By Heather Sutton In the recent IDB publication, we set out to answer the question is crime in the Caribbean unique in some way? The answer is YES. The study, Restoring Paradise in the Caribbean: Combating Violence with Numbers (executive summary here), uses crime victimization surveys of a representative sample of the population in five Caribbean capital cities (C5). By … [Read more...] about Is Crime in the Caribbean Unique?
The Caribbean diaspora is huge and members tend to send significant amount of remittances back to the region to help relatives and to invest in property and family businesses. It is estimated that Caribbean migrants number 4,116,000 in the United States (1.2% of the total population and remitted approximately US$5 billion in 2013. Other countries with large populations of … [Read more...] about Caribbean Diaspora: How Can They Finance Development in the Region?