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Byron, Jessica
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A Caribbean Perspective on Regional Integration and the Future of CELAC
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International Colloquium “La Integracion Regional en America Latina y el Caribe y la CELAC”
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June 10-12, 2013
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Organized by the Centro de Estudios de la Economia Internacional of the University of Havana, Cuba
Abstract
This paper focuses on the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and discusses its perspectives on regional integration and cooperation, particularly in the context of the newly formed CELAC. We argue that CARICOM has been experiencing a period of crisis and currently faces three main challenges: (1) The revival and restructuring of its own integration process in order to render it more sustainable and more relevant in a rapidly changing regional and international context. This restructuring process should also seek to align CARICOM’s operations more closely with other groupings to which many of the member states now adhere; (2) The second, related challenge is to adequately monitor, analyse and participate meaningfully in the various broader processes of regional integration that are taking place in Latin America and the Caribbean. These processes include the CELAC. (3) The third challenge is to adjust regional and national foreign policies to rethink the international dimension of CARICOM development strategies. On the one hand, there is the need to collectively address the new possibilities for South-South cooperation. On the other hand, there is the need to maintain but also to reconfigure their traditional international partnerships in a climate in which concessionary aid and preferential market access continue to decline.....
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