09 March 2021
Gender equality: The unfinished business of our time

Gender equality: The unfinished business of our time


I WRITE today’s article in commemoration of International Women’s Day which was celebrated on March 8. This year, International Women’s Day was...
02 March 2021
The Case for a more Inclusive Multilateralism

The Case for a more Inclusive Multilateralism


IN ITS STRICTEST sense, multilateralism refers to cooperation between three or more countries. However, many readily associate it with cooperation am...
23 February 2021
WTO gets first African and female boss

WTO gets first African and female boss


Roughly one week ago, the World Trade Organization (WTO) confirmed Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as its new Director-General (DG). Dr. Okonjo-Iweala previou...
16 February 2021
A Lockdown is not a Panacea to end CoVID-19

A Lockdown is not a Panacea to end CoVID-19


According to the World Health Organization (WHO), extensive physical distancing measures and movement restrictions, often referred to as ‘lockdowns...
09 February 2021
Vaccine Nationalism is a Zero-Sum Game

Vaccine Nationalism is a Zero-Sum Game


A YEAR AGO, developing a vaccine to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by the end of 2020 seemed like an impossible task. Afterall, ...
02 February 2021
Caribbean-US Relations in the Biden Era

Caribbean-US Relations in the Biden Era


Now that the Biden Administration has begun, one would imagine that just about every country, region and major international organisation is position...
19 January 2021
From crisis to opportunity

From crisis to opportunity


GOOD NEWS SEEMS scarce now as the world continues to reel from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Vaccine candidates which were given emer...
12 January 2021
Profiles in Courage

Profiles in Courage


In 1956, then Senator John F. Kennedy, who eventually became President of the United States (US), was given credit for authoring a volume of short bio...
05 January 2021
The Bridge to Nowhere

The Bridge to Nowhere


I recently came across the story of the Choluteca Bridge. The Choluteca Bridge is a suspension bridge located in Choluteca, Honduras. It was first con...
15 December 2020
The Clock is Ticking on Brexit

The Clock is Ticking on Brexit


At the time of writing, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, had just hours prior, agreed to e...