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EDITORIAL

Reshuffle Is Not Enough Mr. Prime Minister

Somebody plays the wrong domino And want the world to follow Someone is fillin’ their sack In a compulsory block [Chorus] Who colt the game A you colt the game Why you play the bad card Now we catch you off guard — Bob Marley The system of government in Jamaica is rooted in a constitutional monarchy under which The […]

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth — “Familiar Laugh Missing”

File photo: Wikipedia Britain’s Queen Elizabeth bemoaned the loss of her late husband Prince Philip. She reflected on the “mischievous twinkle” in his eyes as she spoke in an unusually personal Christmas message to the nation. “That mischievous enquiring twinkle was as bright at the end as when I first set eyes on him,” she said. The queen said she […]

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Barbados Goes Republic

In September 2020, the Barbados Labour Party government of Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced in their Throne Speech that Barbados would become a republic by November 2021. “The time has come to fully leave our colonial past behind,” the country’s Governor-General Dame Sandra Mason said earlier. Buckingham Palace noted that the position taken was one for the people of Barbados […]