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Saturday, January 23, 2021

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...

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...

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)...

Giving thanks

It is no secret that the fortunes of our small nation rests in the hands of bigger and more wealthy nations. We dare not...

STOP THE ROAD CARNAGE

On Wednesday, March 5, the Royal St. Kitts-Nevis Police investigated an accident that involved a collision between two passenger buses that resulted in 20...

RISING PRICES, RISING WORRIES

This week, people have been rioting in Haiti over food prices. The Associated Press gives a good idea of why: “Food prices, which have...

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...

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...

Lawyers & governance.

A few years ago, a lawyer in St Kitts was debarred, and another absconded to somewhere overseas.  In more recent times, two of them...

SHORT TAKES: SOME THINGS WORTH MENTIONING

Every community, like every person, has its unique traits. Some are highly visible, some are harder to notice, some defy easy explanation and others...

RELIGION, FRONT AND CENTER FOR HERITAGE WEEK AND BEYOND

This has been “History and Heritage Week” in St. Kitts and Nevis. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Our Religious Heritage.” The organizers, participants and...

POLICEMAN NABBED – A GROWING REALIZATION

Policeman Nabbed The motto of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force is “To Serve and Protect.” With 10 murders for the year and...

Unity! What Unity?

Examining famous quotes could be very inspiring at times. In talking about those of us who like to say that what we have, we got...

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...

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...

SAME STUFF, DIFFERENT DAY

Below is an excerpt from the 2008 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report: “St. Kitts and Nevis. St. Kitts and Nevis is a transshipment point for...

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...

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...

New Era shows promise

As West Indies began a new era under the captaincy of Ramnaresh Sarwan, their performance showed great promise, as they were able to achieve...

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...

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