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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Editorial

Always Obey The Highway Code The tragic death of a father and daughter last Monday puts a bright spotlight on the importance of safe driving...

CONGRATULATIONS AND OBSERVATIONS

The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States has named a native of the Federation of St. Kitts-Nevis, Hugh A. Rawlins, to be the new Chief...

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...

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,...

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...

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)...

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...

BAG THE PLASTIC

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis is one of the most beautiful places in the world. The natural scenery is awe-inspiring. This loveliness,...

CROSSROADS IN PARADISE

This is an excerpt from a news story released by the office of the Prime Minister the Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas: “Deputy Managing Director at...

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...

New Era shows promise

As West Indies began a new era under the captaincy of Ramnaresh Sarwan, their performance showed great promise, as they were able to achieve...

Too many points in the plan

Crime is rampant in our Federation and criminals are becoming more daring as each act of crime goes unsolved. Guns are everywhere. Stupid gangs...

Deadness

The headline was striking. It said “2016: Homicides 24, murder convictions 0” as it went on to describe the circumstances surrounding the death of...

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...

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 –...

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...

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...

TOGETHERNESS IS THE KEY

It is heartening to observe the spirit of co-operation with which the defense force and the police have been operating and the positive outcomes...

The gunslingers creed

The question that must be on everybody’s mind, is that who will get shot this weekend? People are worried and they have every right to...

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...

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