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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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...

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...

POLICEMAN NABBED – A GROWING REALIZATION

Policeman Nabbed The motto of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force is “To Serve and Protect.” With 10 murders for the year and...

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...

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...

SHORT TAKES

The Bridge Disaster The collapse of the airport bypass bridge on St. Kitts on Wednesday was a horror and a tragedy. One worker lost his...

NO TIME TO RELAX

There’s an old saying: “You can make statistics say anything.” An extensive Web search by The Observer shows that when it comes to finding out...

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...

MURDERS MOST FOUL

In the first 119 days of 2008, eight murders have been committed in the Federation of St. Kitts-Nevis. If this pace continues, the country...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

TO STOP CRIME

Mr. Derrick Gumbs, Jr. is the second victim of murder this year in the Federation.  The Observer extends its deepest sympathy to his family...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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