Thursday, November 21, 2019

Under Julie Reifer-Jones’ leadership, LIAT is facing its worst financial crisis

By Bert Wilkinson Separated by large tracts of the turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean Sea, people in the tiny tourism dependent Eastern Caribbean islands...

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...

Does island living prevent suicide?

By Melissa Martin Sun, sand, and sea. Exotic fruits and veggies. Eating and enjoying. Dancing, singing, playing. Resting and relaxing on a beach playground. Breathing...

Scotiabank: Is might, right?

By Sir Ronald Sanders The Canadian-owned Bank of Nova Scotia, or Scotiabank, has more than US$1 trillion in assets; the Gross Domestic Product of the...

CANNABIS — Light Up! Smoke Up! What message are we sending...

By Audley Phillip I expect to get a lot of licks from publishing this piece. Still, I hold no rancor or ill-will towards any. One of Antigua's worst pieces of social legislation...

Heard on the Corner in A&B: Teacher Lockup

By Yvonne Reynolds TRAGEDY, oh lord, mek we ban we belly an bawl: It was with deep sadness, exasperation and regret that in January,2017, I first...

Human Trafficking — The Silent Crime of the Caribbean

By Audley Phillip   While law enforcement is obsessed with seeking out and confiscating drugs on the high seas, there is a crime that, if left unchecked, will...

Scotiabank obligation for decades of profits

By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the Organisation of American States.  He is also a Senior...

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...

Of Pre-School, Daycare and Nursing Home

By Audley Phillip I recently read a report where a daughter visited her elderly mother at a nursing home in one of our sister Caribbean countries. ...