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PM Announces Ambassadorial and board Appointments

PM Announces Ambassadorial and board Appointments

Thursday 28th May, 2015 Hits:1 Local Staff Writer

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Deputy leader of the Peoples Labour Party, Sam Condor is appointed Ambassador to the United Nations. Prime Minister  Dr Timothy Harris made the announcement at a press conference Wednesday. Below is a portion of the text of the Prime Minister’s announcement. Ambassadorial Appointments  (1)Mr Sam Condor is designated Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Representative to the United Nations.  This appointment will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Mr. Delano Bart Q.C.  Mr. Condor, a former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs has what it takes to commence this assignment and deliver results from...

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Police, Gov't talk tough on crime

Police, Gov't talk tough on crime

Wednesday 27th May, 2015 Hits:606 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): With the recent rise in gun crimes in the federation, the police are prepared to take charge of the crime situation, says Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of crime, Ian Queeley. ACP Queeley says within the short term, there will be a heightened presence of police in the community.  ACP Queeley says the police would be digging into colder cases to make arrests for crimes that have been unsolved. He adds that problems emanating from single parents families are contributing to the crime situation.  Despite a spike in gun crimes, the police are reporting a...

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Ram's management issues CCTV footage of robbery, $10,000 reward offered

Ram's management issues CCTV footage of robbery, $10,000 reward offered

Wednesday 27th May, 2015 Hits:777 Local Andre Huie

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The management of Rams Wholesale has released CCTV footage of the robbery which took place on Friday afternoon between 3:50pm and 4pm. An undisclosed sum of money was stolen from Rams Wholesale on Friday May 22 after a senior level employee was attacked.  The footage shows one of the robbers standing in the corridor wearing a light green shirt, a broad rim fedora-type hat and a one-strap black bag flung around his shoulder. His face appeared partially covered.  He began handing out what appeared to be paper or booklets to persons who arrived and were...

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Another call for the CCJ

Another call for the CCJ

Wednesday 27th May, 2015 Hits:296 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Another call is being made for Caribbean commonwealth countries to make the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as their final court of appeal. The most recent call comes from attorney and social commentator Denise Alleyne in a recent WINN FM commentary. In the WINN Fm commentary, Ms. Alleyne contends that for Caribbean countries to assert independence, it should not be tied to its colonial past by still maintaining the Privy Council as its final court. Ms. Alleyne says the CCJ has broken new ground in the short time it has been in existence. The Caribbean Court of...

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WINN FM Feature: Agriculture For Development

WINN FM Feature: Agriculture For Development

Wednesday 27th May, 2015 Hits:196 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):Despite the advent of the tourism industry in St. Kitts and Nevis about a decade after the closure of the sugar industry, the Federation still seeks to develop its agriculture sector. In this special WINN FM News feature, we look at one of those developments within the sector—the use of shade house and green house technology. The Agriculture Department deems the use of this technology as a means of boosting crop production, sustainable food production and food security; combating effects of climate change. One of the first entities to move this towards this initiative is the...

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PRESS RELEASES

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Parents Urged To Give Full Support To Children Preparing For Test Of Standards

Thursday 28th May, 2015 Hits:35 Press Releases Sourced Information

Parents Urged To Give Full Support To Children Preparing For Test Of Standards

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Primary school students in St. Kitts and Nevis about to sit "Test of Standards" exams have...

Government Announces Reforms In National Security

Thursday 28th May, 2015 Hits:61 Press Releases Sourced Information

Government Announces Reforms In National Security

Basseterre, St. Kitts  (SKNIS): A new point man has been selected to streamline efficiencies in law enforcement and move forward...

Local Officials Prepare For 104th International Labour Conference

Thursday 28th May, 2015 Hits:31 Press Releases Sourced Information

Local Officials Prepare For 104th International Labour Conference

Basseterre, St. Kitts  (SKNIS): A six-man delegation from St. Kitts and Nevis will join counterparts from 185 member states of...

Ambassadorial Appointments Announced By Prime Minister Harris

Thursday 28th May, 2015 Hits:56 Press Releases Sourced Information

Ambassadorial Appointments Announced By Prime Minister Harris

Basseterre, St. Kitts  (SKNIS): Citing the need to have "the right people at the right place" St. Kitts and Nevis...

Youth Discuss Development Of Local Tourism Matters

Wednesday 27th May, 2015 Hits:119 Press Releases Sourced Information

Youth Discuss Development Of Local Tourism Matters

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Syneja Richards of the Washington Archibald High School will represent St. Kitts as junior minister at...

REGIONAL

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Regional Governments to Pump $5M More in LIAT

Thursday 28th May, 2015 Hits:72 Regional Sourced Information

Regional Governments to Pump $5M More in LIAT

(Caribbean News Service) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 28 2015 – Barbados and the three other LIAT shareholder governments have agreed to...

AG: Extradition process has begun

Thursday 28th May, 2015 Hits:65 Regional Sourced Information

AG: Extradition process has begun

(Trinidad Express) Attorney General Gar­vin Nicholas says the extradition process has already begun for former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner to...

Warner brothers plead guilty - face 20 years in prison

Wednesday 27th May, 2015 Hits:251 Regional Sourced Information

Warner brothers plead guilty - face 20 years in prison

(Trinidad Express) Jack Warner said this morning that he only knew that the US Justice Department was looking to arrest...

SPORTS

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Lara slams Chanderpaul’s axing, calls for player’s reinstatement

Thursday 28th May, 2015 Hits:77 Sports Sourced Information

Lara slams Chanderpaul’s axing, calls for player’s reinstatement

(Jamaica Observer) PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Batting great Brian Lara has blasted the decision by West Indies selectors to...

UEFA Backs Off FIFA Presidential Vote Boycott

Thursday 28th May, 2015 Hits:43 Sports Sourced Information

UEFA Backs Off FIFA Presidential Vote Boycott

ZURICH (AP) European soccer nations say they will not boycott the FIFA congress, where Sepp Blatter is up for re-election...

Nevis Under 15’S Impressive In First Round Matches

Wednesday 27th May, 2015 Hits:89 Sports Curtis Morton

Nevis Under 15’S Impressive In First Round Matches

The Nevis under fifteen Cricket team has started very impressively in the first round of matches in the Leeward Islands...

BUSINESS

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Barbados Tourism Sector Records Double Digit Growth

Thursday 28th May, 2015 Hits:136 Business Sourced Information

Barbados Tourism Sector Records Double Digit Growth

(CTO) BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS – Barbados’ tourism sector broke a 25-year record during the first quarter of 2015 to reach 171,471...

Caribbean to improve climate resilience with US$10 million programme

Thursday 28th May, 2015 Hits:39 Business Sourced Information

Caribbean to improve climate resilience with US$10 million programme

(Caribbean News Now) WASHINGTON, USA -- The Caribbean region will increase its resilience to climate change by enhancing the adaptive...

EU outlines plans to make multinationals pay their share of tax

Wednesday 27th May, 2015 Hits:88 Business Sourced Information

EU outlines plans to make multinationals pay their share of tax

(Reuters) The European Commission outlined plans on Wednesday to limit how much multinational companies can reduce taxes on their European...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Bunji, Fay Ann To Hit Glastonbury Festival With Soca In June

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:100 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Bunji, Fay Ann To Hit Glastonbury Festival With Soca In June

(Etcetera Buzz) Trinidad and Tobago soca star, Bunji Garlin will headline one of the key dance stages at the legendary...

Lawyer Says Allegations B.B. King Was Poisoned 'Ridiculous'

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:83 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Lawyer Says Allegations B.B. King Was Poisoned 'Ridiculous'

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final...

St. Kitts Music Festival adds Jason Derulo to Stellar Lineup

Saturday 23rd May, 2015 Hits:205 Entertainment News Sourced Information

St. Kitts Music Festival adds Jason Derulo to Stellar Lineup

BASSETERRE (23rd May 2015): R&B star Jason Derulo joins a star-studded lineup of performers on the 19th Annual St. Kitts...

TECH NEWS

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CTR # 22: CFBC Students meet App Developer and Author

Sunday 24th May, 2015 Hits:35 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 22: CFBC Students meet App Developer and Author

CFBC Students meet App Developer and Author  First and second year students of Clarence Fitzroy Bryant's Technical Division, in St. Kitts...

CTR # 21: Jamaica to Host Regional Hack-a-thon

Saturday 16th May, 2015 Hits:315 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 21: Jamaica to Host Regional Hack-a-thon

 Jamaica to Host Regional Hack-a-thon  Jamaican Minister for Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Julian Robinson, said that the Hack-a-thon scheduled...

CTR #20: Cayman's Government is Facing IT Vulnerabilities

Saturday 9th May, 2015 Hits:355 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR #20: Cayman's Government is Facing IT Vulnerabilities

Barbados to host Interconnection Peering Forum  In previous editions, we've covered reports of the creation of national Internet Exchange Points (IXPs)...

CTR #19: Virtual Platform Connects Bahamian Craft Vendors to World Market

Monday 4th May, 2015 Hits:494 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR #19: Virtual Platform Connects Bahamian Craft Vendors to World Market

Virtual Platform Connects Bahamian Craft Vendors to World Market A program designed to expand market access for Bahamian family island handicraft...

CTR #18: Barbados Leads Caribbean in Effective use of ICT

Monday 27th April, 2015 Hits:533 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR #18: Barbados Leads Caribbean in Effective use of ICT

Barbados Leads Caribbean in Effective use of ICT The World Economic Forum, released the, Network Readiness Index for 2015, and it...