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A New Paradigm For Caribbean Development: Transitioning To A Green Economy

The main objective of the study is to augment the regional and international dialogue on the Green Economy in the context of inclusive and sustainable development. The study contributes to knowledge about and understanding of the fundamental requirements for transitioning to a Green Economy in the Caribbean and the attendant implications for policy and institutional arrangements.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Resilience Amidst Rising Tides

The Caribbean is the most tourism-dependent region in the world. The sector is the greatest contributor of employment and Gross Domestic Product throughout most of the islands that comprise the archipelago.
For these nations, tourism provides a source of foreign exchange and helps to...

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Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Caribbean Response To The UK Government’s Consultation On Reform Of Air Passenger Duty

Air Passenger Duty (APD) has reduced tourism arrivals into the Caribbean from the UK and has caused a negative impact on visitor expenditure and overall economic growth.
Caribbean Governments, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA)...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Caribbean Civil Society Cervical Cancer Advocacy Handbook and Planning Tool

Every year, approximately 2,300 women in the Caribbean die unnecessarily from cervical cancer.
The Caribbean is among the top four highest sub-regions in the world with respect to incidence of cervical cancer1 and has the highest burden of HPV in the Americas. Cervical cancer is the second...

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Friday, November 22, 2013
Barbados Long-Term Rating Lowered To 'BB-' From 'BB+'; Outlook Negative

On Nov. 20, 2013, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered its long-term rating on Barbados to 'BB-' from 'BB+' and affirmed the short-term rating at 'B'. The rating outlook is negative.
The downgrade reflects the mounting external pressures associated with a persistent current...

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Cave Hill At 50 -Path To Prosperity

It is fitting, therefore, fifty years later, that the university present for purposes of reflection a selection of key addresses delivered at the college in its first five years.
These historic documents, then, belong to the present and to the future. They ought to be read and digested by...

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Saturday, October 12, 2013
The Impact Of Air Passenger Duty And Possible Alternatives For The Caribbean

“Heads of Government noted with concern the potentially negative implications for the regional tourism industry of the Air Passenger Duty (APD)/Per Plane Duty (PPD) ‐ proposed by the Government of the United Kingdom. Given that Tourism was the mainstay of many of our economies, they also...

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Tuesday, November 9, 2010
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