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CBI Service Provider Urges St. Kitts & Nevis to Protect Real Estate Market

CBI Service Provider Urges St. Kitts & Nevis to Protect Real Estate Market

Sunday 2nd August, 2015 Hits:513 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  St. Kitts and Nevis needs to protect its real estate market, that is one of the key recommendations being made by one of the international service providers of its Citizenship by Investment Programme. Micha-Rose Emmet is the Group Managing Director with CS Global Partners.  In St. Kitts and Nevis this past week for ongoing consultations on the Federation's CBI, Ms Emmet sat down with WINN FM to discuss the way forward for the programme. More timely processing of applications and enhanced due diligence should be given high priority, as the government works to overhaul the country's CBI. St....

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SKN's World Games Athletes 'Exceed Expectations,' Says National Director

SKN's World Games Athletes 'Exceed Expectations,' Says National Director

Sunday 2nd August, 2015 Hits:262 Local Toni Frederick

(St. Kitts and Nevis):  St. Kitts and Nevis' Special Olympics Team will return to the Federation with 23 medals earned at the just concluded World Games, hosted this year in Los Angeles. National Director of Special Olympics and Head of the 2015 World Games delegation Mr. Ivor Blake, speaking to WINN FM Sunday ahead of the closing ceremony, said the athletes had "exceeded expectations." He told WINN that the athletes had received a surprise visit on Sunday, from Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris. The St. Kitts and Nevis team will return home on Tuesday with 11 gold, 10 silver and two bronze medals. Mr....

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Astro Makes History: National King Wins Culturama Kaiso Crown

Astro Makes History: National King Wins Culturama Kaiso Crown

Sunday 2nd August, 2015 Hits:366 Local Staff Writer

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  King Astro made history early Sunday morning, becoming the first calypsonian to hold the National Carnival Calypso and the Culturama Senior Kaiso titles at the same time. He dashed defending monarch the King Dis 'n Dat's bid to make another piece of history by coming the first person to win the Culturama crown two years in a row. Oscar "King Astro" Browne finished the night with 815 points, with Did n Dat scoring 796 points.  Another former King, Hollywood who many had tipped to win after a powerful first round, ended the night in 3rd place with...

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

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

Sunday 2nd August, 2015 Hits:229 Local Sourced Information

$1T WTO Technology Deal Could Boost Caribbean Economies Bali, Indonesia was the venue for last week's signing of the historic trade deal which it is said could increase trade by more than a trillion dollars a year, globally. The deal struck with all WTO member states, including St. Kitts and Nevis and a number of other Caribbean states, will see the removal of all tariffs and duties on a wide range of technology devices and components.  The deal which was heralded as ground breaking by the WTO Chief Roberto Azevedo is the first tariff cutting deal struck by the WTO in 17 years....

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Skeete: The Christena was Sinking for Two Days

Skeete: The Christena was Sinking for Two Days

Saturday 1st August, 2015 Hits:601 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  The MV Christena was sinking for two days, before in finally went down in the channel on August 1st 1970, so says Sea Hustler Captain Winston Skeete who spoke to WINN FM on Friday, the eve of the 45th anniversary of the disaster. "Phillip Miller was the diver.  He went down and he dived the Christena, and...the manhole on the deck of the boat was closed, but it didn't lock, so the boat was sailing and sinking.  From the Thursday they do they maintenance on the boat, they didn't lock back...the manhole...so the boat was sailing...

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Banking Bill 2015 To Safeguard OECS Member States

Thursday 30th July, 2015 Hits:99 Press Releases Sourced Information

Banking Bill 2015 To Safeguard OECS Member States

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS):  Government Senator Honourable Wendy Phipps, has described the Banking Bill 2015 as vital, as it seeks...

Senor Minister Amory Welcomes Banking Reforms

Thursday 30th July, 2015 Hits:76 Press Releases Sourced Information

Senor Minister Amory Welcomes Banking Reforms

Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 30, 2015 (SKNIS): Senior Minister in the Federal Cabinet of St. Kitts and Nevis and Premier...

Regional Judges Explores Improved Access To Justice

Thursday 30th July, 2015 Hits:79 Press Releases Sourced Information

Regional Judges Explores Improved Access To Justice

  Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS):  Members of the Judicial Education Institute (JEI) of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) are presently...

FLOW Football App For Barclays Premier League Caribbean Fans

Thursday 30th July, 2015 Hits:88 Press Releases Sourced Information

FLOW Football App For Barclays Premier League Caribbean Fans

It’s another big win for Barclays Premier League (BPL) Caribbean fans, as Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W) unveils an exciting new...

Budding Winning Artists Receive Prizes From Dept. of Youth and Sport's Art Contest

Thursday 30th July, 2015 Hits:69 Press Releases Sourced Information

 Budding Winning Artists Receive Prizes From Dept. of Youth and Sport's Art Contest

CHARLESTOWN NEVIS  -- Four students on Nevis were awarded for their winning submissions in the Department of Youth and Sport's,...

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Memo Leak To Destabalize T&T?

Thursday 30th July, 2015 Hits:136 Regional Sourced Information

Memo Leak To Destabalize T&T?

(Trinidad Express) Who leaked a confidential memo from the Special Branch head to “All Field Section”, stating information had been...

T&T: Senior Guards Under Scrutiny

Wednesday 29th July, 2015 Hits:136 Regional Sourced Information

T&T: Senior Guards Under Scrutiny

(Trinidad Guardian) Prisoners Allan “Scanny” Martin, Hassan Atwell and Christopher Selby allegedly brokered a million-dollar deal with senior prison officers...

UPP Demands AG Give Up All Portfolios

Wednesday 29th July, 2015 Hits:128 Regional Sourced Information

UPP Demands AG Give Up All Portfolios

(Antigua Observer) The country’s main opposition, United Progressive Party (UPP) has strongly rejected Immigration Minister Steadroy “Cutie” Benjamin’s  proposal to...

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Twenty Three Medals for SKN at World Games

Sunday 2nd August, 2015 Hits:81 Sports Toni Frederick

Twenty Three Medals for SKN at World Games

(St. Kitts and Nevis):  St. Kitts and Nevis' Special Olympics Team will return to the Federation with 23 medals earned...

Fraser-Pryce May Double At World Champs

Thursday 30th July, 2015 Hits:78 Sports Sourced Information

Fraser-Pryce May Double At World Champs

(Jamaica Gleaner) REIGNING OLYMPIC and World 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce may very well also compete in the 200m at next...

Regional Women’s Tournament Opens On August 6

Thursday 30th July, 2015 Hits:60 Sports Sourced Information

Regional Women’s Tournament Opens On August 6

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Holders Jamaica will face Barbados at Exchange in the central community of Couva, when the Regional...

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CAL, Emirates Sign Key Deal

Thursday 30th July, 2015 Hits:116 Business Sourced Information

CAL, Emirates Sign Key Deal

(Trinidad NewsdaY) STATE-owned Caribbean Airlines announced that it has signed a key new interline deal with United Arab Emirates-based airline,...

World Bank Funds Jamaica

Wednesday 29th July, 2015 Hits:96 Business Sourced Information

World Bank Funds Jamaica

(Jamaica Observer) WASHINGTON, United States – The World Bank is providing a US$ 6.8 million grant to help Jamaica improve...

IMF's Lagarde: World Economy Fragile, Faces Downside Risks

Wednesday 29th July, 2015 Hits:101 Business Sourced Information

IMF's Lagarde: World Economy Fragile, Faces Downside Risks

WASHINGTON (AP) -- International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde says the world economy is recovering but fragile and "faces some...

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Destra rocks Nevis

Tuesday 28th July, 2015 Hits:156 Entertainment News Ken Richards

Destra rocks Nevis

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Rocking the crowd and hurling commands at her fans that immediately obeyed is a given...

Joe Jackson, Patriarch Of Musical Jackson Family, Suffers A Stroke

Tuesday 28th July, 2015 Hits:131 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Joe Jackson, Patriarch Of Musical Jackson Family, Suffers A Stroke

(Huffington Post) RIO DE JANEIRO  — A Brazilian hospital says Joe Jackson — the father of the late Michael Jackson...

Ram, Edwin Rule

Tuesday 28th July, 2015 Hits:106 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Ram, Edwin Rule

(Nation News) Peter Ram came to the MQI/98.1 The One Soca Royale at Bushy Park yesterday wuk-up ready and from...

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

Sunday 2nd August, 2015 Hits:88 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...

CTR # 31: Jamaican Minister of Finance Promotes Crowdfunding

Sunday 26th July, 2015 Hits:240 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 31: Jamaican Minister of Finance Promotes Crowdfunding

Jamaican Minister of Finance Promotes Crowdfunding While attending a United Nations Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia last week,...

CTR # 30: ECCB Spearheads Business Think Tank & Hackathon

Saturday 18th July, 2015 Hits:381 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 30: ECCB Spearheads Business Think Tank & Hackathon

With a number of Eastern Caribbean Currency Union member states facing high youth unemployment and stubbornly low economic growth numbers,...

CTR # 29: Bitcoin Caribbean Facebook Group Established

Friday 10th July, 2015 Hits:446 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 29: Bitcoin Caribbean Facebook Group Established

Bitcoin has long been shrouded in mystery, and regarded with suspicion if not completely associated with criminality. However, the technology  does have positive...

CTR # 28: Jamaica's Opposition Call for Security Audit

Saturday 4th July, 2015 Hits:561 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 28: Jamaica's Opposition Call for Security Audit

In the aftermath of the June 24th  cyber attacks on a number of the Jamaican Government websites, Dr. Andrew Wheatley,...