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IMF High Level Forum discusses unlocking growth

IMF High Level Forum discusses unlocking growth

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:559 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has identified three areas it considers key to economic growth in the Caribbean. The Fund hosted a High Level Caribbean Forum on Thursday and Friday this week at the Montego Bay Convention Center in Jamaica to discuss “Unlocking Economic Growth.” IMF Deputy Managing Director Min Zhu listed the areas: economic growth in the Caribbean: the cost of energy, private sector investment and a robust financial system for sustainable growth.  “At present, the array of tax incentives offered in the Caribbean to attract investment has become wider and increasingly complex. This is...

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***UPDATED*** Second Murder in Two Days

***UPDATED*** Second Murder in Two Days

Thursday 23rd October, 2014 Hits:1898 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  With the nation still reeling from a brazen day time murder on Tuesday, another man was shot dead in Basseterre on Thursday morning. The victim was gunned down on Westbourne Ghaut at around 8:30 a.m. Reported to have been shot multiple times in the head, his body lay on its back partially draped over the edge of a step, as onlookers gathered.  Even as police processed the scene graphic images of the victim were circulating via mobile phone. Police Public Relations Officer Inspector Lyndon David confirmed the shooting death, but did not provide the name of the...

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Students Join Teachers in Demonstration Over Conditions at BHS

Students Join Teachers in Demonstration Over Conditions at BHS

Thursday 23rd October, 2014 Hits:1347 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Dozens of students at the Basseterre High School joined teachers on Wednesday in a demonstration to protest concerns over the safety of the environment on the campus. They mounted two protests on Wednesday, one in the morning and a second in the afternoon.  Standing outside the schools gate, some holding umbrellas to shade themselves from the sun, a handful hoisting signs about unhealthy work conditions at the school. “We want a new school and we want it now!”  Was the most often repeated chant. Students told WINN FM that they were not told by teachers to demonstrate. “The teachers...

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Opposition Pressing for Motion of No Confidence to be Heard in Parliament Friday

Opposition Pressing for Motion of No Confidence to be Heard in Parliament Friday

Wednesday 22nd October, 2014 Hits:1589 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Opposition MPs are calling it déjà vu – the second time since September that a parliamentary session is being called without them being immediately made aware of what's on the Order Paper.   They have received notification that the House is due to meet on Friday, October 24.   "And up to now as I am speaking to you I don't know what is on the agenda of the parliament," Team Unity leader Timothy Harris told listeners of radio station Sugar City Tuesday morning.   "The Speaker and the government have made a mockery of our parliament," Dr Harris said.   "And I...

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Opposition Team Unity Calls for Health Problem Plagued High School to be Replaced with a More Modern Facility

Opposition Team Unity Calls for Health Problem Plagued High School to be Replaced with a More Modern Facility

Tuesday 21st October, 2014 Hits:1595 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN) Opposition alliance Team Unity would shut down the troubled Basseterre High School and replace it with a brand new modern facility, according to the grouping's leader Dr Timothy Harris.   Dr Harris expressed that position while speaking Tuesday morning on local radio station Sugar City.   "That it is full time, full time a permanent solution be proposed to bring an end, the injustice, the undermining of the human rights, the health hazard," Dr Harris said.   He wants the Basseterre High School shut down, and says Team Unity has been "considering a permanent solution, constructing something new, modern".   Basseterre High School...

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Sustainable Minimum Wage Critical To National Development

Saturday 25th October, 2014 Hits:49 Press Releases Sourced Information

Sustainable Minimum Wage Critical To National Development

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The importance of a minimum wage to any society is being highlighted by Labour Commissioner Spencer...

Response To Concerns Re Fireworks Display In Support Of 2014 Cancer Month Activities Held In Collaboration With Reach For Recovery

Saturday 25th October, 2014 Hits:30 Press Releases Sourced Information

Response To Concerns Re Fireworks Display In Support Of 2014 Cancer Month Activities Held In Collaboration With Reach For Recovery

Basseterre, St Kitts -  CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank notes the concerns of some residents of Nirvana/Fair View and its environs who...

CBI programme can become more attractive; beneficial, says Nevis Premier

Saturday 25th October, 2014 Hits:40 Press Releases Sourced Information

CBI programme can become more attractive; beneficial, says Nevis Premier

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS -- Premier, Hon. Vance Amory said in London recently that the St. Kitts Nevis Citizens by Investment...

Ebola Readiness To Be Addressed By Newly Created Working Group

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:137 Press Releases Sourced Information

Ebola Readiness To Be Addressed By Newly Created Working Group

(NEMA) A St. Kitts-Nevis Ebola Readiness Working Group of the Mitigation Council has been established, following a mandate of the...

St Kitts and Nevis In Forefront Of Biodiversity Board

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:241 Press Releases Sourced Information

St Kitts and Nevis In Forefront Of Biodiversity Board

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis will have a leading voice contributing to the Convention on Biological Diversity...

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Deaths In Dominican Republic Prison Break

Saturday 25th October, 2014 Hits:58 Regional Sourced Information

Deaths In Dominican Republic Prison Break

(Al Jazeera) At least four prisoners have been killed and nine others wounded, including two guards, after an attempted mass...

Dominica Imposes Travel Ban Regarding Ebola Stricken Countries

Saturday 25th October, 2014 Hits:49 Regional Sourced Information

Dominica Imposes Travel Ban Regarding Ebola Stricken Countries

(Dominica News Online) The Dominica government has joined its OECS sister countries of St. Vincent and St. Lucia in placing...

East Kingston Residents Grapple With Puzzling Deadly Shooting

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:195 Regional Sourced Information

East Kingston Residents Grapple With Puzzling Deadly Shooting

(Jamaica Gleaner) Residents of St John's Road in Rockfort, east Kingston, remained shell-shocked yesterday, as dawn broke over the ill-fated...

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'An Act OF Betrayal' Patterson Says Players' Walkout A Collapse Of Governance

Saturday 25th October, 2014 Hits:66 Sports Sourced Information

'An Act OF Betrayal' Patterson Says Players' Walkout A Collapse Of Governance

(Jamaica Gleaner) Former Jamaica Prime Minister PJ Patterson has described West Indies' walkout of the India tour as "humiliation" and...

CPL Votes St Kitts' Warner Park As "The Best"

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:169 Sports Sourced Information

CPL Votes St Kitts' Warner Park As "The Best"

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 24, 2014 (SKNIS): The Warner Park Cricket Stadium in St. Kitts has received even more accolades...

Gibson Says He Was Fired By The WICB

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:144 Sports Sourced Information

Gibson Says He Was Fired By The WICB

(Antigua Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica – Ottis Gibson said he was fired as West Indies head coach despite a statement from...

BUSINESS

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IMF Warns Caribbean Of PetroCaribe Change Amidst Low Prices

Saturday 25th October, 2014 Hits:51 Business Sourced Information

IMF Warns Caribbean Of PetroCaribe Change Amidst Low Prices

(Jamaica Observer) Montego Bay, St James — JAMAICA and the Caribbean need to prepare stress tests that include the halt...

New Look For $50 Bill In December

Saturday 25th October, 2014 Hits:45 Business Sourced Information

New Look For $50 Bill In December

(Trinidad Express) On December 13, the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago will unveil a redesigned $50 bill made from...

CDB President: High Debt Dragging Down Regional Economies

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:129 Business Sourced Information

CDB President: High Debt Dragging Down Regional Economies

(Jamaica Observer) MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica  -- President of the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Warren Smith, has warned that...

ENTERTAINMENT

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No Ban For Alkaline

Saturday 25th October, 2014 Hits:53 Entertainment News Sourced Information

No Ban For Alkaline

(Antigua Observer) All systems are go for dancehall artist Alkaline’s performance tonight at Millers by the Sea, despite calls from...

Inception 5 will launch with a BANG at Vibes Beach Bar

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:138 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Inception 5 will launch with a BANG at Vibes Beach Bar

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –Team Inception is making yet another bold move to enhance the overall carnival experience for Sugar Mas...

Beyonce and Jay Z Renew Their Wedding Vows

Thursday 23rd October, 2014 Hits:229 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Beyonce and Jay Z Renew Their Wedding Vows

(People) What breakup rumors?    Beyoncé and Jay Z have faced a whirlwind of whispers in recent months that they were on...