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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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...

Challenges and consequences.

Once upon a time in Nevis, there was a referendum on secession.  The result was an almost unanimous vote in favour of separation from...

Home-grown.

In Nevis, a young man was arrested for stealing.  Based on the items on exhibit by the Police, this was no ordinary petty stealing....

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)...

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...

BAG THE PLASTIC

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis is one of the most beautiful places in the world. The natural scenery is awe-inspiring. This loveliness,...

Motes & beams

A few weeks ago, there was a commentary in the media about Team Unity’s alleged failure to deliver on its campaign promises one quarter...

Deadness

The headline was striking. It said “2016: Homicides 24, murder convictions 0” as it went on to describe the circumstances surrounding the death of...

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...

Amend constitution re dual citizenship

The ruling party in Basseterre must without delay use its majority in the Federal Parliament to amend the constitution to a more suitable position...

Open days and openness

We offer our heartfelt congratulations to the Nevis Island Administration, the Ministry and Department of Agriculture and all participants on the hosting of its...

Doing business as usual

The world has been ranked according to the ease of doing business and we are towards the bottom of the list. The government is...

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...

New Era shows promise

As West Indies began a new era under the captaincy of Ramnaresh Sarwan, their performance showed great promise, as they were able to achieve...

Trump, Brantley Can learn from Amory.

When a person is given a high place in society -- a government leader, for example -- that individual is held to a higher...

Electoral Mathematics.

James Adam’s There is good in the best of us and there is bad in the best of us.  Therefore, we cannot pretend that...

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

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...

Our corporate citizens have stepped up to the plate

Within the past years, a few local companies have risen to the pinnacle on the list of charitable patrons. TDC has stepped away from the...

Farewell, Malcolm

The entire St. Kitts-Nevis community feels deep sadness at the untimely passing of Mr. Malcolm Guishard, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly. To...

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