Good taste or bad judgment?

Most everyone would have come across the expression: “ having champagne taste and cool aid pocket money.” It would have been used to describe a certain type of...

LIAT – destination unknown

Recently, we penned a piece entitled, “What next for LIAT”.  In it, we lamented the challenges facing the company and the very public spats between the bo...

No more of the same

On more than one occasion, in these pages, we have had reason to quote that oft-repeated French maxim, Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose – t...

How democracy really works

Okay, so you are going to think that we are obsessed about the recent presidential election in the United States, but there are good lessons to be learnt by wa...

All eyes on the US

It’s a done deal; the US electorate has spoken and by now President-elect Donald Trump is highly anticipating the January 20, 2017 ceremony when he will offici...

How wrong they were

It could not have escaped the politicians in our neck of the woods that this business of seeking elective office is shaky at best, and unpredictable at worst.&...

The fickleness of polls

In case you have not heard, Donald J Trump has been elected as the 45th President of the United States of America. It would not be an exaggeration to say that...

Sending the wrong message

One of the big topics being discussed in our bit of paradise revolves around our final court of justice. There is an upcoming referendum to determine whether ...