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Something wicked this way comes

  By Indranie Deolall “By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes” is the chilling line from a rhyming couplet by William Shakespeare...

Trudeau’s cowardly and cynical pursuit of a UN Security Council seat

By Arnold August During a daily press briefing in Ottawa this Monday, prime minister Justin Trudeau continued parasitizing on calamitous issues to increase the tempo...

Democracy on trial 

By Sir Ronald Sanders Adherence to democracy, including free and fair elections, has been on trial in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) region over the past...

Is the currency of the prime ministers’ words in free fall?

By Everistus Jn Marie The flouting of the government of Saint Lucia’s obligations, in an agreement with the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) covering works...

Journey to a parallel universe

By Karl Salmon Five years ago I wrote the article: Time Travel and the Butterfly Effect. The premise of this theory was that we existed...

State of Emergency or Totalitarian State?

By Denys Springer When I started writing this article I did not think that I would have to revert to philosophers and that their writings...

The View from Europe: Common health protocols the key to tourism’s safe return

By David Jessop Since late April there have been virtually no tourist arrivals in the Caribbean. In the last few days, however, several countries have...

Droughts, hurricanes, pandemic, and hope: Current realities impacting Caribbean agriculture

By Saboto Ceasar It is often said that "God will not give us more than we can bear”. The agriculture sector in the Caribbean can...

Caribbean countries should not support Canada’s bid for UN Security Council seat

By Yves Engler Canada is expecting Caribbean countries’ support in its bid for a seat on the UN Security Council next month. As a Canadian,...

What we can do to preserve our Garifuna language

By Wellington C Ramos We the Garifuna people are among the 400 million people on this earth who speak one of the 6,000 indigenous languages...

The “jumbie jamboree”

  By Indranie Deolall Towards the end of her life, my elderly mother’s favourite musical refrain was adapted from the classic calypso “Jumbie Jamberee,” and she...

Do not allow the government of St Lucia to politicise our credit unions

By Victor Poyotte I have been a member of the Saint Lucia Civil Service Cooperative Credit Union (SLCSCCU) for over four decades now and served...

Salute the “CARICOM Three” for their sacrifice

By Sir Ronald Sanders Here are three heroes of democracy in the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM): Cynthia Barrow-Giles (St Lucia/Barbados), John Jarvis (Antigua and Barbuda) and...

The elephant is still in the room: Woman leaders in the Caribbean

By R.D. Miller The glass ceiling in the Caribbean may have had a few cracks, but it is still unbroken; and a time when communities...

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