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COMMENTARY

Beware Of Contemptuous Leadership

“Argument Done!” Another tough-talking PM. The epitome of strength and no-nonsense leadership. Alas, we have seen this movie before. There is enough frustration in society with recalcitrant and perennial indiscipline practitioners that allegedly hold us back so that everyone is willing for harsh measures to be entertained. As usual, this comedy of errors will continue as tragedy and blame, with […]

EDITORIAL

Will Putin OutSmart The U.S. And Its Allies?

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is no sloth when it comes to international relations and strategic moves in international affairs. The former KGB’s sleuth is canny and savvy in calling the right shots and toying with the West for the most part since he assumed the helm of Russia’s leadership. Mr. Putin’s latest move to bring Ukraine into his fold has […]

EDITORIAL

Lamentation Of West Indies Cricket

A recent Jamaica Gleaner editorial titled, Cricket and Caribbean Society, has pointed to the dire situation in which West Indies cricket has found itself. It noted that “West Indies cricket has been in a crisis for more than a quarter of a century.” Moreover, it noted that the decline of West Indies cricket reflects not only what is happening to […]

SPORTS

Is It The End Of An Era Without Chris Gayle In The IPL?

Today, BCCI released a list of players who have registered for the upcoming IPL 2022 mega auction, and many fans are distraught with the absence of Chris “The Universe Boss” Gayle’s name from the list. And the question being posed, has the world seen the last of Chris Gayle in the Indian Premier League? The social media platform Twitter lit […]

SPORTS

COVID-19 Forces Change In Venues For The Upcoming Windes vs. India Series

Today, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced a change in venues for the upcoming West Indies’ Tour of India. Next month, the West Indies is set to arrive in India for a white-ball series comprising three ODIs and as many T20Is. The three ODIs will now be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, and three […]

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Peloton In Roller Coaster Ride

Peloton, the high-rise exercise equipment company, has fallen off its perch as its shares have taken a hit falling nearly 25% this year, and trading at their lowest level in almost two years, albeit up 12% on Friday. The company’s shares had earlier plunged amid reports that it would be slowing production. In a blog, the firm’s chief executive said […]

BUSINESS

U.K. Consumers Wrestle With Price Inflation

U.K. consumers have seen price inflation surge to the highest level in three decades, heaping pressure on households already facing a massive increase in energy costs. According to the Office for National Statistics, inflation increased to 5.4% in December, the highest rate since 1992. Consumers have seen the highest price rises in transportation, food and beverages, furniture, housing, and household […]

BUSINESS

Hilton Set To Close Hotel In Bahamas

The historic British Colonial Hilton Hotel in the Bahamas will close its door come next month. This move will see over 100 hotel employees losing their jobs in the new year. The owners announced the planned closure of the 300-plus room hotel in downtown Nassau. According to press reports, Strategic Property Holdings, which manages the property, said the decision to […]

BUSINESS

American And United Airlines See Positive Results Amid COVID-19

American and United Airlines reported better-than-expected financial results, despite problems brought on by the COVID-19 Omicron surge during the holiday travel period. Both companies, however, have said the road ahead could be challenging, given the Omicron spread.   American, the United States’ largest airline, lost $921 million in the quarter, excluding special items. That was less than analysts’ $1.2 billion forecasts […]

SPORTS

Ramnaresh Sarwan Calls For Changes In Player Selection

Newly appointed West Indies selector Ramnaresh Sarwan has called for changes in player selection. The former West Indies captain said that the current player pool is not large enough to be fielding three separate teams. “I don’t think our pool is that big in terms of the quality of players we produced to have three separate teams,” said Sarwan. He […]