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Of women and Shakespeare

Of women and Shakespeare By LARRY SMITH IT WAS not so long ago that women had few rights in western society. And even today, long after slavery was abolished in most of the world, many countries still treat women like chattel - a term that refers to mov

Politics on the Cayman Islands

GEORGE TOWN, the Cayman Islands - At a dinner party on Seven Mile Beach here, I asked a long-time resident (who serves on two public boards) for a briefing on the island's political parties. Curiously, he could not even recall their names. So the next day

Politics on the Cayman Islands

GEORGE TOWN, the Cayman Islands - At a dinner party on Seven Mile Beach here, I asked a long-time resident (who serves on two public boards) for a briefing on the island's political parties. Curiously, he could not even recall their names. So the next day

Politics on the Cayman Islands

GEORGE TOWN, the Cayman Islands - At a dinner party on Seven Mile Beach here, I asked a long-time resident (who serves on two public boards) for a briefing on the island's political parties. Curiously, he could not even recall their names. So the next day

Politics on the Cayman Islands

GEORGE TOWN, the Cayman Islands - At a dinner party on Seven Mile Beach here, I asked a long-time resident (who serves on two public boards) for a briefing on the island's political parties. Curiously, he could not even recall their names. So the next day

Politics on the Cayman Islands

GEORGE TOWN, the Cayman Islands - At a dinner party on Seven Mile Beach here, I asked a long-time resident (who serves on two public boards) for a briefing on the island's political parties. Curiously, he could not even recall their names. So the next day

Politics on the Cayman Islands

GEORGE TOWN, the Cayman Islands - At a dinner party on Seven Mile Beach here, I asked a long-time resident (who serves on two public boards) for a briefing on the island's political parties. Curiously, he could not even recall their names. So the next day

FNM READY FOR ELECTION FIGHT

FNM READY FOR ELECTION FIGHT By PAUL G TURNQUEST Chief Reporter pturnquest@tribunemedia.net THE FREE National Movement will ratify its full slate of 38 candidates tonight, signaling the official start of their 2012 general election campaign. The party'

Afghanistan increasingly looks like Iraq

Afghanistan increasingly looks like Iraq Afghanistan is not Iraq, US officials have been fond of saying from the first days of Barack Obama's presidency. The difference, they said, was that one war Obama inherited, in Afghanistan, was worth fighting whil

DON'T LISTEN TO THE MESSENGERS OF DOOM

DON'T LISTEN TO THE MESSENGERS OF DOOM THE SOUND bites being fired off by opposition politicians over the collapse of the Kerzner agreement with its Brookfield creditor gives the impression that they are intent -- in order to deal a mortal political blow

Survivor of the Holocaust tells how Schindler saved her life

Survivor of the Holocaust tells how Schindler saved her life During the entire period in which we worked for Director Schindler, he did everything possible to save the lives of the greatest possible number of Jews, in spite of the tremendous difficulties

Fears grow of Israeli attack on Iran

Fears grow of Israeli attack on Iran For the first time in nearly two decades of escalating tensions over Iran's nuclear programme, world leaders are genuinely concerned that an Israeli military attack on the Islamic Republic could be imminent -- an actio

Greece caves in on civil service firings

Greece caves in on civil service firings Greece's coalition government caved in to demands to cut civil service jobs, announcing 15,000 positions would go this year, amid mounting international pressure to agree on austerity measures needed to secure maj

Greece caves in on civil service firings

Greece caves in on civil service firings Greece's coalition government caved in to demands to cut civil service jobs, announcing 15,000 positions would go this year, amid mounting international pressure to agree on austerity measures needed to secure maj

Greece caves in on civil service firings

Greece caves in on civil service firings Greece's coalition government caved in to demands to cut civil service jobs, announcing 15,000 positions would go this year, amid mounting international pressure to agree on austerity measures needed to secure maj

No rejoicing for Caribbean travellers

By Sir Ronald Sanders Air transportation in the Caribbean has always been difficult. The news that a privately-owned, low-cost carrier, REDjet, has been forced to suspend its operations has made Caribbean air transportation even more problematic. Over th

Obama tested by events outside control

Obama tested by events outside control This is the economy election in the US, right? Tell that to the world. President Barack Obama is getting another dose of the reality of his job: the out-of-his-control events that shape whether he will keep it. He i

Obama tested by events outside control

Obama tested by events outside control This is the economy election in the US, right? Tell that to the world. President Barack Obama is getting another dose of the reality of his job: the out-of-his-control events that shape whether he will keep it. He i

Strike that stirred the nation

LAST Friday marked the 54th anniversary of the 1958 general strike, one of the seminal events of the modern Bahamas. On January 13 of that year, hundreds of public and private sector workers walked off their jobs, shutting down New Providence for almost t

Women's struggles in the Bahamas

Women's struggles in the Bahamas By JANET BOSTWICK IN the general elections in the Colony of The Bahama Islands in 1949, Mr Rufus Ingraham, the Member of Parliament for Inagua for two years, lost his bid to be re-elected. His wife, Mrs Mary Ingraham, t