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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 View from Europe: Can mineral extraction ever be environmentally acceptable?

By David Jessop In August, the price of gold reached a record high of US$2,073 per ounce. It did so as investors concerned about the...

The future of Belize at risk in the upcoming general election

By Wellington C. Ramos According to the constitution of Belize, every five years the prime minister has the power vested in him or her to...

Reflections on Dominica 2019 general election results

By Rupert Sorhaindo The 2019 general elections have come and gone, and all the Observer Missions have concluded in their preliminary reports, that the results...

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...

The colonial mentality of Saint Lucia’s economic development minister

By Victor Poyotte A recent statement by Guy Joseph, the United Workers Party (UWP) government minister, responsible for economic development, that he supports Saint Lucia...

The elephant is still in the room: Woman leaders in the Caribbean

By R.D. Miller The glass ceiling in the Caribbean may have had a few cracks, but it is still unbroken; and a time when communities...

Tourism Matters: Brexit and the Caribbean tourism industry

By Adrian Loveridge This week’s column comes from within the United Kingdom with the continued Brexit debacle hanging a massive question mark and uncertainty, over...

The COVID-19 era claims three men in Grenada

By Dr Neals J Chitan During the past three months of the COVID-19 era, the island nation of Grenada has recorded three suicides, plunging scores...

A tale of two neighbours 

By Sir Ronald Sanders Recent electoral events in Guyana and Suriname, which border each other on the north-eastern coast of the South American continent, display...

The View from Europe: Time to transform the CSME and CARICOM

By David Jessop In the last few days Barbados’ prime minister, Mia Mottley, has reiterated her belief that to progress the region must make the...

Masquerade by Venezuelan academics to avoid rule of law

By Sir Ronald Sanders My less than 1,000 words commentary, on the case before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) between Guyana and Venezuela, provoked...

Something wicked this way comes

  By Indranie Deolall “By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes” is the chilling line from a rhyming couplet by William Shakespeare...

Golden opportunity for Guyana’s energy grid

By Arthur Deakin The Hinterland communities, as they are known locally in Guyana, are vast plains in the country’s interior that house roughly 20 percent...

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