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Businessman Says NIA Did Not Set Out To Sell Crown Land To A Non National

Businessman Says NIA Did Not Set Out To Sell Crown Land To A Non National

Thursday 24th July, 2014 Hits:693 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  The Nevis Island Administration did not set out to sell crown land to an overseas individual but ended up taking an opportunity that presented itself, according to businessman Edrick Stanley. Stanley has been telling WINN FM that he was involved in trying to sell his land initially to an American, and later to an Iraqi. He says however that negotiations to sell two separate pieces of his land over a period of time eventually fell through.  According to Stanley, a second individual in Nevis      trying to take up the land selling opportunity also did not...

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Ralph Gonsalves Booed In Constituency At Funeral Of Opposition Stalwart

Ralph Gonsalves Booed In Constituency At Funeral Of Opposition Stalwart

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:1048 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  A Prime Minister booed and jeered in his own constituency, as he tried to pay tribute to a rival and former friend at a funeral service. Vincentian Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves was greeted with sustained booing for several minutes as he stood at the podium waiting to pay tribute to EG at Saturday’s funeral, and it did not stop when he tried to address the congregation. So who was EG, and why that strong objection to Dr Gonsalves being at the funeral? We posed that question to Kingstown-based journalist Jerry George. "EG has been the point person on...

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"Come clean with the Nevisian public:" Journalist Says Premier Needs To Address Land Sale Allegations

"Come clean with the Nevisian public:" Journalist Says Premier Needs To Address Land Sale Allegations

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:1164 Local Ken Richards

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  More suggestions that Premier Vance Amory should make a public statement on the alleged money transfer for Crown Lands being sold to an Iraqi National. The Opposition Nevis Reformation Party which is pushing the issue, alleges that associated with that matter is a conflict of interest on the part of a leading government minister, alleged breach of government protocol, and lack of transparency in the alleged money transfer. Journalist Steve Manners has been telling WINN FM that the matter is being addressed along political lines in Nevis. "The NRP folks are talking about it, and talking about it...

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IT Specialist Bemoans Move By Telecoms Companies To Block VoIP In Some Caribbean Territories

IT Specialist Bemoans Move By Telecoms Companies To Block VoIP In Some Caribbean Territories

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:853 Local Clive Bacchus

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Over the last month Digicel and LIME have blocked access to VoIP providers, such as Viber, Tango and Nimbuzz in Jamaica, Haiti and Trinidad, claiming these companies use their networks to provide services but do not pay for access.  Now Jamaican authorities are asking for more information from Digicel and LIME on the nature of the bypass and the impact on the companies.  WINN FM Spoke to Mr. Russell Williams from the IT Facility about VoIP services and the history of push-back from the traditional telecoms providers. Click below to hear full interview with Russell Williams {audio}Russell Williams on...

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Ramdhani Judgment Described As Ground Breaking, Giving Important Policing Guidelines

Ramdhani Judgment Described As Ground Breaking, Giving Important Policing Guidelines

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:1752 Local Clive Bacchus

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  A recent ruling by Justice Darshan Ramdhani is being described as breaking new ground in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, and giving important guidelines that need to be followed by the police force.   So says Attorney- at law Mr. Glenford Hamilton who was speaking in the context of Justice Ramdhani recently awarding $165,000 to Mr. Hamilton’s client Mr. Everette Davis, for wrongful imprisonment for close to eight months.  Mr. Hamilton told WINN that in recent times some police officers have ignored the rights of people under investigation. "They're great Policemen...but many have behaved in...

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Defence Force Calls On Chesley Hamilton To Hand Over Information To The Authorities, Welcome Public Inquiry

Thursday 24th July, 2014 Hits:138 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Defence Force Calls On Chesley Hamilton To Hand Over Information To The Authorities, Welcome Public Inquiry

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JULY 24TH 2014 (CUOPM) - The St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force is condemning the allegations made by lawyer Chesley Hamilton...

WARNER PARK ALMOST READY FOR CPL

Thursday 24th July, 2014 Hits:60 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

WARNER PARK ALMOST READY FOR CPL

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JULY 24, 2014 (SKNIS): The Warner Park Cricket Stadium in St. Kitts is a hive of activity as...

SPBS Unveils Entertainment Headliners (Pat Ross and Benjax) for 2014 Awards Banquet

Thursday 24th July, 2014 Hits:103 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

SPBS Unveils Entertainment Headliners (Pat Ross and Benjax) for 2014 Awards Banquet

So, how will faithful patrons and supporters be entertained at the fourth annual Sandy Point Benevolent Society 2014 Awards Banquet...

Tainan County In Taiwan Donates Waste Disposal Truck To Nevis

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:270 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Tainan County In Taiwan Donates Waste Disposal Truck To Nevis

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (July 22, 2014) --“It is not the gift that counts but the thought behind it.” Those were...

PM Douglas Among Global Leaders At 20th International AIDS Conference In Australia

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:227 Press Releases Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

PM Douglas Among Global Leaders At 20th International AIDS Conference In Australia

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JULY 21ST 2014 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas is...

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Caribbean Hopes To Become First Region To End AIDS

Thursday 24th July, 2014 Hits:62 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Caribbean Hopes To Become First Region To End AIDS

MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC — Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas of St Kitts Nevis said the Caribbean aspires to become the...

Caribbean HIV / AIDS Fight To Benefit From USAID US$500m Global Fund

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Caribbean HIV / AIDS Fight To Benefit From USAID US$500m Global Fund

MELBOURNE, Australia, Wednesday July 23, 2014, CMC – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently announced that over...

PANCAP Shocked and Saddened by Loss of Colleagues on Flight MH17

Thursday 24th July, 2014 Hits:69 Regional Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

PANCAP Shocked and Saddened by Loss of Colleagues on Flight MH17

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) says it is...

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New Executive to Lead the St. Kitts Nevis Netball Association

Thursday 24th July, 2014 Hits:62 Sports Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

New Executive to Lead the St. Kitts Nevis Netball Association

Netball in the Federation takes another step forward with the election of an executive to lead the St. Kitts Nevis...

Barbados Tridents (186-2) beat St. Lucia Zouks (157-4) by 29 runs

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Barbados Tridents (186-2) beat St. Lucia Zouks (157-4) by 29 runs

Bridgetown, Barbados: The Barbados Tridents made the most of home advantage against the St. Lucia Zouks as they scored the...

Tennis Camp Underway

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Tennis Camp Underway

As part of the ongoing summer camp, coordinated by the Department of Youth and Sports, the tennis segment of the...

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China and Cuba Sign 29 Bilateral Cooperation Accords

Thursday 24th July, 2014 Hits:41 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

China and Cuba Sign 29 Bilateral Cooperation Accords

HAVANA, Cuba -- Cuba and China signed 29 bilateral cooperation accords on Tuesday, during an official visit to the Caribbean...

Antigua-Barbuda Signs US$120 Million Luxury Hotel Joint Venture

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:134 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Antigua-Barbuda Signs US$120 Million Luxury Hotel Joint Venture

St. John's, Antigua (Caribbean News Now):  On Sunday, Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne signed a memorandum of agreement...

US Embassy Bridgetown Supports Trade Facilitation Programme Launch

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014 Hits:128 Business Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

US Embassy Bridgetown Supports Trade Facilitation Programme Launch

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The US Embassy in Bridgetown is supporting the American Chamber of Commerce for Barbados and the Eastern...

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DFC Announces Soukous Acts For WCMF 2014

Thursday 24th July, 2014 Hits:41 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

DFC Announces Soukous Acts For WCMF 2014

The Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) has announced a number of Soukous acts for the 2014 edition of the World Creole...

Ray J Has Been Charged With 10 Offences Over His Arrest In May

Thursday 24th July, 2014 Hits:38 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

Ray J Has Been Charged With 10 Offences Over His Arrest In May

The I Hit It First singer - the younger brother of Brandy Norwood - got into an altercation with police...

DR Jazz Festival Celebrates 18 Anniversary

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 Hits:94 Entertainment News Sourced Information - avatar Sourced Information

DR Jazz Festival Celebrates 18 Anniversary

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival will celebrate its 18th year (November 6 - 9, 2014) with...