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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Beware of Dancehall

From one corner of our public comes the urgent and repeated warnings about the descent of our culture into the Dancehall genre. From another...

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...

SAME STUFF, DIFFERENT DAY

Below is an excerpt from the 2008 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report: “St. Kitts and Nevis. St. Kitts and Nevis is a transshipment point for...

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,...

Investment yes; subservience no

Indications are that both the central government in Basseterre and the island administration in Nevis are getting flurries of applications for hotels, resorts, villa...

Will cricket bring any togetherness?

Once again things look rosy in the Caribbean. World Cup Cricket is in the air and “All ah we is one family”. What with...

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...

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,...

Where have all the manners gone?

This week the St. Kitts Tourism Authority and the St. Kitts & Nevis Hotel and Tourism Association hosted a two-day Quality Customer Service Workshop. During...

The Mexico Effect.

Mexico has emerged as a central issue in the 2016 Presidential elections of the USA. Why? To begin with, much of what is now the...

DAYS OF CHANGE

The winds of change are blowing around the world. Is the Federation of St. Kitts-Nevis ready to handle the days ahead or will this...

RELIGION, FRONT AND CENTER FOR HERITAGE WEEK AND BEYOND

This has been “History and Heritage Week” in St. Kitts and Nevis. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Our Religious Heritage.” The organizers, participants and...

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...

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...

The Labour Conference Political Ideology

As the Labour Party prepares to hold its annual conference, we take note of a statement issued by the Rastafarian Movement that the Labour...

Lawyers & governance.

A few years ago, a lawyer in St Kitts was debarred, and another absconded to somewhere overseas.  In more recent times, two of them...

All should be treated equally under the law.

A St. Kitts political leader in the late 1990s told the United States Department of State that campaign funds were collected from Charles ‘Little...

ENOUGH – STONEWALLED

ENOUGH When Pres. George Bush launched the Iraq War, he was supported by the 'Coalition of the Willing.' One of the willing partners was the...

Leeward Island Debating Competition: an editorial critique

After three nights of riveting competition, Nevis emerged winner of the Leeward Islands Debating Competition. It was an elimination competition amongst seven territories –...

Education Overload

We congratulate all of our students wherever they are for the successes that they have achieved in academia for 2016.  Surely it wasn’t easy...

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