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Monday, September 24, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

From the Supervisor of Elections….

Anyone who is a citizen of the Federation 18 years or older and is ordinarily resident in the Federation is entitled to register as...

Periscope

Three senior Labour Party ministers exited office and charged that theY found Former Prime Minister Denzil Douglas difficult to work with. First to leave was...

The Barley grows – My Brother Patat

By. Kenneth Williams Editor In Chief/Publisher I have five brothers and four sisters and I have an excellent relationship with all of them. But I have different...

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...

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...

The Nation’s Prosperity Agenda

By Everson W. Hull, Ph.D., ECON  This year’s 33rd Independence Anniversary theme focuses on the Nation’s Prosperity Agenda.  A series of Town Hall meetings carried...

What Prince Harry could tell Caribbean men about HIV

By Dr César Núñez   This week Prince Harry started his second official visit to the Caribbean. Importantly, he’ll be commemorating World AIDS Day on December...

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...

MY LORD’S GRACE – by Jessica Bardales

I have a terrible voice. It's a fact! I know by the way my children roll their eyes and try to help me to...

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...

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...

Too Easy

In the recent past, there has been a lot of sex chatter on the television news in the USA. Not to be outdone, here at...

The Law: Perjury Carries Serious Consequences

Bt Stanford Conway The Observer In our last discussion of Perjury, we dealt primarily with inconsistent or contradictory statements and also with some of the terms...

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...

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,...

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