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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Reflections on independence: 24 years and growing stronger

By Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, Ph.D, M.P. Twenty-four years ago pomp and circumstance heralded in a new nation as Princess Margaret, sister and representative...

Month of the Elderly

The month of October has been proclaimed as the Month of the Elderly. Yes, the Federation's elderly should be recognised for the part they...

Service to country must take priority

The current debate as to whether persons serving in the National Assembly could have citizenship in another country is an interesting one for several...

Forward not backward

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announced on Tuesday that Barbados will become a republic on November 30th of this year. This is significant, because...

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. ...

“Wins and Losses”

Everything in life is a contest; some contests you win others you lose. Everyone experiences both wins and losses over a lifetime.  It’s how...

Our corporate citizens have stepped up to the plate

Within the past years, a few local companies have risen to the pinnacle on the list of charitable patrons. TDC has stepped away from the...

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...

Violence continues to Plague the Federation

The last week has again highlighted the issue of violence amongst our young men in the Federation.   Again we see an outcry that such...

TERROR

The news that the vehicle owned by an electoral officer was blown up in his garage this morning at around 2:30 am is very...

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...

Doing right.

Two weeks ago, the government of Nevis unveiled the first ever bust, statue if you will, on the island of Nevis.  Fittingly, it was...

Editorial

Always Obey The Highway Code The tragic death of a father and daughter last Monday puts a bright spotlight on the importance of safe driving...

DON’T DIE NEEDLESSLY

One of the negative developments that took place in the old year of 2007 was the many traffic accidents which happened on our roads...

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...

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...

CRIME – THE DARKNESS AND THE LIGHT

There is a common criticism of newspapers, which is this: “Newspapers only carry bad news.” There is a certain element of truth to this...

Vote for your interests, not for personalities

Elections are much more than beauty contests. Unfortunately, what should be a clear o pportunity to discuss issues and make decisions based on one's...

Out of Circulation

Out of Circulation Those of us old enough remember may recall the days of the brassy penny and ha’penny (half penny), and remember when they...

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...

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