Is the United States still a reliable partner for the Caribbean?

The Trump presidency forces the Caribbean to consider how it should relate to a neighbour that is set on a course that is harmful to its core interests, and to identify more complementary global partners

/ June 2, 2017

Hubert Minnis claims election victory in The Bahamas

In an indictment on the politics of the Progressive Liberal Party, voters in The Bahamas have delivered a crushing blow to the PLP's political hierarchy in almost every constituency in the Commonwealth

/ May 10, 2017

Oil debt divides Caribbean over Venezuela

After taking on large amounts of Venezuelan debt under the Chavez-era PetroCaribe agreement, some Caribbean governments are now hopelessly compromised in responding to the Maduro regime's freefall

/ May 6, 2017

Jamaica looks to broaden economic growth through tourism diversification

Jamaica is making moves to ensure that the country’s tourism product not only generates prosperity for large hotel owners, but stimulates growth in the wider domestic economy as well

/ April 16, 2017

US pulls HIV funding from hard-hit Caribbean countries

Funding under the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief will be cut for several Caribbean countries, leaving a significant gap in the regional HIV/AIDS response

/ April 14, 2017

How branding is failing Haiti and the Dominican Republic

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