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U.S., Caribbean Nations Agree to Cooperate on Trade, Security

ISSN:1089-1560
LADB Article ID: 55201
Category/Department: Region
Date: 1997-05-22
By: LADB Staff

On May 10, US President Bill Clinton met in Barbados with the heads of state of 16 Caribbean countries. The attending delegates signed a broad agreement that commits them to strengthen trade relations and to cooperate more closely in the war against drugs and arms trafficking. Nevertheless, major differences continue to mar US-Caribbean relations, especially regarding US efforts to roll back European Union (EU) banana quotas that protect Caribbean producers.

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