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Sunday, August 19, 2018

LETTER: The Financial Secretary must give us answers

Dear Editor, Thanks to an Opposition Senator, we were made aware of a memo to senior civil servants about...

COMMENTARY: Mr. T. Finrass And The Foreign Calypso Judge

MR T. FINRASS AND THE FOREIGN CALYPSO JUDGE By Vellie Nicholas-Benta During any adjudication process (be...

LETTER: Gaston’s offer of assistance too late

Dear Editor, I read in full, a statement on your website, where Prime Minister Gaston Browne has offered assistance to Dominica. I view this as an...

LETTER: Tian did not judge himself

Dear Editor, I have listened and read a number of comments from members of the public after Tian Winter was crowned jumpy champion. The comments have...

COMMENTARY: Calamitous Affair Of An Antiguan Billionaire

RAWLSTON POMPEY As indigent populations seek opportunities to escape the ‘...unceasing miseries; ...frustration and despair, associated with social ills, blamed on poverty,’ people of ‘mega...

LETTER: Where will the students of Holy Trinity School be served in September?

With less than a month to go, the future of the elementary students is yet unsure. I drove pass the Holy Trinity School last...

COMMENTARY: King Fiah-Master of Political Satire

KING FIAH—MASTER OF POLITICAL SATIRE By Vellie Nicholas-Benta   For the student of English exploring the literary arts, King Fiah’s In Your Face and Labour Win Again...

LETTER: I will “reunite” with my crush at Breakfast fete this weekend

Dear Editor, When I last wrote you I never expected this thing to blow up as it did. I wanted a quiet meeting with a...

LETTER: Bad Customer Service All Saints Clinic

Dear Health Minister I have been going to all Saints clinic for over 5 years, the reception the staff at All Saints clinic need some customer...

LETTER: Some business executives have no email courtesy

Dear Editor, After sending out a few emails a few weeks ago I realize that some people have no email courtesy at all. I emailed at...

COMMENTARY: Carnival Celebrations – Chaotic Traffic And Woes

CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS – CHAOTIC TRAFFIC AND WOES RAWLSTON POMPEY Though not necessarily celebratory of the‘...end of the wretched slave trade and emancipation from the abhorred inhuman...

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...

DEAR KATE: Season one ends

Dear readers, I am happy to be speaking to you all collectively. Over the past year, I have been overwhelmed by your letters. I know that...

COMMENTARY: Seeing President Trump in a pleasing light

  By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the Organisation of American States.  The views expressed are entirely...

COMMENTARY: Shannon Martinez from Vacationer to Prisoner

Rawlston Pompey There may be very little doubt that the ‘...Promotional Strategies’ of the Tourism Ministry, a foundation reportedly laid by embattled  former Minister Asot...

My boss can’t get with me now he’s upset

Dear Kate, My boss is blackmailing me. Well, I won't call it blackmail really. It's like he is the owner of the place and because...

COMMENTARY: Do we need an opposition party?

By Vellie Nicholas-Benta Well, the question should have been, “Has the Westminster First-Past-the-Post system been working for us”? Or, even this one: “Do we need political...

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...

COMMENTARY: CARICOM Summit needs to excite the people’s imagination

By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the Organisation of American States.  He is also a Senior...

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