May 26, 2017

Dear Space Scientists & Nuclear Weapon Scientists,

I have some doubts, can you please clear me for the sake of science. 1. As research going on now a days about solar system. Is there any planet in the solar system where human life can possible other than earth? 2. Is there any availability of space craft to shift trillions of human beings […]

LETTER: Say NO to DART Seven Mile Beach rock removal…

Dear iNews Cayman Ltd. As a Seven Mile Beach property owner for 32 years, I am extremely troubled and concerned about the DART organization’s plans to remove more than 1000 feet of submerged rock fronting a property where it hopes to build a hotel. Disturbing anything on The Seven Mile Beach poses great danger to […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Inglorious Empire – Parallels of Indian and West Indian exploitation

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday May 12, 2017 – The yearnings for power and wealth of the stone-cold dead British Empire echoed amongst the older generation throughout the shires of Britain during the BREXIT campaign.  Those yearnings reflected themselves in the support of the older voters to leave the European Union […]

The World Health Organization – why everyone should care

By Dr David Nabarro From Caribbean News Now Health is one of the most precious things to us all as individuals and families. It is something we very often take for granted, until we no longer have it. As the UK’s candidate for the director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), I am committed […]

Chronicles of a Chronic Caribbean Chronicler: Europe and US dodging demands for slavery reparations

By Earl Bousquet From Caribbean News Now The recent furor in Grenada over whether slave history has a role in tourism promotion is an important development that fits smack in the middle of the ongoing Caribbean discussion on reparations from Europe for slavery and native genocide. Today, over 180 years after abolition, descendants of African […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Debt strangling a Caribbean generation

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean News Now There is a real prospect that, in dealing with unsustainable debt, 11 of 13 Caribbean small states will have lost the first three decades of the 21st century, and foregone opportunities for poverty reduction, transformation and growth. That judgement has been made by a leading development-economist who […]

Tide in the affairs of men – The regional private sector must act now

A little over a month ago I attended two meetings in Europe, and they both underscored the necessity for the Caribbean private sector to urgently reconstitute a representative body that is able to actively engage with, and advocate on behalf of the sector’s interests over the next 18 to 24 months. There will be two […]

Chronicles of a Chronic Caribbean Chronicler: Venezuela to ‘Vexit’ the OAS, but where does CARICOM stand?

By Earl Bousquet From Caribbean News Now The wider Caribbean finds itself slap dash in the middle of an unfolding situation that’s already tearing apart the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and possibly the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), even as it unfolds. The English-speaking part of the region is being separated over Venezuela and CARICOM […]

A bridge to nowhere

By Tyrone Hodge From Caribbean News Now The righteous cares about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern.” ~ Proverbs 29:7 When one sees his country being put on the auction block, one has to step back and ask the question: What’s going on here, how did we get to this […]

PETER WICKHAM: The French vote

By PETER WICKHAM, From Nation News Barbados The French electoral process is naturally less familiar to us in the Anglophone Caribbean; however, the electoral system and this particular election should intrigue us for several reasons. Significantly, the process is reflective of a polity that is one of the oldest republics in the world, which attempts […]