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Thursday, February 22, 2018

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...

Trott Talk – Growing Up

When I was a toddler I wanted to grow up to be big like daddy. Eventually I did, and became even bigger in physical...

CULTURAMA FEEL WAS MISSING

Another Culurama has come and gone with many more questions now being asked than ever before. What is factually undisputable is the very low...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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. ...

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...

My Woman Of The Year

In The Public Interest by Hastings Daniel  Inasmuch as many have been pleased to nominate the person of the fairer sex who has made the...

A RESPONSE TO SOME COMMENTS AND FURTHER THOUGHTS ON GEOTHERMAL

By Carl B. Nisbett A few NRP supporters, some employed by the NIA and even a minister or two, have decided to have a go...

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...

THE GERONTACRACY SITS ENTHRONED. Part 11

By Hastings R. Daniel In The Public Interest Some weeks ago we wrote an article chronicling the numerous senior citizens employment by the TUG since...

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...

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...

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...

The Rubik’s cube of the Caribbean public education system: Addressing the...

Nancy A. George, Ed. D. CARICOM Education Specialist for "A Harmonised Approach to Education Reform - Developing the Skills needed for a 21st Century Economy...

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,...

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...

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...

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