December 14, 2017

Stop using America’s children as pawns!

By Albert Baldeo From Caribbean Life “I received a letter just before I left office from a man. I don’t know why he chose to write it, but I’m glad he did. He wrote that you can go to live in France, but you can’t become a Frenchman. You can go to live in Germany […]

The Caribbean and SIDS should never borrow or even entertain any talk of IMF loans

By Timil Didier Nkoli From NAM News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 13, 2017: It is with great insight and understanding I pen this article as a clarion call for Caribbean governments and Small Island Developing States to avoid the financial institutions of Bretton Woods, especially the International Monetary Fund, IMF. Evidence based in […]

Kate Osamor [The Voice] Exclusive: ‘UK should not abandon the Caribbean’

by Kate Osamor UK  MP From The Voice UK The Shadow Secretary of State for International Development shares her thoughts on the hurricane aftermath for ‘Voice’ readers OVER A month has passed since the hurricanes struck the Caribbean. Dominica, where over 90% of buildings were damaged, remains devastated. The island of Barbuda, entirely evacuated after […]

Unmasking Columbus!

By Earl Bousquet From Caribbean News Now The path opened by Columbus to the ‘The Americas’ led to territories being conquered and claimed, stolen and shared by the Europeans and left a long history of native genocide and slavery and systematic dismantling of ancient civilizations built over centuries before they arrived. Columbus Day has since […]

SPLC: Pirates, Poverty and Wealth in the Caribbean

By Tony Perkins from The Patriot Post The Southern Poverty Law Center likes to boast about its mission to “destroy” the groups it labels as “hate groups” — groups that now include mainstream conservative and Judeo-Christian organizations. But thankfully it appears the only thing being destroyed is its own credibility. Credibility that hit a near […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Insuring the Caribbean’s future

By Sir Ronald Sanders Insurers and re-insurers are facing major losses in the wake of the damage done in the Caribbean and the United States by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. These losses will have a direct and immediate impact on insurance premiums across the entire Caribbean and the Eastern seaboard of the US. Higher […]

The view from Europe: Puerto Rico – an island apart

By David Jessop From Caribbean News Now On October 2, two of the world’s leading humanitarian relief agencies, Oxfam and Save the Children, felt it necessary to speak out about the inadequate US federal response to the emerging disaster in Puerto Rico. They observed that much more action was needed and that children’s lives were […]

Puerto Rico needs federal relief and financial support, not lectures from ‘king of debt’ Trump

By Pedro Nicolaci da Costa From Business Insider President Donald Trump’s visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday showed a deep disconnect between his vision of the federal disaster response to the territory’s devastation after Hurricane Maria and the reality being reported on the ground. Beyond his odd insistence that everything is going great, Trump’s lecturing tone […]

The view from Europe: rethinking the relationship with Europe

BY: DAVID JESSOP From Barbados Advocate Today, October 1, the European Union’s sugar regime, which has for decades sustained the production of cane and raw sugar in the Caribbean, comes to an end. This is scarcely news. As a long-planned domestic measure, the EU decided in 2013 to abolish national sugar production quotas in Europe […]

Letter to the Editor:

From Anthony M. Wright September 4, 2017 THE BAHAMIAN JUDICIARY HAS FINALLY RELEASED ONE OF MY CRIMINALLY CONCEALED FOR OVER NINE YEARS 4 PAGES COURT TRANSCRIPT FOR MY HEARING 12TH FEBRUARY 2009 BEFORE SENIOR JUSTICE JOHN LYONS RE: THE CRIMINALLY CONCEALED FOR OVER 9 YEARS OFFICIAL FURTHER RATIFICATION 12TH FEBRUARY 2009, BY SENIOR JUSTICE JOHN […]