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Phipps: Behaviour change important to reducing HPV, Cervical cancer risk

Phipps: Behaviour change important to reducing HPV, Cervical cancer risk

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:324 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Minister of State in Health Wendy Phipps while acknowledging the importance of sharing information from the HPV study to all those concerned, stressed the need for attitudinal change for there to be effective results. She was speaking during the presentation ceremony of the results of the study Tuesday, while addressing the administering of the vaccines for high risk HPV cases. “One of the things that the cabinet is hoping to come out of this is that we will get our people, not just the young people—the pre-adolescent age group who this vaccine is intended for,...

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Study shows need to educate women on HPV, cervical cancer

Study shows need to educate women on HPV, cervical cancer

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:261 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A study on High Risk and Multiple HPV infections in cancer free women in St. Kitts and Nevis finds that 32 percent of the women surveyed were positive for high risk HPV. HPV is short for human papillomavirus and is a group of more than 150 related viruses. Some other HPV types can lead to cancer, especially cervical cancer and can be transmitted by intimate skin-to-skin contact. The survey was conducted among 500 women in the Federation and showed that there is a prevalence of high risk HPV among women in younger age groups that...

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Two charged for Hanley's murder

Two charged for Hanley's murder

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:327 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Police have confirmed that the two suspects arrested in the murder of Rakeem Hanley have been officially charged Tuesday. A statement on the names of the suspects was not officially released by police up to news time Tuesday but WINN understands that Souvin Adolfo Ritchen, 27 yrs and Trevon Travis Ritchen, 22, both of Upper Durant Avenue, were formally charged for Hanley’s murder. Both were arrested on Saturday. Hanley, 19, was shot multiple times on Tuesday night August 25 while on Fort Thomas Rd east of Durant Avenue and died at the hospital after midnight.   Reports...

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Cultural music workshop ends, Nisbett lauded

Cultural music workshop ends, Nisbett lauded

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:163 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The curtains came down on the 2015 annual Zack Nisbett’s Cultural Music Workshop with a closing ceremony on the weekend at OJ’s Conference Center in Camps. The workshop held in Basseterre teaches children how to play traditional musical instruments such as the banjo and cuatro and runs for several weeks during the summer. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education Ionie Liburd-Willet had high notes of praise for the work of Mr. Nisbett through the workshop. “I must say that I admire Mr. Nisbett for his passion, his commitment and unfailing love for what he...

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Two Suspects Assisting Police In Murder Case

Two Suspects Assisting Police In Murder Case

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:332 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Police report making inroads in the ongoing investigation into the murder of Rakeem Hanley. They have confirmed taking two suspects into polic custoday on Saturday, August 29. Hanley was shot on the evening of Tuesday (August 25) in the McKnight area. He died the following morning as a result of his injuries. The suspects were taken into custody and were picked up based on credible information, and they are assisting with the investigation, according to Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for Criminal Investigations, Ian Queeley. ACP Queeley is reiterating that the fight against crime will take community involvement and...

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PRESS RELEASES

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CIBC First Caribbean Set To Host It's Fourth Walk For The Cure

Wednesday 2nd September, 2015 Hits:1 Press Releases Sourced Information

CIBC First Caribbean Set To Host It's Fourth Walk For The Cure

  Warrens, Barbados, September 2, 2015 (CIBC FCIB)– All eyes are on major supporter of regional cancer organizations in the fight against...

NIPA Announces Launch Of Redesigned Website

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:116 Press Releases Sourced Information

NIPA Announces Launch Of Redesigned Website

  NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (September 01, 2015) -- The following is a press statement from the Nevis Investment Promotion Agency (NIPA)...

Revived National Arts Festival to be held in Honour of National Hero

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:67 Press Releases Sourced Information

Revived National Arts Festival to be held in Honour of National Hero

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The St. Kitts and Nevis National Arts Festival will be revived this year, and dedicated to...

Noah G. Mills Announced as New Carnival Chairperson

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:87 Press Releases Sourced Information

Noah G. Mills Announced as New Carnival Chairperson

  Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Noah G. Mills is the new Carnival Chairperson as announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister...

Independence State Service To Be Held In Nevis For First Time

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:82 Press Releases Sourced Information

Independence State Service To Be Held In Nevis For First Time

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The State Service for the anniversary celebrations of Independence in St. Kitts and Nevis will be...

REGIONAL

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Rowley’s Lawyers Warn Defame Our Leader And Face Lawsuits

Wednesday 2nd September, 2015 Hits:16 Regional Sourced Information

Rowley’s Lawyers Warn Defame Our Leader And Face Lawsuits

  (Trinidad Guardian) People’s National Movement (PNM) San Fernando West candidate Faris Al-Rawi and St Ann’s North candidate Stuart Young, have...

St. Lucia PM First Regional Leader To Visit Storm Hit Dominica

Wednesday 2nd September, 2015 Hits:19 Regional Sourced Information

St. Lucia PM First Regional Leader To Visit Storm Hit Dominica

(Antigua Observer) ROSEAU, Dominica – St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony Tuesday became the first Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leader...

Curacao PM Resigns

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:90 Regional Sourced Information

Curacao PM Resigns

(Daily Herald) WILLEMSTAD--Curaçao Prime Minister Ivar Asjes stepped down effective immediately after the parliamentarians of his own party “Pueblo Soberano”...

SPORTS

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Simmons: Narine Not Ready For Test Return

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:87 Sports Sourced Information

Simmons: Narine Not Ready For Test Return

(Trinidad Newsday) West Indies coach Phil Simmons has confirmed he is in a much clearer position over the status of...

Goodell, Brady In 'Deflategate' Await Judge's Ruling

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:127 Sports Sourced Information

Goodell, Brady In 'Deflategate' Await Judge's Ruling

NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between...

T&T Coach Commends SKN Girls

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:141 Sports Curtis Morton

T&T Coach Commends SKN Girls

All players of the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s Under 17 Football team have left St Kitts/Nevis and are now back...

BUSINESS

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Ratings agency slashes Bahamas growth estimate

Wednesday 2nd September, 2015 Hits:9 Business Sourced Information

Ratings agency slashes Bahamas growth estimate

(Caribbean News Now) NASSAU, Bahamas -- Days after ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) downgraded The Bahamas’ credit rating, another...

More Than 225,000 Apple iPhone Accounts Hacked

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:79 Business Sourced Information

More Than 225,000 Apple iPhone Accounts Hacked

(CNN Money) Security company Palo Alto Networks is calling the attack "the largest known Apple account theft caused by malware."...

Fewer Cable Offerings

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:61 Business Sourced Information

Fewer Cable Offerings

(Jamaica Observer) TODAY is the deadline for local cable television providers to remove 19 channels from its roster based on...

ENTERTAINMENT

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James Bond Author Called Idris Elba ‘Too Street’ to Play 007 and the Internet Is Not Happy

Tuesday 1st September, 2015 Hits:76 Entertainment News Sourced Information

James Bond Author Called Idris Elba ‘Too Street’ to Play 007 and the Internet Is Not Happy

(Time) The Wire actor is long rumored to be a candidate for the coveted role In an interview with the Daily...

Movado Model Agency Continues to Make Strides in the Fashion Industry

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:99 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Movado Model Agency Continues to Make Strides in the Fashion Industry

(Basseterre): The Movado Model Agency is taking a bold step in the Fashion Industry in the Federation to host its...

Kanye West political jokes trump sex, drugs VMA controversy

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:147 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Kanye West political jokes trump sex, drugs VMA controversy

(Reuters) Rapper Kanye West's face on Mount Rushmore and a potential White House takeover by the Kardashian reality TV clan...

TECH NEWS

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

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:370 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:499 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:593 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:1774 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:1113 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...