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Erika Continues to Dump Rain on St. Kitts and Nevis as it Pulls Away

Erika Continues to Dump Rain on St. Kitts and Nevis as it Pulls Away

Thursday 27th August, 2015 Hits:965 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  A Tropical Storm warning remains in effect for St. Kitts and Nevis, even as Tropical Storm Erika is continuing to move away from the Leeward Islands. Thursday evening, the Met Office at the RLB International Airport advised residents to continue to act to protect life and property. "What we can anticipate from Erika for the rest of the evening is...some cloudy skies to sometimes overcast with some showers.  Some of the showers might be light to moderate as well as some isolated thunder storms.  We could also experience some gusty conditions especially in the showers.  Seas are...

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Met Office: There is Still the Potential for Flash Flooding

Met Office: There is Still the Potential for Flash Flooding

Thursday 27th August, 2015 Hits:902 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Meteorologists continue to warn of the potential for flash flooding as Tropical Storm Erika brushes St. Kitts and Nevis. "Most the convention and the shower activity is to the back of Tropical Storm Erika, so what we're going to see for the next few hours is some light to moderate showers moving over the islands as Erika continues moving away," Senior Met Officer Elmo Burke told WINN FM just before midday Thursday. "At the same time, we're also seeing some pockets of isolated heavy showers, and so persons still have to be vigilant that there is the...

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Exams Performance Presentation by Minister of Education

Exams Performance Presentation by Minister of Education

Thursday 27th August, 2015 Hits:467 Local Sourced Information

St. Kitts and Nevis (MOE):  Address by the Shawn Richards, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education on the performance of students in our schools and colleges in the May-June 2015 Regional Examinations set by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) and Test of Standards. It is with a sense of pride that I bring to you, for the first time, the Minister of Education’s National Report on the performance of students in the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and the Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC), all offered by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC)....

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Government Offices and Most Big Businesses Close Due to TS Erika

Government Offices and Most Big Businesses Close Due to TS Erika

Thursday 27th August, 2015 Hits:585 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Government offices are closed today due to the passage of Tropical Storm Erika.  A statement issued by the Government Information Service just before 8:00 a.m., says that on the advice of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and information from  the Met Office, residents of the Federation should remain indoors until the passage of Tropical Storm Erika.  "Consequently Government Offices will be closed until it is considered safe to venture out," the statement reads. The Met Office has advised that there is a possibility for flash flooding particularly in St. Kitts. "We're going to be seeing are periods...

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Potential for Flash Flooding as Erika Brushes St. Kitts and Nevis

Potential for Flash Flooding as Erika Brushes St. Kitts and Nevis

Thursday 27th August, 2015 Hits:1180 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A strengthening Tropical Storm Erika is passing over St. Kitts and Nevis this morning bringing rain and gusty winds.   An advisory issued Thursday morning by the Met Office at the RLB Airport in St. Kitts advises that Erika a little stronger, center passing between Guadeloupe and Antigua.   A tropical storm warning remains in effect for St. Kitts and Nevis. At 5:00 a.m. ECT, the center of tropical storm Erika was located near latitude 16.8 north, longitude 61.5 west or about 95 miles east of St. Kitts. Erika is moving toward the west at a reduced forward speed...

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LIAT Cancels Flights In Anticipation Of Erika

Wednesday 26th August, 2015 Hits:115 Press Releases Sourced Information

LIAT Cancels Flights In Anticipation Of Erika

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua – LIAT wishes to advise that due to the impending passage of Tropical Storm Erika, it has...

Nevis Premier welcomes training from Olympian Thinking programme

Wednesday 26th August, 2015 Hits:125 Press Releases Sourced Information

Nevis Premier welcomes training from Olympian Thinking programme

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (August 26, 2015) -- Premier of Nevis and Minister of Education Hon. Vance Amory met with California...

St. Kitts Partners with Golf Association of Ontario

Wednesday 26th August, 2015 Hits:132 Press Releases Sourced Information

St. Kitts Partners with Golf Association of Ontario

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts: The St. Kitts Tourism Authority has partnered with the Golf Association of Ontario (GAO) to promote St....

Taiwan's International Cooperation and Development Fund Aids Allied Nations

Tuesday 25th August, 2015 Hits:187 Press Releases Sourced Information

Taiwan's International Cooperation and Development Fund Aids Allied Nations

Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 25, 2015 (SKNIS): During a recent international media group visit to the Republic of China (Taiwan),...

Best Village Competition Promotes Closer, Cleaner Communities

Tuesday 25th August, 2015 Hits:123 Press Releases Sourced Information

Best Village Competition Promotes Closer, Cleaner Communities

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 25, 2015 (SKNIS): The Ministry of Tourism's Best Village Competition promises to see the beautification and...

REGIONAL

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PM On Gypsy’s Departure: I Wish Him The Best

Wednesday 26th August, 2015 Hits:187 Regional Sourced Information

PM On Gypsy’s Departure: I Wish Him The Best

(Trinidad Guardian) Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has wished former government minister Winston “Gypsy” Peters all the best in his future...

Gypsy resigns: “The PM is ungrateful, conniving”

Tuesday 25th August, 2015 Hits:352 Regional Sourced Information

Gypsy resigns: “The PM is ungrateful, conniving”

(Trinidad Express) REJECTED by the United National Congress after being screened to be the general election candidate for the Mayaro...

Tension In Venezuela-Colombia Border After Deportations

Tuesday 25th August, 2015 Hits:128 Regional Sourced Information

Tension In Venezuela-Colombia Border After Deportations

(Antigua Observer) Venezuela has deported hundreds of Colombians as part of a security offensive along the border that is causing...

SPORTS

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Bolt Strolls 19.95s Into 200m Final

Wednesday 26th August, 2015 Hits:202 Sports Sourced Information

Bolt Strolls 19.95s Into 200m Final

(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica – Defending champion Usain Bolt ran a commanding 19.95 seconds to book his spot in the...

Shelly-Ann simply the best says track and field analyst

Tuesday 25th August, 2015 Hits:190 Sports Sourced Information

Shelly-Ann simply the best says track and field analyst

(Jamaica Observer) SHELLY-ANN Fraser-Pryce's gold medal triumph in the 100-metre final at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing yesterday has...

Town Hall Meetings to continue across the region

Saturday 22nd August, 2015 Hits:249 Sports Sourced Information

Town Hall Meetings to continue across the region

  KINGSTON, Jamaica – The series of West Indies Cricket Board town-hall meetings hosted by President Whycliffe "Dave" Cameron and Vice...

BUSINESS

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Some DISH Channels Go Dark Due To Spat With Their Owner

Wednesday 26th August, 2015 Hits:120 Business Sourced Information

Some DISH Channels Go Dark Due To Spat With Their Owner

NEW YORK (AP) -- Dish said Wednesday that 129 local stations in 79 different markets have gone dark for its...

JetBlue Eyes Future Guyana Market

Wednesday 26th August, 2015 Hits:196 Business Sourced Information

JetBlue Eyes Future Guyana Market

(Caribbean News Now) NEW YORK, USA -- The Guyanese public has been using Facebook and other social media outlets to...

US Stocks Surge After China Cuts Rates To Help Economy

Tuesday 25th August, 2015 Hits:152 Business Sourced Information

US Stocks Surge After China Cuts Rates To Help Economy

(AP) U.S. stocks surged in early trading Tuesday after China's central bank cut its key interest rate in a bid...

ENTERTAINMENT

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New Buju single out

Tuesday 25th August, 2015 Hits:242 Entertainment News Sourced Information

New Buju single out

(Jamaica Observer) JUST after images of incarcerated deejay Buju Banton entertaining his fellow inmates at a Georgia correctional facility in...

Bid By B.B. King's Daughter To Get Medical Records Denied

Saturday 22nd August, 2015 Hits:279 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Bid By B.B. King's Daughter To Get Medical Records Denied

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A probate court commissioner in Las Vegas denied a bid Friday by one of B.B. King's...

Caitlyn Jenner Could Face Criminal Charge For Fatal Crash

Friday 21st August, 2015 Hits:248 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Caitlyn Jenner Could Face Criminal Charge For Fatal Crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Caitlyn Jenner could face a vehicular manslaughter charge after sheriff's investigators found she was driving unsafely...

TECH NEWS

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CTR # 35: Results of ECTEL Household Internet Use Survey Released

Sunday 23rd August, 2015 Hits:275 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:388 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:1517 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:906 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...

CTR # 31: Jamaican Minister of Finance Promotes Crowdfunding

Sunday 26th July, 2015 Hits:1103 Tech News Sourced Information

CTR # 31: Jamaican Minister of Finance Promotes Crowdfunding

Jamaican Minister of Finance Promotes Crowdfunding While attending a United Nations Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia last week,...