December 2, 2023

Statement on Haiti at Special Meeting of the OAS on 17 November 2023

Statement by the President of the Permanent Council of the Organization  of American States, Sir Ronald Sanders, Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda, at the conclusion of a Special Meeting of the Permanent Council on Haiti on 17 November 2023 As we conclude today’s meeting, it is crucial that we reflect deeply on the continuing plight […]

Sanders: CARICOM’s role as a voice of reason in a fractured OAS

By Sir Ronald Sanders On May 31, the Organization of American States (OAS) faced a prolonged and contentious debate that lasted from 2:30 in the afternoon until well past midnight. This episode, marked by acrimony and political undercurrents, was webcast publicly and instantly to the world.  It is likely to be revisited during the upcoming […]

Ronald Sanders | US mid-term elections: a defining moment for the world

From The Gleaner Democracy is at stake in the country that proclaims itself as the world’s bastion of democracy.  That is the judgement of no less a person than the President of the United States of America (US), Joseph Biden Jr, who made this riveting statement on November 2 in Washington, DC.  Biden cited several […]

Antigua and Barbuda diplomat Sir Ronald Sanders says the OAS is broke and broken

By CMC NEWS From Caribbean National Weekly Antigua and Barbuda’s ambassador to the Organisation American States (OAS), Sir Ronald Sanders, says a financial situation is forcing the hemispheric body to be unable to conduct “a mountain of mandates” as well as face an exodus of staff “seeking better security elsewhere.” Sir Ronald, addressing the 52nd Regular […]

Last 2022 call for applications for OAS 50% scholarships opened for the Caribbean Region  

The Hague Apostille for University Certifications at no additional cost for young Caribbean professionals between the ages of 20-30. Additional 5% discount for female students with the goal of diminishing the income disparity with men in similar professions. The prestigious online training school, Structuralia, together with the Organization of American States (OAS), have recently opened […]

Last few days to submit applications for OAS 50% scholarships for engineering professionals in the Caribbean region

Last few days to submit applications for OAS 50% scholarships for engineering professionals in the Caribbean region 50% scholarships for specialized master’s degrees The deadline for submitting applications is on May 13th  Special conditions for female, and young students between 20 and 30 years old.  The OAS General Secretariat and Structuralia have launched the 12th […]

SANDERS: Reform the OAS or oversee its irrelevance

By Sir Ronald Sanders From St Kitts Nevis Observer Our world exists today in troubled circumstances, governed by outmoded charters and laws that are no longer fit for purpose and do not respond to human needs.   When most of these Charters were signed seventy or more years ago, more than 70 countries were not […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Wake up and smell the Chow Mein

By Sir ronald Sanders From The Gleaner, Jamaica A television interviewer asked me if I thought Caribbean countries, and other developing territories, would benefit from the ‘war for influence’ that the European Union (EU) has launched against the People’s Republic of China.  He was referring to the announcement by the EU Commission president, Ursula von […]

SANDERS: Barbados’ Republican status is not a yen for pieces of silver

From MENAFN By Sir Ronald Sanders Among the most nonsensical statements uttered by a British Parliamentarian and repeated in the British newspaper, The Sunday Times, is that Barbados will become a Republic at the dictation of the Government of the People’s Republic of China. The unvarnished truth is that within the next decade all of […]

SANDERS: Leaders of smaller islands stand up amid climate destruction and unkept promises

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Jamaica Gleaner COP26 in Glasgow offered no hope to small island states which continue to face destruction and extinction. COP26 was always going to be nothing but a theatrical performance, well-choreographed by the world’s industrialized nations that want to give the impression that they are actually taking strong and enforceable […]