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Where’s the Prince of Denmark?

Island Editorial Some state media organs say a CID probe into the abduction of Keith Noyahr, in May 2008, while he was the Deputy Editor to The Nation, is nearing completion. The CID is closing in on the masterminds of that crime, we are told. They have mentioned several telephone calls, allegedly made and received … Continue reading

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The end of an era in Cuba

Daily Mirror Editorial On April 19, President Raul Castro stepped down from his position as President of Cuba. The National Assembly swore in Diaz-Canel, the 57-year-old vice president as President of Cuba. It marked a generational shift. For the first time since Marxist revolutionaries seized power in the island nation, the country will be led … Continue reading

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Hard facts on “Beach Tourism”

Mirissa just one straw in dangerous wind (Original Title)  Island Editorial Sri Lanka is not the only country in the world that responds reactively rather that proactively or preemptively to major incidents. This is exemplified by the moving and shaking that we have seen after the recent incidents in Weligama following, first the sexual harassment … Continue reading

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Barbarians on beaches

Island Editorial Northern terrorism is, thankfully, a thing of the past, but, sadly, southern terrorism is on the rise. Underworld figures, with political connections, remain above the law and terrorise hapless men, women and children, with impunity. It was thought that the law and order situation would improve considerably after the 2015 regime change, but … Continue reading

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