The coronavirus crisis and Caribbean people’s empowerment

By A.T. Freeman The coronavirus crisis has exposed for all to see the failure of the political system across the Caribbean. The public health emergency  and the social and economic crisis arising from the steps taken to contain it has shown that this system of governance is not fit for purpose and is incapable of … Continue reading The coronavirus crisis and Caribbean people’s empowerment

The US, Britain and their Allies Must Be Condemned for their Threats and Sanctions against Venezuela

Last month the UN Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, called for the easing of economic sanctions imposed by the US, Britain and the other big powers against various countries. "At this crucial time, both for global public health reasons, and to support the rights and lives of millions of people in these countries," she … Continue reading The US, Britain and their Allies Must Be Condemned for their Threats and Sanctions against Venezuela

Government for the rich and by the rich

By Alvette “Ellorton” Jeffershttps://antiguaobserver.com/ Government ministers, who took part in the virtual meeting of Parliament held on March 31st 2020, confirmed for the working class what they have always suspected; the government of Antigua and Barbuda is a government for the rich and by the rich. Parliament met specifically to authorise a twenty-four-hour curfew and … Continue reading Government for the rich and by the rich