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Friday, August 14, 2020

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...

Nomads?

Ever since we escaped the clutches of slavery, the people of St Kitts- Nevis (and particularly Nevis) have been on the move.   This point...

Walls of separation

Let us be clear, walls are nothing new. They have been in existence even before Christ was born, and some 49 countries have built...

Cruising.

The 2016/17 cruise season is turning out to be a bumper season for St Kitts and Nevis.  Congratulations to the Ministers (Federal & Local)...

Two stories in one.

In true Dickensian style, it was good news and bad news at the same time. The headline read: 31 murders, one murder conviction, 34...

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...

Thanksgiving

If all things were equal, one would expect that once every seven years, the world would experience what it experiences within the past week...

Just three wishes.

In the fable entitled Aladdin and the Magic Lamp, in return for freeing the Genie, Aladdin was granted three wishes which he used well. ...

Christmas Greetings!

Custom and good manners demand that we wish all, but especially our clients, a Happy Christmas and much prosperity in 2017.  So we do...

Political Ulcer

A few years ago, when “Nurse”  Jean Nisbett Harris was active in the political arena, Mr Parry, the then Leaser of the NRP, during...

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...

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...

Doing business as usual

The world has been ranked according to the ease of doing business and we are towards the bottom of the list. The government is...

Trump, Brantley Can learn from Amory.

When a person is given a high place in society -- a government leader, for example -- that individual is held to a higher...

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...

Now what?

Hon Carlisle Powell - and presumably the Nevis Reformation Party - is reported to be pro legalising of marijuana.   Hon Vance Amory – and...

Too Easy

In the recent past, there has been a lot of sex chatter on the television news in the USA. Not to be outdone, here at...

Deadness

The headline was striking. It said “2016: Homicides 24, murder convictions 0” as it went on to describe the circumstances surrounding the death of...

Human Resource Development

Social Security gave, TDC gave, Credit Unions, Churches, Civic Groups, individuals and more all gave.  They gave scholarships to students entering high schools for...

Independence 33

Under the theme United in Building a Stronger Nation, our Federation celebrates 33 years of Independence.   Congratulations to the Government and people on this...

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