May 16, 2022

Sanders: The world will pay a high price for Russian aggression

By Sir Ronald Sanders From St. Kitts & Nevis Observer The invasion by the Russian Federation  of the sovereign state of Ukraine has been roundly condemned by most countries of the world. However, Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, announced his support of it.  Had President Maduro stopped short at his statement that: “We repudiate and reject […]

OPINION: More Money than Sand

By Nathan Green. February 2022. Dubai is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and has become a regional business hub in the Middle East. Behind the facade of respectability that Dubai has carefully cultivated over the years, the flow of illicit funds “has helped to fuel the emirate’s […]

Avert the disaster of a lost generation – BASIL SPRINGER COLUMN (FEBRUARY 7, 2022)

By Basil Springer “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” – Matthew 19:14 When planning for our children’s development it is difficult to find words that embrace our feelings more effectively than those of the worldwide hit “Greatest love of all”. […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Checks and Balances-Is it time to change the Electoral System?

By SIR RONALD SANDERS From Tribune242 The second consecutive general elections in Barbados on January 19, at which Mia Mottley’s Barbados Labour Party (BLP) won all 30 seats in the House of Representatives, were hailed as historic. They certainly were for Barbados, but not for the English-speaking sub-region of the Caribbean. The New National Party […]

The Publisher Speaks:

I wrote this poem about twenty years ago and I was idly going through my poetry book”Buried Treasures of Cayman” Sunday week when it popped up. It was one I had forgotten about but it startled me when I read it. It was the day after the funeral of the daughter of my friend Charlene […]

Does Black Lives Matter when Caribbean Immigrant Black Cops are shot and killed?

NAN EDITORIAL By newsamerica News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 24, 2022: A Black police officer and son of Caribbean immigrants was senselessly shot and killed on Friday night, Jan. 21, 2022, in New York City. Another, a black Caribbean immigrant, is now fighting for his life. Both were allegedly shot by another Black man. […]

Bevan Springer: ALL THAT’S GOOD

By Bevan Springer From Marketplace Excellence A happy new year to all as we realign after a tumultuous year that was once again dominated by a pandemic that has impacted humanity beyond imagination. To everything there is a season, and today we are presented with an opportunity to embrace a new hope and a future.  […]

New Year Resolutions – BASIL SPRINGER COLUMN (JANUARY 3, 2022)

By Basil Springer “Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.” – Colossians 3:14  Let us address our New Year resolutions within the context of a snap Barbados general election, protection and survival in a COVID-19 environment, embracing the end of the pandemic, stabilizing our minds, and rehabilitation in the face of the […]

Christmas in the Air

By Joan .E. (Watler) Wilson Oh, but it’s beautiful this time of year, There’s singing and a lot of parties everywhere. Happy shoppers are buying gifts galore As the shops keep stocking up, more and more. * The lights are hung and shining bright, They’re every colour and make a gorgeous sight. Programmes in the […]

SANDERS: Reform the OAS or oversee its irrelevance

By Sir Ronald Sanders From St Kitts Nevis Observer Our world exists today in troubled circumstances, governed by outmoded charters and laws that are no longer fit for purpose and do not respond to human needs.   When most of these Charters were signed seventy or more years ago, more than 70 countries were not […]