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BY DEBORAH HOLMES — Entrepreneur. Businessman. Author. Dynamo. Words evocative of riveting …
BY SIR RONALD SANDERS – A common market in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries would lead to a substantial rise in regional exports. This is one of the findings of a new World Bank Report entitled, …
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 3, 2015 (AMG) – In his first address to the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), President David Granger of Guyana excoriated the government of Venezuela over its longstanding …
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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, July 1, 2015 (AMG) — Leaders of the Caribbean Forum for the Liberation and Acceptance of Genders and Sexualities (CariFLAGS) – a regional coalition of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organizations – today sent a letter to CARICOM heads of government urging them not to fall prey
BY DAVID KROEKER-MAUS – Last month, Haiti’s National Bureau of Election Disputes issued a decision that sent shockwaves through the country’s political class, ruling current First Lady Sophia Martelly ineligible to contest a Senate seat in this year’s elections. The first lady, who was born
HAVANA, Cuba, April 24, 2015 (AMG) — Several dozen members of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, D.C. will be travelling to Cuba this summer for a week of performances in the Havana area. The tour was coordinated with the help of the Youth for Understanding
BY SIR RONALD SANDERS — There are many victims of terrorism carried out in the name of Allah and the prophet Muhammad, but none more so than people of the Muslim faith or people with Muslim names.
Throughout the world, perfectly innocent, law-abiding Muslims have become objects of suspicion
THE CELEBRATION OF ZWARTE PIET – a thick-lipped, soot-skinned, unintelligent slave of St. Nicholas – has caught flak in the decades since the arrival of Afro-Caribbean communities into the Netherlands in the 1950s and 1960s.
Now, a new generation in the vanguard of Dutch Black identity is rising
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, December 1, 2014 — CariFLAGS, a coalition of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organizations in the Caribbean, has entered the debate now swirling around Barbadian Minister of Environment & Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe, over faith, equality and “gender-neutral” legislation in Barbados.
In a letter sent today
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A report titled ‘Not Safe at Home: Violence and Discrimination against LGBT People in Jamaica’ was published last month by Human Rights Watch, detailing 56 counts of violence against people who reported being targeted as a result of their actual or perceived sexual identity.
Washington, DC, October 10,2014 (AMG) – Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, died on Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital, unlike several other Ebola patients who received care in America. But why?
Duncan’s friends and family have their
AMG EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The power of the media to shape and influence public perceptions comes with great responsibility.
When AMG decided to cover reactions to the Barbados Nation’s mischaracterisation of a residential community being built by a group of Muslims, we attempted to insert balance into a
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, July 1, 2015 (AMG) — Leaders of the Caribbean Forum for the Liberation and Acceptance of Genders and Sexualities (CariFLAGS) – a regional coalition of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organizations – today sent a letter to …
KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 17, 2015 (AMG) — In light of the negativity surrounding the frequent and ongoing fires at the Riverton City Dump, the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) released a policy brief outlining how Jamaica …
BY DAVID KROEKER-MAUS – Last month, Haiti’s National Bureau of Election Disputes issued a decision that sent shockwaves through the country’s political class, ruling current First Lady Sophia Martelly ineligible to contest a Senate seat …