

(CNN) Percy Sledge, the R&B belter whose biggest hit, "When a Man Loves a Woman," became a cornerstone of soul...

TECH NEWS

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CTR # 17: 12 Year Old Dominican creates messenger app

Saturday 18th April, 2015 Hits:18 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 17: 12 Year Old Dominican creates messenger app

Dominican 12 Yr Old takes on WhatsApp et al The popularity of FaceBook Messenger and ubiquity of WhatsApp has not deterred...

CTR # 16: Incidence of Cyber-Crime are up by 66% over the Last 5 Years

Saturday 11th April, 2015 Hits:299 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 16: Incidence of Cyber-Crime are up by 66% over the Last 5 Years

Incidence of Cyber-Crime are up by 66% over the Last 5 Years Speaking at a cyber-security awareness seminar in the Bahamas,...

WINN Tech report: SKN Download speed ranks amongst the lowest

Monday 23rd March, 2015 Hits:2387 Tech News Sourced Information

WINN Tech report: SKN Download speed ranks amongst the lowest

St. Lucia Invests in Technology Sector Trainers from across St. Lucia, were invited to register for the opportunity to make their...

WINN Tech Roundup: Columbus, C&W Deal Hits Snag in Trinidad

Saturday 14th March, 2015 Hits:2880 Tech News Sourced Information

WINN Tech Roundup: Columbus, C&W Deal Hits Snag in Trinidad

  Caribbean Science Foundation Opens Applications for SPISE The Caribbean Science Foundation is inviting applications from Students, Teaching Assistance and Instructors for...

Winn FM Tech Round Up: Digicel, Viber and more

Wednesday 11th March, 2015 Hits:2732 Tech News Sourced Information

Winn FM Tech Round Up: Digicel, Viber and more

Canadian Military Provides Tech Training to Regional Defence Forces Some sixteen representatives from defence forces from from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados,...