• 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[...]

  • How to find the right Financial Advisor for you

    Opinion August 8, 2016 | 5:33 pm

    If having a dedicated professional to help you manage your money sounds appealing, consider looking into a financial advisor – regardless of your income. There’s no substitute for financial edu[...]

  • It is time for a new CARICOM policy on marijuana

    Opinion August 12, 2016 | 12:21 pm

    At the end of July eleven individuals received jailsentences in Havana of between 15 to 30 years for attempting to trafficnarcotics into Cuba from Jamaica. The convictions followed a number ofco-or[...]

  • 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[...]