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AG: Work of Boundaries Commission will continue

AG: Work of Boundaries Commission will continue

Tuesday 19th August, 2014 Hits:574 Local Clive Bacchus

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Attorney General Jason Hamilton is addressing the issue of the High Court’s ruling on constituency boundary changes and serving notice that the work of the Constituency Boundary Commission will continue. Speaking in parliament Monday the Attorney General recounted the court’s findings.  Mr. Hamilton said the inequities that exist under the present constituency boundaries would be corrected as soon as the Commission completes its work. But Senator Vincent Byron expressed surprise at the statement that the Boundaries Commission was reviewing the High Court’s recent pronouncement.  The High Court ruled that the Constituency Boundaries did not meet appropriate standards for the...

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Opposition MPs lament breach of parliamentary procedures

Opposition MPs lament breach of parliamentary procedures

Tuesday 19th August, 2014 Hits:541 Local Clive Bacchus

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Opposition parliamentarians who command the majority of elected seats in the House have complained that parliamentary procedures pertaining to notice of meetings and information about what’s to be discussed in parliament were breached for Monday’s sitting of Parliament. When parliament convened, Representative of Constituency 5 Shawn Richards raised the issue with Speaker Curtis Martin after the Speaker had asked people in the gallery to conduct themselves properly during the sitting The Speaker’s explanation that Monday’s sitting of parliament was an emergency one did not sit well with Mr. Richards and Representative for Constituency 7 Dr Timothy Harris...

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SKN hosting of CPL rated a success

SKN hosting of CPL rated a success

Tuesday 19th August, 2014 Hits:333 Local Staff Writer

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St. Kitts and Nevis successfully hosted nine matches in this year’s Limacol Caribbean Premier League T 20 competition including the final Saturday at Warner Park proving again that smaller countries are serious competitors for major sporting events in the region.  The CPL launched last year generated over US$105 million across the region according to a study done by the University of the West Indies.  The total impact of last year’s tournament was estimated per country as Antigua US$47.35 million, Barbados US$9.1 million, Guyana US$4 million, Jamaica US$10.5 million, Trinidad and Tobago us$12.85 million and St. Lucia...

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Youth parliament sitting on Wednesday

Youth parliament sitting on Wednesday

Tuesday 19th August, 2014 Hits:320 Local Staff Writer

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The St Kitts National Youth Parliament Association (SKNYPA) is announcing a Youth Parliament sitting for Wednesday 20 August at the National Assembly Chambers. SKNYPA says in a press release that over 20 young people will debate three resolutions including a Motion of No Confidence debate, the People’s Empowerment programme (PEP) and the legalization of Marijuana. The release said for the first time three debaters from Nevis will be included in the session. 

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What are we educating our students to do?

What are we educating our students to do?

Tuesday 19th August, 2014 Hits:308 Local Clive Bacchus

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The big questions facing policy makers, academia and the private sector in a region where people are better educated but large numbers of young people are unemployed and poor include: What are we educating our students to do?   These various responses to those questions are informing a paradigm shift among educators laying the foundations for training people to compete successfully in new economies and on a bigger stage. Acting Registrar of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) Glenroy Cumberbatch recalls the earlier objectives of regional examinations. He acknowledges the new realities facing young people and people contemplating...

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Groundbreaking Set For New Housing Project

Wednesday 20th August, 2014 Hits:54 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Groundbreaking Set For New Housing Project

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The dynamic housing initiative dubbed "Independence 30 - Habitat 1000" launched by the Government earlier this...

Issue Of Crime And Security High On Nevis Government's Agenda

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Issue Of Crime And Security High On Nevis Government's Agenda

NIA - CHARLESTOWN NEVIS -- Crime and security remain high on the Nevis Island Administration's (NIA) agenda and Premier of...

Youth of UNITY to stage Inaugural Convention This Weekend

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Youth of UNITY to stage Inaugural Convention This Weekend

Basseterre, St.Kitts (Youth of UNITY):-The Powerful St.Kitts-Nevis Opposition Alliance Team UNITY will this weekend host its inaugural Youth Convention under...

Nevis Premier Underscores Importance Of Tourism To Island's Economy

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Nevis Premier Underscores Importance Of Tourism To Island's Economy

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS -- Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance on Nevis Hon. Vance Amory, underscored the importance of...

Laniqua Williams Wins Regional Essay Competition

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Laniqua Williams Wins Regional Essay Competition

Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 19, 2014 (SKNIS): Laniqua Williams of the Verchild's High School stood out from among competitors in...

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T&T: AG Gives Green Light To Google

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T&T: AG Gives Green Light To Google

(Trinidad Express) Attorney General Anand Ram­logan has given Google the green light to release information to the Integrity Commission. However, Ramlogan...

Forecasters Watching Two Tropical Atlantic Disturbances

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Forecasters Watching Two Tropical Atlantic Disturbances

(Caribbean News Now) MIAMI, USA -- Forecasters are currently keeping an eye on two areas of disturbed weather in the...

Four Killed In Bahamas Plane Crash

Tuesday 19th August, 2014 Hits:144 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Four Killed In Bahamas Plane Crash

  (Caribbean 360 News) NASSAU, Bahamas, Tuesday August 19 – Four people were killed when a twin engine Cessna plane crashed...

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Former West Indies Cricketer Charged With Incest Granted Bail

Wednesday 20th August, 2014 Hits:47 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Former West Indies Cricketer Charged With Incest Granted Bail

  (Caribbean 360 News) PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – A former West indies cricketer will re-appear in court on September 15 after he...

WICB and Gibson Agree To Mutual Termination Of Contract

Wednesday 20th August, 2014 Hits:28 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

WICB and Gibson Agree To Mutual Termination Of Contract

St John's, Antigua – Today the West Indies Cricket Board and Mr. Ottis Gibson mutually agreed to terminate their association...

WICB Favours Arthur As New Coach

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WICB Favours Arthur As New Coach

(Trinidad Guardian) Just days after the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) changed the regional selection panel, they continued their house...

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Bello Is Virgin's Commercial Manager For Region

Wednesday 20th August, 2014 Hits:16 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Bello Is Virgin's Commercial Manager For Region

(Jamaica Observer) Virgin Atlantic has appointed Andre Bello as its new commercial manager, Caribbean. Bello is based in the Bridgetown office...

St Vincent Union Expresses Concerns About "IMF" Deal

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St Vincent Union Expresses Concerns About "IMF" Deal

(Caribbean 360 News) KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – The St Vincent and the Grenadines Teachers’ Union (SVGTU) says the Ralph Gonsalves...

Caribbean Export Strengthens Relations In Dominican Republic

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Caribbean Export Strengthens Relations In Dominican Republic

(Caribbean News Now) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Executive director of the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) Pamela Coke-Hamilton recently addressed...

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Bob Marley Musical To Make Premier In Baltimore

Wednesday 20th August, 2014 Hits:15 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Bob Marley Musical To Make Premier In Baltimore

(Jamaica Observer) NEW YORK  -- A musical about Bob Marley that uses the Jamaican reggae icon's music is in the...

Buju Granted Permission To Present Oral Arguments For New Trial

Tuesday 19th August, 2014 Hits:105 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Buju Granted Permission To Present Oral Arguments For New Trial

Lawyers representing jailed singer, Buju Banton, say the US Appeals Court has granted their request to present oral arguments regarding...

UK TV Show 'X Factor' To Film In Bermuda

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UK TV Show 'X Factor' To Film In Bermuda

(Bernews) The Bermuda Tourism Authority announced that the UK TV show “The X Factor” will be filming in Bermuda from...