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Editorial: OUR TURNING POINT

Editorial: OUR TURNING POINT

🕔11:12, 16.Oct 2017

      For many, following the passage of Hurricane Irma on 6th September 2017, our lives will be defined by two distinct periods: before Irma and after Irma. There is no doubt that as a people we have had

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Hurricane Irma Brings Devastation and New Opportunities

Hurricane Irma Brings Devastation and New Opportunities

🕔11:46, 9.Oct 2017

      September 6th, 2017, will forever be etched in the annals of Anguilla’s history. It will be remembered for the physical destruction left in its wake; the mental anguish it caused persons during its passage; the despair many

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EDITORIAL: LIVING BY OUR WITS

EDITORIAL: LIVING BY OUR WITS Updated

🕔11:35, 4.Sep 2017

    The late Franklin Benjamin Connor, OBE, of blessed memory, once remarked in an impassioned public address that we, the people of Anguilla, were forced to live by our wits and should therefore order ourselves to that reality. He

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Editorial: Mere Rhetoric or Meaningful Action? Which will it be?

Editorial: Mere Rhetoric or Meaningful Action? Which will it be? Updated

🕔11:21, 28.Aug 2017

      Governors come and governors go. It appears that they come eagerly and leave reluctantly. The last two governors extended their stay beyond their initial three-year terms and thus prolonged their departure. Clearly, they either came to love

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EDITORIAL: WHAT DO WE STAND FOR?

EDITORIAL: WHAT DO WE STAND FOR?

🕔12:15, 21.Aug 2017

    What do we stand for? If we were to be asked this question, as Anguillians, what would be our answer? I recently thought about this as I watched the drama in Charlottesville, Virginia, unfold in the US media

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EDITORIAL: FACILITATING POPULATION GROWTH THROUGH A REVISED IMMIGRATION POLICY

EDITORIAL: FACILITATING POPULATION GROWTH THROUGH A REVISED IMMIGRATION POLICY Updated

🕔11:50, 7.Aug 2017

        Our annual Summer Festival usually attracts many persons to our shores resulting in an increase in economic activity for many businesses on island. This increased activity, resulting from increased numbers of persons on island, inevitably leads

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Editorial: ZIGGY COME TO SING

Editorial: ZIGGY COME TO SING

🕔12:39, 31.Jul 2017

      I am not a carnival enthusiast and as such you will not usually find me at carnival shows, but one has to be deaf or dead not to have heard the lyrical genius in the calypsos which

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EDITORIAL: OUR GROWING ENTITLEMENT MENTALITY

EDITORIAL: OUR GROWING ENTITLEMENT MENTALITY

🕔12:19, 24.Jul 2017

    Anguillians are often described as having a sense of entitlement which results in the expectation that certain benefits will accrue to us without actually being earned. Some of us question whether this is real or imagined? Sadly, there

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EDITORIAL: THE HEAT IS UNBEARABLE

EDITORIAL: THE HEAT IS UNBEARABLE Updated

🕔09:57, 17.Jul 2017

        There are many sceptics out there who refuse to believe any climate change theories. However, for those of us who believe, the evidence is all around us. The rising temperatures which we complain about bitterly, on

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EDITORIAL: Rekindling Our Appreciation For The Success Of Others

EDITORIAL: Rekindling Our Appreciation For The Success Of Others

🕔14:32, 10.Jul 2017

      We’ve come to the end of what can be described as Graduation Season in Anguilla. For the past two weeks, family members, friends, godparents, teachers (past and present) and senior public officials, have witnessed students at various

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