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Saturday, June 6, 2020

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....

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. ...

Challenges and consequences.

Once upon a time in Nevis, there was a referendum on secession.  The result was an almost unanimous vote in favour of separation from...

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...

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...

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...

Farewell, Malcolm

The entire St. Kitts-Nevis community feels deep sadness at the untimely passing of Mr. Malcolm Guishard, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly. To...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Now what?

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Welcome home again

Many of our nationals have come home to visit and to participate in this year’s music festival. To you we extend a hearty welcome. ...

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