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  1. “Lee Kuan-Yew’s Caribbean rescue in the Commonwealth” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    Lee Kuan-Yew, who led Singapore for three decades, died on March 23rd. He was a remarkable man who is best remembered for courageous leadership that converted a tiny island with virtually no natural resources into one of the wealthiest countries in the world. This commentary recalls a particular role that he played on the Caribbean’s […]

    March 31, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. Trinidad+Tobago Film ‘Forward Ever’ screens at Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles

    Forward Ever: The Killing of a Revolution, directed and produced by Bruce Paddington, was an official selection at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, California in February 2015. Forward Ever explores the achievements and shortcomings of the People’s Revolutionary Government (1979-1983) of Grenada as it attempted to forge a new revolutionary society. The […]

    March 17, 2015CinemaNo comments
  3. NO ESCAPE – Drama Adaptation (Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan & Lake Bell)

    An intense international thriller, NO ESCAPE centers on an American businessman (Wilson) as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city.

    March 13, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. “BIG GAME” (Samuel L. Jackson – 2015)

    BIG GAME tells the story of Oskari (Onni Tommila), a shy, nervous 13-year old boy. Like his forefathers, his time has come to take a test of manhood by spending one day and one night alone in the wilderness of a vast local forest. Armed only with a bow and arrow, his task is to […]

    February 16, 2015Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. “The end of military rule in Fiji: The Commonwealth’s role” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The value of the Commonwealth of Nations was again evident recently as its perseverance paid off in Fiji. After 8 years, Fiji returned to Commonwealth membership last week following the decision by the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) that “credible elections” had brought to government a political party supported by the majority of the people […]

    October 5, 2014PoliticalNo comments