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Saturday, February 23, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Editorial

Police Pushing Back Recently residents of St. Kitts have noticed an upsurge of police activity in their communities. The Observer has gotten reports of police...

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,...

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...

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...

Secure the hospital now

Recently some very frightening events have taken place at the JNF General Hospital which is virtually a thoroughfare for all and sundry including gunmen...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Now what?

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

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. ...

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...

THE BEACON THAT IS BARBADOS

Our attention is drawn to one of our Caricom partners and to the stunning event that has taken place in this territory. After fourteen years...

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