Older readers of this column may remember a time when most Caribbean economies were dominated by family owned and run companies.
By The Caribbean Voice According to the World Health Organization (WHO) one in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives.
“One foot in the grave” is an expression used to describe people who are very sick or near death.
A recurring criticism that’s been levelled against the new film “Joker” is the perceived emptiness of its ideals.
-Politicising even the cricket? The official description for our February 23 national holiday is Republic Day.
In June 2019, it was reported that Savita Persaud, owner of the “Liquid love” bar in Station Street was sentenced to ten years imprisonment for the sex trafficking of two Venezuelan women.
Just after midnight Tuesday, as most of the country dozed, the vehicles bearing dozens of camouflage-clad cops pulled up quietly outside the high walls of the nondescript Transformed Life Ministry (TLM), along the major Eastern Main Road.
At a pre-election campaign rally in Linden last Saturday, President David Granger is reported to have said: ‘Now my brothers and sisters, we are in government again.
By William Bruno and Todd Schneberk LOS ANGELES – In a stuffy attic-turned-office in Tijuana, Mexico, Juan (his name has been changed to protect his identity) described the harrowing events that drove him to flee his home in Guatemala, travel thousands of miles by foot, and request asylum in the United States.
By Yuen Yuen Ang ANN ARBOR – Since Chinese President Xi Jinping launched his sweeping anti-corruption campaign in 2012, more than 1.5 million officials, including some of the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) top leaders, have been disciplined.
The spectacle of Britain all but tearing itself apart over its future relationship with the European Union (EU) has been unedifying.
By Tara Patricia Cookson Tara Patricia Cookson is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia and director of Ladysmith, a research consultancy focused on gender equality and social protection.
“Ad Astra” and “Abominable” are not easily recognisable as thematically complementary works but there’s something to be said about the dual journeys of the two protagonists – both of them buoyed by a relationship hinging on an absent father – that made me think of them in relation to each other.
“We are a nation that needs to repent.” This sentiment is a common response to social ills and the politics that exploit the vulnerabilities, ignorance and prejudice of the people.
-His Excellency’s master-class – 2018-2020 As I indicated in my nostalgia piece two Fridays ago, I grew up in the city ward of Alberttown.
By Akola Thompson Given its powerful role in the political realm, the media has long been regarded as the fourth estate or the fourth branch of government.
I have been informed that this is the first time in Guyana’s post-independence electoral history – certainly the first time since the electoral reforms in the early 1990s – that elections have been called without the major parties having agreed upon the list of voters that is to be used on elections day or (even more concerning) agreed upon the process for arriving at such a list!
Sometime next month, Russia’s Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, is expected to travel to Cuba.
By Marina Silva BRASILIA – The Amazon rainforest will survive only if the will to preserve it is stronger than the desire to burn it down.
By Angelique V. Nixon Angelique V. Nixon is a Bahamas-born, Trinidad-based writer, artist, and scholar-activist.