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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

LETTER: Very long queues at APUA

Dear Editor, It took me 1 hour and 45 minutes to pay my electricity bill at APUA yesterday. When I arrived the queue was at the door...

COMMENTARY: Aviation taxes may cause economic strangulation

If an airport in the Caribbean wishes to be an international hub or even a regional hub, it is probably well advised to drop...

POEM: Revelling In Greatness

REVELLING IN GREATNESS (OFFICIAL CARNIVAL SPEECH) By Vellie Nicholas-Benta My dear inhabitants: Citizens and residents Of the unitary state of Antibuda, Even those stuck here awaiting visas to Canada, As...

Call Center worker writes Open Letter to Gaston Browne

I'm sorry that you feel that call center workers must start farming. I'm sorry that you don't care that 400 workers will be out...

Call centre staff say public was lied to about reason for closure

LETTER TO THE EDITOR FROM NCO STAFF I would like to give a more detailed response or should I say update on the closing of...

LETTER: Disappointed with Elite Island Resort

I'm writing this letter because I'm frustrated and disappointed with Elite Island Resort.  After watching Kelly Ripa, from the nationally syndicated show "Kelly and...

LETTER: My unpleasant experience with Flow

Dear Editor, Karib cable now Flow has been my cable service provider for the past 9 yrs. The customer service over the years has diminished,...

LETTER: Where is the Love for Asot

Dear Editor, As a comrade, I cannot tell you how disappointed I am with how the Hon. Asot A. Michael is being treated by his...

LETTER: Not one big tune for carnival yet

Dear Editor, They say if you have good soca songs then you have a good carnival.  For the last month, I have been glued to...

COMMENTARY: Aviation In The EC – Time & Opportunity For Change?

James C. "Jim" Lynch, Captain (Retired) Aviation Consultant, Caribbean Specialty Aviation In The Eastern Caribbean - Time And Opportunity For Change? The new Barbados government has the...

How much higher will those speed humps go

Dear Editor, I am in full support of measures to reduce speeding and thereby accidents in Antigua. I am in support of speed humps too....

Transport board needs to get with the times

Dear Editor, I was deeply troubled after visiting the transport board today. I went to renew my license, I joked with someone in the line...

COMMENTARY: Calypso fight: where cock clashes with wood and iron

  By Vellie Nicholas-Benta Cock fights are pretty much outlawed in these parts—my Eastern Caribbean neck of the woods; not sure about cat fights which are,...

COMMENTARY: George Wehner- Trial of Confusion And Misgiving

By Rowlston Pompey In view of the need to inculcate ‘...civic-mindedness in the citizenry; ...promoting trust in the in the Judiciary and confidence in the...

COMMENTARY: CCJ is not beholden to governments

Political hubris and justice By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is the Antigua and Barbuda Ambassador to the United States and the Organization of American States.  He...

COMMENTARY: We are far from ready for CCJ

CCJ  MAYBE IN THE FUTURE BUT WE FAR FROM READY............................by Audley Phillip Most of our governments in the region appear to be backing down or...

OPINION: De-risking (Stop-and-Frisking), SANS HUMANITÉ

I am still staggered by the Prime Minister’s exposé on de-risking—the termination of banking relations with jurisdictions tagged as ‘tax havens’ or ‘high-risk’ for...

LETTER:Let’s Address the Litter Problem Now

Let's Address the Litter Problem Now - Stop Paying Lip Service to it.....................by Audley Phillip I commend the Hon. Molwyn Joseph for his leadership in...

LETTER: In defence of Farmala Jacobs

Dear editor, Over the past few days there has been a great deal of discussion in the public domain surrounding the Acting Executive Director of...

Open letter to Police Service Commission Minister of Legal Affairs and Minister of Justice

  Let me state from the onset that I am not affiliated with any political party, neither do I have any interest in elective politics....

COMMENTARY: Sexual Overtures- Disciplinary Healing

By Rowlston Pompey As confusion continues to reign within the Police Service and its Commission (PSC),’ anxieties and uncertainties continue to affect personnel. These have...

Hotelier who once strongly criticised LIAT is now congratulating the airline (LETTER)

April 3rd 2018   Board, Management & Staff LIAT (1974) LTD Caribbean   Dear Board, Management & Staff of LIAT:   I want to say congratulations, but before I do, let me...

COMMENTARY: The Right To Recall

Imagine being a small business owner, and you’ve just hired an assistant with a great resume and impressive credentials! Your new hire signed the...

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