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Why CARICOM had no national for OAS top job

By Sir Ronald Sanders Readers of Barbados newspapers were exposed recently to the views of John Beale, one of the country’s former ambassadors to the...

The View from Europe: Can a negotiated settlement be reached in Venezuela?

By David Jessop On Thursday last, the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo proposed a new approach to the political crisis that continues to grip...

China, the Caribbean and the West: Serving whose interest?

By Sir Ronald Sanders Caribbean countries are being warned by the government of the United States of America and US writers that they should limit...

The View from Europe: WTO’s future in doubt – no easy answers for the...

By David Jessop In the slow news period between Christmas and the new year, the Financial Times (FT) published a chart that graphically illustrated how...

Contest for OAS Secretary-General: The Caribbean’s interest

By Sir Ronald Sanders The contest for the post of Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS) is now well and truly joined. The election...

The government of Trinidad and Tobago did not give careful consideration to the ‘Decriminalization’...

By Akilah Holder It has to be that the government of Trinidad and Tobago takes the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago for fools. It has...

Are cultural destinations becoming more difficult to reach?

By R.D. Miller A good reason to travel: Each new year some potential travelers will receive a pre-selected vacation destination whether unsolicited or subscribed. These global...

A weak, worn-out Caribbean will not serve its people in 2020

By Sir Ronald Sanders As 2019 ends and the New Year dawns, the world faces a troubling period of uncertainty. This precariousness will affect international...

The View from Europe: Implementation – A Christmas message for the Caribbean?

By David Jessop Taken at face value, the outcome of Britain’s December 12 general election could not have been clearer. The substantial parliamentary majority obtained...

Grenada needs an official opposition in the lower house of parliament

By Hudson George During the month of November 2019, the Grenada parliament met in session to present the budget for the year 2020.  In the...

CARICOM finds its winning voice

By Sir Ronald Sanders It is a valid criticism of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries that they have more often failed than succeeded in coordinating...

The View from Europe: Cayman cruise pier a matter of regional environmental significance

By David Jessop Regional news coverage can be patchy. While electoral politics, national economic performance, and crime from across the Caribbean are regularly reported and...

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