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Caribbean Export – Part of the Best of Investing in Development

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, June 15, 2017. The 2017 edition of the European Commission’s event European Development Days (EDD) held on June 7-8 in Brussels saw the participation of the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) as part of those considered to…

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Tide in the affairs of men – The regional private sector must act now

A little over a month ago I attended two meetings in Europe, and they both underscored the necessity for the Caribbean private sector to urgently reconstitute a representative body that is able to actively engage with, and advocate on behalf…

Bad agreement for the Caribbean

By Grenville Phillips II From Barbados Today Ambassador Daniela Tramacere, head of the European Union delegation to the region, has recently publicly challenged my assessment of the region’s trade agreement with the EU. The trade agreement is called the Economic…

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Creative mechanisms required to make service providers competitive – CARICOM Ambassador

From CARICOM … there is need for us to turn the market access opportunities provided under the CSME, the OECS Economic Union and the EPA into market presence and penetration. The challenge here is that many of our service providers…

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Brexit and the Caribbean

By Aurelia Bruce From iAffairs The result of the Brexit vote undoubtedly shocked the region. Having had our own experience with referendum on remaining in a regional system, the vote has stirred discussions on possible exits in the CARICOM /CSME…

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St. Vincent’s Deputy PM critisises Caribbean-EU trade agreement

By Kenton X. Chance From iWitness News DAKAR, Senegal (CMC) – Senegal on Tuesday urged the African continent to ratify the regionalEconomic Partnership Agreements (EPA) with the European Union,even as one Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country is expressing regret as having…

Toxic Ash: A Caribbean time bomb Part 2 – They promised jobs…and brought ashes

By Omar Alfonso From Caribbean360 This is part two of a three-part investigative series produced by Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism, in collaboration with La Perla del Sur newspaper, about the environmental and health threat posed by coal ash…

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Caribbean countries not fully satisfied with EPA accord

From Antigua Observer Caribbean Forum (CARIFORUM) countries say they are yet to “meaningfully reap the potential benefits” of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) signed with Europe in 2008. The issue was among matters discussed at the 23rd Meeting of the…

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2015 environmental year in review

Authors Byron Taylor, David T Buente Jr, Roger R Martella Jr, Judith M Praitis Contributed by Sidley Austin LLP Environment & Climate Change USA Litigation developments Rulemaking and policy developments Enforcement developments Biotechnology developments Whether the issue was climate change, air quality standards or water…

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More bad news for DuPont: Teflon chemical builds up in breast-fed babies

By Bill Walker, Investigations Editor From If you’re a chemical industry spin doctor trying to discredit the scientific evidence on the dangers of a compound that contaminates the drinking water of millions of Americans, Thursday was a bad day….