August 14, 2018

Letter to the Editor From Barbara Conolly, MLA,

George Town South Following a 10 July community meeting regarding the redevelopment of Smith Bacadere at South Sound Community Centre and the ensuring comments made through the various forms of media, I want to assure the people of the Cayman Islands that I have the best of my people at heart. I want to take […]

OPINION: When a political party takes a country down the wrong road

By Jolly Green Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has become a sinister land where right is wrong and wrong is right. Knowing what is right and doing what is right has become a lost cause in SVG, handed down by current and even some past Vincentian leaders to their followers. Current Vincentian leaders have caused […]

OPINION: Please show them some mercy President Trump, I implore you

By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian [On the 12th July] I had a lengthy but troubling conversation with a Rwandan government insider. The country is panicking. President Trump has issued a threat that they cannot ignore, even if they wanted to. I am not a mouthpiece or supporter of the Government of Rwanda. I am […]

People can survive without shelter and clothes

OPINION: (Project No.14, from S.Patnaik-India) From S.Patnaik Dear United Nations & World Governments, People can survive without shelter and clothes for long period, but not possible to live a day without medicine and food (21 days).   For all living creatures in this world, midday meal is most important for their survival.   In eatery […]

OPINION: Ralph Gonsalves Doesn’t Want any Rich People Investing in SVG

By Jolly Green Worse still he does not want any Vincentian getting rich either unless they are a member of the family dynasty or a chartered supporter thereof. Citizenship by investment is a No! No! As far as Ralph Gonsalves prime minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is concerned. He has spent seventeen years […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Justice free of politics

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Friday July 6, 2018 – As controversy currently surrounds the appointment of a Judge to the Supreme Court of the United States, the ease with which a new President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) was installed on July 4, without any political involvement, […]

OPINION: When financial dunces in the Caribbean become ministers of finance

By Jolly Green Ralph Gonsalves was Finance Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, he has a little knowledge of finance but was most probably unfit to be finance minister. His performance has proven that, the state of the country’s finances have proven that, the loss of the NCB bank has proven that. Bad financial […]

The View From Europe: Time for honesty about the future of the CSME

By David Jessop From Barbados Advocate In the coming days, CARICOM Heads of Government will meet in Montego Bay. There they will hold a special session on the future of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME). They will also consider the recommendations contained in the Golding report, which was published earlier this year. As […]

OPINION: A monster of a President?

By Ewin James How does a man become a monster, if men can become monsters ? How does an ordinary man, with the virtues and vices of other men become the worst person on earth so that to protect people from him he must be removed from his place of influence? Does he go to […]

THE VIEW FROM EUROPE: The disturbing consequences of the G7 Summit

By David Jessop From Barbados Advocate It is the images that remain. First it was a photo of the political leadership of the West trying to face down an intransigent Donald Trump, and then two days later the extraordinary sight of a smiling US President standing beside an equally pleased Kim Jong Un; making it […]