22 March 2019
Who are the invaders?

Who are the invaders?


The cold-blooded murder of 50 innocent persons in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand, last Friday, while at prayers in two Muslim mosques, has ca...
15 March 2019
Two momentous days: March 13 and 14

Two momentous days: March 13 and 14


It is often said that “history is a great teacher”, but even the greatest of teachers need willing students if lessons are to be absorbed, one mus...
08 March 2019
Ah still love me  carnival, but…

Ah still love me carnival, but…


To this date, beyond my “three score and ten” allocation, and in spite of all the changes, I must confess that “Ah still love me Carnival”. Tr...
01 March 2019
Patriot’s passing gives greater  impetus to national heroes month

Patriot’s passing gives greater impetus to national heroes month


I join belatedly in the many tributes to the late Dr Edgar ‘Doc’ Adams who was buried on Monday of this week, and express my condolences, not only...
22 February 2019
Venezuela: Stand up for principle, not military intervention!

Venezuela: Stand up for principle, not military intervention!


There is hardly any God-loving human soul in this part of the world whose heart does not bleed for the suffering of the of Venezuela, our Caribbean ne...
15 February 2019
The budget

The budget


With the passage of the 2019 Budget by the House of Assembly, the various sectors of society are now taking a deeper look at how the measures outlined...
08 February 2019
Random comments: local situation, budget and others

Random comments: local situation, budget and others


As I write this column, the 2019 Budget Debate in the House of Assembly is continuing. This fact and the need to take a rounded examination of the Bud...
01 February 2019
Politics of folly -2

Politics of folly -2


The division within CARICOM on Venezuela not only demonstrates that body’s inherent weakness in the face of external pressures, but also exposes its...
25 January 2019
The politics of folly, the futility of politics

The politics of folly, the futility of politics


AS WE PREPARE for the annual parliamentary Budget Debate in the House of Assembly, there are already signs that the context will be an all-too-familia...
18 January 2019
Sad and Worrying

Sad and Worrying


THE MEETING between Government and the leadership of the local trade unions last Friday marked another sad chapter in the continuing deterioration of...