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Monday, November 12, 2018

Cruising.

The 2016/17 cruise season is turning out to be a bumper season for St Kitts and Nevis.  Congratulations to the Ministers (Federal & Local)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Home-grown.

In Nevis, a young man was arrested for stealing.  Based on the items on exhibit by the Police, this was no ordinary petty stealing....

Banking on you

The announcement that the governments of the East Caribbean Currency Union have asked the Central Bank to establish a committee to look into existing...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Farewell, Malcolm

The entire St. Kitts-Nevis community feels deep sadness at the untimely passing of Mr. Malcolm Guishard, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly. To...

Fact checking

Minister Brantley recently posted on facebook that jobs had increased in Nevis under CCM in coalition with Team Unity.  He quoted job statistics of...

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...

The Right Way, But Not Right Away.

It will be difficult to argue that the outgoing CMO was not the consummate public servant.  He upheld the law at great personal and...

WILL THE SHERIFF NOW MARSHAL THE FORCES?

Mr. Mark Brantley, newly elected member from Nevis, was sworn in on Wednesday as the freshman of the National Assembly. For all Nevisians regardless...

HAVE YOU NO SHAME?

Have You No Shame? At The Observer, we receive written submissions in varying numbers. Sometimes quite a few, sometimes very few. Each communication is different,...

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