April 14, 2021

Sir Ronald Sanders: Coping with the OECD reality

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By Sir Ronald Sanders Barbados Today Demands of the rich man’s club, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), have once again created disarray in the Caribbean. It is a disarray to which Caribbean countries have contributed by their lack of a common and strong political response to the many impositions by the OECD […]

Communiqué of the 65th Meeting of the OECS Authority

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Friday, June 22, 2018 — The Sixty-Fifth Meeting of the OECS Authority was held at the Harbor Club, Saint Lucia, during the period June 18-19 2018, under the Chairmanship of Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The Meeting was preceded by an Opening Ceremony where remarks were made […]

Caribbean News – Here is the full Cabinet of the new Barbados Government

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From NAN News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. May 30, 2018: Over the weekend, Barbados’ first elected female Prime Minister, Mia Mottley named her Cabinet after being sworn in officially on Friday, March 25, 2018. The new cabinet consists of 30 members and 12 senators. Referring to what some people consider a “gigantic Cabinet,” she said: “My […]

Drought conditions in the Caribbean

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From CARIBBEAN360 PARAMARIBO, Suriname – The little to no rainfall which has left taps dry in several Caribbean islands has turned into a nightmare for several Governments. But it’s a dream come true for water-rich Suriname which is more than anxious to flood its regional neighbours with the precious commodity. This week, the Dutch Company […]

OUR CARIBBEAN: Fighting or ‘talking’ crime?

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By Rickey Singh, Vasant Bharath From Nation News Barbados When government ministers responsible for crime and security start rejecting any blame for the increasing criminality afflicting their respective jurisdictions, the public should be on alert for worst-case scenarios while hoping for swift, enlightened responses from cabinet ministers and/or heads of government. As gun-related crimes keep […]

OUR CARIBBEAN: A Barbadian queen anytime soon?

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By Rickey Singh, From Barbados Nationnews WHAT FORMER Prime Minister of Jamaica, Portia Simpson-Miller, had promised to do four years ago – but never did – is now being pursued by the country’s new head of government, Prime Minister Andrew Holness, leader of the Jamaiaca Labour Party – moving that nation to a constitutional republic. […]