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SKNLP Needs Rebuilding, Top Officials Acknowledge

SKNLP Needs Rebuilding, Top Officials Acknowledge

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:1516 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis:  Top officials of the St Kitts Nevis Labour Party are acknowledging that the party needs to undergo a process of rebuilding. The SKNLP won only three of the eleven seats in the February 16th general elections. WINN FM’s weekend Inside The News Panelists are in agreement that the Labour Party needs to refashion itself. Whether it does that with Dr Denzil Douglas still at the helm is a contention point. Social commentator Sylvine Henry favours party chair person Marcella Liburd being made party leader. Like Mrs Henry, ITN panelist Bernard Welsh seems to favor Marcella Liburd as the new leader of...

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Remarks  By Prime Minister  Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris On Violent Crime And The Recent Spate Of Homicides

Remarks By Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris On Violent Crime And The Recent Spate Of Homicides

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:899 Local Sourced Information

My fellow citizens and residents. I offer condolences of our entire nation to the family of the young man who was murdered last night and to all the families that have experienced loss due to senseless violence in this our beautiful country. Our love, our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this extremely difficult time. Be assured that you are not alone in your grief; Psalm 23 comes quickly to mind and a part reads, “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me…” It is during these times...

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St. Pauls Youth Shot Dead

St. Pauls Youth Shot Dead

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:1068 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Police are investigating the second homicide in St. Pauls in less than a week. Reports are that just after 9:30 Sunday night Jason Francis of St. Pauls, believed to be in his late teens, was shot. He collapsed and died in the yard of a home in the Project area.  WINN FM understands that his body lay in the yard for some time afterward, while onlookers gathered on the veranda of the home and outside the house. Assistant Commissioner of Police Ian Queeley confirmed the killing Monday. Francis’ homicide comes just days after 24 year old Andre Alexander...

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Anguilla Sweeps 2015 Leeward Islands Debating Competition

Anguilla Sweeps 2015 Leeward Islands Debating Competition

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:929 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Anguilla swept the 2015 Leeward Islands Debating Competition, winning the championship and capturing Best Speaker in the Finals and in the overall competition. At Sunday night’s Finals hosted at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort, Team Anguilla opposed the moot, "When public funds are mismanaged, government leaders should face criminal prosecution.” Leader Arianna Woodley and Second Sabrina Connor argued that there is a wide range of definitions for mismanagement, most of those definitions did not constitute a criminal offence. They faced off against defending champions, Montserrat.  Team Leader Sharese Allen and Dwanifia Joseph contended that regardless of intent, when...

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BHS priority for new education minister

BHS priority for new education minister

Sunday 1st March, 2015 Hits:1336 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Newly appointed Deputy prime Minister and Minister of Education Shawn Richards, says he will make the Basseterre High School his first order of business. The Basseterre High School has been the subject of attention over the past two years due to environmental health concerns affecting some students and teachers. The subject was also a major point of campaigning during the elections for Team Unity and Shawn Richards, the Leader of the People’s Action Movement was one of the most vocal on the issue. Mr. Richards says another location may have to be looked at to build...

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SKN PARLIAMENT & ELECTION WATCH

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AS I SEE THINGS: The people of St Kitts have spoken

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:1821 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

AS I SEE THINGS: The people of St Kitts have spoken

As a relatively small country, both in terms of physical size and population, St Kitts and Nevis surely held the...

ALL AH WE IS ONE: St Kitts lessons

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Hits:1177 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

ALL AH WE IS ONE: St Kitts lessons

One of the consequences of the self-congratulatory description of the Caribbean as “model democracies” is that it has denied the...

Commentary: Thoughts Following The Two Year Election

Tuesday 24th February, 2015 Hits:2102 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

Commentary: Thoughts Following The Two Year Election

I share the following thoughts on the two year election which was eventually held on Monday 16th February 2015. 1. Political...

The political earthquake

Sunday 22nd February, 2015 Hits:2323 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

The political earthquake

DURING THE 2004 St Kitts and Nevis general election, I stated that the St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP)...

CCJ warning: 'Tek sleep mark death!'

Sunday 22nd February, 2015 Hits:2354 SKN Parliament and Election Watch Sourced Information

CCJ warning: 'Tek sleep mark death!'

Mr Wingrove George, the supervisor of elections in St Kitts and Nevis, still has questions to answer about his decision...

PRESS RELEASES

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Prime Minister Meets with IMF Team

Tuesday 3rd March, 2015 Hits:19 Press Releases Sourced Information

Prime Minister Meets with IMF Team

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 03, 2015 (SKNIS):  A delegation from International Monetary Fund (IMF) met with St. Kitts and Nevis...

BPW Salutes Honourable Wendy Phipps

Tuesday 3rd March, 2015 Hits:82 Press Releases Sourced Information

BPW Salutes Honourable Wendy Phipps

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 03, 2015 (SKNIS):  The presence of another woman in the Federal Parliament has been welcomed by...

Nationals Urged To Grab Opportunities Offered By OAS

Tuesday 3rd March, 2015 Hits:39 Press Releases Sourced Information

Nationals Urged To Grab Opportunities Offered By OAS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 03, 2015 (SKNIS):  Nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis were encouraged to seize every opportunity afforded...

Press Release: Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Of St Kitts and Nevis

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:299 Press Releases Sourced Information

Press Release: Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Of St Kitts and Nevis

  2 March 2015, Berlin - The Honourable Mark A.G Brantley, the newly appointed Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs and Aviation...

Nevis Administration throws support behind first ever Nevis Blues Festival

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:609 Press Releases Sourced Information

Nevis Administration throws support behind first ever Nevis Blues Festival

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS -- Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture Hon. Mark Brantley, says that...

REGIONAL

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T&T PM to File Motion Of No Confidence Against Rowley

Tuesday 3rd March, 2015 Hits:31 Regional Sourced Information

T&T PM to File Motion Of No Confidence Against Rowley

(Trinidad Express) Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has trained her guns on Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley, calling on the authorities...

Guyana oil exploration revives Venezuela border dispute

Tuesday 3rd March, 2015 Hits:55 Regional Sourced Information

Guyana oil exploration revives Venezuela border dispute

(Caribbean News Now) GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The recent announcement that Exxon/Mobil’s Deepwater Champion oil exploration rig has departed from Louisiana...

Marcia’s husband sent for psychiatric evaluation

Tuesday 3rd March, 2015 Hits:57 Regional Sourced Information

Marcia’s husband sent for psychiatric evaluation

(Trinidad Guardian) The husband of murdered journalist Marcia Henville yesterday was sent to the St Ann’s Hospital for a psychiatric...

SPORTS

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‘We’ve A Formidable Side’, Clive Lloyd Dismisses Suggestions West Indies Overly Dependent On Chris Gayle

Tuesday 3rd March, 2015 Hits:59 Sports Sourced Information

‘We’ve A Formidable Side’, Clive Lloyd Dismisses Suggestions West Indies Overly Dependent On Chris Gayle

(Jamaica Gleaner) Legendary former West Indies captain, Clive Lloyd, has dismissed suggestions the Caribbean side has become overly dependent on...

Lara ready to take Cameron job

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:271 Sports Sourced Information

Lara ready to take Cameron job

(Trinidad Guardian) Legendary West Indies batsman Brian Lara is ready to throw his hat in the ring and contest the...

Knicks Former Player Anthony Mason Has Died

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:586 Sports Sourced Information

Knicks Former Player Anthony Mason Has Died

NEW YORK (AP) -- Anthony Mason, the rugged power forward who was a defensive force in the NBA from the...

BUSINESS

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Blackberry Offers New Phones But Turns Focus To Software

Tuesday 3rd March, 2015 Hits:49 Business Sourced Information

Blackberry Offers New Phones But Turns Focus To Software

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is...

Big increase in income tax, GCT revenue collection projected for 2015/16

Tuesday 3rd March, 2015 Hits:45 Business Sourced Information

Big increase in income tax, GCT revenue collection projected for 2015/16

(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Government is banking on significant increases in both income tax and general consumption tax...

Outgoing CARICOM chairman calls for response to threat to regional banks

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:179 Business Sourced Information

Outgoing CARICOM chairman calls for response to threat to regional banks

(Caribbean News Now) NASSAU, Bahamas -- Countries in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are marginalized in the international community, with no...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Brownstone Singer Charmayne Maxwell Dies at 46: Report

Monday 2nd March, 2015 Hits:255 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Brownstone Singer Charmayne Maxwell Dies at 46: Report

(People) Charmayne Maxwell, a member of the '90s group Brownstone, died on Friday, according to her brother. She was 46.    The...

I am all right, says Etana

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:529 Entertainment News Sourced Information

I am all right, says Etana

(Jamaica Observer) REGGAE singer Etana is recuperating at home in Florida after being released from hospital on Thursday.   Reports are that...

'Star Trek' Star Leonard Nimoy Dead At 83

Friday 27th February, 2015 Hits:531 Entertainment News Sourced Information

'Star Trek' Star Leonard Nimoy Dead At 83

(Huffington Post) Leonard Nimoy, who was best-known for his role as Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" franchise, died at...