Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Commonwealth model offers hope for easing multilateral trade tensions

By Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General Global uncertainties and tensions are escalating and affecting trade in every region. We see rising protectionism, while multilateral cooperation -...

Respect the oceans 365 days a year

By Melissa Martin, Ph.D My favorite vacation spot is any place with an ocean and a beach—God’s natural playground created for fun in the sun....

CARICOM must unify to resist imposition of OAS boss

By Sir Ronald Sanders Readers of this commentary, particularly those in small countries, might wonder why they should be concerned about who is the Chief...

Of Pre-School, Daycare and Nursing Home

By Audley Phillip I recently read a report where a daughter visited her elderly mother at a nursing home in one of our sister Caribbean countries. ...

The OAS dangerously in disarray

By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the Organisation of American States.  He is also a Senior...

Edward Seaga: A Caribbean Enigma

By Sir Ronald Sanders Edward Seaga was a great Jamaican patriot well deserving of the many tributes that have been paid to him concerning his...

Venezuela: Do we have a role in the happenings?

By Audley Phillip I read that the U.S. has recently made secret contact with Venezuela’s socialist party boss as close allies of President Nicolás Maduro’s...

When entertainment violates human rights

By Audley Phillip International law defines prostitution as a human rights violation. Prostitution and trafficking for sexual exploitation are inherently violent and harmful. The only...

Listen on World Listening Day

By Melissa Martin Shhh…do you hear that? Close your mouth and eyes. Open your ears and pay attention. It’s the sound of World Listening Day...

St Vincent on the UN Security Council: more valuable than coin

By Sir Ronald Sanders Make no mistake about it, the election of St Vincent and the Grenadines - one of the world’s smallest states -...