The economic history of the Caribbean as a whole

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Clinton's Caribbean Trip: Chiquita aims to wipe out banana farmers
By Deidre Griswold, Workers World, 18 June 1997. Millions of people are worrying how they'll survive if a U.S. move to cut the European market for bananas takes effect.
Cuba, Chiquita, EU, US Sugar
By J. Clancy, 18 June 1997. Any foreign land or corporation which beats the US to any lucrative market at all is in danger of being subjected to threats. No other imperialist nation still carries on like this. The Clinton Admin's diabolical campaign to abolish the EU's preferential treatment for Caribbean bananas.
No welfare for Carribean banana growers. They don't deserve propping up in the global economy 'cos Chiqita does it better
Caribbean states hit by banana trade feud. By Michael P., London Times, 9 September 1997. The European Union struggles to shore up the economies of the Windward Islands and other Caribbean banana-growing states after the WTO upholds US complaints that Europe gave them unfair access to its market.
Havana to Dodge US Blockade Via Caricom Membership
By Dalia Acosta, IPS, 1 April 1998. Cuban efforts to strengthen economic and political links with its neighbours could help it become the sixteenth member of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), dodging some of the most pernicious aspects of the US blockade.
Excerpts of Cuban President Fidel Castro's address at Cariforum Summit
Santo Domingo, Friday 21 August 1998. The Cuban leader dealt with the issues of globalization, unequal development, the global economy, the fact that the Caribbean is assigned to play almost no role in today's globalized world and the need for regional unity to face current and future challenges.