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Is Belize still dependent after 39 years: Independence and drastic change is needed to...

By Wellington C Ramos Our country of Belize received its independence from Great Britain on September 21, 1981, yet, many of our people are living...

The absence of evidence theory

By Karl Salmon I recalled as an 8-year-old child in Jamaica holding my mother’s hand while walking along the side of a water drain known...

The View from Europe: The pandemic offers the opportunity to transform tourism’s role

By David Jessop Despite the understandable desire by some in tourism to talk up a ‘return to normal’, it is hard to avoid the conclusion...

The blood of the nation be on their hands

By Denys Springer Adam Swift wrote: “People who think properly and have appropriate relevant information are more autonomous than those who can’t or don’t.” How...

New Simón Bolívar institute for peace and solidarity among peoples: A refreshing contribution from...

By Arnold August The founding of the Simón Bolívar Institute for Peace and Solidarity Among Peoples on September 6, 2020, marks a new political milestone. In...

Has the time come for Caribbean Republics? 

By Sir Ronald Sanders In 1994, shortly after Antigua and Barbuda and Cuba established diplomatic relations, Fidel Castro and Antigua and Barbuda’s prime minister, Lester...

Guyana’s STEM opportunity

By Dr Terrence Blackman ExxonMobil recently announced its 18th offshore discovery in Guyana at the Redtail-1 well. This discovery adds to the previously estimated recoverable...

The View from Europe: Time to repurpose the Caribbean public sector

By David Jessop Over the last twelve months the Caribbean has been able to demonstrate through the ballot box that its democracies remain strong. Despite flaws...

Mathematics and national success

By G. A. Dwyer Astaphan The countries of the world are ranked on the United Nations Human Development Index using criteria such as life expectancy,...

Guyana’s keys to success: Diversification of the economy and much-needed transparency

By Arthur Deakin As ExxonMobil announces its 18th discovery off the coast of Guyana, the amount of recoverable oil in the small South American nation...

Education: A gateway out of poverty

Sponsored By Dr Alphonsus St Rose – Independent candidate – Choiseul/Saltibus Constituents of Choiseul/Saltibus, people of Saint Lucia. It is with great interest and yet a sense...

A green recovery of Latin America and the Caribbean is possible and necessary 

By Carlos Felipe Jaramillo The climate crisis in our region is not going away. Climate, like the COVID-19 crisis, takes the greatest toll on the...

Cabinet ‘government’ in St Lucia: A prime ministerial playground

By Denys Springer There is a significant change in the operation of the Cabinet system of government under prime minister Allen Chastanet. Ideal, Cabinet is...

Guatemalans – Mexicans and other Central Americans historical, ethical and family ties

By Wellington C Ramos Centuries before the Spanish, British and other European countries came to this part of the world in 1492 and the territories...

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