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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the annual CARICOM reception in Ottawa, February 2019. Image: CanadianPM/Twitter
Yves Engler | Until Canada actually walks the anti-imperialist walk, rather than spouting occasional progressive talk, Caribbean countries should vote against Canada's bid for a seat on the UN Security Council.
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Yves Engler | CIBC is a major player in the region and has been linked to various tax avoidance schemes. Ottawa shaped post-independence Caribbean banking regulations.
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Yves Engler | Proposing Canada acquire Turks and Caicos or rule Haiti may be outlandish, but it's not benign. They enable politicians to pursue ever more aggressive policies in the region.
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Lindsay Presswell | CaribbeanTales is a festival of immense scope: it lasts over a month and showcases the best of what the entire Caribbean has to offer for the film industry, including the innovative CaribbeanTales-TV.
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Noreen Mae Ritsema | In celebration of Black History Month, here are some recent Canadian releases that are not to be missed.
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Kevin Edmonds | Abuses against banana growers are rife as western multi-nationals squeeze all the goodness and money out of Canada's love affair with that delectable fruit.
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Derrick O'Keefe | 'Especially given the track records of the U.S. and Canadian governments towards Haiti, the militarization of aid and infringements on Haitian sovereignty threaten to compound a tragic situation.'
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Anthony Fenton | Two years ago Wednesday, one of Haiti's most tireless and well-known political and human rights activists, Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine, was kidnapped. He has not been seen since.
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Stefan Christoff | Canada has aggressively pushed to establish trade agreements in the Americas and, in pursuit of this, signed bilateral trade deals with Peru and Colombia in 2009.
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Yves Engler | Canada has long been influential in Jamaica and across the English-speaking Caribbean. Some prominent Canadians once wanted to add Britain’s Caribbean colonies to Canada’s expanding territory.
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Norman Girvan | Obama may make the big media splash when he visits the Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago, but Fidel Castro is still the spectre haunting its deliberations.
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Roger Annis | On February 29, 2004, Haiti's popular, elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, was overthrown with the political backing of the U.S., France and Canada.