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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Mental Health First Aid

Mental illness is common. In the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada an estimated 17% - 20% of persons experience mental illness (NHS...

Hats Off To The Nevis Water Department

On Tuesday 26th April, I was walking my dog Jaden down by the ghaut below our property and i discovered a break in the...

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...

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...

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...

Climate debate dominated by ‘duckspeakers’

Time to relearn the lessons of Nineteen Eighty-Four By Tom Harris In Oceania, the dystopian society of George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, a new language was...

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...

LEARNING TRADE

By ELVIN BAILEY That’s what the older folks used to say in my youth to refer to someone who, having left school entered into an...

Chapter 2:12 – “Christ died for all of us”

By Pastor Ron Daniel One of the beautiful things about the crucifixion story is that it is not exclusive.  When Jesus Christ went to the...

An Open Letter To The Manager Of Cable T.V.

Dear Editor, Please allow me space in your paper for this article. For the past months since the taking over of the Cable TV by your...

Tourism Dollars: Sweeter Thansugar…… For Developers

by G.A.Dwyer Astaphan I love our country. And I’ve spent a great portion of my life promoting it and singing its praises, both at home...

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….

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

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. ...

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...

Who cares for the carers?

An OP ED on the 5th anniversary of ILO Convention No 189, the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011. By Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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