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NIA denies impropriety in attempts to sell crown lands to an Iraqi national

NIA denies impropriety in attempts to sell crown lands to an Iraqi national

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:411 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Deputy leader Mark Brantley is dismissing allegations of impropriety made by the Nevis Reformation Party against the CCM-led Nevis Island Administration as political mischief making on the part of the NRP. The issue relates to NIA attempts to sell crown lands to an Iraqi national. The opposition in Charlestown has alleged that there was a conflict of interest on the part of a leading government minister, an alleged breach of government protocol and lack of transparency in the alleged money transfer. So what is the current status of the proposed sale? Winn FM asked Deputy Premier Brantley...

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Caribbean Reparations Movement gaining momentum

Caribbean Reparations Movement gaining momentum

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:287 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Caribbean reparations effort seems to be gaining traction following a presentation to the British Parliament by Caribbean historian, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles.  On July 16th, Sir Hilary, Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission, took the case for reparations for slavery to the Parliament arguing that, not only were formerly enslaved people not compensated, they were cruelly required to pay for their emancipation. In St. Kitts and Nevis, the local Reparations Committee is making plans to launch an education campaign to raise awareness of the regional efforts and garner feedback from the public.  Ras Dabo Penny,...

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LIAT acknowledges competition from Phoenix Airways

LIAT acknowledges competition from Phoenix Airways

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:309 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): LIAT is acknowledging that newly launched Phoenix Airways represents competition for the regional airline. Barbados-based LIAT Chairman Jean Holder tells WINN FM that he is aware that the St Kitts-based Phoenix began flight operations on July 16. “Every airline flying on the same route with LIAT is competition,” Holder said. “LIAT has never has far as I know, certainly on my level or level of a CEO sought to stop anybody one flying on the routes nor in fact can they. Everybody who comes on the route is competition,” Holder added. He said LIAT’s answer...

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Slow start for Phoenix Airways

Slow start for Phoenix Airways

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:754 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Business has not exactly taken off with a bang for new airline Phoenix Airways. The St Kitts-based airline which began flights on July 16, reports that its flights are on average about a quarter full. CEO Neville Gumbs says however, that he expects business to pick up. “We are slowly growing; we are currently partnering with the Latin Fest and looking forward to working with the Latin Fest community to bring persons in for the show. We have recently launched our service to San Juan starting the 1st of September and our service to St. Croix starting...

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BHS on track to reopen in September, says CMO

BHS on track to reopen in September, says CMO

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:304 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Basseterre High School (BHS) is on track to reopen its doors to its students in September at the start of the new school year, according to Chief Medical Officer Dr Patrick Martin.  The school was closed following renewed concerns about contamination affecting both students and teachers. The health and education ministries recently extracted some 71 recommendations from reports from the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for implementation.  The authorities said recently that they expected to have them completed by August in time for a team from CARPHA to return...

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Premier of Nevis Welcomes All To Culturama 40 Celebrations

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:62 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Premier of Nevis Welcomes All To Culturama 40 Celebrations

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS -- The following is the full text of a welcome address delivered by Premier of Nevis Hon....

Monetary Conditions In The ECCU Improve, Increase in GDP Expected

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:60 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Monetary Conditions In The ECCU Improve, Increase in GDP Expected

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CUOPM) — Monetary conditions in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) improved during the year ending March...

St. Kitts and Nevis Ranks 73 out of 183 Nations In 2014 Human Development Index

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:94 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

St. Kitts and Nevis Ranks 73 out of 183 Nations In 2014 Human Development Index

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis is ranked 73 out of 187 countries in the 2014 Human Development...

Nevis Education Minister Urges Education Officials To Give Attention To Student’s Social Development

Tuesday 29th July, 2014 Hits:151 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Nevis Education Minister Urges Education Officials To Give Attention To Student’s Social Development

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS--Premier of Nevis and Minister of Education Hon. Vance Amory told head teachers of Government-owned schools and education...

CXC Results Online 2014

Monday 28th July, 2014 Hits:305 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

CXC Results Online 2014

Candidates who wrote the May-June sitting of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) examinations will soon be able to access their...

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Dominica Opposition Boycotts Parliament

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:96 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Dominica Opposition Boycotts Parliament

ROSEAU, Dominica -- Hard on the heels of similar action by the opposition party in Bermuda, opposition United Workers Party...

Venezuela Used Military And Economic Threats To Release Drug Trafficker

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:80 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Venezuela Used Military And Economic Threats To Release Drug Trafficker

Aruba -- A top official in Aruba said on Monday that Venezuela used economic and military pressure on two Dutch...

8 Cops Convicted For Failing To Comply With Orders From INDECOM

Tuesday 29th July, 2014 Hits:188 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

8 Cops Convicted For Failing To Comply With Orders From INDECOM

THE Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) yesterday finally got some convictions in the courts against police officers who had failed...

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Alexander Joins The Club

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:63 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Alexander Joins The Club

Ayanna Alexander has joined the club—Trinidad and Tobago’s Commonwealth Games multiple-medallist club.   Alexander chose just the right occasion to produce her...

Official Points Standings in the Regional Under-15 Tournament after Round 4

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:66 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Official Points Standings in the Regional Under-15 Tournament after Round 4

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Following are the Official Points Standings in the Regional Under-15 Tournament after the fourth round of matches...

Nevis Cut Team Returns Home

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:56 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Nevis Cut Team Returns Home

The team that represented Nevis in the recently held CUT games returned home on Monday night at the Sea Bridge...

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Jamaica Can Earn Big Money From Animation

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:48 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Jamaica Can Earn Big Money From Animation

The World Bank thinks the local animation industry can grow to US$69 million ($7.7 billion) in value in five years....

Commonwealth Buying Local Merchant Bank

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Commonwealth Buying Local Merchant Bank

NEW York-based Commonwealth Partners (CWP) has inked a deal to buy a majority stake in local merchant bank, MF&G Trust...

Montserrat's Natural Assets Can Help Build Film Industry, says Oscar-nominated Filmmaker

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Montserrat's Natural Assets Can Help Build Film Industry, says Oscar-nominated Filmmaker

Montserrat -- Award-winning filmmaker Behn Zeitlin says Montserrat can capitalize on its natural assets to build a film industry.   Zeiltin, the...

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'Wonderful, but Frightening'

Wednesday 30th July, 2014 Hits:62 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

'Wonderful, but Frightening'

REGGAE star on-the-rise Chronixx is still the subject of conversation following his performances on NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy...

Jagger Comes Out For Chronixx

Tuesday 29th July, 2014 Hits:116 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Jagger Comes Out For Chronixx

Mick Jagger has rubbed shoulders with prime reggae talent in his time -- Peter Tosh, Bob Marley, and now Chronixx. The...

Culturama 40 Senior Kaiso Finalists Selected

Monday 28th July, 2014 Hits:118 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Culturama 40 Senior Kaiso Finalists Selected

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis –Nine finalists selected to compete in the Culturama 40 TDC sponsored Senior Kaiso Finals.   The following Kaisonians have been...