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“You are welcome, Akwaaba” This is a form of greeting that encompasses Ghanaian hospitality. I hear these three words several times a day. When you enter a store or visit a Ghanaian’s house, their first words are “You are welcome”. If you walk into a room where people are eating, […]


By Patrick Markey and Matthew Bigg PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) Shops began to reopen in Haiti’s capital on Thursday as the hunt for trapped survivors from the killer earthquake wound down and efforts intensified to help the masses of hurt and homeless people. The seaport in Port-au-Prince had been repaired enough […]

Seaport, Banks Reopening In Quake-Hit Haiti

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 […]


The Good Ol' Days Maureen Sullivan and Dr. Raphaela Stimmelmayr Once upon a time on St Kitts and Nevis, thirsty people would go to the shops, buy a bottle of Coke, and return the empty for a quarter. The bottling company actually paid people to return empty bottles so that […]

THE Problem With Plastics: The Bottle Royale