Sleep on and take your rest, Brother Michael

It was with a great deal of grief that we heard of the passing of our dear friend and brother, Michael Burton. For many of us, it was as if time stood still, as we paused to ponder the life and times of a true warrior, a soldier’s soldier, a fallen comrade in arms....

No man shall buy or sell

The scriptures speak of a time when “no man shall be able to buy or sell unless he has the mark of the beast.” [Revelation 13:17]. Of course, ’the beast’ is the Antichrist, and either by way of his mark in the forehead or the right hand, he will facilitate commerce....

The word on the street

The word on the street is that the ruling Antigua Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) is conducting polls to gauge the sentiment of the people in a number of constituencies.  This is perhaps an early sign that elections are in the offing. Of course, for world-weary and...

The Roun South mess. It is a metaphor

We understand that there were a number of young people from Roun South who got together to repair the Cades Bay roadway. To those proactive young people, we say a heartfelt thank you on behalf of harried road users, and especially the road users from deep Roun South....

Here’s to Earth Day 2021

Yesterday was Earth Day 2021, and it was heartening to note that it did not pass with a whimper here in our fair State. For example, notwithstanding the exigencies of the coronavirus fight, the Ministry of Tourism and Investment re-launched its Sustainable Tourism...

Grab ‘em by the genitalia

A few days before the second presidential debate in 2016, The WASHINGTON POST published a video and article featuring a rather disgusting conversation about women between Donald Trump and television host, Billy Bush. In that infamous ‘old boys talk,’ Trump described...