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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Crime and Violence Put the Brakes on Development

By Jorge Familiar The traditional logic seemed unassailable: where there are low levels of development and high levels of poverty and hopelessness, people are more...

From the Supervisor of Elections

This week, the office released the ARV. Each Constituency and each Polling District throughout the entire country has its own mini ARV.  The full...

Trump And Obama’s Legacy.

by EWIN JAMES. Some people have begun screaming that President Donald Trump, by signing the Executive Order to begin dismantling Obamacare, is determined to destroy the legacy of Barack Obama as though doing so were some treasonous act. They propound...

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...

As Popularity of Citizenship-By-Investment Grows, Tighter Vetting by Some Countries Should...

By Lanny J. Davis A U.S. passport is a deeply polarizing document for travelers. With the tensions abroad, holding a U.S. passport can put 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...

From the Supervisor of elections…

Adult suffrage is too important a right to citizens and residents not to allow for judicial review for persons who feel aggrieved by any...

Climate Change and Common Sense

by Ewin James I'm not a scientist, I'm not a brilliant man and only moderately intelligent— but of this I'm absolutely certain: the Climate Change...

The Observer Woman Of The Year

The Observer is pleased after much review to present the woman who it thinks has distinguished herself during 2016.  Rodney Elliott is an interesting...

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...

From the Supervisor of Elections….

In the Federation, there is a system of continuous registration. That is, any eligible person at any given time can apply to become registered...

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...

From the Supervisor of Elections…

by Elvin Bailey January 31st is a special date in the electoral calendar of the Federation.  It is the day set in law, by which...

Capital Punishment And Justice

Ewin James Opponents of Capital Punishment often put forward the proposition that it doesn't deter murder. That proposition is unprovable. But more than that it...

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....

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,...

President Obama and the War On Terror.

by Ewin James. William Tecumseh Sherman, a General in the Union Army in the American Civil war said that war is hell. This means that...

Look to The East…And Learn

by G.A.Dwyer Astaphan At this time when Christians reflect on the biblical journey of the three wise men from the East, and all of that...

President Obama and the Caribbean.

by Ewin James. Nearly eight years ago the Caribbean welcomed the election of President Obama more exuberantly than many other people did , for like...

Embargo Bogeyman

by EWIN JAMES. Some opponents of the United States and supporters of the Cuban people, ascribe the suffering of Cubans to the trade embargo that...

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