Opinion March 17, 2015 | 10:31 am
At the end of the day is not how much money we make that matters. It’s how much of it we get to keep. With the tax deadline around the corner, I hereby encourage individual investors to take adva[...]
Opinion March 13, 2015 | 9:56 am
Over the last two months an extraordinary level of interest has emerged in accelerating engagement with Cuba. From the tourist who ‘want to see it before it changes’ to Governments concerned th[...]
Opinion March 9, 2015 | 1:12 pm
Family vacations produce memories for a lifetime, but they can also teach kids great money lessons they'll need as adults.
Involving kids in planning family vacations not only helps them appr[...]
Opinion March 6, 2015 | 12:10 pm
Visitor arrivals to the Caribbean are again increasing. This is good news, but not the whole story.
As has been widely reported, preliminary figures collated by the Caribbean Tourism Organis[...]
Opinion March 5, 2015 | 5:38 pm
President Barack Obama appointed businessman James “Wally” Brewster, Jr. as U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic in 2013. Glancing over Mr. Brewster’s credentials, one can easily ascerta[...]
Opinion February 27, 2015 | 11:03 am
Last month, Danilo Medina, the President of the Dominican Republic, made clear that it was time to reset his country’s foreign policy to better reflect its development objectives and the process [...]
Opinion February 24, 2015 | 9:40 am
Imagine renting a home on a beautiful beachfront from a trusted website, arriving to start your vacation and finding out you've been scammed?
This scenario reflects thousands of complaints pl[...]
Opinion February 20, 2015 | 10:16 am
When the Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Perry Christie, opens the 26th Caricom Heads of Government Intercessional meeting on February 26th in Nassau, one might be forgiven for wondering if this reg[...]
Opinion February 13, 2015 | 11:53 am
Imagine this. You are the Premier of the Cayman Islands or the British Virgin Islands. You have been trying your hardest to continue to develop your nation’s economy. With British support and en[...]
Opinion February 6, 2015 | 10:44 am
Despite the price of oil falling from a high of US$107 per barrel in the middle of 2014 to just over US$50 in late January 2015, this has so far failed to reduce the cost of air travel with the air[...]
Opinion February 3, 2015 | 8:53 am
Valentine's Day is often a time to reflect on your relationship, and consider the next step. If your relationship is heading toward joint finances, it's essential to talk about it first – openly [...]
Opinion January 30, 2015 | 8:17 am
A few days ago, the Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, met with Caribbean leaders in Washington to discuss the region’s long term approach to energy security.
The meeting, dis[...]
Opinion January 23, 2015 | 10:02 am
A few days ago, Dong Xiaojun, the Chinese Ambassador in [...]
Opinion January 19, 2015 | 12:33 pm
Most baby boomers couldn't envision their early adult years without a car. However, times are changing and younger commuters are leading the way.
According to an October study (http://uspirg.[...]
Opinion January 16, 2015 | 10:12 am
A little over a week ago the first ministerial forum between China and the Community of Latin American States (CELAC) took place. This is the grouping that includes all of the nations in the Americ[...]
Opinion January 9, 2015 | 12:44 pm
The announcement in mid December by President Obama and President Castro that Cuba and the US are moving to normalise relations has resulted in speculation about what this may mean for the Caribbea[...]
Opinion January 6, 2015 | 5:23 pm
The phrase "downsizing for retirement" is popular with Baby Boomers, the youngest of whom turned 50 last year.
It sparks a conversation about transition, which may include buying fe[...]