The column's author, Leonard Tim Hector, has been the recipient of numerous awards for his contribution to Journalism, Sports and Education.
Respected internationally for his incisive and thought-provoking articles, as Editor of the Outlet Newspaper, he is renown for his investigative reports and has won acclaim the world over for such investigative work as the exposure of Space Research Corporation (SRC) in sending arms to South Africa, and the transhipment of guns via Antigua to Medellin Cartel in Columbia. For his journalistic work PEN, an international writers' organization gave him an award. A most fitting tribute by a most prestigious body.
The biggest risk of this virus appears to be that the health care system will be overloaded rapidly with persons in critical condition if the virus spreads widely and quickly.
Once that happens, people will get less than adequate care, medical personnel will be overworked and overexposed, and in worst scenarios which are happing in some zones in Italy, right now, people with a low chance of survival will be effectively turned away for immediate critical care if they need it.
Columbus during the Saint Mary phase of his second voyage went on a spree of naming every island he saw after the virgin Mary: Santa Maria de la Galante, Santa Maria de la Montserrat, Santa Maria de la Antigua, and finally, Santa Maria de la Redonda--Saint Mary the Round.
This paper aims to dissect and analyze the relationship between the twin-island state and the Asian superpower to see who exactly is the biggest benefactor. Antigua and China’s economic histories are explored. This paper finds that although both parties benefit, Antigua’s benefits are in the economic short-run with very little long-term benefit. China benefits stronger from diplomatic power within the Latin American and Caribbean region.