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In Focus


M. Sevala Naik

India and Jamaica, and the wider Caribbean share many commonalities from their colonial past, emerging as sovereign nations, vibrant democracies, and the deeply embedded Indian culture. There are numerous layers which provide a heady mix and...
Tian Qi

On June 18, the high-level videoconference on Belt and Road international cooperation was held in Beijing under the theme ‘Belt and Road International Cooperation: Combating COVID-19 with Solidarity’. It was attended by the foreign ministers or...

Investors should stay invested and take advantage of the opportunities that have been presented by the COVID-19 crisis. There is opportunity in every crisis and this one (the COVID-19 pandemic) is no different. Now is therefore an opportune time to...

In many ways, Kingston embodies the spirit of Jamaica. It is the hub of commerce, a centre of creativity, and the nexus of public administration. It is also a fact that our nation’s capital is a microcosm of society as within this urban space exist...

When we think of countries sharing common problems, we do not readily think of India and Jamaica. One is a populous multifarious behemoth, home to 1.3 billion people, while the other is a tiny island, the home of reggae and barely 2.7 million...

On June 9, the world paused in tribute to and protest of the killing of George Perry Floyd Jr Reminiscent of the first Moonwalk, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the release of Nelson Mandela, and the 9/11 NYC terrorist attack, there is a sense that we...

June 21 is observed as International Day of Yoga (IDY) throughout the world every year in order to spread awareness about the positive effects of yoga on people’s health. To mark this day, the high commission invites yoga enthusiasts and...

The People’s National Party (PNP) has long been limping around with the twin horrors of its leader, Dr Peter Phillips, showing up less popular in opinion polls than the party he leads and, if that was insufficient ignominy, the PNP consistently and...

Waking up to screams, thuds, angry shouting, and the sickening sound of someone crashing into a wall, a table, a door. This is the cruel reality of many children and young people across our Commonwealth. As economies, institutions, and social-...

China held this year’s two sessions of the National People’s Congress (NPC, China’s top legislature) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC, China’s top political advisory body) in May. The two sessions not only set...
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