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Warner congratulates Acting Governor General

Warner congratulates Acting Governor General

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:356 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A congratulatory message to the federation’s newly appointed Acting Governor General QC Tapley Seaton. It comes from financial analyst Schneidman Warner. Operation Rescue’s Dwyer Astaphan had favoured a different candidate. But he too, is welcoming Acting Governor General Seaton. Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris announced last week that QC Tapley Seaton has been officially appointed as Acting Governor General by the Queen. The prime minister says that he, along with Attorney General Vincent Byron met with Sir Edmund Lawrence on Monday to inform him of communication from Buckingham Palace, dated Monday May 18, confirming both the...

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Honeychurch: Use heritage resources for education, tourism, recreation

Honeychurch: Use heritage resources for education, tourism, recreation

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:191 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Despite their emergence from a colonial past, heritage resources can today be successfully used for education, recreation and tourism. That assurance is coming from historian and anthropologist Dr Lennox Honeychurch. Dr Honeychurch spoke to the issue during a recent lecture at the UWI Open Campus in Basseterre. According to Dr Honeychurch, heritage resources help tell the story of the resilience of Caribbean people. Meanwhile, Larry Armony of the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society says he is becoming increasingly concerned that regional states are glorifying pirates who roamed the Caribbean in the colonial past. Armony says...

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Gov’t determining which social services are benefiting residents

Gov’t determining which social services are benefiting residents

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:319 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Federation’s government says it is trying to determine which residents in communities around the island can best make use of its social services. An island-wide survey is being launched in the Parish of St Paul Tuesday, according to the Ministry of Social Development. It says the survey is being conducted through the ministry’s National Household Registry. The Parish of St. Paul includes the villages of St. Paul’s and Newton Ground, and the ministry has explained that enumerators will be in those communities with appropriate identification, carrying an I-Pad to input the information that will be provided by heads...

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Gonsalves, Browne say more Caribbean gov’t’s should invest in LIAT

Gonsalves, Browne say more Caribbean gov’t’s should invest in LIAT

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:189 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Vincentian Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves and Antigua’s Gaston Brown are urging Caribbean governments who are not major shareholders of regional airline LIAT to change that status by giving meaningful financial support to the airline. Both made that appeal at last week’s CDB sponsored seminar on making air transport work better for the Caribbean. Dr Gonsalves spoke in his capacity as chairman of the group of shareholder governments of LIAT. Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda said while LIAT must seek to improve its operations, the airline needs to be subsidized.  It’s not clear what the new...

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Twenty year old shot and wounded at ATM

Twenty year old shot and wounded at ATM

Monday 25th May, 2015 Hits:1210 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Shattered glass and blood on the floor of the small building housing the National Bank ATM at the Industrial site in Basseterre, as well as the sight of police officers carrying out forensic work in the area Monday afternoon at about 2:30, were among the telltale signs of the latest shooting in St Kitts. Police report that 20 year old Jason Wharton was being treated at the JNF hospital after being shot in the left leg and buttocks. The police have described the injuries as non life threatening. Wharton is reported to have gone to transact business at the...

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Brantley Attends Inaugural Meeting of OECS Council Of Ministers

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:101 Press Releases Sourced Information

Brantley Attends Inaugural Meeting of OECS Council Of Ministers

Rodney Bay, St. Lucia - The 18th convening of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR)...

Cable & Wireless Pioneers The Use Of Drone Technology For Post Hurricane Surveillance In The Region

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:51 Press Releases Sourced Information

Cable & Wireless Pioneers The Use Of Drone Technology For Post Hurricane Surveillance In The Region

The Valley, Anguilla –  As the Caribbean prepares for the upcoming hurricane season, which begins on June 1st, 2015, Cable and...

Nirvana wins TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015

Saturday 23rd May, 2015 Hits:203 Press Releases Sourced Information

Nirvana wins TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015

Boyd’s, St. Kitts  – Nirvana Chinese & Pan Asian Restaurant today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence...

Youth Challenged To Follow Dreams And Aspirations

Saturday 23rd May, 2015 Hits:136 Press Releases Sourced Information

Youth Challenged To Follow Dreams And Aspirations

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Young people were advised by Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. the Honourable Timothy...

Government Delivers For ST. Kitts And Nevis Fire And Rescue Services

Friday 22nd May, 2015 Hits:192 Press Releases Sourced Information

Government Delivers For ST. Kitts And Nevis Fire And Rescue Services

Basseterre, St. Kitts  (SKNIS): The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis presented a one million dollar state-of-the art Rosenbauer Timberwolf...

REGIONAL

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President defends size of Cabinet and renaming of Ministries

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:78 Regional Sourced Information

President defends size of Cabinet and renaming of Ministries

(Demarara Waves) President David Granger today dismissed claims that the new APNU/AFC coalition government is a “large government,” and pointed...

Bouterse wins general elections in Suriname

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:57 Regional Sourced Information

Bouterse wins general elections in Suriname

(Caribbean News Now) PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- President Desi Bouterse (69) and his National Democratic Party (NDP) won the general elections...

PPPC accuses GECOM of colluding with APNU+AFC to rig elections

Saturday 23rd May, 2015 Hits:170 Regional Sourced Information

PPPC accuses GECOM of colluding with APNU+AFC to rig elections

(Demarara Waves) The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) on Friday accused the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) of colluding with the...

SPORTS

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Nevis Three Peats At Masters Tournament

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:85 Sports Curtis Morton

Nevis Three Peats At Masters Tournament

It came down to 13 runs required from the last over, as St. Maarten faced off with Nevis in the...

Bolt, Powell Ready For Ostrava Test

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:73 Sports Sourced Information

Bolt, Powell Ready For Ostrava Test

(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt is eager to sample the new track at the Mestsky Stadium, while Asafa Powell...

Ex-players differ on sacking of Chanderpaul

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:75 Sports Sourced Information

Ex-players differ on sacking of Chanderpaul

(Trinidad Express) Former West Indies Players Association (WIPA) president Dinanath Ramnarine has called the dropping of Shivnarine Chanderpaul from the...

BUSINESS

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Greece Mulls Levy On Undeclared Deposits To Raise Cash

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:48 Business Sourced Information

Greece Mulls Levy On Undeclared Deposits To Raise Cash

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece is proposing to legalize tax-dodgers' undeclared money for a fee, a way to raise money...

More Swiss banks to settle with U.S. DoJ in near future: official

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:50 Business Sourced Information

More Swiss banks to settle with U.S. DoJ in near future: official

(Reuters) More Swiss banks are expected to settle with the U.S. Department of Justice "in the near future" to avoid...

Bank of England confirms EU exit research after email misfire

Saturday 23rd May, 2015 Hits:160 Business Sourced Information

Bank of England confirms EU exit research after email misfire

(Reuters) The Bank of England plans to assess the implications of a possible British exit from the European Union, it...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Bunji, Fay Ann To Hit Glastonbury Festival With Soca In June

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:54 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Bunji, Fay Ann To Hit Glastonbury Festival With Soca In June

(Etcetera Buzz) Trinidad and Tobago soca star, Bunji Garlin will headline one of the key dance stages at the legendary...

Lawyer Says Allegations B.B. King Was Poisoned 'Ridiculous'

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:45 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Lawyer Says Allegations B.B. King Was Poisoned 'Ridiculous'

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final...

St. Kitts Music Festival adds Jason Derulo to Stellar Lineup

Saturday 23rd May, 2015 Hits:177 Entertainment News Sourced Information

St. Kitts Music Festival adds Jason Derulo to Stellar Lineup

BASSETERRE (23rd May 2015): R&B star Jason Derulo joins a star-studded lineup of performers on the 19th Annual St. Kitts...

TECH NEWS

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CTR # 21: Jamaica to Host Regional Hack-a-thon

Saturday 16th May, 2015 Hits:295 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 21: Jamaica to Host Regional Hack-a-thon

 Jamaica to Host Regional Hack-a-thon  Jamaican Minister for Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Julian Robinson, said that the Hack-a-thon scheduled...

CTR #20: Cayman's Government is Facing IT Vulnerabilities

Saturday 9th May, 2015 Hits:338 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR #20: Cayman's Government is Facing IT Vulnerabilities

Barbados to host Interconnection Peering Forum  In previous editions, we've covered reports of the creation of national Internet Exchange Points (IXPs)...

CTR #19: Virtual Platform Connects Bahamian Craft Vendors to World Market

Monday 4th May, 2015 Hits:474 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR #19: Virtual Platform Connects Bahamian Craft Vendors to World Market

Virtual Platform Connects Bahamian Craft Vendors to World Market A program designed to expand market access for Bahamian family island handicraft...

CTR #18: Barbados Leads Caribbean in Effective use of ICT

Monday 27th April, 2015 Hits:512 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR #18: Barbados Leads Caribbean in Effective use of ICT

Barbados Leads Caribbean in Effective use of ICT The World Economic Forum, released the, Network Readiness Index for 2015, and it...

CTR # 17: 12 Year Old Dominican creates messenger app

Saturday 18th April, 2015 Hits:824 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...