CARICOM has ‘denounced’ the U.S. decision to redesignate Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism. David Jessop writes that sanctions on Cuba have failed, have the effect of consolidating power, harm those least able to cope with their economic and social impact, and require urgent review by the Biden administration.
A phenomenal connection exists between Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and its now most-renowned member, the Honorable United States Vice President Kamala Harris.
Elizabeth Rezende juxtaposes William Cleveland’s lecture on the windmills of St. Croix given at the Society of Virgin Islands Historians with Elisa McKay’s creation of a windmill collage that appears in the 2021 calendar for the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts.
Dr. Hadiya Sewer, Lorelei Monsanto and Theodora E. Moorehead suggest that Caneel Bay could be a cooperative resort owned by the people of the Virgin Islands. The once famed resort should benefit its workers and the wider community of St. Johnians.
As president, Joe Biden is expected to embrace the Americas, seeking a relationship that is both collegiate and developmental. David Jessop argues that it is incumbent upon Caribbean private sector leaders to develop new working relationship in Washington to make clear what is required.
What of the thousands of devoted Republican voters who showed up at this final, violent Trump Rally?
The pandemic has demonstrated conclusively that a vibrant tourism industry is central to Caribbean economic growth. David Jessop writes that industry leaders have begun to focus on how recovery might lead to a better integrated industry able to support national and regional development.
As I sat glued to live coverage of Wednesday’s outrageous acts of insurrection in Washington, D.C., I saw one chilling moment during which a journalist was being held by police, an image that will be a recurring nightmare until the day I die.
The University of the Virgin Islands once had the following tagline: "Historically American. Uniquely Caribbean. Globally Interactive." So, what is the link between the tagline and a development agenda for the U.S. Virgin Islands?
DaraMonifah® Cooper considers the possibilities and challenges of a new world post COVID-19.