LOCAL STORIES

  • 24 February, 2017

    CoP: High Command Not Worried About Our Jobs

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): “None of our jobs are on the line. I can say without fear of contradiction that there is no pressure brought to bear from any side or any place to this High Command in terms of delivering.” That was Police Commissioner Ian Queeley…
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  • 24 February, 2017

    PM Harris: "Turn Them Off!!"

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris is urging his supporters to turn off their radio rather than listen to what he described as nonsense. “They don’t want to talk about that, they want to talk about all kind of distractions that is why…
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  • 24 February, 2017

    PM Harris: Labour Department Should Be More Proactive

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Labour Department arm of government is being urged to be more aggressive in helping protect the rights of the country’s workers. Prime Minister Timothy Harris has advised that the department needs to be proactive on that matter.…
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  • 24 February, 2017

    The Cable Is At The Crossroads

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Cable, provider of television channels, VOIP, telephone and internet services is at the crossroads. It's facing expensive compulsory licensing fees for US companies like HBO, technological advances and increased broadband access…
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  • 23 February, 2017

    Still No Crime Statistics- CoP Says Major Crimes Up, Detection Rate Down In 2016

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Eight weeks into 2017 and police have not yet released the crime statistics for 2016. During a press conference on Thursday (Feb 23), Commissioner of Police Ian y gave a synopsis of crime in the federation for 2016, indicating an…
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  • 23 February, 2017

    Police Investigating Sex Video Involving Local Teen

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Police are investigating the most recent sex video being circulated which reportedly depicts a local teenage girl engaging in sexual activity with multiple males. Police Commissioner Ian Queeley responding to WINN FM’s question at…
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    23 February, 2017

    No Mass Issuing of Health Cards Yet In Nevis

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Hospital Administrator Gary Pemberton says while the Alexandra Hospital has commenced issuing computerized health cards to patients, mass issuance of the cards is still a ways off. Speaking to WINN FM, the Hospital Administrator…
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  • 22 February, 2017

    Candlelight Vigil To Be Held For Steadroy Techeira

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); A candlelight vigil has been organized for Thursday, February 22, in remembrance of veteran teacher and sports official Steadroy “Tish” “Teddy” Techeira, who passed suddenly on February 15. Mr. Techeira, who headed the Washington…
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  • 22 February, 2017

    Culturama 2017 Committee Members Attend First Planning Meeting

    NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (February 22, 2017) -- The 2017 Nevis Culturama Committee met for the first time on February 21, 2017, at the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) conference room in Charlestown, to plan and begin coordinating activities for the 43rd…
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    22 February, 2017

    Charles Wilkin To Deliver Statehood Lecture

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Federation is observing History and Heritage Month with a number of activities including a much anticipated public lecture by Queens Counsel Charles Wilkin on the topic : "Fifty Years after Statehood: St. Kitts and Nevis at the…
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  • 22 February, 2017

    Government Resumes Building Homes On Private Land

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The government has signaled its intention to start constructing low income homes on private lands distributed by the National Housing Corporation (NHC). Minister of Human Settlement Eugene Hamilton speaking at the recent launch of…
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    22 February, 2017

    St. Kitts-Nevis Should Prep For Deportee Reintegration

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); In light of the Trump administration’s latest executive order on detention and removal of illegal immigrants from the United States, St. Kitts and Nevis is being encouraged to establish mechanisms to deal with deportees returning…
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  • 21 February, 2017

    Commissioner Queeley To Host First Press Conference

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Police Commissioner Ian Queeley and members of his High Command will be holding a press conference on Thursday, his first since being appointed to the post one year ago. The Police Force has come under fire for the low detection…
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  • 21 February, 2017

    Constable Suspended After Being Charged For Shooting Athlete

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Police constable who shot long distance runner Timoy Henry in the neck in June 2016 has been charged with two criminal offences and put on suspension. Constable Delroy Stapleton of Lodge Village, was on Tuesday (Feb 21)…
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  • 21 February, 2017

    Vendors Cause Championed

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Vendors crowding some of the sidewalks of the capital peddling their wares have come in for recent criticism. The former president of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Damion Hobson and Operation Rescue’s Dwyer Astaphan are among…
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    21 February, 2017

    Bus Association President Explains Decision To Call Off Strike

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): President of the Sugar City Bus Association, Bernard Boland is addressing Sunday's (Feb 19) meeting with drivers of hired buses and the decision to call off the strike. “In the meeting on Sunday (Feb 19) night, because of the view…
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  • 21 February, 2017

    Social Media Announcement of Cancelled School is False

    (EMU) – St. Kitts, February 21, 2017: The Ministry of Education advises that it has not authorized the cancellation of school today 21st February. The announcement that is being circulated via social media and otherwise indicating that school is cancelled is…
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  • 20 February, 2017

    Team Unity’s Popularity Being Questioned

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): There are questions about whether the popularity of the Team Unity coalition is growing or waning after two years in office. Prime Minister Timothy Harris is of the view that the just concluded week of activities celebrating that…
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    20 February, 2017

    Brantley: Nevis Benefiting From SIDF

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Foreign Affairs Minister and Deputy Premier Mark Brantley is again praising the three-party coalition for the benefits Nevis is enjoying under the Team Unity administration. Minister Brantley says apart from the range of federal…
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    20 February, 2017

    Extended Ministers’ Statements Labeled Contravention Of Parliamentary Practice

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): An opposition argument that there should be much more debate in parliament on national issues instead of extended statements by ministers of government is being supported by Operation Rescue’s Dwyer Astaphan. The opposition has…
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  • 20 February, 2017

    Passenger Bus Drivers Call Off Strike

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Following an extended meeting Sunday evening (Feb 19) drivers of Hire buses on St. Kitts opted not to go on strike Monday (Feb 20) as was being contemplated. Bus drivers from all the Associations met at the Cenotaph in Fortlands,…
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    18 February, 2017

    SK Bus Drivers Contemplating Island-wide Strike

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Commuters using passenger buses for transportation in St. Kitts should brace for a possible bus strike on Monday, February 20. WINN FM has confirmed with members of the various bus associations that drivers and owners are…
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  • 18 February, 2017

    Government Has NHC Under Financial Scrutiny

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The government says going forward the National Housing Corporation (NHC) will be under the microscope as it relates the financial dealings of the statutory board. Speaking at Thursday’s (Feb 16) launch of the government’s Fresh…
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  • 18 February, 2017

    Customers Present During Armed Robbery Of Business Place

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); WINN FM received confirmation that several customers were present inside Horsford Building Center in Stoney Grove, Nevis when two men robbed the business on Friday afternoon (Feb 18). Information is that just after 4pm, two masked…
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  • 17 February, 2017

    Armed Robbery of Horsford Building Centre in Nevis

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN)- The Horsford Building Centre in Stoney Grove, Nevis was robbed by armed assailants on Friday afternoon ((Feb 17), police confirm. WINN FM understands that the incident occurred around 4pm, however no further details were available.…
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  • 17 February, 2017

    Sea Hustler, Port Authority Reach Agreement; Ferry To Resume Operations

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The MV Sea Hustler Ferry and Cargo boat is set to resume trips between St. Kitts and Nevis on Saturday after a temporary arrangement was agreed to with the Ports Authority. The Sea Hustler, which has operated in the federation for…
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  • 17 February, 2017

    Unity Government Launches First Housing Project

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); As the Unity government launches its first housing project since taking office, the National Housing Corporation is promising to deliver bigger and more affordable homes for citizens. The $50 million funding for the project was…
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  • 17 February, 2017

    FDC Audited Accounts Tabled After 11 Years

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Three years of audited financial statements for the Frigate Bay Development Corporation have been tabled in parliament, the first time in 11 years. Minister of Trade and Industry Lindsay Grant laid the statements for 2007, 2008 and…
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  • 17 February, 2017

    Harris: Electoral Reform Underway

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Electoral Reform, expected to take off this year, is already being worked on, Prime Minister Timothy Harris told Parliament Thursday (Feb 16). Prime Minister Harris made reference to the appointment of a new chairman of the…
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    17 February, 2017

    Hamilton Urges Parliamentary Action Against Maynard

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The leader of government business in Parliament, Minister Eugene Hamilton, has taken to the House what he describes as a rude and disrespectful comment about Speaker Michael Perkins on social network, more specifically on the…
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  • 16 February, 2017

    Ministry of Health, PAHO launch SIP programme on Nevis

    NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (February 16, 2017) -- The Prenatal Information System (SIP), an electronic health information system, was launched on Nevis by the Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), in collaboration with the Pan American…
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    16 February, 2017

    Opposition Accuses Gov’t Of Abusing Parliament

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Labour Party MP Marcella Liburd said Thursday’s (Feb 16) meeting of parliament was “a charade, put on just for show”. She said it was the second meeting of the National Assembly for 2017 and neither session had Public Business…
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    16 February, 2017

    Speaker Grants Requested Meeting With Opposition MPs

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Speaker of the National Assembly Honorable Michael Perkins has granted the Opposition Members’ request to meet with him to discuss his rejection of their motion of no confidence one month ago. The Speaker made the announcement…
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  • 15 February, 2017

    DPP Appeals ‘Kilo’ Gun and Drug Sentence

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The Director of Public Prosecutions has filed an appeal against the fine handed down by the magistrate for Akeel “Kilo” Glasgow’s conviction for gun and drug importation. On January 7th, Glasgow was found guilty of importation of…
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  • 15 February, 2017

    St. Pauls Police Station To Close Indefinitely

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The St. Paul's Police Station will close indefinitely as of Monday, February 20. This is according to a notice issued Wednesday (Feb 15) by the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force acting on the approval of the Ministry of…
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  • 15 February, 2017

    New Kiosk Dispatch System Implemented At Port Zante

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Tour Operators will now be operating out of assigned kiosks at the Port Zante cruise pier area in a newly implemented tourist dispatch system. The new dispatch system went into effect Tuesday (Feb 14). In an interview with WINN FM…
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  • 15 February, 2017

    Commentary By Ervin Welsh - A Charade: The Government Is Not Trying To Address Crime and Violence

    St. Kitts and Nevis, February 15, 2017 (Positively Inclined): We cannot allow this charade the government calls its strategy to reduce crime and violence to continue unchallenged. On Thursday 9th February 2017, the Ministry of National Security held a…
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    15 February, 2017

    Breaking News: DPP Appeals ‘Kilo’ Gun Sentence

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); WINN FM has confirmed that the Director of Public Prosecutions has filed an appeal against the fine handed down by the magistrate for Akeel “Kilo” Glasgow’s conviction for gun and drug importation. On February 7th, Glasgow was…
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    15 February, 2017

    Brantley Explains SKN Opening More Overseas Consulates

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Against the backdrop of questions regarding the rationale behind St. Kitts and Nevis establishing consulates in countries such as Vietnam and the Philippines, Foreign Minister Mark Brantley says expanding the nation’s diplomatic…
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  • 15 February, 2017

    Beloved Teacher, Sports Official Steadroy Techeira Passes

    Beloved veteran Physical Education teacher and sports official Steadroy Techeira has passed. The Washington Archibald High School teacher was discovered dead inside his King Street home late Wednesday morning (Feb 15). WINN FM visited the scene where…
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  • 14 February, 2017

    Cable Workers Go On Strike

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The technical staff at The Cable has taken industrial action after employee concerns about salary increase and other issues were reportedly not met by the Board of Directors. WINN FM confirmed that the staff at the head end located…
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    14 February, 2017

    PM: Unity Kept 50 Election Promises

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Prime Minister Timothy Harris says the coalition government has in two years kept more than 50 election manifesto promises. Here is one of the achievements as emphasized by the Prime Minister. “I would want to record among our…
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  • 14 February, 2017

    Team Unity's Two Year Stint Draws Comments On Its Achievement

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN) In keeping with the 2nd anniversary Thursday of Team Unity’s election victory in February 16 2015, the governing coalition intends listing various achievements made over the past 24 months. At recent town hall meetings Prime Minister…
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    14 February, 2017

    DPP Could Appeal Sentences For Simmonds Et Al

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Director of Public Prosecutions Valston Graham is not prepared to say at this time if he will appeal the magistrate’s sentence in the Simmonds, Percival and Williamson drug trial, however he tells WINN FM, it remains an option…
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    13 February, 2017

    Statement by Hon Marcella Liburd In Response To Commissioner of Police, Mr Ian Queeley

    I am truly appalled at the attack on me by the Commissioner of Police Mr. Ian Queeley, that "I used the platform of a National Crime Symposium to level a baseless attack on the integrity of the Police Service." Not only is this untrue but it is also…
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    13 February, 2017

    Statement By CoP Ian Queeley, In Repsonse To Statement Made By Hon. Marcella Liburd

    The High Command of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force at this time registers its strong disappointment to comments made during the stakeholder remarks at the National Crime Symposium by the Honourable Marcella Liburd, an Opposition member in…
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  • 13 February, 2017

    PM Harris Expresses Gratitude At Church Celebration

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Team Unity administration and some of its supporters went to church Sunday (Feb 12) as part of ongoing activities celebrating the coalition’s second year in office. For Prime Minister Timothy Harris, the church ceremony at the…
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  • 13 February, 2017

    QC Browne To Appeal Simmonds, Percival Drug Conviction

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Dr. Henry Browne QC, defense lawyer for Kenrick “Rico” Simmonds and Tenielle “Blaze” Percival, says he is disturbed by his clients’ guilty verdict and will be filing an appeal. Simmonds and Percival, along with co-defendant Greg…
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  • 13 February, 2017

    Police Investigating Break In

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The police are investigating a building breaking and larceny at business place First Class Jewelry in Basseterre. A report from the police say investigators from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) are looking into that…
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  • 11 February, 2017

    PM: Collaboration By All Needed To Fight Crime

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris championed closer collaboration among all sectors to identify the root causes of crime and solutions to reduce it at a one-day National Crime Reduction Symposium. The event, organized by the…
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  • 11 February, 2017

    Caribbean’s Tourism Growth Projected To Taper In 2017

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); While the Caribbean is expected to see continued growth in the tourism industry, the numbers will not likely be as impressive as in recent years. Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Hugh Riley, speaking…
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  • 11 February, 2017

    Brantley: CCM Can Stand On Its Own For NIA Elections

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Notwithstanding the fact that the Team Unity administration will be holding a town hall meeting and Cabinet meeting in Nevis next week, Deputy Premier Mark Brantley says don’t expect to see much of ‘Team Unity’ on the Concerned…
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  • 10 February, 2017

    Simmonds, Percival, Williamson Guilty On Drug Charges!

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Kenrick “Rico” Simmonds, Tenielle “Blaze” Percival and Antigua national Greg Williamson were on Friday (Feb 10) found guilty on a number of drug charges, and were all sentenced to fines. The case has been ongoing since November…
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  • 10 February, 2017

    Gov’t to launch Housing Program, STEP Next Week

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The coalition government is preparing to launch its first housing project since taking office two years ago. The Team Unity Housing Solutions program is scheduled for groundbreaking at 9:30am next week Friday, February 17, at…
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    10 February, 2017

    Byron Responds To Questions On Investigative Probes

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): At Tuesday’s (Feb 7) Town Hall meeting in Newtown, Attorney General Vincent Byron responding to questions about investigations initiated by the government, made reference to those into the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation,…
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  • 10 February, 2017

    Cabinet Considering Proposal For New Public Market

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A new Basseterre public market is on the cards, according to the latest Post Cabinet briefing. It says Cabinet considered a proposal from the Ministry of Agriculture for the development of the new market. Cabinet is reported to have…
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    10 February, 2017

    Caribbean Records 7th Straight Year of Tourism Growth

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Despite political uncertainties, security and economic challenges in its main source markets, tourist arrivals to the Caribbean increased by 4.2 per cent in 2016, better than the 3.9 per cent overall, internationally. This is…
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  • 9 February, 2017

    Apology And Retraction

    WINN FM 98.9 (“WINN FM”) unreservedly apologizes to the Hon. Nigel Carty for its broadcast of disparaging and scandalous statements made by the Hon. Shawn K. Richards at political meetings held on the 13th and 16th of January 2010, respectively, and carried…
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  • 9 February, 2017

    Street Vending In Downtown A Big Problem For Businesses

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The large number of street vendors in downtown Basseterre has been a major problem for the private sector in recent years, and business owners are concerned that the problem is only getting worse. Individuals are setting up on…
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  • 9 February, 2017

    Fined For Importing Gun, Ammo and Drugs

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Akile Glasgow, alias Kilo, of Sandy Point, was found guilty of importing an illegal firearm, ammunition and marijuana through a local courier service. His sentence? An EC $200,000 fine. Glasgow was arrested in August 2015 when a…
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  • 9 February, 2017

    Former Press Sec. Said He Didn't Want The Job

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): His critics called him a largely ineffective press secretary while he held the post for a year. Speaking out now on a role he says he was reluctant to take in the first place, former press secretary Clecton Phillip is blaming Prime…
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  • 8 February, 2017

    National Crime Reduction Symposium Set For Thursday

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): In the face of rising crime levels, the government has organized a National Crime Reduction Symposium scheduled for Thursday, February 7. Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris, who holds the portfolio for National Security, says he…
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  • 8 February, 2017

    Astaphan: Basseterre Overrun With Vendors

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Former Tourism and National Security Minister Dwyer Astaphan is bemoaning the state of the Federation's capital Basseterre. Mr. Astaphan, a member of the activist group Operation Rescue, speaking on the Operating Room aired on WINN…
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  • 8 February, 2017

    St. Kitts-Nevis Removed from Three EU Countries' Blacklist

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St. Kitts and Nevis is no longer on the black for three European Union countries, Estonia, Italy and Greece. Foreign Minister Mark Brantley revealed the information Tuesday evening (Feb 8) at a Team Unity Town Hall meeting in…
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  • 8 February, 2017

    Commentary By G.A. Dwyer Astaphan - Ken Rijock Has Me Thinking

    About a week ago, American Mr. Kenneth Rijock informed the world that Dominica's Prime Minister, Mr. Roosevelt Skerritt, was under investigation by the United States Department of Justice for his role in the sale of a Dominican diplomatic passport to an…
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  • 8 February, 2017

    Hearings For Objections To Names On Voters List Starts In March

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Hearings for objections to names on the recently published Annual Register of Voters (Voters List) for St. Kitts and Nevis will begin March 1. The Electoral Office published the annual voters list on January 31, along with two…
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  • 8 February, 2017

    Douglas: Moghaddam Targeted Because He Is Iranian

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Alizera Moghaddam diplomatic passport scandal that rocked St Kitts and Nevis a few years ago is being downplayed by former Prime Minister of the federation Denzil Douglas. Dr Douglas is contending that Moghaddam was singled out…
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  • 7 February, 2017

    New Prison For St. Kitts In Design Phase

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The government has earmarked over $2 million for the design and tender process for the construction of a new prison in the rural area of St. Kitts. National Security Minister Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris gave an update on the…
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  • 7 February, 2017

    Caribbean Countries Spending Billions On Crime

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): An Inter-American Develop Bank study released in February 2017 estimates that Latin America and Caribbean countries spent upwards of 3.5% of their GDP or approximately US$171.8 billion over a four-year period on crime. The IDB…
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  • 7 February, 2017

    Clecton Phillip: Harris Behaving Like Douglas

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Former press secretary Clecton Phillip is rejecting allegations from the government that he wanted the Team Unity administration to pay him $200,000 dollars for his services as press secretary to Prime Minister Timothy Harris.…
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  • 7 February, 2017

    Men Released In Newtown Homicide Probe

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Two of the three individuals held for questioning in the February 1st shooting death of a Cash for Gold operator in Newtown have been released without charge. The juvenile, however, remains in custody for violating his bail…
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  • 7 February, 2017

    Dominica Urged To Revisit Its Diplomatic Passport Policy

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Dominica is being urged to review its holders of diplomatic passports and cancel those of individuals found to be unqualified to hold such passports. That’s the view of Miami-based Financial Crime Analyst Kenneth Rijock. He is…
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  • 7 February, 2017

    Commentary By Dr Patrick Martin MD - Rough Dem Up!

    An official directive to "Rough Dem Up" may be unpolished but exasperation over unrelenting violence is justified. Criminal activity appears immune to communal supplication and change in government. Too many citizens are held hostage in their homes suffering…
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  • 6 February, 2017

    UPDATED: Marijuana, Cocaine Confiscated By Police During Search

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The police report having seized a large quantity of marijuana and cocaine in the vicinity of the ferry landing on the South East Peninsula. The drug haul was made after the security forces conducted a search operation on Sunday.…
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    6 February, 2017

    Ring The Bell Talk From Two Year Old Administration

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Less than halfway into the five year term of the Team Unity administration, Prime Minister Timothy Harris has confirmed that he has his eye firmly on the next general election. Some of the coalition’s critics argue that Team Unity…
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    6 February, 2017

    Byron: Good Governance Legislative Agenda About To Be Prioritized

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The good governance legislative agenda is about to take off, according to Attorney General Vincent Byron. He gave that assurance to Team Unity supporters at the governing coalition’s recent town hall meeting. “We will this year very…
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  • 4 February, 2017

    Iranian with SKN Passport Sanctioned By US Treasury Department

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The US Treasury Department is announcing that the Office of Foreign Assets Control(OFAC) is imposing sanctions for the violation of the prohibited ballistic missile program, against an Iranian businessman who holds a St Kitts and…
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  • 4 February, 2017

    Iranian with SKN Passport Sanctioned By Us Treasury Department

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The US Treasury Department is announcing that the Office of Foreign Assets Control(OFAC) is imposing sanctions for the violation of the prohibited ballistic missile program, against an Iranian businessman who holds a St Kitts and…
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  • 4 February, 2017

    SKN U-20 Heading To CONCACAF Championships

    The St. Kitts and Nevis Under 20 men’s squad will on Tuesday (Feb 7) head to Costa Rica to compete in the 2017 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship. The Under 20 Sugar Boys will come up against some of the top teams in the CONCACAF region, playing Haiti on February…
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  • 4 February, 2017

    CBI Bank Accounts Under Scrutiny In Dominica

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): There is no official word either from foreign banks in Dominica or the Skerrit administration, that government Citizenship by Investment accounts have been closed. There is speculation in Roseau and elsewhere however, that the banks…
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  • 4 February, 2017

    No Charges Yet In Newtown Homicide

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The three persons arrested in connection to the broad daylight shooting of a Venezuelan national in Newtown, have yet to be charged with an offence. Police confirmed however that as at Saturday morning (Feb 4), they were still in…
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  • 4 February, 2017

    Three RSCNPF Officers Complete Advanced Polygraph Course

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 03, 2017 (RSCNPF): Three (3) officers of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force completed the Regional Security System Training Institute's (RSS-TI) Advanced Polygraph Examiner Course on Friday (February 03) in…
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  • 3 February, 2017

    Three Charged In Connection To Frigate Bay House-breakings

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The three young men nabbed earlier this week on suspicion of a number of house-breakings in the Frigate Bay area have been slapped with several charges. Lashaun Hendrickson of Ponds Extension, Jovan Huggins of Taylors Housing, and…
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  • 3 February, 2017

    Talks Ongoing To Amalgamate Indigenous Banks

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Eastern Caribbean Central bank Governor Timothy Antoine is continuing to push for the amalgamation of local banks in the OECS sub-region. He spoke to the issue recently in Dominica, and again returned to the subject in Anguilla.…
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  • 3 February, 2017

    Arrest Of Doctor/Politician Sparks Protest in Roseau

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): In Dominica protesters gathered outside Police headquarters in Roseau Thursday (Feb 2) and later at the court house, calling on the police to free medical doctor and Dominica Freedom Party politician Sam Christian who was detained…
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    3 February, 2017

    Astaphan: Stop The Propaganda

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A concern has been raised about what’s being described as the high level of propaganda being disseminated by the Team Unity government on state-owned ZIZ. “In Team Unity’s manifesto of 2015, we, because I was part of it as well,…
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  • 2 February, 2017

    Commissioner Queeley’s Job On The Line?

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Minister of National Security Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris has made it clear that going into the second year since the appointment of a new Police High Command, he expects to see results in the fight against crime. Veteran…
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  • 2 February, 2017

    Illegal Guns Seized Trace Back to Several Homicides

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A number of the illegal firearms seized by police in 2016 have been linked to a several homicides in the federation. Police Commissioner Ian Queeley revealed the ballistics results on Wednesday (Feb 1). “As it relates to firearms…
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  • 2 February, 2017

    SK Music Festival Launched Early To Attract More Visitors

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Minister of Tourism Lindsay Grant says the early launch of the 21st Annual St. Kitts Music Festival was a strategic marketing plan with an objective of attracting more tourists to the event. The June 22nd to 24th Festival was…
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  • 2 February, 2017

    Two Men, One Juvenile In Custody For Newtown Homicide

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Three persons including one juvenile are in police custody in connection to a homicide Wednesday morning on Manchester Avenue in Newtown. Around 11 am, 39-year-old Luis Garcia, a Venezuelan national who operates a Cash for Gold…
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    1 February, 2017

    Voter Enumeration To Begin This Year

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Attorney General Vincent Byron is providing an update on the Team Unity's efforts at electoral reform. Speaking at a public forum in Cayon Tuesday (Jan 31), Mr. Byron said the electoral process was at the centre of a democracy and…
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  • 1 February, 2017

    USAID Holds School Safety Course For Principals

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Ministry of Education, in collaboration with USAID/OFDA has moved forward with plans to enhance school safety in the Federation, by hosting a school safety course for Principals. The workshop was held at the Red Cross building…
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  • 1 February, 2017

    Updated- Cash For Gold Operator Shot Dead In Newtown

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Federation on Wednesday morning (Feb 1) recorded a second homicide for 2017. Police are investigating a shooting incident on Manchester Avenue in Newtown just after 11am that left one man dead. Reports are that a Venezuelan…
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  • 1 February, 2017

    Jah Cure, Mavado, Goo Goo Dolls for SK Music Festival 2017

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The St. Kitts Music Festival Committee has announced the first wave of artistes for the 21st Anniversary of the three-day festival. Artiste Selection Committee Chairman Jonel Powel, made the announcement Wednesday at the official…
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  • 1 February, 2017

    Minister of Social Security Delivers Address For SKN Social Security's 39th Anniversary

    NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (February 01, 2017) -- The following is an address delivered by Minister responsible for Social Security in St. Kitts and Nevis Hon. Vance Amory , on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of the St. Kitts and Nevis Social Security…
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    31 January, 2017

    Police Nab Three In Suspected House Breaking Ring

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Three men are in custody after police responded to a break in report in the Frigate Bay Area on Monday. WINN FM received information that the men were in a white rental car in the Fort Tyson area and ran when police approached them.…
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  • 31 January, 2017

    Douglas Concerned About Anti-Immigration Policy

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Concern is being expressed about the likelihood of the anti-immigration policy being enforced by the Trump administration impacting negatively on St Kitts and Nevis. The matter has been raised by Opposition Leader Denzil Douglas.…
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    31 January, 2017

    Supervisor of Elections "We Are Prepared"

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The complete annual voter’s list is scheduled for publication on January 31st and the challenges to some names on that list are expected to begin shortly after as political parties get ready for the Nevis local government elections.…
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  • 31 January, 2017

    Man Found Not Guilty Of Sex With A Minor

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Cecil Abbott was on Monday (Jan 30) set free after a jury found him not guilty of unlawful sex with a minor. Abbott was charged with unlawful carnal knowledge and unlawful sex with a girl under the age of sixteen years, stemming…
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    30 January, 2017

    Baroness Scotland Accused Of Poor Leadership

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The BBC is reporting that the British government has drafted in senior officials to support the Commonwealth Secretariat amid concerns over the way it is being run. The Department for International Development (DfID) is quoted as…
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