LOCAL STORIES

  • 26 June, 2017

    Ambassador Hull: O.A.S Must Implement Prosperity Strategies

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Ambassador Sr. Everson Hull, St. Kitts and Nevis Permanent to the OAS was in Mexico for the June 19 to 21st forty seventh regular session of the General Assembly, telling the body that the dialogues and solutions that are proposed…
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    24 June, 2017

    CoP: Behind-the-scenes Players Providing Criminals Access To Guns

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); “We don’t manufacture guns in this region yet we’re having a lot of guns here; and it’s the ease and access to those firearms that is really creating the issue.” So says Commissioner of Police Ian Queeley speaking to the issue of…
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  • 24 June, 2017

    Jah Cure To Headline Final Night Of SK Music Festival 2017

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The Friday night acts for the 21st anniversary of the St. Kitts Music Festival did not disappoint, rocking fans right down until almost 5am. While the Goo Goo dolls thrilled festival fans, and the locals acts represented well, the…
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  • 24 June, 2017

    Queen's Baton Relay Reaches St. Kitts and Nevis

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Queen’s Baton Relay is coming to St. Kitts and Nevis on Saturday, June 24th. The Queen’s Baton Relay is a sporting event that involves every Commonwealth nation, where participants run or walk for some distance before handing…
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  • 23 June, 2017

    Police Officer Charged With Rape

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); After a brief investigation Police have charged one of their own with rape. On Thursday Commissioner of Police Ian Queeley confirmed rumors that a police officer had been accused of sexually assaulting a female. The incident is…
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  • 23 June, 2017

    Lil Nozzle Charged With JNF Murder

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); A 23-year- old young man from Upper College Street has been charged with murder in connection with Tuesday’s fatal shooting at the JN France Hospital. Charged is Shakeem “Lil Nozzle” Mitchum-Cranston. He is accused of gunning down…
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  • 23 June, 2017

    Taxi-Driver Charged For Stabbing Wife

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The man who allegedly stabbed his wife on Tuesday, reportedly sending her to the hospital with life threatening injuries, has been charged for the crime. Police reported Friday, that 74-year-old taxi driver Calvin Dore of Buckley's…
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  • 23 June, 2017

    Music Festival 2017: Fans Ready For Mavado, Shabba Ranks

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The soca fans showed up and showed out Thursday for the opening night of the 2017 St. Kitts Music Festival, jumping and waving right down past 4am. Though the crowd was not as large as last year’s patrons brought the energy,…
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  • 23 June, 2017

    Emotional Vigil Held For Leanna Napoleon

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): It was an emotional ceremony at the Basseterre High School Grounds Wednesday night as classmates, friends, staff and relatives gathered for a candle light vigil to say goodbye to the slain student, Leanna Napolean. Amid the tears…
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  • 23 June, 2017

    IT Expert Outlines How You Can Prevent Cyber Threats

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): With cybercrime on the rise in the Caribbean region, and St. Kitts and Nevis having a 79.4% level of internet penetration, it is important that citizens take the necessary measures to protect themselves when using the internet.…
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  • 22 June, 2017

    Police Officer Under Investigation For Alleged Rape

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Police Commissioner Ian Queeley has confirmed that a police officer is currently under investigation in relation to allegations made to a sexual offence. A rumor began circulating Wednesday morning that a teenaged female had made a…
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  • 22 June, 2017

    Doctors Discuss Preventing Amputations Through Foot Care, Being Observant

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): If more people with diabetes managed their sugar levels better, paid more attention to their feet and got the necessary medical attention when needed, more amputations could be prevented according to General Surgeon, Dr. Joylette…
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    22 June, 2017

    Public Assured Of Improved Security At JNF Hospital

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): In light of Tuesday’s deadly shooting in the J.N. France Hospital, the Ministry of Health is assuring the general public that steps are being taken to strengthen the security infrastructure at the health facility. In a statement…
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  • 21 June, 2017

    Two Arrested In Bottle and Stone Fight On Fort Street

     St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A fight on the busiest street in downtown Basseterre on Wednesday (June 21) resulted in two young men being arrested. Reports indicate that a fight broke out on Fort Street around midday resulting in bottles and stones being used…
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    21 June, 2017

    Several Persons Charged For Weed, Coke Possession

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Several persons have been charged for drug offences over the past few days, which included marijuana possession, and possession of cocaine. Lendon Gilbert and Omarie Riley of Dorset Village were arrested and charged with Possession…
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    21 June, 2017

    Police Investigating Shooting Incident In Ottley's Village

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 21, 2017(RSCNPF) Investigators from the Violent Crimes Unit are investigating a shooting incident in Ottley's Village that was reported around 11:40 am, on Wednesday (June 21) that resulted in injuries to one person. Investigations…
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  • 21 June, 2017

    IMF Confirms Falling CBI Revenues In ECCU

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): According to a recent IMF report, revenues from the Citizenship By Investment programs in member countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union have been on the decline. The ECCU is comprised of Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica,…
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  • 21 June, 2017

    Wanted Murder Suspect Surrenders To Police

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN) WINN FM has it on good authority that Ivan “Chinyman” Phillip, the murder suspect being sought by police in the Leanna Napoleon homicide investigation, turned himself in to police Wednesday morning (June 21). WINN FM understands he…
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  • 21 June, 2017

    Parliamentary Stakeholders Attend Regional Conference To Discuss Matters Of Parliament

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Various stakeholders in parliamentary process from across the Caribbean region gathered together at the St. Kitts Marriot Resort to attend the 42nd annual Regional Conference of the Caribbean, the Americas and the Atlantic Region of…
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  • 20 June, 2017

    Murder Suspect Attempts Suicide While In Custody

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); One of the young men charged with the murder of 17-year-old Leanna Napoleon attempted suicide Monday night (June 19), while in a cell at the Basseterre Police Station. WINN FM understands that 18-year-old Travien Liddie, who was…
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  • 20 June, 2017

    Statement By Acting Prime Minister, Hon. Shawn Richards, On Shooting Incident At JNF General Hospital

    It falls to me today as Acting Prime Minister to relay to the Public that a tragic shooting incident occurred this morning at our main medical facility the Joseph N France Hospital. While the details are yet emerging and our security forces are fully engaged…
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  • 20 June, 2017

    Five Awarded US$5000 At PitchIT Caribbean Challenge

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Five entrepreneurs were awarded US $5,000 each for successfully pitching their business ideas as finalists in the PitchIT Caribbean Challenge held in St. Kitts this past weekend. The PitchIT Caribbean Challenge, is a tech-startup…
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  • 20 June, 2017

    Washington 'Washie' Archibald Has Died

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Social commentator, political activist and educator, George Washington Archibald, affectionately known as “Washie” has passed. He was 83. Born May 18th 1934, Washie began his teaching career in 1951 according to a timeline of his…
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  • 20 June, 2017

    One Dead In Shooting At JNF Hospital

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): It was pandemonium at the J.N. France Hospital Tuesday morning (June 20) when a gunman walked into the hospital and shot a man dead. WINN FM understands that the incident took place just before 9am in the vicinity of the lab at the…
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    20 June, 2017

    Breaking: Shooting At JNF, One Injured

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): One person reported injured during a shooting incident at the JNF hospital this morning, we'll have more information as it becomes available.
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  • 19 June, 2017

    Second Suspect Charged, Third Young Man Sought For Leanna's Murder

    St. Kitts and Nevis; A second young man has been charged with murder in connection to Leanna Napoleon's death, and a third young man is being sought by police. Leanna Napoleon, 17, went missing on May 8, and on Wednesday Police were alerted to the location…
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  • 19 June, 2017

    Traffic Restrictions Around Music Festival Venue Announced

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Traffic restrictions that will be implemented during the St. Kitts Music Festival will take effect at 6pm on each night of the festival and will last until the end of the show. Inspector Carl Caines spoke to those restrictions on…
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    19 June, 2017

    BHS To Hold Candle Light Vigil For Leanna

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Basseterre High School teachers and students are organizing a candle light vigil in memory of former student, the late 17- year old -Leanna Napolean. Ms Napolean was reported missing on Monday May 8 and her body was discovered…
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    19 June, 2017

    New Dispatching System Implemented At Port Zante Today

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The St. Kitts Tourism Authority will be introducing revised procedures for the dispatching system used at Port Zante with the hope that it will “improve the visitor experience while ensuring that there is an equal opportunity for…
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  • 18 June, 2017

    Leanna’s Brother Charged For Her Death

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The older brother of slain teen Leanna Napoleon has been charged with murder in connection to her death. Brandon Lee Wells, said to be in his early 20s, had been taken into custody hours after police were led to where his missing…
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  • 17 June, 2017

    SKNFA Awards Top Players And Teams For 2016/2017 Season

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN);The SKNFA 2016/2017 football season came to an end this week and the Association handed out awards to outstanding players, coaches and teams. The winners were selected based on voting by Team Coaches and Captains of the various…
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  • 17 June, 2017

    Culturama 43 Launched, Pageant Contestants Revealed!

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The Charlestown Waterfront was abuzz with activity Friday night (June 16) for the launch of Culturama 43 and reveal of pageant contestants. The festivities began with a mini parade through the streets of Charlestown late Friday…
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  • 17 June, 2017

    Speculation Rampant As Police Mum On Break In Leanna Napoleon Case

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); While police said it was confirmed that a body found in a shallow grave in the hills of Olivees overnight Wednesday is that of missing teen Leanna Napoleon, more than 48 hours later they have not provided any other information…
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  • 16 June, 2017

    Appeal Court Quashes Convictions Of Four Convicted Of Kidnapping

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Four men convicted on two counts of kidnapping in 2013, saw their convictions overturned by the Court of Appeal on Friday (June 16). The appellants Clayton “Yellowman” Laws, Jumana Walters, and brothers Ali Percival and Jermaine…
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    16 June, 2017

    Nevis' Culturama 43 Festival To Launch Today

    NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (June 16, 2017) -- Culturama 43, Nevis' foremost cultural festival, will be launched in Charlestown later today, June 16, 2017. Contestants for the senior pageants will be revealed and Premier of Nevis Hon. Vance Amory will officially…
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    16 June, 2017

    Man Convicted Of Kidnapping Set Free

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Jumana Walters, convicted of two counts of kidnapping in 2013, walked out of court a free man on Friday (June 16) after the Court of Appeal overturned his conviction. Walters was convicted with co-defendants Clayton “Yellowman”…
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  • 16 June, 2017

    Scottish Team in St. Kitts, Runs 3D Scan of Berkeley Memorial for Replication in Glasgow

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A small team from the Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland is in St. Kitts to scan the Berkeley Memorial which is located in the center of the Circus in downtown Basseterre in order to create a 3D image of the monument with the…
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  • 15 June, 2017

    Cayon Rockets Blow Out Spurs For Two-peat Premier League Championship

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Flow 4G Cayon Rockets are the 2017 SKNFA Premier League Champions. Cayon and Hobson Enterprises Garden Hotspurs went head to head Wednesday night (June 14) in a decisive Game two of the finals, coming off Cayon’s 2-0 trouncing of…
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    15 June, 2017

    Police Confirm Leanna’s Body Found, One In Custody

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Police have confirmed that the body discovered in the hills of Olivees Wednesday night (June 14), is that of Leanna Napoleon, the 17-year-old who went missing since May 8. According to the authorities, her body was discovered in a…
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  • 15 June, 2017

    Twenty-Eight Graduate From Leadership Course

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Twenty-eight people from all walks of life graduated from the fifth cohort of the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College and Jenkins Leadership Course on Wednesday evening. The course which took place over eighteen weeks, trained…
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    15 June, 2017

    Large Turnout At Ross University's Town Hall Meeting On Safety and Security

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Ross University of Veterinary Medicine Science hosted a Community Town Hall Meeting on Safety and Security at its auditorium on Wednesday afternoon (June 14). In attendance were the permanent secretary in the Ministry of…
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  • 15 June, 2017

    Senator Phipps: Crime Has No Winners

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Debate on the Firearms Amendment Bill 2017 continued in parliament at news time Wednesday (June 14). It seeks to increase the maximum penalty from 10 to 15 years for gun crimes. Senator Wendy Phipps in support of the bill on Tuesday…
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    15 June, 2017

    Body Found Suspected To Be Missing Teen

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Police have confirmed the discovery of a decomposing body in the hills of Olivees late Wednesday night (June 14), suspected to be the remains of Leanna Napoleon, the 17-year-old reported missing since May 8. While no official…
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  • 14 June, 2017

    Eight Receive National Awards At Investiture Ceremony

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Proud families, public and private sector officials and well-wishers gathered at Government House Wednesday morning (June 14) to honor achievements of eight exceptional citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis. The Investiture Ceremony…
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  • 14 June, 2017

    Gov’t Reviewing Draft Policy On Cyber Security, E-Safety For Youth

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The government is currently reviewing a draft policy aimed at cyber security and e-safety for the nation’s children both in the school environment and at home. To this end the Ministry of Education collaborated with the Ministry…
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  • 14 June, 2017

    Inland Revenue Can Collect Owed Taxes From Persons' Bank Accounts

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Inland Revenue Department would prefer to collect taxes by means of compliance by taxpayers, however, where that fails, the law provides a number of options for the Department collect the funds owed, even if it means taking it…
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  • 14 June, 2017

    Decisive Game Two: Cayon Vs Spurs Tonight!

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): It’s win or go home for Hobson Enterprises Garden Hotspurs against Flow 4G Cayon Rockets in game two of the best of three Premier League Championship tonight Wednesday. Cayon picked up two early goals to take game one 2 goals to nil…
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  • 13 June, 2017

    Opposition: Increasing Penalties Will Not Solve SKN’s Crime Problem

    While the Opposition has lent its support to the government bill which will see the maximum penalty for non-capital gun crimes increasing from 10 to 15 years, Senator Nigel Carty says that alone will not solve the country’s growing crime problem. Senator…
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  • 13 June, 2017

    Netball Association Donates To Player Left Homeless By Fire

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The St. Kitts Netball Association has come to the aid of one of their member players, Ms. Khalique Challenger, after the house she shared with her family in St. Pauls was completely destroyed by fire just a few weeks ago.…
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  • 13 June, 2017

    Inspector Caines: Inconveniences May Occur During Stop and Search Exercises

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The public will sometimes be inconvenienced when the police are carrying out their duties, says the Head of the Traffic Department, Inspector Carl Caines. Last week, a police check point near Conaree Village created long lines and…
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  • 12 June, 2017

    ATR 72 Flights Resume As LIAT And Pilots Reach Agreement

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): LIAT's management and pilots now have a legal agreement that settles a pay dispute that lead to three days of industrial action last week that stranded thousands of passengers across the Caribbean Sea. On Monday (June 12) WINN FM…
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    12 June, 2017

    Lawyer For Ellia Jeffers Withdraws From Appeal Case

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The Attorney representing Ellia Jeffers in her appeal against conviction on several drug charges, has stepped down from the case. On Monday the matter went before the Court of Appeal, which is sitting in the Federation this week.…
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  • 12 June, 2017

    Medal Of Honor For Maurice Widdowson

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The owner of Romney Manner and Wingfield Estate and operator of Caribelle Batik, Maurice Widdowson says he is delighted and humbled to be awarded the Medal of Honor for his contribution to tourism “I am thrilled at several levels…
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  • 12 June, 2017

    Longtime Educator To Be Awarded With MBE

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Eight nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis will next week be awarded with top honours for services to their nation by the Queen of England. The Companion Star of Merit (C.S.M) will be conferred on Lady Hulda Lawrence for her…
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  • 12 June, 2017

    Starkey Hearing Foundation Fits 32 Patients On Nevis With Hearing Aids

    NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (June 12, 2017) -- A free hearing mission hosted by the Starkey Hearing Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry of Health on Nevis, is being described by Nicole Slack-Liburd, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health as an…
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  • 12 June, 2017

    Carty: Concerns About Speaker Perkins To Be Addressed At CPA Meeting

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Senator Nigel Carty says the St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party will formally complain about the conduct of the Speaker at the 42nd Annual Regional Conference of the Caribbean, the Americas and the Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth…
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  • 12 June, 2017

    Opposition To Return To National Assembly Tuesday

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The opposition walked out of the last sitting of parliament but plan show up at the National Assembly on Tuesday (June 13). Opposition Senator Nigel Carty spoke to WINN FM on Monday morning. “The duty of the opposition is to…
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    12 June, 2017

    Appeal Court Cuts Pedophile’s Sentence In Half

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); A man convicted of having sex with a 12-year-old girl had his jail sentence cut in half by the Court of Appeal on Monday (June 12). The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court is presently hearing matters in St.…
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  • 12 June, 2017

    Alexander: Over Reliance On Governments Disrupting Communities

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): An over-reliance on government to solve everyday problems, might be one of the factors that has resulted in a disconnect among previously close knit communities. That's according to Dr Garfield Alexander, a guest on the weekend…
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  • 12 June, 2017

    Retired ACP: Police Force Image Tainted By Corruption

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): One of the main reasons some members of the public do not trust the police, is the perception of corruption within the Force. So says retired Assistant Commissioner of Police Joseph Liburd, who retired in 2010 after 33 years of…
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  • 12 June, 2017

    Carnival Committee Releases Calendar Of Core Events

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Six months ahead of Sugar Mas 46 the Carnival Committee has already released the calendar of core events for the National Carnival. WINN FM spoke with Carnival Chairman Noah Mills about the early release. “We are moving early on…
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  • 10 June, 2017

    Cayon vs Spurs Finals: Game One On Sunday

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The SKNFA 2017 premier league best of three finals kicks off Sunday (Jun 11) with Flow 4G Cayon Rockets looking for a back to back championship, and Hobson Enterprises Garden Hotspurs looking to break a 17-year winner’s slump.…
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  • 10 June, 2017

    Kidnappers, Sex Offenders Go Before Appeals Court Next Week

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court will sit in St. Kitts next week and some twelve criminal appeals on the docket and five civil matters. The four men convicted in 2013 of kidnapping a banker and his wife…
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    9 June, 2017

    Juvenile Charged With Murder, Attempted Murder

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 09, 2017 (RSCNPF): A suspect taken into custody on suspicion of the shooting death of one person in St. Pauls and injuring two on Tuesday (June 6) others has been arrested, formally charged and cautioned. Arrested and charged is a…
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    9 June, 2017

    Suspects In Double Homicide Investigation Released

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The two persons taken into police custody in connection to the double homicide in Taylors Village on June 3rd have been released without charge. Sean Smith of Taylors Village and Dennis Liburd of Westbourne Street were gunned down…
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  • 9 June, 2017

    LIAT Seeks Court Injunction, Pilots Still On Strike

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): LIAT pilots are continuing industrial action, despite moves by the regional airline’s management to seek a court injunction against an ongoing strike by members of LIALPA – the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association. The pilots…
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    9 June, 2017

    NEMA Begins Preparations For Hurricane Season

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The National Emergency Management Agency has started the process of preparing designated shelters for the ongoing hurricane season. Carl Herbert, Natural Disaster Coordinator explained that the agency will soon be in possession of a…
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    9 June, 2017

    Speaker Perkins Wants People To Understand The Workings Of Parliament

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Matters related to parliaments in the region and how they operate are expected to be under the microscope during the regional Commonwealth parliamentary Association Conference in Basseterre from June 16 to 23. These discussions will…
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  • 8 June, 2017

    Hamilton Estate Man Charged With Woman’s Murder

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The suspect picked up by police in connection to the shooting death of Lydia Jacobs in Church Ground Nevis on Friday (June 2) has been charged with murder. Charged is Alston Phillips of Hamilton Estate, said to be a Jamaica…
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    8 June, 2017

    Biao Wants To Return To China With SKN Passport

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Chinese national Ren Biao wants his St. Kitts and Nevis passport re-activated so he can return to China to face charges of stealing more than US$100 million dollars. That's what Mr. Biao's attorney Mr. Chesley Hamilton told WINN on…
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    8 June, 2017

    Astaphan: A Generation Of Young People Being Lost To Violent Crime

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St Kitts and Nevis is losing a generation of young people, according to former national security minister Dwyer Astaphan. The Operation Rescue official was speaking to the country’s violent crime situation, with 14 homicides…
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  • 8 June, 2017

    St. Kitts Memorial For Reginald Amory To Be Announced

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Prominent local businessman Reginald Amory JP died Thursday June 1 after a brief illness. Mr. Amory died in the arms of his loving wife Dale, surrounded by the love and support of his family and friends, according to a statement…
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    8 June, 2017

    Traffic Department Appeals For Motorists To Be Patient, Courteous

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Head of the Traffic Department is appealing for motorists to be patient as they continue to carry out their enforcement drive. Inspector Carl Caines acknowledged that with the increase in the number of vehicles on the road it…
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  • 8 June, 2017

    Pilot Strike Continues, LIAT Takes Its Own Action

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN);The industrial action taken by LIAT pilots moves into a second day, as members of the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) continue to refuse to fly any of the airline’s ATR 72 series aircraft. The partial strike…
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    8 June, 2017

    Parry: Nevisians Imprisoned In Their Own Homes

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The opposition Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) continues to accuse its political rival the ruling Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) of incompetence in curbing violent crime on the island as the parties on Nevis gear up for the next…
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    7 June, 2017

    LIAT Pilots Strike, Some Flights Cancelled

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); LIAT’s pilots have made good on threats to take industrial action. On Wednesday morning members of the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) refused to fly the ATR 72 aircraft until an agreement is reached with…
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  • 7 June, 2017

    St. Kitts-Nevis Played Good Football Despite Loss To Georgia

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The St. Kitts and Nevis senior men’s national football team the Sugar Boyz took on Georgia today Wednesday (June 7), losing 3 goals to nil. This was their second match of a two-game European tour, the first match against Armenia on…
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  • 7 June, 2017

    St. Kitts-Nevis Sugar Boyz vs Georgia Today!

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The St. Kitts and Nevis senior men’s national football team the Sugar Boyz takes on Georgia today Wednesday (June 7), their second match of a two-game European tour. The Sugar Boyz played, #89 in the FIFA World Ranking, played…
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    7 June, 2017

    Juvenile In Custody For St. Pauls Shooting

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); A 17-year-old male has been taken into police custody in connection to the shooting incident in St. Pauls Tuesday afternoon (June 6) that left one young man dead and two injured. WINN FM understands that the suspect was being…
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    7 June, 2017

    Douglas: Government 'Clueless' On How To Tackle Crime

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The parliamentary opposition is accusing the Team Unity administration of being unable to manage the country’s growing crime situation. Opposition Leader Denzil Douglas was commenting on the three homicides that occurred this past…
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  • 6 June, 2017

    Break The Silence And End The Stigma 

    Basseterre, St. Kitts (WINN)- Experts are pointing to a silent but devastating epidemic in the Caribbean with 60 percent of those affected less likely to seek help due to misconceptions, alienation, discrimination and poverty. In fact, the number of people…
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    6 June, 2017

    Update: One Dead, Two Injured In St. Pauls Shooting

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Three young men were shot in St. Pauls moments ago, police confirm, one of whom died on the scene. According to information received, the victims were shot sometime after 12pm (Tuesday, June 6) while in Rawlins Ground, St. Pauls.…
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    6 June, 2017

    Two In Custody In Double Homicide Investigation

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Two persons have been taken into custody for the double homicide in Taylors Village Saturday night (June 3). WINN FM understands the two persons of interest were taken into custody for questioning Tuesday morning. 41-year-old Sean…
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    6 June, 2017

    Violent Crime Taking A Toll On The Health Services, Says Former CMO

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Violent crime is costing the federation not only in terms of the trauma and tears accompanying the mourning of loved ones, former Chief Medical Officer Dr Patrick Martin is advising. He is expressing concern that the killings in the…
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  • 5 June, 2017

    Illegal Firearm Discovered And Seized In St. Pauls

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 04, 2017 (RSCNPF): An early morning citizen safety patrol and search by officers of the Special Services Unit (SSU) and members of the St. Kitts Nevis Defence Force in St. Pauls has resulted in the seizure of an illegal firearm…
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  • 4 June, 2017

    Taylors Village Shooting Now A Double Homicide

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The shooting that took place in Taylors Village Saturday night (June 3) is now a double homicide after the second victim succumbed to his wounds. At around 9:45pm police responded to a report of a shooting in the area. They…
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    4 June, 2017

    One Dead, One Injured In Taylors Village Shooting

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Less than 24 hours after a woman was shot dead in Nevis, police have confirmed another shooting homicide, this time on St. Kitts. Police have informed that investigators from the Violent Crimes Unit are investigating a shooting…
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  • 3 June, 2017

    Car Crashes Into Fishing Boat

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The Traffic Department is investigating a single vehicle accident Saturday morning where a car jumped a curb in Newtown and crashed into a fishing boat. Sometime after 10 am rental car R908 was traveling westerly along the Bay Road…
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  • 3 June, 2017

    Second Woman Shot Dead In Nevis

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); A shooting incident in Church Ground, Nevis overnight Friday left a woman dead, the second young mother to die by the gun on that island in less than two months. WINN FM understands, the woman, whose identity has yet to be…
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    3 June, 2017

    AG: Electoral Office Investigation In DPP's Hands

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); After almost two years of investigation into the alleged breaches of the Electoral office in 2015, the matter is before the Director of Public Prosecutions to determine if charges will be brought against anyone involved. Responding…
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  • 3 June, 2017

    SKN Sugar Boyz Prep For Armenia, Georgia Matches In Europe

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The St. Kitts and Nevis national senior men’s football team the Sugar Boyz is presently in Europe preparing for two important matches. The Sugar Boyz, #89 in the FIFA World Ranking, will face #68-ranked Armenia on Sunday, June 4th,…
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    3 June, 2017

    Attorney Calls For Disclosure In Ren Biao Investigation

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): More than seventy two hours after Chinese fugitive and St. Kitts citizen, Ren Bai was reportedly detained by the Police in Nevis, a statement from law enforcement Friday confirmed that Mr. Baio and his wife were detained on Tuesday…
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  • 3 June, 2017

    App For Reporting Illegal Activity Within Customs Coming Soon

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Reporting on criminal elements within the Customs and Excise Department or providing them with information on possible illegal activity at the air or sea ports will soon be as simple as accessing an app on your smartphone. The…
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  • 3 June, 2017

    Child Month 2017: For Every Child, Early Moments Matter

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The government of St. Kitts and Nevis has planned several activities to celebrate this year’s Child Month, according to Maria Crawford, Director of the Education Media Unit. The events organized for the observance of Child Month…
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  • 2 June, 2017

    St. Kitts Marine Resources Confirms 'Co-Management Talks' With Blue Finance

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The company Blue Finance is being considered to co- manage the marine resources of the federation a statement from the Department of Marine Resources declares Thursday afternoon (June 1). The release comes a day after the Prime…
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  • 2 June, 2017

    Banker Highlights Importance Of Saving Regularly

    St Kits and Nevis (WINN): Make an attempt to save no matter what level of income you have – that’s the message from Analdo Bailey, the Chief Executive Officer of the Eastern Caribbean Institute of Banking and Financial Services. He shared that advice on ECCB…
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  • 2 June, 2017

    Golf Can Provide Opportunities For Young People IN SKN

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Golf can offer a world of opportunities for young persons in St. Kitts and Nevis. That’s according to Christine McEachrane and Bruce Wilson, two officials running the Johnnie Walker St. Kitts Open set to start this Saturday, June…
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  • 2 June, 2017

    Cabinet Expediting Legislation To Double Penalty For Gun Offenses

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The government is moving swiftly to amend existing laws so that persons found guilty of gun offences such as possession and importation of illegal weapons could soon be facing up to 20 years in jail once convicted. The government…
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  • 2 June, 2017

    Diabetes, Hypertension Leading Causes Of Morbidity In St. Kitts and Nevis

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Diabetes and hypertension are the leading causes of morbidity in St. Kitts and Nevis. Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris revealed the information at a press conference on Wednesday. According to the Prime Minister, the Caribbean…
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    2 June, 2017

    Police Accused of Treating Economic Citizen Ren Biao Unfairly

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The lawyer representing Chinese national and St Kitts and Nevis citizen Ren Biao is complaining about how Ren is being treated by the police. Attorney Chesley Hamilton, speaking from Nevis Thursday afternoon, told WINN FM that he…
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