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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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 –...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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....

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...

Red Alert

Last week, The Observer’s Editorial column shared with the reading public the sentiments of the Nyabinghi Movement regarding the Labour Party of St. Kitts...

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