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Sunday, September 15, 2019

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...

Like parent, like child?

Over the last few weeks young men have been appearing before the judge, in the high court to answer to some very serious charges. Most...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Violence and the visibility

As we approach what can arguably be described as the biggest thing to happen to the Federation since independence, we must exercise supreme caution....

SHORT TAKES: SOME THINGS WORTH MENTIONING

Every community, like every person, has its unique traits. Some are highly visible, some are harder to notice, some defy easy explanation and others...

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...

Second place contests.

Between the firing of the gun and crossing the finish line, Usain Bolt ran the 100m in the 2016 Olympics in an official time...

Giving thanks

It is no secret that the fortunes of our small nation rests in the hands of bigger and more wealthy nations. We dare not...

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...

A LITTLE BIT MORE, SIR – LET JUSTICE BE DONE

A Little Bit More, Sir It’s rare for anyone to really want to hear more words from a politician. People who follow politics closely sometimes...

The Labour Conference Political Ideology

As the Labour Party prepares to hold its annual conference, we take note of a statement issued by the Rastafarian Movement that the Labour...

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