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Professor Kirton comments on improved US-Cuba ties and implications for the Caribbean region

05 Jan, 2015

Professor Claremont Kirton, Deputy Executive Director of UWI Consulting and revered Economist, has declared that there is no basis for fears of a possible fallout for Jamaica and the wider Caribbean region arising from improved US/Cuba bilateral relations.Professor Kirton made this declaration on RJR’s “That’s a Rap”  post the announcement by President Barack Obama of several intiatives to improve economic and social ties with Cuba, including the opening of a US Embassy in Havana.

Listen to full discusssion here: “Have no fear!” says economist on improved US-Cuba ties