Opinion May 13, 2016 | 11:57 am
A little over a week ago, Caribbean and Central Americanleaders met in Washington to discuss an extensive programme intended todiversify energy sources in the countries of the Caribbean Basin.<[...]
Opinion May 20, 2016 | 8:55 am
As each day passes, the internal situation in Venezueladeteriorates. Rumours of military coups and unstoppable violence swirl, streetprotests escalate, ordinary citizens suffer shortages of medicin[...]
Opinion December 2, 2016 | 10:35 am
On November 28, the US President-elect,Donald Trump said that ‘if Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for theCuban people, the Cuban/American people and the US as a whole, I will terminatedea[...]
Opinion December 5, 2016 | 12:44 pm
Did you recently get married, move in with a new roommate, see a child off to college or start managing a relative's finances? The change in relationship dynamics could prompt you to consider tying[...]
Opinion December 9, 2016 | 11:18 am
At the end of last month, China publisheda detailed 16-page document, ‘China's Policy Paper on Latin America and theCaribbean’, which sets out a new approach to relations between the Americas a[...]
Opinion December 13, 2016 | 5:36 pm
'Tis the season for overflowing refrigerators, never-ending loads of laundry and hopefully visiting family who will lend a hand. Many people ask their appliances to work a little harder than normal[...]
Opinion December 16, 2016 | 2:30 pm
On December 13, the US Congress sent to PresidentObama The United States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act of 2016 forsignature into law.
This extraordinarily importantdevelopment comes just[...]
Opinion May 27, 2016 | 9:32 am
There is noshortage of astute advice, or practical thinking about the region’s future.
In the lasttwo weeks alone, speeches from significant regional figures have again madeclear what pract[...]
Opinion December 23, 2016 | 10:14 am
Some time ago I received an email askingme how many five star hotels there are in the Caribbean.
I replied that there was no recognisedor independently adjudicated rating system anywhere in t[...]