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Prospects for EU agri markets  Implications for the ACP

Prospects for EU agri markets Implications for the ACP

| March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

This epamonitoring.net article compilation contains 4 articles presented to you on CaribDirect.com over four weeks reviewing the implications for ACP economies of the EC’s projected trends in production and trade in sugar, poultry meat, dairy and rice. While in the short term these projections have now been overtaken by the market and trade impacts of […]

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CORONA: Stimulus won’t work

CORONA: Stimulus won’t work

| March 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

  As stated in an earlier article on the Corona Virus Pandemic: Corona is the joker in the pack of the present order: albeit a tragic type joker. The west for the first time since 1945 is on a war footing. The UK is expected to plunge into a deep recession in 2020, amidst all […]

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St Lucia prohibits Cruise Vessels to dock

St Lucia prohibits Cruise Vessels to dock

| March 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

In an effort to restrict the likelihood of introduction of COVID-19 into the Saint Lucian population, the Department of Health and Wellness on February 4, 2020 put in place travel restrictions on non-nationals with a travel history within the last 14 days from Mainland China, (whether in- transit or originating). The Department of Health and […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Caribbean

Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Caribbean

| March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to creep closer to The Bahamas as three more countries in the Caribbean reported their first cases of the virus on Thursday. The Bahamas had no suspected or confirmed cases of the virus, which causes COVID-19, as of yesterday. Cuba, The Bahamas neighbor to the south, reported three […]

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CORONA: the economics of fear

CORONA: the economics of fear

| March 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

The US Stock exchange has dropped into bear market territory. There has been a sustained downturn in the US stock market for the first time since Donald Trump became President in 2016. Wall Street is the benchmark in global stock markets. Since the beginning of the Corona Crisis nearly $6 Trillion has been wiped off […]

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UKs Commitment to Regulatory Divergence potentially destructive

UKs Commitment to Regulatory Divergence potentially destructive

| March 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

The UKs Commitment to Regulatory Divergence Could Complicate Functioning of ACP Triangular Supply Chain Exports to the UK Market  In an interview with the Financial Time the former UK chancellor, Sajid Javid, announced there would be no alignment with EU regulations after transition, stating ‘There will not be alignment, we will not be a rule […]

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CORONA – The Economic Fallout

CORONA – The Economic Fallout

| March 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

With the Corona Virus outbreak, the best countries can do for now is to expect the worst, but hope for the best. Corona has wiped $2.5 trillion from the value of global stocks. This is despite central bank intervention earlier this week. The world’s most powerful central bank, the New York based Federal Reserve, lowered […]

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CORONA: The Joker in the pack

CORONA: The Joker in the pack

| March 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Corona Virus appeared at a very volatile moment in world history. In a New Post the Great Financial Recession of 2008 World, ruled by authoritarian types in Russia, China, India, Brazil, and even the supposedly freedom loving USA, rising intolerance and racism, and a retreating global liberal democratic order, the politics of the Corona […]

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CARICOM’s Role as Haitian Crisis Worsens

CARICOM’s Role as Haitian Crisis Worsens

| March 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

On February 20, the UN Security Council received a grim report of deteriorating human rights and collapsing rule of law in Haiti.  The troubling situation includes widening malnutrition, kidnappings for ransom, rapes and gang violence. And, while all of this is happening, the courts in the Capital, Port-au-Prince, have been closed since September 2019, and the […]

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Only CARICOM countries can divide CARICOM

Only CARICOM countries can divide CARICOM

| January 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

The meeting between U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, and the Foreign Ministers of seven Caribbean countries, gave rise to many questions, but the U.S. seeking to “divide CARICOM” should not be one of them. External forces can try as they wish to divide the members of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM), but only those […]

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