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BHS priority for new education minister

BHS priority for new education minister

Sunday 1st March, 2015 Hits:324 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Newly appointed Deputy prime Minister and Minister of Education Shawn Richards, says he will make the Basseterre High School his first order of business. The Basseterre High School has been the subject of attention over the past two years due to environmental health concerns affecting some students and teachers. The subject was also a major point of campaigning during the elections for Team Unity and Shawn Richards, the Leader of the People’s Action Movement was one of the most vocal on the issue. Mr. Richards says another location may have to be looked at to build...

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St. Lucia's UWP lends support to Unity Gov't

St. Lucia's UWP lends support to Unity Gov't

Sunday 1st March, 2015 Hits:387 Local Andre Huie

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Leader of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) of St. Lucia, Allen Chastenet is lending his support to the Team Unity Government. Mr. Chastenet was a guest at Sunday’s swearing in ceremony of the new government at the Warner Park. In an interview with WINN after the ceremony, Mr. Chastenet suggested that Team Unity’s victory was a victory for democracy, referring to the over three year old motion of no confidence that was avoided by the previous administration. Team Unity won seven of the 11 seats in the parliament of St. Kitts and Nevis. The St....

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OFAH continues to push for Black History to be taught in school

OFAH continues to push for Black History to be taught in school

Sunday 1st March, 2015 Hits:243 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): It’s time for black history to be part of the school curriculum and taught in schools throughout the year. That’s the view and the mission of the Organization of Fostering African Heritage (OFAH), a local organization that has been trying to get black history on the school curriculum for a number of years to no avail. Ras Dabo Penny is a member of OFAH. He and two other members of the organization were on WINN FM’s Voices program Friday. According to Ras Dabo said they have been given the opportunity to speak to students in school about...

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Anguilla, Montserrat to contest LIDC finals

Anguilla, Montserrat to contest LIDC finals

Sunday 1st March, 2015 Hits:989 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Anguilla and Montserrat will contest the finals of the 2015 Leeward Islands Debating Competition after both teams triumphed in their respective semi-final encounters on Saturday at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort. Host team St. Kitts lost to Anguilla in debating the moot:  For fear of the church, Caribbean governments fail to address Gay Rights. Team St. Kitts opposed the moot and scored 538 points while Anguilla scored 586. Team Anguilla in proposing the moot argued that the Christian religion has vehemently opposed homosexuality and because Caribbean societies are predominantly influenced by the Christian religion, the...

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St. Kitts in LIDC semi-finals

St. Kitts in LIDC semi-finals

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:1036 Local Andre Huie

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St. Kitts defeated Nevis in the Leeward Islands Debating Competition Friday night at the St. Kitts Marriott resort recording 573 points to Team Nevis’s 553 points. St. Kitts proposed the moot:  Discriminatory screening practices are necessary to reduce the spread of viruses new to the Caribbean region.  In their arguments, the St. Kitts team argued in support for discriminatory screening practices, referring to some recent cases of diseases and illnesses that affected Caribbean countries.  Team Nevis in opposing the moot, contended that discriminatory screening practices are expensive and at times ineffective. Serena Brown was Team Nevis’...

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

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:1486 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:1001 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:1925 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:2149 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:2199 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:399 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:415 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:558 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:547 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:391 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:342 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:304 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:569 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:415 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:485 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:465 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:276 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:277 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:479 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:357 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:387 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:382 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...