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2014-2015 Carnival Season officially opens

2014-2015 Carnival Season officially opens

Saturday 22nd November, 2014 Hits:53 Local Staff Writer

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The bursting colors in the sky and the sounds of fireworks in Basseterre Friday evening marked the official opening of the 2014-2015 Carnival season. The opening, which took place behind the National Museum, featured a preview of the events that will comprise the carnival celebrations, including the National Carnival Senior Queen pageant and the Haynes Smith Talented Teen.  Minister of Culture Marcella Liburd declared carnival officially open and encouraged patrons to come out and support the events. She also encouraged them to be responsible to ensure that Sugar Mas 43 will be a safe one.    Click below...

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St. Kitts Eco Park officially opens

St. Kitts Eco Park officially opens

Friday 21st November, 2014 Hits:368 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St. Kitts’ newest tourist attraction, the St. Kitts Eco Park officially opened on Friday during an opening ceremony at the Park. Attended by government officials, dignitaries and invited guests, the St. Kitts Eco Park located at Sir Gillies Estate just outside Sandy Point on the way to Newton Ground, boasts a vast array of greenery, flowers, crops, fruit trees and lush vegetation with Mount Liamuiga in the backdrop. The Park contains a greenhouse, said to be the largest of its kind in the Caribbean and buildings with historic archways dubbed green structures because of the...

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Condor says BHS issue could have been avoided

Condor says BHS issue could have been avoided

Friday 21st November, 2014 Hits:322 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Sam Condor is suggesting the Basseterre High School situation could have been avoided had the government accepted his submissions for maintenance for schools on the island while he was in cabinet. The environmental health situation at the Basseterre High School persists forcing another shift system to be implemented with the Washington Archibald High School for the rest of the term. After complaints from some teachers and students at the Basseterre High School that the environment there is causing some skin and respiratory issues, a four-panel arbitration team announced...

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Who is the High Court Registrar?

Who is the High Court Registrar?

Friday 21st November, 2014 Hits:1070 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Where is High Court Registrar Janine Harris-Lake?  WINN FM understands that she's sitting in a Basseterre office doing nothing. Ms Harris-Lake was suddenly sent on extended leave last September.  When due to return to work in December she was informed in writing by the Minister of Justice Patrice Nisbett that she had been redeployed to the post of Director Legal Reform, a position that had not previously existed. Reports are that Ms Harris-Lake has not been appointed to the new post, and the person currently carrying out the duties of High Court Registrar is not appointed either. Mrs....

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Constitutional Motion Case Postponed

Constitutional Motion Case Postponed

Friday 21st November, 2014 Hits:753 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The constitutional motion case brought by Team Unity was adjourned Thursday by High Court judge Marlene Carter, after the defendants said they hadn't been given enough time to prepare for the matter.   The matter deals with the non-tabling of a motion of no confidence, and is seeking to get the court to order the Speaker to give priority to the no confidence motion at the next sitting of the House.   "We represent the Speaker, he was served two days ago (Tuesday).  The rules require that the defendant must have 14 days in which to acknowledge service, and...

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PRESS RELEASES

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Remarkable Teens Awarded For Achievement

Friday 21st November, 2014 Hits:157 Press Releases Sourced Information

Remarkable Teens Awarded For Achievement

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The November 19th staging of the 25 Most Remarkable Teens Award in St. Kitts and Nevis...

Students To Get Trained To Provide High-End Hospitality Services

Friday 21st November, 2014 Hits:123 Press Releases Sourced Information

Students To Get Trained To Provide High-End Hospitality Services

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The Federation's goal of providing high-end tourism is being realized with the implementation of an OECS...

Residents Welcome Increased Police Visibility

Friday 21st November, 2014 Hits:143 Press Releases Sourced Information

Residents Welcome Increased Police Visibility

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Residents around St. Kitts and Nevis have welcomed the increased presence of police throughout the communities...

LIAT launches its Early Bird special fares

Friday 21st November, 2014 Hits:151 Press Releases Sourced Information

LIAT launches its Early Bird special fares

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, November 21, 2014 - LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, has launched its Early Bird promotion, which enables passengers...

Boddie gets scholarship to pursue course in Colombia

Thursday 20th November, 2014 Hits:249 Press Releases Sourced Information

Boddie gets scholarship to pursue course in Colombia

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, NOVEMBER 20TH 2014 (CUOPM) – The Federation's CARICOM Youth Ambassador, Ms. Sonia Boddie, has been awarded a...

REGIONAL

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Concerns mount over Bahamas immigration policy

Friday 21st November, 2014 Hits:152 Regional Sourced Information

Concerns mount over Bahamas immigration policy

(Caribbean News Now) NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Organization of American States (OAS) have both expressed...

T&T prime minister wants referendum on CCJ

Friday 21st November, 2014 Hits:120 Regional Sourced Information

T&T prime minister wants referendum on CCJ

(Jamaica Observer) PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad  -- Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says Trinidad and Tobago's move to replace the London-based...

Nationals under Ebola quarantine in homes

Thursday 20th November, 2014 Hits:250 Regional Sourced Information

Nationals under Ebola quarantine in homes

(Trinidad Newsday) “ONE or two” nationals returning from Ebola struck-West African countries are currently under quarantine in the safety of...

SPORTS

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WICB Task Force commences work

Thursday 20th November, 2014 Hits:322 Sports Sourced Information

WICB Task Force commences work

Bridgetown, Barbados – The West Indies Cricket Board Task Force comprising  chairman Michael Gordon and members Sir Wes Hall and...

Darren Bravo Opts Out Of WI Tour

Wednesday 19th November, 2014 Hits:389 Sports Sourced Information

Darren Bravo Opts Out Of WI Tour

(Trinidad Guardian) Middle order batsman Darren Bravo has opted out of the West Indies tour of South Africa, citing personal...

Reggae Boyz Defeat T&T To Take 2014 Caribbean Cup

Wednesday 19th November, 2014 Hits:362 Sports Sourced Information

Reggae Boyz Defeat T&T To Take 2014 Caribbean Cup

(Jamaica Observer) MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- Jamaica were crowned champions of the Caribbean Football Union Caribbean Cup after outscoring Trinidad...

BUSINESS

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Ministers defend CAL CEO’s package

Friday 21st November, 2014 Hits:143 Business Sourced Information

Ministers defend CAL CEO’s package

(Trinidad Express) Government ministers yesterday defended a US$33,000 (TT$211,000) monthly compensation package for Caribbean Airlines chief executive officer (CEO) Michael...

Trade Union body agrees to three year wage freeze

Wednesday 19th November, 2014 Hits:374 Business Sourced Information

Trade Union body agrees to three year wage freeze

(Caribbean 360 News) CASTRIES, St.Lucia – The St.Lucia Trade Union Federation (TUF) which groups most of the islands public sector...

Gov't Bans Importation Of Used And Reconditioned Vehicles

Wednesday 19th November, 2014 Hits:375 Business Sourced Information

Gov't Bans Importation Of Used And Reconditioned Vehicles

(Antigua Observer) ST JOHN’S, Antigua – A decision by Cabinet to ban the importation of used cars older than five...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Bill Cosby's New NBC Show IS No Longer In Development

Thursday 20th November, 2014 Hits:198 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Bill Cosby's New NBC Show IS No Longer In Development

(Huffington Post) NBC has confirmed to HuffPost Entertainment that a planned sitcom project with Bill Cosby is no longer in...

Saw's Alter Ego Out

Thursday 20th November, 2014 Hits:168 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Saw's Alter Ego Out

(Jamaica Observer) NEVER one for the conventional, Lady Saw enters new territory with her latest album, Alter Ego, which was...

Tracy Morgan Fighting "Severe Brain Injury"

Wednesday 19th November, 2014 Hits:350 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Tracy Morgan Fighting "Severe Brain Injury"

(Huffington Post) Tracy Morgan is still recovering from the brain trauma he sustained in a June car crash that left...