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Sunday, April 15, 2018

In Baracoa, on the eastern tip of Cuba, is the ‘Cruz de la Parra’—a cross made from parts of a Crucifix planted by Christopher Columbus. The relic is now swathed in silver to protect it from visitors who break off bits as souvenirs.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Would Dr Keith Rowley, as leader of the Opposition, have accepted Kamla Persad-Bissessar absolving her Foreign and Caricom Minister of responsibility for T&T’s non-support of Dominica’s attempt to have its membership fees to the Organisation of the American States waived for two years?

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Last week there were a number of errors of judgment that decorated the public square.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

If MP Smith were the only one on the ship, then he will be the only one to sink with it. But he isn’t. It is carrying over 1.3 million passengers who rely on the captain and crew to keep her steady like the keel that runs along the centre from bow to stern.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Accusations of sexual harassment have been rife with the present Rowley-led PNM Government.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

He clearly wasn’t his usual carefree self in Parliament yesterday. PNM’s Darryl Smith, minus Sport or Housing responsibilities and reduced to only MP status, sat with drawn face on the second-to-last seat of Government’s backbench.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Like many others who are happy to identify themselves as “followers of Jesus” or “Christians”, I was confused and concerned to read reports that alleged that a Christian group in my country, seemed to claim that they had “superior rights”’ or were more “normal”, than another group of citizens....

Friday, April 13, 2018

When the now infamous “Weinstein Scandal” broke many people may not have known who Harvey Weinstein was but they knew the women—highly successful Hollywood actresses—who were coming forward with chilling stories of how, when and where they were allegedly sexually harassed, sexually assaulted or...

Thursday, April 12, 2018

No masterpiece was ever painted using whitewash. And whitewash is fast becoming the favourite paint. When mistakes occur, as invariably they will in any organisation, there are three possibilities; a random system failure; systemic issues; or human error. But we must learn from them.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Despite the public prime ministerial potty training of government ministers (to borrow a brilliant metaphor constructed by a close relative).

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