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Friday, April 26, 2019

The World Health Organization – why everyone should care

Health is one of the most precious things to us all as individuals and families. It is something we very often take for granted,...

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...

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...

Climate debate dominated by ‘duckspeakers’

Time to relearn the lessons of Nineteen Eighty-Four By Tom Harris In Oceania, the dystopian society of George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, a new language was...

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...

THE TRAVAILS OF ZUZU – A SON OF THE SOIL

Zuzu’s mother had nine children.  The family was very poor as many families were in New Town when Zuzu was born.  Mothers worked for...

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...

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...

From the Supervisor of Elections…

I read an internet article about a woman in America who voted (twice)when she was ineligible to do so.  She was a green card...

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...

Commentary • Number 1116 • “Letter To The Editor”

A Grateful Patient Dear Editor, Please allow me to comment on the treatment I recently received at The Alexandra Hospital, Nevis. On Wednesday the 17th February I...

CHAPTER 2:12 – “An Open Letter to Honourable Troy Liburd”

By Pastor Ron Daniel I first was able to get close to Troy through cricket about twenty years ago on the cricket field.  At the...

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...

The Caribbean: Opportunities And Vulnerabilities

(Excerpts from Keynote address, delivered June 16, 2016, on the occasion of Caribbean-American Heritage Day at the U.S. Department of Agriculture) Amb. Everson W. Hull,...

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...

The Nevis-Taiwan Connection: Why The Disparate Treatment?

By Everson W. Hull, Ph.D. Econ. Last week’s commentary page of the Democrat newspaper issued a scathing criticism of the President of Taiwan’s visit to St....

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....

The Importance of Co-Parenting; and How to make it work.

Becoming a parent is considered one of life’s most cheerful moments, one in which our hearts and minds are filled with love and endless...

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. ...

Pain Has a Voice

Can you hear the silent cries? By Guest Author It is important to understand that pain has a voice and it speaks into the ears of...

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