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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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...

By-election results prove Nevis independence alive and kicking!

As I waited impatiently for a ridiculously long eight hours for the votes to be counted the night of August 27, 2007 I started...

KUDOS FOR PRIME MINISTER DOUGLAS AND HIS CABINET

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis deserves the highest compliments for deciding to return Fort Street to its original use prior to the...

Crime has no face!!

Over the past 22-odd months, residents of St. Kitts and Nevis have witnessed an upsurge in crime, especially gun-related, in the twin-island Federation and...

We’ve got to do our own G-8ing

Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas aptly addressed the difficulties posed by globalisation on the economies of small island states like our Federation and outlined...

Showing Inexperience – Editorial

The story is told of a child who was accustomed to seeing villagers withan amputated lower limb.  He heard his parents refer to these...

TERROR

The news that the vehicle owned by an electoral officer was blown up in his garage this morning at around 2:30 am is very...

Second place contests.

Between the firing of the gun and crossing the finish line, Usain Bolt ran the 100m in the 2016 Olympics in an official time...

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...

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...

THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO

How bad can things get? For the most part, life in the Federation is good. Yet it’s unnerving to see the ninth homicide of the...

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...

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...

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...

SEX, DEATH, AND ENCOURAGING WORDS – SILENCE IS NOT ALWAYS GOLDEN

Sex, Death, and Encouraging Words St. Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister the Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas recently gave an interview to the British Broadcasting Company on the...

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...

Daniel stirs public debate

The Observer wishes to add to the debate regarding the recently paved road at Cane Garden. From the outset, we do not agree with...

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