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Federation Weighing Options For Universal Health Care

Federation Weighing Options For Universal Health Care

Thursday 17th April, 2014 Hits:100 Local Clive Bacchus

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  St. Kitts and Nevis is weighing options for universal health care.  Chief Medical officer Patrick Martin says the journey began since 1952 and explained Thursday, that currently there is universal coverage at the primary and secondary levels in the Federation, but not access to tertiary level. "We have universal coverage at the secondary level, meaning people have access to specialists either at the hospital or in private practice.  Our current challenge is universal access to tertiary levels, meaning...radiation therapy, open heart surgery, neurosurgery and those other sub-specialties.  For us in St. Kitts and Nevis that requires travel...

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Federation's Lionfish Population Drops

Federation's Lionfish Population Drops

Thursday 17th April, 2014 Hits:108 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  There has been a decline in the appearance of the predatory lionfish in St. Kitts waters according to Mark Williams, Director of the Marine Resources Department.  A recent Associated Press report records a drop in lionfish in Jamaica.  Jamaica is reporting a big decline in sightings of lionfish, the voracious invasive species that has been wreaking havoc on regional reefs for years.  A campaign was launched in Jamaica some four years ago to slash numbers of lionfish. The National Environment and Planning Agency in Jamaica is reporting a 66 percent drop in sightings of lionfish in...

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Harris: PM is Disrespecting Constitution

Harris: PM is Disrespecting Constitution

Thursday 17th April, 2014 Hits:159 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas anticipates being in power for a while yet, and is indicating the kind of attention his government will pay to matters like renewable energy. The opposition alliance Team Unity continues to insist meanwhile, that Dr. Douglas is doing a disservice to law and order in the country, by continuing to ignoring the now 16 month old Motion of No Confidence. Team Unity leader Dr. Timothy Harris took aim at the prime minister at the opposition grouping’s public meeting last Friday. "If the man cared about the country more than...

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LIME Internet Service Repairs Delayed

LIME Internet Service Repairs Delayed

Thursday 17th April, 2014 Hits:290 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Bad news for LIME internet customers this week: the telecoms company announced Thursday that their long anticipated project to resolve congestion issues has run into snags. “We know it’s not been easy.  We’re all suffering.  We’re going to do our very best to try and get it resolved as quickly as we can,” Marketing Manager Kevin Edwards apologized during LIME’s Connections programme on WINN FM. “I know some customers are not going to be happy to hear this, but we had encountered some issues, compatibility issues that is, with some of the equipment that we brought in....

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Daniel Says Dialysis Issue is Political: "We're going to tie it around him"

Daniel Says Dialysis Issue is Political: "We're going to tie it around him"

Wednesday 16th April, 2014 Hits:568 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Nevis' former Health Minister Hensley Daniel is outraged by current Health Minister Mark Brantley’s suggestion that he had no plan for the operationalization of a two-machine dialysis unit on the island, though he has acknowledged that there was no signed agreement in place when his Nevis Reformation Party left office just over a year ago. "You're talking to me who spent thirty years planning a range of social projects at community, social and education and telling me that I am going to set up a dialysis unit without a plan...Come on!" He told WINN FM over...

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Chilean President Assures CARICOM Of Her Country's Support

Thursday 17th April, 2014 Hits:51 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Chilean President Assures CARICOM Of Her Country's Support

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Chile’s President Her Excellency Michele Bachelet assured CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque...

Fun Day Promotes Family And Love

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Fun Day Promotes Family And Love

  Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Unconditional love in families will be fostered when Minister responsible for Community Development, Hon. Marcella Liburd...

Constituency Officers In St Kitts Selected, Trained And Mobilized

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Constituency Officers In St Kitts Selected, Trained And  Mobilized

  (Dept. Of Constituency Empowerment) Five Constituency Officers have been mobilized into their respective constituencies as the newest government office; the...

SKELEC Moves Towards Pilot Phase Of Smart Meters Implementation In May

Wednesday 16th April, 2014 Hits:111 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

SKELEC Moves Towards Pilot Phase Of Smart Meters Implementation In May

SKELEC will begin its pilot phase of the implementation of Smart Meters in early May beginning in Bay View, Camps,...

374 Students To Graduate From M.A.G.I.C Next Week

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374 Students To Graduate From M.A.G.I.C Next Week

Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 16, 2014 (SKNIS):  Three hundred and seventy four students from 15 primary schools in St. Kitts...

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PNM Rejects 7000

Thursday 17th April, 2014 Hits:63 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

PNM Rejects 7000

(Trinidad Express) The People’s National Movement (PNM) has rejected approximately seven thousand applicants, informed sources told the Express yesterday. The applications...

Bahamas Police Chief Back Tracks On Crime Comments

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Bahamas Police Chief Back Tracks On Crime Comments

(Caribbean News Now) NASSAU, Bahamas -- Bahamas Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade has backtracked from a statement he made two...

Conspiracy Theories Abound After Leak

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Conspiracy Theories Abound After Leak

(Trinidad Guardian) Attorney General Anand Ramlogan is blaming “PNM agents” for leaking sensitive information on the controversial new flying squad...

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Fraser-Pryce To Headline Shanghai Diamond League

Thursday 17th April, 2014 Hits:43 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Fraser-Pryce To Headline Shanghai Diamond League

(Jamaica Gleaner) Fraser-Pryce, a triple world sprint champion, tops a list of headline names that includes world hurdles champions David...

Warner Dismisses Newspaper Articles As Part Of Government's Plan To Undermine Him

Thursday 17th April, 2014 Hits:37 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Warner Dismisses Newspaper Articles As Part Of Government's Plan To Undermine Him

(Antigua Observer) PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Former national security minister Austin “Jack” Warner Wednesday dismissed as political, a newspaper...

Amazing Dubbery Leads In Stunning Win For Nevis

Wednesday 16th April, 2014 Hits:137 Sports Curtis Morton - avatar Curtis Morton

Amazing Dubbery Leads In Stunning Win For Nevis

Captain of the Nevis under 15 team, Marcus Dubbery had an amazing game at the ET Willet Park on Tuesday...

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Grenada Wants IMF Agreement By May

Thursday 17th April, 2014 Hits:49 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Grenada Wants IMF Agreement By May

(Antigua Observer) ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell says the international Monetary Fund (IMF) is likely to...

Finance Minister Stripped Of Ability To Pick Governor, Monitor Banks

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Finance Minister Stripped Of Ability To Pick Governor, Monitor Banks

(Jamaica Gleaner) The finance minister is to be stripped of the responsibility of appointing the governor of the Bank of...

LIAT Mum On Suspension Of Senior Official

Wednesday 16th April, 2014 Hits:152 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

LIAT Mum On Suspension Of Senior Official

(Antigua Observer) ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, Wednesday maintained its silence over reports that the cash-strapped...

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Action Packed Black San Weekend

Wednesday 16th April, 2014 Hits:105 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Action Packed Black San Weekend

SANDY POINT, St. Kitts and Nevis (April 16, 2014): BLACK SAN’ promises an explosive week of entertainment, high octane fetes...

Kartel Tells 'Misguided Individuals' To Cease Threatening Journalist, Others

Tuesday 15th April, 2014 Hits:254 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Kartel Tells 'Misguided Individuals' To Cease Threatening Journalist, Others

(Jamaica Observer) IMPRISONED entertainer Vybz Kartel yesterday distanced himself from death threats made against journalists for their reporting on his...

Row Over Marley Music

Monday 14th April, 2014 Hits:295 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Row Over Marley Music

(Nation News) MANILA, Philippines – Two music companies are preparing for a legal battle over Bob Marley’s songs. Chris Blackwell’s Blue...