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More Caribbean governments should invest in LIAT, say regional PMs

May 28, 2015
More Caribbean governments should invest in LIAT, say regional PMs BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Vincentian Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves and Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Brown have urged Caribbean governments that are not major shareholders of regional airline LIAT to change that status by giving meaningful financial support to the airline.

British Virgin Islands to host regional parliamentary conference

May 28, 2015
British Virgin Islands to host regional parliamentary conference ROAD TOWN, BVI -- The British Virgin Islands (BVI) will host the 40th annual conference of the Caribbean, Americas and the Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA). Over 70 parliamentarians drawn from member states of that body are expected to arrive in the BVI in July.

St Kitts-Nevis PM calls for more integrated regional approach

May 23, 2015
BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- Chairman of the board of governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Timothy Harris, prime minister of St Kitts and Nevis, has suggested that Caribbean countries should take a fresh look at a more integrated approach to tackling the region’s...

Nevis still enthusiatic about geothermal, says energy minister

May 23, 2015
Nevis still enthusiatic about geothermal, says energy minister CHARLESTOWN, Nevis (WINN) -- Nevis Energy Minister Alexis Jeffers has appealed to the public to be patient as the Nevis Island Administration works on making geothermal energy a reality. Jeffers said some progress is being made in developing geothermal sources. Both the previous Nevis...

Letter: Where were they when what happened in St Kitts-Nevis took place in Guyana?

May 22, 2015
Letter: Where were they when what happened in St Kitts-Nevis took place in Guyana? I am writing on behalf of the youths and the Kittitians and Nevisians who have similar questions. What happened in Guyana after the elections? Where were the results? Is this going to be a trend that the Caribbean will be following? No results until days after the elections. We must become more...

Electoral process legislation promised for St Kitts-Nevis

May 21, 2015
Electoral process legislation promised for St Kitts-Nevis BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Legislation regarding the electoral process in St Kitts and Nevis can be expected during the term of the new Team Unity administration. An announcement to that effect was made during Thursday’s Throne Speech in Parliament, delivered by the governor...

Commentary: Exam time is here, parents draw near!

May 21, 2015
Commentary: Exam time is here, parents draw near! It is that time of the year again, when our students are being tested to determine what they have learnt throughout the school year. For those in their final year of high school, it is a test to determine how much they have learnt over several years. For some, this may be a very joyous occasion.

St Kitts-Nevis governor general replaced

May 20, 2015
St Kitts-Nevis governor general replaced BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- St Kitts and Nevis now has an acting governor general, following approval from the head of state Queen Elizabeth II for the withdrawal of the appointment of Governor General Sir Edmund Lawrence. A statement from Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris confirmed that...

OECS to review performance of pharmaceutical suppliers at regional meeting this week

May 19, 2015
OECS to review performance of pharmaceutical suppliers at regional meeting this week CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The performance of suppliers of medicines and pharmaceuticals is among the major talking points for the 24th joint tenders-adjudication committee meeting of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission’s pharmaceutical procurement service (OECSPPS).

St Kitts-Nevis government promises relief, reform in throne speech

May 16, 2015
St Kitts-Nevis government promises relief, reform in throne speech BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- The Team Unity government in St Kitts and Nevis at the opening of the new parliament Thursday promised relief in several areas including electricity. The government’s policies and plans were articulated in the Throne Speech delivered by Deputy Governor...

St Kitts-Nevis to host Caribbean Development Bank annual meeting

May 16, 2015
St Kitts-Nevis to host Caribbean Development Bank annual meeting BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- St Kitts and Nevis will host the 45th meeting of the board of governors of the Caribbean Development Bank on May 20 and 21 in Basseterre. The opening ceremony will be at 10 am on Wednesday, May 20. CDB governors and president deliver key statements.

Commentary: My new life's journey: Becoming a mother (Mommy Chronicles Part 3)

May 16, 2015
Commentary: My new life's journey: Becoming a mother (Mommy Chronicles Part 3) So here I am half way through this journey and my stomach is showing quite nicely and my bottom is also growing at the same time. How interesting, I thought, but I endeavoured to embrace my new figure. I always heard about food cravings and thought that it was just pregnant women wanting to eat more...

St Kitts-Nevis PM promises more transparency, consultation in boundary changes

May 15, 2015
St Kitts-Nevis PM promises more transparency, consultation in boundary changes BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN): Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris has assured that the constituency boundary changes process in St Kitts and Nevis will be more transparent under the Team Unity administration than under the previous administration. The London-based Privy Council in a judgment handed down...

St Kitts sea turtle monitoring network attracts international attention

May 15, 2015
St Kitts sea turtle monitoring network attracts international attention BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- The St Kitts Sea Turtle Monitoring Network (SKSTMN), a local non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to researching and raising awareness of the plight of endangered sea turtles, is this week hosting some exciting visitors. Greg Marshall, who is a research...

Privy Council hands down written judgment in St Kitts-Nevis boundaries case

May 12, 2015
Privy Council hands down written judgment in St Kitts-Nevis boundaries case LONDON, England -- In a written judgment delivered on Monday, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London explained its reasons for rejecting the former government’s attempt to change the constituency boundaries in St Kitts and Nevis. Following a hearing on February 11, 2015...

OAS election observers suggest hiring professionals at St Kitts-Nevis electoral office

May 11, 2015
OAS election observers suggest hiring professionals at St Kitts-Nevis electoral office BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- The Electoral Office in St Kitts and Nevis should be staffed by professionals and not people with direct ties to political groups; that’s one of the recommendations in the report that the 11-member Organization of American States (OAS) observer mission to the...

Commentary: Citizens, not subjects!

May 9, 2015
Commentary: Citizens, not subjects! ‘Subject’ is a word that’s used in monarchies to describe people. I’ve never liked this use of the word. In a monarchy, the monarch is the actual or symbolic source of authority, and it’s in his or her name that all legal power in civil and military law is exercised. The people are the subjects of the monarch.

EC dollar as strong as ever, says ECCB deputy governor

May 8, 2015
EC dollar as strong as ever, says ECCB deputy governor BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has said that the EC dollar is as strong as ever despite the withdrawal of the currency's one-cent and two-cent coins. Deputy governor for the ECCB, Trevor Brathwaite, said the Eastern Caribbean currency has been pegged...

Hilton signs deal to develop Embassy Suites in St Kitts

May 8, 2015
Hilton signs deal to develop Embassy Suites in St Kitts MCLEAN, USA -- During the Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) in Miami last week, Hilton Worldwide announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Caribbean-based Sterling Developments to build an Embassy Suites by Hilton hotel on the island of St Kitts, making it the...

Letter: If you think we should support Cuba and Venezuela - the 'CubVen Empire' - watch this video

May 5, 2015
Letter: If you think we should support Cuba and Venezuela - the 'CubVen Empire' - watch this video This is so important that everyone in the Caribbean should view the video embedded above. This is the confirmation of what I have told you about Venezuela. The stories I have told you about my being there and witnessing the slaughter of Venezuelan students by Cuban special forces in civilian attire.

Caribbean students in Taiwan win top prizes in literary and arts competition

May 2, 2015
Caribbean students in Taiwan win top prizes in literary and arts competition TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Six Caribbean nationals studying at the Ming Chuan University in Taipei were on Thursday awarded for top placements in their school’s literary and arts competition. The 26th edition of the activity saw Jean Karlos Almonte of the Dominican Republic receiving an award for...

Climber plans to scale two Nevis summits in three days

May 2, 2015
Climber plans to scale two Nevis summits in three days CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Quentin Henderson who first climbed Nevis Peak (3,232 ft) in October 1987 and many times since, taking hikers to the top of the peak and back, has set himself another challenge that will raise money (in excess of US$5,000 / £3,500) for the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society.

Commentary: Youth, unemployment and selling citizenship

May 2, 2015
Commentary: Youth, unemployment and selling citizenship The economies of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are not doing well. Belize, Guyana and Suriname are the only three countries whose economies are showing any appreciable growth. The major effect of little or no growth has been increasing unemployment and underemployment...

Sugar fund millions paid to former St Kitts-Nevis ambassador, PM reveals

May 1, 2015
Sugar fund millions paid to former St Kitts-Nevis ambassador, PM reveals BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- At his monthly press conference on Tuesday, Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris revealed that millions of dollars were paid to former St Kitts and Nevis Ambassador to the UN, Delano Bart QC from the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF). According to Harris...

Commentary: Misfeasance and malfeasance

May 1, 2015
Commentary: Misfeasance and malfeasance The last week or so has been filled with revelations from the new Team Unity administration. First, Attorney General Vincent Byron shared some juicy (pun intended) information on the squandermania of the now dismantled Department of Constituency Empowerment.

St Kitts-Nevis to implement citizenship programme reforms

April 30, 2015
St Kitts-Nevis to implement citizenship programme reforms BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- The government of St Kitts and Nevis has accepted the recommendations of an international risk management firm to implement reforms in its citizenship by investment (CBI) programme, bolstering security aspects and increasing attractiveness to investors.

My new life's journey: Becoming a mother (Mommy Chronicles Part 2)

April 30, 2015
My new life's journey: Becoming a mother (Mommy Chronicles Part 2) So it is confirmed that I am pregnant; I walked out the lab with test result in hand. I again sat in my car, which had become my refuge, and stared into space. I looked down at my phone and wondered who I should call with this confirmation. I decided to call my mother and when she answered...

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