Government POLITICS

No Mass Declares India’s PM

India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not play ball and is set to boycott the Commonwealth summit to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, later this week. This comes against a row over Sri Lanka’s human rights record. Reports indicate that Canada’s Prime Minister, Stephen Harper has also decided to opt out from the summit for the same reason. In […]

Government POLITICS

Did Jimmy Carter Call It Right?

“If fish deh a river bottom an tell yuh seh alligator have gum boil, believe him” is a popular Jamaican proverb which means “listen to the voice of experience.” The Jamaican proverb above must have been the lens through which some people viewed former President Jimmy Carter’s public utterances regarding the reaction and treatment of various members and sectors of […]