Category: Argument & Insight

Think pieces on critical matters affecting the Caribbean, its governments and people

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

No Judgment SKN: A movement to change a culture of sexual violence in St. Kitts & Nevis

"No Judgement SKN" is an emerging prevention and awareness organization that aims to provide support and resources for survivors of sexual violence in St. Kitts and Nevis

/ January 22, 2017

How branding shapes perceptions of Hispaniolia’s two states

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

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