Category: Politics

The Law & Policy Desk covers legislative, domestic, regional and foreign policies of Caribbean governments, as well as the Caribbean Court of Justice

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

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

Caribbean warned of influx of Venezuelan refugees

A Caracas mayor has warned that Caribbean islands may suffer an influx of refugees from Venezuela if food shortages continue in the country

/ May 18, 2016

Venezuela is in free fall. What’s next for PetroCaribe?

Most of the Caribbean depends on Caracas for subsidised oil, but there is no telling how long the crippled Venezuelan economy can sustain it

/ April 25, 2016