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    By Sir Ronald Sanders   (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the Organisation of American States.  The views expressed are his own)   “International interests in Haiti, in addition to checking off an ‘elections done’ box, are largely defined by controlling emigration, […]

Let the voices of the Haitian people be heard



Basseterre, St.Kitts (Team UNITY Communications) Dr the Hon Timothy Harris, Leader of Team Unity is asking the illegitimate Douglas regime to come clean over the deals involving the Citizenship by Investment Programme.  Dr Harris said increasingly the international community is becoming concerned over the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Programme.  […]

DR DOUGLAS SHOULD COME CLEAN OVER CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT PROGRAMME ...



By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Consultant, Senior Research Fellow at London University and former Caribbean diplomat)   US President Barack Obama’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 24 should rank as a rare breath of fresh air in a body that for decades […]

Obama: The Cold Logic Of Mass Graves


New York, 26 September 2012 We meet at a time of historic and often inspirational change in the Middle East and North Africa. Several momentous transitions in the Arab World are under way — moving ahead with difficulty but in the clear direction of the freedoms that had been denied […]

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL REMARKS AT HIGH-LEVEL MEETING OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL ...


by Sir Ronald Sanders A recent statement by the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Irwin La Rocque, that the region has been “overly ambitious in its integration targets”, coming from the person who is expected to drive the regional integration process, is cause for disappointment. The Secretary-General said that […]

Ambition Without Action is FAILURE



By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Consultant and former Caribbean Diplomat) At last a French President visited Haiti – a country that contributed greatly to France’s accumulation of wealth in the 18th Century and which France impoverished for a century after that. Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in devastated Haiti […]

France in Haiti: A fresh start by Sarkozy?