Monday, January 20, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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...

A weak, worn-out Caribbean will not serve its people in 2020

By Sir Ronald Sanders As 2019 ends and the new year dawns, the world faces a troubling period of uncertainty. This precariousness will affect international...

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...

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...

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...

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...