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  COMMUNITY NOTICE   (EMU) – St. Kitts, The Youth For Human Rights Awareness Project will take a huge step on Saturday February 27th by way of its Human Rights Club Induction Workshop. The workshop which will be held at the Bird Rock Beach Hotel seeks to open discussions for […]

Youth for human rights awareness club to be launched


By Sir Ronald Sanders   (The writer is the Chairman of the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States and Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda)     Haiti has made a firm and important first step in taking responsibility for its affairs after decades of external interference.  An agreement, […]

Helping Haiti Help Itself


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            by G.A.Dwyer Astaphan, Thursday, May 07, 2015   ‘Subject’ is a word that’s used in monarchies to describe people.   I’ve never liked this use of the word.   In a monarchy, the monarch is the actual or symbolic source of authority, and it’s […]

CITIZENS, NOT SUBJECTS!



Russell Williams For more than two years many of us would have endured questions like, “how can your government avoid the Motion of No Confidence?”, or “how you people can be so quiet while the government, is thumbing it’s nose at the constitution and trampling your rights?”. If it wasn’t […]

Proud to be Called a Kittivisian!


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by G.A.Dwyer Astaphan,   Political alliances are not new to St. Kitts & Nevis. But we’ve now reached a stage where they dominate our politics. Let me start with this proposition: On the present configuration of the constituency boundaries, and if there’s the slightest chance of a reasonably fair election, […]

The Era of Alliances


Min. Glen Phillips and ANOCES members
(Frigate Bay, St. Kitts) The Association of National Olympic Committees of Organizations of the Eastern Caribbean States (ANOCES) met at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort on Saturday 9th June to chart the way forward for the administration of this vital body which supports our premier athletes of the region.

ANOCES RATIFIES CONSTITUTION



By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Consultant and former Caribbean diplomat) Jamaica’s Prime Minister Bruce Golding says it is “an absurdity” that the Jamaica constitution bars born-Jamaicans from being elected to Parliament if they also became citizens of another country by their own decision. On this one, I’m […]

Going With Golding


By Sir Hilary Beckles The University of the West Indies is in the process of conceiving how best to deliver a major conference on the theme Rethinking And Rebuilding Haiti. I am very keen to provide an input into this exercise because for too long there has been a popular […]

The Hate and The Quake


St. Kitts & Nevis – October 19, 2009 (WINN): The proclamation changing the electoral boundaries in St. Kitts has been declared null and void by the Court. So after weeks of waiting and sometimes heated rhetoric from the parties involved, the Federation returns to where it was before the case […]

Back To The Old Boundaries: Court Hands Down Ruling In ...



We are in the height of summer and it is not only the environmental temperature that is rising here in St. Kitts. Election fever has stepped up a pace and raised tempers as well as temperatures. The current slew of court cases brought by the opposition against the government seeks […]

EDITORIAL


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The level of confusion and chaos surrounding the recent Football [Association] elections has surpassed anything of its kind before. There have been claims from some quarters that the elections were rigged; some people got violent, so not only accusations but, in some cases, cuffs and slaps were thrown around. Strictly […]

My Two Pence: Football Confusion