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SKNLP Needs Rebuilding, Top Officials Acknowledge

SKNLP Needs Rebuilding, Top Officials Acknowledge

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:200 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis:  Top officials of the St Kitts Nevis Labour Party are acknowledging that the party needs to undergo a process of rebuilding. The SKNLP won only three of the eleven seats in the February 16th general elections. WINN FM’s weekend Inside The News Panelists are in agreement that the Labour Party needs to refashion itself. Whether it does that with Dr Denzil Douglas still at the helm is a contention point. Social commentator Sylvine Henry favours party chair person Marcella Liburd being made party leader. Like Mrs Henry, ITN panelist Bernard Welsh seems to favor Marcella Liburd as the new leader of...

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Remarks  By Prime Minister  Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris On Violent Crime And The Recent Spate Of Homicides

Remarks By Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris On Violent Crime And The Recent Spate Of Homicides

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:248 Local Sourced Information

My fellow citizens and residents. I offer condolences of our entire nation to the family of the young man who was murdered last night and to all the families that have experienced loss due to senseless violence in this our beautiful country. Our love, our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this extremely difficult time. Be assured that you are not alone in your grief; Psalm 23 comes quickly to mind and a part reads, “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me…” It is during these times...

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St. Pauls Youth Shot Dead

St. Pauls Youth Shot Dead

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:433 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Police are investigating the second homicide in St. Pauls in less than a week. Reports are that just after 9:30 Sunday night Jason Francis of St. Pauls, believed to be in his late teens, was shot. He collapsed and died in the yard of a home in the Project area.  WINN FM understands that his body lay in the yard for some time afterward, while onlookers gathered on the veranda of the home and outside the house. Assistant Commissioner of Police Ian Queeley confirmed the killing Monday. Francis’ homicide comes just days after 24 year old Andre Alexander...

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Anguilla Sweeps 2015 Leeward Islands Debating Competition

Anguilla Sweeps 2015 Leeward Islands Debating Competition

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:319 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Anguilla swept the 2015 Leeward Islands Debating Competition, winning the championship and capturing Best Speaker in the Finals and in the overall competition. At Sunday night’s Finals hosted at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort, Team Anguilla opposed the moot, "When public funds are mismanaged, government leaders should face criminal prosecution.” Leader Arianna Woodley and Second Sabrina Connor argued that there is a wide range of definitions for mismanagement, most of those definitions did not constitute a criminal offence. They faced off against defending champions, Montserrat.  Team Leader Sharese Allen and Dwanifia Joseph contended that regardless of intent, when...

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BHS priority for new education minister

BHS priority for new education minister

Sunday 1st March, 2015 Hits:876 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Newly appointed Deputy prime Minister and Minister of Education Shawn Richards, says he will make the Basseterre High School his first order of business. The Basseterre High School has been the subject of attention over the past two years due to environmental health concerns affecting some students and teachers. The subject was also a major point of campaigning during the elections for Team Unity and Shawn Richards, the Leader of the People’s Action Movement was one of the most vocal on the issue. Mr. Richards says another location may have to be looked at to build...

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SKN PARLIAMENT & ELECTION WATCH

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AS I SEE THINGS: The people of St Kitts have spoken

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:1638 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

AS I SEE THINGS: The people of St Kitts have spoken

As a relatively small country, both in terms of physical size and population, St Kitts and Nevis surely held the...

ALL AH WE IS ONE: St Kitts lessons

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Hits:1069 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

ALL AH WE IS ONE: St Kitts lessons

One of the consequences of the self-congratulatory description of the Caribbean as “model democracies” is that it has denied the...

Commentary: Thoughts Following The Two Year Election

Tuesday 24th February, 2015 Hits:1986 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

Commentary: Thoughts Following The Two Year Election

I share the following thoughts on the two year election which was eventually held on Monday 16th February 2015. 1. Political...

The political earthquake

Sunday 22nd February, 2015 Hits:2208 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

The political earthquake

DURING THE 2004 St Kitts and Nevis general election, I stated that the St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP)...

CCJ warning: 'Tek sleep mark death!'

Sunday 22nd February, 2015 Hits:2254 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

CCJ warning: 'Tek sleep mark death!'

Mr Wingrove George, the supervisor of elections in St Kitts and Nevis, still has questions to answer about his decision...

PRESS RELEASES

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Press Release: Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Of St Kitts and Nevis

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:52 Press Releases Sourced Information

Press Release: Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Of St Kitts and Nevis

  2 March 2015, Berlin - The Honourable Mark A.G Brantley, the newly appointed Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs and Aviation...

Nevis Administration throws support behind first ever Nevis Blues Festival

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:484 Press Releases Sourced Information

Nevis Administration throws support behind first ever Nevis Blues Festival

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS -- Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture Hon. Mark Brantley, says that...

CWC and Facebook Collaborate to Offer Free Wi-Fi in the Caribbean

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:490 Press Releases Sourced Information

CWC and Facebook Collaborate to Offer Free Wi-Fi in the Caribbean

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) today announced a unique partnership with Facebook that will offer customers a simple, personalised way to...

PM Emphasizes "Private Sector Role" In Prosperity Agenda

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:646 Press Releases Sourced Information

PM Emphasizes "Private Sector Role" In Prosperity Agenda

Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 27, 2015 (SKNIS): Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris encouraged...

St. Kitts And Nevis PM Attends Monetary Council Meeting

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:624 Press Releases Sourced Information

St. Kitts And Nevis PM Attends Monetary Council Meeting

Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 27, 2015 (SKNIS): Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the...

REGIONAL

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Four dead in horrifying crash

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:100 Regional Sourced Information

Four dead in horrifying crash

  (Jamaica Observer) BRACO, Trelawny — Death came quickly and brutally to four foreign nationals — three from the Dominican Republic...

US, Cuba Cite Progress On Restoring Diplomatic Ties

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:402 Regional Sourced Information

US, Cuba Cite Progress On Restoring Diplomatic Ties

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States and Cuba claimed progress Friday toward ending a half-century diplomatic freeze, suggesting they could...

Bahamas PM calls for CARICOM plan on Cuba-US ties

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:354 Regional Sourced Information

Bahamas PM calls for CARICOM plan on Cuba-US ties

(Caribbean News Now) NASSAU, Bahamas -- In an address to representatives of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states on Thursday, Bahamas...

SPORTS

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Lara ready to take Cameron job

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:128 Sports Sourced Information

Lara ready to take Cameron job

(Trinidad Guardian) Legendary West Indies batsman Brian Lara is ready to throw his hat in the ring and contest the...

Knicks Former Player Anthony Mason Has Died

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:485 Sports Sourced Information

Knicks Former Player Anthony Mason Has Died

NEW YORK (AP) -- Anthony Mason, the rugged power forward who was a defensive force in the NBA from the...

WI ponder replacement for Bravo

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:540 Sports Sourced Information

WI ponder replacement for Bravo

(Trinidad Guardian) SYDNEY—West Indies are pondering the possibility of calling for a replacement player to take the place of Darren...

BUSINESS

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Outgoing CARICOM chairman calls for response to threat to regional banks

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:73 Business Sourced Information

Outgoing CARICOM chairman calls for response to threat to regional banks

(Caribbean News Now) NASSAU, Bahamas -- Countries in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are marginalized in the international community, with no...

IMF concludes staff visit to Grenada

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:333 Business Sourced Information

IMF concludes staff visit to Grenada

(Caribbean News Now) ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Aliona Cebotari visited Grenada from...

Jamaica Gets Multimillion-Dollar Grant From Japan

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:341 Business Sourced Information

Jamaica Gets Multimillion-Dollar Grant From Japan

(Jamaica Gleaner) The Jamaican and Japanese governments have signed an agreement which will see Jamaica receiving a grant of 100...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Brownstone Singer Charmayne Maxwell Dies at 46: Report

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:86 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Brownstone Singer Charmayne Maxwell Dies at 46: Report

(People) Charmayne Maxwell, a member of the '90s group Brownstone, died on Friday, according to her brother. She was 46.    The...

I am all right, says Etana

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:434 Entertainment News Sourced Information

I am all right, says Etana

(Jamaica Observer) REGGAE singer Etana is recuperating at home in Florida after being released from hospital on Thursday.   Reports are that...

'Star Trek' Star Leonard Nimoy Dead At 83

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:442 Entertainment News Sourced Information

'Star Trek' Star Leonard Nimoy Dead At 83

(Huffington Post) Leonard Nimoy, who was best-known for his role as Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" franchise, died at...