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  1. ONE SXM Calls on Parliament to Convene a New Constitutional Referendum; Submits Draft Resolution to MPs

    The ONE SXM Association met with the Ad Hoc Committee for Electoral Reform of the Parliament of St. Maarten to submit a draft resolution calling for a consultative referendum within two years, or latest simultaneously with the next parliamentary election. The ONE SXM Association implored the Parliament of the southern part or Dutch territory of […]

    March 10, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    The British people have made a clear and robust decision in one of the largest democratic exercises in British history. We had a tremendous turnout – over 33 million people from across the United Kingdom have had their say, with 52% voting in favour of leaving the EU. This campaign was vigorously contested, as is […]

    July 10, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  3. “The Scotland Referendum: Democracy Won” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The winner of Scotland’s agonising referendum on September 18 was undoubtedly and impressively democracy. By the manner in which the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) and its leaders approached the fight for the independence of Scotland from the rest of the United Kingdom (UK), they set an example to nationalists in Northern Ireland and the rest […]

    September 21, 2014Political, ReviewNo comments
  4. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Scottish Independence

    Scotland is about to vote on whether or not it should secede from The UK. There are solid arguments on both sides. But none of that makes bagpipes good to listen to … or does it?

    September 17, 2014Culture, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Scotland’s September 18 Referendum: Its consequences By Sir Ronald Sanders

    {EDITOR’s NOTE: The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the author and any commenters on this article do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of nor official policies of} If the people of Scotland vote for independence from the United Kingdom on September 18, they will be buying a one-way ticket […]

    September 14, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  6. “Scotland’s Independence: Should the Commonwealth Caribbean care?” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    On September 18, the electorate in Scotland will vote in a referendum to decide if Scotland should be independent of the United Kingdom (UK). A vote for independence will have far-reaching implications for both Scotland and what remains of the UK – England, Wales and Northern Ireland. BBC Radio Scotland interviewed me this week in […]

    August 20, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  7. White House Office of the Press Secretary: Statement of G-7 Leaders on Ukraine

    We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission, call on the Russian Federation to cease all efforts to change the status of Crimea contrary to Ukrainian law and in violation of international law. We call […]

    March 16, 2014PoliticalNo comments