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Thursday, June 4, 2020

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...

Editorial

We are going to change gears in this editorial and indulge in some cricket analysis. What are the criteria for a cricketer to be selected...

Hurricane preparation

The hurricane season is once again upon us, and as good corporate citizens, we feel an obligation to help our readers prepare for any...

Economics 101: Net present value

In last week’s newspaper edition, we were reminded about the heroics of outstanding citizens who ascended to high office while still young. The writer...

Madame President & the glass ceiling

The ILO report entitled “Women at Work: Trends 2016”,  in highlighting gender gaps, especially within the Caribbean, predicts that it will take 70 years...

Cricket; not so lovely cricket.

There is a spin bowler in the Federation, and he is bamboozling the gullible.  How? Social Security signed a contract with a local entrepreneur to...

Johnny O’

Panama made history in 1914 when the canal opened and changed the world. It took ten years to build and was the second attempt...

Political Ulcer

A few years ago, when “Nurse”  Jean Nisbett Harris was active in the political arena, Mr Parry, the then Leaser of the NRP, during...

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...

CRIME, AGAIN

Here’s the homicide roll call for 2008: Mr. Leon Westerman, 28, on Jan. 28; Mr. Derrick Gumbs, Jr, 21, on March 11; Mr. Leon...

Motes & beams

A few weeks ago, there was a commentary in the media about Team Unity’s alleged failure to deliver on its campaign promises one quarter...

Let me clear the air

The Editor: Please allow me to correct some inaccuracies which appeared in a letter to the editor this past week: My late husband, Hastings H. Huggins,...

BAG THE PLASTIC

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis is one of the most beautiful places in the world. The natural scenery is awe-inspiring. This loveliness,...

Independence 33

Under the theme United in Building a Stronger Nation, our Federation celebrates 33 years of Independence.   Congratulations to the Government and people on this...

Nomads?

Ever since we escaped the clutches of slavery, the people of St Kitts- Nevis (and particularly Nevis) have been on the move.   This point...

Electoral Mathematics.

James Adam’s There is good in the best of us and there is bad in the best of us.  Therefore, we cannot pretend that...

Deadness

The headline was striking. It said “2016: Homicides 24, murder convictions 0” as it went on to describe the circumstances surrounding the death of...

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...

Editorial

Police Pushing Back Recently residents of St. Kitts have noticed an upsurge of police activity in their communities. The Observer has gotten reports of police...

The Irony!

Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson – the most high profile campaigners for Brexit, have given us a barrage of reasons why they do not...

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