The original Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) of the Cold War—which still exists, but is truly irrelevant these days—was born in a very different era, one marked by European decolonization and newly emerging, independent states.
The Russia-Ukraine War and Two Interrelated Ways to Think about CARICOM States’ Associated Diplomacy
As CARICOM member states diplomatically contend with the fallout of the Russia-Ukraine war, which is an era-inducing catalyst for systemic change, the duality of purpose of their national interests has shone through on the international stage.
On Wednesday, the U.N. Security Council postponed votes on U.S.-proposed resolutions to address gang violence and ease supply shortages in Haiti. The resolutions, which the U.S. and Mexico support, would send a multinational action force to contest criminal gangs’ control over water and fuel supplies.
World leaders will converge on Glasgow this Sunday for the UN Climate Change Summit (COP 26). This year’s summit has garnered particular attention for its implications in Latin America and the Caribbean.
On Saturday, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake—more powerful than the 7.0 magnitude quake that savaged the country in 2010, killing nearly 200,000 and causing billions of dollars worth of damage—struck Haiti, killing over 2000 people, injuring at least 12,000 more, and leaving hundreds missing.