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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:642 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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Stoney Grove man shot, hospitalized

Stoney Grove man shot, hospitalized

Monday 25th May, 2015 Hits:241 Local Staff Writer

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A Stoney Grove man is hospitalized in stable condition after he was shot on Sunday. WINN understands the victim is Sheldon Lawrence. Reports on SKN Vibes indicate Lawrence had left his home to go on an errand. He was ambushed by two men who were apparently waiting close to his home.  Sources told WINN that Lawrence plays for one of the Premier League football teams in St. Kitts. It is believed he was shot multiple times. Anyone with information on this incident are asked to contact the Charlestown Police Station at 469-5391, the nearest police station...

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Douglas says Gov't should be given chance to implement policies

Douglas says Gov't should be given chance to implement policies

Monday 25th May, 2015 Hits:816 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Opposition leader Dr. Denzil Douglas says the government should be given more time to implement its policies as the Team Unity administration’s first 100 days in office draws close. However, Dr. Douglas is of the view that the government could have used its honeymoon period wisely and repeats accusations that the government is engaged in rampant victimization since it took office after the February 16th elections.  Dr. Douglas at a recent St. Kitts Nevis Labour Party press conference was critical of the manner in which the government appointed board members and the closure of the constituency...

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Historian supports calls for LIAT subventions

Historian supports calls for LIAT subventions

Monday 25th May, 2015 Hits:368 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The call for more subventions to regional carrier LIAT by shareholder governments and other Caribbean governments is being supported by Caribbean historian Dr. Lennox Honeychurch.  Dr. Honeychurch, on WINN Fm’s The Bigger Picture aired Sunday, suggested that LIAT may not be able to operate as an entirely private company and private enterprises may not be able to fulfill the role LIAT does as a public service.  Dr. Honeychurch also commented on the government taxes on airfare, which in some cases are more than the cost of LIAT fares. You can listen the full version of the...

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Teachers Union says it's involved in finding BHS solution

Teachers Union says it's involved in finding BHS solution

Sunday 24th May, 2015 Hits:670 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The St Kitts Teachers’ Union says it is actively involved in helping to find a resolution on the Basseterre High School (BHS) situation. In a statement issued this week the union said it is working to address the present conditions and arrangement for students in the shift system at the Washington Archibald High School and is working together with other stakeholders including representatives of the Ministries of Education and Health, Parent Teachers’ Associations and Student Representatives, Departments of Labour and of Sustainable Development and Public Works.  Students and teachers of the BHS and Washington Archibald High...

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PRESS RELEASES

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Brantley Attends Inaugural Meeting of OECS Council Of Ministers

Tuesday 26th May, 2015 Hits:15 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:17 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:175 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:110 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:170 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:20 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:26 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:148 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:11 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:23 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:30 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:3 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:4 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:142 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:8 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:20 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:158 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:283 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:323 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:462 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:500 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:809 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...