• Can cocoa benefit from chocolate’s bright future

    Opinion May 8, 2015 | 9:43 am

    Since 1991 international demand for chocolate has been growing, causing cocoa prices to surge. Although the global market for chocolate may have peaked at around US$114 billion annually, it is clea[...]

  • Better understanding of the complexity of the diaspora is required

    Opinion March 16, 2018 | 2:56 pm

    The View from Europe  When it comes to harnessing the power of the Caribbean’s sizeable diaspora in North America and Europe, much of the recent emphasis has be[...]
  • The EU27, common values and the Caribbean

    Opinion March 9, 2018 | 12:40 pm

    The View from Europe  At the start of February, Stefano Manservisi, the Director General of the European Commission’s Development Directorate, delivered a lectu[...]
  • Who will lead the Caribbean

    Opinion May 15, 2015 | 11:45 am

    Across theCaribbean there is a pervasive view that the Anglophone part of the regionneeds to find a new pathway to development, and a fresh narrative about itsfuture. The sense is that the regiona[...]

  • Who will lead the Caribbean

    Opinion May 15, 2015 | 11:45 am

    Across theCaribbean there is a pervasive view that the Anglophone part of the regionneeds to find a new pathway to development, and a fresh narrative about itsfuture. The sense is that the regiona[...]

  • The OECD has citizenship programmes in its sights

    Opinion March 2, 2018 | 1:13 pm

    The View from Europe  Some years ago, a well-liked and highly respected Caribbean Ambassador regularly made the point that the region should follow more closely t[...]
  • China and Latin America: Diversification is the Key Word

    Opinion May 21, 2015 | 11:06 am

    The visit that Chinese Premier Li Keqiang begins this week to Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru marks a new milestone in the deepening of economic, political and cooperation ties between Latin Ameri[...]

  • China and Latin America: Diversification is the Key Word

    Opinion May 21, 2015 | 11:06 am

    The visit that Chinese Premier Li Keqiang begins this week to Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru marks a new milestone in the deepening of economic, political and cooperation ties between Latin Ameri[...]

  • Selling the authentic Caribbean

    Opinion May 22, 2015 | 12:27 pm

    After years idling in the doldrums, visitor arrivals tosome parts of the region are increasing rapidly, travellers are spending more,and the yield for hoteliers is improving. Moreover, as demand so[...]