• An uncertain future for the Overseas Territories?

    Opinion July 8, 2016 | 10:26 am

    Although an eerie calm may have settled on Europe now thatthe immediacy of the decision by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union(EU) has sunk in, it should not lull the Caribbean into a se[...]

  • Millennials turning away from cruises and casinos

    Opinion July 15, 2016 | 10:01 am

    Although the definition is quite loose, the expressionmillennial is usually used to mean those who were born between 1980 and themid-2000s.

    In many parts of the western hemisphere this group [...]

  • Five ways to encourage good saving and spending habits inyour children

    Opinion July 20, 2016 | 9:49 am

    How often do you discuss money with your children? If your answer is "not often," you're not alone.

    There is an opportunity to help your children form strong spending and saving hab[...]

  • The Caribbean needs a full response to Brexit

    Opinion July 22, 2016 | 9:27 am

    Earlier this month CARICOM heads of government met inGeorgetown. Among the many issues they considered was Britain’s decision to leavethe European Union. Their focus was on a secretariat paper la[...]

  • Visitor from the US tells of her regretful experience at Samana airport

    Opinion July 22, 2016 | 10:24 am

    “We arrived at the Samana airport returning from a week’sholiday for my sister’s wedding for flight number 2731 at approximately 1:00pm.We checked our bags and entered the second security che[...]

  • Making financial literacy fun

    Opinion July 26, 2016 | 11:54 am

    What important lessons will you teach your child this summer? Riding a bike? Sharing with others? How about teaching them important financial skills.

    Financial literacy may not immediately co[...]

  • Tourist wants to help make La Romana cleaner

    Opinion July 29, 2016 | 7:05 am

    “I am a tourist here in Dominican Republic in La Romana.

    I have organized all my fellow friends here with me andhave agreed to go out to clean the streets by picking up trash with some peop[...]

  • A President Trump and the Caribbean

    Opinion July 29, 2016 | 9:37 am

    In the last few years the world has seen the emergence ofwhat has become known as post-factual politics. This is the practice wherebysome running for high office speak untruths, draw factually inco[...]

  • Cuba: A momentary darkness?

    Opinion August 5, 2016 | 10:47 am

    s has been widely reported, Cuba hasentered a new period of austerity. On July 8, President Castro told theCuban National Assembly that Cuban economic growth had slowed to 1 per cent inthe first ha[...]