How the OAS Revived the Cold War in the Americas

Statue of Isabella I the Catholic Queen in front of the seat of the Organization of American States in Washington D.C. Photograph Source: Martin Baran – CC BY-SA 3.0 The OAS has never been a neutral forum. Since its founding in 1948, the United States government has always wielded power far beyond its vote. Each … Continue reading “How the OAS Revived the Cold War in the Americas”

The Cruise Industry Pressured Caribbean Islands to Allow Tourists Onto Their Shores Despite Coronavirus Concerns

Sam Duncombe, head of the Bahamian environmental organization reEarth, looked on with concern Thursday as island authorities debated whether to allow passengers to disembark from Fred Olsen Cruise Lines’ Braemar, the latest ship hit by the novel coronavirus. Duncombe is a longtime critic of the cruise industry and has led the fight against Disney’s plan … Continue reading “The Cruise Industry Pressured Caribbean Islands to Allow Tourists Onto Their Shores Despite Coronavirus Concerns”

9th Summit of the African, Caribbean, Pacific Group of States opens in Kenya

London, Dec. 9, 2019 (AltAfrica)- The 9th Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States  (ACP Group), opens on Monday in Nairobi, Kenya. The summit will look into ways of reducing, preventing and overcoming terrorism and insecurity to enhance development while also taking into consideration socioeconomic … Continue reading “9th Summit of the African, Caribbean, Pacific Group of States opens in Kenya”

L’enlèvement comme instrument du génie impérial ?

Par The Saker − Le 6 septembre 2019 − Source thesaker.is via Unz Review Il n’y a rien de nouveau à ce que les empires prennent des otages et les utilisent pour faire pression sur les groupes rebelles qui ne doivent pas oublier «qui est le chef». L’arrestation récente en Italie d’Alexander Korshunov, directeur du … Continue reading “L’enlèvement comme instrument du génie impérial ?”

Géopolitique des Caraïbes du XXIème siècle 1/4

Par Andrew Korybko − Le 12 juillet 2017 − Source geopolitica.ru On pense généralement à la Mer des Caraïbes comme à un « lac étasunien » séparant les deux continents américains, et cette zone a de fait subi en pratique l’influence exclusive de Washington depuis le début du XXème siècle. Cuba constitue bien sûr l’exception à cette … Continue reading “Géopolitique des Caraïbes du XXIème siècle 1/4”

In the Caribbean, colonialism and inequality mean hurricanes hit harder

A satellite image of Hurricane Irma spiraling through the Caribbean. NOAA/APHurricane Maria, the 15th tropical depression this season, is now battering the Caribbean, just two weeks after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc in the region. The devastation in Dominica is “mind-boggling,” wrote the country’s prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, on Facebook just after midnight on September 19. … Continue reading “In the Caribbean, colonialism and inequality mean hurricanes hit harder”