• Tourism should not be taken for granted

    Opinion February 1, 2019 | 11:46 am

    The View from Europe By David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor According to the Central Bank of Barbados, the island’s tourism output slowed in 2018 to an estimated 0.6 per cen[...]
  • Dialogue not ideology required to address the crisis in Venezuela

    Opinion January 25, 2019 | 1:23 pm

    The View from Europe By David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor Last Wednesday Juan Guaidó, the President of Venezuela’s National Assembly, took an informal oath of office and [...]
  • Brexit: the long view

    Opinion January 18, 2019 | 10:57 am

    The View from Europe By David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor Despite the British electorate having voted to leave the European Union (EU) two[...]
  • Venezuela will continue to divide the hemisphere

    Opinion January 11, 2019 | 10:11 am

    The View from Europe By David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor Speaking on January 10  after being sworn in for a second six-year term, Venezu[...]
  • Major daily says Environment Minister is lying

    Opinion January 9, 2019 | 10:47 am

    Someone lies ... "Newspaper Diario Libre, in the heels of complaints from environmental groups that harvests in Valle Nuevo continue, sent a team of reporters to the area equipped with a drone, to [...]
  • Complex international outlook reinforces the need for regional integration

    Opinion January 4, 2019 | 8:48 am

    The View from Europe By David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor   On New Year’s Day, Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s new neo-conservative President took office.  Populist, a[...]
  • Caveat Emptor

    Opinion January 3, 2019 | 11:33 am

    By Miguel Terc In the Latin language, caveat emptor means ‘let the buyer beware’ and this warning should be inscribed in all of the Dominican Republic’s commercial contracts and diplomatic re[...]
  • Washington’s new Africa policy suggests a changed Caribbean relationship

    Opinion December 21, 2018 | 8:45 am

    The View from Europe By David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor What should one make of the recent announcement by the US President’s National Security Adviser, John Bolton, out[...]
  • At last a time for action on the CSME

    Opinion December 14, 2018 | 9:10 am

    The View from Europe By David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor At the conclusion of the recent special summit in Trinidad, CARICOM Heads of Gov[...]