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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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 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...

Hurricane preparation

The hurricane season is once again upon us, and as good corporate citizens, we feel an obligation to help our readers prepare for any...

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...

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...

Violence continues to Plague the Federation

The last week has again highlighted the issue of violence amongst our young men in the Federation.   Again we see an outcry that such...

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...

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....

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”...

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...

Diplomacy & crime fighting. – EDITORIAL

We want to do our part in crime fighting by telling the Police everything we know about the crimes we see and the criminals...

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...

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...

WHERE CREDIT IS DUE; WHERE ACTION IN NEEDED – GET IT...

Where Credit Is Due; Where Action Is Needed The 15th murder has been recorded for 2008 in the Federation of St. Kitts-Nevis. That statistic puts this...

‘WHERE’S MINE?’ SAYS NEVIS SECESSION SUPPORTERS – POWER OUTAGE

‘Where’s Mine?’ Says Nevis Secession Supporters The following quote appears in a story about Nevisian secession in today’s issue of The Observer: “Dr. Hull...

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...

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,...

A LITTLE BIT MORE, SIR – LET JUSTICE BE DONE

A Little Bit More, Sir It’s rare for anyone to really want to hear more words from a politician. People who follow politics closely sometimes...

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....

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...

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