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Monday, July 22, 2019

A VISIT FROM THE US NAVY – WHAT’S MISSING?

A diving and salvage vessel of the U.S. Navy, the USNS Grasp, was at St. Kitts last week to conduct joint training exercises with...

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 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....

IT WILL TAKE A CHANGE OF HEART

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor There are never enough resources to go around. There are always too many good causes, too many good reasons and...

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...

AS POLITICAL AS IT GETS – STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT SOLID WASTE

As Political As It Gets In today’s issue of The Observer, we have articles about Mr. Lindsay Grant of the People’s Action Movement and Mr....

Vance Amory Retiring At 33, What Will His Legacy Be?

In January 2017 the entire world witnessed the farewell speech of Barack Obama as he exited the white house with the highest rating of...

See the forest, not the trees

About two weeks ago a couple, 17-year-old Dion Roberts and 21-years-old Divonne Thomas, were shot while they slept in a bed. Roberts was shot in...

Service to country must take priority

The current debate as to whether persons serving in the National Assembly could have citizenship in another country is an interesting one for several...

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,...

Twice a victim – Editorial

A seminal moment has occurred in Nevis. A witness to a criminal activity was sentenced to time in jail for her  ”inability to recall”...

Hard lessons

Was it coincidence or providence that after we contacted Social Security for data for the editorial that was presented in last issue; that the...

Government-in-waiting

The cost to the country of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition has multiplied, according to the Right Honourable Dr. Denzil Douglas, to $300,000 per annum...

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...

Hunt and be hunted.

We know and accept that accidents happen. But it is hard to accept that, in the USA in particular, that the shooting of young...

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...

Heavy Manners

The recent case of Calypso Reggie deserves the attention of the public of St. Kitts and Nevis. According to reports Reggie had an altercation with...

BEING PREPARED IN A SHAKY ECONOMY

There used to be a saying: “When Wall Street sneezes, Europe catches cold.” That’s not the way it is any more. As one economist...

WE NEED A NEW JAIL

The jail in St. Kitts is too crowded, too ancient in its concept, and irrelevant to the social requirements of our present age. The kind...

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...

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