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Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Gaskell Family Nakba

Nakba in the heading means ‘catastrophe’ and is the word used by the Palestinians to describe their forcible eviction from their homeland in 1948....

Teenage Pregnancy – Does Age Really Matter?

The sight of a young girl with a ‘big belly’ is a fairly common one in the Caribbean. A United Nations Report (2013) indicated...

Legal Maverick Dr John Anthony Roberts QC CBE has died

By David F. Roberts Dr John Anthony Roberts QC CBE who has died, age 88 was a man credited with many firsts, the most notable...

Person of the Year 2016

By Geno Lawrenzi Jr. The Observer has chosen Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Timothy as our 2016 person of the year. He is being described as,...

Mental Health First Aid

Mental illness is common. In the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada an estimated 17% - 20% of persons experience mental illness (NHS...

Instill Values, Build Strong Children, Secure the Future

As a branch of the Ministry of Education with specific responsibility for the nation’s children, we are constantly aware of the issues that are...

Confronting Mental Health Issues in St. Kitts & Nevis – The...

Ours is a paradise, nevertheless, as a middle income country, in fact the smallest independent nation in the entire Western Hemisphere, our developmental challenges...

Commentary • Number 1116 • “Environmentalists must abandon climate scare ”

By Tom Harris Earth Hour will be observed across the world on Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 pm local time. Rather than switch off lights...

Statement from Ms. Watisha Browne Reference ongoing Police Harassment.

On Monday 24th July, 2016, at approximately 2.50pm, I was driving from Charlestown going across Jessups, passing the time, as I was waiting for...

Hats Off To The Nevis Water Department

On Tuesday 26th April, I was walking my dog Jaden down by the ghaut below our property and i discovered a break in the...

News Tip on Seaborne Airlines

Letters to the Editor Dear Sirs, In March 2016 I had a horrific experience with Seaborne Airlines flight from SKB to SJU. The complaint to airline has been...

Burn the churches? So says Kuba Assegai

By Carl B. Nisbett The headlined question “‘Burn’ the Churches?” is incendiary and provoking language that requires a great deal of thought to consider what...

Letter To The Editor – THANK YOU NOTE

From: A. Michael Perkins It has been drawn to my attention that there have been certain rumors making their rounds in social media, and I...

Caribbean

  Dear Editor, The Caribbean and the world have discussed brexit. Some of our eminent thinkers have argued Britain leaving the European union is to exert...

We Can’t Wait No More, Buddy!

By G.A. Dwyer Astaphan For centuries, the Southeast Peninsula of St. Kitts has been relatively undeveloped. It measures about 6.25 square miles in area and makes...

BVI In An Uncertain World After Brexit

Benito Wheatley The United Kingdom (UK) vote to leave the European Union (EU) is a game changer in International Relations. Britain’s withdrawal from the EU...

These Will Only Be Paid When Government Change!

Hastings R. Daniel In the public interest We had a conversation in St.Kitts recently with a politician who the last Government owed an earned obligation. ...

MY LORD’S GRACE – by Jessica Bardales

I have a terrible voice. It's a fact! I know by the way my children roll their eyes and try to help me to...

The Barley grows – My Brother Patat

By. Kenneth Williams Editor In Chief/Publisher I have five brothers and four sisters and I have an excellent relationship with all of them. But I have different...

Integrity In Public Life

By G.A.Dwyer Astaphan Integrity in Public Life legislation is important in a democracy. And it saves taxpayers enormous amounts of money. It was one of the...

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