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Review – Perspectives on the Grenada Revolution

Review – Perspectives on the Grenada Revolution

With chapters drawn from a wide range of authors, this collection succeeds in furthering our understanding of the Grenada Revolution’s complexities and enduring legacy.

Hurricane Irma and the UK Overseas Territories

Hurricane Irma and the UK Overseas Territories

Despite talk of fundamental changes in the relationship the outcome of Irma could well be slight reform rather than major recalibration.

The Panama Papers and the UK Overseas Territories

The Panama Papers and the UK Overseas Territories

The revelations of tax avoidance and evasion have struck a chord with many concerned about the impact of austerity and growing inequality. However, little is likely to change.

Review – The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Review – The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

An important and groundbreaking interdisciplinary scholarly volume which highlights the lessons that can be drawn from the errors and triumphs of the Grenada Revolution.

Review – Cooperation and Drug Polices in the Americas

Review – Cooperation and Drug Polices in the Americas

A title that offers valuable lessons for scholars and practitioners, challenging traditional views about U.S. cooperation and highlighting the inertia of current policy.

ISIS Threat Laps the Caribbean

ISIS Threat Laps the Caribbean

With the region’s porous borders and often weak state capacity to deal with security threats, regional governments must gear up to the challenges that face them.

Shadows Cast over Democracy in the Caribbean

Shadows Cast over Democracy in the Caribbean

What took place in St Kitts and Nevis indicates that despite the generally good record of democracy in the Caribbean, the region cannot rest on its laurels.

The Ebola Threat: Don’t Forget the Caribbean

The Ebola Threat: Don’t Forget the Caribbean

While the world’s attention is on West Africa, Europe and the US, one should not forget the threat that Ebola poses to the Caribbean – an area where authorities may struggle to contain it.

Will the Caribbean’s Reparations Claim Succeed?

Will the Caribbean’s Reparations Claim Succeed?

The Caribbean countries have attempted to link their present-day ills to the role of slavery and colonial rule, and seek reparations as part of a new development agenda.

The Debt Crisis in Jamaica – the Caribbean’s Greece?

The Debt Crisis in Jamaica – the Caribbean’s Greece?

Jamaica is one of the most indebted countries in the world and growth has been sluggish for several years. But, there are hopes that IMF-backed reforms will provide relief.

Imagining Integration: The Role of Social Media in the Development of Regional Identity and Empowerment

Imagining Integration: The Role of Social Media in the Development of Regional Identity and Empowerment

Language barriers across the Caribbean region make building a common identity difficult and CARICOM is not meeting its mandate of creating a community. Could social media offer some solutions?

Venezuela and Oil Diplomacy: The End of the Road for Petrocaribe?

Venezuela and Oil Diplomacy: The End of the Road for Petrocaribe?

There has been a concerted effort in post-Chavez Venezuela to reaffirm its commitment to Petrocaribe. However, Venezuela’s economic problems could undermine official policy.

Revolutionary Politics in Grenada – A Retrospective

Revolutionary Politics in Grenada – A Retrospective

Almost 30 years ago the US, supported by several countries in the Caribbean, controversially invaded Grenada ending its imported, and largely unloved, Marxist-Leninist political model.

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