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Three Party Coalition Sign Charlestown Accord to Give Nevis a Better Deal

Three Party Coalition Sign Charlestown Accord to Give Nevis a Better Deal

Thursday 18th December, 2014 Hits:149 Local Ken Richards

  St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The three political parties making up opposition alliance Team Unity on Wednesday signed an Accord they describe as historic.   The opposition grouping says the Charlestown Accord is "the formalization of a number of commitments made by Team UNITY to the people of Nevis".   Team Unity is boasting that this is the first time that any such accord has been signed between political entities in St. Kitts and Nevis on behalf of the peoples of both islands "prior to an election".   The accord was signed by leader of the People's Action Movement Shawn Richards, Premier Vance Amory on behalf...

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Obama resets US relations with Cuba, announces Embassy for Havana

Obama resets US relations with Cuba, announces Embassy for Havana

Wednesday 17th December, 2014 Hits:681 Local Clive Bacchus

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): President Barrack Obama is resetting an almost 50 –year- old USA policy of isolating Cuba.     Wednesday, Mr. Obama said he instructed Secretary of State John Kerry to immediately begin discussions with Cuba to re-establish diplomatic relations, and that the U.S. will re-open an embassy in Havana, and will also allow some travel and trade that had been banned since 1961.    "Neither the American nor Cuban people are well-served by a rigid policy that's rooted in events that took place before most of us were born," Mr. Obama said.   The announcement was made after a prisoner exchange with...

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Opposition Alliance Wants Higher Minimum Wage Rate

Opposition Alliance Wants Higher Minimum Wage Rate

Wednesday 17th December, 2014 Hits:599 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The minimum wage increase that took effect on November 1 doesn't go far enough, according to opposition alliance Team Unity.   However Labour Minister Patrice Nisbett says the measure is bang on target.   The minister defended the increase as being adequate during last week's parliamentary debate on the 2015 national budget.   He pointed out that Basseterre leads the OECS with the highest minimum wage.   The new rate is nine dollars per hour or 360 dollars per week.   Minister Nisbett indicated that consultations on the matter led to suggestions that a higher rate could impact negatively.   He argued, based on feedback his ministry...

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Unexpected Wins 'Best of the Rest'

Unexpected Wins 'Best of the Rest'

Wednesday 17th December, 2014 Hits:515 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Unexpected’s Rum Shop Melee got the nod from the judges and the fans on Tuesday night.  The popular calypsonian known for his extempo prowess, earned 208 points from the judges and garnered the most enthusiastic response from the crowd, to be named Best of the Rest Monarch for Sugar Mas 43, and be declared "The People’s Choice." The People's Choice Award was selected by the audience via acclamation in a survey conducted by Emcees Calypso Reggie and Sandra B.  The winner is decided based on who got the loudest cheers from patrons, when they were asked...

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Governing Labour Party and NRP Confirm Alliance

Governing Labour Party and NRP Confirm Alliance

Tuesday 16th December, 2014 Hits:1327 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Faced with a three-party alliance known as Team Unity, the governing Labour Party has indicated that it is teaming up formally with the Nevis Reformation Party.   Prime Minister Denzil Douglas announced Tuesday that his Labour Party and the NRP will in on Thursday (December 18) unveil a draft agreement formalizing what he described as a spirit of cooperation, collaboration and commitment for the national good.   The Douglas administration already has one Nevisian in its Cabinet – foreign affairs minister Patrice Nisbett.   The prime minister says building on and strengthening the bonds between St Kitts and Nevis is important...

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Speech by Cuban President Raul Castro on re-establishing U.S.-Cuba relations

Thursday 18th December, 2014 Hits:36 Press Releases Sourced Information

Speech by Cuban President Raul Castro on re-establishing U.S.-Cuba relations

Fellow countrymen,   Since my election as President of the State Council and Council of Ministers I have reiterated on many occasions...

Caribbean Action Plan for UNESCO World Heritage confirmed at Regional Meeting

Thursday 18th December, 2014 Hits:27 Press Releases Sourced Information

Caribbean Action Plan for UNESCO World Heritage confirmed at Regional Meeting

NATCOM (SKN) - Basseterre: The way forward for the Caribbean in terms of its World Heritage offerings was formalized at...

St. Kitts and Nevis welcomes U.S. policy change on Cuba relations

Thursday 18th December, 2014 Hits:40 Press Releases Sourced Information

St. Kitts and Nevis welcomes U.S. policy change on Cuba relations

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (CUOPM) - The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has welcomed the major changes in United States...

TEAM UNITY strengthens bonds between St.Kitts and Nevis with the signing of historic Charlestown Accord

Thursday 18th December, 2014 Hits:47 Press Releases Sourced Information

TEAM UNITY strengthens bonds between St.Kitts and Nevis  with the signing of  historic Charlestown Accord

Basseterre, St.Kitts (TUCOM):- Today, Wednesday December 17, 2014, TEAM UNITY signed the historic Charlestown Accord which outlines the mutual commitments...

Statement by the Hon. Shawn K. Richards On the ocassion of the signing of the historic “Charlestown Accord”

Wednesday 17th December, 2014 Hits:182 Press Releases Sourced Information

Statement by the Hon. Shawn K. Richards On the ocassion of the signing of the historic “Charlestown Accord”

It is an honour and delight to address you today on this historic occasion where we formally confirm the relationship...

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Gonsalves: Day of great rejoicing

Thursday 18th December, 2014 Hits:51 Regional Sourced Information

Gonsalves: Day of great rejoicing

(Nation News) Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders yesterday welcomed the shift in diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba.    St Vincent...

Jamaica Becomes Nigeria's Regional E-Passport Centre

Thursday 18th December, 2014 Hits:34 Regional Sourced Information

Jamaica Becomes Nigeria's Regional E-Passport Centre

(Jamaica Gleaner) In what has been dubbed a landmark move, the Nigerian government has set in motion plans to establish...

AP Sources: US, Cuba Seeks To Normalize Relations

Wednesday 17th December, 2014 Hits:159 Regional Sourced Information

AP Sources: US, Cuba Seeks To Normalize Relations

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States and Cuba will start talks on normalizing full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant...

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Celebrate with Your Team at This Year’s Carnival Cup

Thursday 18th December, 2014 Hits:34 Sports Sourced Information

Celebrate with Your Team at This Year’s Carnival Cup

Basseterre, St. Kitts - In the spirit of carnival, the SKNFA presents the Carnival Cup 2014-2015. After a very fiercely...

CPLT20 changes open doors for Cayman Islands cricketers

Wednesday 17th December, 2014 Hits:178 Sports Sourced Information

CPLT20 changes open doors for Cayman Islands cricketers

(Cayman 27) The Limacol Caribbean Premier League announced changes recently that could lead to a Cayman Islands player inking a...

CONCACAF names 13 Gold Cup host cities

Wednesday 17th December, 2014 Hits:194 Sports Sourced Information

CONCACAF names 13 Gold Cup host cities

  (Jamaica Observer) MIAMI, Florida -- The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced yesterday the 13...

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Dominica among World’s First Sustainable Destinations Top 100

Thursday 18th December, 2014 Hits:44 Business Sourced Information

Dominica among World’s First Sustainable Destinations Top 100

(Dominica Vibes) Roseau, Dominica –  Four leading sustainable tourism organizations created the world’s first Sustainable Destinations Global Top 100 list...

Barbados initials oil exploration licence with BHP Billiton

Thursday 18th December, 2014 Hits:42 Business Sourced Information

Barbados initials oil exploration licence with BHP Billiton

(Antigua Observer) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Barbados government says it has initialled an exploration licence with the international oil exploration...

T&T IS Spain's Fifth Largest Gas Supplier

Wednesday 17th December, 2014 Hits:143 Business Sourced Information

T&T IS Spain's Fifth Largest Gas Supplier

(Trinidad Guardian) T&T is Spain’s fifth largest gas supplier, Madrid-based EFECOM reported. Up to November, Spain’s consumption of natural gas...