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BHS Teacher Who Spoke Out About Health Concerns Has Appointment Terminated

BHS Teacher Who Spoke Out About Health Concerns Has Appointment Terminated

Saturday 24th January, 2015 Hits:2004 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  A Basseterre High School teacher, who spoke to the press about a health concern in a staff room and demonstrated with other teachers over ongoing health issues at the school, has been relieved of her duties under inexplicable circumstances. Having completed teacher training, Natalie Johnson began teaching English at the BHS in September.   WINN FM understands that she received a letter from the Government's Human Resource Division dated October 9th, indicating that approval had been granted for her to be employed as a trained teacher effective September 1st.   It laid out the terms of her employment...

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Judge to hand down judgement in boundaries matter on Tuesday

Judge to hand down judgement in boundaries matter on Tuesday

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:1661 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The injunction against the realigned constituency boundaries will continue until Tuesday afternoon, when High Court Judge, Justice Marlene Carter is scheduled to give her judgment on the matter. The judge confirmed this in court Friday. She also disclosed that the electoral commission has given an undertaking not to promote the boundary changes until the announcement of her decision on Tuesday. The legal team for the opposition informed Justice Carter Thursday that they wanted the commission to be made part of the case because while the injunction case was still pending, the commission had gone ahead and promoted the...

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Work to begin on final phase of Frigate Bay Road/Simmonds Highway

Work to begin on final phase of Frigate Bay Road/Simmonds Highway

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:1511 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The final phase of rehabilitation of the Frigate Bay Road and the Sir Kennedy Simmonds Highway was launched on Thursday. The final phase includes the resurfacing and rehabilitation of the strip of road from the roundabout at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank to Major’s Bay on the Southeast Peninsula. This phase cost $EC21 million and will take a year to complete. The total length of the road is about 14km. At a launch ceremony Thursday just off the road from the roundabout at the ECCB, Director of the Public Works Department Cromwell Williams gave an...

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Vernon Connor launched as Team Unity Candidate for St. Christopher 6

Vernon Connor launched as Team Unity Candidate for St. Christopher 6

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:1857 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Andre Huie

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Team Unity launched its newest candidate Thursday night to contest the St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party stronghold of the St. Christopher # 6 Constituency. He is Vernon Connor and he will be up against the leader of the Labour Party Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas. Mr. Connor was unveiled to constituents in a Team Unity Public meeting in Dieppe Bay. Mr. Connor, an educator said that he would have been unveiled earlier but had to be careful as he was warned that as a civil servant he should not be actively involved in politics. Mr. Connor...

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Winn FM Tech Round Up – Weekend of 23rd January 2015

Winn FM Tech Round Up – Weekend of 23rd January 2015

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:1270 Local Sourced Information

Jamaica's University of Technology – UTech is to received $7.3M after the university and the nation's Development Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The funds will enable UTech to complete the second phase of development of the U-Touch 2 project. Which is the result of a long standing collaboration between UTech and the Lister Mair Gilby School for the Deaf. Read More: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Development-Bank--DBJ--provides--7-3-million-to-develop-software-for-deaf-students   St. Vincent & the Grenadines PM Dr. Ralph Gonsalves puts Pressure on Telecommunications Regulators   At the commencement of a three day workshop hosted in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and attended by representatives from the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) member...

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- WINN FM Evening News - 23st January, 2015

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- Inside the News Saturday 17th January, 2015

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- The Bigger Picture with Ken Richards 18th January, 2015

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Judge to hand down judgement in boundaries matter on Tuesday

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:1661 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Ken Richards

Judge to hand down judgement in boundaries matter on Tuesday

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The injunction against the realigned constituency boundaries will continue until Tuesday afternoon, when High Court...

Vernon Connor launched as Team Unity Candidate for St. Christopher 6

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:1857 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Andre Huie

Vernon Connor launched as Team Unity Candidate for St. Christopher 6

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Team Unity launched its newest candidate Thursday night to contest the St. Kitts and Nevis Labour...

Team Unity rallies supporters as elections draw closer

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:1264 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Andre Huie

Team Unity rallies supporters as elections draw closer

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): As the Federation is entering election mode, Opposition Alliance Team Unity is rallying its supporters...

Barbados Newspaper Criticizes SKN Government for Rushing Boundaries Changes

Thursday 22nd January, 2015 Hits:1932 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Ken Richards

Barbados Newspaper Criticizes SKN Government for Rushing Boundaries Changes

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Bridgetown-based publication Barbados Today has sharply criticized the Denzil Douglas administration for, according to its...

Injunction Hearing Begins, Judge Orders that Electoral Commission be Instructed to Desist from Announcing New Boundaries

Thursday 22nd January, 2015 Hits:2602 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Ken Richards

Injunction Hearing Begins, Judge Orders that Electoral Commission be Instructed to Desist from Announcing New Boundaries

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Lawyers for the Opposition MPs in the injunction case have told the High court Thursday...

PRESS RELEASES

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Sandy Point To Be Promoted As Tourist Destination

Saturday 24th January, 2015 Hits:383 Press Releases Sourced Information

Sandy Point To Be Promoted As Tourist Destination

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Destination Sandy Point is continuing to make progress with the development of the Cleverly Hill Strip...

Two hotels in Nevis now Hospitality Assured certified; first for St. Kitts and Nevis

Saturday 24th January, 2015 Hits:274 Press Releases Sourced Information

Two hotels in Nevis now Hospitality Assured certified; first for St. Kitts and Nevis

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS  --The Tourism Industry on Nevis can boast of even greater standards, now that two hotels gained international...

Team UNITY Launches Educator Mr Vernon Connor as Candidate for Constituency#6 Before Historic Crowd

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:533 Press Releases Sourced Information

Team UNITY Launches Educator Mr Vernon Connor as Candidate for Constituency#6 Before Historic Crowd

Basseterre, St.Kitts (TUCOM-January 23rd): - If there was any doubt left about the impact that Team UNITY has had on...

Police Reforming Youth Attitudes With TAPS

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:444 Press Releases Sourced Information

Police Reforming Youth Attitudes With TAPS

  Basseterre, St. Kitts  (SKNIS): Fifteen year old Jokeem Abbott and his schoolmate Shavaughn Wilson, 16, bore witness to the usefulness...

St. Kitts and Nevis official attends high-level educational training programme at UNESCO, Paris

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:426 Press Releases Sourced Information

St. Kitts and Nevis official attends high-level educational training programme at UNESCO, Paris

The New Year started well for resident of St. Kitts-Nevis education expert, Dr. Neva Pemberton, as she arrived in Paris...

REGIONAL

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Government Stages Walkout On Its Own Budget Debate

Saturday 24th January, 2015 Hits:373 Regional Sourced Information

Government Stages Walkout On Its Own Budget Debate

(Antigua Observer) In a peculiar move, Prime Minister Gaston Browne led government ministers on a “walkout of their own” Budget...

Jack's No-confidence motion against Howai fails

Saturday 24th January, 2015 Hits:297 Regional Sourced Information

Jack's No-confidence motion against Howai fails

(Trinidad Guardian) Collapse was the outcome of Chaguanas West MP/ILP leader Jack Warner’s no-confidence motion in Parliament yesterday against Finance...

At Odds On Human Rights, US And Cuba Move Toward Embassies

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:451 Regional Sourced Information

At Odds On Human Rights, US And Cuba Move Toward Embassies

HAVANA (AP) -- Still at odds over human rights, the United States and Cuba closed two days of historic talks...

SPORTS

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NFL Says No Conclusion Yet On Pats' Deflated Footballs

Saturday 24th January, 2015 Hits:217 Sports Sourced Information

NFL Says No Conclusion Yet On Pats' Deflated Footballs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The NFL said Friday it has interviewed dozens of people and collected physical evidence but has...

Brilliant Shiv Leads The Way

Saturday 24th January, 2015 Hits:223 Sports Sourced Information

Brilliant Shiv Leads The Way

(Jamaica Gleaner) Trinidad: Veteran West Indies left-hander Shiv Chan-derpaul narrowly fell short of his second regional one-day hundred as he...

Federer Out Of Aussie Open In 3rd Round After Loss To Seppi

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:368 Sports Sourced Information

Federer Out Of Aussie Open In 3rd Round After Loss To Seppi

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Roger Federer is out of the Australian Open, his chances of reaching a 12th consecutive semifinal...

BUSINESS

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Frustration Mounts Over US Supply

Saturday 24th January, 2015 Hits:240 Business Sourced Information

Frustration Mounts Over US Supply

(Trinidad Express) Mounting frustration over the inaccessibility of foreign exchange led businessmen present at an economic forum hosted by the...

Venezuela Leader Rejects Devaluation Amid Faltering Economy

Saturday 24th January, 2015 Hits:211 Business Sourced Information

Venezuela Leader Rejects Devaluation Amid Faltering Economy

(Jamaica Gleaner) President Nicolás Maduro announced a boost in wages Wednesday night and dismissed talk of currency devaluation as he...

Petrojam Cites Inventory Losses As Oil Prices Fall - Marketing Companies Turn To State Refinery For Supplies

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:213 Business Sourced Information

Petrojam Cites Inventory Losses As Oil Prices Fall - Marketing Companies Turn To State Refinery For Supplies

(Jamaica Gleaner) Michael Hewitt, acting general manager for Petrojam Limited, says the state-owned oil refinery has been experiencing losses on...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Stevie Wonder Expands Production Credits With Underground Railroad Miniseries

Saturday 24th January, 2015 Hits:235 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Stevie Wonder Expands Production Credits With Underground Railroad Miniseries

2015 is shaping up to be quite a productive year for Stevie Wonder. Aside from the legendary musician’s forthcoming all-star...

The soca supremacy battle begins

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:333 Entertainment News Sourced Information

The soca supremacy battle begins

(Trinidad Express) Well it is all settled, Machel “Monk Montae” Montano will defend his International Power Soca Monarch title and...

Kanye West Plays New Music, Embraces Radio at Industry Event

Friday 23rd January, 2015 Hits:329 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Kanye West Plays New Music, Embraces Radio at Industry Event

(Billboard) People are sleeping with one eye open in case Kanye West releases new music, and that moment seems to...