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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
- 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
- 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.