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The Flag of the Commonwealth of Nations
Sir Ronald Sanders   Questioning the relevance and value of the Commonwealth of Nations is nothing new – for such has occurred ever since the modern Commonwealth was created in 1949. However, doubts have intensified in recent time about the voluntary association of now 53 countries. Claims are repeatedly made […]

The Commonwealth’s Future – Part 1


G.A.Dwyer Astaphan
            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!



Justice Marlene Carter
  Team UNITY Communications Secretariat Basseterre, St. Kitts (TUCOM-Jan 20th 2015)   The High Court Judge Justice Marlene Carter on Tuesday Afternoon January 20th declared that the Motion of No Confidence (MONC) matter involves serious questions of public importance that deserve judicial determination. A date for the MONC matter to […]

High Court Judge denies Government’s application to strike out the ...



Opposition Parliamentarians
Basseterre, St. Kitts December 14th 2011 In a live press conference held this morning, the Members of the Opposition fully discussed the reasons behind their boycott of the 2011 Budget Debate in Parliament.

St.Kitts-Nevis Opposition Reiterates Decision To Boycott Budget Debates And Denounces ...



By Sir Ronald Sanders The report of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on urgent reform of the Commonwealth dominated the 2011 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Perth. It is now a seminal document in the Commonwealth’s history, and will remain the focus of attention for much needed change […]

The Commonwealth at Its Turning point: The EPG Report and ...


Secretary General Ban Ki Moon
It is a pleasure to convey my greetings to the leaders of CARICOM. Allow me to join you in honouring Sir Edwin Carrington for his 18-year stewardship of your organization, during which the partnership with the United Nations was strengthened. I applaud your decision to confer on him the Order […]

Secretary-General’s message to the 32nd meeting of the Conference of ...


Commonwealth Flags
By Sir Ronald Sanders The Eminent Persons Group has made bold recommendations, says Sanders. Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group (EPG) member Sir Ronald Sanders said he believed that the group’s recommendations for reform of the Commonwealth will create “an association fit for purpose in a world that is changing rapidly”.

‘The Commonwealth has to embrace reform’ – Sir Ronald Sanders