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Saturday, November 17, 2018

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...

Economics 101: Net present value

In last week’s newspaper edition, we were reminded about the heroics of outstanding citizens who ascended to high office while still young. The writer...

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...

Hurricane preparation

The hurricane season is once again upon us, and as good corporate citizens, we feel an obligation to help our readers prepare for any...

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....

Doing right.

Two weeks ago, the government of Nevis unveiled the first ever bust, statue if you will, on the island of Nevis.  Fittingly, it was...

Daniel stirs public debate

The Observer wishes to add to the debate regarding the recently paved road at Cane Garden. From the outset, we do not agree with...

THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO

How bad can things get? For the most part, life in the Federation is good. Yet it’s unnerving to see the ninth homicide of the...

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...

CONGRATULATIONS AND OBSERVATIONS

The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States has named a native of the Federation of St. Kitts-Nevis, Hugh A. Rawlins, to be the new Chief...

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...

Education Overload

We congratulate all of our students wherever they are for the successes that they have achieved in academia for 2016.  Surely it wasn’t easy...

ENOUGH – STONEWALLED

ENOUGH When Pres. George Bush launched the Iraq War, he was supported by the 'Coalition of the Willing.' One of the willing partners was the...

Service to country must take priority

The current debate as to whether persons serving in the National Assembly could have citizenship in another country is an interesting one for several...

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...

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...

Exercising Authority

On the surface of it, SKASPA is correct.  Commercial cargo should not be handled at the intra-island ferry terminal, but rather at the bird...

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