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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

WE ARE READY TO CELEBRATE DEMOCRACY

THE writer H.G. Wells is best known for his science fiction novel “The War Of The Worlds” which imagined a Martian invasion of Earth...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Electoral Mathematics.

James Adam’s There is good in the best of us and there is bad in the best of us.  Therefore, we cannot pretend that...

The Irony!

Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson – the most high profile campaigners for Brexit, have given us a barrage of reasons why they do not...

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...

Fact checking

Minister Brantley recently posted on facebook that jobs had increased in Nevis under CCM in coalition with Team Unity.  He quoted job statistics of...

Competent Enough: By Kenneth Williams

  By Kenneth Williams Andrew Fahie’s Virgin Islands Party Government from all accounts has been managing the affairs of the Virgin Islands very well. Fahie has been...

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...

WILL THE SHERIFF NOW MARSHAL THE FORCES?

Mr. Mark Brantley, newly elected member from Nevis, was sworn in on Wednesday as the freshman of the National Assembly. For all Nevisians regardless...

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....

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...

Culturama Fever

St. Kitts and Nevis has at least 10 festivals squeezed into each calendar year.  There is Carnival, Green Valley Festival, Sandy Point Bangalang, Music...

Open days and openness

We offer our heartfelt congratulations to the Nevis Island Administration, the Ministry and Department of Agriculture and all participants on the hosting of its...

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...

THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW

The Fierce Urgency Of Now "We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency...

Eves

They were at it again last week.  Woman issues was all over all of the media as women came together to examine their causes,...

Beware of Dancehall

From one corner of our public comes the urgent and repeated warnings about the descent of our culture into the Dancehall genre. From another...

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