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Editorial – A call to arms

There was a recent call by Prime Minister Gaston Browne for a “political ceasefire” among the country’s two main political parties in an effort for them to coalesce on the issue of the current COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating effect on…

Guest Editorial By Dr. Alfanso Jerry Simon

POINTS ON WHICH COVID-19 VACCINE TO TAKE… ‘pic sense outta nan sense’ ***Disclaimer: I do not profit financially from the sale or distribution of any particular vaccine. I am a licensed healthcare worker, but I am not a member of…

A standing ovation for India!

The previous two editorials published on Monday and Wednesday in PointeXpress expressed strong condemnation of and disappointment in the actions of Europe and North America in their attempts to hoard the world’s vaccines supply for…

Let’s talk about discipline

When many hear the word ‘discipline,’ it is common for the first association to be with a form of repressive control, such as in a school environment where coercion might be used to get students to comply with rules. While that is one sense…

Give Thanks

The season of Christmas is a time for celebrating the birth of our risen and ascended Lord, Jesus Christ. While there are those who may argue that the date is misplaced, there are few who would doubt the importance of the yuletide season in…

Now comes the hard part!

It’s the news that the world has been waiting for since March when COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. The US-based Center for Disease Control (CDC) is about to greenlight the use of the Pfizer vaccine. From…

Editorial – Is it worth it?

At a time when the Caribbean has had little to celebrate since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, the news that LIAT, the Antigua-based regional carrier, returned to a limited commercial schedule last week was indeed good…

Social Security: Victim of the pandemic 

On Thursday, scores of pensioners, angry over late payments from the Social Security Scheme (SSS), gathered outside the Office of the Prime Minister to protest. The group of pensioners and their supporters gathered to ventilate their…