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Powell: Loss of Visa-Free Access to Canada Makes Federation's CBI Less Attractive

Powell: Loss of Visa-Free Access to Canada Makes Federation's CBI Less Attractive

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Hits:257 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Opposition candidate and Citizenship by Investment service provider Jonel Powell is concerned that Canada's decision to impose a visa requirement on St. Kitts and Nevis citizens, threatens the entire programme. Powell says one of his greatest concerns is if other countries may follow suit.  The suggestion that some St. Kitts and Nevis economic citizens may have terrorist ties also raises alarm bells for Powell. "Come a year later we find ourselves feeling the adverse effects of the poor management of the programme." He tells WINN FM that visa-free access to Canada was a significant selling point for St....

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ITN Panelists debate the strength of the Labour Party

ITN Panelists debate the strength of the Labour Party

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Hits:287 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): It’s evident from the erection of billboard across the island that political parties in St. Kitts are preparing for General Elections which are constitutionally due early 2015. Panelists on WINN FM’s Inside the News debate whether the incumbent St. Kitts Nevis Labour Party are in a strong position to retain power. The party has been in power since 1995. Mr. Hensley Daniel of the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) is of the view that the country has improved economically since the motion of no confidence was filed against the government in December 2012. However, social commentator Ms....

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Three arrested for Isaac's murder

Three arrested for Isaac's murder

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Hits:263 Local Staff Writer

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Three persons have been arrested and charged for the murder of Javier Isaac committed on October 12, 2014 in St. Pauls. Omax Bye of Basseterre, Jamal McSheen of Bird Rock and Zambi Heath of Cardin Avenue were formally arrested and charged for the offence, police said in a release this week. At around 3:15 on the morning of October 12, Javier Isaac of Willet’s Housing Project, St. Paul’s was shot in the side. He died while receiving treatment at the hospital.

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Is Obama's immigration reform beneficial to undocumented Caribbean immigrants?

Is Obama's immigration reform beneficial to undocumented Caribbean immigrants?

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Hits:148 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The recently announced immigration measure by US President Obama may not benefit the majority of undocumented Caribbean immigrants living in the US, according to one US-based Haitian journalist. President Obama has laid out some of the most sweeping changes to the US immigration system for decades in a televised address last week. He plans to use his executive power to enact the changes, after Congress repeatedly failed to pass legislation. The Republican Speaker of the House condemned the use of executive powers, accusing the president of acting "like a king or emperor". Haitian Broadcaster Rico Dupuy...

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Registrar Janine Harris- Lake remains in limbo

Registrar Janine Harris- Lake remains in limbo

Monday 24th November, 2014 Hits:1190 Local Clive Bacchus

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): There was strong police presence at the Lee Llewellyn Moore Judicial Complex Monday when Ms. Janine Harris-Lake, the substantive High Court Registrar, acting on advice from legal counsel, showed up for duty. Her entry to the Complex was without incident, although police officers kept close. After she was informed by phone that the Acting Registrar was not at work and contact should be made with the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Justice or Justice Minister Patrice Nisbett, she quietly left the premises. Ms. Harris-Lake, the sister of Team Unity's leader Dr. Timothy Harris, was sent on...

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- Inside the News Saturday 22nd November, 2014

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- The Bigger Picture with Ken Richards 23rd November, 2014

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-The Operating Room 18th November, 2014

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WINN Weekender Episode 27 (Nov. 23, 2014)

 

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 - WINN FM Evening News - 25th Nov., 2014

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 - Commentary by Rodney Baptiste- "Tribute to Kevin 'Broadie' Newman"

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- WINN FM Evening Sports News - 25th November, 2014

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PRESS RELEASES

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Nevis Public Library holds 8th annual International College Fair

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Hits:109 Press Releases Sourced Information

Nevis Public Library holds 8th annual International College Fair

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS  -- Students of the Charlestown and Gingerland Secondary Schools are now more aware of colleges and universities...

FSRE Nevis reassures use of local contractors for high-end villa development

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Hits:98 Press Releases Sourced Information

FSRE Nevis reassures use of local contractors for high-end villa development

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS --Four Seasons Resort Estates (FSRE) Nevis is committed to building all the homes at Villas on Pinney's...

LIAT responds to speculation over staff cuts

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Hits:91 Press Releases Sourced Information

LIAT responds to speculation over staff cuts

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The management of LIAT has taken note of recent media reports about proposed job cuts at...

(VIDEO): Statement by St.Kitts -Nevis Leader of the Opposition Hon. Mark Brantley on New Visa Requirement by Canada

Monday 24th November, 2014 Hits:136 Press Releases Sourced Information

(VIDEO): Statement by St.Kitts -Nevis Leader of the Opposition Hon. Mark Brantley on New Visa Requirement by Canada

[ FULL TEXT ] Fellow citizens and residents: I address you this evening in my formal capacity as Leader of the Opposition...

"Financing Party Campaign With Public Resource Is Wrong!"

Monday 24th November, 2014 Hits:116 Press Releases Sourced Information

"Financing Party Campaign With Public Resource  Is Wrong!"

Team UNITY Leader Blasts Douglas Regime over Corrupt Use of Government Funds and Resources for Labour Party Political Campaign Basseterre, St.Kitts...

REGIONAL

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LIAT flight attendant guilty of money laundering charges

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Hits:155 Regional Sourced Information

LIAT flight attendant guilty of money laundering charges

(Antigua Observer) KINGSTOWN – A Magistrate Court Monday ordered a flight attendant with the regional airline, LIAT, to pay EC$10,000...

Reward, Hotline For Keils' Case

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Hits:87 Regional Sourced Information

Reward, Hotline For Keils' Case

(Trinidad Guardian) Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams yesterday signalled his intention to give the investigation into the murders of German...

Regional Airline Mulls Staff Cutting Proposal

Monday 24th November, 2014 Hits:180 Regional Sourced Information

Regional Airline Mulls Staff Cutting Proposal

(Antigua Observer) ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Nearly 200 employees of the Caribbean airline, LIAT, could get the axe if proposed...

SPORTS

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Sony Pulls World Cup Sponsorship

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Hits:86 Sports Sourced Information

Sony Pulls World Cup Sponsorship

(Wall Street Journal)  TOKYO— Sony Corp. has decided to end its sponsorship of World Cup soccer amid growing concerns about...

Australian Batsman Phil Hughes Fighting For His Life After Bouncer Hit

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Hits:77 Sports Sourced Information

Australian Batsman Phil Hughes Fighting For His Life After Bouncer Hit

(Jamaica Observer) SYDNEY, Australia - SYDNEY, Australia - Australian batsman Phil Hughes was fighting for his life following emergency surgery...

OLD SKOOL And CG MASSIVES Win Games

Monday 24th November, 2014 Hits:119 Sports Curtis Morton

OLD SKOOL And CG MASSIVES Win Games

The Malcolm Guishard Basketball league continued on the evening of Saturday 22nd November at the Church Ground hard court. In match...

BUSINESS

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IMF Wants To Know What PetroCaribe Money Was Used For In St Vincent

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Hits:101 Business Sourced Information

IMF Wants To Know What PetroCaribe Money Was Used For In St Vincent

(Caribbean News Now) WASHINGTON, USA -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is monitoring the potential impact of Venezuela's...

Digicel Accused Of Violating Network Policy

Monday 24th November, 2014 Hits:176 Business Sourced Information

Digicel Accused Of Violating Network Policy

(Antigua Observer) CASTRIES, St Lucia – Telecommunications Company Digicel has been found to be in breach of the principle of...

Royal Bank Of Canada To Close Caribbean Wealth-Management Business

Monday 24th November, 2014 Hits:187 Business Sourced Information

Royal Bank Of Canada To Close Caribbean Wealth-Management Business

(Caribbean News Now) TORONTO, Canada -- Royal Bank of Canada plans to close its wealth management operations in the Caribbean,...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Calvin S Designs Destroyed In Fire

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Hits:107 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Calvin S Designs Destroyed In Fire

(Antigua Observer) ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Thousands of dollars worth of creations by renowned fashion designer Calvin “Calvin S” Southwell...

Katy Perry To Play Superbowl Halftime Show

Monday 24th November, 2014 Hits:104 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Katy Perry To Play Superbowl Halftime Show

(People) Katy Perry will be coming at football fans like a "Dark Horse" this Super Bowl.    The National Football League has...

Soca Monarch semis move to the Greens

Monday 24th November, 2014 Hits:102 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Soca Monarch semis move to the Greens

(Trinidad and Tobago Newsday) It was not Christmas in Port-of-Spain but Carnival as the 2015 International Soca Monarch competition was...