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Things I’ve Learnt During the COVID-19 Crisis – So Far

In Jamaica 1. That public hospitals continue to be in a dire state, despite all the outlandish pr statements of health modernisation by politicians. It was staggering to hear Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie – Chief Medical Officer (CMO) – state that there … Continue reading

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My People of 2019

People include in no particular order: Nana Akufo-Addo (President of Ghana) – “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” Given black Caribbean’s historical links to West Africa, President Akufo Addo’ decision to visit the Caribbean and sign visa-waiver agreements was a major … Continue reading

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The Brexit Election – Winners & Losers

The numbers are in Conservative: wins 365 seats (+ 47) Labour: 203 (-59) SNP: 48 (+13) Lib Dems: 11 (-1) DUP: 8 (-2) Sinn Féin: 7 (no change) SDLP: 2 (+2) Alliance Party: 1 (+1) Green Party 1 (no change) … Continue reading

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UK General Election: A Case for Corbyn, Please, No More Boris

Case Closed on Boris and the Conservative Party The Conservative Party has had ten years of power and it is time for the UK electorate to trust something else. The Conservative governments of this decade have been insensitive, hateful, reckless, … Continue reading

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Boris the PM – Bust by Halloween?

When Boris Johnson first became Mayor of London in 2008, I was dismayed. Imagine my disbelief now that he is the UK’s new prime minister. Undeserving. Boris has been around UK media circles for decades. His clowning personality made him … Continue reading

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Conservative Leadership Race to Downing Street – Short Term Let?

The very first thing that struck me about the ongoing British Conservative Party leadership contest was the poor standard of candidates. When I think back to some of previous leadership races such as the Hurd-Major-Heseltine race of 1990 this current … Continue reading

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Theresa May is Going – No Weeping & Wailing on Downing Street

Theresa May is finally resigning from her roles as Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader. How May managed to survive for nearly an entire decade to inflict her ill-fated policies and poor leadership on the UK (as Home Secretary & … Continue reading

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Cameron Conquers Commons, Sturgeon Stampedes Scotland

When Ed Miliband defeated his older brother David for the Labour leadership I said to a Whitehall colleague “they’ve just picked the wrong Miliband” and shook my head. When the Liberal Democrats took the Chief Secretary to the Treasury post … Continue reading

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