• Is the genie coming out of the bottle?

    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 [...]

  • A crowded space

    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[...]

  • A helpful confluence of events

    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 [...]

  • Human rights, NGOs and transparency:The Dominican case

    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[...]

  • The UK bids Europe farewell

    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[...]

  • Transformational change requires new thinking

    Opinion February 20, 2017 | 8:11 pm

    n 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 [...]
  • Addressing the reality of Brexit

    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[...]

  • Immigration: Good or bad

    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 [...]

  • Choosing the right project for your home renovation

    Opinion July 5, 2016 | 2:14 pm

    Before the housing market collapse of 2007, all renovation projects – no matter how expensive – seemed like winners. Today, home renovation is a whole new ballgame and why you should carefully [...]