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Shortage of Dominican Agricultural Produce Likely to Affect Antigua and St Kitts

Shortage of Dominican Agricultural Produce Likely to Affect Antigua and St Kitts

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:27 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St Kitts and Nevis and Antigua and Barbuda are among OECS states worried that agricultural produce carried by Dominican hucksters on a weekly basis to Basseterre and St John's may be temporarily stopped because of the impact of Tropical Storm Erika on Dominica. One of the federation's former agriculture ministers – Cedric Liburd, says the development will very likely affect St Kitts and Nevis. "Some of their produce we don't grow here in St Kitts and Nevis so we always welcome that," Liburd told Winn FM's The Bigger Picture. "If the storm has affected the crop industry in...

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Monetary Council stands in solidarity with Dominica

Monetary Council stands in solidarity with Dominica

Sunday 30th August, 2015 Hits:315 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank has expressed sorrow and regret at the devastation to Dominica caused by Tropical Storm Erika. A statement by the Chairman of the Monetary Council Victor Banks says the people of Dominica are strong and resilient to overcome this challenge.  “On behalf of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, I express profound sorrow and regret to the Government and people of the Commonwealth of Dominica for the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Erika,” Mr. Banks said. “Our prayers and thoughts are with the families who...

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Skerrit: We Have To Rebuild Dominica

Skerrit: We Have To Rebuild Dominica

Sunday 30th August, 2015 Hits:400 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): We have to rebuild Dominica, was one of the focal points of the address by that country’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit in a national address Friday night, in the wake of the devastation inflicted by Tropical Storm Erika on Thursday. Prime Minister Skerrit described this period for Dominica as a national tragedy and painted a bleak picture of the damage done to Dominica’s economy.  “As I moved around today there is evidence of widespread damage to highways, complete bridges have washed away, motorized access to several communities has been considerably reduced and in some instances...

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Two arrested for Rakeim Hanley's murder

Two arrested for Rakeim Hanley's murder

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:1209 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Two persons were taken into custody on Saturday in connection with the shooting death of 17 year old Rakeim Hanley of Upper Shaw’s Avenue, Irish Town.  Police vehicles were seen converging in Irish Town in the vicinity of where Hanley was shot. Hanley died at the hospital at about 12:30 am Wednesday.  He had been shot multiple times less than four hours earlier (8:45 p.m.) while on Fort Thomas Rd, east of Durant Avenue. Reports reaching WINN FM indicate that Hanley was shot after intervening in an altercation.  Inspector Lyndon David, the police spokesperson said Wednesday...

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Rotary Clubs come to Dominica's aid

Rotary Clubs come to Dominica's aid

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:409 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Rotary Club of Liamuiga and the Rotary Club of St. Kitts in conjunction with their counterparts in Dominica worked urgently Saturday to help residents of the island in the wake of Tropical Storm Erika. On Saturday, both Rotary Clubs were collecting contributions of food items that were expected to be shipped to Dominica by midnight. President of the Rotary Club of Liamuiga Tufidda Stewart was on WINN FM’s Inside the News on Saturday. Residents of St. Kitts and Nevis could also send items directly to friends and relatives in Dominica.  Click below to hear full...

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Rotary Clubs Aid Dominica in Aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:0 Press Releases Sourced Information

Rotary Clubs Aid Dominica in Aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika

Basseterre, St. Kitts – The Rotary Club of Liamuiga and Rotary Club of St. Kitts extend their sincerest thanks and...

LIAT Announces Schedule Changes and Dominica Recovery Plan

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:394 Press Releases Sourced Information

LIAT Announces Schedule Changes and Dominica Recovery Plan

ST. JOHN, Antigua – LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, has announced changes to its schedule as it seeks to help the...

OECS Commission mobilizing regional and global support to ease Dominica’s Crises following the passage of TS Erika

Friday 28th August, 2015 Hits:226 Press Releases Sourced Information

OECS Commission mobilizing regional and global support to ease Dominica’s Crises following the passage of TS Erika

The OECS Commission is mobilizing regional and international support to reduce Dominica’s plight as that country rebuilds after floods devastated...

Taiwan's NGOs Working at Home and Abroad

Friday 28th August, 2015 Hits:280 Press Releases Sourced Information

Taiwan's NGOs Working at Home and Abroad

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): One month after a media visit to the Republic of China (Taiwan), Grell Browne of the...

LIAT Travel Advisory: Dominica Flights Cancelled, Other Flights Re-routed

Friday 28th August, 2015 Hits:339 Press Releases Sourced Information

LIAT Travel Advisory: Dominica Flights Cancelled, Other Flights Re-routed

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – LIAT wishes to advise that all flights into and out of Dominica have been cancelled for...

REGIONAL

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Dominica: Over 100 Petite Savanne Residents Evacuated; Major Roadways Accessible

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:18 Regional Sourced Information

Dominica: Over 100 Petite Savanne Residents Evacuated; Major Roadways Accessible

(Dominica News Online) One hundred and nine residents of Petite Savanne were evacuated from the community by Sunday evening. Petite Savanne...

St. Vincent To Donate Money, Bailey Bridges To Dominica

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:16 Regional Sourced Information

St. Vincent To Donate Money, Bailey Bridges To Dominica

  (Antigua Observer) KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Aug 31 — The St. Vincent and the Grenadines government will provide funds and Bailey...

Syrian ‘Refugees’ To Be Released From Custody

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:181 Regional Sourced Information

Syrian ‘Refugees’ To Be Released From Custody

  (Antigua Observer) The 14 Syrian men who have been detained since July 22 and 23, amidst a probe into alleged...

SPORTS

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Female Quarter-Milers Leave Beijing In A Blaze Of Glory

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:12 Sports Sourced Information

Female Quarter-Milers Leave Beijing In A Blaze Of Glory

(Jamaica Observer) BEIJING, China — Jamaica ended a 14-year winless streak when they captured the 4x400m relay in an exciting...

Jamaica's Men and Women Storm To Gold In 4x100 Relays

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:223 Sports Sourced Information

Jamaica's Men and Women Storm To Gold In 4x100 Relays

(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica capped a memorable World Championship by winning its sixth gold medal on Saturday as...

Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka ‘Chocolate Thunder’ dead at 58

Friday 28th August, 2015 Hits:200 Sports Sourced Information

Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka ‘Chocolate Thunder’ dead at 58

(USA Today) Darryl Dawkins was once summoned in the Philadelphia 76ers' locker room to come meet a celebrity who wanted...

BUSINESS

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Government "On The Move"

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:131 Business Sourced Information

Government "On The Move"

(Nation News) MINISTER OF FINANCE Chris Sinckler yesterday gave a spirited defence of Government’s efforts to transform the Barbados economy. Speaking...

FirstCaribbean Records Highest Quarterly Income

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:113 Business Sourced Information

FirstCaribbean Records Highest Quarterly Income

(Trinidad Guardian) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,—CIBC FirstCaribbean has released its results for the third quarter of this fiscal 2015, recording its highest...

Bahamas credit rating downgraded in wake of resort bankruptcy

Friday 28th August, 2015 Hits:269 Business Sourced Information

Bahamas credit rating downgraded in wake of resort bankruptcy

(Caribbean News Now) NASSAU, Bahamas -- International ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) on Wednesday downgraded The Bahamas’ credit rating...

ENTERTAINMENT

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PTX looks Omi's way

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:112 Entertainment News Sourced Information

PTX looks Omi's way

(Jamaica Observer) JAMAICAN singer Omi recently received another boost of confidence from Grammy-winning a capella group Pentatonix (also known as...

Ballerina Misty Copeland Calls Broadway Debut 'Incredible'

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:103 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Ballerina Misty Copeland Calls Broadway Debut 'Incredible'

NEW YORK (AP) -- The stage lights have been hard to get used to and she worried about limited rehearsal...

Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands, Debbie Reynolds to receive honorary Oscars

Friday 28th August, 2015 Hits:151 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands, Debbie Reynolds to receive honorary Oscars

(Reuters) Director Spike Lee and actresses Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds will receive honorary Oscars for their filmmaking legacies, the...

TECH NEWS

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CTR # 36: Digicel Haiti Relaunches Mobile Money Service As Mon Cash

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:243 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 36: Digicel Haiti Relaunches Mobile Money Service As Mon Cash

Turks & Caicos Government Evades Freedom of Information Debate A private member’s motion submitted about a month ago by leader of...

CTR # 35: Results of ECTEL Household Internet Use Survey Released

Sunday 23rd August, 2015 Hits:398 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 35: Results of ECTEL Household Internet Use Survey Released

Results of ECTEL Household Internet Use Survey Released Last year, the National Statistics Offices of the five member states, of the...

CTR # 34: OECS Business Think-Tank & Hackathon is Out of the Blocks

Sunday 16th August, 2015 Hits:501 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 34: OECS Business Think-Tank & Hackathon is Out of the Blocks

OECS Business Think-Tank & Hackathon is Out of the Blocks The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Head Quarters and the bank's country...

CTR #33: VoIP And OTT Debate Rumbles On

Friday 7th August, 2015 Hits:1655 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR #33: VoIP And OTT Debate Rumbles On

VoIP And OTT Debate Rumbles On Weeks after the CCJ Ruling against Guyana Telecoms for unfairly terminating a constomer's internet service,...

CTR #32: $1T WTO Technology Deal Could Boost Caribbean Economies

Sunday 2nd August, 2015 Hits:1014 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR #32: $1T WTO Technology Deal Could Boost Caribbean Economies

$1T WTO Technology Deal Could Boost Caribbean Economies Bali, Indonesia was the venue for last week's signing of the historic trade...