Month: June 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

John Ashe, Antigua and Barbuda’s former UN Ambassador, has died

A revered diplomat for most of his career, the former Antigua Ambassador to the United Nations has died suddenly at age 61

/ June 22, 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

A Caribbean without sea turtles?

It has never been more important for the Caribbean to protect its sea turtles, and our World Ocean's Day message highlights the urgency of the problem

/ June 8, 2016

With anti-gay laws, the state is complicit in violence against LGBT people

Anti-gay laws, even if sparsely enforced, are far from innocuous. By setting up categories for normalcy and deviance, they continue to legitimise acts of violence against LGBT people.

/ June 1, 2016