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  1. Sanders Commentary: Those who damage legal international order must be held to account

    Over the last few weeks since the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation, the world has witnessed the greatest weakness in the machinery entrusted with maintaining international peace and security. That machinery is the UN Security Council in which 5 permanent members each have a power of veto over all decisions. The weakness is […]

    April 13, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. April Fools’ Prank About Coup of Turks & Caicos Islands

    Statement From Bahamas’ Foreign Minister On Video About Turks and Caicos Islands 1 April 2022 For Immediate Release There is a video circulating which purports to be a newscast of a take over of the Turks and Caicos Islands by The Bahamas. There is no truth in it. It is a lie. One suspects that […]

    April 4, 2022Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. Co-Chairs’ Statement: 2022 Canada-CARICOM Foreign Ministers’ Group Meeting

    On April 1st, 2022, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration for Belize, and Chair of the Caribbean Community Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) co-chaired the 2022 Canada-CARICOM Foreign Ministers’ Group meeting, which was held virtually. Ministers reaffirmed the enduring value […]

    April 2, 2022TravelNo comments
  4. Shots fired in Ukraine may sink Small Island economies

    The Chair of the Executive Council of SIDS DOCK, the international organisation created to build sustainable energy and climate change resilience in small island countries, today warned that island economies could be collateral damage of the fighting in Ukraine. SIDS DOCK, the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) sustainable energy and climate resilience organisation is worried […]

    March 16, 2022NatureNo comments
  5. The world will pay a high price for Russian aggression: By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The invasion by the Russian Federation of the sovereign state of Ukraine has been roundly condemned by most countries of the world. However, Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, announced his support of it. Had President Maduro stopped short at his statement that: “We repudiate and reject all plans to surround Russia militarily and strategically. Russia has […]

    March 1, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. Social Care Minister believes detractors should face prison time for excessive litigation

    In reviewing the ongoing legal battle against the erection of the Hyatt Centric complex on Bay St, one Government Minister believes time spent in Dodds may speed up the fruition of building… Mr Blackett vented frustration at what he perceives as politically motivated spanners being thrown into the works of Government and private sector initiatives, […]

    April 17, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (2015)

    With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow (Donald Sutherland) in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Finnick (Sam Claflin), and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they […]

    September 27, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. “Our Brand is Crisis” (Billy Bob Thornton, Sandra Bullock – 2015)

    A feature film based on the documentary “Our Brand Is Crisis“, which focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.

    September 16, 2015Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments

    Government’s ultimate goal is to ensure that the temporary taxes which were put in place to stabilise the economy as part of the Fiscal Consolidation Programme are removed. This assurance has come from Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, who stressed that those temporary taxes cannot remain in place. “It is not the intention of the […]

    September 4, 2015PoliticalNo comments

    Members of the public will have their last chance to share their opinion on the future of housing in Barbados, at the final two community meetings on Habitat III. The meetings will be held on Sunday, August 16, at the Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip, and Wednesday, August 19, in the hall […]

    August 13, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  11. “Stuart’s Social Partnership Call? 7 Years Too Late!” – Clement Payne Movement

    So, some seven years after the “People’s Empowerment Party” (PEP) publicly called for the democratization and broadening of the “Social Partnership“, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart finally, and belatedly, catches up and echoes the PEP’s call! What a shame that it took you so long, Mr Stuart! In the PEP’s January 2008 Election Manifesto — at […]

    August 11, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  12. STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, Movie: The story of N.W.A.

    In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority, they gave an explosive voice to a silenced generation. Following the meteoric rise and fall of N.W.A., Straight Outta Compton […]

    August 4, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. “Hiroshima Cover-up: How the War Department’s Timesman Won a Pulitzer” by Amy Goodman & David Goodman

    The below article is an excellent example of how even the New York Times has twisted the facts and manipulated public opinion in order to support a deeper agenda. This revealing story covers the bombing of Hiroshima 70 years ago, yet the same deceptive techniques of distortion and manipulation continue to be used today to support […]

    August 1, 2015ControversyNo comments
  14. Head of IPI’s Turkish National Committee fired over tweet critical of Turkish president

    The International Press Institute (IPI) and its affiliate South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) said they were deeply troubled by the firing of IPI Turkish National Committee President Kadri Gürsel from his position as a columnist at Milliyet newspaper over a tweet critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an. Gürsel was informed yesterday by the paper’s […]

    July 25, 2015ControversyNo comments
  15. International Press Institute (IPI) urges Slovak cabinet to reverse decision to ignore newspaper

    The International Press Institute (IPI) called on Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico to reverse a cabinet-wide decision to shut out a national newspaper at government press conferences in retaliation for the newspaper’s unflattering coverage. Members of Fico’s cabinet announced last week they’d ignore any questions from the newspaper Denník N on the basis of claims that it […]

    May 21, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  16. “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
  17. 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
  18. “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
  19. International Press Institute (IPI) needs to strengthen efforts to liberate global colleagues: Will *YOU* help?

    “(This) regime has shown, through these detentions and killing, that if you speak up against what happens, you either get detained for an endless time or you get killed.” These are the words of Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy, interviewed by IPI just a few months after his release from Cairo’s Scorpion Prison, where he […]

    November 14, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  20. Rick Mercer Report: Rick’s Rant – Video Footage Copyright & Stephen Harper

    “It’s already been pointed out, but just to make it expressly clear. Canada does have fair use laws, though they are referred to as Fair Dealing. What Mercer is talking about is the government attempting to circumvent restrictions inherent in those fair use laws.”

    October 16, 2014Crime, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. “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
  22. Basseterre: Dr Harris Blasts The Handling Of SKN’s Electoral System, Claims Corruption while Prime Minister Douglas speaks to Boundary Case

    St Kitts’ electoral system is being manipulated and corrupted in an effort to “rob and steal the elections, says Team Unity leader, Dr. Timothy Harris, in a press conference held at the organization’s office on August 7th. Team Unity has been critical of the way the electoral system is being run, making accusation of frequent fraud […]

    August 15, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  23. “Camp X-Ray” (2014) – Kristen Stewart, Drama HD

    Surrounded by hostile jihadists and aggressive squadmates, she strikes up an unusual friendship with one of the detainees. A story of two people, on opposite sides of a war, struggling to find their way through the ethical quagmire of Guantanamo Bay. And in the process, they form an unlikely bond that changes them both.

    August 9, 2014Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments

    HBO brings viewers more reasons to tune in. In celebration of Emancipation Day, HBO will air related programming throughout the day on Friday, August 1st in the Caribbean, with inspiring Hollywood films such as Django Unchained, 42, Red Tails, Sing Your Song, Won’t Back Down, and more. Then the summer fun continues each Saturday in […]

    July 29, 2014CinemaNo comments
  25. University of Independence Square on Sat.19th July 2014 July 12, 2014Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments