Michael Witter | Focus On Survival


Hurricanes Harvey and Irma demonstrated the vulnerability of both rich and poor societies and the extreme fragility of the poor-island societies. Barbudan society literally collapsed under the onslaught of Irma, and social chaos hovered over St Martin, the Virgin Islands, and other damaged Caribbean countries as greed and survival instincts intertwined.


Peter-John Gordon | Public-Private Partnerships Feasible

All governments are involved in the provision of goods and services. There is no reason why some of these should be produced by public enterprises because market forces on their own would provide them. Others, however, need the government if they are to be adequately provided. These include public goods and goods with positive externalities.

'Ganja Is The Only Way Forward' - Focus Of UWI Cannabis Cup

The University of the West Indies (UWI) invites you to participate in the 6th annual Scarce Commodity/Innocent Plant Symposium, to be held at the Oriental Gardens beside the UWI Chapel on April 20, 2017.

UWI Moves To Influence IMF Talks

As the country awaits an announcement on the successor program to the current extended fund facility between the Government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Economics Department at the University of the West Indies, Mona, is putting on the table suggestions on the way forward.