Tag: Commonwealth

Antigua and Barbuda challenges US Report

Antigua and Barbuda challenges US Report

| April 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Washington, DC, 11 April 2018…The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has challenged the findings of the United States 2018 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) which has publicly labelled all member-states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) as “major money laundering jurisdictions”.  Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador in Washington, Sir Ronald Sanders, today dispatched a diplomatic note […]

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Trade wars in no one’s interest

Trade wars in no one’s interest

| April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Government of the People’s Republic of China wrote to the Chairperson of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on April 4, registering a dispute with the Government of United States of America over duties that would be applied by the U.S. only to China’s products.   The Chinese action was […]

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Guyana TV News: Family needs help to find loved one

Guyana TV News: Family needs help to find loved one

| March 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

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Jus’ Caribbean Festival Tickets Go Live

Jus’ Caribbean Festival Tickets Go Live

| July 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tickets Go Live for Jus’ Caribbean Festival

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Globalization disadvantaged small states

Globalization disadvantaged small states

| April 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Globalisation was originally a construct of industrialised nations whose economic activity had developed sufficiently to withstand competition within their own borders from other countries, and who had the capability of exporting goods and services to other markets. Their objective was to persuade other nations to open up their markets by liberalising trade, investment and international […]

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OAS dysfunctionality requires Charter review

OAS dysfunctionality requires Charter review

| April 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

On March 28, the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) experienced a public spectacle of disarray that, in 36 years of diplomatic life in many international and multinational organizations, I have never witnessed.  A similar observation was made by many other seasoned Ambassadors. The spectacle, which was a complete breakdown of all […]

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One Love. The Bob Marley Musical Review Part II

One Love. The Bob Marley Musical Review Part II

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bob Marley comes Alive Part II One Love The Bob Marley Musical tells part of his life story, part of his success, with hints of why he is still remembered today. The show starts with his early career and ends with the 1978 One Love Peace Concert in his native Jamaica. In true Hollywood style, […]

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One Love. The Bob Marley Musical Review

One Love. The Bob Marley Musical Review

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bob Marley comes Alive A few weeks ago almost everyone I had spoken to in Birmingham, seemed  to know that the Bob Marley Musical was about to be staged in the second city. A former headmaster offered, “they have already extended the run”.  Come what may expectations were high. I arrived from London on the […]

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Commonwealth Free Trade: a British straw man?

Commonwealth Free Trade: a British straw man?

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Commonwealth Free Trade Area (FTA) would go down in India “like a lead balloon”.   That’s the opinion of Indian Member of Parliament, Shashi Tharoor, as British Ministers and Empire-dreamers run around Britain trying to promote the idea that a Commonwealth FTA is a viable alternative to trade with the European Union (EU) which Britain […]

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Trump, trade and the Caribbean

Trump, trade and the Caribbean

| January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Trade between the US and other countries of the world, particularly China, was a major plank of Donald Trump’s campaign for the Presidency.  He regarded all the trade deals as inimical to US interests.   So, is there reason for Caribbean Community Common Market (CARICOM) countries to worry about their trade relationship with the US under […]

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