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Saturday, July 31, 2021

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...

A prudent, timely decision

The swearing in of the new cabinet ministers last Sunday ushered in a new day for St. Kitts and Nevis. The new cabinet is...

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...

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...

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...

Investment yes; subservience no

Indications are that both the central government in Basseterre and the island administration in Nevis are getting flurries of applications for hotels, resorts, villa...

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...

Out of Circulation

Out of Circulation Those of us old enough remember may recall the days of the brassy penny and ha’penny (half penny), and remember when 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...

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...

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...

By-election results prove Nevis independence alive and kicking!

As I waited impatiently for a ridiculously long eight hours for the votes to be counted the night of August 27, 2007 I started...

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...

NO TIME TO RELAX

There’s an old saying: “You can make statistics say anything.” An extensive Web search by The Observer shows that when it comes to finding out...

Vance Amory Retiring At 33, What Will His Legacy Be?

In January 2017 the entire world witnessed the farewell speech of Barack Obama as he exited the white house with the highest rating of...

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...

DAYS OF CHANGE

The winds of change are blowing around the world. Is the Federation of St. Kitts-Nevis ready to handle the days ahead or will this...

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...

Mathematical concepts for elections

Elections – and by extension – governments,  are won and lost by numbers, and there is a school of thought that says it is...

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...

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