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EDITORIAL: CONTROLLING GUNS IN ANGUILLA

EDITORIAL: CONTROLLING GUNS IN ANGUILLA

🕔11:21, 17.Oct 2016

      The Royal Anguilla Police Force has just published on the Government’s website what it calls “Guidance on the Issuing of Firearm Licences” dated October 2016. Although there is a longstanding Firearms Act on the law books, it

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EDITORIAL: TOURISM FOR US

EDITORIAL: TOURISM FOR US

🕔13:14, 10.Oct 2016

      At a time when our country needs a serious influx of revenue, our Government has chosen to waive taxes due from Cap Juluca to the tune of seventeen million dollars. This decision has left many disgruntled, particularly

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EDITORIAL: TIME FOR INVESTMENT & DEVELOPMENT

EDITORIAL: TIME FOR INVESTMENT & DEVELOPMENT

🕔11:06, 3.Oct 2016

    Whenever there are investors visiting Anguilla, or any encouraging word about new investment or development in our island, one sometimes tends to get overly excited and even goose bumps. This is understandable from the viewpoint that we are

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Editorial: VICTORY OR DELAY

Editorial: VICTORY OR DELAY

🕔11:15, 26.Sep 2016

      In November 2015, I penned an editorial, captioned “We are at a defining moment,” which outlined and offered my perspective on the contents of a letter from Chief Minister the Honourable Victor Banks to then UK Prime

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EDITORIAL: FAMILY LAW BILLS MAY GET SMOOTH PASSAGE

EDITORIAL: FAMILY LAW BILLS MAY GET SMOOTH PASSAGE

🕔10:32, 19.Sep 2016

      The Domestic Violence Bill, which had a contentious long running delay before the Anguilla House of Assembly, was eventually passed after some concerns of the public were addressed by amendments or modifications. That legislation is part of

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EDITORIAL: NOWHERE TO LAND

EDITORIAL: NOWHERE TO LAND

🕔12:13, 12.Sep 2016

    Just the other day, I visited my friend Petty at his home in Pond Ground. I found him displaced by his grandsons who had hijacked his computer and were busy watching you tube videos about making paper planes.

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EDITORIAL: THE SEASON NOBODY LIKES

EDITORIAL: THE SEASON NOBODY LIKES Updated

🕔10:59, 6.Sep 2016

    Right now, the people of Anguilla are languishing under the strain of a basically impoverished economy and a main reason is that the time has come again for the island’s vital tourism industry to be temporarily shut down

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EDITORIAL: RENDER UNTO CAESAR

EDITORIAL: RENDER UNTO CAESAR

🕔09:10, 29.Aug 2016

      Nobody likes to pay taxes. In fact there is a booming industry of experts who make a living helping persons to avoid paying taxes. Many of us will remember the Bible story of Zaccheus who was a

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“CART BEFORE THE HORSE”

“CART BEFORE THE HORSE” Updated

🕔10:08, 22.Aug 2016

    The above is one of the common idioms which, for ages, lent colour, expression, and interpretative meaning to many of the sayings in our modern languages. In this particular case, above, it is simply an analogy for doing

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EDITORIAL: JAM DONE.  LIFE GONE.

EDITORIAL: JAM DONE. LIFE GONE.

🕔11:24, 15.Aug 2016

      Another Summer Festival is over. Another life has been lost. Another mother weeps for her son. Another child is fatherless. Another plea for peace. Another finger points at the police. Another eye witness will remain silent. Another

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