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Monday, November 19, 2018

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,...

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...

The Gerontocracy Sits Enthroned In St.Kitts And Nevis.

Hastings R. Daniel   In the public interest. We join the conversation started by the good pastor Ron and seized on in some fashion by the...

Runako Morton takes it to the Kiwis

By Clinton Swanston Memories of the steel piercing look in Runako's eyes in December 2004 when he promised to make Nevisians proud, brought tears of...

From the Supervisor of Elections…

There are two opportunities afforded to the voting public to ensure the cleansing of the voters list. One of them occurs in February following...

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...

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. ...

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...

From the Supervisor of Elections…

The whole purpose of the Electoral exercise is for the voters to choose representatives from amongst the group of persons who offer themselves as...

Charlestown Primary School Garden

By James Milnes Gaskell Under the auspices of their go-ahead Young headmistress, Latoya Jeffers, the CPS is to develop a garden on 1.344 acres at...

From the Supervisor of Elections…

Constituency of St Christopher 1 is all that portion of the parish of St George, Basseterre, including the town of Basseterre, to the east of...

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...

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...

The Power of Sound

By Dianne P. Collins Mankind has over the ages used many avenues for healing body and soul and one of them has been sound. Sound...

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...

Constance Baker Motley: A Woman Of Substance

By James Gaskell Even in England it is hard to leave Nevis behind. My son at Leeds University is trying to make contact with...

Can the Dead Know or Do Anything?

Sometimes we hear stories from persons who claim that they had seen a loved one who had died, maybe few days after that person died....

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...

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...

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