The role of government

Stop for a moment and ponder this question: What is the role of government?  As simple as the question is, the answers will be extremely complex.  Th...

OMG, is the government failing?

The beautiful thing about OBSERVER media is that our house is transparent. It is not made of glass, but it is transparent, nonetheless, and that allows us to a...

Suggestions for politicians

The little bit of advice that we are about to offer would be quite fitting for any moment in time, but because 2017 is still brand new year, there’s still an o...

Of diplomats and passports

It seems that somehow the issue of passports is always in the news. Usually, it is about CIP passports, the selling of the document to people with enough money...

Presidential shock and awe

To say the entire world is on edge is to put it mildly. Since the inauguration of Donald Trump, no two days have gone by without some new jolt to our collectiv...

A case for leniency

There is the perception that women who commit crimes receive more leniency than men when they are brought before the court system. This is a very complex issue...

A little bit in all of us?

Antigua & Barbuda’s National Health Policy, launched more than two years ago, hardly attracted more than passing interest from residents, but we believe it was...

What price crime?

The deed was horrid. A British man who visited his family for Christmas holidays end up being blind in both eyes after he was shot during a robbery of his pare...

Just because he can

For the past few days at least, and as climatologist Dale Destin had predicted, the weather in Antigua & Barbuda has been more like what we have been accustom...