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CARICOM’s role as Haitian crisis worsens

By Sir Ronald Sanders On February 20, the UN Security Council received a grim report of deteriorating human rights and collapsing rule of law in...

The effect of students’ loan debt on the Caribbean shores

By R.D. Miller Numerous nations around the world sometimes introduce rules and regulations that can be linked to another nation. Some, may not fit all...

The View from Europe: CARICOM heads have the answers: But can they deliver?

By David Jessop One of the more interesting aspects of the recently ended heads of government meeting, was the positive tone of the remarks made...

2020: A key year to meet climate goals and prevent spiralling hunger

By Maria Fernanda Espinosa  - The Caribbean candidate for Secretary-General of the Organisation of American States (OAS). This year is pivotal for the future of...

The View from Europe: A region-wide debate on Caribbean oil and gas is overdue

The Caribbean’s economic and political balance and influence will change as new energy-rich nations emerge. David Jessop argues that the implications require greater region-wide...

The critical role of small and medium-sized enterprises in an oil economy

By Wayne Forde As an oil and gas producing nation, Guyana may face challenges that other oil and gas producing countries encountered in the early...

Guyana – Venezuela and international law

By Sir Ronald Sanders Global attention towards Guyana has focussed on the current campaigning for general elections due on March 2. Reports indicate a vigorous...

The Papageno effect

By Annan Boodram – The Caribbean Voice Researchers have shown that even subtle changes in language can change reality (Borowditsky, 2011). Words can construct a...

Lima Group meets in Gatineau: Trudeau consolidates his position as main Trump ally

By Arnold August The Lima Group will meet in Gatineau on February 20, across the river from Ottawa’s Parliament Hill. The group was originally established...

‘Just Mercy’ and Justice don’t exist in Alabama

By Stephen Cooper The chance of there being “just mercy” for Nathaniel Woods facing lethal injection on March 5 for the killing of three Birmingham...

What should Guyana learn from Singapore-without oil?

By Wayne Forde Many Guyanese often compare Guyana’s progress to that of Singapore; and although there are some similarities between Guyana and Singapore, there are...

The Guyanese Diaspora: Cautiously Optimistic – Part 1

“It is a momentous event which we should commemorate with perpetuity. Every Guyanese will benefit. No one will be left behind … the good...

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