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A New Frontier For Caribbean Convergence

This article elaborates, explains and analyses the notion of Caribbean Convergence. This represents a new way of thinking about integration in the region, and a potential strategy for injecting the process with new life and energy.
The article provides a twelve-point action program for...

Publication Date: 
Friday, June 14, 2013
Caribbean Economic Performance Report -June 2014

The economic activities in the CARICOM region for 2013 were reported to be on the upswing. The estimated weighted average growth rate for the CARICOM economies increased from 1.7 per cent (2012) to 2.4 per cent in 2013.
Global economic growth slowed in 2013 to three per cent compared to 3....

Publication Date: 
Monday, June 30, 2014
The African Presence In The Pre-Emancipation Trinidad Carnival

The history of the Trinidad Carnival in the 19th century is a continuous process of transgression by which two separate and distinct festivals occupying the same festive space became creolised into the one Carnival which we celebrate annually.
It is generally assumed that pre-emancipation...

Publication Date: 
Friday, April 30, 2010
UWI Today -March 2014

All Things New in the Month of March!
Around the world, since man first started counting months on a calendar, March has signalled a season of awakening, of renewal. For us here in Trinidad & Tobago, we have traditionally welcomed in the Lenten season of self-imposed restraint.

Publication Date: 
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Caribbean Economic Performance Report -December 2013

Economic growth in the Caribbean has not been impressive thus far in 2013.
While Guyana and Suriname performed strongly between January and June with GDP growth rates of 3.9% and 4.5% respectively, Trinidad and Tobago modesty grew by 2.1% while the other countries namely Belize, the ECCU,...

Publication Date: 
Monday, December 2, 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...


Publication Date: 
Saturday, October 12, 2013
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