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JAMAICA: Trading Ecology for a Highway

Posted on 26 October 2010 by admin

Vegetation is bulldozed along the highway on the Palisadoes peninsula in Jamaica. Credit: Diana McCaulay.

By Zadie Neufville

KINGSTON, Oct 26, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – A construction project in Kingston’s protected Palisadoes wetlands is pitting Jamaican environmentalists against the government in a showdown activists say will end up in the courts.
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EUROPE MUST REFORGE ECONOMIC APPROACH TO ACP COUNTRIES

Posted on 24 January 2010 by admin

Kader Arif. Credit: Guillaume Paumier

By Kader Arif (*)

BRUSSELS, Dec (IPS)  At a time when many are already thinking about the end of the economic crisis, few pay attention to the dilemma facing the countries of Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific (ACP). Today, harbouring the illusion that their lack of financial development might insulate ACP countries from the global depression, western politicians have not budged an inch with regard to their policy on these areas.

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