• Change Cuba and the Internet (part 1)

    Opinion July 24, 2015 | 9:50 am

    In the last seven months much has been written about Cuba and the reopening of full diplomatic relations with the US. For the most part media interest has outpaced reality, demonstrating little und[...]

  • Make sure your freshman gets a Money-Smart college sta

    Opinion July 20, 2015 | 5:19 pm

    Does your college-bound freshman know how to handle money at school?

    Campus life can test even the most disciplined young adults on money matters. In the final weeks before you help your stud[...]

  • Climate change andthe Caribbean voice

    Opinion July 17, 2015 | 10:02 am

    Climate change is an issue on which the Caribbean hasevery reason to have its voice heard and be taken very seriously.

    Not only does its position on changing sea levels genuinelyreflect the [...]

  • The Future of banking

    Opinion July 14, 2015 | 2:51 pm

    Breakthrough technology will undoubtedly reshape thefuture of banking across the globe. Banks will change the way they do businessin order to minimize costs and enhance customer experience. Here ar[...]

  • Dominican capital’s street names reveal historic treason

    Opinion July 14, 2015 | 12:19 pm

    Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln, Tiradentes, John F. Kennedy, Charles de Gaulle, George Washington are certainly prominent figures in world history, worthy of respect and admiration.

    But e[...]

  • Making Summer more energy efficient

    Opinion July 13, 2015 | 10:39 am

    It's expected to be a hotter summer this year, but don't confine your money-saving efforts to the thermostat.

    The warm months can be the best time to focus on cutting year-round energy costs [...]

  • Recognising that tourism matters

    Opinion July 10, 2015 | 10:20 am

    When Caricom Heads of Government met in Barbados at the start of the month, their proceeding were dominated by a discussion of Venezuela’s unjustified claim to much of Guyana’s coastline and mo[...]

  • Building a back-to-school budget

    Opinion July 6, 2015 | 4:10 pm

    In 2014, Forbes reported that Accenture estimated (http://newsroom.accenture.com/images/20020/Graphic.pdf) that nearly half of respondents reported they would spend $500 or more on back-to-school e[...]

  • When tourism is the target

    Opinion July 3, 2015 | 9:18 am

    A little over a week ago at least 38 holidaymakers died on a beach in Tunisia, and many more were injured in an appalling terrorist attack aimed at killing visitors and damaging terminally that cou[...]

  • The Economy in this Caribbean island is booming

    Opinion July 2, 2015 | 10:03 am

    Dominican Republic's economy has the biggest growth potential in Latin America and the Caribbean. GDP growth in the first quarter of 2015 was 6.5%, much better than the 5% forecast (2015) and ranke[...]

  • Is Caribbean integration no longer practical?

    Opinion May 29, 2015 | 9:06 am

    Earlier this year, Owen Arthur, the former Prime Minister of Barbados, described the malaise that now affects much of the Anglophone Caribbean.

    Delivering the 15th Archibald Nedd Memorial Le[...]

  • Is Caribbean integration no longer practical?

    Opinion May 29, 2015 | 9:06 am

    Earlier this year, Owen Arthur, the former Prime Minister of Barbados, described the malaise that now affects much of the Anglophone Caribbean.

    Delivering the 15th Archibald Nedd Memorial Le[...]

  • FIFA debacle, Andrew Jennings and Dominican Today

    Opinion May 28, 2015 | 10:47 am

    "This week’s Fifa exposé is widely credited to the FBI and the tough US attorney general, Loretta Lynch. That they have brought about this crunch is welcome. It is also humiliating for [...]

  • FIFA debacle, Andrew Jennings and Dominican Today

    Opinion May 28, 2015 | 10:47 am

    "This week’s Fifa exposé is widely credited to the FBI and the tough US attorney general, Loretta Lynch. That they have brought about this crunch is welcome. It is also humiliating for [...]

  • Planning a wedding on a budget

    Opinion May 25, 2015 | 4:22 pm

    Should a dream wedding mean delaying a down payment on a home? That's a tradeoff many couples make these days.

    The Knot, a wedding planning and publishing company, recently released its Real [...]

  • Planning a wedding on a budget

    Opinion May 25, 2015 | 4:22 pm

    Should a dream wedding mean delaying a down payment on a home? That's a tradeoff many couples make these days.

    The Knot, a wedding planning and publishing company, recently released its Real [...]

  • Selling the authentic Caribbean

    Opinion May 22, 2015 | 12:27 pm

    After years idling in the doldrums, visitor arrivals tosome parts of the region are increasing rapidly, travellers are spending more,and the yield for hoteliers is improving. Moreover, as demand so[...]

  • Selling the authentic Caribbean

    Opinion May 22, 2015 | 12:27 pm

    After years idling in the doldrums, visitor arrivals tosome parts of the region are increasing rapidly, travellers are spending more,and the yield for hoteliers is improving. Moreover, as demand so[...]

  • China and Latin America: Diversification is the Key Word

    Opinion May 21, 2015 | 11:06 am

    The visit that Chinese Premier Li Keqiang begins this week to Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru marks a new milestone in the deepening of economic, political and cooperation ties between Latin Ameri[...]