December 4, 2020

Beware the US threat

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By George Alleyne From Barbados Today There is a danger that Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nations who stuck with Cuba throughout the Cold War period and onwards may be swept out of that Caribbean island’s market in this era of normalisation of relations with the United States. That view emerged from a panel discussion marking the […]

Serious Business: Caribbean Commitment in China

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From The Barbados Advocate “Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” – Matthew 11:29-30 THIS week, here is an amalgam of web feeds which may inspire hope […]

No Caribbean appetite for a rum fight

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday August 7, 2014 – It is alarming that Barbados’ Ambassador to the United States, John Beale, has publicly stated that CARICOM (the 15-nation Caribbean Community) is “inactive” and needs to take a position on the issue of Caribbean rums being wiped-out of the US market. Inactivity […]