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Family of slain Old Road man still reeling from his death

Family of slain Old Road man still reeling from his death

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:486 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The family of Irvin “Junie” Green of Main Street Old Road are still reeling from his death. Green’s partly decomposed body was found in his home on February 12th after he was shot and killed. He miraculously recovered from an attack in December.  On Christmas Eve he was shot in the head through a window as he slept in his bed.  His body was discovered days later after which he was rushed to hospital. Released from hospital last month, Green returned to his home and resumed normal life one month before he was killed. WINN...

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Harris clears air on IT issue

Harris clears air on IT issue

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:2130 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Prime Minister Timothy Harris has also been commenting on the Information technology controversy. Dr Harris told Winn FM that his administration recognizes that this is the technological age and that information technology is considered important. He says the sector may have suffered from an attempt to ensure that ministers are not overloaded with too many portfolios. The prime minister says information technology will be given prominence in the new administration. Principal of The IT Facility Russell Williams says like former health minister Marcella Liburd, he is surprised that no mention was made of that sector when the...

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Is Information Technology a Gov't priority?

Is Information Technology a Gov't priority?

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:1493 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and News (WINN): Another query, about just where does information technology fits into the scheme of things in the new administration led by Prime Minister Timothy Harris. Principal of The IT Facility Russell Williams says like former health minister Marcella Liburd, he is surprised that no mention was made of that sector when the various ministers and portfolios were announced during Sunday’s swearing in of the new government. The issue of information technology was raised Monday by Marcella Liburd, former health minister and chairperson of the St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party. Russell Williams says he hopes the authorities will...

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Harris: Some civil servants too political

Harris: Some civil servants too political

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:2513 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The country’s new prime minister says his administration is having a difficult transition in part because some civil servants were allowed to become political under the previous administration. Dr Timothy Harris made the observation while addressing the annual general meeting of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Prime Minister Harris also reiterated calls for political appointees to tender their resignations. Dr Harris referred too, to the huge amount of deposits in the banking system in the federation, lamenting that despite that situation the small man finds it difficult to access loans to start up a project. He...

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St. Pauls shooting victim identified

St. Pauls shooting victim identified

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:1427 Local Staff Writer

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Police have identified the victim who was shot and killed in St. Pauls Wednesday morning as Andres Alexander Douglas alias Alexis. Douglas, 24 years old of Willet's Project, St. Paul Village was shot by unknown assailant or assailants, police say. Inspector Lyndon David had confirmed that Douglas was shot in the vicinity of the ATM machine in St. Pauls. He died on the scene. Police are appealing to anyone with information pertaining to this incident to call the Violent Crime Unit at 467-1886, 467-1887, 467-1888, 662-9336 or the nearest police station or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477(TIPS).     

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ALL AH WE IS ONE: St Kitts lessons

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Hits:624 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:1590 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:1682 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:1887 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...

St Kitts-Nevis election fiasco a symptom of a bigger problem

Sunday 22nd February, 2015 Hits:1552 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

St Kitts-Nevis election fiasco a symptom of a bigger problem

CONCERN was rightly raised over the failure of the supervisor of elections in St Kitts-Nevis, Wingrove George, to declare the...

PRESS RELEASES

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PM Emphasizes "Private Sector Role" In Prosperity Agenda

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:216 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:200 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:115 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,...

New airlift to Nevis via Antigua opens up collaborative opportunities for tourism officials

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:119 Press Releases Sourced Information

New airlift to Nevis via Antigua opens up collaborative opportunities for tourism officials

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS – Chief Executive Officer of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority Colin James praised the people of...

CXC January Results Released Online Today

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:500 Press Releases Sourced Information

CXC January Results Released Online Today

(EMU) – St. Kitts, February 26, 2015: Candidates who wrote the January 2015 sitting of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC)...

REGIONAL

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Robbers Gunned Down

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:243 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...

More Infighting Within St Lucia Opposition Party

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:171 Regional Sourced Information

More Infighting Within St Lucia Opposition Party

(Caribbean News Now) CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The latest episodes in ongoing infighting within the opposition United Workers Party (UWP)...

T&T: WASA’s Caroni plant contaminated

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:332 Regional Sourced Information

T&T: WASA’s Caroni plant contaminated

(Trinidad Guardian) Although thousands of people in central Trinidad will not have a reliable pipe-borne water supply today, the Water...

SPORTS

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WI ponder replacement for Bravo

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:152 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:145 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...

WICB hails Windies, Gayle’s landmark double hundred

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Hits:416 Sports Sourced Information

WICB hails Windies, Gayle’s landmark double hundred

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board has extended sincere congratulations to Chris Gayle, following his amazing double...

BUSINESS

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Jamaica's Big Hopes For Bananas

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:260 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...

Interest On Savings Drops

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:289 Business Sourced Information

Interest On Savings Drops

(Antigua Observer) People who save their money in banks across the OECS will see a reduction in interest payments after...

Apple Ordered To Pay $533 Million For Patent Infringement

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Hits:299 Business Sourced Information

Apple Ordered To Pay $533 Million For Patent Infringement

(Huffington Post) NEW YORK - Apple Inc has been ordered to pay $532.9 million after a federal jury in Texas...

ENTERTAINMENT

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'Star Trek' Star Leonard Nimoy Dead At 83

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:91 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:98 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...

Bobbi Kristina Brown Suffers 'Violent Seizures' After Being Taken Out of Coma

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:377 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Bobbi Kristina Brown Suffers 'Violent Seizures' After Being Taken Out of Coma

(People) Bobbi Kristina Brown was taken out of a medically induced coma, but she did not have the response her...