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What would Alexander Hamilton think if he knew … That on his homeland of St. Kitts & Nevis the he adopted as his new homeland and helped build as a founding father does not .. The United States of America still does not have an embassy in St. Kitts & Nevis as well as four other Caribbean nations – Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Antigua & Barbuda, and St. Vincent & Grenadines.

Thousands of years of human history cannot be overruled by three hours of debate before nine imperfect people. But this week that is the best liberals can hope for in the race to upend nature's law -- and nature's God. Outside the U.S. Supreme Court, where the future of civilization was on trial, people from both sides of the marriage debate soaked in the sun while inside clouds gathered over the question that's shadowed America for the last 11 years: does the court have a right to force same-sex "marriage" on every state in the union?

This morning, as I looked at the headlines from around the region on my Google newsfeed, one stood out. It summed up in one sentence what I think is the problem with most Caribbean governments today – both old and new – and why the region seems to be consistently on pause.

A little over five years ago the countries of CARIFORUM signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with Europe. This asymmetrical free trade arrangement was meant to improve exports of CARIFORUM goods and services to Europe and to encourage regional integration. The agreement which was then, and still is contentious, is likely again to become the subject of debate as the year goes on.

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