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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Government-in-waiting

The cost to the country of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition has multiplied, according to the Right Honourable Dr. Denzil Douglas, to $300,000 per annum...

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...

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...

The Right Way, But Not Right Away.

It will be difficult to argue that the outgoing CMO was not the consummate public servant.  He upheld the law at great personal and...

Amend constitution re dual citizenship

The ruling party in Basseterre must without delay use its majority in the Federal Parliament to amend the constitution to a more suitable position...

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...

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...

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,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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