Goodbye 2016

An Op-Ed in the New York Times a few days ago was titled, 2016. Worst. Year. Ever? Despite the question mark, we were curious to find out why the writer would ...

A wing and a prayer

It’s that time again when people look back in order to project into the future. The end of a year always turns the switch, which signals reflection and pontifi...

Of sun, sea, and historical sites

Travelling creates so many exciting experiences. Exploring new territories, savouring exotic foods, and taking in different vistas – it can all be quite exhila...

His legacy will live on

There is no doubt that the region has lost one of its most accomplished sons. Sir Dwight K Venner is not just the man whose signature is written on each and ev...

Another public spat

Once again, the government of Antigua & Barbuda is embroiled in another public spat with an investor and business operator in our bit of paradise.  Th...

The magic of Christmas

There is something magical about Christmas that brings out the best in most of us. Peace on earth; goodwill towards all men are not just the words of a song or...

Christmas wishes for 2016

As we approach Christmas 2017 and look forward to the new year, people begin to think about the future and create their wish lists.  We are not immune to ...

Counting our blessings

“Deck the halls with boughs of holly, Fa la la la la la la la! 'Tis the season to be jolly, Fa la la la la la la la!” are the opening lines of a popular Christ...

Fake could be an opportunity

Alarm bells went off last week when news surfaced that something called fake rice had been found in Jamaica. When we were apprised of what this new- fangled fo...