Aug 24, 2019 8:00 am
There will be no true successful society on the face of this earth, without preservation of positive values such as respect for each other, and the right to free expression with dignity, irrespective of cultural, racial or political differences.
Aug 17, 2019 8:00 am
There were celebrations around the world recently to mark 50 years since men began a new chapter in our history by setting foot on the surface of the Moon.
The footprint of an astronaut’s boot in the lunar sand became an embedded image in...
Jul 16, 2019 8:00 am
Around the world, there are multiple conversations taking place about the troubling subject of powerful nations with highly questionable leadership playing diplomatic games that could have consequences for millions.
With so many areas of...
Jul 6, 2019 8:00 am
There was bewilderment and relief when much of the world realised that what could have resulted in international consequences was at least averted for the moment when it was learnt that the Trump Administration, even without approval from...
Jun 10, 2019 8:00 am
With Father’s Day approaching, attention will once again focus on the important role of fathers in helping to provide guidelines for sons or daughters in coping with the challenges of life.
While mothers have always been regarded as key in...
Jun 4, 2019 8:00 am
This has become a small world, made even smaller by massive communications systems producing streams of positive and negative signals that impact life across the planet. I have heard some folks express the view that we are living in an age when...
May 17, 2019 8:00 am
After centuries of conflict across the globe, with events that cost millions of lives, along with a heavy toll of damaged minds, the world today has become an atmosphere of utter confusion, over whether poor leadership in many countries will have...
May 15, 2019 8:00 am
Governments in a deeply troubled world are struggling to operate with full transparency, which demands honest disclosures on all matters concerning the people they serve.
Issues vary from country to country, but at the root of most...
Apr 8, 2019 8:00 am
The never-ending, cyber-space stampede of information sweeping across our planet daily has created new challenges for journalists around the world. The basic principles of this profession remain the same, but the task of seeking truth is often...
Mar 23, 2019 8:00 am
With massive global electronic communication, few people on this planet are unaware of the horrible terrorism act in New Zealand, which claimed 50 lives with the possibility of that figure rising owing to a number still being listed as in...
Mar 9, 2019 8:00 am
Every society on this planet should be involved in upgrading efforts to protect children who are most vulnerable to military conflicts, along with vicious regimes that abuse and enslave them as workers without being held accountable.
Feb 25, 2019 8:00 am
Although sport has always been considered one of the unifying activities in Bermuda, much has changed in recent years, with incidents of poor conduct not only from spectators.
Some participants have also fallen short of what should be...
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...
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