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Constructing The Greater Caribbean

As many of you here know, some years ago I published a paper which discussed the various meanings and definitions that are attached to the term ‘Caribbean’. In these reflections, I want to explore how far the on-going project of constructing the Caribbean may usefully be looked at through the optic of the opposing forces of empire and resistance.

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Monday, October 7, 2013
Measuring Household ICT Access And Individual Use: Jamaica’s Experience

This paper focuses on the measurement of household access to and individual use of ICTs in Jamaica, the policy framework being implemented, and how ICTs are incorporated into the development plans for the country.
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) play a vital role in the...

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Monday, June 14, 2010
Jews of Jamaica

On 9 November 2006 the Jewish community in Jamaica celebrated its 350th anniversary, delayed by one year in order to mark the opening of a Jamaican Jewish Heritage Centre built adjacent to the Kingston synagogue.

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Monday, January 15, 2007
Travel & Tourism As A Driver Of Economic Development In Jamaica

Tourism has increasingly become the primary supplier of foreign exchange to the Jamaican economy as remittance inflows and bauxite earnings experienced a major set back as a result of the global economic crisis.
Tourism is widely considered to be a key driver of the Jamaican economy. The...

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Update On The Jamaican Economy

Although economic growth returned in 2011, a lack of public investment coupled with pro-cyclical macroeconomic policies implemented under the IMF agreement constrained growth.
This paper looks at Jamaica’s stalled agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), its economic...

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Monday, May 7, 2012
Reinterpreting The Caribbean

What constitutes the Caribbean? The answer is often a matter of perspective and of context.

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Monday, April 30, 2001
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