U.S. approach to problems in the Caribbean basin
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U.S. approach to problems in the Caribbean basin August 2, 1982 by George Pratt Shultz

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Caribbean area,
  • Caribbean Area -- Foreign relations -- United States

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Other titlesUS approach to problems in the Caribbean basin
SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 412
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL14938151M

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2 For a broader overview of Caribbean issues, see CRS Report RL, Caribbean-U.S. Relations: Issues in the th Congress, by Mark P. Sullivan. CARICOM: Challenges and Opportunities for Caribbean Economic Integration In , the smaller, largely English-speaking countries of the EasternFile Size: KB. The trade programs known collectively as the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) remain important elements of U.S. economic relations with our neighbors in the Caribbean. The CBI is intended to facilitate the development of stable Caribbean Basin economies by providing beneficiary countries with duty-free access to. Section of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA), as amended (19 U.S.C. ), requires the U.S. International Trade Commission to provide biennial reports in odd-numbered years to the Congress and the President on the economic impact of the act on U.S. industries and consumers and on the economy of beneficiary Caribbean. Which statement is not true about the Caribbean Basin. (1 point)The area is geologically diverse. The region is rich in marine life. Spanish is spoken in all the countries. It generally has a wet and a dry season.

  Caribbean Basin Initiative is the only U.S. law that makes foreign labor conditions a specific consideration in providing trade benefits to other countries. While international fair labor standards have been a longtime goal of organized labor in the United States, the Initiative is the first time this concept has been incorporated into U.S. tariff.   Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) The Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) comprises both the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA). Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) Guidance: Extension of CBTPA Benefits. reaction to the problems of the Caribbean Basin? JORGE SOL-Let's look first at what the adminis-tration has done in its first four years. There has been a tremendous increase in the U.S. presence and influence in all spheres. All the Central American countries have seen a major effort by Washington and embassy officials to influence and approve.   Political corruption in the Caribbean Basin retards state economic growth and development, undermines government legitimacy, and threatens state security. In spite of recent anti-corruption efforts of intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations (IGO/NGOs), Caribbean political corruption problems appear to be worsening in the post-Cold Brand: Taylor And Francis.