April 17, 2021

The race to the bottom in the Caribbean

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By John Peters From The Voice St Lucia How long will it take for our Caribbean leaders to learn a simple lesson that has been so eloquently put by Albert Einstein: “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.’’ In fact, maybe Einstein’s other quote may be more […]

YEARENDER-2016-A year of highs and lows for the Caribbean

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By Peter Richards From The Montserrat Reporter BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Dec 30, CMC – Caribbean tourism remained on a high in 2016, but with threats such as Brexit and correspondent banking lurking dangerously close to its doorstep, the performance of the region’s economies remained at a worrying low. Politically, it was also a mixed year for the […]

CARICOM mourns the death of Sir Dwight Venner

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From Antigua Observer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Dec 27, CMC – The Guyana-based Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat has joined the rest of the region in mourning the death of the former governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Sir Dwight Venner. Sir Dwight, 70, the longest serving governor of the ECCB that serves as a Central […]