Feb 2, 2019 8:00 am
Depending on the size of a government, or a country, the issue of transparency in serving the people can vary greatly, but the bottom line will always be a struggle for leaders to place truth, integrity and justice above political...
Jan 19, 2019 8:00 am
With thousands of American federal workers left without paycheques, as Donald Trump carried out his threat to shut down the United States Government for not being given $5 billion to build a wall along the Mexican border, much of America is in a...
Jan 12, 2019 8:00 am
Bermuda, still one of the most beautiful places on the planet, finds itself along with countries around the world in a struggle to preserve civility and bring a halt to crumbling values that could create social chaos and amount to a threat for...
Jan 2, 2019 8:00 am
With the fireworks and glitter now behind us, a part of moving from one year to the next, thoughts turn to a disturbing reality that something is happening to America where it pertains to the leadership of a nation billed as the most powerful on...
Dec 21, 2018 8:00 am
Traditionally, most of us are familiar with the Christmas list syndrome, which is embraced by infants and adults whenever the festive season sweeps through countries that celebrate this wonderful time for sharing all types of gifts for family...
Dec 15, 2018 8:00 am
If Bermuda is to resolve what has become a dilemma in our education system, the entire community must be involved.
In other words, whatever system is implemented to improve methods for teaching our children can be successful only with full...
Dec 8, 2018 8:00 am
The world faces countless challenges today, with powerful nations locked in confrontation over issues from economic development to human rights, along with freedom that would enable truth to be revealed — even when it affects global diplomacy or...
Nov 24, 2018 8:00 am
Once again Bermuda seems to be drifting into a troubling period where even those without strong political attachments are very concerned as to whether the government of the day is really in touch with critical issues that most Bermudians want...
Nov 17, 2018 8:00 am
Whether it is here in Bermuda or elsewhere, no government that operates on the basis of democratic principles is immune from being held accountable for actions that raise questions about transparency. This is particularly significant when...
Nov 8, 2018 8:00 am
No one needs to be an expert on world history, to know when the quality of leadership becomes so disturbing, questions are raised over whether common values of decency, truth and justice, are no longer relevant, in a world ravaged by political...
Oct 25, 2018 8:00 am
The midterm elections in America in less than two weeks’ time will be a crucial moment in that nation’s history, as a strong message from the electorate will be a statement to the world as to whether they approve or reject the highly...
Oct 16, 2018 8:00 am
The world has never been without grave danger for any messenger daring to tell the truth. Perhaps the ugly truth is that corruption exists whether it is in democratic or dictatorial jurisdictions, creating conditions where people are usually kept...
Oct 13, 2018 8:00 am
Although the subject of climate change and its effect on our planet has been debated for decades, there has been slow reaction from leading industrial countries to take drastic steps to alter the amount of chemical pollution that continues to...
Oct 6, 2018 8:00 am
Our political climate appears to be creeping towards further confrontation between the Government and the Opposition over a range of issues.
While the political arena is seldom without controversial clashes, too often the people and their...
Sep 27, 2018 8:00 am
Bermuda would be in denial, if we fail to accept that because of decades of entrenched racial bias, which emanated from our history of institutionalised segregation after centuries of slavery, and based on skin colour, that every election has...
Sep 15, 2018 8:00 am
Any democratic government operating on basic principles of transparency, decency and truth will need to walk that tightrope of balance, fully aware that it takes only a slip in the wrong direction to cause weakening of credibility, which is never...
Aug 25, 2018 8:00 am
Surely most of America and indeed the world must be in a state of shock over a prominent lawyer declaring that truth is not truth in referring to Donald Trump, who continues to face a tidal wave of allegations linking his presidential election...
Aug 15, 2018 8:00 am
Throughout history, millions of people have perished as a result of being different from others. Just about every leading country has experienced dark chapters of bitter clashes over the human right for every human on this planet to be treated...
Jul 9, 2018 8:00 am
The world will be watching with curiosity an upcoming meeting of US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin this month.
It comes on the heels of that infamous summit Trump had in Singapore with North Korean dictator Kim...
Jul 3, 2018 8:00 am
The irreversible increase of a wide range of motor vehicles on our roads, with engines that often sound like low-flying jet aircraft, along with outdoor events that get louder each year, raises the question of how far the Bermuda Government is...
Jun 30, 2018 8:00 am
A great deal has changed in recent decades, in educating our young people to meet various challenges along the path of life. Most would agree that there have been major strides in technology and teaching techniques, designed to better equip...
Jun 16, 2018 8:00 am
There is growing concern throughout the world over what is generally perceived as a massive failure in placing proper values for a healthy society above greed, power and dominance.
There are too many regimes that thrive through brutal...
May 17, 2018 8:00 am
In life, there are challenges in trying to cope with disappointment, hardship, failure and other obstacles in the quest to achieve success. In fact, history is clustered with those who choose methods outside of basic rules, only to discover that...
May 5, 2018 8:00 am
The grim reality that life on Earth could be changed dramatically by the push of a button is a concern for all who desire peace in the free world. Perhaps this is why much of the world would welcome any political gesture that indicates a...
Apr 4, 2018 8:00 am
In a world overrun with cyberspace technology, which has enabled various information services to pump out reports sharply conflicting with truth, it is a nightmare for journalists who still rely on facts while trying to do their...
Mar 15, 2018 8:00 am
A deeply troubling political trend is unfolding in America as many people in that country, and indeed globally, are pondering how a powerful nation that is meant to be seen as the leader of the free world is spiralling out of control.
Mar 3, 2018 8:00 am
Much of the world continues to be alarmed at the amount of tragedies where countless lives are lost through criminal use of weapons designed for the battlefield.
This has created a massive reaction from younger Americans who feel the latest...
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- "Your new year's resolutions for 2019"
- Quit smoking
- Quit drinking/drink in moderation
- Do not drink and drive
- Lose weight
- Stop procrastinating
- Drive with greater care
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