Monday, January 20, 2020

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...

Adding my $0.03 cents to LIAT

Having recently read letters of commentary by Messrs Venner, Kennelon and many others, I feel somewhat obliged to add my 3 cents to the...

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...

Op-Ed: Commonwealth enables governments to collaborate on practical action to tackle devastating impact of...

By Patricia Scotland – Commonwealth Secretary-General It has been almost two years since I sat in a security plane flying over the once familiar, but...

Clemency for battered women in prison

By Melissa Martin Kill or be killed. “On the night he died, after a day of heavy drinking, Andrew Harris sexually and verbally assaulted Mia....

Cross-Border Climate Change refugees looming large

By Sir Ronald Sanders “Hurricane Hell” and “The Bahamas is at war being attacked by Hurricane Dorian. And yet The Bahamas has no weapon to...

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...

Care for Our Offshore Islands – Watch Out for Little Creatures With Big Impacts

By Natalya Lawrence A lion! An elephant! A rhino! These are responses that I have become accustomed to hearing when speaking to children about wildlife...

Cholera in Haiti: Gone but not forgotten

By Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, Director, Pan American Health Organization The cholera outbreak that began in Haiti in October 2010 caused some 820,000 cases and...

Boris Johnson’s can of worms

By Sir Ronald Sanders There were echoes of US President Donald Trump’s famous campaign slogan, “Make America great again”, in the first parliamentary statement of...