The truth about Barbados’s transition to a republic is as follows: It wouldn’t have happened without Mia Mottley.

Barbados’s prime minister has a massive parliamentary majority, a clear idea about the need to dump the monarchy and is not worried about giving democratic legitimacy to a new head of state…

Read the petroleum trails just as you would the tea leaves. The Gulf Arab states aren’t overwhelmingly stumping up for Jared Kushner’s new investment company, Affinity Partners. (Click here, here and here to read earlier blogs about Jared Kushner during Donald Trump’s presidency.)

That, more than America’s domestic politics, tells…

Earlier this month, a missing teenage girl was rescued from a car in Kentucky when a passing driver noticed her making a hand gesture that has been popularised on TikTok as a signal of domestic distress.

This was the most high-profile instance of the hand signal’s successful use and has…

Rashmee Roshan Lall

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