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Haiti’s Current Crisis

 By Ilio DurandisCJ Contributor AFTER THE earthquake in Haiti in 2010, former US president Bill Clinton championed the term “build back better” to emphasize that the post-earthquake Haiti should be better than the one that Haitians experienced before. Haiti was …

Jamaica’s Growing Crisis

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor WHILE we debate the economic challenges facing Jamaica, there is an emerging crisis that many are not speaking of, but which we must address as a country. This is the health of our population, and as …

A Water Crisis in St Lucia?

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is in what its government is describing as a “water crisis.” And the crisis, initially declared for the north of the island, has expanded to the entire country, as the …

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 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is “passing through a moral crisis such as we have never seen before,” according to the country’s leadership. In a strongly-worded statement issued jointly by the Governor-General, Prime Minister and …

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor OVER THE LAST WEEK there have been two issues dominating the media in Jamaica, which illustrates to me that Jamaica’s foreign exchange crisis is driven primarily by the way we approach challenges. The first is the …

 By Ramesh SujananiOp-Ed Contributor ALTHOUGH JAMAICA’S ECONOMY is showing some sign of stability, the housing market has yet to reflect this situation. Property sales are slow, and the demand for rentals is ever increasing; so much so that rentals listed …