BY R.D. Whose fault is the ricochet? Locals, visitors, and expatriates are all concerned about the continued deterioration of many portions of the Caribbean landscape as a result of violence and economic uncertainty. Ongoing reported violent crime against humanity does not discriminate against clergy, women, famous artists children, counselors, law enforcement officers, teachers, sports icons,Continue reading “‘Balancing Public Safety and Economic Inequality: An Ongoing Battle on a Few Troubled Caribbean Islands’”
Let’s admit fellas, how many of us recognize that it was International Men’s Day. It focuses on men’s health; gender relations and the importance of male role models/promotes positive languages of masculinity.
COVID-19, according to economists, has caused a threefold economic shock when compared to the 2008 financial crisis.
Is it time for Ras to pass through the leadership house in order to bring in a new way of governance, a new generation of leaders that aim for inclusion, peace, and economic prosperity for all?
Managing today’s challenges; social- disadvantage marginalization, inequality, socio-economic issues, requires one to be brutally honest with yourself, friends, leaders, community to take action.
The inoculation for many Latin America and the Caribbean, and even African nations; the decades of disparities and social disadvantage in medicine will not be erased overnight.
BY R.D. The humanity of education: The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching consequences beyond the transmission of disease and attempts at quarantine or social distance. Thousands of people have been made unemployed, companies have gone out of business, or sales have decreased dramatically. The unknown consequences of more than a million people dying and anContinue reading “COVID-19: The long-term socio-economic gap facing poor and developing countries.”
BY. R.D. The unexpected phone call, but will it create momentum? After the killing of George Floyd, an African American, in a police interaction in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a global social consciousness erupted, accompanied by large protests. Many organizations, led by Black Lives Matter use the occasion to seek a wide reversal of laws and policiesContinue reading “Is there a time in the Caribbean for racial equality, economic fairness, and justice from slavery?””
BY R.D. This, like others before it, is an unfinished canvas and a variety of colored bags: Approximately three million people will vote on September 3, 2020, on whether or not to replace the locks or return the keys, and whose party color they will wear for the next four years, while they weigh aContinue reading “The color of governance: Jamaica’s 2020 Election: Choosing between a rock and a hard place`”
BY RD Miller The hazy mirror that revealed the past: In the Caribbean and other impoverished and emerging countries, the glass ceiling may have shattered, but it remains intact. This is a watershed moment in which political groups are discussing who is best positioned to lead them out of violent crime, endemic poverty, and aContinue reading “The elephant is still in the room: Women leaders in the Caribbean and the silent struggle`”