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Friday, January 17, 2020

Farewell, Malcolm

The entire St. Kitts-Nevis community feels deep sadness at the untimely passing of Mr. Malcolm Guishard, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly. To...

The forest or the trees?

The Prime Minister and the leader of PAM, Lindsey Grant, may have done the proper thing by not commenting on the extradition of Noel...

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...

BEING PREPARED IN A SHAKY ECONOMY

There used to be a saying: “When Wall Street sneezes, Europe catches cold.” That’s not the way it is any more. As one economist...

Crime has no face!!

Over the past 22-odd months, residents of St. Kitts and Nevis have witnessed an upsurge in crime, especially gun-related, in the twin-island Federation and...

Banking on you

The announcement that the governments of the East Caribbean Currency Union have asked the Central Bank to establish a committee to look into existing...

This right is unassailable

The United States Congress enacted a Freedom of Information Act which provides for the accessability of its citizens to public records and any government...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cracks and chasms

Douglas Wattley has become the latest advocatewhose departure is being used as evidence of a Team Unity disintegration. He jumped off the bandwagon allegedly...

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...

A LITTLE BIT MORE, SIR – LET JUSTICE BE DONE

A Little Bit More, Sir It’s rare for anyone to really want to hear more words from a politician. People who follow politics closely sometimes...

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....

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 –...

SHORT TAKES

Number 10 Grief. Outrage. Determination. As the Federation records its tenth murder of 2008, those are the reactions all citizens should be feeling - grief, outrage...

AS POLITICAL AS IT GETS – STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT SOLID WASTE

As Political As It Gets In today’s issue of The Observer, we have articles about Mr. Lindsay Grant of the People’s Action Movement and Mr....

Will cricket bring any togetherness?

Once again things look rosy in the Caribbean. World Cup Cricket is in the air and “All ah we is one family”. What with...

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...

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