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
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
The international community’s insistence that Haiti should have a democratically-elected government is warranted, but so too is their responsibility to rebuild the country.
The Caribbean is missing out on a booming marijuana industry, in deference for excessive penalties on its citizens for ganja use
The lack of strategic Zika prevention efforts causes travel concerns for the Caribbean
The list of economic challenges facing Cuba’s present and future leadership is daunting, and may well result in new uncertainties in a country with an economy in a slow transition