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Olympic Glories and the Caribbean’s Image

The remarkable feats of Jamaican athletes at the 2012 Olympic Games and, to a lesser extent, those of Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago, must...

On ‘Freedom’ Anniversaries – The Caribbean at The Crossroads

There is something quite special about the month of August in the political and cultural history of our Caribbean—this region that bridges the two...

Trinidad PM Says Police Thwarted Assassination Plot

Trinidad and Tobago Prime  Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said today the country’s  law enforcement officials foiled a plot involving army soldiers  and police officers to assassinate her and other government  officials. Speaking at a nationally televised press conference, the  prime minister offered few details of the alleged plot. But she  described it as a “reprisal” for a state of emergency she  imposed three months ago to halt a surge in violent crime tied  to the drug trade.