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Tech Report: St. Kitts and Nevis Targeted by “Microsoft Tech Support” Scam

Tech Report: St. Kitts and Nevis Targeted by “Microsoft Tech Support” Scam

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:307 Local Sourced Information

  St. Kitts and Nevis Targeted by “Microsoft Tech Support” Scam Reports are circulating that residential Internet users in the Federation are receiving phone calls from persons claiming to be calling from Microsoft. The caller attempts to convince the computer user that their computer is infected by some “malware”, and requests remote access to the computer to remove the illicit programs and secure the computer. Having gained access to the device, the caller usually, tampers around and further compromises the security and integrity of the system. There have also been instances of users being locked out of their device, and their computer being...

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Not enough rooms for CARIFTA Games

Not enough rooms for CARIFTA Games

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:362 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Carifta Games being held in St. Kitts next week during the Easter Weekend creates a good dilemma for St. Kitts—the need for more hotel rooms. At the recently held TDC Interschool Championships, Tourism Minister Lindsay Grant discussed the issue in an interview, expressing optimism that the matter will be sorted out in time for the games. Mr. Grant sees this situation as one of the benefits of sports tourism. PRO of the St. Kitts Amateur Athletics Association (SKNAAA) Evris Huggins in a recent interview on WINN FM’s Voices programmes alluded to the anticipation surrounding the...

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Nevis Agriculture Open Day progressing well

Nevis Agriculture Open Day progressing well

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:167 Local Andre Huie

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Agriculture Open Day in Nevis began on Thursday and continued into Friday. From all accounts, the even this year has been quite successful as explained by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture Eric Evelyn. The new line of products at the various outlets, according to Mr. Evelyn have been piqued the interest of customers.  The opening of the Agriculture Open Day was also used to honor those who have contributed to the sector. Long-serving Department of Agriculture worker Ms. Roslyn Cranston, was commended by Minister of Agriculture on Nevis  Alexis Jeffers for the honour...

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Has the Police Commissioner Resigned?

Has the Police Commissioner Resigned?

Thursday 26th March, 2015 Hits:1878 Local Toni Frederick

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Has the Commissioner of Police resigned?  According to credible reports reaching WINN FM Police Commissioner CG Walwyn has tendered his resignation effective Friday, March 27th, but top government sources have not confirmed his resignation. Contacted by WINN FM on Thursday Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris said he had no knowledge of Walwyn’s resignation.  Sources close to the police however, insist that the Commissioner tendered his resignation in a letter dated February 26th. Questions about the Commissioner’s status have raised over the past few weeks, when by his own admission, during an interview on Freedom Radio given from...

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Government to Implement VAT Relief, Vows to Depoliticize Civil Service

Government to Implement VAT Relief, Vows to Depoliticize Civil Service

Thursday 26th March, 2015 Hits:1170 Local Ken Richards

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  The Team Unity government says it is making good on a promise of VAT relief. The Value Added Tax was one of the issues dealt with by Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris in a national address Wednesday night.  Dr Harris confirmed that the new government was removing the 17 per cent VAT from food and medicines. Team Unity’s election manifesto states that a readjustment of the tax measure would facilitate greater economic activity in the country and assist in poverty alleviation. "Effective April 07, 2015, VAT on all food in St. Kitts and Nevis will end.   Not only...

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PRESS RELEASES

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PM Assures Support For Tourism Developments

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:133 Press Releases Sourced Information

PM Assures Support For Tourism Developments

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 27, 2015 (SKNIS): In a meeting with Beijing based development company, Gateway Real Estate, Prime Minister...

Visa Waiver Agreement between the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Federative Republic of Brazil

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:103 Press Releases Sourced Information

Visa Waiver Agreement between the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Federative Republic of Brazil

(Ministry Of Foreign Affairs) The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is pleased to communicate that nationals of St. Kitts...

Council of OECS Ministers of Trade to hold inaugural meeting in Saint Lucia

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:91 Press Releases Sourced Information

Council of OECS Ministers of Trade to hold inaugural meeting in Saint Lucia

On Monday March 30, 2015, the OECS Commission will be hosting the First Meeting of the Council of Ministers of...

St. Kitts Tourism Authority Sponsors The Cross Channel Swim

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:105 Press Releases Sourced Information

St. Kitts Tourism Authority Sponsors The Cross Channel Swim

BASSETERRE (27TH March, 2015): The St. Kitts Tourism Authority is a proud sponsor of the 2015 Nevis to St. Kitts...

Long-standing Agriculture worker on Nevis honoured for contribution

Thursday 26th March, 2015 Hits:221 Press Releases Sourced Information

Long-standing Agriculture worker on Nevis honoured for contribution

CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (March 26, 2015) -- Long-serving Department of Agriculture worker Ms. Roslyn Cranston, was commended by Minister of Agriculture...

REGIONAL

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Senior tourism official “embarrassed” over long delay over airport opening

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:111 Regional Sourced Information

Senior tourism official “embarrassed” over long delay over airport opening

(Antigua Observer) The chief executive officer of the Tourism Authority, Glen Beache, says changing dates for the completion of the...

In calling for MP to resign PNM promises bombshell today

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:103 Regional Sourced Information

In calling for MP to resign PNM promises bombshell today

(Trinidad Guardian) A qualified apology by Minister of State in the Ministry of the People, Vernella Alleyne-Toppin, over comments she...

Holness loses appeal in Senate letter saga; says ruling brings closure to legal issues

Thursday 26th March, 2015 Hits:210 Regional Sourced Information

Holness loses appeal in Senate letter saga; says ruling brings closure to legal issues

(Jamaica Observer) OPPOSITION Leader Andrew Holness yesterday said he has accepted the decision of the Court of Appeal against him...

SPORTS

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CARIFTA Game Tickets On Sale

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:73 Sports Sourced Information

CARIFTA Game Tickets On Sale

The St. Kitts & Nevis Amateur Athletic Association is pleased to announce that ticket sales for the 2015 CARIFTA Games scheduled...

Australia beat India to reach final

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:94 Sports Sourced Information

Australia beat India to reach final

(Antigua Observer) Australia powered into the World Cup final with a 95-run victory over defending champions India in Sydney. Steve Smith...

Nike gives controversial sprinter Justin Gatlin sponsorship deal

Thursday 26th March, 2015 Hits:232 Sports Sourced Information

Nike gives controversial sprinter Justin Gatlin sponsorship deal

(Antigua Observer) Controversial sprinter Justin Gatlin has been given a new sponsorship deal by US sportswear giant Nike. The 33-year-old American...

BUSINESS

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Digicel Reportedly Downsizing In Caribbean And Central America

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:90 Business Sourced Information

Digicel Reportedly Downsizing In Caribbean And Central America

(Jamaica Gleaner) Digicel is reportedly downsizing in the Caribbean and Central America. Approximately 1,300 Jamaicans are employed to Digicel in Jamaica. In...

CARICOM looking to Cuba to strengthen ICT sector

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:87 Business Sourced Information

CARICOM looking to Cuba to strengthen ICT sector

(Jamaica Observer) ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Science, Technology and Innovation Committee Professor Harold Ramkissoon...

Barbadian senator says ”bring LIAT home to Barbados”

Thursday 26th March, 2015 Hits:251 Business Sourced Information

Barbadian senator says ”bring LIAT home to Barbados”

(Antigua Observer) While Antigua & Barbuda’s prime minister is calling on LIAT to slow down and rethink its plan to...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Line Up Of Nevis Blues Festival

Friday 27th March, 2015 Hits:101 Entertainment News Sourced Information

Line Up Of Nevis Blues Festival

More details of the lineup have been announced for the first edition of the Nevis Blues festival running April 16-18 at...

'American Idol'-Like Talent Competition App Launches

Thursday 26th March, 2015 Hits:188 Entertainment News Sourced Information

'American Idol'-Like Talent Competition App Launches

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- For anyone who's ever dreamed of being on "American Idol" or "The Voice" as a performer...

One Direction Says Zayn Malik Has Left The Group

Wednesday 25th March, 2015 Hits:275 Entertainment News Sourced Information

One Direction Says Zayn Malik Has Left The Group

LONDON (AP) -- And then there were four: Chart-topping boy band One Direction announced Wednesday that Zayn Malik has left...

TECH NEWS

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WINN Tech report: SKN Download speed ranks amongst the lowest

Monday 23rd March, 2015 Hits:949 Tech News Sourced Information

WINN Tech report: SKN Download speed ranks amongst the lowest

St. Lucia Invests in Technology Sector Trainers from across St. Lucia, were invited to register for the opportunity to make their...

WINN Tech Roundup: Columbus, C&W Deal Hits Snag in Trinidad

Saturday 14th March, 2015 Hits:1529 Tech News Sourced Information

WINN Tech Roundup: Columbus, C&W Deal Hits Snag in Trinidad

  Caribbean Science Foundation Opens Applications for SPISE The Caribbean Science Foundation is inviting applications from Students, Teaching Assistance and Instructors for...

Winn FM Tech Round Up: Digicel, Viber and more

Wednesday 11th March, 2015 Hits:1440 Tech News Sourced Information

Winn FM Tech Round Up: Digicel, Viber and more

Canadian Military Provides Tech Training to Regional Defence Forces Some sixteen representatives from defence forces from from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados,...

WINN FM Weekend Tech Round Up For Weekend of Feb 27th

Saturday 28th February, 2015 Hits:1542 Tech News Sourced Information

WINN FM Weekend Tech Round Up For Weekend of Feb 27th

  Lenovo Laptops Infected with Malware at Source In an era where every day the world is rocked by a new internet...

WINN's Caribbean Tech Round Up

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Hits:1559 Tech News Sourced Information

WINN's Caribbean Tech Round Up

This is the WINN FM Caribbean Technology Round Up for the weekend of 20th February 2015.   The Government of T&T Bolsters...