Category: Martinique News

Brexit’s many imponderables

Brexit’s many imponderables

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  Many months have passed since this column last addressed the issue of Brexit and what it may mean for the Caribbean and its long-standing relationship with the United Kingdom. This  is  because  the  shape  of  Britain’s  future  relationship  with  the  EU27  and  other international trade partners including the Caribbean remains ill-defined, […]

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MP David Lammy puts pressure on Home Secretary

MP David Lammy puts pressure on Home Secretary

| April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

MP David Lammy puts pressure on Home Secretary in defence of the many displaced Caribbean nationals through a government cock-up under a new immigration law.

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The implications of a divisive Summit of the Americas

The implications of a divisive Summit of the Americas

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe David Jessop In just over a week’s time the Summit of the Americas will take place in Lima, Peru. It will likely illustrate just how divided the hemisphere has become. Since the last such event was held in Panama City in 2015 much has changed. Then, improved hemispheric relations seemed possible. […]

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The new masters of the universe

The new masters of the universe

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe David Jessop It is far from easy to separate fact from fiction when it comes to recent allegations about the effect that big data may have had on Caribbean democracy. This is because it is difficult to determine whether the harvesting and use of personal information by Cambridge Analytica, Aggregate IQ […]

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The region’s recent history is being lost

The region’s recent history is being lost

| March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  At the start of the month, Barbados’ former Prime Minister, Owen Arthur, officially departed the island’s Parliament and elective politics. Some weeks prior, he had indicated that he would not be running again in his St Peter constituency after the island’s legislature had been dissolved. Uniquely, he is the only Barbadian […]

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Better understanding of the complexity of the diaspora is required

Better understanding of the complexity of the diaspora is required

| March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  When it comes to harnessing the power of the Caribbean’s sizeable diaspora in North America and Europe, much of the recent emphasis has been on encouraging investment. This approach, in part, stems from two World Bank Group studies, one in 2013 and another in 2016. The more recent of the two […]

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Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question VI

Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question VI

| March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Answer to question number #5 is Guyana. The persons who provided the correct answers to question #5 were Ron forbes from Jamaica based in London, Magdelene Daniel from St Lucia, Gulsie Suleman from Trinidad and Tobago based in London, Jackie Walcott from Barbados, Ava Brown from Jamaica based in London and Margaret St John from […]

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The EU27, common values and the Caribbean

The EU27, common values and the Caribbean

| March 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe David Jessop At the start of February, Stefano Manservisi, the Director General of the European Commission’s Development Directorate, delivered a lecture at the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI). It was a part of university’s Distinguished Open Lectures series. His subject was ‘The EU and the Caribbean: […]

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Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question V

Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question V

| March 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Answer to question number #4 is British 1625. The persons to provide the correct answer to question #4 were Nordia Jackson from Jamaica based in London, Margaret St John from Grenada based in London, Doneeka Brown from Jamaica based in America, Jackie Walcott from Barbados. CONGRATULATIONS ladies you have all been entered in the grand finale […]

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Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question IV

Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question IV

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Answer to question number #3 is 1498. The person to provide the correct answer to question #3 was Gulsie Suleman from Trinidad and Tobago based in London. CONGRATULATIONS Gulsie you have been entered in the grand finale draw for phase 1 in three weeks on Saturday 24th March 2018. RULES:  In order to qualify…Send answer to: quiz@caribdirect.com […]

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