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Barbados Looking to Central America

 Above: Panama City, San Jose and Bridgetown Following the lead of a number of Caribbean countries, Barbados is looking south to improve its economy. Two Central American countries, Panama and Costa Rica, will be the sites of a diplomatic and …

Human Rights Court to Meet in Barbados

 Above: the ICHR in San Jose By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 44th Extraordinary Period of Sessions in Barbados from Oct. 10 to Oct. 14, its first time doing so in the …

Isadore Sharp, Founder of Four Seasons, on the Caribbean, Social Media and the Future

 Above: Isadore Sharp (Photo: Four Seasons) By Alexander Britell In 1961, Isadore Sharp was a neophyte in the hospitality industry who had just opened his first property in Toronto. Fifty years later, the company he founded and built, Four Seasons, …

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 If Jamaica can reduce its crime rate to the level of Costa Rica, it could see a 5.4 percent increase in gross domestic product, according to the World Bank’s World Development Report for 2011. “Indirect costs — associated with stress …

 

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