• The Summit of the Americas and Venezuela

    Opinion March 20, 2015 | 10:36 am

    In a few weeks time President Obama will make a one day visit to Jamaica. There, in addition to a number of relatively brief national encounters, he will meet with Caricom Heads of Government.

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  • China’s rapidly advancing Caribbean role

    Opinion May 18, 2018 | 12:59 pm

    The View from Europe By David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor   For some years now, China has sought to deepen its relations [...]
  • The future cost of Trump’s ‘America First’ policy

    Opinion May 11, 2018 | 1:56 pm

    The View from Europe By David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor At first sight, last week’s decision by the US President to abrogate the hard-[...]
  • The new Russian presence in the Caribbean

    Opinion March 27, 2015 | 9:43 am

    Over the last five years Russian interest in the Caribbean has been growing steadily; so that today Moscow’s diplomatic profile and its economic presence in a number of Caribbean nations is now s[...]

  • Crowdfunding and taxes: what you should know

    Opinion March 30, 2015 | 9:31 am

    Crowdfunding - the online method of raising money from people around the world - is less than a decade old, allowing artists, activists and a growing number of entrepreneurs to connect with financi[...]

  • The overseas territories – the long view

    Opinion May 4, 2018 | 12:35 pm

    By David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor A few days ago, the British Parliament voted to compel Britain’s overseas territories (OTs) in the Caribbean to adopt public registers of[...]
  • Maritime security – a growing concern

    Opinion April 4, 2015 | 10:15 am

    The maritime security of the Caribbean is an issue not often written about. This is despite the fact that every nation is touched by the sea, has an exclusive maritime economic zone stretching for [...]

  • Caution urged in landfill litigation with Lajun Corp.

    Opinion May 1, 2018 | 6:03 pm

    Statement by Fernando González, President of the Roundtable of Commonwealth Countries in the Dominican Republic on the litigation between the country and the Lajun Corp. "Lajun's local administrat[...]
  • Sanctions and the law of uninteded consequences

    Opinion April 27, 2018 | 12:38 pm

    The View from Europe By David Jessop, Dominican Today senior Op-Ed contributor The problem with the use of trade sanctions is that the innocent get hurt[...]