Politics

Stories, photos, videos that deal with issues related to governmental and party politics in the countries of the region, and with Caribbean people in the Diaspora.

Democracy vs Disinformation

Beyond introducing falsehoods into public discourse, the spread of disinformation can undermine the possibility of discourse itself, by calling into question actual facts.

Former UK Prime Minister did not agree to US invasion of Grenada

A report released by Britain ‘s National Archives on Thursday said Britain had been against United States plans to invade Grenada in 1983.

The documents indicate that then UK prime minister Margaret Thatcher and United States president Ronald Reagan were at odds over the plans to invade the Caribbean island after its revolutionary leader, Maurice Bishop and several of his cabinet ministers were executed by a section of the People’s Revolutionary Army (PRA) headed by then deputy leader, Bernard Coard.