July 19, 2018

OPINION: Please show them some mercy President Trump, I implore you

By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian [On the 12th July] I had a lengthy but troubling conversation with a Rwandan government insider. The country is panicking. President Trump has issued a threat that they cannot ignore, even if they wanted to. I am not a mouthpiece or supporter of the Government of Rwanda. I am […]

Cuba, a reference for friends in Latin America and the Caribbean

By Nuria Barbosa León From Granma Cu In 39 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, 675 organizations are actively building solidarity with Cuba. In 39 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, 675 organizations are actively building solidarity with Cuba, in a coordinated effort, according to Lilia María Rodríguez, director for the region at […]

People can survive without shelter and clothes

OPINION: (Project No.14, from S.Patnaik-India) From S.Patnaik Dear United Nations & World Governments, People can survive without shelter and clothes for long period, but not possible to live a day without medicine and food (21 days).   For all living creatures in this world, midday meal is most important for their survival.   In eatery […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Justice free of politics

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Friday July 6, 2018 – As controversy currently surrounds the appointment of a Judge to the Supreme Court of the United States, the ease with which a new President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) was installed on July 4, without any political involvement, […]

The View From Europe: Time for honesty about the future of the CSME

By David Jessop From Barbados Advocate In the coming days, CARICOM Heads of Government will meet in Montego Bay. There they will hold a special session on the future of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME). They will also consider the recommendations contained in the Golding report, which was published earlier this year. As […]

The View From Europe: Future proofing the Caribbean

By David Jessop From Barbados Advocate If like me, you listen regularly to the BBC World Service, you may have heard a recent item about an extraordinary leap forward in technology which, over time, could lead to clothes and even shoes being produced using a domestic 3D printer. Although the idea it is still at […]

OPINION: Camillo Gonsalves and the Leapfrog Syndrom

By Jolly Green In an open letter in 2014 Camillo Gonsalves said, “I have lived in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; attended primary and secondary school in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.” But he left all the following out. His early schooling was in Jamaica, where he attended the Priory School and the Wolmers High […]

THE VIEW FROM EUROPE: The disturbing consequences of the G7 Summit

By David Jessop From Barbados Advocate It is the images that remain. First it was a photo of the political leadership of the West trying to face down an intransigent Donald Trump, and then two days later the extraordinary sight of a smiling US President standing beside an equally pleased Kim Jong Un; making it […]

Trump is here to stay and change the world

By ROBERTO SAVIO From Caribbean Life ROME, June 18, 2018 (IPS) – Donald John Trump, 45th and current president of the United States, has been seen in many illustrious circles as an anomaly that cannot last. Well, it is time to look at reality. If we put on the glasses of people who have seen […]

The View From Europe: The hidden cost of not complying with EU Data Rugulations

By David Jessop Normally the private sector tends to respond to change far faster than the public sector. This is because it is bottom line oriented, has an impatient electorate in the form of shareholders who can vote by disinvesting at any moment. Moreover, they know that certain kinds of failure can result in reputational […]