Issue 001 (May 2019)

  • Lenstec Seeing Benefits

    It takes a long time to build business relationships with the Chinese, however once established, that relationship can reap many benefits.
  • The World's Factory

    Abed’s has been a staple retail and wholesale fabric company in Barbados for more than 20 years, offering the widest selection of fashion, home and commercial fabrics on the island.
  • The Oriental Arrival

    Philomena Lee remembers her family’s decision to leave China after World War II for the Caribbean, as a defining moment of her childhood – seared into her consciousness forever.
  • A Lady and Her Gentleman in Beijing

    Having lived in Mexico City a few years before moving to Beijing, I felt that I was up to the challenge of living in another big city.
  • Confucius

    Confucius (551–479 BC) was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician and philosopher.
  • We All Share the Benefits of China's Growth

    China and the Chinese are the nation that has made the largest contribution to improving the lives of Barbadians (and people all over the world) in the 21st century.
  • One Belt One Road

    The Chinese Government’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is seen by that country’s leadership as the latest phase of the opening of China’s economy to international commerce.
  • China Offers a Window of Opportunity for the Caribbean

    A report of the September 2018 Confucius Lecture, at UWI, Cave Hill, St Michael, Barbados, given by Dr. Chelston Brathwaite, former Barbados Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.
  • How China’s Economic Success Contributes to Caribbean Prosperity

    Inaugural Confucius Institute Lecture Confucius Institute Lecture, UWI Cave Hill, Barbados