Opinion December 30, 2016 | 1:11 pm
Few people understand how great the dailypressures are on a Prime Minister or President. Instead they mostly observe thepublic persona, see their leaders in the context of tribal politics, and are [...]
Opinion June 3, 2016 | 9:39 am
If the opinion polls are to be believed, the Britishelectorate may vote by a small majority to leave the European Union (EU) in thecountry’s June 23 referendum.
The latest UK polls suggest [...]
Opinion June 10, 2016 | 10:19 am
When it comes to regional and hemispheric institutions, theCaribbean and Latin America have become a crowded space.
Over the last few years an extraordinary number of bodieshave appeared; exp[...]
Opinion June 17, 2016 | 10:33 am
It is clear from a recent visit to Washington that there isa renewed interest in the Caribbean and that its concerns are back on the USagenda.
How this has come about owes little if anything [...]
Opinion June 17, 2016 | 5:07 pm
Human rights, NGOs and transparency: The Dominican case
Amnesty International and many Human Rights NGO are thewhistleblowers when human beings are deprived of their rights anywhere. This isc[...]
Opinion June 24, 2016 | 11:32 am
On June 23 by a small majority, the British people voted toremove themselves from the European Union (EU). The decision has consequencesfor the Caribbean.
After a vitriolic campaign and the t[...]
Opinion February 20, 2017 | 8:11 pmn the last few weeks, Washington think tanks, financial services analysts in New York and London, and publications from the New York Times to the Petroleum Argus, have all found a reason to express a [...]
Opinion July 1, 2016 | 11:05 am
The European Council President, Donald Tusk, could not havebeen clearer. Following a June 29 informal session of European Union (EU)leaders, minus the UK, he said that there will be no European sin[...]
Opinion July 4, 2016 | 11:25 am
There is no question that illegal immigration stresses oureconomy and health systems, and has the undesired byproduct of keeping thesalaries of our most needy classes low, precisely those that are [...]