30 May 2017

Competition for benefits of second citerzenship is global


Citizenship by Investment Programmes (CIPs) in the Caribbean have been the subject of much criticism, even though the financial and economic benefits ...
23 May 2017

OAS compromised by its Secretary-General


The Organization of American States (OAS) has lost credibility as a multilateral institution capable of contributing to a resolution of the growing co...
16 May 2017

Inglorious Empire: Parallels of Indian and West Indian exploitation


The yearnings for power and wealth of the stone-cold dead British Empire echoed amongst the older generation throughout the shires of Britain during...
09 May 2017

Globalization: disadvantaged small states


Globalization was originally a construct of industrialized nations whose economic activity had developed sufficiently to withstand competition withi...
25 April 2017

Women as politiical leaders- not a gender issue


Modern history is showered with women as political leaders and Heads of Government. When women first emerged in these roles, it was regarded as ‘...
04 April 2017

OAS dysfunctionality requires Charter review


On March 28, the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) experienced a public spectacle of disarray that, in 36 years of dipl...
28 March 2017

Commonwealth Free Trade: a British straw man?


A Commonwealth Free Trade Area (FTA) would go down in India ‘like a lead balloon’.  That’s the opinion of Indian Member of ...
21 March 2017

Alternative facts and undisclosed sources in citizenship by investment


The Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP), operated by many countries in the world, including the US, Spain, Switzerland, Malta and Portugal to ...
07 February 2017

Political leadership in the Caribbean


The remarks in this commentary were spoken in a television interview in Grenada on the day that Fidel Ruz Castro, the former president of Cuba, died...
31 January 2017

President Trump’s policies and the Caribbean


The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, is systematically implementing the pledges he made during the presidential election campa...