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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

THE CASE FOR A NEW PARTNERSHP WITH BERMUDA

By Everson W. Hull St. Kitts and Nevis is solidifying its place as an economic and financial leader in the CARICOM region and is well poised...

Tourism Dollars: Sweeter Thansugar…… For Developers

by G.A.Dwyer Astaphan I love our country. And I’ve spent a great portion of my life promoting it and singing its praises, both at home...

From the Supervisor of Elections…

After attaining the age of majority, I sat out my first election of 1984. It was a general election and candidate Swanston was unopposed....

How much do you actually know about Blood Donation?

Introduction: Blood donation is the process of drawing 450mL of whole blood from a healthy person for the purposes of transfusing blood products into a...

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...

Welkom To My Island Paradise: Ye Good People Of Syria

We make no apologies to state at the outset that St. Kitts & Nevis and more particularly Nevis, God’s own country should welcome the...

Letter to the Editor – Corporal Punishment – Is It Proper?

Dear Sir/Madam, I submit the following article for publishing in your newspaper. Thank you. Corporal Punishment - Is It Proper? Corporal punishment is defined by one dictionary...

An Open Letter To The Manager Of Cable T.V.

Dear Editor, Please allow me space in your paper for this article. For the past months since the taking over of the Cable TV by your...

Brexit – A Sophomoric Decision

By  Asha V. Daniel I never took the Brits particularly seriously when they decided to have a referendum on whether to separate themselves from the...

Elections and Democracy

by G.A.Dwyer Astaphan The result of last week’s US presidential election has raised the question as to whether the process is fair and democratic. Why? Because...

From the Supervisor of Elections…

The last pre-independence general election took place in 1980. At that time, there were 9 constituencies, 7 in St Kitts and 2 in Nevis....

Back to Basics – Understanding Morality and Moral Development

Many argue that moral development and a sense of caring are values to be fostered at home rather than at school.  However, the teaching...

The Pervasiveness of Negativity

By Dianne P. Collins The happiness of your life Depends on the quality of your thoughts Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) In the world around us we are constantly...

A united Canada without the Monarchy

By:  Jeffrey J. Cunningham, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada  Jeffrey is self-employed, lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and his dream is a united, strong and separatist-free Canadian republic. Canada and England would fit seamlessly...

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. ...

A better way to protect the world from the next pandemic

By Jim Yong Kim The growing concern over the Zika virus highlights a frightening reality. The world remains ill-prepared for a fast-moving virus. Over the...

Commentary • Number 1116 • “Genius & Dis-Genious” Editorial

The appointment of Dr Jessica Byron Reid to Professor at the University of the West Indies speaks to the best in us and the...

Who’s Responsible For Evil?

By Rev. Canon Dr. Alson B. H. Percival Ph.D. “Evil is the pursuance of that which harms oneself and others. It is that which...

In Support Of Capital Punishment

By Michael S. Blake One Ewin James , writing an opinion piece in this The Observer newspaper of  13th instant argues pro capital punishment as...

“Reach out to the police, anything that looks unusual to you...

By Lorna Smithen-Bussue CHARLESTOWN (JULY 19, 2016) “Police Officers should not discriminate, under any circumstances, against the public,” said Inspector Conrad Bertie of the Royal...

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