Caribbean Challenges and Opportunities: The Diplomacy of Market Access

  • Published: February 2013
  • Format: E-Book
  • Pages: 264
  • ISBN: 9781466941496
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Four decades ago the Caribbean Community, then virtually in its infancy, faced many serious challenges that threatened its survival. Emerging out of the chaos of a just concluded World War II, were regional leaders imbued with a deep feeling for liberation and freedom and a determination to rid their respective countries of the shackles of colonialism. However, newly independent countries soon found themselves caught up in the manoeuvrings of a bipolar world and faced with the imperative either to make choices or to devise some independent path to political and economic independence.