Published on Feb 19, 2015 National Integrity Action’s second documentary film, which focuses on aspects of Jamaican life where integrity has, and can continue to reap, rewards.
I share the following thoughts on the two year election which was eventually held on Monday 16th February 2015. 1. Political tribalism is still as bad as it ever was in St. Kitts and Nevis, as evidenced by the vicious nature of the election campaign and by the ruthless machinations of the electoral process. The… Read More
Three years ago, when my wife was pregnant with my first daughter, I had a dream in which my daughter who was ten years old appeared and was looking sad and crying. Things had deteriorated in St. Kitts-Nevis as crime was rampant, diseases and health issues were not being dealt with, and the structure of our schools had deteriorated and the standard of our education was at an all time low. Albeit we were boasting of the economic and physical achievements and developments in our midst. Then she said to me, “Daddy, if you know better, that we can do better, why are you not speaking up? What are you doing to make St. Kitts-Nevis a better place for me and my generation?“ At that time, I had no idea that two ministers would have left the government, a MONC would have been put forward and not debated, and we would have become a rogue nation in terms of our disrespect for democracy and our Constitution, and be condemned by Canada and the USA for our sanction evasive Citizenship by Investment Program.
Published on Feb 5, 2013 National Integrity Action (NIA) is a not-for-profit organization that was launched in December 2011 with the objective of combatting corruption in Jamaica on a non-partisan basis. This film, produced by NIA, graphically details four episodes in Jamaica’s 50-year Post-Independence history, each of which speaks to how corruption undermines Jamaica’s achievements.
Audio of Commentary Charles Wilkin QC – “From Crisis to Crisis” The political crisis over the Motion of No Confidence now pending in the National Assembly for almost two years has shaken our democracy at its roots. It has highlighted three major ailments in that fragile democracy namely the inadequacy of the constitution, the overwhelming… Read More
I would like to extend my gratitude to Mr. Livingston Adolton Huggins for sharing this gem with us. I hope that we can find it as a community to come together again and continue its tradition for the benefit of our people. https://www.dropbox.com/l/LpnVrvIa0LFRhAIrz7zUTq?
Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there lived a young girl who was raped by one of the soldiers of an occupying force. She became pregnant and given the purity customs of her time, she was ostracised by her family and cast out by the community to fend for herself as… Read More
Bichara Sahely Yesterday at 3:25pm http://sahely.com/blog/2014/05/09/in-place-of-disunity-and-dissing-unity/ In Place of Disunity and ‘Dissing’ UNITY I am currently on vacation, and in between resting and spending time with family and friends, I have chosen to keep myself busy reflecting on what is transpiring in the land of my birth. I have taken time to research… SAHELY.COM Like… Read More
I am currently on vacation, and in between resting and spending time with family and friends, I have chosen to keep myself busy reflecting on what is transpiring in the land of my birth. I have taken time to research and to get a better understanding of the issues involved and I have even compiled… Read More
“No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.” Matthew 11:33 (NIV) Please find below a collection of writings as it pertains to constitutional and electoral reform… Read More