March 24, 2023

Aric Sleeper: ‘Public Trust’—A key legal tool to preserve our natural resources

Law professor Mary Wood breaks down how people can protect their right to clean air, water, and land as well as fortify their climate change resiliency. By Aric Sleeper Author Bio: Aric Sleeper is an independent journalist whose work, which covers topics including labor, drug reform, food, and more, has appeared in the San Francisco […]

US weapons fuel terrorism in South Asia

From The Drop by OZY From the Taliban (and America), With Love Ruchi Kumar in Mumbai, [email protected]  Weeks before the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, one of South Asia’s most feared terrorist groups, called an end to its ceasefire with the government of Pakistan in November, it was already showcasing its arsenal in images that made their way […]

Christmas Day

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Christmas is a holiday not celebrated everywhere, so perhaps it makes sense to share a few kind words that hopefully resonate universally. A simple poem from the American design engineer Norman Brooks: “Christmas is forever, not for just one day,for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put awaylike bells […]


“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.” – Proverbs 16:3 In a recent MPE Caribbean Tourism Authority dispatch, I echoed the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association’s (FCCA) call to develop attractions and activities to respond to the influx of cruise visitors expected to the region this winter season and beyond. We […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Travel within the Caribbean in crisis

By Sir Ronald Sanders The closure of LIAT in 2020, without establishing air transport to fill the vacuum, has led to chaos in regional transportation, gravely affecting the movement of people and goods throughout the Caribbean region.    Anyone who has tried to travel from one country to another in the Caribbean can attest to […]

Defence Procurement International: Mass conscription or not?

The war in Ukraine and Russia’s “partial mobilisation,” which saw mass protests and an exodus of young men from the country, raises some uncomfortable questions not just for Russian forces, but militaries in general, regarding the persistent shortfall of young, willing warriors in their ranks. By Peter Polack Several dozen countries have limited The necessity […]

Caribbean Business Innovation Centre – BASIL SPRINGER COLUMN (OCTOBER 31, 2022)

“And no man putteth new wine into old bottles: else the new wine doth burst the bottles, and the wine is spilled, and the bottles will be marred: but new wine must be put into new bottles.” – Mark 2:22 The 42-year-old British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak recently told the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg while running for the […]

Barbados should lead new SIDS Entrepreneurship Ecosystem – BASIL SPRINGER COLUMN (DECEMBER 5, 2022)

“Whoever has ears, let them hear.” – Matthew 11:15 On November 21, Zimbabwean billionaire businessman and philanthropist Strive Masiyiwa delivered the Barbados Central Bank’s 47th Sir Winston Scott annual memorial lecture. It has been reported that he believes Barbados can lead the region in creating a venture capital ecosystem to help grow entrepreneurship. Masiyiwa cautioned […]


“And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” – I Corinthians 13:13  We must exhibit a proliferation of faith, exude positive vibes of hope and, above all, infuse a deep feeling of love for all around us and in all that we do. What is love? “Love is […]

Could China help Brazil to overcome its economic crisis?

By Marco Fernandes Author Bio: This article was produced by Globetrotter. Marco Fernandes is a researcher at Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. He is the co-editor of Dongsheng. He is a member of the No Cold War collective. He lives in Beijing. Source: Globetrotter The election victory of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as the […]