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WINN FM Weekend Tech Round Up For Weekend of Feb 27th

WINN FM Weekend Tech Round Up For Weekend of Feb 27th

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:11 Local Sourced Information

  Lenovo Laptops Infected with Malware at Source In an era where every day the world is rocked by a new internet hack or cyber-crime story. Only die hard conspiracy theorists would not have been truly amazed to learn that the Chinese computer manufacturer knowingly infected their laptops with malware. Initially, it was thought that the software only enabled the manufacturer to send pop-up ads to the browser. However more detailed investigations has found that the malware was more intrusive and tracked browser activity and opened up the computer to more malicious attacks which could compromise the identity of the computer user, leading...

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AS I SEE THINGS: The people of St Kitts have spoken

AS I SEE THINGS: The people of St Kitts have spoken

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:365 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

As a relatively small country, both in terms of physical size and population, St Kitts and Nevis surely held the attention of many throughout the Caribbean and perhaps beyond for the past several months, leading up to that country’s general elections. In a nutshell, what we all witnessed was a serious interplay between the law and governance in a regional economy. After many months of legal manoeuverings over the issue of a no-confidence motion, brought against the then Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas by the Opposition in the House of Representatives, the country was plunged into another legal battle, this time...

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Family of slain Old Road man still reeling from his death

Family of slain Old Road man still reeling from his death

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:892 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The family of Irvin “Junie” Green of Main Street Old Road are still reeling from his death. Green’s partly decomposed body was found in his home on February 12th after he was shot and killed. He miraculously recovered from an attack in December.  On Christmas Eve he was shot in the head through a window as he slept in his bed.  His body was discovered days later after which he was rushed to hospital. Released from hospital last month, Green returned to his home and resumed normal life one month before he was killed. WINN...

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Harris clears air on IT issue

Harris clears air on IT issue

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:2421 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Prime Minister Timothy Harris has also been commenting on the Information technology controversy. Dr Harris told Winn FM that his administration recognizes that this is the technological age and that information technology is considered important. He says the sector may have suffered from an attempt to ensure that ministers are not overloaded with too many portfolios. The prime minister says information technology will be given prominence in the new administration. Principal of The IT Facility Russell Williams says like former health minister Marcella Liburd, he is surprised that no mention was made of that sector when the...

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Is Information Technology a Gov't priority?

Is Information Technology a Gov't priority?

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:1669 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and News (WINN): Another query, about just where does information technology fits into the scheme of things in the new administration led by Prime Minister Timothy Harris. Principal of The IT Facility Russell Williams says like former health minister Marcella Liburd, he is surprised that no mention was made of that sector when the various ministers and portfolios were announced during Sunday’s swearing in of the new government. The issue of information technology was raised Monday by Marcella Liburd, former health minister and chairperson of the St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party. Russell Williams says he hopes the authorities will...

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- WINN FM Evening News - 27th February, 2015

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SKN PARLIAMENT & ELECTION WATCH

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AS I SEE THINGS: The people of St Kitts have spoken

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:365 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

AS I SEE THINGS: The people of St Kitts have spoken

As a relatively small country, both in terms of physical size and population, St Kitts and Nevis surely held the...

ALL AH WE IS ONE: St Kitts lessons

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Hits:718 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

ALL AH WE IS ONE: St Kitts lessons

One of the consequences of the self-congratulatory description of the Caribbean as “model democracies” is that it has denied the...

Commentary: Thoughts Following The Two Year Election

Tuesday 24th February, 2015 Hits:1662 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

Commentary: Thoughts Following The Two Year Election

I share the following thoughts on the two year election which was eventually held on Monday 16th February 2015. 1. Political...

The political earthquake

Sunday 22nd February, 2015 Hits:1786 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

The political earthquake

DURING THE 2004 St Kitts and Nevis general election, I stated that the St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP)...

CCJ warning: 'Tek sleep mark death!'

Sunday 22nd February, 2015 Hits:1960 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

CCJ warning: 'Tek sleep mark death!'

Mr Wingrove George, the supervisor of elections in St Kitts and Nevis, still has questions to answer about his decision...

PRESS RELEASES

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Nevis Administration throws support behind first ever Nevis Blues Festival

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:38 Press Releases Sourced Information

Nevis Administration throws support behind first ever Nevis Blues Festival

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS -- Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture Hon. Mark Brantley, says that...

CWC and Facebook Collaborate to Offer Free Wi-Fi in the Caribbean

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:71 Press Releases Sourced Information

CWC and Facebook Collaborate to Offer Free Wi-Fi in the Caribbean

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) today announced a unique partnership with Facebook that will offer customers a simple, personalised way to...

PM Emphasizes "Private Sector Role" In Prosperity Agenda

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:314 Press Releases Sourced Information

PM Emphasizes "Private Sector Role" In Prosperity Agenda

Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 27, 2015 (SKNIS): Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris encouraged...

St. Kitts And Nevis PM Attends Monetary Council Meeting

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:284 Press Releases Sourced Information

St. Kitts And Nevis PM Attends Monetary Council Meeting

Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 27, 2015 (SKNIS): Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the...

Customers across Anguilla and Turks & Caicos Experience LIME’s New Superfast Broadband Network

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:186 Press Releases Sourced Information

Customers across Anguilla and Turks & Caicos Experience LIME’s New Superfast Broadband Network

Superfast Broadband speed of up to 48Mbps, which can be as much as six times (6x) the speed customers previously enjoyed,...

REGIONAL

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US, Cuba Cite Progress On Restoring Diplomatic Ties

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:19 Regional Sourced Information

US, Cuba Cite Progress On Restoring Diplomatic Ties

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States and Cuba claimed progress Friday toward ending a half-century diplomatic freeze, suggesting they could...

Bahamas PM calls for CARICOM plan on Cuba-US ties

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:30 Regional Sourced Information

Bahamas PM calls for CARICOM plan on Cuba-US ties

(Caribbean News Now) NASSAU, Bahamas -- In an address to representatives of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states on Thursday, Bahamas...

Robbers Gunned Down

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:322 Regional Sourced Information

Robbers Gunned Down

(Antigua Observer) Two daylight armed robberies and a high-speed police car chase culminated in the police killing of two of...

SPORTS

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Knicks Former Player Anthony Mason Has Died

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:21 Sports Sourced Information

Knicks Former Player Anthony Mason Has Died

NEW YORK (AP) -- Anthony Mason, the rugged power forward who was a defensive force in the NBA from the...

WI ponder replacement for Bravo

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:223 Sports Sourced Information

WI ponder replacement for Bravo

(Trinidad Guardian) SYDNEY—West Indies are pondering the possibility of calling for a replacement player to take the place of Darren...

Sir Viv Weighs In On Gayle Double Century

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:206 Sports Sourced Information

Sir Viv Weighs In On Gayle Double Century

(Antigua Observer) SYDNEY, Australia  – Former West Indies captain Sir Viv Richards says Chris Gayle’s double century against Zimbabwe has...

BUSINESS

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IMF concludes staff visit to Grenada

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:16 Business Sourced Information

IMF concludes staff visit to Grenada

(Caribbean News Now) ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Aliona Cebotari visited Grenada from...

Jamaica Gets Multimillion-Dollar Grant From Japan

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:11 Business Sourced Information

Jamaica Gets Multimillion-Dollar Grant From Japan

(Jamaica Gleaner) The Jamaican and Japanese governments have signed an agreement which will see Jamaica receiving a grant of 100...

Jamaica's Big Hopes For Bananas

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:307 Business Sourced Information

Jamaica's Big Hopes For Bananas

(Carib Journal) Jamaica has big hopes for the island’s banana industry.   Jamaica Agriculture Minister Derrick Kellier said this week that “major...

ENTERTAINMENT

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I am all right, says Etana

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:25 Entertainment News Sourced Information

I am all right, says Etana

(Jamaica Observer) REGGAE singer Etana is recuperating at home in Florida after being released from hospital on Thursday.   Reports are that...

'Star Trek' Star Leonard Nimoy Dead At 83

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:162 Entertainment News Sourced Information

'Star Trek' Star Leonard Nimoy Dead At 83

(Huffington Post) Leonard Nimoy, who was best-known for his role as Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" franchise, died at...

First Annual Nevis Blues Festival Premiers April 16, 2015

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:150 Entertainment News Sourced Information

First Annual Nevis Blues Festival Premiers April 16, 2015

Nevis - Come in from the cold for a dose of island life in a place to get your groove...