Tag: West Indies

Give Uruguay Meeting a chance…Venezuela crisis

Give Uruguay Meeting a chance…Venezuela crisis

| February 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Heads of Government of the independent member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), who met by video conference on January 24 to consider the fast-moving events surrounding Venezuela, demonstrated an independent and principled stance.  Absent from the meeting was any representative of the Bahamas and Haiti. It was clear that, collectively, the remaining 12 governments […]

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Jamaican HC New Year’s Message

Jamaican HC New Year’s Message

| January 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

E. Seth George Ramocan, CD High Commissioner for Jamaica  My fellow Jamaicans and Friends of Jamaica, It is my honour and pleasure to extend warmest greetings and best wishes to you and your families as we welcome a promising 2019. Over the past year, you have provided invaluable support to the work of the High […]

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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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