A danger posed to countries of the Caribbean by the withdrawal of correspondent banking relations (CBRs) from regional banks by global banks in the US
The Caribbean’s fate is to be in the news.
The visitor was the same, but the conversations were different.
In Havana, the dominating idea was of bilateral relations: We are distinct, but we should forge a common future.
In Buenos Aires, the agreements were many, so the dominating question was different: How do we construct a good future for this region?
On a map of the Caribbean and Central America, 47-year-old Zhang Qing draws an oval. The starting point of this oval is his current location of Trinidad and Tobago. The right arc of that oval connects several Caribbean islands together, extending up to Miami in the U.S., extending from there to the left, passing [Read more]
The recent sanctions on Venezuela and the incomprehensible designation of our country as a 'threat to national security' . . . are yet another example of the [United States'] self-proclaimed 'manifest destiny.'