Branding the countries of Hispaniola

One nation fetishized for its poverty, another for its tourism, Haiti and the Dominican Republic's brand advocates deny the reality that vast potential coexists with vast inequality in both states

/ December 28, 2016

Obama signs new deal for Caribbean engagement

In his administration's final days, President Obama has signed a bipartisan bill mandating the State Department and US development agency to create an actionable Caribbean strategy

/ December 19, 2016

The Bahamas issues travel advisory on the United States

The Bahamian Government has warned its young male citizens to avoid protests, and to be compliant with American law enforcement officers, in the wake of police-led shootings in the US

/ July 8, 2016

Brexit – a nightmare for the Caribbean’s relationship with the EU and Britain

With the vote to leave the EU, the Caribbean has lost Britain as an ally in the European Union, and it will fall behind the rest of the world in Britain's new trade treaty negotiations

/ June 26, 2016

After Brexit: What happens next for the Caribbean?

The Caribbean's place in a standalone Britain is unpredictable after the UK's vote to leave the European Union

/ June 24, 2016

The politics of mourning LGBT deaths

For Caribbean politicians who maintain LGBT people as outliers of law and policy, the mourning of the Pulse massacre has been a challenge

/ June 15, 2016