Jun 3rd, 2012
Heads of State of the African Union (AU) gathered in Sandton, South Africa on Friday 25 May for the first Global African Diaspora Summit. This meeting aspired to forge closer ties between ‘Africa and its offspring’, as one of the delegates at the summit described it. The summit is the res...
Dec 22nd, 2011
Early this month, the US repaid Trinidad and Tobago’s hospitality by acutely embarrassing the Caribbean nation in the presence of regional leaders. But, as Norman Girvan reports, it was America’s image that suffered the most. Stupid, petty, vindictive, short sighted, counter-productive, a huge diplom...