SOME THOUGHTS FOLLOWING THE TWO YEAR ELECTION – by CHARLES WILKIN QC

I share the following thoughts on the two year election which was eventually held on Monday 16th February 2015. 1. Political tribalism is still as bad as it ever was in St. Kitts and Nevis, as evidenced by the vicious nature of the election campaign and by the ruthless machinations of the electoral process. The… Read More

FROM CRISIS TO CRISIS-­‐ COMMENTARY BY CHARLES WILKIN NOVEMBER 2014.

Audio of Commentary Charles Wilkin QC – “From Crisis to Crisis” The political crisis over the Motion of No Confidence now pending in the National Assembly for almost two years has shaken our democracy at its roots. It has highlighted three major ailments in that fragile democracy namely the inadequacy of the constitution, the overwhelming… Read More

THE RULE OF LAW – A COMMENTARY BY CHARLES WILKIN ON 15TH JANUARY 2014

From time immemorial there has been a distinction between the rule of law and the rule of man in the governance of nations. The rule of law applies where there is a democratic system for the making of laws, checks and balances on those who are elected or otherwise exercise power, an independent judicial system,… Read More

Presentation by Charles Wilkin QC on June 8, 2013 to the OECS Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar on Public Discourse/Opinion/Commentary on Socio-Political Issues.

Very few lawyers here venture to open their mouths on socio-political issues. That is sad and bad for our society. I hope that the same does not apply elsewhere in our sub-region. Lawyers are by our training, our standing in the community and our role, leaders of the society. We are among the highest earners.… Read More