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St. Kitts-Nevis Pledges EC $1 Million to Dominica

St. Kitts-Nevis Pledges EC $1 Million to Dominica

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:119 Local Sourced Information

Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 31, 2015 (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis has allocated an EC $1 million humanitarian relief package to assist the Commonwealth of Dominica in its recovery from damages suffered by the passage of Tropical Storm Erika.  This announcement was made by Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris at the completion of a special session of the St. Kitts and Nevis Cabinet of Ministers which was held on Friday (August 28). St. Kitts and Nevis' assistance to its fellow Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member state came after conversations between Prime Minister Harris and Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit...

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Shortage of Dominican Agricultural Produce Likely to Affect Antigua and St Kitts

Shortage of Dominican Agricultural Produce Likely to Affect Antigua and St Kitts

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:119 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St Kitts and Nevis and Antigua and Barbuda are among OECS states worried that agricultural produce carried by Dominican hucksters on a weekly basis to Basseterre and St John's may be temporarily stopped because of the impact of Tropical Storm Erika on Dominica. One of the federation's former agriculture ministers – Cedric Liburd, says the development will very likely affect St Kitts and Nevis. "Some of their produce we don't grow here in St Kitts and Nevis so we always welcome that," Liburd told Winn FM's The Bigger Picture. "If the storm has affected the crop industry in...

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Monetary Council stands in solidarity with Dominica

Monetary Council stands in solidarity with Dominica

Sunday 30th August, 2015 Hits:359 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank has expressed sorrow and regret at the devastation to Dominica caused by Tropical Storm Erika. A statement by the Chairman of the Monetary Council Victor Banks says the people of Dominica are strong and resilient to overcome this challenge.  “On behalf of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, I express profound sorrow and regret to the Government and people of the Commonwealth of Dominica for the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Erika,” Mr. Banks said. “Our prayers and thoughts are with the families who...

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Skerrit: We Have To Rebuild Dominica

Skerrit: We Have To Rebuild Dominica

Sunday 30th August, 2015 Hits:434 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): We have to rebuild Dominica, was one of the focal points of the address by that country’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit in a national address Friday night, in the wake of the devastation inflicted by Tropical Storm Erika on Thursday. Prime Minister Skerrit described this period for Dominica as a national tragedy and painted a bleak picture of the damage done to Dominica’s economy.  “As I moved around today there is evidence of widespread damage to highways, complete bridges have washed away, motorized access to several communities has been considerably reduced and in some instances...

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Two arrested for Rakeim Hanley's murder

Two arrested for Rakeim Hanley's murder

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:1276 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Two persons were taken into custody on Saturday in connection with the shooting death of 17 year old Rakeim Hanley of Upper Shaw’s Avenue, Irish Town.  Police vehicles were seen converging in Irish Town in the vicinity of where Hanley was shot. Hanley died at the hospital at about 12:30 am Wednesday.  He had been shot multiple times less than four hours earlier (8:45 p.m.) while on Fort Thomas Rd, east of Durant Avenue. Reports reaching WINN FM indicate that Hanley was shot after intervening in an altercation.  Inspector Lyndon David, the police spokesperson said Wednesday...

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Special Session of Cabinet Addresses National and Regional Issues

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:39 Press Releases Sourced Information

Special Session of Cabinet Addresses National and Regional Issues

Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 31, 2015 (SKNIS): A special session of the St. Kitts and Nevis Cabinet of Ministers was...

Rotary Clubs Aid Dominica in Aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:25 Press Releases Sourced Information

Rotary Clubs Aid Dominica in Aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika

Basseterre, St. Kitts – The Rotary Club of Liamuiga and Rotary Club of St. Kitts extend their sincerest thanks and...

LIAT Announces Schedule Changes and Dominica Recovery Plan

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:409 Press Releases Sourced Information

LIAT Announces Schedule Changes and Dominica Recovery Plan

ST. JOHN, Antigua – LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, has announced changes to its schedule as it seeks to help the...

OECS Commission mobilizing regional and global support to ease Dominica’s Crises following the passage of TS Erika

Friday 28th August, 2015 Hits:230 Press Releases Sourced Information

OECS Commission mobilizing regional and global support to ease Dominica’s Crises following the passage of TS Erika

The OECS Commission is mobilizing regional and international support to reduce Dominica’s plight as that country rebuilds after floods devastated...

Taiwan's NGOs Working at Home and Abroad

Friday 28th August, 2015 Hits:280 Press Releases Sourced Information

Taiwan's NGOs Working at Home and Abroad

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): One month after a media visit to the Republic of China (Taiwan), Grell Browne of the...

REGIONAL

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Dozens Of Venezuelan Shot By Police Amid Crime Crackdown

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:19 Regional Sourced Information

Dozens Of Venezuelan Shot By Police Amid Crime Crackdown

MARACAY, Venezuela (AP) -- Workers in the industrial complex had been hiding in bathrooms and closets for hours when the...

Dominica: Over 100 Petite Savanne Residents Evacuated; Major Roadways Accessible

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:34 Regional Sourced Information

Dominica: Over 100 Petite Savanne Residents Evacuated; Major Roadways Accessible

(Dominica News Online) One hundred and nine residents of Petite Savanne were evacuated from the community by Sunday evening. Petite Savanne...

St. Vincent To Donate Money, Bailey Bridges To Dominica

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:33 Regional Sourced Information

St. Vincent To Donate Money, Bailey Bridges To Dominica

  (Antigua Observer) KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Aug 31 — The St. Vincent and the Grenadines government will provide funds and Bailey...

SPORTS

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

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:17 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:23 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...

Female Quarter-Milers Leave Beijing In A Blaze Of Glory

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:32 Sports Sourced Information

Female Quarter-Milers Leave Beijing In A Blaze Of Glory

(Jamaica Observer) BEIJING, China — Jamaica ended a 14-year winless streak when they captured the 4x400m relay in an exciting...

BUSINESS

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Tens of thousands of Jamaicans switch phone providers under number portability

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:16 Business Sourced Information

Tens of thousands of Jamaicans switch phone providers under number portability

(Caribbean 360 News) KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday August 31, 2015 – Jamaicans are taking advantage of the number portability introduced in...

Government "On The Move"

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:133 Business Sourced Information

Government "On The Move"

(Nation News) MINISTER OF FINANCE Chris Sinckler yesterday gave a spirited defence of Government’s efforts to transform the Barbados economy. Speaking...

FirstCaribbean Records Highest Quarterly Income

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:115 Business Sourced Information

FirstCaribbean Records Highest Quarterly Income

(Trinidad Guardian) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,—CIBC FirstCaribbean has released its results for the third quarter of this fiscal 2015, recording its highest...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Kanye West political jokes trump sex, drugs VMA controversy

Monday 31st August, 2015 Hits:22 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...

PTX looks Omi's way

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:114 Entertainment News Sourced Information

PTX looks Omi's way

(Jamaica Observer) JAMAICAN singer Omi recently received another boost of confidence from Grammy-winning a capella group Pentatonix (also known as...

Ballerina Misty Copeland Calls Broadway Debut 'Incredible'

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:104 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Ballerina Misty Copeland Calls Broadway Debut 'Incredible'

NEW YORK (AP) -- The stage lights have been hard to get used to and she worried about limited rehearsal...

TECH NEWS

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

Saturday 29th August, 2015 Hits:245 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:399 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:506 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:1658 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:1015 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...