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Sunday, May 31, 2020

By-election results prove Nevis independence alive and kicking!

As I waited impatiently for a ridiculously long eight hours for the votes to be counted the night of August 27, 2007 I started...

Eves

They were at it again last week.  Woman issues was all over all of the media as women came together to examine their causes,...

Culturama Fever

St. Kitts and Nevis has at least 10 festivals squeezed into each calendar year.  There is Carnival, Green Valley Festival, Sandy Point Bangalang, Music...

Thanksgiving

If all things were equal, one would expect that once every seven years, the world would experience what it experiences within the past week...

CRIME – THE DARKNESS AND THE LIGHT

There is a common criticism of newspapers, which is this: “Newspapers only carry bad news.” There is a certain element of truth to this...

Red Alert

Last week, The Observer’s Editorial column shared with the reading public the sentiments of the Nyabinghi Movement regarding the Labour Party of St. Kitts...

Month of the Elderly

The month of October has been proclaimed as the Month of the Elderly. Yes, the Federation's elderly should be recognised for the part they...

SHORT TAKES

Number 10 Grief. Outrage. Determination. As the Federation records its tenth murder of 2008, those are the reactions all citizens should be feeling - grief, outrage...

Just three wishes.

In the fable entitled Aladdin and the Magic Lamp, in return for freeing the Genie, Aladdin was granted three wishes which he used well. ...

Vote for your interests, not for personalities

Elections are much more than beauty contests. Unfortunately, what should be a clear o pportunity to discuss issues and make decisions based on one's...

The Violence and the visibility

As we approach what can arguably be described as the biggest thing to happen to the Federation since independence, we must exercise supreme caution....

Like parent, like child?

Over the last few weeks young men have been appearing before the judge, in the high court to answer to some very serious charges. Most...

POLICEMAN NABBED – A GROWING REALIZATION

Policeman Nabbed The motto of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force is “To Serve and Protect.” With 10 murders for the year and...

Double Dipping.

The Nevis Reformation Party, at its recent convention, amended its Constitution to end double dipping i.e. no one person is to simultaneously offer as...

Welcome home again

Many of our nationals have come home to visit and to participate in this year’s music festival. To you we extend a hearty welcome. ...

Christmas Greetings!

Custom and good manners demand that we wish all, but especially our clients, a Happy Christmas and much prosperity in 2017.  So we do...

STOP THE ROAD CARNAGE

On Wednesday, March 5, the Royal St. Kitts-Nevis Police investigated an accident that involved a collision between two passenger buses that resulted in 20...

We’ve got to do our own G-8ing

Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas aptly addressed the difficulties posed by globalisation on the economies of small island states like our Federation and outlined...

Cracks and chasms

Douglas Wattley has become the latest advocatewhose departure is being used as evidence of a Team Unity disintegration. He jumped off the bandwagon allegedly...

RISING PRICES, RISING WORRIES

This week, people have been rioting in Haiti over food prices. The Associated Press gives a good idea of why: “Food prices, which have...

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