Not a Moment to Waste: Small Island States Must Defend Themselves

Not a Moment to Waste: Small Island States Must Defend Themselves

By Sir Ronald Sanders Call me a cynic, but years of participation in negotiations between developed and developing countries have schooled me to be cautious about grand announcements and promises. The devil is usually in the details. Experience has taught me to remain hopeful, but to be vigilant in ensuring the commitments, pledges and promises […]

Message on the Occasion of Barbados’ 56th Anniversary of Independence and First Anniversary as a Republic

Message on the Occasion of Barbados’ 56th Anniversary of Independence and First Anniversary as a Republic

By Hon. Mackie Holder Consul General of Barbados in New York My Fellow Barbadians and Friends of Barbados, Our 56th Anniversary of Independence and First Anniversary of as a Parliamentary Republic signals the rebirth of Barbadian organizations, and the continuation of the rebuilding of our country. It has been a wonderful thing to join Barbadian […]

Jamaica Tourism Calls for More Investment in Health & Wellness

Jamaica Tourism Calls for More Investment in Health & Wellness

Montego Bay, Jamaica / June 26, 2019: Welcome to Montego Bay sign at Montego Bay airport in Jamaica. (Shutterstock) By Linda Hohnholz, eTN Editor Jamaica Tourism Minister says natural resources and geographic location make it well-positioned to be health & wellness tourism leader. The Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, therefore, called for greater investment to be […]

A Chat with the Hon. Rondy McIntosh, Consul General of St Vincent and the Grenadines

A Chat with the Hon. Rondy McIntosh, Consul General of St Vincent and the Grenadines

By CAW Editorial Staff On October 27, Mayor Eric Adams participated in the flag-raising ceremony of Saint Vincent and Grenadines in celebration of its 43rd Independence Anniversary. For the community, it was a historical moment, as it was the first time a mayor would participate in the memorable ceremony, which has existed since 1996. In […]

The OAS is Broke and Broken

The OAS is Broke and Broken

(In replacement of his weekly commentary, Sir Ronald Sanders has provided the following statement made at the OAS General Assembly in Peru on 6 October., 2022) As we meet at this 52nd regular session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States, the OAS is financially broke. We are trying to run an […]

A Conversation With Minister Stuart Young of the Republic of T&T on the Future of US-Caribbean Energy Cooperation

A Conversation With Minister Stuart Young of the Republic of T&T on the Future of US-Caribbean Energy Cooperation

By Linda Nwoke Fossil fuel price volatility has rattled global energy markets. Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states are particularly vulnerable, importing more than 85 percent of their energy. This causes consumers in CARICOM countries to pay almost double the average price for electricity than those in the United States. CARICOM houses a mixture of hydrocarbon […]

Why the US Should Tread Carefully as it Weighs Supporting Armed Intervention in Haiti Again

Why the US Should Tread Carefully as it Weighs Supporting Armed Intervention in Haiti Again

Dajaban Haiti – July 15, 2011: Haitian woman carries a bucket of goods on her head while men carry a poultry crate and sack of grains at Haitian Dominican Republic border market. (Shutterstock) By Claire Antone Payton, The Conversation Haiti appears to be on the precipice of foreign intervention yet again. Gangs have been blockading […]

Bihari Lall, Guyanese Food Maven Receives Award for Outstanding Entrepreneurship at CARAH Gala

Bihari Lall, Guyanese Food Maven Receives Award for Outstanding Entrepreneurship at CARAH Gala

Photo Courtesy: CARAH Gala Bihari Lall, the Franchise owner of Denny’s Brooklyn and Jackson Heights, will receive the Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award at the prestigious 29th Annual Caribbean-American Heritage (CARAH) Awards Gala held on Friday, November 18, 2022, at the JW Marriott Hotel, Washington, DC. Mr. Lall is also the owner of two businesses in the […]

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