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EDITORIAL : THE PEOPLE’S HERO

EDITORIAL : THE PEOPLE’S HERO Updated

🕔11:43, 26.Dec 2016

      Over three years ago, on the occasion of the 87th birthday of the Honourable James Ronald Webster, I wrote the following editorial: “I had the privilege last Friday, 1st March 2013, to be present at the Orealia

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EDITORIAL: LOOKING TOWARDS 2017

EDITORIAL: LOOKING TOWARDS 2017

🕔12:22, 12.Dec 2016

    On 5th December 2016, the Honourable Chief Minister delivered the budget address which gave the fiscal outlook for 2017, proposed expenditure and revenue measures and capital projects. I am sure many persons waited with bated breath to hear

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EDITORIAL : I CRY FOR ANGUILLA

EDITORIAL : I CRY FOR ANGUILLA Updated

🕔10:04, 28.Nov 2016

        I don’t know about you, but I keep wondering when our economy is going to turn around. It seems like every year it is the same chorus: the Government has no money; things tough; things slow;

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EDITORIAL: A VAST WASTED OCEAN TERRITORY

EDITORIAL: A VAST WASTED OCEAN TERRITORY

🕔12:41, 21.Nov 2016

      One of the important matters that the Anguilla delegation discussed in the margins of the just-ended Joint Ministerial Council meeting in London was the Government’s plans to develop the island’s fishing industry and improve or expand its

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EDITORIAL: Does the US Presidential Election matter to Anguilla?

EDITORIAL: Does the US Presidential Election matter to Anguilla?

🕔12:09, 14.Nov 2016

      Anguilla, like the rest of the world is paying a keen interest in the United States Presidential elections. It seems that more attention is paid to who becomes President of the United States than what happens in

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EDITORIAL: THANK YOU, FATHER OF THE NATION

EDITORIAL: THANK YOU, FATHER OF THE NATION

🕔11:45, 7.Nov 2016

      A young group of the Cadet Corps, from Campus B, attired in their uniform and bearing what may have been old models of Leinfield shotguns, stood rigidly and undeterred outside the Post Office in drenching rain –

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EDITORIAL: SPRINGTIME IN ANGUILLA

EDITORIAL: SPRINGTIME IN ANGUILLA

🕔10:43, 31.Oct 2016

      For a small island, like Anguilla, which, as the saying goes, “has all of its eggs in one basket”, it is a matter of much significance and relief that our tourism industry is back on track to

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EDITORIAL : HALF TRUTHS AND WHOLE LIES

EDITORIAL : HALF TRUTHS AND WHOLE LIES

🕔10:45, 24.Oct 2016

    If I were to post this editorial on Facebook, it probably would not get many likes and shares. In fact, it would probably be read and dismissed as not being juicy enough, if it was read at all.

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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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