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January 5th, 2019
The role of a Backbencher

By Thomas C. Famous

Today, let us take a moment to speak about the role of the backbencher. For clarity, a backbencher would be those who are elected to parliament but are not yet government ministers.

November 20th, 2018
The ‘Pink Wave’ is coming

By Thomas C. Famous

Recently, I was having a conversation with a friend in relation to the Mid-term elections that were going on in the United States.

October 13th, 2018
Caribbean Politicians: Akierra Mary Deanne Missick of Turks and Caicos Islands

Thomas C. Famous

Over the last summer, I have had the privilege and honour to represent Bermuda during the 43rd annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) conference held in Cayman Islands June 16th-23rd.

September 9th, 2018
Reggae: Word, Sound & Power

Thomas C. Famous

“Look to Africa, for there a King will be crowned.” The Hon. Marcus Mosiah Garvey, prophesizing the coronation of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia.

August 26th, 2018
Cayman Kind—Pt II

Thomas C. Famous

Day Two of the 43rd Annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Caribbean Americas Atlantic Region conference, held in Grand Cayman June 16, 2018 to 23, 2018, saw delegates from around the Caribbean gather once again at the Marriott Hotel, for a day of presentations, discussion and debates.

August 13th, 2018
The British are coming!! The British are coming!!

Thomas C. Famous

“Cup Match is an event which marks the day that Bermuda was discovered by Admiral Sir George Somers, in 1609. It also marks Emancipation Day.”

August 2nd, 2018
"But be happy the Brits ended the slave trade"

Thomas C. Famous

A quote from someone upset about the way Britain has been portrayed about its role in the global slave trade. They attempt to make 'emancipation' sound as if this was an act of 'divine generosity,' on the part of the British.

July 10th, 2018
A Caribbean gathering

Thomas C. Famous

Recently,our sister Caribbean island of Grand Cayman served as the host for the 43rd Annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s (CPA) Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic (CAA) region conference. The conference ran from June 16th until June 23rd,2018.

June 29th, 2018
Cayman Kind Pt.1

Thomas C. Famous

Located approximately 450 miles, south or 90 minutes flying time from Miami, lies three beautiful sister islands of Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac; collectively known as ‘The Cayman Islands.’

June 27th, 2018
Time to discuss ‘Independence’—HoA Speaker Moses

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands –The decision by the United Kingdom (UK), calling on some of its Overseas Territories to establish registers of beneficial ownership, has re-ignited a new wave of independence debates.

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