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Two Suspects Assisting Police In Murder Case

Two Suspects Assisting Police In Murder Case

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:121 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Police report making inroads in the ongoing investigation into the murder of Rakeem Hanley. They have confirmed taking two suspects into polic custoday on Saturday, August 29. Hanley was shot on the evening of Tuesday (August 25) in the McKnight area. He died the following morning as a result of his injuries. The suspects were taken into custody and were picked up based on credible information, and they are assisting with the investigation, according to Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for Criminal Investigations, Ian Queeley. ACP Queeley is reiterating that the fight against crime will take community involvement and...

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 St. Kitts and Nevis signs U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

St. Kitts and Nevis signs U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:425 Local Sourced Information

(US Embassy, Bridgetown) On August 31, the government of St. Kitts and Nevis signed the agreement with the Government of the United States of America to implement the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).  Enacted by the U.S. Congress in 2010, FATCA targets non-compliance by U.S. taxpayers using foreign accounts. FATCA requires foreign financial institutions to report to the Internal Revenue Service information about financial accounts held by U.S. taxpayers, or by foreign entities in which U.S. taxpayers hold a substantial ownership interest. This kind of information exchange is a top priority for the United States as access to information...

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St. Kitts-Nevis Pledges EC $1 Million to Dominica

St. Kitts-Nevis Pledges EC $1 Million to Dominica

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:692 Local Sourced Information

Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 31, 2015 (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis has allocated an EC $1 million humanitarian relief package to assist the Commonwealth of Dominica in its recovery from damages suffered by the passage of Tropical Storm Erika.  This announcement was made by Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris at the completion of a special session of the St. Kitts and Nevis Cabinet of Ministers which was held on Friday (August 28). St. Kitts and Nevis' assistance to its fellow Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member state came after conversations between Prime Minister Harris and Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit...

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Shortage of Dominican Agricultural Produce Likely to Affect Antigua and St Kitts

Shortage of Dominican Agricultural Produce Likely to Affect Antigua and St Kitts

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:556 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St Kitts and Nevis and Antigua and Barbuda are among OECS states worried that agricultural produce carried by Dominican hucksters on a weekly basis to Basseterre and St John's may be temporarily stopped because of the impact of Tropical Storm Erika on Dominica. One of the federation's former agriculture ministers – Cedric Liburd, says the development will very likely affect St Kitts and Nevis. "Some of their produce we don't grow here in St Kitts and Nevis so we always welcome that," Liburd told Winn FM's The Bigger Picture. "If the storm has affected the crop industry in...

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Monetary Council stands in solidarity with Dominica

Monetary Council stands in solidarity with Dominica

Sunday 30th August, 2015 Hits:640 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank has expressed sorrow and regret at the devastation to Dominica caused by Tropical Storm Erika. A statement by the Chairman of the Monetary Council Victor Banks says the people of Dominica are strong and resilient to overcome this challenge.  “On behalf of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, I express profound sorrow and regret to the Government and people of the Commonwealth of Dominica for the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Erika,” Mr. Banks said. “Our prayers and thoughts are with the families who...

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NIPA Announces Launch Of Redesigned Website

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:19 Press Releases Sourced Information

NIPA Announces Launch Of Redesigned Website

  NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (September 01, 2015) -- The following is a press statement from the Nevis Investment Promotion Agency (NIPA)...

Revived National Arts Festival to be held in Honour of National Hero

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:36 Press Releases Sourced Information

Revived National Arts Festival to be held in Honour of National Hero

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The St. Kitts and Nevis National Arts Festival will be revived this year, and dedicated to...

Noah G. Mills Announced as New Carnival Chairperson

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:56 Press Releases Sourced Information

Noah G. Mills Announced as New Carnival Chairperson

  Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Noah G. Mills is the new Carnival Chairperson as announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister...

Independence State Service To Be Held In Nevis For First Time

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:46 Press Releases Sourced Information

Independence State Service To Be Held In Nevis For First Time

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The State Service for the anniversary celebrations of Independence in St. Kitts and Nevis will be...

United States Government Providing Disaster Relief to Dominica

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:2222 Press Releases Sourced Information

United States Government Providing Disaster Relief to Dominica

  (US Embassy, Bridgetown) On behalf of the American people, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Office...

REGIONAL

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Curacao PM Resigns

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:21 Regional Sourced Information

Curacao PM Resigns

(Daily Herald) WILLEMSTAD--Curaçao Prime Minister Ivar Asjes stepped down effective immediately after the parliamentarians of his own party “Pueblo Soberano”...

Gov’t Defends Decision Not To Declare State Of Emergency

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:44 Regional Sourced Information

Gov’t Defends Decision Not To Declare State Of Emergency

(Dominica Vibes) Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has defended government’s decision not to declare a state of emergency in Dominica following...

Dozens Of Venezuelan Shot By Police Amid Crime Crackdown

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:135 Regional Sourced Information

Dozens Of Venezuelan Shot By Police Amid Crime Crackdown

MARACAY, Venezuela (AP) -- Workers in the industrial complex had been hiding in bathrooms and closets for hours when the...

SPORTS

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Simmons: Narine Not Ready For Test Return

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:36 Sports Sourced Information

Simmons: Narine Not Ready For Test Return

(Trinidad Newsday) West Indies coach Phil Simmons has confirmed he is in a much clearer position over the status of...

Goodell, Brady In 'Deflategate' Await Judge's Ruling

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:94 Sports Sourced Information

Goodell, Brady In 'Deflategate' Await Judge's Ruling

NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between...

T&T Coach Commends SKN Girls

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:99 Sports Curtis Morton

T&T Coach Commends SKN Girls

All players of the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s Under 17 Football team have left St Kitts/Nevis and are now back...

BUSINESS

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More Than 225,000 Apple iPhone Accounts Hacked

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:28 Business Sourced Information

More Than 225,000 Apple iPhone Accounts Hacked

(CNN Money) Security company Palo Alto Networks is calling the attack "the largest known Apple account theft caused by malware."...

Fewer Cable Offerings

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:28 Business Sourced Information

Fewer Cable Offerings

(Jamaica Observer) TODAY is the deadline for local cable television providers to remove 19 channels from its roster based on...

Tens of thousands of Jamaicans switch phone providers under number portability

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:118 Business Sourced Information

Tens of thousands of Jamaicans switch phone providers under number portability

(Caribbean 360 News) KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday August 31, 2015 – Jamaicans are taking advantage of the number portability introduced in...

ENTERTAINMENT

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James Bond Author Called Idris Elba ‘Too Street’ to Play 007 and the Internet Is Not Happy

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:32 Entertainment News Sourced Information

James Bond Author Called Idris Elba ‘Too Street’ to Play 007 and the Internet Is Not Happy

(Time) The Wire actor is long rumored to be a candidate for the coveted role In an interview with the Daily...

Movado Model Agency Continues to Make Strides in the Fashion Industry

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:71 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Movado Model Agency Continues to Make Strides in the Fashion Industry

(Basseterre): The Movado Model Agency is taking a bold step in the Fashion Industry in the Federation to host its...

Kanye West political jokes trump sex, drugs VMA controversy

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:104 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Kanye West political jokes trump sex, drugs VMA controversy

(Reuters) Rapper Kanye West's face on Mount Rushmore and a potential White House takeover by the Kardashian reality TV clan...

TECH NEWS

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CTR # 36: Digicel Haiti Relaunches Mobile Money Service As Mon Cash

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:336 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 36: Digicel Haiti Relaunches Mobile Money Service As Mon Cash

Turks & Caicos Government Evades Freedom of Information Debate A private member’s motion submitted about a month ago by leader of...

CTR # 35: Results of ECTEL Household Internet Use Survey Released

Sunday 23rd August, 2015 Hits:466 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 35: Results of ECTEL Household Internet Use Survey Released

Results of ECTEL Household Internet Use Survey Released Last year, the National Statistics Offices of the five member states, of the...

CTR # 34: OECS Business Think-Tank & Hackathon is Out of the Blocks

Sunday 16th August, 2015 Hits:562 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 34: OECS Business Think-Tank & Hackathon is Out of the Blocks

OECS Business Think-Tank & Hackathon is Out of the Blocks The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Head Quarters and the bank's country...

CTR #33: VoIP And OTT Debate Rumbles On

Friday 7th August, 2015 Hits:1730 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR #33: VoIP And OTT Debate Rumbles On

VoIP And OTT Debate Rumbles On Weeks after the CCJ Ruling against Guyana Telecoms for unfairly terminating a constomer's internet service,...

CTR #32: $1T WTO Technology Deal Could Boost Caribbean Economies

Sunday 2nd August, 2015 Hits:1077 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR #32: $1T WTO Technology Deal Could Boost Caribbean Economies

$1T WTO Technology Deal Could Boost Caribbean Economies Bali, Indonesia was the venue for last week's signing of the historic trade...