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Govt. honours CPL financial commitments

Govt. honours CPL financial commitments


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER and Minister  of Sports, the Hon. Shawn Richard has indicated that the Federation is on course with its Caribbean Premier League (CPL) financial commitments. The disclosure was made yesterday (May 27) at the Prime Minister’s Monthly Press Conference, where he revealed that a sum of money was recently …

Names of two Permanent Secretaries, Political Appointees announced

Names of two Permanent Secretaries, Political Appointees announced


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – IN keeping with the customary filling of vacancies whenever a new party takes office, the Team Unity Administration has made public the names of a number of well known individuals as Permanent Secretaries and Political Appointees. This revelation was made yesterday afternoon (May 27) by Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy …

Fort Thomas Hotel…a temporary home for BHS

Fort Thomas Hotel…a temporary home for BHS


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE historic Fort Thomas Hotel is being considered as a possible temporary home for the Basseterre High School. This announcement was made yesterday (May 27) by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education the Hon. Shawn K. Richards at the Prime Minister’s Press Conference. Since 2012, teachers and students of the …

Hon. Lindsay Grant Announces Start of One on One Meetings at Constituency Office

Hon. Lindsay Grant Announces Start of One on One Meetings at Constituency Office


Old Road, St.Kitts (May 26th 2015): The Hon. Lindsay Grant Parliamentary Representative for Constituency#4 announced on Tuesday that he will be hosting One on One meetings at his Constituency#4 Office in Old Road on Friday May 29th starting at 9am. The Minister of Tourism, International Trade, Industry and Commerce said that Friday is the first …

Fawad, Hazlewood take two each on day of toil

Fawad, Hazlewood take two each on day of toil


Sports Page — Given the fact their most recent Test match was in early January, it was perhaps understandable that Australia’s cricketers made a sluggish start against a doughty WICB President’s XI in Antigua. Having lost the toss, the captain Michael Clarke watched on as a bowling attack missing Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc (rested) and …

Community Development Sports Day set for this coming Weekend

Community Development Sports Day set for this coming Weekend


Sports Page — Laison Officer for the Gingerland area, Michael WISE Herbert indicated on Wednesday that the much anticipated sports day to be hosted by the Community Development department, is definitely on for this coming weekend. The twice postponed activity which is all a part of a very busy month of activities for the department …

Bath United goes Premier in Grand Style

Bath United goes Premier in Grand Style


Sports Page — The Bath United team completed a successful division one season for 2015, in grand style on Saturday 23rd May. In the final game of the season versus a determined Rivers of Living Waters team, the Nevis based team won in convincing fashion to seal the deal with a 5 to nil victory. …

Trinidad MP arrested; US seeks extradition

Trinidad MP arrested; US seeks extradition


Port of Spain, Trinidad — Following his indictment in the US on eight counts of racketeering, fraud and money laundering, Trinidad member of parliament Jack Warner, former regional vice president of FIFA, was arrested and taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon and brought before the chief magistrate where the charges were read to him and …

PEP Cosmetology trainees getting ‘ready to face the world’

PEP Cosmetology trainees getting ‘ready to face the world’


ASSETERRE, St. Kitts (May 28, 2015) — Facilitators and students at the New Town-based People Employment Programme (PEP) School of Cosmetology, under the guidance of PEP Training Coordinator Mrs Celia Christopher, have launched their third open house session and are sending out an open invitation to members of the general public to come and experience …

Gov’t determining which social services are  benefiting residents

Gov’t determining which social services are benefiting residents


St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Federation’s government says it is trying to determine which residents in communities around the island can best make use of its social services. An island-wide survey is being launched in the Parish of St Paul Tuesday, according to the Ministry of Social Development. It says the survey is being conducted …

Agriculture For Development

Agriculture For Development


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):Despite the advent of the tourism industry in St. Kitts and Nevis about a decade after the closure of the sugar industry, the Federation still seeks to develop its agriculture sector. In this special WINN FM News feature, we look at one of those developments within the sector—the use of shade …

Police, Gov’t talk tough on crime

Police, Gov’t talk tough on crime


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): With the recent rise in gun crimes in the federation, the police are prepared to take charge of the crime situation, says Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of crime, Ian Queeley. ACP Queeley says within the short term, there will be a heightened presence of police in the community. …