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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

THE BEACON THAT IS BARBADOS

Our attention is drawn to one of our Caricom partners and to the stunning event that has taken place in this territory. After fourteen years...

Hunt and be hunted.

We know and accept that accidents happen. But it is hard to accept that, in the USA in particular, that the shooting of young...

The gunslingers creed

The question that must be on everybody’s mind, is that who will get shot this weekend? People are worried and they have every right to...

Eves

They were at it again last week.  Woman issues was all over all of the media as women came together to examine their causes,...

SHORT TAKES

The Bridge Disaster The collapse of the airport bypass bridge on St. Kitts on Wednesday was a horror and a tragedy. One worker lost his...

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...

Where have all the manners gone?

This week the St. Kitts Tourism Authority and the St. Kitts & Nevis Hotel and Tourism Association hosted a two-day Quality Customer Service Workshop. During...

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...

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...

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...

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