Editorial

Too Easy

In the recent past, there has been a lot of sex chatter on the television news in the USA. Not to be outdone, here at...

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...

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...

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...

Cricket; not so lovely cricket.

There is a spin bowler in the Federation, and he is bamboozling the gullible.  How? Social Security signed a contract with a local entrepreneur to...

Education Overload

We congratulate all of our students wherever they are for the successes that they have achieved in academia for 2016.  Surely it wasn’t easy...

Double Dipping.

The Nevis Reformation Party, at its recent convention, amended its Constitution to end double dipping i.e. no one person is to simultaneously offer as...

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...

Contro-rama

Controversy and Culturama. They go together. Just like the love and marriage and horse and carriage of old. Deli-Ranks sang his way into Culturama and...

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...

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...

Hunt and be hunted.

We know and accept that accidents happen. But it is hard to accept that, in the USA in particular, that the shooting of young...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Mexico Effect.

Mexico has emerged as a central issue in the 2016 Presidential elections of the USA. Why? To begin with, much of what is now the...

Hurricane preparation

The hurricane season is once again upon us, and as good corporate citizens, we feel an obligation to help our readers prepare for any...

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...

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...

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...

Economics 101: Net present value

In last week’s newspaper edition, we were reminded about the heroics of outstanding citizens who ascended to high office while still young. The writer...

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....

Twice a victim – Editorial

A seminal moment has occurred in Nevis. A witness to a criminal activity was sentenced to time in jail for her  ”inability to recall”...

Showing Inexperience – Editorial

The story is told of a child who was accustomed to seeing villagers withan amputated lower limb.  He heard his parents refer to these...

Diplomacy & crime fighting. – EDITORIAL

We want to do our part in crime fighting by telling the Police everything we know about the crimes we see and the criminals...

Johnny O’

Panama made history in 1914 when the canal opened and changed the world. It took ten years to build and was the second attempt...

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...

WHERE CREDIT IS DUE; WHERE ACTION IN NEEDED – GET IT IN THE BAG

Where Credit Is Due; Where Action Is Needed The 15th murder has been recorded for 2008 in the Federation of St. Kitts-Nevis. That statistic puts this...

‘WHERE’S MINE?’ SAYS NEVIS SECESSION SUPPORTERS – POWER OUTAGE

‘Where’s Mine?’ Says Nevis Secession Supporters The following quote appears in a story about Nevisian secession in today’s issue of The Observer: “Dr. Hull...