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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

By-election results prove Nevis independence alive and kicking!

As I waited impatiently for a ridiculously long eight hours for the votes to be counted the night of August 27, 2007 I started...

Too many points in the plan

Crime is rampant in our Federation and criminals are becoming more daring as each act of crime goes unsolved. Guns are everywhere. Stupid gangs...

Now what?

Hon Carlisle Powell - and presumably the Nevis Reformation Party - is reported to be pro legalising of marijuana.   Hon Vance Amory – and...

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...

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...

SEX, DEATH, AND ENCOURAGING WORDS – SILENCE IS NOT ALWAYS GOLDEN

Sex, Death, and Encouraging Words St. Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister the Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas recently gave an interview to the British Broadcasting Company on the...

KUDOS FOR PRIME MINISTER DOUGLAS AND HIS CABINET

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis deserves the highest compliments for deciding to return Fort Street to its original use prior to the...

Welcome home again

Many of our nationals have come home to visit and to participate in this year’s music festival. To you we extend a hearty welcome. ...

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...

MURDERS MOST FOUL

In the first 119 days of 2008, eight murders have been committed in the Federation of St. Kitts-Nevis. If this pace continues, the country...

Food for thought; and for the People

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA) has recently embarked on a drive to deepen the region’s economic growth and foster greater integration...

ENOUGH – STONEWALLED

ENOUGH When Pres. George Bush launched the Iraq War, he was supported by the 'Coalition of the Willing.' One of the willing partners was the...

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...

SHORT TAKES

The Bridge Disaster The collapse of the airport bypass bridge on St. Kitts on Wednesday was a horror and a tragedy. One worker lost his...

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...

Like parent, like child?

Over the last few weeks young men have been appearing before the judge, in the high court to answer to some very serious charges. Most...

Secure the hospital now

Recently some very frightening events have taken place at the JNF General Hospital which is virtually a thoroughfare for all and sundry including gunmen...

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...

TO STOP CRIME

Mr. Derrick Gumbs, Jr. is the second victim of murder this year in the Federation.  The Observer extends its deepest sympathy to his family...

THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO

How bad can things get? For the most part, life in the Federation is good. Yet it’s unnerving to see the ninth homicide of the...

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