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Astaphan Says State Media Being Used As Arm Of Ruling Labour Party

Astaphan Says State Media Being Used As Arm Of Ruling Labour Party

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:470 Local Ken Richards

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  State-owned ZIZ has been praised for conducting discussions in the areas of music and sports, in which a wide range of interest groups are allowed to participate.  However, political activist Dwyer Astaphan, who is making the observation, says he would like to see further democratization of ZIZ, to embrace discussions that include politicians from all shades in the Federation. According to the former government minister, it is time for the current administration to stop using state-owned ZIZ as an arm of the governing Labour Party. "While it is possible for people of different opinions to sit and...

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Dominican Activist Says Reparations Must Involve Reordering the Caribbean Mind

Dominican Activist Says Reparations Must Involve Reordering the Caribbean Mind

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:330 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  The quest for reparations should be tied into a more holistic life for Caribbean people, according to Dominican activist Athie Martin. He has been commenting on the CARICOM initiative to get European nations which profited from the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade, to pay reparations to Caribbean states. "Because I do believe that while it's important to call for reparations, we must be careful not to call for it in a way that will deepen the dependency and the enslavements of the mind of our people, where we would think that somebody owes us this, so in some...

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Grant Decries Backlog in Justice System

Grant Decries Backlog in Justice System

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:388 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  A fair trial in a reasonable time – that’s what lawyer/politician Lindsay Grant is appealing for. Attorney Grant says there is need for reform of the justice system, to give a better deal to young men who find themselves too often trapped in the system. "We have hundreds of young men being incarcerated, being on remand for over a year.  Not having a trial.  That's a serious problem, because that goes to the root of our system...of democracy...How can you have persons in the prison, on remand for over a year without a trial, and if that...

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SKELEC: New Smart Readers Will Improve Bill Accuracy and Allow Customers to Track Usage Online

SKELEC: New Smart Readers Will Improve Bill Accuracy and Allow Customers to Track Usage Online

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:351 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  SKELEC is promising more accurate meter reading and the ability to closely monitor one’s own electricity consumption with the installation of its new Smart Readers. The Electricity Company will launch its first phase of its Smart Meter project next month in some 500 homes in the area that cover Bay View, Camps, West Farm and Boyds. PRO Gawain Fraites says the new meters will allow readings to be collected automatically, more accurately and faster and in time, allow customers to track their usage online.  The company also expects billing to be on time and says the smart...

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Nearly 400 Students to Graduate from Police MAGIC Programme

Nearly 400 Students to Graduate from Police MAGIC Programme

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:279 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  The police say they are optimistic that their efforts to better equip school students against a range of problems are helping make a difference. They have replaced the DARE programme with what is now being referred to as MAGIC: Mentoring, Advising, Guiding and Instructing Children. Close to 400 primary school students who have completed the programme are about to receive their certificates at a graduation ceremony on Wednesday. Police PRO, Inspector Lyndon David says the training sessions focused on a range of issues including bullying, peer pressure, cyber interference and drug abuse. "One, we have to ensure that our...

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PRESS RELEASES

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Momentum Grows As Kittitian Hill Names Carlos Salazar General Manager Of Bellmont Farm And Villas

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:116 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Momentum Grows As Kittitian Hill Names Carlos Salazar General Manager Of Bellmont Farm And Villas

  22 April 2014: Momentum continues to grow around the eagerly awaited Belle Mont Farm on Kittitian Hill, scheduled for completion...

St Kitts and Nevis Represented At CUT's Executive Council Meeting

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:91 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

St Kitts and Nevis Represented At CUT's Executive Council Meeting

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (CUOPM) - Caribbean leaders met in Suriname last week to push forward the region’s technology development agenda....

C'bean Leaders Must Create Right Mix To Attract Investors Says Antiguan Born Scholar

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:79 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

C'bean Leaders Must Create Right Mix To Attract Investors Says Antiguan Born Scholar

CaribPR Wire - NEW YORK, NY: "Caribbean leaders should encourage, embrace and affirm the flow of capital that is positive,...

RCL Represented At Annual District Conference

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:71 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

RCL Represented At Annual District Conference

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts:  Three members of the Rotary Club of Liamuiga (RCL) will leave St. Kitts this weekend to attend...

The Birthday Celebration of Sir Kennedy Simmonds and "The Measure of The Man"

Monday 21st April, 2014 Hits:295 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

The Birthday Celebration of Sir Kennedy Simmonds and "The Measure of The Man"

(PAM Secretariat): It was a gala of golden memories, filled with warm feelings and united spirits...and it brought great inspiration...

REGIONAL

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Four Days Left

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:165 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Four Days Left

(Antigua Observer)  ST JOHN’S, Antigua – If Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer does not make the call, Parliament will be dissolved...

Jamaica Reports Drop In Crime

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:61 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Jamaica Reports Drop In Crime

  (Carib Journal) Jamaica is seeing a “downward trend” in murders and other crimes, according to the country’s Minister of National...

Renewed Violence Erupts In Venezuela

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:75 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Renewed Violence Erupts In Venezuela

(Caribbean News Now) CARACAS, Venezuela -- Violence erupted again over the weekend in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas between police...

SPORTS

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Jamaica: Local Women's Football League To Get Huge Boost From FIFA

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:66 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Jamaica: Local Women's Football League To Get Huge Boost From FIFA

(Jamaica Observer) In its continuing effort to build and strengthen women’s football in Jamaica, the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will...

Harris Paint St Peters Wins Easter Cup 2014

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:72 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Harris Paint St Peters Wins Easter Cup 2014

  The playoffs took place on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th for the Easter Cup and both matches were played at...

Fraser-Pryce To Headline Shanghai Diamond League

Thursday 17th April, 2014 Hits:378 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Fraser-Pryce To Headline Shanghai Diamond League

(Jamaica Gleaner) Fraser-Pryce, a triple world sprint champion, tops a list of headline names that includes world hurdles champions David...

BUSINESS

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Banana Farmers Wanted In St Lucia

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:73 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Banana Farmers Wanted In St Lucia

(Dominica Vibes) CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The St. Lucia government says there is need for a new cadre of farmers...

New LIAT CEO Takes Office

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:59 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

New LIAT CEO Takes Office

 ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, April 22, 2014 – The newly appointed CEO of LIAT – The Caribbean Airline – arrived from...

BMA Executive Warns Of Link Between Crime And Rising Unemployment

Saturday 19th April, 2014 Hits:243 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

BMA Executive Warns Of Link Between Crime And Rising Unemployment

  (Antigua Observer) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados  – A senior private sector official has warned Barbadians to observe the link between a reduction...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Jay-Z and Beyonce Summer Tour: The Latest In 2014's Stadium Boom

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 Hits:84 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Jay-Z and Beyonce Summer Tour: The Latest In 2014's Stadium Boom

(Billboard) With sources confirming to Billboard that Jay Z and Beyonce will embark on a 20-city stadium tour in June,...

Singer Chris Brown's Assault Trial Delayed To Next Week

Saturday 19th April, 2014 Hits:188 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Singer Chris Brown's Assault Trial Delayed To Next Week

(Reuters) - Singer Chris Brown's assault trial was delayed on Friday, when a Washington, D.C., judge put off a verdict...

Prince Reaches Arrangement With Music Label

Saturday 19th April, 2014 Hits:183 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Prince Reaches Arrangement With Music Label

NEW YORK (AP) -- Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years...