Caribbean Public Policy: Regional, Cultural, And by Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-wagner, Dennis J Gayle

By Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-wagner, Dennis J Gayle

Developing international locations, together with these within the Caribbean, are urgently looking to establish new moorings within the post–Cold warfare international, that is characterised by means of complicated new financial and sociopolitical demanding situations. Caribbean international locations needs to now compete for funding capital and markets whereas striving for social fairness, holding consultant democracy, and maintaining the environment.This publication bargains a accomplished evaluate of public coverage concerns within the zone, having a look specifically at those very important issues: financial coverage, the local company atmosphere, regionalism and integration, greater schooling, overall healthiness care, hard work and migration, gender, drug abuse and narcotrafficking, the surroundings, telecommunications, and technology and expertise. The members, all eminent representatives from the English, Spanish, French, and Dutch Caribbean, compile culturally diversified viewpoints and deal with matters with a fresh directness, assessing realities, demanding situations, and attainable futures of the Caribbean.

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S. Bureau of the Census. 1992. S. S. Government Printing Office. S. House of Representatives. 1993. A Bill: Caribbean Basin Free Trade Agreement Act, HR 1403. : March. World Bank. 1988. The Caribbean; Export Preferences and Performance. : World Bank. 4 Hemispheric Trends: The Impact of Free Trade on the Dependent Caribbean— The Case of the French Overseas Departments Jean-Pierre Chardon Introduction The French Overseas Departments in the Americas (departments d'outre mer or DOM), integrated as they are with France, tend to be neglected in consideration of policy matters in the Caribbean.

World Bank. 4 Hemispheric Trends: The Impact of Free Trade on the Dependent Caribbean— The Case of the French Overseas Departments Jean-Pierre Chardon Introduction The French Overseas Departments in the Americas (departments d'outre mer or DOM), integrated as they are with France, tend to be neglected in consideration of policy matters in the Caribbean. The creation of the North American Free Trade Area (NAFTA) and the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) offer the analyst a good opportunity to discuss the role of the DOM in the region.

To this can be added the different productive structures characteristic of the two banana blocs: Latin Americans rely on a powerful agroprocessing organization using cheap labor, whereas the small island growers suffer from cost-intensive products and limited profit margins. Policy-makers in the French Antilles are concerned that any wiping out of the banana production either in their own territories or in the Englishspeaking islands would immediately result in the loss of jobs for thousands of people.

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