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Thursday, October 1, 2020

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,...

Diplomacy & crime fighting. – EDITORIAL

We want to do our part in crime fighting by telling the Police everything we know about the crimes we see and the criminals...

Hunt and be hunted.

We know and accept that accidents happen. But it is hard to accept that, in the USA in particular, that the shooting of young...

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...

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...

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)...

Brexit

The verdict is in, Britain is out!Now comes the hard and scary part: renegotiating a relationship with the European Union and or its individual...

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...

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...

Economics 101: Net present value

In last week’s newspaper edition, we were reminded about the heroics of outstanding citizens who ascended to high office while still young. The writer...

Madame President & the glass ceiling

The ILO report entitled “Women at Work: Trends 2016”,  in highlighting gender gaps, especially within the Caribbean, predicts that it will take 70 years...

Let me clear the air

The Editor: Please allow me to correct some inaccuracies which appeared in a letter to the editor this past week: My late husband, Hastings H. Huggins,...

Cricket; not so lovely cricket.

There is a spin bowler in the Federation, and he is bamboozling the gullible.  How? Social Security signed a contract with a local entrepreneur to...

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...

Johnny O’

Panama made history in 1914 when the canal opened and changed the world. It took ten years to build and was the second attempt...

Editorial

Police Pushing Back Recently residents of St. Kitts have noticed an upsurge of police activity in their communities. The Observer has gotten reports of police...

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...

CRIME, AGAIN

Here’s the homicide roll call for 2008: Mr. Leon Westerman, 28, on Jan. 28; Mr. Derrick Gumbs, Jr, 21, on March 11; Mr. Leon...

Motes & beams

A few weeks ago, there was a commentary in the media about Team Unity’s alleged failure to deliver on its campaign promises one quarter...

BAG THE PLASTIC

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis is one of the most beautiful places in the world. The natural scenery is awe-inspiring. This loveliness,...

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