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Sunday, September 15, 2019

TRIBUTE TO CABO

As Culturama heats up this year, it seems fitting to pay tribute to the late Calvin (Cabo) Howell, one of the masterminds of this...

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...

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...

A united Canada without the Monarchy

By:  Jeffrey J. Cunningham, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada  Jeffrey is self-employed, lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and his dream is a united, strong and separatist-free Canadian republic. Canada and England would fit seamlessly...

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,...

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...

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,...

Trott Talk – Growing Up

When I was a toddler I wanted to grow up to be big like daddy. Eventually I did, and became even bigger in physical...

Letter to the Editor – Corporal Punishment – Is It Proper?

Dear Sir/Madam, I submit the following article for publishing in your newspaper. Thank you. Corporal Punishment - Is It Proper? Corporal punishment is defined by one dictionary...

Teenage Pregnancy – Does Age Really Matter?

The sight of a young girl with a ‘big belly’ is a fairly common one in the Caribbean. A United Nations Report (2013) indicated...

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...

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...

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,...

DOES THE EMPLOYEE REALLY BENEFIT FROM PAYING SOCIAL SECURITY? – By...

This year, the Children Summer Programme of the Charles Halbert Public Library explored the sub-theme Jobs in St Kitts, the Socio-economic Environment. To do...

From the Supervisor of Elections…

We shared with you that the 2016/17 Register of Voters, before adjustments, contains 43,185 names amongst a population of about 45,000. By international standards, this...

THE MINISTER OF THE YEAR

It is not normal that we salute a Minister of Government here in the Federation.  We are forced though to recognise and analyse the...

OBSTACLES TO IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CSME

Commentary By Lesroy W. Williams Of The Observer Staff One of the benefits that the CSME promises to bring about is a mobile workforce within Caricom. 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...

News Tip on Seaborne Airlines

Letters to the Editor Dear Sirs, In March 2016 I had a horrific experience with Seaborne Airlines flight from SKB to SJU. The complaint to airline has been...

Are You A Fool?

Every week I am saddened at the sight of more broken cars.  Saddened because they need not have been mashed up – with just...

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