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Carnival Liberty Pulls out of Dominica for Next Two Weeks

Carnival Liberty Pulls out of Dominica for Next Two Weeks

Saturday 25th April, 2015 Hits:1771 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  A week after a wave of concern rippled through the St. Kitts cruise industry over word that the Carnival Liberty would be making a weekly Friday call to Dominica, Dominica's Tourism Ministry is announcing a change of plans. According to a report in Dominica News Online, Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge described as “sad” an announcement that the Liberty would stop coming to Dominica for at least for the next two weeks. He said that that the government was doing all possible to ensure the commitment of future visits. Carnival Cruise Lines only recently began making limited calls to...

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Is National Bank's new Board a 'Rubber Stamp Board?'

Is National Bank's new Board a 'Rubber Stamp Board?'

Saturday 25th April, 2015 Hits:609 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts Nevis (WINN):  With a new Board of Directors of the St Kitts Nevis Anguilla National Bank appointed, comes grumblings in Opposition circles that the Team Unity administration has filled the Board with party supporters. According to the criticism being directed at the government, it, while in Opposition accused the then Denzil Douglas administration of packing boards with party hacks, it is now doing the same thing. But how accurate is that assessment? In a recent commentary on the appointing of public boards QC Charles Wilkin, the President of the local Bar Association, called for a new dispensation. "A position on a public board...

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Analyst Calls for State to Sell its Majority Shares in National Bank

Analyst Calls for State to Sell its Majority Shares in National Bank

Saturday 25th April, 2015 Hits:433 Local Clive Bacchus

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Financial Analyst Schneidman Warner believes that the St. Kitts and Nevis government should not own such a significant majority shared in the St Kitts Nevis Anguilla National Bank. "I do not think the government of St. Kitts and Nevis should own 51 percent shares in St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla National Bank.  I think the bank ought to become a private corporation...if government wants to maintain an interest, I do not think it should exceed between 30 to 35 percent...of the ownership f the bank," he tells WINN FM. "Let the people of St. Kitts and Nevis, give...

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Constituency Empowerment Office Reportedly Being Investigated for Misappropriation of State Funds

Constituency Empowerment Office Reportedly Being Investigated for Misappropriation of State Funds

Saturday 25th April, 2015 Hits:476 Local Clive Bacchus

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  The recently closed Constituency Empowerment Office is under investigation, according to a report in SKNVibes media. The online publication is reporting that Attorney General Vincent Byron Jr. has said there were questions about how money was disbursed from the agency.  WINN FM understands that government had sent home some 18 people - some terminated, others sent on vacation leave - after closing the Constituency Empowerment Office last Friday.  WINN’s efforts to get an official statement on the matter proved unsuccessful, though a top government source confirmed that the office had been 'disbanded.' SKNVibes reports Mr Byron as saying that...

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Blue Bell Recall

Blue Bell Recall

Saturday 25th April, 2015 Hits:228 Local Clive Bacchus

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards is urging shoppers not to purchase or consume Blue Bell products in the wake of a recall of ice cream, frozen yogurt and frozen snacks  by the parent company Blue Bell Creameries of Brenham Texas.  A press release Friday said the recalled products had also been distributed in the Caribbean including St Kitts and Nevis, and the Bureau had received an alert from the International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN) and the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Consumers should not eat any of the recalled products.  They should...

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PRESS RELEASES

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PM Harris Challenges New Soldiers To Do Their Duty With Honour And Integrity

Saturday 25th April, 2015 Hits:93 Press Releases Sourced Information

PM Harris Challenges New Soldiers To Do Their Duty With Honour And Integrity

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The initial transformation from civilian to soldier was concluded for the 16th Basic Military Course of...

Delisle Walwyn & Company Limited and Caribbean Alliance Insurance Donate to Cotton-Thomas Comprehensive School

Friday 24th April, 2015 Hits:92 Press Releases Sourced Information

Delisle Walwyn & Company Limited and Caribbean Alliance Insurance Donate to Cotton-Thomas Comprehensive School

The Management of Delisle Walwyn Group of Companies reached out to the Cotton Thomas Comprehensive School in their time of...

PM Harris: Fire And Rescue Services Important To Prosperity And Security

Friday 24th April, 2015 Hits:116 Press Releases Sourced Information

PM Harris:  Fire And Rescue Services Important To Prosperity And Security

“We want you to share in what we captured throughout the campaign in the last couple of months, between January...

Urgent Public Advisory – Blue Bell Ice Cream Products Recall

Friday 24th April, 2015 Hits:127 Press Releases Sourced Information

Urgent Public Advisory – Blue Bell Ice Cream Products Recall

Basseterre, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards has been notified, by the International Food Safety...

Labour Officials To Promote Occupational Safety And Health

Friday 24th April, 2015 Hits:90 Press Releases Sourced Information

Labour Officials To Promote Occupational Safety And Health

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Employers and employees across St. Kitts and Nevis will receive additional reminders about the importance of...

REGIONAL

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PM Forced To Abandon Motion

Saturday 25th April, 2015 Hits:123 Regional Sourced Information

PM Forced To Abandon Motion

(Trinidad Express) PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bisessar was yesterday forced to abandon an effort to interrupt a motion of no confidence...

Cancer 2nd leading cause of death in Barbados

Saturday 25th April, 2015 Hits:74 Regional Sourced Information

Cancer 2nd leading cause of death in Barbados

(Jamaica Observer) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Health Minister John Boyce says cancer is the second leading cause of death in Barbados. He...

Gov't Reveals Rescue Plan For ABIB

Friday 24th April, 2015 Hits:130 Regional Sourced Information

Gov't Reveals Rescue Plan For ABIB

(Antigua Observer) Government proposes to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in capital, as part of a plan to not...

SPORTS

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Kirani James Flies To 44.22 At The Drake Relays

Saturday 25th April, 2015 Hits:105 Sports Sourced Information

Kirani James Flies To 44.22 At The Drake Relays

(IAAF) Grenada’s London 2012 Olympic Games 400m gold medallist Kirani James showed stunning early season form when he flew around...

Narine called for suspect action again

Saturday 25th April, 2015 Hits:70 Sports Sourced Information

Narine called for suspect action again

(Trinidad Express) Embattled West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine has been reported yet again for having a suspected illegal bowling action,...

Bolt: Gay's Reduced Doping Ban Sends Wrong Message

Friday 24th April, 2015 Hits:143 Sports Sourced Information

Bolt: Gay's Reduced Doping Ban Sends Wrong Message

LONDON (AP) -- Usain Bolt believes Tyson Gay should have been thrown out of the sport for doping, calling his...

BUSINESS

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Development of private equity to be promoted across the Caribbean

Saturday 25th April, 2015 Hits:67 Business Sourced Information

Development of private equity to be promoted across the Caribbean

(Caribbean News Now) WASHINGTON, USA -- The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) -- a member...

Gov’t urged to go after ABIB principals

Saturday 25th April, 2015 Hits:65 Business Sourced Information

Gov’t urged to go after ABIB principals

(Antigua Observer) A former shareholder in the financially troubled Antigua & Barbuda Investment Bank (ABIB) is urging government to “go...

RBC Bahamas subsidiary faces allegations of complicity in tax fraud in France

Friday 24th April, 2015 Hits:126 Business Sourced Information

RBC Bahamas subsidiary faces allegations of complicity in tax fraud in France

(Caribbean News Now) TORONTO, Canada -- The Royal Bank of Canada said on Wednesday that a French judge has referred...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Bruce Jenner Comes Out As Transgender

Saturday 25th April, 2015 Hits:75 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Bruce Jenner Comes Out As Transgender

(Huffington Post) Bruce Jenner has come out as transgender. The 65-year-old made the revelation during a special with Diane Sawyer on...

Marc Anthony Goes Mogul, Launches His Own Entertainment Company Magnus Media

Friday 24th April, 2015 Hits:80 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Marc Anthony Goes Mogul, Launches His Own Entertainment Company Magnus Media

(Billboard) Salsa icon Marc Anthony is taking a cue from Jay Z and other music moguls and launching his own...

Beyoncé And Jay Z's Rumored Joint Album Reportedly To Premiere On Tidal

Friday 24th April, 2015 Hits:91 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Beyoncé And Jay Z's Rumored Joint Album Reportedly To Premiere On Tidal

(Huffington Post) It may be time to actually sign up for Tidal. The long-rumored Beyoncé and Jay Z joint album will...

TECH NEWS

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CTR # 17: 12 Year Old Dominican creates messenger app

Saturday 18th April, 2015 Hits:344 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 17: 12 Year Old Dominican creates messenger app

Dominican 12 Yr Old takes on WhatsApp et al The popularity of FaceBook Messenger and ubiquity of WhatsApp has not deterred...

CTR # 16: Incidence of Cyber-Crime are up by 66% over the Last 5 Years

Saturday 11th April, 2015 Hits:438 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 16: Incidence of Cyber-Crime are up by 66% over the Last 5 Years

Incidence of Cyber-Crime are up by 66% over the Last 5 Years Speaking at a cyber-security awareness seminar in the Bahamas,...

WINN Tech report: SKN Download speed ranks amongst the lowest

Monday 23rd March, 2015 Hits:2528 Tech News Sourced Information

WINN Tech report: SKN Download speed ranks amongst the lowest

St. Lucia Invests in Technology Sector Trainers from across St. Lucia, were invited to register for the opportunity to make their...

WINN Tech Roundup: Columbus, C&W Deal Hits Snag in Trinidad

Saturday 14th March, 2015 Hits:3027 Tech News Sourced Information

WINN Tech Roundup: Columbus, C&W Deal Hits Snag in Trinidad

  Caribbean Science Foundation Opens Applications for SPISE The Caribbean Science Foundation is inviting applications from Students, Teaching Assistance and Instructors for...

Winn FM Tech Round Up: Digicel, Viber and more

Wednesday 11th March, 2015 Hits:2873 Tech News Sourced Information

Winn FM Tech Round Up: Digicel, Viber and more

Canadian Military Provides Tech Training to Regional Defence Forces Some sixteen representatives from defence forces from from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados,...