September 24, 2017

Hammock Camping Infographic Part 2

Tired of the same old camping routine? Or maybe you’ve started to see some flaws in your regular camping set up that might be solved by changing things up a little bit? Sounds like you might need to give hammock camping a go. CHAPTER ONE HAMMOCK VS TENT There are benefits of both. But which […]

Trump’s truth is hell for some

By Daniel Bonevac From Newsmax Last week I ventured where few conservatives dare to tread — MSNBC. Washington Post fact-checkers had that very day proclaimed that they had documented 1,000 false or misleading statements from the mouth (or the Twitter account) of the president. The president, they insist, has trouble with the truth. To those […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Boycotted for a knighthood

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean News Now Geoffrey Boycott is a BBC cricket commentator. He was an England cricketer for 24 years. Over that period, he scored 8,114 runs in 108 Test matches for England and was the first England cricketer to pass 8,000 Test runs. For this accomplishment, he received the award of […]

The ties that bind the US to Latin America and the Caribbean

By Evan Ellis From Newsmax Dear Colleague, I hope this article finds you well. I am happy to have the opportunity to connect with you through my new blog in the media outlet Newsmax. For those of you who do not know my writing through other publications, I am the research professor for Latin America […]

The west’s wealth is based on slavery. Reparations should be paid

By Kehinde Andrews From The Guardian UK The west is built on racism; and not in some abstract or merely historical way. Genocide of over 80% of the natives of the Americas in the 15th and 16th centuries paved the way for the enslavement of millions of African people and the conquest of the world […]

We’ve crossed the free speech Rubicon

BY LANCE ULANOFF From Mashable After decades of operating in the shadows of the web, online racists are now the focus of deserved intense anger and sudden action by the entities that once blithely hosted them. While there’s never been a tacit endorsement from the internet’s gatekeepers (those who host content, services, product offers, etc.), […]

David Horowitz: Charlottesville biggest ‘Fake News,’ defends Trump

From Newsmax The tragedy in Charlottesville could have been an occasion to stop and consider how the tolerance for politically correct violence and politically correct hatred is leading the nation towards civil war. Instead the media and the political left have turned this incident into the biggest fake news story of the summer, transforming its […]

Things that matter – opportunities lost or ‘taken at the flood’?

BY: SIR HENRY FRASER From Barbados Advocate Congratulations to David Comissiong for his thoughtful and highly relevant comments in The Barbados Advocate on Wednesday. He asks: “Will we use CARIFESTA to launch a powerful cultural and artistic campaign to regenerate our Barbadian and wider Caribbean nation, or will we squander this priceless opportunity that has […]

Doubting? Let these 7 well-known personalities invite you to try CoolSculpting

By Mary Alusin In the world of entertainment and show business, image is everything. And maintaining high public image standards is something that celebrities have to prioritize. It’s this reason why there are so many available treatments that enhance the physical attributes of a well-known personality. One of those cosmetic treatments is CoolSculpting. It’s a […]

The View from Europe: Has rail a future in the Caribbean?

By David Jessop From Caribbean News Now Historically Caribbean railways existed to carry cane to factories, or raw sugar and molasses to ports. Later they were used to transport other agricultural crops, minerals, and, as urban populations grew, provided passenger services. However, the demise of sugar, high operating and maintenance costs, and improvements in road […]