Tag: West Indies

Coping with the OECD reality

Coping with the OECD reality

| November 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Demands of the rich man’s club, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), have once again created disarray in the Caribbean. It is a disarray to which Caribbean countries have contributed by their lack of a common and strong political response to the many impositions by the OECD on the global financial sector since […]

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India sweep T20 series vs West Indies

India sweep T20 series vs West Indies

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the end it ended the way it was expected as India won the Twenty20 series 3-0 against West Indies by winning the last match at Chennai in South India by six wickets. It was a dominating show by the hosts who thrashed the Windies 2-0 in the Test series, then bagged the One-Day International […]

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Savvy Corporate Planners joins CAMTRADEUK Directory

Savvy Corporate Planners joins CAMTRADEUK Directory

| November 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Professional business consultants Savvy Corporate Planners have signed up as PRO members on Caribbean Atlantic Marketplace. Check out their profile here: http://camtradeuk.com/savvy-corporate-planners Join today for great benefits and opportunities to link with thousands of UK and Caribbean businesses. Registration is FREE! CAMTRADEUK is the abbreviation of Caribbean Atlantic Marketplace international business directory. 

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India sweep Test series 2-0 vs West Indies

India sweep Test series 2-0 vs West Indies

| October 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the 1970s and 80s, West Indies were involved in many lopsided Test series. They were involved in another one this time, with the only difference being they ended up on the other side of the previous such series results. A clinical India completed one of the most ruthless clean sweeps in recent times as […]

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Strongman-ism in the House of the Americas

Strongman-ism in the House of the Americas

| October 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

In one year and eight months’ time the present holder of the Office of Secretary-General of the Organisation of American States (OAS) will end his current term.  Judging from his recent utterances, Luis Almagro, might not offer himself for a second term although he has not said so specifically. In his most recent statement on October […]

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India look to dominate West Indies at home

India look to dominate West Indies at home

| October 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Indian cricketers are finally back home. After an 81-day UK tour, followed by a fortnight-long Asia Cup meet at United Arab Emirates, the Indian team is now ready to take on West Indies at home. Stung by defeat in England and heading to Australia for a tough tour next month, India will look for […]

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No vigilante action in the Americas

No vigilante action in the Americas

| September 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

A furore surrounded Luis Almagro, the Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS), after the Associated Press (AP) reported him as encouraging military intervention in Venezuela to topple the government of President Nicolas Maduro.  The AP, on September 14, reported Almagro as saying: “With respect to a military intervention to overthrow Nicolas Maduro’s regime, […]

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The overseas territories – the long view

The overseas territories – the long view

| May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  A few days ago, the British Parliament voted to compel Britain’s overseas territories (OTs) in the Caribbean to adopt public registers of company ownership. The decision, which has been condemned by the states concerned, has multiple implications. It ignores their sovereignty, disenfranchises locally elected legislatures, undercuts economic development, harms post hurricane […]

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Sanctions and the law of unintended consequences

Sanctions and the law of unintended consequences

| May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  The problem with the use of trade sanctions is that the innocent get hurt. This is particularly so when one economically powerful nation acts against another, and regulations are written in such a way that they have an extraterritorial effect on third nations and their citizens. The best-known example is of […]

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Welcome Prince Charles by Royal wish and better sense

Welcome Prince Charles by Royal wish and better sense

| April 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

For two and half years since Commonwealth Heads of Government met in Malta in 2015, the British Government had been anxious to ensure that Prince Charles should succeed his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as Head of the Commonwealth of Nations.  Indeed, lobbying for agreement on such a succession was already in play before and during the […]

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