Latest posts by Matthew Hunte
21 October 2014
Dictators Jean-Claude and Francois Duvalier never paid for their crimes while alive; indeed, the fact that justice was not served is still a thorn in the side of many Haitians.
14 October 2014
"Never mind the Caribbean, I don't believe the average resident of any of the developing countries...are as conscious of the issue as they should be."
9 October 2014
Holder is remembered for being one of the greatest artists Trinidad has produced, and a prominent member of a golden generation of artists who came of age in the 1950s.
4 October 2014
Recent online misadventures of Jamaica's state officials are an example of how social media are changing the way Caribbean politicians interact with the public.
26 September 2014
Jamaica's officials recently petitioned UNESCO, but the "lure of a $1.5 billion investment" has brought an about-face. Shackled to the IMF, the money might be too much to pass up.
16 September 2014
The no-holds-barred, muckraking blog had become both notorious and controversial among people interested in local politics -- and then it was blocked, without warning.
10 September 2014
"The Senate debates the Constitution Amendment Bill tomorrow and from tonight we’re going to be outside the Parliament keeping watch over what is left of our democracy."
3 September 2014
Violent crime in the country has been on the rise. The government, grappling with the problem, has not issued official crime statistics since the middle of last year.
27 August 2014
Patrick Manning doesn't want the Order of Trinidad and Tobago from current Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, who he accused of breaking proper award protocol and attacking him in the past.
22 August 2014
With general elections due next year, some suggest it is an attempt to boost the government's approval ratings before citizens go to the polls, while others see more sinister motives.