Sunday, February 16, 2020
Antigua Sailing Week

Musings on 2020

By Sir Shridath Ramphal QC The Year 2000, we knew, began a new Millennium. It marked a measurable change. 2020 feels like the start of...

A weak, worn-out Caribbean will not serve its people in 2020

By Sir Ronald Sanders As 2019 ends and the new year dawns, the world faces a troubling period of uncertainty. This precariousness will affect international...

CARICOM finds its winning voice

By Sir Ronald Sanders It is a valid criticism of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries that they have more often failed than succeeded in coordinating...

Withdrawal of Canadian banks: opportunity to remedy, not repeat mistakes

By Sir Ronald Sanders The untidy and muddled way in which Canadian banks are withdrawing from the countries of the Commonwealth Caribbean is a direct...

Foreign and local investment: fairness for all

By Sir Ronald Sanders There has always been tension between encouraging foreign investment and promoting local entrepreneurship. In many countries, local businesses are expected to...

Op-Ed: Democracy Demands Peaceful Citizen Participation

By Linda Taglialatela The reports of political violence in Dominica in recent weeks are incongruent with the history of stable parliamentary democracy in the Eastern...

Term limits for prime ministers – unlikely and maybe unnecessary

By Sir Ronald Sanders A debate has now started in parts of the Caribbean about whether there should be term limits for prime ministers. The...

Is the Minimum Revenue Guarantee concept the best approach for LIAT?

By Lesroy Browne A Minimum Revenue Guarantee (MRG) as perceived by the management of LIAT and espoused by the Shareholder Governments is a concept which...

Double standards in the OAS

By Sir Ronald Sanders Double standards have become the new system in the Organization of American States (OAS). This unwholesome development does not portend well for...

Universal Children’s Day and the 30th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights...

By Daniela Tramacere Every year, the Universal Children's Day is observed on the 20th of November and it marks the day on which the UN...