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Is Nevis treated fairly by the Federal Government?

Is Nevis treated fairly by the Federal Government?

Sunday 21st December, 2014 Hits:198 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Is the Nevis government being treated unfairly by the Federal Government? That was one of the questions up for debate on WINN FM’s Inside the News on Saturday. The Nevis Island Administration has claimed that the Denzil Douglas administration is treating it unfairly. Panelists on the program expressed mixed views on the subject. Representing the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) Hensley Daniel was dismissive of this view. In his opinion the Concerned Citizens Movement administration is not self sufficient and is always begging support from the Federal government.  However, minister in the CCM led Administration Troy Liburd...

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Nevis students receive laptops

Nevis students receive laptops

Sunday 21st December, 2014 Hits:160 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Students at high schools in Nevis were encouraged to make the best use of laptops given to them by the government of St. Kitts and Nevis in their studies and remaining up to date with the technology. After much delay due, the laptops were finally distributed to the students of the Charlestown Secondary School and the Gingerland Secondary School on Thursday by Nevisian parliamentarian Patrice Nisbett in the presence of Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas and Technology minister Glen Phillip.  Mr. Nisbett while addressing students at the Gingerland Secondary said that though the venture of procuring...

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Parry defends NRP's financial stewardship of Nevis

Parry defends NRP's financial stewardship of Nevis

Saturday 20th December, 2014 Hits:270 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Nevis opposition leader Joseph Parry is defending his previous Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) administration management of the island’s finances during his contribution to the Nevis Island budget Tuesday. Mr. Parry was responding Wednesday to assertions during the budget presentation by Nevis premier Vance Amory that the NRP administration had mismanaged the island’s finances, which has made things difficult for the current CCM-led Nevis Island Administration.  In his contribution to the budget debate Wednesday, Mr. Parry said the NIA needs to wake up and face reality of the challenges of the global economy and that Nevis cannot...

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NIA budget stands at over $165 million

NIA budget stands at over $165 million

Saturday 20th December, 2014 Hits:264 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance Vance Amory presented a just over $165 million Nevis Island Administration budget on Tuesday at the start of the Nevis budget debate. The premier noted that expenditures for 2015 amount to $165.22 million and estimated revenue estimated to be $145.23 million. Mr. Amory also noted that the expenditure in 2015 surpassed that budgeted for the previous year. The finance minister noted that the approved salary increase of three percent with effect from January 2015 increased the allocation of resources to all departments and ministries. Personal emoluments will rise to...

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Some retailers pleased with VAT Day activity

Some retailers pleased with VAT Day activity

Saturday 20th December, 2014 Hits:287 Local Andre Huie

  St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Customers came out in their numbers crowding supermarkets and stores across the Federation to cash in on the Government mandated VAT discount day. On December 12th and 19th the Government authorized a reduction in VAT from 17%- 12% on products that normally attract the VAT. Retailers have to be paid up on all taxes and indicate in writing to the VAT office, their intention to participate in the VAT reduced day. WINN FM visited some establishments in St. Kitts on Friday to find out how the day went and whether customers were capitalizing on the opportunity...

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- Inside the News Saturday 13th December, 2014

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- The Bigger Picture with Ken Richards 14th December, 2014

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-The Operating Room 16th December, 2014

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 - WINN FM Evening News - 20th Dec, 2014

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Three Party Coalition Sign Charlestown Accord to Give Nevis a Better Deal

Thursday 18th December, 2014 Hits:961 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Ken Richards

Three Party Coalition Sign Charlestown Accord to Give Nevis a Better Deal

  St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The three political parties making up opposition alliance Team Unity on Wednesday signed an Accord...

Opposition Alliance Wants Higher Minimum Wage Rate

Wednesday 17th December, 2014 Hits:1062 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Ken Richards

Opposition Alliance Wants Higher Minimum Wage Rate

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The minimum wage increase that took effect on November 1 doesn't go far enough, according...

Governing Labour Party and NRP Confirm Alliance

Tuesday 16th December, 2014 Hits:1756 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Ken Richards

Governing Labour Party and NRP Confirm Alliance

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Faced with a three-party alliance known as Team Unity, the governing Labour Party has indicated...

Government Urged to Pump More Funds Into Renewable Energy

Tuesday 16th December, 2014 Hits:1371 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Ken Richards

Government Urged to Pump More Funds Into Renewable Energy

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Not enough money has been budgeted for energy in the 2015 fiscal package presented by...

Opposition Predicts January Election, Says They Deserve Commendation for Restraint Over delayed MoNC

Tuesday 16th December, 2014 Hits:1459 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Ken Richards

Opposition Predicts January Election, Says They Deserve Commendation for Restraint Over delayed MoNC

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  One Opposition MP says speculation about the coming General Election being held in January should...

PRESS RELEASES

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Homeland Security Minister sees new fire tender for Nevis as firm act of collaboration

Saturday 20th December, 2014 Hits:127 Press Releases Sourced Information

Homeland Security Minister sees new fire tender for Nevis as firm act of collaboration

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS  – Federal Minister of Homeland Security Hon. Patrice Nisbett, described the handing over of a US$350,000 fire...

New Fire Tender Commissioned In Nevis

Saturday 20th December, 2014 Hits:130 Press Releases Sourced Information

New Fire Tender Commissioned In Nevis

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Residents in Nevis can expect "an improvement in the response and overall operational capabilities of the...

NIA's 2015 Budget passed; Public Debt figures released

Saturday 20th December, 2014 Hits:121 Press Releases Sourced Information

NIA's 2015 Budget passed; Public Debt figures released

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS  -- The Nevis Island Administration's (NIA) 2015 Budget received safe passage at the Nevis Island Assembly on...

St. Kitts-Nevis Police Trained In Polygraph Testing

Friday 19th December, 2014 Hits:261 Press Releases Sourced Information

St. Kitts-Nevis Police Trained In Polygraph Testing

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Four members of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) are now certified to...

Renewable Energy Is The 'Route To Go', Says Energy Minister

Friday 19th December, 2014 Hits:264 Press Releases Sourced Information

Renewable Energy Is The 'Route To Go', Says Energy Minister

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Hon Dr. Asim Martin has predicted "tremendous savings" on the...

REGIONAL

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Weston says government to reveal years of unpublished financial documents

Sunday 21st December, 2014 Hits:53 Regional Sourced Information

Weston says government to reveal years of unpublished financial documents

(Antigua Observer) ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The ruling Antigua & Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) government said the public is in...

STATEMENT BY BEVERLY NICHOLSON-DOTY, COMMISSIONER OF TOURISM, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

Saturday 20th December, 2014 Hits:167 Regional Sourced Information

STATEMENT BY BEVERLY NICHOLSON-DOTY, COMMISSIONER OF TOURISM, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

  STATEMENT BY BEVERLY NICHOLSON-DOTY, COMMISSIONER OF TOURISM, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS President Obama's announcement of plans to normalize relations with Cuba has...

Haiti's election council to resign: panel member

Saturday 20th December, 2014 Hits:120 Regional Sourced Information

Haiti's election council to resign: panel member

(Jamaica Observer) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti  – Haiti's Provisional Electoral Council will step down in a bid to help unblock a political...

SPORTS

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South Africa trample West Indies

Saturday 20th December, 2014 Hits:140 Sports Sourced Information

South Africa trample West Indies

(Nation News) CENTURION, South Africa  — Dale Steyn rocketed to his 25th five-wicket haul in Tests to finish off the...

Balotelli suspended, fined for racist, anti-semitic comments

Saturday 20th December, 2014 Hits:138 Sports Sourced Information

Balotelli suspended, fined for racist, anti-semitic comments

(Jamaica Observer) LONDON, England  -- Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been suspended for one match, fined 25,000 ($39,176) and ordered...

FIFA Will Not Reopen 2018 And 2022 World Cup Votes

Friday 19th December, 2014 Hits:227 Sports Sourced Information

FIFA Will Not Reopen 2018 And 2022 World Cup Votes

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) -- Defiantly declaring that FIFA is no longer in crisis, Sepp Blatter said Friday the decision to...

BUSINESS

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Barbados Credit Rating Cut Again

Saturday 20th December, 2014 Hits:132 Business Sourced Information

Barbados Credit Rating Cut Again

(Carib Journal) Barbados has seen its sovereign credit rating lowered again.   New York-based Standard & Poor’s lowered the country’s long-term sovereign...

T&T firms see more opportunities in Cuba

Friday 19th December, 2014 Hits:220 Business Sourced Information

T&T firms see more opportunities in Cuba

(Trinidad Guardian) Managing director of Sacha Cosmetics, who is currently in Cuba on a business trip, said he was in...

Ten Caribbean destinations reaped $867 million from private jet vacationers in winter season

Friday 19th December, 2014 Hits:251 Business Sourced Information

Ten Caribbean destinations reaped $867 million from private jet vacationers in winter season

(Caribbean News Now) NEW YORK, USA -- Elite Traveler Magazine has just reported the top ten destinations to enjoy the...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Government acquires memorabilia of Mighty Sparrow

Saturday 20th December, 2014 Hits:197 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Government acquires memorabilia of Mighty Sparrow

(Antigua Observer) PORT OF SAIN, Trinidad– The Trinidad and Tobago government is paying an estimated two million dollars (One TT...

Puma Adds Another Top Caribbean-Born Star To Its Team

Wednesday 17th December, 2014 Hits:344 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Puma Adds Another Top Caribbean-Born Star To Its Team

(News Americas) NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 17, 2014: PUMA, one of the world’s leading Sports Brands, has tapped another...

Camille Cosby Compares Allegations Against Bill Cosby To Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story

Tuesday 16th December, 2014 Hits:403 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Camille Cosby Compares Allegations Against Bill Cosby To Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story

(Huffington Post) Camille Cosby has broken her silence on the recent sexual assault allegations against her husband, Bill Cosby.   In a...