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  • 22 April, 2017

    Richards: PAM Focused On The Future

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The People’s Action Movement’s (PAM) will host its 52nd National Convention on Sunday, April 23rd, at the party headquarters in West Basseterre. Party Leader, Deputy Prime Minister Shawn Richards gave an overview of what will…
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  • 22 April, 2017

    Earth Day 2017: Inspiring Action In Defense Of Environmental Protection

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Educating global citizens about the impacts of climate change on countries and people’s livelihoods and health and inspiring them to act in defense of environmental protection is one of the main focuses of Earth Day 2017.…
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    22 April, 2017

    Men Remain In Custody For Nevis Gun, Ammo Find

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The six young men taken arrested in connection to the two firearms and cache of ammunition seized in Nevis on Thursday (Apr 20), remain in police custody. A joint unit of police officers and Defense Force personnel were on patrol…
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  • 22 April, 2017

    Noone To Sign Important High Court/Civil Documents

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Attorneys are complaining that the absence of the registrar at the Basseterre High Court this week has greatly affected their work and their clients’ legal matters. WINN FM understands that registrar Janine Harris-Lake had informed…
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  • 22 April, 2017

    Bust A Lasting Honor To Sir Simeon, The ‘Father Of Nevis’

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Nevis’ first premier and the federation’s 4th national hero the late Right Excellent Dr. Sir Simeon Daniel was memorialized in the form a bronze bust of him in the heart of Charlestown on Thursday (Apr 20). Sir Simeon, a lawyer by…
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  • 22 April, 2017

    Environmental Workshop Educates Students On Climate Change

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis do not know enough about climate change and its effects on the Caribbean, according to several high school students present at a recent environmental mini-workshop. “I don't think the citizens of St.…
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    21 April, 2017

    Holness: Learn All You Can Before Deciding Whether To Vaccinate Or Not

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Individuals have a right to decline getting vaccinated; however, Dr. Andrew Holness urged the public to get as much information as possible before making that decision for themselves or their children. Callers to the Meridian Medical…
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  • 21 April, 2017

    Five Sprinters Represent SKN at 2017 World Relays Bahamas

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Five of the federation’s top sprinters will represent St. Kitts and Nevis at the 2017 IAAF/BTC World Relays in Bahamas this weekend. The meet will be held at the T. Robinson Stadium in Nassau this coming Saturday and Sunday (April…
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  • 21 April, 2017

    Six Arrested For Guns, Ammo Found In Nevis

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 21, 2017 (RSCNPF): A combined patrol of Police and Defence Force Officers on in Rawlins Village, Nevis discovered and seized two illegal firearms and ammunition during a search of persons of interest on Thursday (April 20). Seized…
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  • 21 April, 2017

    Public Lecture: How Climate Change Affects The Lives Of Caribbean People

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): How environmental issues affect the lives of people in the Caribbean was the focus of a public lecture on climate change held at the UWI Open Campus in Basseterre on Thursday (Apr 20). The lecture was hosted by Dr. Tannecia…
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  • 20 April, 2017

    NIA: New Pump Installed To Remedy Water Outages

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Junior Minister of Public Works in the Nevis Island Administration Troy Liburd and the CCM administration have come in for harsh criticism from the Opposition for ongoing water problems in Nevis. According NRP leader former Premier…
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    20 April, 2017

    Seismic Unit Received More Than 120 Felt Reports of Recent Quake

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Following more than 120 felt reports of an April 17 earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8, the Port of Spain-based Seismic Research Unit is explaining why that sort of activity is expected and can be considered normal. Monday’s quake…
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  • 20 April, 2017

    Police Launch Radio Show To Engage The Public

    Ar. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force has launched a weekly radio program in order to open up more avenues for dialogue and engagement with the public. The show aired on Thursday morning (Apr 20) on ZIZ radio, with…
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  • 20 April, 2017

    Premier Amory: "Acts of Criminality Must Be Stopped"

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Premier of Nevis Mr. Vance Amory is describing the Easter Monday killing of Morella Webbe as a tragic loss and a criminality that has to be stopped. Ms Webbe died after a hail of bullets struck the vehicle she was in at around…
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  • 20 April, 2017

    Scientists: Climate Change Is Real And The Data Proves It

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Critics continue to deny that climate change exists or that humans are causing it, even as experts warn that Caribbean nations will have to cope with higher temperatures, rising sea levels, droughts and increases in hurricane…
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    20 April, 2017

    McMullen - The Police Need To Re-Establish Trust

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): If the police want the public’s cooperation, they would first have to re-establish a relationship of trust with the people in the communities of St. Kitts and Nevis. This is according to Dan McMullen, an ex-member of Operation…
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    19 April, 2017

    Eric Evelyn Elected As CCM Candidate For St. Georges

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Eric Evelyn, Permanent Secretary in the NIA’ Ministry of Agriculture has been elected by the Constituency Group for St. Georges to be the candidate for the incumbent Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) party in the next Nevis Island…
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  • 19 April, 2017

    Michael Morton Honored With Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) For Service To Commerce and Industry

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St. Kitts and Nevis' Governor General's Deputy Mr. Dennis Michael Morton receives honors from the Duke of Cambridge at an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Mr. Morton is now a Commander of the Order of the British Empire…
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  • 19 April, 2017

    St. Kitts and Nevis Restaurant Week 2017 Launched!

    St. Kitts and Nevis Restaurant Week 2017 has been officially launched. Speaking at Tuesday’s (Apr 19) launch ceremony, Alistair Williams, Executive Director of the Tourism Events Unit, underscored the objective of the annual event, which merges agriculture,…
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  • 19 April, 2017

    Corned Beef Test Results Will Determine If Ban Is Lifted

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The ban imposed on corned beef imported to St. Kitts and Nevis will remain in effect until the results of tests carried out by local authorities are received. That is according to Chief Veterinarian Dr. Tracey Challenger. She told…
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    19 April, 2017

    Parry: Vance a Spent Force and Brantley Not Much Better

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Premier Vance Amory and his deputy Mark Brantley came in for a tongue lashing from Nevis Reformation Party leader Joseph Parry Tuesday. At an NRP news conference Tuesday morning, Parry, the opposition leader in Charlestown, accused…
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  • 18 April, 2017

    Kittitian Attorney To Be Admitted To The U.S Supreme Court Bar

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Kittitian Hadiya Claxton is about to be admitted to the bar of the U.S Supreme Court. The ceremony is scheduled to take place on June 12th at the U.S Supreme Court in Washington D.C. Ms. Claxton was on WINN FM's Voices Program on…
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  • 18 April, 2017

    New NGO To Focus on Climate Change

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Green Solutions International is having a launch event on Thursday, April 20th. The event, which is the first for the locally-founded non-profit, consists of a lecture series about climate change taking place at the UWI Campus in…
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    18 April, 2017

    Attack On Two Women Described As Abominable By PM Harris

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Prime Minister Timothy Harris has described as abominable, an attack on two women in Nevis which left one of them dead and the other injured and hospitalized. Twenty-eight year old Morella Webbe died following the hail of bullets…
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    18 April, 2017

    Over $100,000 Budget For Team SKN CARIFTA Participation

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Almost $120,000 was needed to send a team to the recently concluded FLOW CARIFTA Games in Curacao, and thanks to the government, the St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee, and the St. Kitts and Nevis Amateur Athletics Association,…
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    18 April, 2017

    Brantley Rejects Tax Haven Label

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Efforts by one American state to officially label St Kitts and Nevis a foreign tax haven are being strongly objected to by the federation’s Foreign Affairs Minister Mark Brantley. As WINN FM has been reporting, a proposed House Bill…
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  • 18 April, 2017

    Battle Of The Public Opinion Polls

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): With Team Unity just past two years into its first term of office, there is no general election on the horizon at the moment. However there appears to be a battle of the public opinion polls raging in the federation. Citing a newly…
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  • 17 April, 2017

    Jermaine Francis Cops Another CARIFTA Gold!

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Jermaine Francis has copped his second consecutive CARIFTA gold medal in the Under 20 Boys High Jump on Monday afternoon. Francis won St. Kitts and Nevis a gold medal in the event in 2016 in Grenada with a height of 2.11 meters.…
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  • 17 April, 2017

    One Woman Dead, Another Wounded In Nevis Shooting

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Police are reporting an early morning shooting incident in Nevis on Monday (Apr 17) that left one dead and one injured . Reports indicate the incident took place around 3:45 am in Cotton Ground. The two persons who received gunshot…
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  • 16 April, 2017

    Chairman: Culturama 43 Budget Not Finalized As Yet

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Chairman of the Nevis Culturama Festival Antonio “Abonaty” Liburd says although the budget for the 43rd hosting on the event has not yet been finalized, that will not stop the Committee from commencing with plans for the August…
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  • 15 April, 2017

    Easter Message By Reverend Mark Christmas

    My brothers and sisters in Christ, greetings in the wonderful name of our risen Lord, Jesus Christ! I am the Reverend Mark Christmas, Superintendent of the Methodist Churches in St Kitts and Chair of the St Kitts Christian Council. Today, we hear again the…
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  • 15 April, 2017

    St. Pauls Man Dies In Crash, Child Hospitalized

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); A single vehicle accident in the White Gate area of St. Pauls on Saturday afternoon left an area resident dead and a young boy seriously injured. Information from police is that sometime around 3pm a car, PB 204, being driven by a…
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  • 15 April, 2017

    Team SKN Off To A Good Start At 2017 CARIFTA Games

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Team St. Kitts and Nevis is off to a good start at the 2017 Flow CARIFTA Games taking place this weekend in Curacao with two athletes already making the finals in their respective events. The regional track and field meet will run…
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  • 15 April, 2017

    Local Musician Dies In Tampa Bay Car Crash

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN);The local music fraternity is mourning the loss of Oswald “Ham” Caines who died in a car crash in Tampa Bay early Saturday morning. Caines, 61, from Dieppe Bay, St. Kitts, had been living in Tampa, Florida for many years. He was…
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    15 April, 2017

    Liburd: Construction On Second Pier To Begin Early June

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Construction of the federation’s proposed second cruise pier is expected to begin in June. That’s according to the Minister responsible for Transport, Ian Patches Liburd, who is projecting that the country will have a brand new pier…
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  • 15 April, 2017

    Ambassador Hull Concerned Over Black-listing Of St. Kitts And Nevis

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The proposed House Bill 3419 in the state of Illinois has listed St. Kitts and Nevis as a “foreign tax haven” and if the bill is successful, the federation will be among 18 Caribbean countries where a company incorporated in any…
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  • 15 April, 2017

    Police Conducts Second Illegal Drug Burn

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Some eight thousand marijuana plants went up in smoke Wednesday, as police destroyed these plants reported to have been seized during operations and patrols over the past few months. According to the police, the large quantity of…
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    15 April, 2017

    Commentary By Everson Hull: No Basis For Blacklisting St Kitts and Nevis

    A select few cash-strapped states in the U.S. whose revenue flows have been severely harmed by the protracted slowdown in U.S. economic growth over the past eight years are of the mistaken view that somehow their revenues are lying idle in low-tax offshore…
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    13 April, 2017

    Ministry of Sports Not Responsible For U-15 Cricketers Missing Tournament

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Minister of Youth and Sports, Deputy Prime Minister Shawn Richards went on record Thursday (Apr 13) to refute charges that the Ministry of Sports and himself were somehow responsible for the Under 15 Cricket Team not traveling to…
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    13 April, 2017

    Cricket Association Explains Why U-15 Team Did Not Travel For Tournament

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): On the heels of much controversy, the St. Kitts Cricket Association has come forward to explain why the Under 15 cricket team did not attend the Leeward Islands Youth Cricket Tournament this year. The tournament took place April 8…
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  • 13 April, 2017

    RAM's Opens New Supermarket in Buckleys

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Ram’s Supermarket chain has opened its newest branch in Buckley’s, boasting a modern spacious design and wide selection of fresh and packaged foods. Mr. Amir, General Manager of Ram’s Trading Ltd, said that the construction of…
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  • 13 April, 2017

    Strike Action Results In Pay Hike For Cable Employees

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Technicians with The Cable returned to work this week following a second strike over a salary dispute, after management approved a 10 % increase for employees. The dispute had been ongoing since employees learned that Board members…
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  • 12 April, 2017

    IMF: World Economic Growth Expected to Improve

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde has given a glimpse into the Fund’s midterm assessment of the global economy, ahead of next week’s delivery of the World Economic Outlook Report for April 2017.…
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  • 12 April, 2017

    Cotton: People With Autism Can Live Regular Lives Once Tested, Trained Early

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The earlier a child is tested for autism, the sooner corrective measures can be taken making them more effective says Clarice Cotton, former Principal of the Cotton-Thomas School for Children with Special Needs. On WINN FM’s…
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  • 12 April, 2017

    Commentary By Dr. Patrick Martin - The Marijuana Commission: Moving From Filibuster To Legalization

    Marijuana is a plant. Use in the local culture is prevalent. Outright demonization of nature's creation is illogical and imprudent. The announcement of a "National Commission on Marijuana/Cannabis Sativa" reads as a policy U-turn. Undoubtedly, assertiveness…
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  • 12 April, 2017

    Nevis Culturama 43 Launched!

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); “Our Our Legacy, Nevis Culturama 43,” is the winning slogan for this year’s summer festival Culturama, happening in Nevis from July 27th to August 8. The festival was launched on Wednesday (Apr 12), and Culturama Chairman and CEO…
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    12 April, 2017

    PAM Executive To Be Ratified At April 23rd Convention

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The new executive of the Peoples Action Movement identified at the party’s caucus on Saturday (April 8), is to be ratified at PAM’s convention on April 23. The Honourable Euguene Hamilton and Ambassador Jonel Powell are the Deputy…
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  • 12 April, 2017

    SKN U-15 Cricket Team Not Participating in LI Tournament

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): This year is the first time that the Under 15 Cricket Team for St. Kitts and Nevis will not be participating in the Leeward Islands Under 15 Cricket Tournament. The cricket tournament which runs from April 8th to the 13th is being…
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    11 April, 2017

    Public Calls For Reform Of Labour Party

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party is being advised to reform its party if they hope to assume office in the near future. The advice came from callers on WINN FM’s Voices programme on Tuesday, where the current political landscape of…
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  • 11 April, 2017

    Christophe Harbour Offers Work For Local Subcontractors

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Dozens of contractors and professional tradesmen from both St. Kitts and Nevis attended Christophe Harbour’s recent Sub contractor Job Fair with the hopes of securing work at the expanding real estate project on the South East…
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  • 11 April, 2017

    Driver Released As Investigation Into Fatal Accident Continues

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The driver of the bus involved in the fatal pedestrian accident on the Frigate Bay road on Friday morning has been released without charge while police continue their investigations into the incident. According to initial police…
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  • 11 April, 2017

    Banking Act Amendments The Focus Of Regional Workshop

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Bankers, regulators and legislators from throughout the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) will meet on Tuesday (Apr 11) at a Consultative and Legislative Drafting Workshop to discuss proposed amendments to the Banking Act…
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    11 April, 2017

    Marijuana Debate Heats Up, Commission In Place

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The debate on whether or not to decriminalize marijuana is expected to intensify, now that a Marijuana Commission has been established by the government. Widespread discussion on the subject is expected, with key sectors and others…
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    11 April, 2017

    Harris: SIDF Investigation In Progress

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris describes the reported investigation into the multi-million Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) as a work in progress. The SIDF established in September 2006 with the National Bank Trust…
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    10 April, 2017

    Former Governor-General To Be Laid To Rest

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The nation was in mourning Monday, with former Governor-General Sir Cuthbert Sebastian being given a state funeral with full military honours. The day was declared a national half-holiday. The funeral was scheduled to be held at the…
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    10 April, 2017

    Court Reserves Judgement On Motions of No Confidence

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The High Court has reserved judgment, pending the submission of written statements within 28 days, on the Motion of No Confidence that date back to the last administration. Opposition efforts to have the Motions tabled in parliament…
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  • 10 April, 2017

    SMART Project To Empower Single Mothers

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Government is implementing a year- long project. The Single Mother's Advancement and Resilience Training (SMART) to empower 100 single mothers. SMART, was launched Thursday (April 6) in Basseterre with the St. Kitts Nevis Advocacy…
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    10 April, 2017

    Public Opinion Poll Said To Be Showing Strong Support For Team Unity

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Office of the Prime Minister is reporting that the latest Don Anderson poll shows that the Team Unity Administration was enjoying strong support and would expand on the number of constituencies it won in February 2015 if an…
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  • 9 April, 2017

    White Sands Arabia, Swimsuit Competition Launched

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The Carambola Beach Club has launched its sixth edition of the hugely popular White Sands beach fete dubbed Arabia, and the six sizzling contestants for the Swimsuit Competition. Under a Moroccan themed tent on the sands outside…
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  • 8 April, 2017

    Music Festival Committee Operating On Reduced Budget For 2017

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The St. Kitts Music Festival Committee has always been challenged by budgetary constraints with respect to booking acts for the three night event, and this year, the Committee had to work with even less money. This was confirmed by…
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  • 8 April, 2017

    St. Kitts-Nevis To Host Four CPL Matches In 2017

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Sports Minister Deputy Prime Minister Shawn Richards has confirmed that St. Kitts and Nevis will be hosting Hero CPL matches this year. In an interview with WINN FM, the Deputy Prime Minister said the deal was finalized this week…
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    8 April, 2017

    Police Investigate Shooting In Boyds

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); A young man from Basseterre is nursing a gunshot injury after gunmen attacked him in the Boyds area Saturday afternoon (Apr 8). Police informed that around 1:30 pm the young man was reportedly with another male on a farm when two…
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    8 April, 2017

    Traffic Arrangements For Funeral Procession Of The Late Sir Cuthbert Sebastian On Monday 10th April

    The following is the traffic arrangement for the funeral procession of the late Sir Cuthbert Sebastian on Monday 10th April 2017: 1. The body will leave Liamuiga Funeral Home to Government House through JNF Hospital compound, at 07:57. 2. Procession will exit…
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  • 8 April, 2017

    ECCU Governments Raise $10.6 Billion On RGSM

    As the Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM) approaches its 15th anniversary, member states are celebrating their success in raising over $10.6 billion in Treasury bills and Bonds to finance government operations. This is according to the Eastern…
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  • 7 April, 2017

    SKN Names 12-Athlete Squad For 2017 CARIFTA Games

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Twelve young athletes have been selected to represent St. Kitts and Nevis at the 2017 FLOW CARIFTA Games scheduled for April 15th to 17th in Curacao. Of the dozen young sports ambassadors traveling to Curacao, only two are female.…
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  • 7 April, 2017

    Mixed Reviews For St. Kitts Music Festival 2017 Lineup

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The St. Kitts Music Festival Committee released the full roster of artistes for this year’s event on Wednesday, which, based on the criticisms posted on the Festival’s Facebook page, failed to impress a large number of fans. The…
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  • 7 April, 2017

    Munroe: Procurement Laws Critical For Good Governance

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A lack of transparency in government and the private sector takes a heavy toll on a society according to the Director of National Integrity Action in Jamaica, Professor Trevor Munroe. “Corruption, lack of transparency, lack of…
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  • 7 April, 2017

    Updated- Soho Man Killed In Road Accident

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); A man walking home from work Friday morning (Apr 7) was reportedly struck by an omni bus on the Frigate Bay Road and died on the scene. WINN FM understands that Soho resident Ashley Brown, who works a security job in the Frigate…
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  • 7 April, 2017

    Rotary Club of Liamuiga’s Talent Search Returns After Two-Year Hiatus

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Talent Search Finals which took place at the ECCB Auditorium, featured participants from primary schools performing in the categories of dance, poetry and vocal music, and secondary school contestants competing in instrumental…
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  • 7 April, 2017

    Washington Based Nevisian Group Donates Beds To Two Facilities

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Nevisian Association of Washington DC reports having shipped 52 beds to Nevis last month, with an additional eight to be delivered in a future shipment. According to the Association, the mechanical hospital beds are a donation…
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    7 April, 2017

    Hefty Bail For Alleged Chicken Wing Thieves

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The two men charged for allegedly breaking into and stealing bottles of liquor, cigarettes and seasoned chicken wings from Boozies Bar on the Frigate Bay Strip have been granted bail. New Road residents Shane Amory and Deondre…
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  • 7 April, 2017

    Teen Recognized For His Act Of Kindness

    St. Kitts and Nevis: (WINN): WINN FM and Digicel collaborated to commend a young boy for his extraordinary act of kindness with a handing over ceremony on Wednesday. The young boy in question is Ray Browne of Immaculate Conception Catholic School, who helped…
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  • 6 April, 2017

    Dominican Republic National Pleads Not Guilty To Murder In Nevis

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Dominican Republic national Alexander Diaz has pleaded not guilty to murder in the December 2014 stabbing death of Pabel Santana. At the start of the April Criminal Assizes of the Nevis Circuit on Tuesday (Apr 4), Diaz, represented…
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    6 April, 2017

    Updated- Cable Building Evacuated Over Fire Scare!

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The Cable Building on Cayon Street was partially evacuated early Thursday afternoon (Apr 6) after occupants reported the scent of something burning. WINN FM visited the scene and met several persons who worked in different…
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  • 6 April, 2017

    St. Kitts and Nevis Tackling Youth Involvement In Crime

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): “We pray for our young people that the bent and the tendency to revenge and to war and to kill will become one of love. And in our youths, that there be significant reversal of the inclination to be violent.” The nation is praying…
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  • 6 April, 2017

    St. Thomas Primary School Wins Again at the "Mini-Olympics"

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The St. Thomas Primary School is still the defending champion of the Gulf Insurance Primary Schools Championship. The 25th edition of the Gulf Insurance Primary Schools Championship took place on Wednesday (Apr 5) at the Elquemedo…
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    5 April, 2017

    Campaign Finance Legislation on the Team Unity Good Governance Agenda

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Campaign financing is part of the Team Unity good governance legislative agenda, Prime Minister Timothy Harris confirmed Wednesday at his press conference. The Prime Minister was responding to a question about how much of a priority…
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  • 5 April, 2017

    Youths Take To The Streets In Anti-Crime Rally

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Hundreds of people, mainly school students were present at the Anti-Crime March and Rally, which took place on Tuesday (March 4). The March started at Taylor’s Range, then to Victoria Road, Cayon Street, Church street passing…
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  • 5 April, 2017

    Union Gen Sec: Employees Should Not Complain About Working Conditions If They Haven't Joined a Union

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Workers who have not joined the St. Kitts and Nevis Trades and Labour Union or have not formed their own union should not complain about how they are treated by employers. So says the General Secretary of the St. Kitts and Nevis…
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  • 5 April, 2017

    Premier Amory: Nevis Will Not Revert To Previous Crime Levels

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Nevis Premier Vance Amory has made a bold statement in the face of a recent rash of homicides in the federation- he says in 2017, the Nevis public will not see the levels of crime experienced in the recent past. “I want to give the…
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  • 5 April, 2017

    US Decision To Stop Funding The UN Population Fund May Affect C'bean Countries

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The federation’s former Chief Medical Officer has been commenting on the US decision to stop funding the United Nations Population Fund. Dr Patrick Martin tells WINN FM the move is not likely to affect St Kitts and Nevis as much as…
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  • 5 April, 2017

    Full Music Festival 2017 Artiste Line Up Tonight!

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The St. Kitts Music Festival Committee will on Wednesday night (Apr 5) reveal the full slate of acts for 2017 edition of the annual event The big reveal takes place at Boozies bar on the Frigate Bay Strip at 8:30 pm. What can fans…
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  • 4 April, 2017

    Professor Munroe To Address Transparency and Corruption on WINN FM’s Breakfast Show Wednesday

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): How important is transparency in Government, how costly can corruption be and who are the key players who should be involved in ensuring transparency? Professor Trevor Munroe from the National Integrity Action in Jamaica will be…
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    4 April, 2017

    PM Harris: Poll Shows Team Unity Doing Well

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The fortunes of the two-year old three-party Team Unity administration are either up or down, depending on who is doing the analysis. At the recent Peoples Labour Party convention, Party leader and Prime Minister, Dr Timothy Harris,…
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  • 4 April, 2017

    Polygraph Screening Of Police Officers Begins

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The promise of polygraph screening for members of the police force will become a reality later this week when all Senior Officers will also undergo advanced security screening. Commissioner of Police Ian Queeley announced Monday…
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  • 4 April, 2017

    Masked Men Rob Shop In St. Pauls

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Police continue their investigations into two incidents of robbery and building breaking in the rural parts of St. Kitts this past weekend. On Sunday afternoon (Apr 2) parishioners discovered the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in…
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    4 April, 2017

    Callers Weigh In on the Protection of the Working-Class

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Should the government have a responsibility to the working-class to ensure their sustenance and maintain a satisfactory standard of living? This topic was discussed by several callers to WINN FM’s Voices Programme on Monday (March…
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  • 4 April, 2017

    King Street Now a One-Way Street; Introduction of Parking Time Limit Delayed

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Traffic Department is delaying the implementation of parking restrictions in areas close to and along the Bay Road according to Inspector Carl Caines. On A previous edition of the Breakfast Show’s “Traffic Talk” program,…
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  • 3 April, 2017

    Student Athletes Must Balance Academics and Sports To Be Successful

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Track & Field has countless opportunities for students to secure a promising future, but they can easily lose these opportunities if academics are not prioritized. This is according to Virgil Hodge, Assistant Coach of the Washington…
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  • 3 April, 2017

    CARPHA: Food Borne Diseases On The Rise In The Caribbean

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A regional health agency says recent increases in reported incidents of food borne diseases have now made this common health issue a regional priority. CARPHA – the Caribbean Public Health Agency says incidences of food borne…
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    3 April, 2017

    Operation Rescue Maintaining Watchdog Role

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Operation Rescue officials have vowed to press on with their watchdog role, despite criticism coming from the Team Unity administration. The criticisms are directed mainly at former government minister Dwyer Astaphan, who has been…
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    3 April, 2017

    US Ambassador Offers Advice to Caribbean States

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St Kitts and Nevis and other Caribbean nations are getting some advice on measures that should be taken in their quest to strengthen their economies. US Ambassador Linda Taglialatela, who heads the American Embassy in Bridgetown,…
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    3 April, 2017

    Brantley’s Leadership Prowess Touted

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The parliamentarian expected to take over the leadership of the Concerned Citizens Movement from Premier Vance Amory – Mark Brantley, is being hailed as a leader of note. It had been expected that Brantley, nominated for the…
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  • 3 April, 2017

    South African Consultant Assisting In Tackling Nevis Monkey Problem

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture in Nevis, Eric Evelyn, has described monkeys on Nevis as a “massive problem” for farmers. “It’s a massive problem, we are trying our utmost to deal with it and as I said that is why…
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  • 1 April, 2017

    Man Injured In Bath Village Shooting

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); RSCNPF Press Release: Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit (VCU) are investigating a shooting incident in Bath Village, Nevis that has resulted in injuries to one person. The shooting occurred about 8.00pm on Saturday (April…
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  • 1 April, 2017

    Man Charged with Sexual Assaults in West Farm, Camps

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Police have formally charged the person taken into custody for the burglaries and sexual assaults reported in the West Farm and Camps areas two weeks prior. According to police the man was charged with two counts of Burglary and…
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  • 1 April, 2017

    Youth Advocates Take A Critical Look At Youth Policy And Youth Issues

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The government is in the process of finalizing a federal youth policy that for 2017-2022 which outlines the way forward for national youth development and the plans, programs and support initiatives that will help empower young…
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  • 1 April, 2017

    OTI Holds Cooking Demo At Irish Town Primary

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Chef Media Cooking demonstration at the Irish Town Primary School, Thursday (March 28), highlighted culinary opportunities in the tourism industry. So Says Executive Director of the Ministry of Tourism Allister Williams Mr.…
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  • 1 April, 2017

    Wanted Man Captured, Police Want Another Young Man

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); After issuing a wanted person bulletin for 33-year-old Shane Amory of New Road on Friday afternoon (Mar 31), saying that a warrant was in existence for his arrest, police informed later that same evening that he had been taken into…
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  • 31 March, 2017

    Shane Amory Wanted By Police

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Police are soliciting the help of the public to locate a wanted man. On Friday police issued a wanted person bulletin for 33-year-old Shane Amory of New Road, saying only that a warrant in the first instance is in existence for his…
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