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Friday, September 21, 2018

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cricket takes centrestage

Next week India and the West Indies will play against each other in the One Day International cricket match at the newly renovated Warner...

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...

Heavy Manners

The recent case of Calypso Reggie deserves the attention of the public of St. Kitts and Nevis. According to reports Reggie had an altercation with...

ELECTORAL REFORM MUST BENEFIT THE HOME FRONT

The debate in the National Assembly on the Amendments to the Electoral Laws of the nation was a big anticipated event. The public looked...

University of St. Christopher

According to a government release, a bill has been presented to the National Assembly in its first reading to provide for the transition of...

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...

The politics of football

For the sake of the fans, football play needs to get up and going. The current impasse between the St. kitts-Nevis Football Association and the...

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