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IMF High Level Forum discusses unlocking growth

IMF High Level Forum discusses unlocking growth

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:78 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has identified three areas it considers key to economic growth in the Caribbean. The Fund hosted a High Level Caribbean Forum on Thursday and Friday this week at the Montego Bay Convention Center in Jamaica to discuss “Unlocking Economic Growth.” IMF Deputy Managing Director Min Zhu listed the areas: economic growth in the Caribbean: the cost of energy, private sector investment and a robust financial system for sustainable growth.  “At present, the array of tax incentives offered in the Caribbean to attract investment has become wider and increasingly complex. This is...

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***UPDATED*** Second Murder in Two Days

***UPDATED*** Second Murder in Two Days

Thursday 23rd October, 2014 Hits:1647 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  With the nation still reeling from a brazen day time murder on Tuesday, another man was shot dead in Basseterre on Thursday morning. The victim was gunned down on Westbourne Ghaut at around 8:30 a.m. Reported to have been shot multiple times in the head, his body lay on its back partially draped over the edge of a step, as onlookers gathered.  Even as police processed the scene graphic images of the victim were circulating via mobile phone. Police Public Relations Officer Inspector Lyndon David confirmed the shooting death, but did not provide the name of the...

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Students Join Teachers in Demonstration Over Conditions at BHS

Students Join Teachers in Demonstration Over Conditions at BHS

Thursday 23rd October, 2014 Hits:1150 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Dozens of students at the Basseterre High School joined teachers on Wednesday in a demonstration to protest concerns over the safety of the environment on the campus. They mounted two protests on Wednesday, one in the morning and a second in the afternoon.  Standing outside the schools gate, some holding umbrellas to shade themselves from the sun, a handful hoisting signs about unhealthy work conditions at the school. “We want a new school and we want it now!”  Was the most often repeated chant. Students told WINN FM that they were not told by teachers to demonstrate. “The teachers...

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Opposition Pressing for Motion of No Confidence to be Heard in Parliament Friday

Opposition Pressing for Motion of No Confidence to be Heard in Parliament Friday

Wednesday 22nd October, 2014 Hits:1413 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Opposition MPs are calling it déjà vu – the second time since September that a parliamentary session is being called without them being immediately made aware of what's on the Order Paper.   They have received notification that the House is due to meet on Friday, October 24.   "And up to now as I am speaking to you I don't know what is on the agenda of the parliament," Team Unity leader Timothy Harris told listeners of radio station Sugar City Tuesday morning.   "The Speaker and the government have made a mockery of our parliament," Dr Harris said.   "And I...

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Opposition Team Unity Calls for Health Problem Plagued High School to be Replaced with a More Modern Facility

Opposition Team Unity Calls for Health Problem Plagued High School to be Replaced with a More Modern Facility

Tuesday 21st October, 2014 Hits:1467 Local Ken Richards

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN) Opposition alliance Team Unity would shut down the troubled Basseterre High School and replace it with a brand new modern facility, according to the grouping's leader Dr Timothy Harris.   Dr Harris expressed that position while speaking Tuesday morning on local radio station Sugar City.   "That it is full time, full time a permanent solution be proposed to bring an end, the injustice, the undermining of the human rights, the health hazard," Dr Harris said.   He wants the Basseterre High School shut down, and says Team Unity has been "considering a permanent solution, constructing something new, modern".   Basseterre High School...

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PRESS RELEASES

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Ebola Readiness To Be Addressed By Newly Created Working Group

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:83 Press Releases Sourced Information

Ebola Readiness To Be Addressed By Newly Created Working Group

(NEMA) A St. Kitts-Nevis Ebola Readiness Working Group of the Mitigation Council has been established, following a mandate of the...

St Kitts and Nevis In Forefront Of Biodiversity Board

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:145 Press Releases Sourced Information

St Kitts and Nevis In Forefront Of Biodiversity Board

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis will have a leading voice contributing to the Convention on Biological Diversity...

Nevis Tourism Industry Doing Well, Says Minister Brantley

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:79 Press Releases Sourced Information

Nevis Tourism Industry Doing Well, Says Minister Brantley

NIA - CHARLESTOWN NEVIS -- Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Tourism Hon. Mark Brantley, announced at the 8th...

Drug Prevention Programs To Safeguard School Students

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:67 Press Releases Sourced Information

Drug Prevention Programs To Safeguard School Students

Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The National Council on Drug Prevention in collaboration with the Ministry of Education have put in...

Labour Minister To Exempt Minimum Wage Earners From Paying Housing And Social Development Levy

Thursday 23rd October, 2014 Hits:218 Press Releases Sourced Information

Labour Minister To Exempt Minimum Wage Earners From Paying Housing And Social Development Levy

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, OCTOBER 23RD 2014 (CUOPM) – Federal Minister of Labour, the Hon. Patrice Nisbett goes to the St....

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East Kingston Residents Grapple With Puzzling Deadly Shooting

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:117 Regional Sourced Information

East Kingston Residents Grapple With Puzzling Deadly Shooting

(Jamaica Gleaner) Residents of St John's Road in Rockfort, east Kingston, remained shell-shocked yesterday, as dawn broke over the ill-fated...

PAHO: Over Seven Suicides An Hour In Region

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:93 Regional Sourced Information

PAHO: Over Seven Suicides An Hour In Region

(Trinidad Express) A new Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) report says about 65,000 people take their own lives in the...

T&T President Threatens To Sue Radio Talk Show Host For Defamation

Thursday 23rd October, 2014 Hits:224 Regional Sourced Information

T&T President Threatens To Sue Radio Talk Show Host For Defamation

(Trinidad Express) In an unprecedented move, the Office of the President has joined with the wife of the President, Reema...

SPORTS

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CPL Votes St Kitts' Warner Park As "The Best"

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:125 Sports Sourced Information

CPL Votes St Kitts' Warner Park As "The Best"

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 24, 2014 (SKNIS): The Warner Park Cricket Stadium in St. Kitts has received even more accolades...

Gibson Says He Was Fired By The WICB

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:93 Sports Sourced Information

Gibson Says He Was Fired By The WICB

(Antigua Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica – Ottis Gibson said he was fired as West Indies head coach despite a statement from...

ICC Can't Intervene In BCCI, WICB Feud

Thursday 23rd October, 2014 Hits:169 Sports Sourced Information

ICC Can't Intervene In BCCI, WICB Feud

(Trinidad Express) The International Cricket Council (ICC) says it does not have the power to intervene in the current dispute...

BUSINESS

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CDB President: High Debt Dragging Down Regional Economies

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:83 Business Sourced Information

CDB President: High Debt Dragging Down Regional Economies

(Jamaica Observer) MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica  -- President of the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Warren Smith, has warned that...

Nokia Turnaround Since Handset Unit Sale Continues

Thursday 23rd October, 2014 Hits:158 Business Sourced Information

Nokia Turnaround Since Handset Unit Sale Continues

HELSINKI (AP) -- Nokia is showing signs that it has turned around its fortunes following the sale of its ailing...

SCASPA Reports Increase In Passengers, Flight Arrivals In August

Tuesday 21st October, 2014 Hits:354 Business Sourced Information

SCASPA Reports Increase In Passengers, Flight Arrivals In August

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, OCTOBER 21ST 2014 (CUOPM) - The St. Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority (SCASPA) is reporting increases...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Inception 5 will launch with a BANG at Vibes Beach Bar

Friday 24th October, 2014 Hits:95 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Inception 5 will launch with a BANG at Vibes Beach Bar

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –Team Inception is making yet another bold move to enhance the overall carnival experience for Sugar Mas...

Beyonce and Jay Z Renew Their Wedding Vows

Thursday 23rd October, 2014 Hits:187 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Beyonce and Jay Z Renew Their Wedding Vows

(People) What breakup rumors?    Beyoncé and Jay Z have faced a whirlwind of whispers in recent months that they were on...

Plans Underway For 35th Annual Haynes Smith Miss Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant

Thursday 23rd October, 2014 Hits:169 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Plans Underway For 35th Annual Haynes Smith Miss Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant

At least 12 Caribbean countries are set to send their talented teens to compete in the 35th Edition of the...