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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Elections and Democracy

by G.A.Dwyer Astaphan The result of last week’s US presidential election has raised the question as to whether the process is fair and democratic. Why? Because...

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...

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...

Who’s Responsible For Evil?

By Rev. Canon Dr. Alson B. H. Percival Ph.D. “Evil is the pursuance of that which harms oneself and others. It is that which...

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...

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...

CHAPTER 2:12 – “An Open Letter to Honourable Troy Liburd”

By Pastor Ron Daniel I first was able to get close to Troy through cricket about twenty years ago on the cricket field.  At the...

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 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...

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...

REMEMBERING A LEGEND

MUHAMMAD ALI - FROM RAGS TO RICHES FROM OBSCURITY TO PROMINENCE Ali was poor, uneducated and had little hope of attaining much in life.  However, his...

Pain Has a Voice

Can you hear the silent cries? By Guest Author It is important to understand that pain has a voice and it speaks into the ears of...

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...

Legal Maverick Dr John Anthony Roberts QC CBE has died

By David F. Roberts Dr John Anthony Roberts QC CBE who has died, age 88 was a man credited with many firsts, the most notable...

From the Supervisor of Elections…

The last pre-independence general election took place in 1980. At that time, there were 9 constituencies, 7 in St Kitts and 2 in Nevis....

From the Supervisor of Elections…

The publication of the Annual Register of Voters renders every registrant to be a temporary claimant who is correctly registered.  As such, no one...

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...

Constitutional Reform

by Queen’s Counsel Charles Wilkin The following is a presentation made by the former President of the St. Kitts and Nevis Bar Association, Charles Wilkin,...

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...

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...

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