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Economics professors makes case for devaluation, ECCB rejects the idea

Economics professors makes case for devaluation, ECCB rejects the idea

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:246 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A case for devaluation of currencies in the Caribbean pegged to the US dollar has been made by an economics professor, as a way to address the economic challenges facing the region. Dr. Nouriel Roubini, while speaking at a recent Caribbean economic forum on unlocking economic growth, said there are many advantages to having a stable currency but noted that the currency of many countries in the region are overvalued. “Of course there are many benefits from the stability of the currency and maintaining that currency’s stability, but to different degrees I think it’s fair...

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Appeal Court reserves judgment on Increase in Senators Bill

Appeal Court reserves judgment on Increase in Senators Bill

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:388 Local Clive Bacchus

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal reserved judgment on the legal challenge mounted by the government against Justice John Benjamin’s ruling that the Increase in Senator’s Bill was unconstitutional due to the “unlawful” participation of Attorney General Jason Hamilton.  Mr. Hamilton was sworn in as Senator and Attorney General simultaneously by the Governor General on the advice of Prime Minister Denzil Douglas at a time when there was no vacancy for a Senator and when senior government ministers Sam Condor and Dr. Timothy Harris had opposed efforts to increase the number of Senators in the Parliament....

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Cricket Commentator calls for resignation of Cameron and Hinds over West Indies abandoned tour of India

Cricket Commentator calls for resignation of Cameron and Hinds over West Indies abandoned tour of India

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:288 Local Clive Bacchus

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The enormous threat facing West Indies cricket has ignited heated debate about the competence and possible arrogance of the West Indies Cricket Board, the loyalty of the cricketers in the pay dispute, the integrity of the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) and the autocratic, self-serving leadership style that passes for good governance in a post-colonial Caribbean.   The premature end of the West Indies tour to India was reportedly due to a pay dispute over a contract signed between the WIPA and the WICB that the players claimed was signed without their consent or knowledge.  “Once again...

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Three young SKN football prospects in JA for Kickstart Program

Three young SKN football prospects in JA for Kickstart Program

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:164 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Three young footballers from St. Kitts and Nevis are currently in Jamaica for the next phase of the DIGICEL Kickstart program where they will play in matches watched by scouts with potential for scholarships and football opportunities overseas. The Kickstart program is done sponsored by DIGICEL in conjunction with the Chelsea Football Club Foundation of England and has been an ongoing initiative, drawing on talent in the Caribbean.  The Digicel and Chelsea has a three year relationship with the kickstart program. Steven Winnett, the international technical support officer with the Chelsea Football Club in the summer...

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Petro Caribe could be impacted by drop in oil prices

Petro Caribe could be impacted by drop in oil prices

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:150 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The reduction in the global cost of oil may translate in lower cost of energy in Caribbean countries but could impact the Petro Caribe arrangement. That’s the explanation of Alejandro Werner, the Director of the Western Hemisphere Department of the IMF. He was speaking at the press conference recently marking the close of the two-day IMF High Level Caribbean Forum in Montego Bay, Jamaica to discuss unlocking economic growth. “The decline in the cost of oil has a very positive effect on Jamaica and a lot to the Caribbean countries that are importers of oil...

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PRESS RELEASES

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Dieppe Bay Primary Wins Rotary Club Of Liamuiga Spelling Bee

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:100 Press Releases Sourced Information

Dieppe Bay Primary Wins Rotary Club Of Liamuiga Spelling Bee

Basseterre, St. Kitts - Ms Micahiah Cranston outlasted her 17 other competitors to emerge the champion of the Rotary Club...

Minister of Health Endorses Ebola Preparedness Efforts

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:78 Press Releases Sourced Information

Minister of Health Endorses Ebola Preparedness Efforts

Basseterre, St. Kitts: Minister of Health Honourable Marcella Liburd has commended local efforts to safeguard and prepare St. Kitts and...

New River quarry helping to reduce cost of NIA projects

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:181 Press Releases Sourced Information

New River quarry helping to reduce cost of NIA projects

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS – With the New River quarry back in the hands of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) and...

Another Large and Enthusiastic Turnout at Team UNITY’s Listening Tour Townhall at the Sandy Point Community Center

Thursday 30th October, 2014 Hits:274 Press Releases Sourced Information

Another Large and Enthusiastic Turnout at Team UNITY’s Listening Tour Townhall at the Sandy Point Community Center

Basseterre, St.Kitts (TUCOM):- Well over 300 persons packed the hall and surrounding area of the Sandy Point Community Center for...

Labour Minister Patrice Nisbett says it's time to examine the concept of profit sharing with the workers

Thursday 30th October, 2014 Hits:220 Press Releases Sourced Information

Labour Minister Patrice Nisbett says it's time to  examine the concept of profit sharing with the workers

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, OCTOBER 30TH 2014 (CUOPM) – The industrial enclave and the development of the hospitality sector in St....

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Sick Visitor Triggers Ebola Response Protocol In Bahamas

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:136 Regional Sourced Information

Sick Visitor Triggers Ebola Response Protocol In Bahamas

(Caribbean News Now) NASSAU, Bahamas -- A woman traveling to The Bahamas from the United States on Wednesday triggered the...

Pilot Killed, Co-Pilot Missing After Plane Crashes In Caribbean Sea

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:123 Regional Sourced Information

Pilot Killed, Co-Pilot Missing After Plane Crashes In Caribbean Sea

  (Caribbean 360 News) PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten — The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard is searching off St. Maarten for the co-pilot...

Ship Denied Entry To St Vincent Following Report Of Crew Exhibiting Ebola Symptoms

Thursday 30th October, 2014 Hits:245 Regional Sourced Information

Ship Denied Entry To St Vincent Following Report Of Crew Exhibiting Ebola Symptoms

(Caribbean 360 News) KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent - St. Vincent and the Grenadines earlier this month denied an oil tanker entry...

SPORTS

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Three young SKN football prospects in JA for Kickstart Program

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:75 Sports Andre Huie

Three young SKN football prospects in JA for Kickstart Program

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Three young footballers from St. Kitts and Nevis are currently in Jamaica for the next...

Church Ground Massives Dunk Dynasty Ballers

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:104 Sports Curtis Morton

Church Ground Massives Dunk Dynasty Ballers

It was a one sided contest and some referred to it as a ‘blow-out.’  However, the youthful Dynasty Ballers two,...

Gonsalves Proposes CARICOM Intervention

Thursday 30th October, 2014 Hits:250 Sports Sourced Information

Gonsalves Proposes CARICOM Intervention

(Jamaica Gleaner) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: St Vincent's prime minister, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, is advocating the assembling of a three-member CARICOM panel...

BUSINESS

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PM Brown Targets The Wealthy

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:131 Business Sourced Information

PM Brown Targets The Wealthy

(Antigua Observer) ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda Gaston Browne has announced plans, by government, to...

C'bean Tourism Sector Warned To Make Better Use Of Technology Or Risk Losing Competition

Thursday 30th October, 2014 Hits:204 Business Sourced Information

C'bean Tourism Sector Warned To Make Better Use Of Technology Or Risk Losing Competition

(SCARBOROUGH, Tobago) -- If the Caribbean tourism industry is not prepared to cater to visitors in this new digital age,...

Gov't Eyes Pay Increase For Public Sector Workers

Thursday 30th October, 2014 Hits:189 Business Sourced Information

Gov't Eyes Pay Increase For Public Sector Workers

(Jamaica Observer) THE Government is expected to make a pay increase offer to trade unions representing its employees when negotiations...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Robin Thicke & Pharrell Lose First Round Of 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit

Friday 31st October, 2014 Hits:81 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Robin Thicke & Pharrell Lose First Round Of 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit

(Huffington Post) Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams lost the first round of their "Blurred Lines" lawsuit against Marvin Gaye's estate....

No Stopping Carnival

Thursday 30th October, 2014 Hits:207 Entertainment News Sourced Information

No Stopping Carnival

(Trinidad Express) Carnival 2015 is on. Both Minister of Arts and Multiculturalism Dr Lincoln Douglas and National Security Minister Gary Griffith...

Sugar Mas 43 Launches This Friday

Tuesday 28th October, 2014 Hits:375 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Sugar Mas 43 Launches This Friday

The National Carnival Committee is hereby announcing the date for the launch of Sugar Mas 43. This year's extravaganza is slated...