To Carl, with love!

Macbeth referred to life as “But a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of much sound and fury, signifying nothing.” James, he of the New Testament, says, “Life is a...

The die is cast

The government and people of Barbados are owed our gratitude for their humanitarian act of accepting 35 nationals of Trinidad and Tobago after authorities here refused to relax our borders to allow them in. Having indicated that the discretion to deviate from the...

Help us, Lord!

The news came as no surprise. We’re talking about last evenings announcement by our Prime Minister, the Honourable Gaston Browne, that we had four (4) new cases of the awful COVID-19. That brought to seven the total number of cases here in our fair State. Again, we...

Zero hour: Our region in the face of the pandemic

By Alicia Bárcena Ibarra — Executive Secretary of ECLAC (United Nations’ Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean) Everything seems to be one gigantic mistake. We console ourselves by saying that everything has happened as it should not have...