• Rebalancing the Chinese economic relationship

    Opinion August 19, 2016 | 1:43 pm

    Last month the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)published a paper ‘Chinese rise in the Caribbean - What does it mean forCaribbean Stakeholders?’. Although, in its conclusions, it said littl[...]

  • A new regional context for tourism

    Opinion August 26, 2016 | 12:30 pm

    A few days ago, Karolin Troubetzkoy, thePresident of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), spoke to themedia about some of the challenges that she believes now face the tourismsector [...]

  • Back-to-School Tech for Your Children

    Opinion August 31, 2016 | 10:04 am

    It's increasingly common to find classrooms filled with the blue hue of computer and tablet screens. Early education or postgraduate work, there's a shift towards technology-driven, or at least tec[...]

  • The media and the linguistic divide

    Opinion September 2, 2016 | 9:33 am

    In the middle of last month DaniloMedina was sworn in as President of the Dominican Republic for a second term. Hisinauguration was attended by many senior figures from the Americas including thePr[...]

  • Preparing to become a caregiver

    Opinion September 8, 2016 | 3:28 pm

    Becoming a caregiver for an aging relative is a profound expression of love. You may find that you will begin to take on many of the responsibilities they might have had while raising you. Like rai[...]

  • The changing face of the Caribbean

    Opinion September 9, 2016 | 9:51 am

    Over the next ten years it is likely that the ways in whichwe all think about the Caribbean will change radically.

    Oil and gas discoveries in countries once seen as being atthe margins of the[...]

  • The Changing face of the Caribbean – part 2

    Opinion September 16, 2016 | 2:27 pm

    How should we regard the Caribbean’s future?Should it be with pessimism as some commentators suggest, or with optimism? Theanswer seems to lie in how one measures the likely effect of change.

  • What college students should learn about money

    Opinion September 20, 2016 | 12:24 pm

    As you prepare for a new year at college, managing your money may be the last thing on your mind. But, college is the perfect time to instill strong and healthy financial habits, such as budgeting [...]

  • Forward thinking required on foreign policy

    Opinion September 23, 2016 | 11:39 am

    A few days ago the US President, Barack Obama, gave what ineffect was a farewell address to the United Nations General Assembly. It waspersonal, heartfelt, and frank. It spelt out the challenges th[...]