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Friday, August 23, 2019

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,...

CRIME – THE DARKNESS AND THE LIGHT

There is a common criticism of newspapers, which is this: “Newspapers only carry bad news.” There is a certain element of truth to this...

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...

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...

Life lessons.

For our nation’s children, May is a month of reckoning.  At home, SBA’s and IA’s would have already been submitted, and CSeC(Caribbean Secondary Certificates)...

Hard lessons

Was it coincidence or providence that after we contacted Social Security for data for the editorial that was presented in last issue; that the...

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...

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 –...

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...

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...

IT WILL TAKE A CHANGE OF HEART

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor There are never enough resources to go around. There are always too many good causes, too many good reasons and...

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...

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...

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...

Editorial

Always Obey The Highway Code The tragic death of a father and daughter last Monday puts a bright spotlight on the importance of safe driving...

HAVE YOU NO SHAME?

Have You No Shame? At The Observer, we receive written submissions in varying numbers. Sometimes quite a few, sometimes very few. Each communication is different,...

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...

Vance Amory Retiring At 33, What Will His Legacy Be?

In January 2017 the entire world witnessed the farewell speech of Barack Obama as he exited the white house with the highest rating of...

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...

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...

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