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Mark Wilson

Sunday, December 21, 2014
​I first went to Cuba in December 1991. That was two years after the fall of communism in eastern Europe and the end of subsidised Russian oil.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
​Joan McCarthy, 67 years old, breaks down in tears at Jamaica’s Tivoli Gardens enquiry last Tuesday. She told how police killed her great-nephew and son-in-law. Proceedings paused for 20 minutes.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
​It’s polling season. Nigel Henry’s Solution by Simulation poll in last Sunday’s Express was a fine start to the crop—plenty interesting questions, and a few hints at an answer.
Sunday, November 30, 2014
​Right now, they’re world news. A week ago, Birgid and Hubertus Keil were just people…a happy, well-liked German couple who spent six months of their year in Tobago.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
​For Caribbean business, telecoms is the biggest missed opportunity since independence.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Things looked bad when caterers were told on Monday morning to cancel the members’ lunch, just ahead of the National Assembly’s first planned sitting since July.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
​Expect some drama tomorrow. Guyana’s National Assembly is due to meet, for the first time in four months. The president, Donald Ramotar, looks nervy.
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Guyana’s opposition parties want an early debate on a no-confidence vote, which if passed would trigger an early election.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Ebola: 10 multi-choice questions
Sunday, October 19, 2014
The “forest-fire” scenarios are terrifying: 1.5 million deaths by early next year. We need a bit of panic. But there are two sorts.