OPINION: COI VIEWED THROUGH HISTORY LENS BY SHAINA SMITH-ARCHER

I recently shared this with some friends during a conversation about the ongoing Commission of Inquiry. I view the COI through a historical context, where our foreparents built this territory since 1834. They survived world wars, global depressions, hurricanes, tsunamis, migrating for work, droughts, a cholera outbreak, and God only knows what else for us … Continued

OPINION: “THE COI IS ONLY A TEST” BY SHAINA M. SMITH-ARCHER

Last night I shared this with some friends during a conversation about the current Commission of Inquiry. The historical context that I view it through is one where our fore-parents built this country since 1834. They survived world wars, global depressions, hurricanes, tsunamis, migrating for work, droughts, a cholera outbreak and God-only-knows what else for … Continued

REGIONAL BODIES MUST STEP UP

OPINION: ADÉX – WRITER & VISUAL ARTIST As we return to a sense of normalcy in North America over the Spring/Summer months, the number of Caribbean workers who travel abroad to work from the OECS will likely increase during this time. This is why regional bodies need to step-up its involvement in protecting its citizens … Continued

OPINION: COLLECTIVELY, AS POLITICIANS, EX ATHLETES HAVE FAILED SPORTS, DEAN “THE SPORTSMAN” GREENAWAY

BACKGROUND Before laying out the observations which will more so focus on the 2000-2021 period where the most ex-athletes have been elected to govern, it’s important to provide some requisite background to strengthen the points. With the exception of Cricket and Softball Associations formed in 1945 and 1952 respectively, six other sporting associations—Athletics, Tennis, Sailing, … Continued

CHANGING THE CANNABIS CONVERSATION- RICHARD BRANSON

Written by Richard Branson When it comes to ending the so-called war on drugs, the pace of change has been slow. Many parts of the world still pursue the same failed policies of the last six decades, wasting billions on tough law enforcement, criminalisation, and mass incarceration, without having any impact on supply or demand … Continued

A VACCINE PASSPORT: FRIEND OR FOE? EDITORIAL BY DICKSON IGWE

A second critical travel document- a vaccine passport- is looking inevitable Issues are mounting on the why, what, where, how, and when, of a vaccination passport. Then, will a vaccine passport begin a new level of social, economic, and travel, discrimination? The technology has long been in existence for the introduction of a vaccine passport. … Continued