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Foreign providers in the Caribbean: pillagers or preceptors?

From Eldis Cross-border higher education in the Caribbean Are the foreign providers of education in the Caribbean pillagers or preceptors? This collaborative paper addresses the growing phenomenon of cross-border higher education (CBHE), specifically on the trends of CBHE in the…

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China could help with Argentina’s $1.5B debt

By Chaka Phillips “A look at China’s impact on Latin America and the Caribbean Region” China and Latin America’s business arrangement seems to go as far back as 2000. Now China’s influence is growing not just in Latin American countries,…

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Sand, sun & smart growth? Reframing the Caribbean as an urban region

By Greg Scruggs Dying downtowns, disaster recovery and selling politicians on the virtues of smart growth are familiar themes tossed about at your standard confab of urban professionals. But in this case, the downtowns in question are in places like…

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CARPHA’s new laboratory promises faster detection and response to control disease outbreaks in the Caribbean

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is now better equipped to perform faster and safer detection and response to infectious disease outbreaks in the Region. Thanks to the Government of Canada’s Global Partnership Programme…

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Anti-gay laws undermine fight against HIV/AIDS in Caribbean – experts

By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Anti-gay laws and cultural attitudes are preventing the most vulnerable people accessing HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programmes in parts of the Caribbean, UNAIDS and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and…

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CARIBBEAN VIEW: Re-thinking Caribbean tourism again

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Huntington News Most of the Caribbean tourism groups have claimed the recent change in the Air Passenger Duty (APD) as ‘a complete victory’ for the Caribbean.  The ‘victory’ is hardly ‘complete’, if it is a…