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Monday, November 12, 2018

Daniel stirs public debate

The Observer wishes to add to the debate regarding the recently paved road at Cane Garden. From the outset, we do not agree with...

Vote for your interests, not for personalities

Elections are much more than beauty contests. Unfortunately, what should be a clear o pportunity to discuss issues and make decisions based on one's...

Brexit

The verdict is in, Britain is out!Now comes the hard and scary part: renegotiating a relationship with the European Union and or its individual...

True independence

Independence Day is here again and all kinds of activities will mark the event. Cocktails will flow, flags will fly; the armed and unarmed forces...

Showing Inexperience – Editorial

The story is told of a child who was accustomed to seeing villagers withan amputated lower limb.  He heard his parents refer to these...

Month of the Elderly

The month of October has been proclaimed as the Month of the Elderly. Yes, the Federation's elderly should be recognised for the part they...

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...

WE NEED A NEW JAIL

The jail in St. Kitts is too crowded, too ancient in its concept, and irrelevant to the social requirements of our present age. The kind...

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...

A VISIT FROM THE US NAVY – WHAT’S MISSING?

A diving and salvage vessel of the U.S. Navy, the USNS Grasp, was at St. Kitts last week to conduct joint training exercises with...

SHORT TAKES

Number 10 Grief. Outrage. Determination. As the Federation records its tenth murder of 2008, those are the reactions all citizens should be feeling - grief, outrage...

Fact checking

Minister Brantley recently posted on facebook that jobs had increased in Nevis under CCM in coalition with Team Unity.  He quoted job statistics of...

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...

A Mistake Should Not A Future Make

The Greene scandal has indeed created a major stir in the Federation. Hundred of images of local women, some of them well known in...

Hurricane preparation

The hurricane season is once again upon us, and as good corporate citizens, we feel an obligation to help our readers prepare for any...

Government-in-waiting

The cost to the country of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition has multiplied, according to the Right Honourable Dr. Denzil Douglas, to $300,000 per annum...

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...

Doing business as usual

The world has been ranked according to the ease of doing business and we are towards the bottom of the list. The government is...

Contro-rama

Controversy and Culturama. They go together. Just like the love and marriage and horse and carriage of old. Deli-Ranks sang his way into Culturama and...

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...

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