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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

End The Smear campaign against Harris

The Premier of Nevis, the Hon. Vance Amory, on several occasions praised the leadership of Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris. He described Dr....

Cracks and chasms

Douglas Wattley has become the latest advocatewhose departure is being used as evidence of a Team Unity disintegration. He jumped off the bandwagon allegedly...

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...

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....

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,...

We’ve got to do our own G-8ing

Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas aptly addressed the difficulties posed by globalisation on the economies of small island states like our Federation and outlined...

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...

Reflections on independence: 24 years and growing stronger

By Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, Ph.D, M.P. Twenty-four years ago pomp and circumstance heralded in a new nation as Princess Margaret, sister and representative...

Madame President & the glass ceiling

The ILO report entitled “Women at Work: Trends 2016”,  in highlighting gender gaps, especially within the Caribbean, predicts that it will take 70 years...

Editorial

We are going to change gears in this editorial and indulge in some cricket analysis. What are the criteria for a cricketer to be selected...

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...

What makes ZIZ so hot to trot?

On Wednesday, subscribers turned on their television sets to find that the channels showing the World Cup soccer had been blocked. People were outraged and...

The Labour legacy

Those of you who have been following the face-book page of the Electoral Office would have noticed results of the Nevis Village Council/NIA have...

Too Easy

In the recent past, there has been a lot of sex chatter on the television news in the USA. Not to be outdone, here at...

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...

Christmas Greetings!

Custom and good manners demand that we wish all, but especially our clients, a Happy Christmas and much prosperity in 2017.  So we do...

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...

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...

The Irony!

Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson – the most high profile campaigners for Brexit, have given us a barrage of reasons why they do not...

CRIME, AGAIN

Here’s the homicide roll call for 2008: Mr. Leon Westerman, 28, on Jan. 28; Mr. Derrick Gumbs, Jr, 21, on March 11; Mr. Leon...

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