Opinion

Explanations

Dear Editor, The idea that Indians are voting race because of fear has replaced, in some narrations, one of the politicians’s explanations that was current from the fifties and which had become a standard by the end of the twentieth century.

Tough questions for Caricom

All across Caricom, within the physical confines of its geopolitical space and beyond, in the diaspora and the broader sphere of cyberspace, tough, painful questions are being asked of those charged with the region’s collective welfare.

Encouraging endeavours

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Last week’s launch of the Scotia/Pepsi Schools Football Academy and plans for a grassroots countrywide football programme in April are encouraging signs and have the potential to tap in on the embryonic stage of sport locally.