Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Term limits for prime ministers – unlikely and maybe unnecessary

By Sir Ronald Sanders A debate has now started in parts of the Caribbean about whether there should be term limits for prime ministers. The...

Is the Minimum Revenue Guarantee concept the best approach for LIAT?

By Lesroy Browne A Minimum Revenue Guarantee (MRG) as perceived by the management of LIAT and espoused by the Shareholder Governments is a concept which...

Double standards in the OAS

By Sir Ronald Sanders Double standards have become the new system in the Organization of American States (OAS). This unwholesome development does not portend well for...

Universal Children’s Day and the 30th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights...

By Daniela Tramacere Every year, the Universal Children's Day is observed on the 20th of November and it marks the day on which the UN...

Humor for holiday stress

By Melissa Martin Instead of a frazzled freak-out around the hectic holidays, what about trying laughter. Not hysterical ‘lose your mind’ chortling or ‘milk coming...

There was a coup d’état in Bolivia!

By Sir Ronald Sanders Called by any other name, there was a coup d’état in Bolivia on November 10.  To be clear, an elected President and...

Montserrat heads to the polls with an outcome too close to call

By Mike Jarvis There’s an intensity surrounding Montserrat’s 2019 election that rivals similar events in the island’s recent history. Voters in the British Overseas Territory go...

Fat-shaming Santa is naughty not nice

The jelly belly of jolly olé St. Nicholas is bothering the diet-obsessed. And they are fat-shaming Santa Claus. Fat phobia has reached the North...

Harvard University’s moral debt

By Sir Ronald Sanders Why does Harvard University in the United States of America (US) have a moral obligation to provide some form of compensation...

Think about what’s between your two ears

By Melissa Martin Do you ever think about what’s going on in the three pounds of tissue inside your skull that sets on the top...