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Thursday, May 28, 2020

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...

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...

CONGRATULATIONS AND OBSERVATIONS

The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States has named a native of the Federation of St. Kitts-Nevis, Hugh A. Rawlins, to be the new Chief...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Crime has no face!!

Over the past 22-odd months, residents of St. Kitts and Nevis have witnessed an upsurge in crime, especially gun-related, in the twin-island Federation and...

DON’T DIE NEEDLESSLY

One of the negative developments that took place in the old year of 2007 was the many traffic accidents which happened on our roads...

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...

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...

BEING PREPARED IN A SHAKY ECONOMY

There used to be a saying: “When Wall Street sneezes, Europe catches cold.” That’s not the way it is any more. As one economist...

Service to country must take priority

The current debate as to whether persons serving in the National Assembly could have citizenship in another country is an interesting one for several...

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...

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...

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...

Investment yes; subservience no

Indications are that both the central government in Basseterre and the island administration in Nevis are getting flurries of applications for hotels, resorts, villa...

RISING PRICES, RISING WORRIES

This week, people have been rioting in Haiti over food prices. The Associated Press gives a good idea of why: “Food prices, which have...

OUR PRICELESS ASSETS

The sale of the government share in Cable and Wireless is a matter of grave concern to us. The message that it sends to...

This right is unassailable

The United States Congress enacted a Freedom of Information Act which provides for the accessability of its citizens to public records and any government...

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