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By Sir Ronald Sanders   To anyone living in a developing country that is not an oil-producer, the present drop in the price of oil is very welcome.   Ever since the world’s major oil-producing nations, through the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), dramatically increased prices in 1973, the […]

Oil Prices Fall Sharply: Will Poor Populations benefit?

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 12 August 2012 Today’s generation of youth –the largest the world has ever known, and the vast majority of whom live in developing countries — has unprecedented potential to advance the well-being of the entire human family. Yet too many young people, including […]


By Sir Ronald Sanders The Government of Canada has placed itself in the front of the drive to reform the 54-nation Commonwealth. The 62-year old organisation should be all the better for Canada’s initiative. At the end of last year, Canada’s Foreign Minister, John Baird, announced the appointment of Hugh […]

Canada Taking the Commonwealth Lead

Part 2 By Madge Linton In my last article I expressed my thoughts and opinions on why entrepreneurship should be weaved into the school curriculum starting at an early age and I promised to share with you some of the programs that I am familiar with in bringing this culture […]


THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD DIABETES DAY 14 November 2011 This year’s World Diabetes Day comes at a time of unprecedented international action to confront this and other non-communicable diseases. Just two months ago, the United Nations General Assembly held its first-ever High-level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of […]


By Madge Linton Some say entrepreneurs are born others say they are made. Regardless of where you stand on the subject, one thing is for sure, entrepreneurs need the tools and resources, be it business planning, technological, financial, and product knowledge.

Planting the Seed of Entrepreneurship