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Electing ‘thieves’ but expecting them to behave like ‘angels’

By Denys Springer Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba reasoned that “we cannot continue to elect thieves but expect them to behave like angels.” He was referring...

Africa goes digital

By Cristina Duarte In rebuilding after COVID-19, policymakers must invest in innovative technology to leapfrog obstacles to inclusive development. Africa has enjoyed strong economic growth for...

The View from Europe: Homeporting, the cruise lines, and the Caribbean

By David Jessop Will the decision by several US cruise lines to homeport in the Caribbean this summer become a permanent fixture, or is it...

Garifuna people have rights to their lands in the southern part of Belize

By Wellington C. Ramos The British Crown under the leadership of King George III was responsible for the forced removal of our Garifuna people from...

The tragedy of Palestine

By Donald Ramotar On Monday May 10, clashes between Palestinians and Israelis erupted once again. The reason for the clashes this time was due to the...

A state of emergency

By Indranie Deolall Increasingly irate about unruly residents who refused to obey lockdown measures, several short-tempered Italian mayors, last year March, finally went on the...

St Lucia harbours a government without scruples

By Denys Springer The Devine Rights of Kings written by the British Philosopher Thomas Hobbes is currently a reference to the political philosophy that describes...

Vaccine refusal is as dangerous a pandemic as COVID-19 

By Sir Ronald Sanders Vaccine refusal is fast becoming as dangerous to human health and to economies as the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2019, even before the...

Financing of African economies

Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva's remarks at Summit on the Financing of African Economies By Kristalina Georgieva Africa’s leaders and Africa’s friends have a common objective. For...

Bousquet’s Bulletin: Bountiful opportunities belie challenges for future of Caribbean-Chinese ties

By Earl Bousquet Every birthday since 2004, I envision exciting things about the possible future of ties between China and Taiwan and between Caribbean nations...

The View from Europe: The future of CARICOM

By David Jessop The appointment of Dr Carla Barnett as the next Secretary-General of CARICOM should be an inflection point; a moment when the institution,...

President Biden: Do the right thing

By Donald Ramotar Sir Winston Churchill, the most famous of British prime ministers, once said that you can always depend on the Americans to do...

Clean and Green: The new economy set to transform the Caribbean

By Deodat Maharaj A new economic turn Seismic shifts are taking place in the global economic architecture as countries accelerate efforts to transition clean and green...

The Malgre Tout mentality

By Indranie Deolall In 2014, the South Florida Business Journal briefly reported that the foreclosed 300-unit Whispering Isles apartment complex in popular Pompano Beach, not...

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