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Saturday, July 20, 2019

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...

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...

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...

MPs need to set good examples on behaviour

By LR Liburd The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer  It is said by some persons that the manner in which our politicians behave in Parliament is likened to...

The World Health Organization – why everyone should care

Health is one of the most precious things to us all as individuals and families. It is something we very often take for granted,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Living Robotic Lives

By Dianne P. Collins In the 1990’s, a friend and I went to a Japanese Festival. One of the events we watched was the Japanese...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

A FEW THOUGHTS ON THE IMPLICATIONS OF A TRUMP PRESIDENCY

By Everson W. Hull, Ph.D. ECON Under the leadership of President-Elect Donald J. Trump, the prospects of a more vibrant U.S. economy will be led...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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