A group of experts have signed a Charter for Language Rights and Policy for the Creole-speaking Caribbean, coming out of which are plans for a Regional Council of Language Policy and Rights.
Listen to the 'dialect dilemma' in BBC Caribbean Magazine
This policy document is to be presented to regional governments as well to Caricom and the United Nations Education and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) for adoption.
This issue continues to divide opinion.
In some countries in the Caribbean the local Creole is taught, while in some other circles it’s frowned on.
So what do you think?
What should be the role and place of Creole or Patois in Caribbean society?