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A Single Caribbean Sports Academy – Part II

Olympic goldThe success of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) athletes at the 2012 Olympic Games in London has created an

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A Single Caribbean Sports Academy to Ensure Future World Champions

Medals wonOn the basis of the size of populations and medals won, the tiny Caribbean island of Grenada would be ranked

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A Collective Voice for Developing Countries

A Collective VoiceBetween 10 and 14 May, two meetings took place that were of significance to the people of developing

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Holding Up A Torch For Life - Regulating Weapons

Regulating WeaponsCaribbean Community (CARICOM) countries joined dozens of other nations in fighting for a robust and

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Caribbean Rum Facing Threat in the US

Squeeze-out CARICOM rumsRum-producing countries of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) may have to take the US to

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Rum Parting the Ways Between US and the Caribbean

Rum Parting the Ways Between US and the CaribbeanThe rum industry in the non-US countries in the Caribbean is now under serious threat.  At risk are the jobs

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The Poles Melt - We Drown

The Poles Melt - We DrownIn 1982, the less than one-year old Caribbean small island state, Antigua and Barbuda, raised the proposition

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Making the Judgement on Obama

BalanceThe prospects of Barack Obama being re-elected as President of the United States appear to be hanging in the

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Trinidad and the CCJ – Still Loitering

Still LoiteringJust in case it has escaped careful attention, the Trinidad and Tobago government does not intend to abolish

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Leadership Needed to Resolve Trade Issues with Europe

Trade IssuesA copy paper manufacturer in a Caribbean country is facing closure of his business and his 300 employees are

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Decisions on Cuba Rooted in Politics- not Principle

Decisions on Cuba Rooted in Politics- not PrincipleUS President Barack Obama vetoed Cuba’s attendance at this month’s Summit of the Americas in Colombia for

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This Is No Time For A Weaker Caribbean Community

Effective-diplomacyAt the opening of the 33rd Conference of the 15-Nation Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), the

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China and Caribbean Countries - Getting it Right

Getting it RightChina’s presence in the Caribbean is becoming a matter of increasing debate, if not concern, as more

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Agreement With Europe Begins to Kick

Agreement With Europe Begins to KickA statement credited to Alexander Walford, Policy Officer of the Caribbean-European Union (EU) in the

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Why No Air Tansport Talks Including REDjet

LIAT-CAL-and-REDJETWhat prohibits a meeting of representatives of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments on the crucial

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Rio+20- No Closer to a Safer Global Environment

No Closer to a Safer Global EnvironmentThe Rio+20 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has brought the world no closer to a safer global

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Trayvon Martin and St Vincent’s UN Ambassador - the Racist Similarities

prejudiceIt seems that institutional racial profiling continues to be a massive problem in the United States,

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Hope Fades for Benefits from Rio+20 Earth Summit


Weaknesses of small states in dealing with global environmental issues that mortally affect them have

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Where are Businesses in Caribbean Business?

Like-pressure-cookers-waiting-to-explodeThe countries of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), with the exception of Guyana and

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Who Should Head the Commonwealth

Who Should Head the CommonwealthNow that there has been an enormously successful rejoicing of the 60-year reign of Elizabeth II as Queen of

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The Attractions of Nationhood - Illusion and Reality

NationhoodThis paper will explore the lure of independence for the remaining non-independent territories in the

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Wishing the Mexican President Well- But Not Holding a Breath

Wishing the Mexican President WellNo one should envy the President of Mexico, Felipe Calderón, as he chairs a meeting of the G20, the world

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Sir Ronald Sanders

Sir Ronald Sanders is a business executive and former Caribbean diplomat who publishes widely on Small States in the global community.



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