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Sunday, January 16, 2022

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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.

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

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

World Bank Recommendations Not Enough for Caribbean Countries to Prepare for...

By Sir Ronald Sanders   A new analysis by the World Bank provides a troubling analysis of the new shocks that Caribbean countries can expect...

Royal Air Force Reflects on Black History Month and Supporting Events...

Black History Month was a time to recognise that our people are our greatest asset and that we must continue to work together to...

Leaders of smaller islands stand up amid climate destruction and unkept...

By Sir Ronald Sanders   COP26 in Glasgow offered no hope to small island states which continue to face destruction and extinction. COP26 was always going...

 COVID-19: What will it take to protect the Americas?

By Carissa Etienne, Director of the Pan American Health Organization, PAHO. Ten months after the first vaccine for COVID-19 was authorized for use by the...

For the Caribbean, relations with the US and China is not...

By Sir Ronald Sanders  On October 12, more than a dozen representatives in the US Congress sent a letter to the US Trade Representative, Katherine...

No such thing as ‘turns’ for Commonwealth Secretary-General

By Sir Ronald Sanders The announcement by the President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta that his government has nominated the country’s energy minister, Monica Juma, for...

Haitians: fear at home, no hope abroad

By Sir Ronald Sanders The abrupt resignation of the US Special Envoy to Haiti, Daniel Foote, came like a bolt of lightning from a clear...

On the heels of COVID, Climate Change swings a wrecking ball

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

BIG-FISH SMALL-FISH LABELS ARE FATALLY FLAWED

By Everson W. Hull, Ph. D. Writing in the Saturday September 4, 2021, edition of The Gleaner, the very distinguished and prolific author David Jessop...

UWI INAUGURAL SIR OWEN S. ARTHUR LECTURE – THE MISSING PIECE

By  Everson W. Hull, Ph. D On Wednesday September 8th, Caribbean development enthusiasts were treated to a very thoughtful lecture delivered by Dr. H. Gene...

Venezuela talks – mountain went forth and produced a mouse

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...

Haiti’s Earthquake has Compounded Years of Corruption and Political Crisis

by Jonathan M Katz Guardian The 2010 earthquake response was riddled with failure. Haitians cannot afford another catastrophe ‘Haiti’s government has become far weaker and more riven...

Are people in the Caribbean becoming architects of their own destruction?

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

Tribute to Sir Lester Bid

Sir Lester Bryant Bird left us this morning at about 5.30 lying peacefully in bed.  He was 83. Antigua and Barbuda has lost a...

Rethink full membership of CARICOM to make it effective

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

Using the OAS to promote discord over Cuba

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

In praise of a black Caribbean woman

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

CARICOM: the only organisation commanding wide trust in Haiti’s crisis

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

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