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Could the “Singapore Experience” Have Happened in Trinidad?

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By Paul HayCJ Contributor Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first Prime Minister, died on 23 March 2015; and on 29 March 2015, the Straits Times published an article titled “The Singapore That Lee Kuan Yew …

Disrupting Caribbean Banking Technology

 By Bevil WoodingCJ Contributor Customers across the Caribbean look longingly at innovations in the US and other markets, such as full-service online and mobile banking, marketplace lending facilities and merchant payment solutions. The open question is if, or when, similar …

What Obama’s Visit Meant to Jamaica

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor What first came across from last week’s visit to Jamaica by United States President Barack Obama was the pride. Jamaica was proud to host what was the first visit to the country by a sitting US …

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 By Ilio DurandisCJ Contributor In the absence of the constitution, democracy is dead. On Jan. 13th of this year, Haitians woke up with a dysfunctional parliament, where only 10 out of 30 Senators remained in office, and effectively the total …

 By Alberto Duran and Kariyma BaltimoreOp-Ed Contributors Discussions surrounding the link between trade and development have been numerous. Economists; Development Practitioners; Academia; and Policy Makers have all made significant contributions to the trade and development discourse. The positive impact of …