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Using the OAS to promote discord over Cuba

By Sir Ronald Sanders Much has been written about a meeting, convoked by the present Chair of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American...

Taiwan’s Haiti ties in spotlight after president Moïse’s assassination

By I-wei Jennifer Chang  I-wei Jennifer Chang is a research fellow at the Global Taiwan Institute On July 8, a group of armed men broke into Taiwan’s...

The road to recovery and resilience: Supporting enterprises at the backbone of Caribbean economies

By Deodat Maharaj The United Nations commemorated Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) day on June 27. This day dedicated to MSMEs is to recognise...

Bousquet’s Bulletin: #SOS Saint Lucia; will voters save or cave fair Helen?

By Earl Bousquet Will the island’s estimated 175,000 voters today cast their ballots to ‘Save Our Saint Lucia’ (S.O.S.), or will they further cave the...

Guyana’s natural resources fund must not model Kazakhstan’s

By Arthur Deakin Historically, countries that discover large amounts of natural resources, such as oil or gold, tend to create a Sovereign Wealth Fund to...

In praise of a black Caribbean woman 

By Sir Ronald Sanders CARICOM should be proud of the success of a Caribbean woman who was at the center of the effort to manage...

Indigenous people who side with political parties and government are causing grave harm

By Wellington C. Ramos When the Europeans travelled from Europe to other parts of the world, their main objective was to slaughter the native people...

A collapsing UWP administration leadership triumvirate

By Victor Poyotte In my early studies on public administration, I was exposed to the concepts of de-jure and de-facto leadership. In this article, I...

QCAANY Guyana Oil and Gas symposium report: Part I

By Dr Terrence R. Blackman On June 09, 2021, ExxonMobil announced newly identified, high-quality hydrocarbon-bearing reservoirs below the original Longtail-1 at Longtail-3 offshore Guyana. The...

Bousquet’s Bulletin: The ‘Hot Potato’ nomination day surprise that never was

By Earl Bousquet Friday, July 16, reaffirmed that you never know exactly how many candidates will finally be contesting a general election until after nomination...

Using oil to diversify Guyanese foreign policy, starting with India

By Wazim Mowla Amid increasing US rhetoric about competing with China in Latin America and the Caribbean, Guyana should use its newfound oil reserves to...

Cuba could help US normalize relations 

By Sir Ronald Sanders All may not be lost in the efforts to improve relations between the government of Cuba and the Biden administration in...

Bousquet’s Bulletin: New strategies and tactics yield unprecedented alliances for St Lucia’s general elections...

By Earl Bousquet The campaign for Saint Lucia’s general elections has just taken another turn, again demonstrating just how different the island’s 2021 national poll...

The importance of alliances and shared values in tackling new threats

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace at the American Enterprise Institute By Ben Wallace Evolving threats Since the establishment of this institution, the world has experienced much turbulence....

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