Jamaican Diaspora and Canada

Jamaican Diaspora and Canada

Canada is an important source of remittances. Although there re no available data regarding the flows, there is no doubt that the six Jamaican collective remittance companies operating in Canada constitute an important financial link with the island. But despite the...
Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals

Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals

An estimated 1.2 billion people (one sixth of the world’s population) live in extreme poverty in developing countries and more than 850 million are undernourished.  Another 1 billion live on less than US$1 dollar a day.  This is an affront to humanity and must be...