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Sunday, April 21, 2019

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...

True independence

Independence Day is here again and all kinds of activities will mark the event. Cocktails will flow, flags will fly; the armed and unarmed forces...

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...

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...

Shine like the jewels we are

It is safe to say that in the next several days the Federation will be in the spotlight. With the third Test match between India...

The forest or the trees?

The Prime Minister and the leader of PAM, Lindsey Grant, may have done the proper thing by not commenting on the extradition of Noel...

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...

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...

Secure the hospital now

Recently some very frightening events have taken place at the JNF General Hospital which is virtually a thoroughfare for all and sundry including gunmen...

Trump, Brantley Can learn from Amory.

When a person is given a high place in society -- a government leader, for example -- that individual is held to a higher...

WI CRICKET BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE

West Indies starts another home test series against Sri-Lanka on March 22, and moving up the ranks from number eight in the ICC test...

THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW

The Fierce Urgency Of Now "We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency...

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,...

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”...

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...

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...

Life lessons.

For our nation’s children, May is a month of reckoning.  At home, SBA’s and IA’s would have already been submitted, and CSeC(Caribbean Secondary Certificates)...

A QUESTION OF GOOD MANNERS

There is in circulation on the Internet a complaint about a local taxi driver. It wont be necessary to mention his name as the...

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...

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...

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