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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Independence 33

Under the theme United in Building a Stronger Nation, our Federation celebrates 33 years of Independence.   Congratulations to the Government and people on this...

RELIGION, FRONT AND CENTER FOR HERITAGE WEEK AND BEYOND

This has been “History and Heritage Week” in St. Kitts and Nevis. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Our Religious Heritage.” The organizers, participants 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...

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,...

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...

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....

Double Dipping.

The Nevis Reformation Party, at its recent convention, amended its Constitution to end double dipping i.e. no one person is to simultaneously offer as...

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...

Food for thought; and for the People

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA) has recently embarked on a drive to deepen the region’s economic growth and foster greater integration...

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...

SAME STUFF, DIFFERENT DAY

Below is an excerpt from the 2008 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report: “St. Kitts and Nevis. St. Kitts and Nevis is a transshipment point for...

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...

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...

Cruising.

The 2016/17 cruise season is turning out to be a bumper season for St Kitts and Nevis.  Congratulations to the Ministers (Federal & Local)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Giving thanks

It is no secret that the fortunes of our small nation rests in the hands of bigger and more wealthy nations. We dare not...

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