Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Commentary

The wider implications of the Golding report

By David Jessop There will likely be much written in the coming weeks about the detail contained in the long-awaited Golding Report reviewing Jamaica's Relations...

Structure not ad-hoc agendas key to US-Caribbean relations

By Sir Ronald Sanders Much has been said about the government of the United States of America (US) cutting off aid to countries which do...

COMMENTARY – Movie making can offer major development gains

By David Jessop Making movies is big business. The amounts spent on a production can be substantial, running into hundreds of millions of dollars. For...

COMMENTARY – Ending 50 years of Venezuela and Guyana contention

By Sir Ronald Sanders The decision by the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, to refer the 51-year old contention between Guyana-Venezuela to the International Court of...

COMMENTARY – The US, China and the Caribbean

By David Jessop Just over two weeks ago CARICOM issued a statement that was probably without precedent in its long relationship with the United States. It...

COMMENTARY – Is the OAS putting its credibility in doubt?

By Sir Ronald Sanders Not for the first time, the Organization of American States (OAS) is in danger of reinforcing the widely-held view that it...

COMMENTARY – Oil, the environment and the Caribbean

By David Jessop Earlier this month Exxon announced that it had made a major new oil find off Guyana. It was, it said, the largest...

BARBADOS – Rants and Reason with Andwele Boyce

Yesterday afternoon I watched the latest episode of the INO Podcast, a production hosted by Marcus Myers and Kofi Jones.  This was not the...

Op-Ed – Exploring new spaces for cooperation between Latin America and the Caribbean and...

By Alicia Bárcena The Second Ministerial Meeting of the Forum of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and China, which will be...

STRONGER TOGETHER: Fiscal sustainability within the reach of OECS nations

By Kimberly Waithe and Shamar Blenman To say that the Caribbean has faced challenging developments particularly in the last decade is an understatement. Despite this,...