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“A Letter to Parents: International Education and Your Child’s Success”

Op-Ed by Ambassador Linda Taglialatela, U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the OECS As we celebrate International Education Week, I would like to highlight the many benefits an...

Poverty a major cause of crime

By  Seth Ampadu -Superintendent, Methodist Church, St Lucia Should we not also consider the question of poverty when looking at the causes of crime and violence in our communities across...

Zombie at early morning mass !

by Lorraine Glace If you have been following my ramblings on DBS, you will know that early mornings and I are not very good friends.   Dawn is not my favorite...

Textbooks or Tablets in School?

(By Marie Miguel) There is a huge debate going on in schools all across the country. It is not about violence, bullying, drugs, or similar issues. The debate is...

The Irrational Opposition to the Parker Contract Part I

By George I have to say, the backlash over the recent Parker Company Contract unveiling has been rather astounding on several fronts. Most of it seems centred on the amount...

The Irrational Opposition To The Parker Contract Part II

By George As I hinted at in Part I of this piece, much of the consternation surrounding this contract centres on the absolute misinformation being circulated from “certain corners”; that...

Politically incorrect and sane

by Dr. Andre R. L. Matthew MD Concerned Citizen Many in attendance at last Sunday's protest march, were disheartened and stunned. Fear mongering, calumny and character assassination were in abundance. Disappointingly, in...

‘Dads’ absence from home a major cause of crime’

By  Seth Ampadu, Superintendent Minister of the Methodist Church in St. Lucia As we continue to explore the root causes of ugly crime and violence in our communities, should we...

Why PM Chastanet Is Right About Venezuela

By George Joseph Castries South MP, Dr. Ernest Hilaire, was speaking out of both sides of his mouth at Tuesday’s House Sitting, as he lambasted the Government for opening the...

March Madness: Coincidence or Collusion?

By George Wednesday September 6, the SLMDA writes a letter to the Labour Ministry, informing it of doctors’ intention to take industrial action. Thursday September 7, most Customs Officers go...