Archive for the ‘ Our Islands ’ Category

 

Yours or Mine

October 1st, 2005 by Alfonso Ebanks

Yours or Mine

I know that at least once in your lifetime you’ve heard someone say, or maybe you’ve said it yourself, “I’d rather see it go to waste than to give it to him.” These kinds of expressions should not surprise anyone, as they are a true reflection of the

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Truth Universal

September 1st, 2005 by Alfonso Ebanks

Truth Universal

The fast disappearing of the essence and the value of truth in our modern society is a clear indication of the progressive degradation and the slow erosion of our once held high moral values.
In the times that we now live truth has been relegated to

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The Time is Now

August 1st, 2005 by Alfonso Ebanks

The Time is Now

In this election year the political machine of this country has been activated and is akin to a large hibernating animal that is slowly awaking from a deep slumber. The promises have begun to fill the airways, and right along with the promises there’s

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The Good & The Bad

July 1st, 2005 by Alfonso Ebanks

The Good & The Bad

In these hard times there seems to be a lot more animosity between people who otherwise lived with the appearance of harmony or at least tolerance of each other. Some one once made the comment that -tough times brings out the worse in us all- this statement

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A Mother’s Love

June 1st, 2005 by Alfonso Ebanks

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The Human Animal

May 1st, 2005 by Alfonso Ebanks

The Human Animal

For many centuries man has been trying to divorce himself from the animal kingdom. Even today there are only a few people that will admit that we as a species are nothing special and that the only two things that we have different than the other mammals

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SUB-Culture

April 1st, 2005 by Alfonso Ebanks

SUB-Culture

The word culture is derived from the old Latin word colere, which literally means to cultivate. As described in Funk and Wagnall’s, the word has a few different meanings, but as it applies to anthropology the meaning is: The patterns of behavior and thinking

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Smiles Aren’t Free

March 1st, 2005 by Alfonso Ebanks

Smiles Aren’t Free

A while ago, I made a trip to Honduras to take care of some business I had pending at the Embassy of the United States of America. Upon arriving to the mainland, I was told that the flight to Tegus would be delayed because the airport was closed due to

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The Imperfect Candidate

February 1st, 2005 by Alfonso Ebanks

The Imperfect Candidate

On February 20, the major political parties of this country will hold their primary elections and, like all primaries, these elections will determine the candidates for the next general elections. Our next general election will be sometime in November

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On The Way Out

January 1st, 2005 by Alfonso Ebanks

On The Way Out

For the last dozen years or so, I’ve noticed that whenever we have a legal holiday, some of our young men dress themselves in Halloween-type rubber masks; they take to the streets with some sort of truncheon and commence to extort money from citizens,

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