Saturday, November 25, 2017
Commentary

Commentary

OP-ED – How to build back better after a hurricane with the next one...

By Irwin LaRocque and Achim Steiner Imagine relocating the entire population of your country in the face of a colossal hurricane and two months later...

COMMENTARY – The CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference: Towards a New Paradigm?

By Rebecca Theodore While one  of the contemporary objectives of CARICOM’s role in the  Caribbean  is concentrated on enhanced co-operation of   member  states’ foreign  economic ...

COMMENTARY – The Sandals saga: Too many contradictions

By Angus Jones There’s a saying that ‘you can fool some of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the...

COMMENTARY – Caribbean governments and private sector should consult

By Sir Ronald Sanders The absence of meaningful consultation between governments and private sector organisations in the Caribbean is leading to the implementation of externally-driven...

COMMENTARY – The future of Caribbean sugar

By David Jessop In a few days’ time, CARICOM’s Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) will meet. Among the topics that Ministers and officials will...

COMMENTARY – Small states must insist on rights to Climate Change compensation

By Sir Ronald Sanders Caribbean small states should be readying themselves for a major joint push to make the 23rd session of the Conference of...

COMMENTARY – Russian interest in the Caribbean continues to grow

By David Jessop On October 10, a report appeared in the Russian media indicating that Russia and Suriname are close to signing a military cooperation...

COMMENTARY – The effect of a strong President Xi in the Caribbean

By Sir Ronald Sanders On 24 October, at its 19th Party Congress in Beijing, China’s Communist Party formally elevated President Xi Jinping to the revered...

COMMENTARY – An economic case for legalizing marijuana

By Heather Cole High levels of unemployment have always been prevalent in Barbados. The high unemployment rates in the 1930’s and the early 1970’s impacted...

POLITICAL LUNACY! Category six hurricane Gaston Browne about to hit Antigua-Barbuda

By Glendon Phillip Sensing that his political future is in doubt after his lacklustre performance, Antiguan Prime Minister Gaston Browne is desperate, threatening now to...
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