Reviews

Jane The Virgin

Netflix (5 seasons)Reviewed by Alan Bolwell The television serial format, telenovela, is the Latino equivalent of soap-opera; with more passion, more drama, doppelgangers, long-lost twin siblings, lovers, rivals, mortal enemies, shootings, comas, amnesia, mysteries… and of course, cliff-hangers. All of…
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Politics

Indicative?

Perhaps ‘indicative’ was too strong a word to describe a series of votes taken by MPs to find an alternative Brexit strategy. After twice rejecting the government’s plan, MPs have failed to determine any alternative put to the house by…
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News

Resigned

Local Hastings Borough councillor Dany Louise has resigned from the Labour ; In her resignation letter dated 13th February addressed to Council leader Peter Chowney, Cllr Louise accused the party leadership of making the Labour Party “a welcoming environment for…
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Politics

Venezuela in Brief

Rather than using ballot boxes, Venezuela uses an electrical voting ballot: to begin with, there is no doubt whatever about that. Since 1998, elections in Venezuela have been automated (using touch-screen DRE voting machines which provide a Voter Verified Paper…
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