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Harris clears air on IT issue

Harris clears air on IT issue

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:1009 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Prime Minister Timothy Harris has also been commenting on the Information technology controversy. Dr Harris told Winn FM that his administration recognizes that this is the technological age and that information technology is considered important. He says the sector may have suffered from an attempt to ensure that ministers are not overloaded with too many portfolios. The prime minister says information technology will be given prominence in the new administration. Principal of The IT Facility Russell Williams says like former health minister Marcella Liburd, he is surprised that no mention was made of that sector when the...

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Is Information Technology a Gov't priority?

Is Information Technology a Gov't priority?

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:726 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and News (WINN): Another query, about just where does information technology fits into the scheme of things in the new administration led by Prime Minister Timothy Harris. Principal of The IT Facility Russell Williams says like former health minister Marcella Liburd, he is surprised that no mention was made of that sector when the various ministers and portfolios were announced during Sunday’s swearing in of the new government. The issue of information technology was raised Monday by Marcella Liburd, former health minister and chairperson of the St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party. Russell Williams says he hopes the authorities will...

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Harris: Some civil servants too political

Harris: Some civil servants too political

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:1355 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The country’s new prime minister says his administration is having a difficult transition in part because some civil servants were allowed to become political under the previous administration. Dr Timothy Harris made the observation while addressing the annual general meeting of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Prime Minister Harris also reiterated calls for political appointees to tender their resignations. Dr Harris referred too, to the huge amount of deposits in the banking system in the federation, lamenting that despite that situation the small man finds it difficult to access loans to start up a project. He...

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St. Pauls shooting victim identified

St. Pauls shooting victim identified

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:698 Local Staff Writer

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Police have identified the victim who was shot and killed in St. Pauls Wednesday morning as Andres Alexander Douglas alias Alexis. Douglas, 24 years old of Willet's Project, St. Paul Village was shot by unknown assailant or assailants, police say. Inspector Lyndon David had confirmed that Douglas was shot in the vicinity of the ATM machine in St. Pauls. He died on the scene. Police are appealing to anyone with information pertaining to this incident to call the Violent Crime Unit at 467-1886, 467-1887, 467-1888, 662-9336 or the nearest police station or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477(TIPS).     

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WINN's Caribbean Tech Round Up

WINN's Caribbean Tech Round Up

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:433 Local Sourced Information

This is the WINN FM Caribbean Technology Round Up for the weekend of 20th February 2015.   The Government of T&T Bolsters its Defence against Cyber-Crime Cornel Buckradee, an advisor to T&T's Minister of Science & Technology, Dr. Rupert Griffith, announced that the government is placing greater focus on Telecommunications. Speaking on behalf of the Minister, he disclosed that the government is drafting legislation with an e-Legislative agenda, including amendments to the Telecommunications and Electronic Transactions Acts. Buckradee stated that the ministry is working with international universities and research institutions to establish best practice, in order to expand the offerings of their iGovtt agency,...

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ALL AH WE IS ONE: St Kitts lessons

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Hits:451 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

ALL AH WE IS ONE: St Kitts lessons

One of the consequences of the self-congratulatory description of the Caribbean as “model democracies” is that it has denied the...

Commentary: Thoughts Following The Two Year Election

Tuesday 24th February, 2015 Hits:1467 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

Commentary: Thoughts Following The Two Year Election

I share the following thoughts on the two year election which was eventually held on Monday 16th February 2015. 1. Political...

The political earthquake

Sunday 22nd February, 2015 Hits:1540 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

The political earthquake

DURING THE 2004 St Kitts and Nevis general election, I stated that the St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP)...

CCJ warning: 'Tek sleep mark death!'

Sunday 22nd February, 2015 Hits:1737 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

CCJ warning: 'Tek sleep mark death!'

Mr Wingrove George, the supervisor of elections in St Kitts and Nevis, still has questions to answer about his decision...

St Kitts-Nevis election fiasco a symptom of a bigger problem

Sunday 22nd February, 2015 Hits:1412 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

St Kitts-Nevis election fiasco a symptom of a bigger problem

CONCERN was rightly raised over the failure of the supervisor of elections in St Kitts-Nevis, Wingrove George, to declare the...

PRESS RELEASES

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CXC January Results Released Online Today

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:279 Press Releases Sourced Information

CXC January Results Released Online Today

(EMU) – St. Kitts, February 26, 2015: Candidates who wrote the January 2015 sitting of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC)...

The Pogson Medical Center In St. Kitts Impresses PAHO Director

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:153 Press Releases Sourced Information

The Pogson Medical Center In St. Kitts Impresses PAHO Director

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Visiting Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) officials have praised the Pogson Medical Center, one of only...

End Of Distributorship Of COCA COLA Products

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:150 Press Releases Sourced Information

End Of Distributorship Of COCA COLA Products

The St Kitts Bottling Company Limited (SKBC) advises the general public that it would cease to be a distributor of all COCA...

Director Of PAHO Dr. Carissa Etienne Visits Federation

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Hits:198 Press Releases Sourced Information

Director Of PAHO Dr. Carissa Etienne Visits Federation

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Director of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) Dr. Carissa Etienne along with Country Programme Coordinator...

Charlestown Primary students to benefit from healthy choice meals demonstration

Tuesday 24th February, 2015 Hits:355 Press Releases Sourced Information

Charlestown Primary students to benefit from healthy choice meals demonstration

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (February 24, 2015) -- Charlestown Primary School students between the ages of nine and 12 had the...

REGIONAL

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T&T: WASA’s Caroni plant contaminated

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:152 Regional Sourced Information

T&T: WASA’s Caroni plant contaminated

(Trinidad Guardian) Although thousands of people in central Trinidad will not have a reliable pipe-borne water supply today, the Water...

Guyana parliament to be dissolved on February 28

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:128 Regional Sourced Information

Guyana parliament to be dissolved on February 28

(Caribbean News Now) GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- President Donald Ramotar announced on Tuesday that he has signed the proclamation to dissolve...

New twist to Senate resignation letters saga

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Hits:268 Regional Sourced Information

New twist to Senate resignation letters saga

(Jamaica Observer) The Senate resignation letters saga gripping the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) took a dramatic twist yesterday when...

SPORTS

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WICB hails Windies, Gayle’s landmark double hundred

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Hits:284 Sports Sourced Information

WICB hails Windies, Gayle’s landmark double hundred

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board has extended sincere congratulations to Chris Gayle, following his amazing double...

FIFA Recommends November-December For World Cup In Qatar

Tuesday 24th February, 2015 Hits:377 Sports Sourced Information

FIFA Recommends November-December For World Cup In Qatar

Long seen as inevitable, a 2022 World Cup in November and December is now practically a done deal.   A FIFA task...

Gayle hits first ever World Cup double century – 215; Samuels 133 as WI pulverize Zimbabwe

Tuesday 24th February, 2015 Hits:401 Sports Sourced Information

Gayle hits first ever World Cup double century – 215; Samuels 133 as WI pulverize Zimbabwe

(Jamaica Observer) Canberra, Australia  — West Indies opener Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a double century in...

BUSINESS

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Jamaica's Big Hopes For Bananas

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:138 Business Sourced Information

Jamaica's Big Hopes For Bananas

(Carib Journal) Jamaica has big hopes for the island’s banana industry.   Jamaica Agriculture Minister Derrick Kellier said this week that “major...

Interest On Savings Drops

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:146 Business Sourced Information

Interest On Savings Drops

(Antigua Observer) People who save their money in banks across the OECS will see a reduction in interest payments after...

Apple Ordered To Pay $533 Million For Patent Infringement

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Hits:206 Business Sourced Information

Apple Ordered To Pay $533 Million For Patent Infringement

(Huffington Post) NEW YORK - Apple Inc has been ordered to pay $532.9 million after a federal jury in Texas...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Bobbi Kristina Brown Suffers 'Violent Seizures' After Being Taken Out of Coma

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:213 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Bobbi Kristina Brown Suffers 'Violent Seizures' After Being Taken Out of Coma

(People) Bobbi Kristina Brown was taken out of a medically induced coma, but she did not have the response her...

Tony Matterhorn headlines this year's Magnum SKNVibes KNOCKSHORE STUNNER and #PointMade T-Shirt Mas design released

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Hits:205 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Tony Matterhorn headlines this year's Magnum SKNVibes KNOCKSHORE STUNNER and #PointMade T-Shirt Mas design released

Sandy Point, St. Kitts and Nevis (February 26, 2015): Horns, whistles, torches, and the roar of excited sound clash fans...

Patti LaBelle And Rumer Willis Join New 'Dancing With The Stars' Cast

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Hits:209 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Patti LaBelle And Rumer Willis Join New 'Dancing With The Stars' Cast

(Huffington Post) Legendary singer Patti LaBelle is about to dance it out on live TV. The musician is one of...