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Monday, July 13, 2020

Leeward Island Debating Competition: an editorial critique

After three nights of riveting competition, Nevis emerged winner of the Leeward Islands Debating Competition. It was an elimination competition amongst seven territories –...

CROSSROADS IN PARADISE

This is an excerpt from a news story released by the office of the Prime Minister the Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas: “Deputy Managing Director at...

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...

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...

The Labour legacy

Those of you who have been following the face-book page of the Electoral Office would have noticed results of the Nevis Village Council/NIA have...

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...

TO STOP CRIME

Mr. Derrick Gumbs, Jr. is the second victim of murder this year in the Federation.  The Observer extends its deepest sympathy to his family...

Contro-rama

Controversy and Culturama. They go together. Just like the love and marriage and horse and carriage of old. Deli-Ranks sang his way into Culturama and...

Editorial

We are going to change gears in this editorial and indulge in some cricket analysis. What are the criteria for a cricketer to be selected...

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...

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...

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...

STOP THE ROAD CARNAGE

On Wednesday, March 5, the Royal St. Kitts-Nevis Police investigated an accident that involved a collision between two passenger buses that resulted in 20...

Unity! What Unity?

Examining famous quotes could be very inspiring at times. In talking about those of us who like to say that what we have, we got...

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...

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...

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....

THE BEACON THAT IS BARBADOS

Our attention is drawn to one of our Caricom partners and to the stunning event that has taken place in this territory. After fourteen years...

HAVE YOU NO SHAME?

Have You No Shame? At The Observer, we receive written submissions in varying numbers. Sometimes quite a few, sometimes very few. Each communication is different,...

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