Yearly Archives

2014

Miss St. Maarten Wins Caribbean Talented Teen Crown

(ZIZ News) – D'shnay Matthew-York made history Tuesday evening by becoming the first contestant from St. Maarten to win the coveted Haynes Smith Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant.The announcement at the Sugar Mill was met by thunderous…

Players will be graded next year

Sports Page -- Cricket chief on Nevis, Denrick Liburd has revealed that for the upcoming local Cricket season, certain players on Nevis will be graded.Liburd in a recent interview revealed that it was a unanimous decision taken by his…

West Indies collapse after big stand

Sports Page -- Centuries from Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels steered West Indies past the follow-on mark before a familiar collapse revived the possibility, albeit slight, of a South Africa win. Brathwaite and Samuels added 176 for…

Australia run out of time, but win series

Sports Page -- Australia did not need to win, and India never really thought seriously about doing so. A curiously muted final day of the Boxing Day Test petered out with four overs still to bowl; on recent evidence more than enough time to…

Dhoni retires from Test cricket

Sports Page -- MS Dhoni has retired from Test cricket with immediate effect following the drawn Test against Australia at the MCG. Virat Kohli will take over as India captain for the final Test of the series, which India has already lost,…

Former CNN contributor Roland Martin vacations in St. Kitts

Basseterre, St. Kitts (CUOPM) -- America’s well-known journalist and former CNN contributor Roland Martin is holidaying in St. Kitts.“Me and @Jhoodmartin headed to St. Kitts rockin our @houstontexans gear. Got my @jjwatt MVP…

PM Douglas hosts Caribbean teen contestants to lunch

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, DECEMBER 30TH 2014 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas will host the participants of the 35th Edition of the Miss Haynes Smith Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant to lunch at…

Astro Takes Senior Calypso Crown To Nevis

(ZIZ News) -- It was a historic night at the Sugar Mill, on Monday evening, as Astro became the first Nevisian calypsonian to win the National Carnival Senior Calypso crown.After two rounds of competition, Oscar “Astro” Browne amassed a…

Carnival Chairman Congratulates Astro

(ZIZ News) -- Chairman of the National Carnival Committee, Sylvester Anthony, said he is happy Astro was victorious in the Senior Calypso Monarch Finals.“He’s one of the competitors, he is one of the long time competitors, I think the…

Culturama’s Executive Director Weighs in on Carnival

(ZIZ News) -- Antonio “Abonaty” Liburd, whose name is synonymous with Nevis’ Culturama Festival, is praising the Nevisians who have participated in St. Kitts and Nevis’ National Carnival celebration.Liburd said he is pleased with the…