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U.S. approach to problems in the Caribbean basin

George Pratt Shultz

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

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Caribbean Area.,
  • Caribbean Area -- Foreign relations -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    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. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15260852M

      The recent devastation of Caribbean islands by hurricanes is not an “outside” or “foreign” issue. Currently there are about 5 million Puerto Ricans in the mainland U.S., far more than the million on the island, and ab people from the U.S. Virgin Islands live here as well. Caribbean Basins. Edited by P. Mann. Volume 4, Pages () Download full volume. Previous volume select article Chapter 1 Caribbean sedimentary basins: classification and tectonic setting from jurassic to present select article Chapter 13 Evolution of the neogene kingshill basin of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

    problems. The C.B.I. also caters to U.S. private enterprise. Economically, the Caribbean region represents a vast market for U.S. goods and a fine investment opportunity for U.S. venturers. 5 Stronger econo-mies in the region strengthen the market for U.S. goods. Interna-tional investment, combined with intelligent manipulation of. THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY AND COMMON MARKET. The recognition of a lack of economies of scale and the need for a larger voice in the global environment catalyzed the steps taken by Caribbean countries toward regional integration through the formation of the Caribbean Free Trade Association in The Caribbean Common Market and Caribbean Community (CARICOM) replaced Caribbean Cited by: 3.

    To aid in this process, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation asked the Committee on Population of the National Research Council to: (1) assess the magnitude and severity of reproductive health problems in developing countries, (2) assess the likely costs and. Geology and Hydrogeology of the Caribbean Islands Aquifer System of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands By ROBERT A. RENKEN1, W.C. WARD2, I.P. GILL3, FERNANDO GÓMEZ-GÓMEZ1, JESÚS RODRÍGUEZ-MARTÍNEZ1, and others REGIONAL AQUIFER-SYSTEM ANALYSIS—CARIBBEAN ISLANDS.


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U.S. approach to problems in the Caribbean basin by George Pratt Shultz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Much of U.S. foreign policy decisions relating to the Caribbean is crisis oriented. However, there are significant transnational threats that the U.S. must pay attention to, if it is to avoid another Haiti or Cuba. Chapter 1 is an introduction.

Chapter 2 is a geopolitical overview and discussion of the region's value to the United : Terrence P. Cooper. Get this from a library.

U.S. approach to problems in the Caribbean basin: August 2, [Shultz, George Pratt; United States. Department of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.]. Review. In this stimulating and up-to-date survey, Stephen J.

Randall and Graeme S. Mount examine the history of the Caribbean Basin from the eighteenth century to the s drawing on a wide variety of archival materials as well as an extensive bibliography of secondary sources.

Conceding that this geopolitical region, which encompasses Mexico, Cited by: 6. EXPLAINING U.S. POLICY TOWARD THE CARIBBEAN BASIN: Fixed and Emerging Images By ROBERT A. PASTOR* H.

Michael Erisman and John D. Martz, eds., Colossus Challenged: The Struggle for Caribbean Influence. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, i Richard Fagen and Olga Pellicer, eds., The Future of Central America: Policy Choices for the U.S.

and Mexico. research program on Caribbean Basin Studies. He is the author of Congress and the Politics of U.S. Foreign Economic Policy, and is currently writing a book on U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean.

He served as the Senior Staff Member responsible for Latin American and Caribbean. () With a force build-up in any of these facilities unlikely, the U.S. military must continue to provide a signifcance presence in the Basin in order to counter Soviet encroahment in the region.

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 Inthe 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.

U.S.-Caribbean economic relations since divide into two periods: 1) the cold war era, when security concerns about communism shaped U.S. policy, and 2) the post-cold war period, when the importance of the Caribbean to U.S. strategic interests has diminished, and U.S.

policy is. Grugel, a lecturer in politics at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom, has produced a first-rate introduction to the development dilemmas confronting the peoples of the Caribbean and Central America.

In lucid prose, she looks into the workings of would-be revolutionary regimes in the region as well as the struggles for structural adjustment advocated by the new liberalism.

The Caribbean Basin is generally defined [by whom?] as the area running from Florida westward along the Gulf coast, then south along the Mexican coast through Central America and then eastward across the northern coast of South region includes the islands of the archipelago of the West Indies.

Bermuda is also included within the region even though it is in the west-central. Barack Obama and U.S. Reengagement in the Caribbean Basin Dr Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith Wed, 03 Nov In the space of two months this year, two high-ranking visits were made to the Caribbean by United States officials: Secretary of Defence Robert Gates in April and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton in June.

There is a prevailing sense in the Caribbean that U.S. policy toward the region suffers from three weaknesses. First, it has not been holistic and consistently applied, with an overall rationale fragmented by a bilateral issue-focused approach for Haiti, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and the country Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

The chapter describes the ecological geography of the sea and explains the species distribution in oceans and seas, formation of characteristic ecosystems, and the areas within which each characteristic ecosystem may be expected to occur.

The straightforward exploration of the marine biota of all oceans was done by the Challenger in –. The dictators’ domino theory: a Caribbean Basin anti-communist network, – Article in Intelligence & National Security 34(1) June with 15 Reads How we measure 'reads'.The Nation should adopt a more focused, proactive, and nuanced approach in dealing with the Caribbean Basin.

Today U.S. interest centers on three aspects of the area: geography, geoeconomics, and geonarcotics. Geography. The strategic importance of the Caribbean is found in its resources, sea lanes, and security networks.The Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act is a law adopted by the U.S.

Government in October to delineate enhanced trade preferences and eligibility requirements for the 24 beneficiary countries of the Caribbean Basin region.

On October 2, President Clinton signed the Proclamation implementing the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act. The Presidential Proclamation declares the 24 current beneficiary countries of the Caribbean Basin Initiative .