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Man Shot, Companions Attempt Carjacking

Man Shot, Companions Attempt Carjacking

Saturday 4th July, 2015 Hits:127 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  One man is hospitalized and another in police custody following a shooting and an attempting carjacking. Akeem Chumney of McKnight is said to have part of a small group walking through the Circus in Basseterre at around midnight Friday, when an attacker or attackers opened fire on them.  Chumney was struck about his body. Reports are that his companions then tried to commandeer a Domino's delivery vehicle as it drove through the Circus.  The Domino's driver was hit in the face and eventually pulled from the vehicle which was still moving.  The open car door struck a...

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DR says it will cooperate with migration policy inquiry

DR says it will cooperate with migration policy inquiry

Saturday 4th July, 2015 Hits:35 Local Ken Richards

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Dominican Republic says it will cooperate with an Organization of American States (OAS) inquiry into its migration policies. According to a BBC report, the OAS is sending a team to Santo Domingo after thousands of migrants left for Haiti in recent weeks. Dominican authorities say these migrants left voluntarily after a registration programme for undocumented migrants expired. But Haitian officials have accused the authorities of using force. Speaking after the OAS announcement, the Dominican Republic’s Interior Minister Ramon Fadul said: "We have nothing to hide because what we are doing is applying our laws on migration...

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ECTEL keeping an eye on Flow/C&W merger

ECTEL keeping an eye on Flow/C&W merger

Saturday 4th July, 2015 Hits:42 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): An investigation is warranted into the Cable and Wireless acquisition of fellow telecoms company Columbus International, according to the CARICOM Competition Commission. The CCC says it arrived at that conclusion after completing its preliminary examination of the agreement between the two companies. The Commission has signaled its intention to hold consultations with the member states concerned to determine and agree on its jurisdiction to investigate the business transaction. The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) is also keeping an eye on the merger. ECTEL Managing Director Embert Charles says three of its five member states will be affected...

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Douglas embraces opposition role

Douglas embraces opposition role

Saturday 4th July, 2015 Hits:76 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Former Prime Minister Denzil Douglas says he has no problem being the federation’s opposition leader. Dr. Douglas came under fire in parliament during Tuesday’s sitting of the House from Team Unity government minister Ian Patches Liburd. The former prime minister told the House that he had performed and achieved much as head of government, and was proud of his long stint as the country’s leader. Dr. Douglas also had to contend with comments from foreign affairs minister Mark Brantley, about his demotion from prime minister to opposition leader. The Douglas administration was criticized for allegedly deliberately preventing...

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Prosecutors discuss money laundering, corruption

Prosecutors discuss money laundering, corruption

Saturday 4th July, 2015 Hits:42 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Chief prosecutors from Commonwealth countries in the Caribbean met this week in intense discussions on the recurrent issues of corruption and money laundering and the recovery of the proceeds of these crimes. The conference organized by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), was held in St. Lucia for three-days with directors of public prosecutions and heads of prosecutions of anti-corruption agencies from the Caribbean exchange ideas and exploring best practice options in their respective jurisdictions. Calvin Wilson, the Executive Director of the CFATF spoke to WINN FM news recently about the conference and the issues...

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Nevis Tourism Authority's Nevis Mango and Food Festival commences later today

Friday 3rd July, 2015 Hits:78 Press Releases Sourced Information

Nevis Tourism Authority's Nevis Mango and Food Festival commences later today

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (July 03, 2015) -- Activities for the Nevis Tourism Authority's (NTA) Nevis Mango and Food Festival will...

PM Harris Highlights Ongoing Initiatives In National Security

Friday 3rd July, 2015 Hits:54 Press Releases Sourced Information

PM Harris Highlights Ongoing Initiatives In National Security

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): During remarks at a sitting of the St. Kitts and Nevis Parliament on Tuesday (June 30),...

Recruiting And Civilianization Will Put More "Boots" On The Beat

Friday 3rd July, 2015 Hits:78 Press Releases Sourced Information

Recruiting And Civilianization Will Put More "Boots" On The Beat

  Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): As the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force charts the way forward, ensuring the human...

Amory Says Labour Laws Will Underpin All Actions

Thursday 2nd July, 2015 Hits:91 Press Releases Sourced Information

Amory Says Labour Laws Will Underpin All Actions

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Employers and employees have been promised that the Department of Labour is committed to improving conditions...

CARICOM Ambassadors Met with His Excellency Andres Navarro Garcia, Foreign Minister of the Dominican Republic

Thursday 2nd July, 2015 Hits:81 Press Releases Sourced Information

CARICOM Ambassadors Met with  His Excellency Andres Navarro Garcia, Foreign Minister of the Dominican Republic

(MFA) –  Foreign Minister of the Dominican Republic H.E. Andres Navarro Garcia on Tuesday, 30th June 2015 addressed The Permanent...

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Venezuela’s Claims On Guyana Have Dire Implications For Region – Granger Tells CARICOM

Friday 3rd July, 2015 Hits:89 Regional Sourced Information

Venezuela’s Claims On Guyana Have Dire Implications For Region – Granger Tells CARICOM

(Kaieteur News) Venezuela’s aggression towards Guyana has dire implications for the entire region, Head of State, David Granger, told top...

Packed Agenda For CARICOM Summit

Friday 3rd July, 2015 Hits:55 Regional Sourced Information

Packed Agenda For CARICOM Summit

(Caribbean News Now) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados  -- When Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders started their 36th regular summit in Barbados on Thursday,...

Police, protesters clash in Netherlands over death of Caribbean man after arrest

Thursday 2nd July, 2015 Hits:130 Regional Sourced Information

Police, protesters clash in Netherlands over death of Caribbean man after arrest

(Reuters) Violence broke out in The Hague on Monday as police clashed with protesters demonstrating against the death of a...

SPORTS

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St Kitts and Nevis table tennis team departs for Caribbean TT Championship in Martinique

Saturday 4th July, 2015 Hits:46 Sports Sourced Information

St Kitts and Nevis table tennis team departs for Caribbean TT Championship in Martinique

The St Kitts and Nevis contingent left on Thursday 2nd July 2015 for Martinique to represent the Federation at the...

Bravura Dustin Brown display sends Rafael Nadal crashing out of Wimbledon

Friday 3rd July, 2015 Hits:79 Sports Sourced Information

Bravura Dustin Brown display sends Rafael Nadal crashing out of Wimbledon

(The Guardian) Rafael Nadal was knocked out of Wimbledon in the first week for the third time in four years,...

T&T officially upgraded to Olympic 4x1 silver

Friday 3rd July, 2015 Hits:77 Sports Sourced Information

T&T officially upgraded to Olympic 4x1 silver

(Trinidad Express) It’s official! The 2012 Olympic Games men’s 4x100 metres silver medal goes to Trinidad and Tobago. “This is bitter-sweet,”...

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Tortuga Rum Cakes Makes Inroads via US Shopping Channel

Friday 3rd July, 2015 Hits:65 Business Sourced Information

Tortuga Rum Cakes Makes Inroads via US Shopping Channel

(Jamaica Observer) TORTUGA Rum Cakes continues to make inroads into the US market via a prime position on the popular...

Puerto Rico Governor: Creditors Should Help Solve Crisis

Friday 3rd July, 2015 Hits:48 Business Sourced Information

Puerto Rico Governor: Creditors Should Help Solve Crisis

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Rico's governor said Thursday that creditors are responsible for helping the U.S. island...

Preliminary ruling from Caricom Competition Commission: Probe CWC/Columbus merger

Thursday 2nd July, 2015 Hits:98 Business Sourced Information

Preliminary ruling from Caricom Competition Commission: Probe CWC/Columbus merger

(Trinidad Guardian) The Caricom Competition Commission says there are grounds for an investigation of the US$3 billion acquisition of Columbus...

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Sean 'Diddy' Combs Won't Face Felony Charges Over UCLA Scuffle

Friday 3rd July, 2015 Hits:62 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Won't Face Felony Charges Over UCLA Scuffle

(People) Sean "Diddy" Combs won't face felony assault and battery charges stemming from his dispute with a UCLA football coach...

Thicke: Distracted By Failing Marriage During Music Case

Thursday 2nd July, 2015 Hits:95 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Thicke: Distracted By Failing Marriage During Music Case

NEW YORK (AP) -- Robin Thicke says the deposition for the "Blurred Lines" case took a backseat to his crumbling...

Trump's Miss USA pageant finds new broadcaster after NBC drops show

Thursday 2nd July, 2015 Hits:79 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Trump's Miss USA pageant finds new broadcaster after NBC drops show

(Reuters) The independent U.S. cable network REELZ will telecast the Miss USA pageant on July 12, the company announced on...

TECH NEWS

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CTR # 28: Jamaica's Opposition Call for Security Audit

Saturday 4th July, 2015 Hits:26 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 28: Jamaica's Opposition Call for Security Audit

In the aftermath of the June 24th  cyber attacks on a number of the Jamaican Government websites, Dr. Andrew Wheatley,...

CTR # 27: Open Data, Presents Wealth Creation Opportunities

Saturday 27th June, 2015 Hits:232 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 27: Open Data, Presents Wealth Creation Opportunities

  That's the view of Jamaican Min. of State for Science, Technology, Energy and Mining,  Julian Robinson. The minister was speaking...

CTR # 26: Deloitte Tells Business Leaders, “Deal with Digital Disruption”

Monday 22nd June, 2015 Hits:279 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 26: Deloitte Tells Business Leaders, “Deal with Digital Disruption”

That was the message delivered last week by Digital Practice Lead for consultancy firm Deloitte, at the Digital Disruption And...

CTR # 25: Not Enough Focus on Online Security

Friday 12th June, 2015 Hits:503 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 25: Not Enough Focus on Online Security

Not Enough Focus on Online Security  The threats to their security online are real but, Caribbean nations are still not doing...

CTR # 24: St. Kitts and Nevis Participates in OECS e-Payments Forum

Saturday 6th June, 2015 Hits:490 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 24: St. Kitts and Nevis Participates in OECS e-Payments Forum

St. Kitts and Nevis Participates in OECS e-Payments Forum Rodney Bay, St. Lucia was the venue for the Competitive Business Unit's...