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Burning Flames still got De Fire

Burning Flames still got De Fire


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – IF the Burning Flames had anything to prove prior to their performance last night at the Music Festival, they have proven it; and even after being separated and rejoining forces, their sound and performances and bond are as tight as they were in times past. The Original Burning Flames was one …

Prison Chief calls for private sector to hire rehabilitated prisoners

Prison Chief calls for private sector to hire rehabilitated prisoners


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE Superintendent of Prisons, Junie Hodge, believes that the private sector should begin looking at the possibility of hiring more rehabilitated ex-inmates who were imprisoned for various crimes committed in the Federation. That suggestion came during an exclusive interview with SKNVibes, where Hodge pointed out that the prisoners have gone through …

KES, Burning Flames rock Warner Park at Music Fest 20

KES, Burning Flames rock Warner Park at Music Fest 20


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE 20th annual St. Kitts Music Festival is shaping up to be an unforgettable one, with last night’s (Jun. 23) performances setting the bar quite high for the other acts which would be performing this evening and the following one. They don’t call it Jump Up Night for nothing. From the …

Government Receives Over EC 2 Million From ROC (Taiwan) For Establishing Of National Heroes Park And Renovating Of Communities

Government Receives Over EC 2 Million From ROC (Taiwan) For Establishing Of National Heroes Park And Renovating Of Communities


Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The Government of the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan has once again demonstrated its strong commitment to the long-standing partnership with the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis with the handing over of two cheques: one to the tune of EC$ 2 million for the construction of the National Heroes …

NDMD commences disaster and emergency preparedness BNTF-funded project

NDMD commences disaster and emergency preparedness BNTF-funded project


NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (June 23, 2016) — Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD) Brian Dyer says the first of a number of sub-projects under the St. Kitts and Nevis Human Resource Development Sector Project, funded by the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) programme, has improved the island’s level of preparedness in the workplace. …

The Department of Information Technology prepares to launch a Government Wide Area Network

The Department of Information Technology prepares to launch a Government Wide Area Network


A team of Information Technology (IT) consultants from the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) is presently in the Federation providing technical support to the Department of Information Technology in developing its Government Communications Network.At the opening ceremony for a weeklong forum presently being held at the Customs Conference Room, officials from the Department of Information Technology, …

Dept. of Youth and Sports Launches 2016 Summer Job Attachment Programme

Dept. of Youth and Sports Launches 2016 Summer Job Attachment Programme


The Department of Youth and Sports in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), launched its 13th annual Summer Job Attachment training workshop on June 20, 2016, at the Red Cross Headquarters conference room. The theme for the workshop is “Preparing Global Professionals.” Zahnela Claxton, Co-ordinator of Youth Development says the department believes the workshop is important …

Youth To Pay $10,000 Fine For Guava Bush Incident

Youth To Pay $10,000 Fine For Guava Bush Incident


A 24-year-old man was on Thursday sentenced to pay $10,000 in compensation to a woman he punched during a dispute about overhanging guava branches.Ayrhon Elliott was on May 23rd, convicted of unlawful wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm for the incident which occurred in September 2012. Elliott was represented by Dr Henry Browne …

Carnival Chair Addresses Queen Controversy

Carnival Chair Addresses Queen Controversy


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): National Carnival Committee Chair Noah Mills is addressing concerns raised by National Carnival Queen Orngel Erskine about her treatment on the part of the Committee which he heads. Mills tell WINN FM that Ms. Erskine received money for her expenses in two upcoming regional shows several weeks ago. “The handing …

Trinidadian officials on fact finding mission in St. Kitts and Nevis

Trinidadian officials on fact finding mission in St. Kitts and Nevis


A Government delegation from the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago are currently in the Federation on what is being described as a “fact finding mission”. The four-member delegation, which arrived in St. Kitts yesterday afternoon (Jun. 22), will undertake several meetings with government and private sector agencies to be able to see what models …

Police Officer Shot With His Own Weapon

Police Officer Shot With His Own Weapon


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A police officer was shot with his own weapon during an early morning larceny investigation. WINN FM understands that two officers were responding to a larceny report in the Greenlands area just before 1:00 a.m. Thursday, when they spotted a person of interest. Reports indicate that they stopped the man …

Gunman Shoots At Vehicle In Sandy Point

Gunman Shoots At Vehicle In Sandy Point


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The passengers of a vehicle traveling on the island main road during rush hour Wednesday afternoon are lucky to be alive after a gunman fired more than a dozen shots at the car. The shooting took place just after 4pm (June22) in the Cleverly Hill area of Sandy Point. WINN …