Day: March 24, 2009

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Worst World Trade Collapse Since World War Two

The announcement by the World Trade Organization that global trade last year was the worst since World War II must represent bad news for the Caribbean region. Apart from the well known struggles of the old agricultural commodities, sugar and bananas, in recent times we have heard reports that the bauxite mining and alumina processing …

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Post Mortem: Vaz Victory No Sign of Contentment

So, the by-election in West Portland has come and gone and Daryl Vaz of the JLP has once again, this time as an unquestioned Jamaican, emerged victorious versus Kenneth Rowe, a one-time JLP2K member who switched parties. Both the JLP and PNP poured major resources into this contest hoping that their man would emerge victorious. …

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