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Bounty Killer's Brother Pleads Guilty to Stealing a Cell Phone

Bounty Killer's Brother Pleads Guilty to Stealing a Cell Phone

Monday 29th June, 2015 Hits:343 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Mark Price, the brother of Jamaican dance hall artiste Bounty Killer pled guilty to larceny of a cell phone before the Magistrate’s Court in Basseterre on Monday. Price was arrested at St. Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw International airport on Saturday, charged with stealing the cell phone of a customer service representative. The 53 year old Price was convicted by confession, and ordered to pay a EC$3000 fine and EC$3000 to the phone’s owner.  WINN FM understands Price had already paid the fines by Monday afternoon, though it is believed that he is unlikely to leave the Federation...

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IMF: SKN negotiating potential land sales

IMF: SKN negotiating potential land sales

Sunday 28th June, 2015 Hits:1073 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): What is the state of the land for debt swap arrangement? According to international monetary Fund (IMF) Chief of Missions to St. Kitts and Nevis, Ms. Judith Gold, there are negotiations with potential buyers of the land.  In 2012, the government of St. Kitts and Nevis vested some 1200 acres of state-owned land for sale to help settle some $900 million in debt to the St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla National Bank. The move has triggered the ire of some residents who claim that the deal will leave locals landless as only foreign investors will be able...

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Resident not hopeful the authorities can do much to protect home from natural disasters

Resident not hopeful the authorities can do much to protect home from natural disasters

Sunday 28th June, 2015 Hits:425 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Four years ago, WINN FM visited the home of George and Margaret Wrigley in Old Road that is located very close to the shoreline. Both residents have passed away since but the family members of the Wigleys still live at the house and are aware of the challenges and danger they face, as the house is located in a disaster prone area. Authorities have noted that the house, like many in that vicinity of Old Road, is exposed to the elements and the sea waves that can be dangerous during a tropical storm or hurricane. The...

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SKN condemns DR's move to deport Haitians

SKN condemns DR's move to deport Haitians

Sunday 28th June, 2015 Hits:314 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St. Kitts and Nevis is condemning the move by the Dominican Republic to deport hundreds of thousands of undocumented Haitians nationals, and children of Haitians. Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris, speaking to WINN FM from Antigua on Thursday called for continued dialogue.  The Dominican Republic gave a deadline of June 17, 2015 for people of Haitian descent to apply for legal residency. The Government has said, migrants who can prove they entered the country before October 2011 can qualify for legal residency, otherwise they will face deportation. Dr. Harris said more time should be given to...

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Bounty Killer's brother arrested for stealing phone

Bounty Killer's brother arrested for stealing phone

Saturday 27th June, 2015 Hits:4113 Local Andre Huie

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The brother of Jamaican dancehall artist Bounty Killer was arrested at the RLB International Airport Saturday morning for allegedly stealing a cell phone. This was just before Bounty Killer and his entourage were about to board a flight from St. Kitts. A source told WINN Saturday that the suspect, known as Mark Price was at the airport around minutes to 9am along with Bounty Killer and other members of a 10 man entourage awaiting a flight to St. Maarten. Reports are that Price was being assisted by a customer service representative to fill out his immigration...

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Baroness Patricia Scotland – Visits St. Kitts and Nevis

Saturday 27th June, 2015 Hits:203 Press Releases Sourced Information

Baroness Patricia Scotland – Visits St. Kitts and Nevis

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris on Thursday (June 25) met...

Jr. Minister Liburd donates communication equipment to Nevis Administration

Saturday 27th June, 2015 Hits:330 Press Releases Sourced Information

Jr. Minister Liburd donates communication equipment to Nevis Administration

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS  -- Departments in the Ministry of Communications and Works on Nevis, now have the ability to communicate...

Prime Minister Harris Strongly Condemns Actions Of Dominican Republic

Friday 26th June, 2015 Hits:125 Press Releases Sourced Information

Prime Minister Harris Strongly Condemns Actions Of Dominican Republic

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis' Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has strongly condemned the decision...

PM Harris Champions Reform For Good Governance In CARICOM

Friday 26th June, 2015 Hits:104 Press Releases Sourced Information

PM Harris Champions Reform For Good Governance In CARICOM

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Some of the major challenges confronting Caribbean governments in relation to good governance and electoral reform,...

German Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis pays courtesy call on Nevis Dep. Premier

Friday 26th June, 2015 Hits:226 Press Releases Sourced Information

German Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis pays courtesy call on Nevis Dep. Premier

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS – Foreign Affairs Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis  and Deputy Premier of Nevis Hon. Mark Brantley...

REGIONAL

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Three killed in St. Vincent accident after leaving funeral

Monday 29th June, 2015 Hits:92 Regional Sourced Information

Three killed in St. Vincent accident after leaving funeral

(Caribbean 360 News) KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Monday June 29, 2015 – A LIME employee and two of his relatives, including...

Severe storm causes electricity black out, left many houses without roofs

Monday 29th June, 2015 Hits:38 Regional Sourced Information

Severe storm causes electricity black out, left many houses without roofs

(Antigua Observer) GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jun 29 – The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) company will Monday seek to restore electricity...

Extradition Papers Delivered To Ministry of Foreign Affairs For Jack

Monday 29th June, 2015 Hits:88 Regional Sourced Information

Extradition Papers Delivered To Ministry of Foreign Affairs For Jack

(Trinidad Express) Official documentation requesting the extradition of Independent Liberal Party (ILP) leader and former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has...

SPORTS

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Borel, Walcott reign

Monday 29th June, 2015 Hits:48 Sports Sourced Information

Borel, Walcott reign

(Trinidad Guardian) T&T field Olympians Cleopatra Borel and Keshorn Walcott retained their respective national shot put and javelin gold medal...

Chris Gayle fireworks stun Zouks

Monday 29th June, 2015 Hits:64 Sports Sourced Information

Chris Gayle fireworks stun Zouks

(Jamaica Observer) GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Chris Gayle’s spectacular unbeaten 90 blew away St Lucia Zouks and fired Jamaica...

ICC Board suspends USACA

Saturday 27th June, 2015 Hits:148 Sports Sourced Information

ICC Board suspends USACA

The ICC Board, exercising its power under Article 2.7 of the ICC’s Articles of Association, has unanimously decided to suspend...

BUSINESS

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Greece in shock as banks shut after snap referendum call

Monday 29th June, 2015 Hits:41 Business Sourced Information

Greece in shock as banks shut after snap referendum call

(Reuters) Stunned Greeks faced shuttered banks, long supermarkets lines and overwhelming uncertainty on Monday as a breakdown in talks between...

Puerto Rico Governor Says Island Can't Pay Its Public Debt

Monday 29th June, 2015 Hits:40 Business Sourced Information

Puerto Rico Governor Says Island Can't Pay Its Public Debt

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The governor warned that Puerto Rico can't pay its $72 billion public debt as...

ECLAC Exec: Caribbean debt burden unsustainable

Saturday 27th June, 2015 Hits:112 Business Sourced Information

ECLAC Exec: Caribbean debt burden unsustainable

(Trinidad Guardian) “There is no question that the Caribbean is shouldering an unsustainable debt burden which compromises the capacity of...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Sean Combs tumbles, Janet Jackson gets emotional at BET awards

Monday 29th June, 2015 Hits:76 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Sean Combs tumbles, Janet Jackson gets emotional at BET awards

(Reuters) Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs took a tumble, Janet Jackson made an emotional appearance, and the BET TV network paid...

Bill Cosby's lawyer says revealing court documents would cause 'embarrassment'

Saturday 27th June, 2015 Hits:185 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Bill Cosby's lawyer says revealing court documents would cause 'embarrassment'

(Reuters) A lawyer for Bill Cosby argued that unsealing court documents from a 2005 Pennsylvania sexual assault case filed against...

USVI Music Fest Set For St. Thomas

Friday 26th June, 2015 Hits:226 Entertainment News Sourced Information

USVI Music Fest Set For St. Thomas

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS - Music will be in the air in the United States Virgin Islands this summer. On the heels...

TECH NEWS

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CTR # 27: Open Data, Presents Wealth Creation Opportunities

Saturday 27th June, 2015 Hits:160 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 27: Open Data, Presents Wealth Creation Opportunities

  That's the view of Jamaican Min. of State for Science, Technology, Energy and Mining,  Julian Robinson. The minister was speaking...

CTR # 26: Deloitte Tells Business Leaders, “Deal with Digital Disruption”

Monday 22nd June, 2015 Hits:189 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 26: Deloitte Tells Business Leaders, “Deal with Digital Disruption”

That was the message delivered last week by Digital Practice Lead for consultancy firm Deloitte, at the Digital Disruption And...

CTR # 25: Not Enough Focus on Online Security

Friday 12th June, 2015 Hits:438 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 25: Not Enough Focus on Online Security

Not Enough Focus on Online Security  The threats to their security online are real but, Caribbean nations are still not doing...

CTR # 24: St. Kitts and Nevis Participates in OECS e-Payments Forum

Saturday 6th June, 2015 Hits:442 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 24: St. Kitts and Nevis Participates in OECS e-Payments Forum

St. Kitts and Nevis Participates in OECS e-Payments Forum Rodney Bay, St. Lucia was the venue for the Competitive Business Unit's...

CTR # 23: St. Kitts and Nevis Competes in Regional Hackathon

Friday 29th May, 2015 Hits:705 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 23: St. Kitts and Nevis Competes in Regional Hackathon

St. Kitts and Nevis Competes in Regional Hackathon  Last week, we reported how students of Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College in Basseterre...