Year of Uncertainty – 2017

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After spending almost 3 months in Barbados, I have observed developments in the island as an outsider that have affected the Bajan lifestyle and experience. I have been chastised by many that I am too critical of some inconveniences that are reasonably unacceptable and that need some improvement in this age of modern technology. I …

Barbados Golden Jubilee

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On November 30, 2016, Barbados will officially celebrate the 50th Anniversary of its independence from Great Britain. The year-long Golden Jubilee party began in earnest on January 6th and will continue to June 2017. Before a large crowd assembled on Independence Square, in the nation’s capital, Prime Minister, Fruendal Stuart urged Barbadians, at home and …

An Unholy Alliance

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Today, I witnessed another Donald J Trump infomercial as Ben Carson throws his support behind him for the Presidency. Well, ‘politics make strange bedfellows’; what possibly could bring these two unlikely characters together – a devout Christian, and a racist demagogue – is equal to a Catholic priest and child molester teaming up to a …

The Presidency

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The political contest for President of the United States continues intensely; the debates for the year are over, and during next year’s primaries and caucuses, each candidate will accumulate as many delegates for consideration as the official nominee for – the Democratic Party and the Republican Party – at their respective national conventions. After watching …