Monday, December 9, 2019

To Protect and to Serve – Police Officers Deserve Far Better

By Audley Phillip Have you visited the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) at the St. John's police precinct recently?  Phew!  Atrocious, deplorable, detestable, appalling are just some...

TODAY’s Editorial: Baby abandonment. Where are the fathers?

By Audley Phillip Much has been said and written about a baby that was recently placed in a cardboard box and abandoned on a verandah...

Migrant Caravans: Are they in the Caribbean’s future?

By Sir Ronald Sanders Imagine the scene if people with little hope of a better life in Caribbean countries could walk to the United States.  Undoubtedly,...

A toxic word to use with kids

By Melissa Martin There is a powerful word—a toxic word that wounds the heart of a young person when spoken by a parent, a teacher,...

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...

Listen on World Listening Day

By Melissa Martin Shhh…do you hear that? Close your mouth and eyes. Open your ears and pay attention. It’s the sound of World Listening Day...

CARICOM must unify to resist imposition of OAS boss

By Sir Ronald Sanders Readers of this commentary, particularly those in small countries, might wonder why they should be concerned about who is the Chief...

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...

Op-Ed: Gender equality has never been so close but still far from being a...

By Patricia Scotland – Commonwealth Secretary-General This month the Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting will assemble in Nairobi, Kenya. It has taken place regularly since...

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...