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    28 May, 2017

    One Man Injured In Warner Park Shooting Incident

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Police are investigating a shooting incident at Saturday evening's (May 27) football match at Warner Park. One individual is nursing wounds including a knee injury, and the police say two persons are in custody assisting the police…
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  • 27 May, 2017

    West Indies vs Afghanistan For T20I In St. Kitts Next Week

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Starting next week, St. Kitts will host the opening matches of the Afghanistan tour of the West Indies with three Twenty20 international matches between Afghanistan and the West Indies cricket teams slated for Warner Park. The…
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  • 27 May, 2017

    St. Kitts-Nevis Has Less Than 3% Overstay Rate For The US

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Less than 3% of St. Kitts and Nevis nationals who traveled to the United States on visitor visas in 2016 overstayed the time authorized by US immigration. Of the 12,115 nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis that entered the US for…
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  • 26 May, 2017

    Gov't Gets Approval To Borrow Up To $360 Million

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The government of St. Kitts and Nevis has been approved to borrow up to $360 million over the next 12 months in order to be able to meet its current expenditure, including payment for goods and services, as well as wages and…
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  • 26 May, 2017

    Construction Work Commences On New Bath Bridge In Nevis

    NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (May 26, 2017) -- Work on the construction of a new Bath Bridge commenced in earnest on May 25, 2017, with the demolition of the existing structure. Two weeks ago, the bridge was rendered unsafe following severe erosion by heavy rains.…
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  • 26 May, 2017

    ICCS Wins Its First SCASPA's Best In Class Championship

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): For the first time in history, the Immaculate Conception Catholic School took the title of SCASPA’s Best In Class. ICCS faced off against the Basseterre High School in the finals Thursday evening, after four high schools were…
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  • 26 May, 2017

    US$75,000 Up For Grabs At Tech Entrepreneur Competition In St Kitts

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Twenty-five finalists from the Caribbean will compete in the PitchIT Caribbean Challenge tech entrepreneur competition in St Kitts on June 17. The Managing Director of Quintessence Consulting Inc, Ms Telly Onu is the St. Kitts…
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  • 25 May, 2017

    Tecoya Warner Is The New Junior Minister Of Tourism For St. Kitts

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Tecoya Warner of Charles E. Mills Secondary School is the new youth Junior Minister of Tourism for St. Kitts. Warner’s winning presentation at the 2017 Tourism Youth Congress focused on practicing environmental sustainability…
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    25 May, 2017

    Opposition: Gov't Rushing To Establish Public Accounts Committee Ahead Of Regional Meeting

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The opposition St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party is claiming that the Team Unity Administration is only now moving to establish the Public Accounts Committee because a high profile meeting of parliamentarians is planned for St Kitts…
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  • 25 May, 2017

    Douglas: The People’s Parliamentary Business Being Delayed

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The time frame between the first reading of bills in parliament and their second and third readings has been criticized by Opposition Leader Denzil Douglas. Making reference in the House Tuesday (May 23) to the Advanced Passenger…
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  • 25 May, 2017

    Cayon And St. Pauls FCs Win First Matches Of Final Four

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The Premier League Final Four got off to an exciting start Wednesday night (May 24) with defending champion Flow 4G Rockets and SL Horsford St. Pauls United drawing first blood. The St. Kitts and Nevis Football Association’…
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    25 May, 2017

    St. Kitts-Nevis Passes APIS, Immigration Amendment Bills

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Advanced Passage Information (APIS) Bill was passed into law in St. Kitts and Nevis on Tuesday (May 23). The Advanced Passenger Information System governs the provision of certain information from passengers on commercial…
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  • 24 May, 2017

    Former Taxi Association President Calls Out Unfair Election Process

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The former president of the Liamuiga Taxi Association Andrew "Talbo" Bass spoke to WINN FM about reports of a controversial meeting of the Liamuiga Taxi Association in which some members were locked out of an election for a new…
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  • 24 May, 2017

    Former Champions Of SCASPA's Best In Class Quiz Eliminated In Semi-Finals

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Charles E. Mills Secondary School, the former reigning champions of the SCASPA Best In Class Quiz, was eliminated from the semi-finals of the competition. The latest round of the SCASPA quiz, which was held at the Cecil Jacobs…
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  • 24 May, 2017

    Premier League Final Four Kicks Off Tonight!

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); SL Horsford St. Pauls United, FLOW 4G Cayon Rockets, Hobson Enterprises Garden Hotspurs and RAMS Village Superstars are the four teams in the playoffs that will do battle for the 2017 St. Kitts and Nevis Football Association…
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  • 24 May, 2017

    Pension For Non-Established Government Workers Still In The Pipeline

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Auxiliary or non-established government employees are being assured that the move to set up a pension plan for them is still in the pipelines. More than 1200 civil servants fall under this category, where they are not entitled to…
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  • 24 May, 2017

    Upgrade Work Continues At The Frigate Bay Strip

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): “The Strip is home to approximately 12 business establishments each offering entertainment, tropical beach bars and restaurants Mr. Speaker, and despite its current popularity development of The Strip was not as deliberate as it…
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    23 May, 2017

    Harris: Opposition Leader To Nominate Public Accounts Committee Chair

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Government is moving to establish the long anticipated Public Accounts Committee. That announcement was made in the House of Assembly Tuesday (May 23) by Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris “We want to move to establish this…
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  • 23 May, 2017

    Labour MP Konris Maynard Booted From Parliament

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); After a back and forth verbal exchange between Speaker of the National Assembly Michael Perkins and Labour parliamentarian Konris Maynard on Tuesday (May 23), the MP was ejected from the National Assembly. According to Maynard,…
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  • 23 May, 2017

    P.S Of Education: No Protocol For Missing Students

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): There is no protocol currently in place within the Ministry of Education for when a student goes missing. That’s according to William Hodge, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education. He was speaking at a press conference…
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    23 May, 2017

    CCTV Cameras Installed In Shadwell And Conaree

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); As the Ministry of National Security continues its rollout of the national CCTV surveillance project, cameras have been installed in Shadwell and Conaree. Minister of National Security, Prime Minister Timothy Harris gave an update…
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  • 23 May, 2017

    Grant Promises Even Greater Success For St Kitts Tourism

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St. Kitts Tourism Minister Lindsay Grant listed the strides being made by the destination in an address at the 2017 Tourism Experience Awards at the Marriott Resort. “So far in 2017 alone, the Wall Street Journal has ranked St Kitts…
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  • 23 May, 2017

    Campbell To SKNLP: Our Enemies Are The Same

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The featured Speaker at the St. Kitts Nevis Labor Party's 85th Annual Convention, Dr Dayton Campbell of the People's National Party of Jamaica, argues that enemies are the same in the Caribbean “My presentation today is entitled the…
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    22 May, 2017

    CBI Agent and Broadcaster Support Eventual Phasing Out of Citizenship Programme

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The government is getting support for its plans to eventually exit the Citizenship by Investment programme after first strengthening other economic pillars of the economy in a bid to rely less on the CBI. CBI agent of Apex Capital…
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  • 22 May, 2017

    Education Officials Appeal For Leanna's Return

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): If the case of Leanna Napoleon’s disappearance is not solved, it shows that vulnerable people can be targeted in kidnappings, and the perpetrators can get away with it. That was said by Minister of Education Shawn Richards, at the…
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  • 22 May, 2017

    Three Persons of Interest Assisting the Police in the Leanna Napoleon Matter

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Police still have no concrete evidence of the status or whereabouts of missing seventeen year old Leanna Napoleon, but they have three persons of interest assisting in the search for the missing Basseterre High School student. That…
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  • 22 May, 2017

    Women Urged To Help Change The Federation’s Political Climate

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): “There are many misconceptions, women still battle stereotypes and gender bias on a daily basis.” That remark by CARICOM Youth Ambassador Joy Napier set the tone for Saturday’s Inside The News discussion on women and their issues in…
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  • 20 May, 2017

    Search for Leanna: Malicious Actors Spreading Misinformation

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); As it nears the two-week mark since 17-year-old high school student Leanna Napoleon disappeared without a trace, police say malicious persons continue to spread misinformation about the situation, which have the potential to…
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  • 20 May, 2017

    Traffic Dept Urges Compliance With Tint, Lights, License Plate Regulations

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The Traffic Department of the Police Force has issued several reminders to vehicle owners as it relates to the use of tint, vehicle lights and acceptable license plates. The Licensing Authority highlighted the provisions of…
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  • 20 May, 2017

    St. Kitts-Nevis, Caribbean Economic Growth Picking Up

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to gradually emerge from recession in 2017, but to secure strong and inclusive growth going forward the region needs to address gaps in infrastructure, improve education outcomes,…
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    20 May, 2017

    Gun And More Than 100 Rounds Of Ammo Seized

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Police searches continue to yield results as another illegal firearm and more than 100 rounds of ammunition were seized overnight Friday. The search of a residence at Carifesta Village in St. Peters around midnight turned up…
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  • 20 May, 2017

    Contact Made With Missing Female Ross University Student

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN);The police search for a female Ross University student has been called off after the school was able to make contact with the young woman. The University reported the young woman missing to police on Friday (May 19), after she had…
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  • 19 May, 2017

    IMF Continues To Fight Against Government Corruption

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): “Corruption-the abuse of public office for private gain—is a many-headed monster pervasive in many countries, but only a fraction of cases make headlines; fewer are successfully prosecuted.” This is according to Alistair Thomson,…
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    19 May, 2017

    Callers Weigh In On Missing Teen Investigation

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Some members of the public have been offering suggestions to the police about ways to proceed in the investigation of the disappearance of seventeen-year-old Leanna Napoleon, missing since May 8. Leanna Napoleon of Keys Village went…
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  • 19 May, 2017

    Cayon Man Guilty Of Stealing A Pair Of Jeans

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A young man from Spooners, Cayon has been fined for stealing a pair of jeans from a store located in the heart of downtown Basseterre. Leo Christian went before the Magistrate court this week and pleaded guilty to larceny for…
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    19 May, 2017

    Suspect Charged In Mills Murder

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): One of the suspects picked up for the May 9 fatal shooting of Gregory Mills has been charged with murder. Charged is Omax Bye, a 31year old male resident of Upper Shaw Avenue, McKnight. Mills, the owner of a pizza shop, was gunned…
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  • Image result for Dwyer Astaphan WINN FM
    19 May, 2017

    Astaphan: "Have We Stopped Being Compassionate?"

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A former National Security Minister is asking whether the society is becoming numb to the killings and other violent acts occurring in the federation. Operation Rescue’s Dwyer Astaphan made the observation while commenting about…
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  • 18 May, 2017

    McKnight Man Charged For Gregory Mills Murder

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 18, (RSCNPF): A suspect taken into custody on suspicion of the murder of Gregory Mills has been arrested, formally charged and cautioned. Arrested and charged is Omax Bye, a 31year old male resident of Upper Shaw Avenue, McKnight.…
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    18 May, 2017

    Bail Granted For Gun Possession, Drugs, and Fraud

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Six individuals have been charged in connection to the Ruger P345 .45 pistol and five rounds of matching ammunition seized at a property in Cayon on Friday (May 12). Those charged with Possession of a Firearm and Possession of…
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  • 18 May, 2017

    Opposition Against Eventual Phasing Out of CBI

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The suggestion that the country’s Citizenship By Investment programme will eventually be phased out is being criticized by the opposition St Kitts Nevis Labour Party. At his May 10 press conference, Prime Minister Timothy Harris…
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  • 18 May, 2017

    CoP On Missing Teen Investigation: Police Can’t Tell The Public Every Detail

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); As the search continues for missing 17-year-old Leanna Napoleon questions are being raised about the investigations. On Wednesday (May 17), WINN FM contacted Commissioner of Police Ian Queeley for comment on the Force's efforts to…
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  • 18 May, 2017

    Men Have A Critical Role To Play In Shaping Nation’s Youth

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); “If men are directly and intimately involved in their children’s lives, including educational development, from day one, the children would grow up more law-abiding, more compassionate, less aggressive and more concerned with…
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  • 18 May, 2017

    ECCB: Ratio Of Bad Loans Decreasing But Still Too High

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The ratio of non-performing or bad loans across banks in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union has decreased over the past few years but is still more than double the internationally accepted level. Speaking at a Nevis Chamber of…
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    18 May, 2017

    SKN Businesses Urged To Seek Opportunity In Other Islands

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Timothy Antoine is inviting local businesses to make greater use of the economies of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). The ECCU comprises eight English speaking…
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    18 May, 2017

    Two Young Men Wounded In St. Pauls Shootings

    Two young men are nursing gunshot injuries in the wake of separate shooting incidents in the rural village of St. Pauls Wednesday night (May 18). WINN FM understands that some time around 10 pm, police received a report of a shooting injury in Rawlins Housing…
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  • 17 May, 2017

    Ministry, Tourism Authority Addressing Taxi Drivers’ Dispatching Concerns

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); In response to Tuesday’s protest action by taxi and tour bus operators, the Ministry of Tourism and the St. Kitts Tourism Authority are admitting that they do have challenges, however they are working in close consultation with…
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  • 17 May, 2017

    Police Give Update On Search For Missing 17-yr-old

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 17, 2017(RSCNPF): The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force conducted an extensive search of one the areas surrounding where missing teenager Leanna Napoleon was reported last seen. A combined search team gathered on…
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  • 17 May, 2017

    BHS Now In The Lead Of SCASPA's Best In Class Quiz

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): After a tough second round, Basseterre High School is now leading in the SCASPA Best In Class Quiz, ahead of defending champions and winner of the first round, the Charles E. Mills Secondary School. Tuesday night’s second round saw…
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  • 17 May, 2017

    Privy Council Dismisses Warrington Phillip’s Appeal

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The London-based Privy Council has dismissed the appeal against conviction for murder filed by Nevisian Warrington Phillip. Phillip was in November 2008 convicted of stabbing his estranged wife Shermelle Phillip to death in the…
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  • 17 May, 2017

    Leanna’s Vigil: Stop The Gossip, Pray For Her Safe Return

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Members of the Moravian churches around St. Kitts came together in Buckley's Tuesday night (May 16) for a candle light prayer vigil for the safe return of missing teen Leanna Napoleon. The 17-year-old Keys resident, who grew up in…
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  • 17 May, 2017

    Taxi Bus Operators Protest “Unfair Dispatching System”

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Taxi bus operators drove around downtown Basseterre honking their horns Tuesday morning (May 16), protesting what they call an unfair dispatching system Port Zante which gives preference to open air safaris. Here’s what some of the…
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  • 17 May, 2017

    Passionate Appeals For Return Of Missing Teen

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): An impassioned appeal was made by Superintendent of the Moravian Church St Kitts Conference Hilton J Joseph, as the efforts to find missing teenager Leanna Napoleon continue. Pastor Joseph in a statement on the matter, sought to…
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    17 May, 2017

    Commentary By Dr Patrick Martin: The Lead Voice of Nurses

    The theme for International Nurses Day 2017 called for greater nursing activism in achieving Sustainable Development. Why should nurses in St. Kitts and Nevis care about development policy? It is a fair question given the demotivating stresses they face. The…
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  • 16 May, 2017

    Public Works Assessing Damage To Bath Bridge

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The Public Works Department in Nevis is presently conducting a preliminary assessment of the damage to the Bath Bridge, caused by heavy rains late last week. The undermining of the bridge that leads into Bath village, however,…
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    16 May, 2017

    Public Works Undertaking Several Projects

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Activities being undertaken by the Ministry of Public Infrastructure have been highlighted by Minister Ian Patches Liburd, as the country observes Public Works Week. In an address to the nation, the minister made reference to…
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  • 16 May, 2017

    Callers Weigh In On Amendment Bills

    There has been mixed reaction over the recent announcement by Attorney General Vincent Byron concerning the amendment of the Bail and Firearms Act. Callers to WINNFM’s Voices programme on Monday discussed the implications of the proposed changes to the Bail…
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  • 16 May, 2017

    2017 Tourism Awards Finalists Revealed

    BASSETERRE (16th May,2017): Twenty-seven finalists will contend for various awards in the 2017 St. Kitts Tourism Experience Awards, which takes place on Saturday 20th May at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort. The St. Kitts Tourism Experience Awards is the tourism…
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  • 16 May, 2017

    CBI To Be Phased Out Eventually

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The current Timothy Harris-led Team Unity government is hoping it will be able to strengthen other pillars of the economy significantly enough over a period of time to be able to phase out the country’s Citizenship by Investment…
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  • 15 May, 2017

    NIA Officials Close Bath Bridge After Severe Erosion By Heavy Rains

    NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (May 15, 2017) -- The structural failure of critical sections of the Bath Bridge, has pushed officials in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) to shut it down pending major repairs. Junior Minister in the Ministry of Communication and…
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  • 15 May, 2017

    Five Arrested and Charged For Island Purified Burglary

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The police have arrested and charged five people for stealing a range of items from the Island Purified Water facility. Arrested on Saturday (May 13) were Crispin Crossley of Malone Avenue, Dounel Gaskin of New Road Housing Project,…
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  • 15 May, 2017

    Young Businessman’s Death Raises Questions About The State Of Society

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The killing of young entrepreneur Gregory Mills last Tuesday has left many young people asking what is happening today in the federation, according to Azard Gumbs, the president of the St Kitts National Youth Parliament Association…
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    15 May, 2017

    Amory: Escrow Requirement Helps Protect CBI Investment Funds

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The importance of an escrow account requirement associated with the Citizenship by Investment Programme has been highlighted by Senior Government Minister in the federal government, Vance Amory. Minister Amory, who’s also the…
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  • 15 May, 2017

    Government Urged To Consult On Proposed Legislative Amendments

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The government’s decision to get parliamentary approval for amendments to the Bail Act and the Firearms Act is being criticized by two practicing layers in the federation. Both Prime Minister Timothy Harris and Attorney General…
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    15 May, 2017

    Two More Fraud Arrests and Charges

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Two more individuals have been arrested by the police in an ongoing investigation into fraud against the government of St Kitts and Nevis. The police have identified the two as Kelvin Pemberton of Stapleton Village and Daveron…
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    13 May, 2017

    Family Pays Tribute To Slain Young Businessman

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The parents, family members, friends and well wishers of the late young businessman Gregory Mills, gathered Thursday evening (May 11) to pay tribute. Mr. Mills was shot and killed in Guillard Meadows in St Peters late Tuesday…
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  • 13 May, 2017

    AG: Electoral Office Investigation Continues

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The government is following through with its investigation of the 2015 general elections and some matters are before the Director of Public Prosecutions. That was the response given by Attorney General Vincent Byron when questioned…
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    13 May, 2017

    IMF: Put SIDF Money Into Consolidated Account

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The International Monetary Fund IMF is welcoming government's stated commitment to establish a Growth and Resilience Fund (GRF) and says its stands ready to help. Once the GRF is established the government should consider…
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    13 May, 2017

    Husband and Wife Sentenced For Gun Possession

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Husband and wife Dwayne Martin and Carla Hendrickson of Harbour View were both sentenced to three years imprisonment for unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition according to reports reaching WINN FM…
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    12 May, 2017

    Douglas Refutes Harris' Claim

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The leader of the Opposition Dr Denzil Douglas is responding to the Prime Minister’s statement on the economic citizen Ren Biao who is resident here and is wanted by China for allegedly stealing close to US$ 100 million in China.…
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    12 May, 2017

    AG: Bill Amendments To Create More Efficiency In Justice System

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Parliament convenes on Tuesday May 23 and a number of bills are to be tabled as a response to violent crime in the Federation that has resulted in 10 homicides for year- five on each island. Attorney General Vincent Byron said…
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    12 May, 2017

    Byron: SIDF Still Being Investigated

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation that drew the ire of the Team Unity Administration while in opposition is still being actively investigated according to Attorney General Vincent Byron. “As recently as Monday (May 8),…
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    12 May, 2017

    Phipps: Nurses Critical To Achieving Development Goals

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Friday May 12 is International Nurses day and in an address to mark the occasion Junior Health Minister Senator Wendy Phipps outlined the activities identified to celebrate the occasion. “Our nurses in St. Kitts and Nevis have…
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  • 12 May, 2017

    Premier Points To The Benefits Of Community Policing

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Premier Vance Amory has been speaking about the crime situation in the federation. The premier spoke to the issue during a meeting with the Nevis Division of the St Kitts and Nevis Chamber of Industry and Commerce. “We want to have…
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  • 11 May, 2017

    Young Entrepreneur Blames Crime On Citizens

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A young entrepreneur in the federation says that the current violent crime epidemic is the fault of the people of St. Kitts and Nevis. Mr. Ervin Welsh of Positively Inclined claims that citizens do not truly want change, as their…
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  • 11 May, 2017

    Government Seeking to Amend Bail Act and Firearms Act

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The government has signaled its intention to move against an existing situation in which suspects of violent crime given bail reportedly end up committing other serious crimes while on bail. Attorney General Vincent Byron is…
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  • 11 May, 2017

    WASHIE Eliminated In The Latest Round Of SCASPA Best In Class Quiz

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Washington Archibald High School was eliminated from the latest round of SCASPA’s Best in Class quiz which commenced on Tuesday night (Apr 9) in the Cecil Jacobs Auditorium. Six high schools from St. Kitts and Nevis competed…
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  • 11 May, 2017

    Cultural Heritage Can Be Used To Further National Development

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis can be empowered through learning about their cultural heritage, and therefore teaching it must be prioritized. That’s according to Minister of Education and Culture Shawn Richards. He was speaking…
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    11 May, 2017

    PM Harris: St Kitts Will Not Be A Haven For Criminals

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): At his press conference Wednesday (May 10), Prime Minister Timothy Harris was asked what safeguards are there to guard against tainted money being used to access citizenship from St Kitts and Nevis. The question was asked against…
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  • 10 May, 2017

    Police: Two In Custody Assisting With Investigation

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): According to a police press release issued May 10, the Violent Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Tuesday afternoon (May 9) in Gillard Meadows that resulted in the murder of one person. The victim was…
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    10 May, 2017

    Brantley: We Must Respect The Sovereignty Of Venezuela

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): “Our view in relation to Venezuela has been and continues to be, we must respect the territorial sovereignty of Venezuela, we must respect the ability of the people of Venezuela, the government and the opposition alike, to resolve…
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  • 10 May, 2017

    China: "Criminal Gains" Bought SKN Passport

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A statement issued by China through its embassy is claiming that Ren Biao spent US$350,000.00 described as a part of his criminal gains, in the name of investment migration to obtain St Kitts and Nevis passport in September 2013.…
    Clive Bacchus 1744
  • 10 May, 2017

    Young Businessman Gunned Down

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The nation mourns the loss of another young life. Twenty-seven year old Gregory Mills was shot dead in the area of Guillard Meadows in St Peter's late Tuesday afternoon, according to reports reaching WINN FM. Mr. Mills is described…
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    10 May, 2017

    Island Purified Burglarized

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Island Purified Water was robbed of a vault that reportedly contained an undisclosed amount of cash at its Fort Thomas and Westbourne Ghaut outlet. At news time Tuesday (May 9), investigations were said to be continuing in this…
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    10 May, 2017

    Property Tax Town Hall Meetings To Be Held By Inland Revenue

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Property tax collection continues to be a challenge for the Inland Revenue Department with the institution unable to collect more than 50% of outstanding fees annually. Despite this, the institution was performing better than most…
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    10 May, 2017

    Address to the Nation by Dr the Hon Timothy Harris, Prime Minister and Minister of National Security on May 09, 2017

    My Fellow Citizens and Residents, I address you this evening in my capacity as the Prime Minister of our beloved country. Over the past few days, the public has become aware of news reports that two of our Economic Citizens resident here in the Federation…
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  • 9 May, 2017

    Police Seeks Missing Girl

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): - The Royal St Christopher and Nevis Police Force is seeking the general public's assistance in locating Leanna Napoleon. Leanna Napoleon was last seen on Monday 8th May 2017, around 4:00 pm in the area of Fort Street. If anyone has…
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    9 May, 2017

    Martin To Harris: Stop The Blame Game And Resolve The Problem

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Former government minister Asim Martin of the opposition Labour Party says the Team Unity administration should stop blaming former Prime Minister Denzil Douglas over the Ren Biao scandal and take steps to resolve the matter.…
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  • 9 May, 2017

    The Debate On Ren Biao Scandal Rages On

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): China has promised an official statement on the St Kitts fugitive issue this week. Chinese diplomats in the region are quoted as saying that China will this week issue a formal statement on the issue. Ren Biao is accused of stealing…
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    9 May, 2017

    The Federation Disputes US Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Report

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Does St. Kitts and Nevis have adequate legislation in place to regulate the financial sector and prevent money laundering? The United States and the government of St. Kitts and Nevis strongly differ on the issue. The federation is…
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    9 May, 2017

    Music Festival Adds 'Bonus' Act

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Val Henry who heads the Marketing Committee for the St. Kitts Music Festival revealed on WINN FM’s Breakfast Show Monday (May 8) that one more act for the event will be announced Friday night. “It was hinted a couple of weeks ago…
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  • 8 May, 2017

    Two Customs Officers Arrested For Importing Illegal Guns

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); Two officers of the Customs and Excise Department were on Monday (May 8) arrested for gun smuggling. WINN FM understands that one was arrested while at work. Information is that the two officers are accused of importing illegals…
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    8 May, 2017

    PM Harris: Chinese Ren Biao Controversy A Douglas Calamity

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Team Unity government, accused of harbouring Chinese national Ren Biao who is wanted by Interpol and China on financial crime charges, is hitting back. China wants Biao, who has a St Kitts and Nevis passport, sent back to…
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  • 8 May, 2017

    SKELEC Pickup Knocks Out Utility Pole

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The driver of a pickup belonging to the St. Kitts Electricity Company (SKELEC) managed to escape injury when the vehicle slammed into a utility pole early Sunday morning (May 7). The accident occurred around 1:15 am in the…
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    8 May, 2017

    Rijock: Move Cautiously On Ren Biao Issue

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Amid calls for the Government of St Kitts and Nevis to turn Chinese economic citizen Ren Biao over to Interpol, Financial Crime Consultant Kenneth Rijock is advising that Basseterre should move cautiously on that matter. Ren is…
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    8 May, 2017

    Using Agriculture To Fight Food Import Bill

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): It’s a regional malaise – the high food import bill that agriculture is yet to make a serious dent in. That assessment, from the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture in Nevis, Eric Evelyn. He was responding to a…
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  • 8 May, 2017

    Government Lauded For Effort To Make Growth Inclusive

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Making economic growth inclusive – that’s one of the messages left behind by an International Monetary Fund Mission that ended a visit to the federation this past week. The Team was headed by IMF Mission Chief Inci Otker. She noted…
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  • 6 May, 2017

    SKN Sugar Boyz Beat Barbados!

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); St. Kitts and Nevis’ Sugar Boyz pulled off a tough 2-1 win over Barbados in an international friendly football match at Warner Park Stadium, Basseterre on Saturday night (May 6). A decent sized crowd turned out to cheer on the…
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  • 6 May, 2017

    Sugar Boyz Field U-20 Players In International Match

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); When the St. Kitts-Nevis senior men’s national football team comes up against Barbados in an internationally friendly match tonight (May 6), seven Under 20 players will be part of the squad. Coach Jacque Passey explained playing a…
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    6 May, 2017

    Opposition Calls For PM’s Resignation Amid Brewing Scandal

    St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The government has not responded at news time Saturday (May 6) to a call by the leader of the Opposition Dr. Denzil Douglas for the resignation of Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris, or other allegations leveled by Dr Douglas, in…
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  • 6 May, 2017

    SKN Sugar Boyz Take On Barbados In International Friendly

    St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); The St. Kitts-Nevis men's senior national men’s team the Sugar Boyz will take on Barbados in an international friendly match this Saturday, May 6th at the Warner Park Football Stadium. This will be the first international for the…
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