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WORLD VIEW: Time is overdue for correcting a foolish wrong

IT IS time that several nations, led in the Western Hemisphere by the US and Canada, correct a foolish wrong. Among those countries are two member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), namely Haiti and Jamaica.

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THE KDK REPORT: Thicker than water

FEAR is unpredictable. It can turn the brave into heroes or lay bare previously camouflaged cowardly traits for the world to see. But in our darkest hour and for a small few, the fear of the unknown can manifest courage so great it nearly defies explanation. Those are the stories that make headlines. It can also allow those willing to face the storm directly to channel their adversities with grace.

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INSIGHT: Ambitions unfulfilled and no sign things will get better any time soon

THE countdown clock has begun to the celebrations for Bahamian Independence – but as we reach that 49th anniversary, how is our nation faring?

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WORLD VIEW: Summit of the Americas was worth attending

AS beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, so is success or failure measured by the beneficiary or the overlooked. Summits of the Americas, from the time they were initiated by the administration of the US in 1994, have overlooked the Caribbean.

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INSIGHT: Gibson’s parliamentary future isn’t as cut and dried as some would have it

WITH a series of charges filed against Adrian Gibson, the question of whether he should remain as an MP has been in the air.

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THE KDK REPORT: A shallow grave

UNDER the cover of darkness, Anastasia and her family fled the bombing and gunfire now ravaging their homeland. No one in the car that evening could understand how they arrived at this point.

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INSIGHT: Cut crime by helping the children scarred by violence

WHEN a murder happens in a community, first responders race to the scene for two reasons – emergency medical personnel handle the victim while the police hunt down the perpetrator.

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INSIGHT: Blue Holes reveal today’s hurricane activity is nothing compared with the past

HURRICANES and Blue Holes? You may be wondering about the connection. Well, The Bahamas has the greatest concentration of blue holes in the world with “valuable long-term record” of the Atlantic hurricane activity dating back over five centuries.

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THE KDK REPORT: The North Star

GROWING up and living on a remote family island offers a wealth of peace and tranquility few outsiders can comprehend. With a small population, everyone on the island is either a family member or neighbour and there’s a genuine sense of community throughout the entire land.

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INSIGHT: Out of order, Madam Speaker

THE Speaker of the House took centre stage last week – and not in a good way.

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At last, faith in regionalism reignited by the crisis upon us

THE “Agri-Investment Forum”, held in Guyana from 19 to 21 May, was arguably the most successful engagement by CARICOM leaders in the last 15 years.

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THE KDK REPORT: This new horizon

WELL-KNOWN for its beautiful beaches and world-class museums, Niteroi is a city in the southeast region of Brazil, facing Rio de Janeiro and just across from Guanabara Bay. It is also the birthplace of one of my patients, who like so many others, has had to overcome more than her fair share of challenges.

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INSIGHT: US supplies the guns but it’s our people who won’t stop using them

The most obvious thing in the world to say this week is that America has a gun problem.

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INSIGHT: The invisible wave of COVID

A FRIEND tested positive for COVID-19 last week. He had to take a test ahead of travel, and hadn’t expected a positive result – but there it was. He was fully vaccinated, had the booster, and hadn’t felt ill at all, but still somewhere along the way he picked up the virus. It was, in his case, almost an invisible illness.

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THE KDK REPORT: A wrinkle or two

THROUGHOUT the course of history, we’ve all inherently benefited from the immeasurable sacrifices of our forefathers. Men and women who, through their contributions to the betterment of mankind, have made our lives infinitely easier.

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