Do those who receive tax cuts spend or invest?

By Everson W Hull, PhD Recently, one of my very thoughtful friends with whom I seldom ever disagree suggested that: “…the folks that get tax cuts don’t spend; they invest…” We have seen up front the very damaging effects of policy actions that are aimed at punishing...

A black hero indeed

     “The vaccine that you’re going to be taking was developed by an African American woman, and that’s just a fact,” so said Dr Anthony Fauci a few months ago. He was referring to the National Institute of Health’s work on the Moderna vaccine...

Lady Nugent weeps

The Nugent name is synonymous with Antigua and Barbuda. Much has been written about their involvement with the Skerretts aka Clare Hall and  Follys estates. They were connected to the Antigua Grammar School (AGS) and Archdeacon Samuel Edmund Branch who founded it...

Caribbean Development Bank in a time of crisis

Dr Gene Leon does not go by his given name, Hyginus. Yet, he has a scholarly mien worthy of the Roman author of Caesar Augustus’ time, after whom he was obviously named. When Dr Leon takes over on May 1 as president of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), succeeding...

The vexing questions

Now that the official vaccination effort has begun, it is safe to say that we can breathe easier some (pun intended). What a day was this past Wednesday! Sixty-four healthcare frontline workers received the first of two jabs containing the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine...