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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Exercising Authority

On the surface of it, SKASPA is correct.  Commercial cargo should not be handled at the intra-island ferry terminal, but rather at the bird...

Two stories in one.

In true Dickensian style, it was good news and bad news at the same time. The headline read: 31 murders, one murder conviction, 34...

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,...

Walls of separation

Let us be clear, walls are nothing new. They have been in existence even before Christ was born, and some 49 countries have built...

A QUESTION OF GOOD MANNERS

There is in circulation on the Internet a complaint about a local taxi driver. It wont be necessary to mention his name as the...

Thanksgiving

If all things were equal, one would expect that once every seven years, the world would experience what it experiences within the past week...

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...

Just three wishes.

In the fable entitled Aladdin and the Magic Lamp, in return for freeing the Genie, Aladdin was granted three wishes which he used well. ...

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 most galling affront to Nevis and Nevisians

The Editor: In your February 10, 2006 edition, Ursula Huggins-Whitney wrote a Letter to the Editor “About Paranoia.” Her letter is highly objectionable. She began with,...

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...

IT WILL TAKE A CHANGE OF HEART

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor There are never enough resources to go around. There are always too many good causes, too many good reasons and...

CRIME – THE DARKNESS AND THE LIGHT

There is a common criticism of newspapers, which is this: “Newspapers only carry bad news.” There is a certain element of truth to this...

Food for thought; and for the People

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA) has recently embarked on a drive to deepen the region’s economic growth and foster greater integration...

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 –...

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...

Now what?

Hon Carlisle Powell - and presumably the Nevis Reformation Party - is reported to be pro legalising of marijuana.   Hon Vance Amory – and...

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

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...

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...

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