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Orita Bailey The Buckley Riots occurred on the 28th of January 1935 in the island of St. Kitts on the Buckley sugar estate. There doesn’t appear to be any planned celebration to mark this historic event. “The Buckley’s Riot” is considered by many historians to be the spark that ignited […]

The 80th Anniversary of the Buckley Riots

By Orita Bailey Imagine being in beautiful St.Kitts and helping archaeologists unearth buildings and artifacts that are over 350 years old! That is what happened to a group of volunteers with the Caribbean Volunteer Expedition. Under the guidance of experienced archaeologist David Rollinson, formerly of Nevis and now a resident […]

Historic Wingfield: More Discoveries

By Jacqueline Armony and Lindon Williams The Southeast Peninsula is perhaps the last major economic frontier on St. Kitts. The heritage resources of this area are both natural and cultural. The natural environment is particularly significant because the special geography of the area allowed for a different development from the […]


now a historical keepsake BASSETERRE “Images and Insights of a Sugar Era” is the title given to a collection of poems written by Kittitians and Nevisians about the demise of the Sugar Industry.  The publication which is still hot off the press was given that title because it contains not […]

SUGAR POETRY BOOK-“Images and Insights of a Sugar Era”

Recent high profile trade disputes involving bananas and sugar have shed some light on the power and influence of the World Trade Organisation ("WTO"). Such rulings have caused many to view the WTO as an international bully which forces countries, usually poorer ones, to take actions that are not in […]

The World Trade Organisation (“WTO”) – How it Affects our ...