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Plans on track to reopen BHS in time for new school year

Plans on track to reopen BHS in time for new school year

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:291 Local Clive Bacchus

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Ministry of Education is confirming that plans are on track to reopen the Basseterre High School for the new school term.  Representatives from regional health agencies CARPHA and CARIRI inspected the Basseterre High School which has been dogged with health issues in recent years and became embroiled in heated sometimes acrimonious exchanges and finger pointing.   The agencies reported that there was still outstanding work to be completed at the school but most of the recommendations were now in place. At a press conference at government headquarters Thursday, Minister of Education Nigel Carty and a representative...

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Concerns raised about obscenities in Rick Ross' performance

Concerns raised about obscenities in Rick Ross' performance

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:392 Local Clive Bacchus

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A government press release describes a recent public performance, at Warner Park in the capital Basseterre, by American Rapper Rick Ross as electrifying and awe inspiring but critics are asking why the artiste was allowed to use obscene language with apparent immunity.  The release from the Office of the Prime Minister said the rapper left thousands in awe after his hour long performance with songs like new Bugatti, the Devil is a lie, Hustlin and the Boss and had the crowd dancing and singing word for word on every song performed.  Contacted for comment Police Public Relations...

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Harris says speaker to be blamed for rancor in parliament

Harris says speaker to be blamed for rancor in parliament

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:320 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): While government supporters have on social network sites been blaming the opposition for the debacle that featured in parliament on Monday, Team Unity is blaming Speaker Curtis Martin. Alliance leader Timothy Harris at a public meeting Monday night, suggested that Curtis Martin was not doing a good job as House Speaker. Speaking to Winn FM, Dr Harris suggested that some of the frustration expressed in the parliament had to do with the Speaker’s reluctance to table the now 20 month old motion of no confidence. Speaker Martin during Monday’s session accused the opposition MPs of disrespecting him outside...

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MPs urged to lift debate in parliament

MPs urged to lift debate in parliament

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:283 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Members of parliament are being urged to lift the level of debate and the language used in the House. The appeal is coming from former governor Sir Probyn Innis. The behavior in parliament Monday has not escaped criticism – some observers have suggested that parliamentary discussion appeared to degenerate into common brawling. There were several flashpoints during the proceedings of the House. Sir Probyn told Winn FM that he hopes those in leadership positions will rise above the fray. We asked the former governor whether he had any advice for Speaker Curtis Martin in particular. Click below to hear full...

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LIME vows increased competition

LIME vows increased competition

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:213 Local Ken Richards

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Telecoms company Cable and Wireless has confirmed that it is re-positioning itself in the region to be better able to take on the competition. Miami-based CEO Phil Bentley made that clear at a news conference in Basseterre on Tuesday, when he announced that his company intended to invest one billion US dollars in the Caribbean and Central America over a three year period. Although Mr. Bentley did not mention rival Digicel by name, his remarks made it clear that former global player Cable and Wireless intends to take the communications fight to its main competitor. The Cable and...

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Island Expressions Founder set to Host historic Youth Convention this Saturday

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:83 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Island Expressions Founder set to Host historic Youth Convention this Saturday

Basseterre, St.Kitts (Youth of UNITY): -  Youth Entrepreneur, Social Activist, Performer and Founder and Creator of the Island Expressions Mr....

NEMA Weather Alert - Invest 96L

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:111 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

NEMA Weather Alert - Invest 96L

Invest 96L formed on Tuesday and is now a threat to affect St. Kitts and Nevis late this afternoon into...

Record Of Minor Offences To Be Expunged After Rehabilitation

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:80 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Record Of Minor Offences To Be Expunged After Rehabilitation

  BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (CUOPM) – The St. Kitts and Nevis National Assembly has approved legislation to expunge specific criminal records...

Plans To Adapt Model Evacuation Policy, To Be Advanced

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:78 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Plans To Adapt Model Evacuation Policy, To Be Advanced

(NEMA) On Thursday, 21st August, 2014, disaster management stakeholders in St. Kitts and Nevis will convene at NEMA Headquarters to...

Subsidized Utility Program For Nevis Seniors Reaping Benefits

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:92 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Subsidized Utility Program For Nevis Seniors Reaping Benefits

NIA - CHARLESTOWN NEVIS -- The Subsidised Utility Programme which was introduced on Nevis for senior citizens over 65, in...

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Cops Kill 3 More

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:95 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Cops Kill 3 More

(Trinidad Express) FIVE DAYS after two alleged car thieves were killed by police in Central Trinidad, three more suspected bandits...

Opposition Plans Street Protest As Gov't Announces Bus Fare Hikes

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:73 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Opposition Plans Street Protest As Gov't Announces Bus Fare Hikes

(Jamaica Observer) THE Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) says that it will not back down from its position that increased...

China To Increase Military Aid Guyana

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:75 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

China To Increase Military Aid Guyana

(Caribbean News Now) GEORGETOWN, Guyana  -- A bilateral conference between the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and the People’s Liberation Army...

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Pollard, Ramdin Rescue W.I.In Thriller

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:107 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Pollard, Ramdin Rescue W.I.In Thriller

ST.GEORGE’S, Grenada – A century stand between Kieron Pollard and Denesh Ramdin rescued an imploding West Indies and spurred them...

St Kitts To Host Caribbean Football Cup Matches In Early September

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:99 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

St Kitts To Host Caribbean Football Cup Matches In Early September

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Once again St. Kitts and the Warner Park Stadium will be in the limelight as the...

Former West Indies Cricketer Charged With Incest Granted Bail

Wednesday 20th August, 2014 Hits:343 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Former West Indies Cricketer Charged With Incest Granted Bail

  (Caribbean 360 News) PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – A former West indies cricketer will re-appear in court on September 15 after he...

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Bello Is Virgin's Commercial Manager For Region

Wednesday 20th August, 2014 Hits:149 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Bello Is Virgin's Commercial Manager For Region

(Jamaica Observer) Virgin Atlantic has appointed Andre Bello as its new commercial manager, Caribbean. Bello is based in the Bridgetown office...

St Vincent Union Expresses Concerns About "IMF" Deal

Tuesday 19th August, 2014 Hits:222 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

St Vincent Union Expresses Concerns About "IMF" Deal

(Caribbean 360 News) KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – The St Vincent and the Grenadines Teachers’ Union (SVGTU) says the Ralph Gonsalves...

Caribbean Export Strengthens Relations In Dominican Republic

Tuesday 19th August, 2014 Hits:212 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Caribbean Export Strengthens Relations In Dominican Republic

(Caribbean News Now) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Executive director of the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) Pamela Coke-Hamilton recently addressed...

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Mariah Carey And Nick Cannon Split Rumors Swirl

Thursday 21st August, 2014 Hits:69 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Mariah Carey And Nick Cannon Split Rumors Swirl

(Huffington Post) The latest celebrity split rumor from the Hollywood gossip mill claims Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are headed...

Amy Winehouse To Be Commemorated With Statue

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Amy Winehouse To Be Commemorated With Statue

LONDON (AP) -- Amy Winehouse is to be commemorated with a statue in the London neighborhood where she lived and...

Bob Marley Musical To Make Premier In Baltimore

Wednesday 20th August, 2014 Hits:152 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Bob Marley Musical To Make Premier In Baltimore

(Jamaica Observer) NEW YORK  -- A musical about Bob Marley that uses the Jamaican reggae icon's music is in the...