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Ralph Gonsalves Booed In Constituency At Funeral Of Opposition Stalwart

Ralph Gonsalves Booed In Constituency At Funeral Of Opposition Stalwart

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:276 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  A Prime Minister booed and jeered in his own constituency, as he tried to pay tribute to a rival and former friend at a funeral service. Vincentian Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves was greeted with sustained booing for several minutes as he stood at the podium waiting to pay tribute to EG at Saturday’s funeral, and it did not stop when he tried to address the congregation. So who was EG, and why that strong objection to Dr Gonsalves being at the funeral? We posed that question to Kingstown-based journalist Jerry George. "EG has been the point person on...

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"Come clean with the Nevisian public:" Journalist Says Premier Needs To Address Land Sale Allegations

"Come clean with the Nevisian public:" Journalist Says Premier Needs To Address Land Sale Allegations

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:471 Local Ken Richards

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  More suggestions that Premier Vance Amory should make a public statement on the alleged money transfer for Crown Lands being sold to an Iraqi National. The Opposition Nevis Reformation Party which is pushing the issue, alleges that associated with that matter is a conflict of interest on the part of a leading government minister, alleged breach of government protocol, and lack of transparency in the alleged money transfer. Journalist Steve Manners has been telling WINN FM that the matter is being addressed along political lines in Nevis. "The NRP folks are talking about it, and talking about it...

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IT Specialist Bemoans Move By Telecoms Companies To Block VoIP In Some Caribbean Territories

IT Specialist Bemoans Move By Telecoms Companies To Block VoIP In Some Caribbean Territories

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:245 Local Clive Bacchus

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Over the last month Digicel and LIME have blocked access to VoIP providers, such as Viber, Tango and Nimbuzz in Jamaica, Haiti and Trinidad, claiming these companies use their networks to provide services but do not pay for access.  Now Jamaican authorities are asking for more information from Digicel and LIME on the nature of the bypass and the impact on the companies.  WINN FM Spoke to Mr. Russell Williams from the IT Facility about VoIP services and the history of push-back from the traditional telecoms providers. Click below to hear full interview with Russell Williams {audio}Russell Williams on...

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Ramdhani Judgment Described As Ground Breaking, Giving Important Policing Guidelines

Ramdhani Judgment Described As Ground Breaking, Giving Important Policing Guidelines

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:1250 Local Clive Bacchus

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  A recent ruling by Justice Darshan Ramdhani is being described as breaking new ground in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, and giving important guidelines that need to be followed by the police force.   So says Attorney- at law Mr. Glenford Hamilton who was speaking in the context of Justice Ramdhani recently awarding $165,000 to Mr. Hamilton’s client Mr. Everette Davis, for wrongful imprisonment for close to eight months.  Mr. Hamilton told WINN that in recent times some police officers have ignored the rights of people under investigation. "They're great Policemen...but many have behaved in...

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Nevis Opposition Raises Questions About Alleged Sale Of Crown Land By Private Company

Nevis Opposition Raises Questions About Alleged Sale Of Crown Land By Private Company

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:891 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  The Nevis Island Administration is being urged to address Opposition allegations against leading members of the NIA by the Nevis Reformation Party. The NRP has been making reference to an alleged payment by an Iraqi for the sale of Crown land in Nevis, with the funds alleged to have been sent to the account of a company in which a leading government minister and his wife are involved. Earlier comments on the allegations prompted a warning letter from Premier Vance Amory’s lawyers explaining that he would take legal action if defamed over that matter. According to that  letter...

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- The Bigger Picture with Ken Richards 20th July, 2014

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Tainan County In Taiwan Donates Waste Disposal Truck To Nevis

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:148 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Tainan County In Taiwan Donates Waste Disposal Truck To Nevis

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (July 22, 2014) --“It is not the gift that counts but the thought behind it.” Those were...

PM Douglas Among Global Leaders At 20th International AIDS Conference In Australia

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:137 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

PM Douglas Among Global Leaders At 20th International AIDS Conference In Australia

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JULY 21ST 2014 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas is...

2014 Stars of Tomorrow Performing Arts Camp Off To a Splashing Start!”

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:109 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

2014 Stars of Tomorrow Performing Arts Camp Off To a Splashing Start!”

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (July 22, 2014)- The Children’s Dance Theatre (CDT) in partnership with the Fireflies Dance School, Creative Sole...

Turkey and St. Kitts and Nevis Hold Talks In Istanbul

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:115 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Turkey and St. Kitts and Nevis Hold Talks In Istanbul

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JULY 21ST 2014 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis and Turkey have discussed ways in which the two countries...

Uniform Application Procedure Designed To Be More Convenient

Monday 21st July, 2014 Hits:261 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Uniform Application Procedure Designed To Be More Convenient

St. Kitts and Nevis (SKNIS):  The Ministry of Social Development has made the application procedure for the Schools Uniform programme...

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National Security Service Meets SXM Over Screening

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:85 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

National Security Service Meets SXM Over Screening

  SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten (Monday, July 21, 2014)—The vast majority of the employees of the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM,...

German-Caribbean Cooperation On Climate Change Entering Critical Phase

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:135 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

German-Caribbean Cooperation On Climate Change Entering Critical Phase

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the German government are supporting the efforts of eight CARICOM...

CDF press release causes stir over cost of new airport in St Vincent

Monday 21st July, 2014 Hits:297 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

CDF press release causes stir over cost of new airport in St Vincent

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- A press release on Monday from the Barbados-based CARICOM Development Fund (CDF), quoting CEO Lorne McDonnough...

SPORTS

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Basketball Camp To Open Monday

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:31 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Basketball Camp To Open Monday

St. Kitts and Nevis (Department of Sports):  The Department of Sports will be partnering with the Bird Rock Community Sports...

Regional Under-15 Tournament Starts In Jamaica

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:107 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Regional Under-15 Tournament Starts In Jamaica

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Holders Trinidad and Tobago will start their defence against Windward Islands at the Kensington Cricket Club...

Regional Under-19 Tournament Opens In Guyana

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:98 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Regional Under-19 Tournament Opens In Guyana

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Double-crown champions Jamaica will face long-standing rivals Barbados at Everest in the opening round of the...

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Antigua-Barbuda Signs US$120 Million Luxury Hotel Joint Venture

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:32 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Antigua-Barbuda Signs US$120 Million Luxury Hotel Joint Venture

St. John's, Antigua (Caribbean News Now):  On Sunday, Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne signed a memorandum of agreement...

US Embassy Bridgetown Supports Trade Facilitation Programme Launch

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:81 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

US Embassy Bridgetown Supports Trade Facilitation Programme Launch

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The US Embassy in Bridgetown is supporting the American Chamber of Commerce for Barbados and the Eastern...

U.S. Embassy Bridgetown Supports Trade Facilitation Program Launch

Monday 21st July, 2014 Hits:113 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

U.S. Embassy Bridgetown Supports Trade Facilitation Program Launch

Bridgetown, Barbados (US Embassy):  U.S. Embassy Bridgetown is pleased to support the American Chamber of Commerce for Barbados and the...

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DR Jazz Festival Celebrates 18 Anniversary

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:20 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

DR Jazz Festival Celebrates 18 Anniversary

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival will celebrate its 18th year (November 6 - 9, 2014) with...

Culturama 40 TDC Sponsored Semi-Finalists Selected

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:66 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Culturama 40 TDC Sponsored Semi-Finalists Selected

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis – July 21, 2014 – Thirteen semi-finalists have been selected to compete in the Culturama 40 TDC sponsored...

Nevis Culture Minister Extends Invitation To Kittitians To Participate In Culturama 40 Celebrations

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:75 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Nevis Culture Minister Extends Invitation To Kittitians To Participate In Culturama 40 Celebrations

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (July 21, 2014) --Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Culture Hon. Mark Brantley extended a special...