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THE US UNDERCUTS THE POST 1945 WORLD ORDER

To whom much is given, much is expected. The United States is the keeper of the peace.  Some have gone so far as to call this the age of Pax Americana.  That is why it is so disappointing to see the response of Donald Trump as President of the United States essentially retrenching within their […]

WHEN THE US GOES CRAZY THE WHOLE WORLD GOES IN THE LOONY HOUSE

You know that you cannot dream this stuff up. There is the American President Donald Trump, excoriated by his own people as being a simpleton, under prepared, incompetent but entirely vain if not crazy, saying in the midst of the corona virus crisis, that he should have been in public health because he knows so […]

SAD CHRISTMAS THIS YEAR (LIFE IN THE THIRD WORLD)

As we approach Christmas, we have to point out how sad things seem to be in this country.  The traditional good cheer will not be available this year because of a combination of factors: the meanness of the people who run the country and the fact that there is simply no money in the circulation.  […]

DECRYING THE DOUBLE STANDARD OF THE WORLD

  The Bahamas government issued a statement on 12th January condemning the attacks by the terrorist group Boko Haram in Nigeria which attacks led most recently to thousands of deaths.  The Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell speaking in Guyana on 16th January said that people throughout the region thought that a double standard was […]