Posts tagged: Caribbean



Al-Queda is Al-Guida

We’re probably condemned as terrorists right now. But wait a minute. Let’s analyze the situation first. Then condemn us, if you must. You see, the 9/11 attacks have unleashed international unrest. It is called a war, but it’s not. It’s not a war between nations. It’s not a civil war. It’s not a ...

Oswaldo PayĆ” and Freedom in Cuba

Cuba needs a peaceful transition. Yes, the Revolution was bloody and there is a problem with political prisoners in Cuba. But Batista was a cruel dictator. How else could you have got rid of him? Look at what the US did to get rid of Saddam Hussein! So, who's talking? But we have to leave all this ...

Cat Predicts Patient deaths

You’d better get rid of the cat. For if the patients start believing that the cat can predict their death, the suggestion would indeed kill them. This is how Voodoo magic works. First you create a belief, then you use the belief in a suggestion, and - lo and behold! - the magic works! For example, ...

Caribbean Seabed Authority (CSA)

Russia is claiming a chunk of the North Pole seabed. They believe it’s full of oil and natural gas. All nations having a Caribbean coastline should claim the Caribbean Seabed. This would include all Caribbean island nations, including the Bahamas and Bermuda, Mexico, the U.S., Central American ...

China is coming to the Caribbean

Yesterday the BBC reported that the Chinese and Singapore governments have become key investors in Barclays, helping the UK firm to raise its offer for the Dutch bank ABN Amro. The China Development Bank (CDB) and Temasek, the investment arm of the Singaporean government, have invested £2.4bn ...

DEVELOPMENT AID, YES. BUT WHAT KIND?

Poor nations 'need a science boost' to break the poverty trap and catch up, the UN recently said. Its trade and development agency UNCTAD used its annual report on Least Developed Countries to look at the role of science, technology and innovation. These are not luxuries, but necessities. This all ...

GODSPEED, TONY BLAIR

He deserves the benefit of the doubt. A lot of doubt, we may add. The war in Iraq may some day in hindsight prove to have served some useful purpose. We cannot see it now. To make the people free is a good thing. But the means to this end – war – can only be justified as a very very last resort. ...

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