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  1. Sanders Commentary: Those who damage legal international order must be held to account

    Over the last few weeks since the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation, the world has witnessed the greatest weakness in the machinery entrusted with maintaining international peace and security. That machinery is the UN Security Council in which 5 permanent members each have a power of veto over all decisions. The weakness is […]

    April 13, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. April Fools’ Prank About Coup of Turks & Caicos Islands

    Statement From Bahamas’ Foreign Minister On Video About Turks and Caicos Islands 1 April 2022 For Immediate Release There is a video circulating which purports to be a newscast of a take over of the Turks and Caicos Islands by The Bahamas. There is no truth in it. It is a lie. One suspects that […]

    April 4, 2022Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. Co-Chairs’ Statement: 2022 Canada-CARICOM Foreign Ministers’ Group Meeting

    On April 1st, 2022, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration for Belize, and Chair of the Caribbean Community Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) co-chaired the 2022 Canada-CARICOM Foreign Ministers’ Group meeting, which was held virtually. Ministers reaffirmed the enduring value […]

    April 2, 2022TravelNo comments
  4. Shots fired in Ukraine may sink Small Island economies

    The Chair of the Executive Council of SIDS DOCK, the international organisation created to build sustainable energy and climate change resilience in small island countries, today warned that island economies could be collateral damage of the fighting in Ukraine. SIDS DOCK, the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) sustainable energy and climate resilience organisation is worried […]

    March 16, 2022NatureNo comments
  5. The world will pay a high price for Russian aggression: By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The invasion by the Russian Federation of the sovereign state of Ukraine has been roundly condemned by most countries of the world. However, Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, announced his support of it. Had President Maduro stopped short at his statement that: “We repudiate and reject all plans to surround Russia militarily and strategically. Russia has […]

    March 1, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. “Lee Kuan-Yew’s Caribbean rescue in the Commonwealth” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    Lee Kuan-Yew, who led Singapore for three decades, died on March 23rd. He was a remarkable man who is best remembered for courageous leadership that converted a tiny island with virtually no natural resources into one of the wealthiest countries in the world. This commentary recalls a particular role that he played on the Caribbean’s […]

    March 31, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. Trinidad+Tobago Film ‘Forward Ever’ screens at Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles

    Forward Ever: The Killing of a Revolution, directed and produced by Bruce Paddington, was an official selection at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, California in February 2015. Forward Ever explores the achievements and shortcomings of the People’s Revolutionary Government (1979-1983) of Grenada as it attempted to forge a new revolutionary society. The […]

    March 17, 2015CinemaNo comments
  8. NO ESCAPE – Drama Adaptation (Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan & Lake Bell)

    An intense international thriller, NO ESCAPE centers on an American businessman (Wilson) as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city.

    March 13, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. “BIG GAME” (Samuel L. Jackson – 2015)

    BIG GAME tells the story of Oskari (Onni Tommila), a shy, nervous 13-year old boy. Like his forefathers, his time has come to take a test of manhood by spending one day and one night alone in the wilderness of a vast local forest. Armed only with a bow and arrow, his task is to […]

    February 16, 2015Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. “The end of military rule in Fiji: The Commonwealth’s role” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The value of the Commonwealth of Nations was again evident recently as its perseverance paid off in Fiji. After 8 years, Fiji returned to Commonwealth membership last week following the decision by the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) that “credible elections” had brought to government a political party supported by the majority of the people […]

    October 5, 2014PoliticalNo comments