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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

NIA SLASHES TAXES TO FIGHT RISING FOOD COSTS

By John Denny Nevis Reporter (Charlestown, Nevis) - There have yet to be riots in the streets as in Haiti, but the Nevis Island Authority isn’t...

HUGH RAWLINS OF THE FEDERATION NAMED OECS CHIEF JUSTICE

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor (OECS) – A native of the Federation of St. Kitts- Nevis has been nominated by all of the Heads of...

NEW COUNTRY MANAGER FOR DIGICEL

By Floyd French Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) - Digicel announced the appointment of Mr. Greg Gilpin-Payne as the Country Manager for St. Kitts-Nevis. At a press...

DOUGLAS LASHES OUT AGAINST CRIME; GRANT ASKS FOR CONFERENCE

By Floyd French Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) St. Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas expressed outrage and concern over the eight murders to date...

UPDATE: MORE ROAD PROJECTS ON UNDERWAY

By John Denny Observer Reporter (Charlestown, Nevis) - There is a good road ahead for Nevis residents in the Cox area. April 16 was the groundbreaking...

NEVIS MAN TO APPEAR IN DOCUMENTARY

By John Denny Observer Reporter (Charlestown, Nevis) - An elderly local guitar craftsman and fisherman, Mr. Owen Bussue, was interviewed by the Nevis Historical and Conservation...

THE RISING COST OF LIVING: A VEXING ISSUE GLOBALLY

By  Lesroy W. Williams Observer Reporter (St. Kitts) - Rising prices worldwide are a “vex issue” for everyone, especially those of little means, according to Dr....

UWI CELEBRATES 60 YEARS

By Lesroy W. Williams Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) - The University of the West Indies hosted a service of celebration to mark 60 years since...

RAE-DAWN CONTINUES TO SHINE

By Floyd French Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) - Fourteen year old Rae-Dawn Thomas is a Hollywood starlet in the making.  In her acting roles she...

NEVIS HIV CASES CONTINUE TO RISE

By John Denny Observer Reporter (Charlestown, Nevis) - The Caribbean region has the second-highest prevalence of HIV infection in the world after sub-Saharan Africa, according to...

A CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor (Charlestown, Nevis) – Mr. Juan Nisbett came to the Observer to discuss a problem. A person with a similar name had...

U.S. REPORTS RIPS EASTERN CARIBBEAN LAW ENFORCEMENT

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor (Charlestown, Nevis) – A new report from a group comprised of the U.S. businesses and the Department of State is...

MIXED REVIEWS ON NEW TAX LAW

By John Denny Observer Reporter (Charlestown, Nevis) – A tax overhaul that will push up what most property owners pay is receiving a variety of reactions...

AGRICULTURE HARVESTS ITS SHARE OF THE LIMELIGHT

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor (Charlestown, Nevis) - It’s all about good food. And, to be technical, about good drinks and other products as well. Agriculture Open...

2 IN CUSTODY FOR 2 MURDERS

Wycliff “Wicked” Liburd is being held for the murder of Charles Matthew By Floyd French and Steve Thomas Observer staff members (Basseterre, St. Kitts) - Wycliffe “Wicked”...

MISSION WORK IS THE MOST IMPORTANT OF THE CHURCH

By Lesroy W. Williams Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) - Father Bernard Latus, SVD, Administrator of the Co-Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, is a man on...

ASTAPHAN SAYS U.S. DRUG REPORT HAS “INACCURACIES

Document calls SK drug shipping point, criticizes Police By Lesroy W. Williams Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts)- Portions of  a report by the U.S. State Department on...

GALAXY MAKES UNPLANNED VISIT

By Floyd French Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) - Taxi drivers, vendors, and other business entities benefited when the Galaxy cruise ship made an unscheduled call...

HOW GEOTHERMAL WORKS

By John Denny Observer Reporter (Nevis) – There has been much discussion this year about the geothermal project being developed by West Indies Power. Most of...

NIA MOVES TO OVERHAUL PROPERTY TAXES

By John Denny Observer Reporter (Charlestown, Nevis) – The method of setting property tax rates on Nevis is about to change – for the first time...

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