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REMNANTS OF COLONIALISM

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At a Press conference last month, Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles conceded that governments around the region have given the appearance of preferring outside consultants over their own. Now while Sir Hilary says this perception of “outside being better” is slowly fading away, one man says this is pervasive- and get this- within the judiciary. Everisitus Jn. Marie, a former Commissioner of the Regional Judicial, and Legal Services Commission of the Caribbean Court of Justice, charges that we in the Caribbean have no faith in our people. In the wake of a failed referenda in Grenada and Antigua, Jn. Marie told Miguel Fevrier that the vestiges of our colonial past still remain.

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