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As the change from tobacco to sugar cane production began to take place, so did the change in slave labour. It is said that the Amerindians were unfit for harsh labour and were in turn decimated. The Europeans then had to rely on the convicts, bondservants and prisoners of war to exploit resources and spread agricultural systems. This proved to be futile as the men that were taken were from cities and towns back in Europe.
Originally, slavery had taken place among the different tribes in Africa, but in 1518, a shipload of slaves was brought from the African Coast to the Caribbean. After Portugal had succeeded in establishing sugar plantations in northern Brazil in 1545, Portuguese
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A Framework for Studying Caribbean Industrial Policy
Author(s):Thomas Klak Economic Geography, Vol. 71, No. 3 (Jul., 1995), pp. 297-317
Published by: Clark University Stable
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The globalisation of business and the ever increasing pace of technological change present a competitiveness challenge to all countries and enterprises within them. The advent of instantaneous, worldwide communications 24 hours a day has turned the world into a single marketplace where customers can have full knowledge of competing products and services, where speed and quality of response by suppliers (as well as price) are important determinants
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Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer; who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492. He was sailing, hoping to find a route to India to trade spices. He made four trips to the Caribbean and South America during the years 1492 – 1504. He figured, if he sails left of the world he can arrive to India faster.
Firstly, Christopher Columbus sailed for King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella of Spain. On this first trip, Christopher Columbus sailed on three ships. He sailed with the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria. Each ship had a captain and 90 crew members. They set sail on August 3, 1492 from Palos, Spain. On October 11, 1492 they landed on the Caribbean Islands off
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Case Analysis of “The Road to Hell”
Kelly, Berger, McCants and Smith
MBA 633 Summer Semester
Description of the Case
“Road to hell” is a case study by Gareth Evans, about two characters from different cultural backgrounds. John Baker who is a successful chief engineer of the Caribbean Bauxite Company of Barracania in the West Indies. John Baker is also, an English expatriate and is 45-years-old with 23 years with Continental Ore in the Far East. We will assume that he is of Caucasian decent and very well educated with all his experience and years on the job. John Baker thinks he has a knack for working in foreign countries because of his experience with the
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key factors. Item A suggests that Chinese and Indian pupils are of higher educational achievement than Bangladeshi, Pakistani, and Black pupils. One possible cause of ethnic differences in education could be at the fault of the education system. To investigate this Sewell carried out a study using semi-structured interviews and observations in an inner-city boys’ comprehensive school. His study revealed the ways in which African-Caribbean students are labelled by their teachers, peers and white students as ‘problems’ in the classroom. Sewell showed how Black boys use these negative perceptions to construct different responses to school based on their own ‘masculine’ images. Many of these
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A U T H E N T I C
C A R I B B E A N
R U M
Rum: A World Tour
A Global Spirit
Page 06-07 Spain
Page 08 Germany
Page 09 France
Page 11 Italy
Page 12 Netherlands
Page 14 Denmark
Overview of Other Markets
Rum: Insight and Opinion
Rum and The Caribbean
A Golden Age for Rum
The Marque of Authenticity
A Question of Age
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1. Who were the peoples whom Europeans came into contact with in American in 1492?
The peoples who Europeans came into contact with in the American in fourteen ninety two is the Ciboney or Guanahacabible. They also met the three major Caribbean groups whom they labelled Arawak, Caribs and Maya.
2. Choose one South American indigenous group and one Caribbean indigenous group. How were they described by European explorers/ invaders [refer to appearance, religious, beliefs, gender role and political system]?
One South American indigenous group is the Taino. The Taino were very religious people, and they had very distinctive theological ideas. They expressed their religious
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place stitches in a patient with a laceration. This tray consists of a needle holder, forceps, sterile towels, scissors, and small bowls. Some organizations that are associated with the ER are the Emergency Nursing Association (ENA), the International Association of Emergency Managers, and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency (CDERA). I intend to see the variety of conditions that a physician sees. Some of the conditions that bring people to the emergency room are car accidents, sports injuries, broken bones and cuts from accidents or falls, food poisoning, and loss of hearing or sight. I hope to see someone getting surgery since millions of Americans visit an emergency room each
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Panama (i/ˈpænəmɑː/ pan-ə-mah; Spanish: Panamá), officially the Republic of Panama (Spanish: República de Panamá [reˈpuβlika ðe panaˈma]), is the southernmost country of Central America. Situated on the isthmus connecting North and South America, it is bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south. The capital is Panama City. Explored and settled by the Spanish in the 16th century, Panama broke with Spain in 1821 and joined a union of Nueva Granada, Ecuador, and Venezuela, named the Republic of Gran Colombia. When Gran Colombia dissolved in 1831, Panama and Nueva Granada remained joined. Nueva Granada later
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Federation, departmental heads were asked to “weed” some the files in May 1962 to reduce the amount of duplication, particularly on financial affairs. This was normal procedure in Government Departments at that time (see Grigg Report on Public Records, 1954). However, the provenance and the chain of custody of the Federal Archives are irrefutable. The fonds, was housed at Federal House in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the location of the Federal Government itself and stayed there until the demise of the West Indies Federation in 1962. All the files including those of the proposed Eastern Caribbean Federation (“Little Eight”) were transferred into the custody of the The University of the West Indies, St
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Project Proposal: WestJet Airlines
Group 6: Chris Emmons, Colin Sinclair, Mitali Julka, Navkiran Hundal.
The company in which Group 6 has chosen to pursue for the term project is WestJet Transportations. WestJet is also a low-cost Canadian air carrier that provides air transportation to over 80 destinations including Canada, the United States, Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean and more.
WestJet is the second largest air carrier service in Canada. Another reason we chose WestJet as our business for the term project is because they just united with our own local airport for international flights. WestJet was founded as a Canadian company in 1966, and has remained Canadian throughout the
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about it in order to fit in with the group. (Warrington, Younger and Williams, 2000, in Gibb, Fergusson and Horwood, 2008) At GCSE level, the importance put on coursework is likely to be an important influence on the gender gap as boys tend to respond better to multiple choice questions and girls by essays and coursework. (Machin and McNally, 2005) Higher wage returns for women could also be an important factor, which could be the reason for the large gender gap in college attendance between males and females in the US. (Jacob, 2002 in Machin and McNally, 2005) Returns to qualifications may affect the incentive to work hard at school.
Schooling in the Caribbean is an example of a very anti
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Caribbean music and festivals
Isolation contributed to the popular nature of cbbean people.
COLLABORATION with other artit from diff countries contributed to the popular nature of it
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PPL DID have home made studio where carib music was made and played and in some cases somehow gets out
Grass root record label hired pppl like them which contribted their failure because they did nt have enough knoledge....or connection.(vp records)
Dr ralph gonsalves rephrased rex netmotleford dictum in musical terms:
We are the sounds of the caribs , the arawaks and the Amerindians , we are the rythym of Africa , we are the melody of europe
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Hyacinth was a domestic live-in worker who was sponsored by a couple she met when working back in St. Lucia. Shortly after arriving to Canada, she was propositioned for sex and when declined raped by her employer. Unfortunately, the acculturation of some Caribbean immigrant women discourages them from challenging their employers’ authority. Even though Hyacinth’s white male employer raped her multiple times, she pretended everything was okay and did not tell immigration. Hyacinth was fearful of jeopardizing her immigration status which was the dominant factor constraining her assertion of her rights to report what happened. She was used as a sexual object by her white male
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is born. Some type of human "upheaval" that forces people to find a way to communicate, without using |
|their own languages, stimulates the creation of a Creole language. In the case of Creole languages in the Caribbean, the |
|"upheaval" is the past history of slavery. Most Creole languages are based on one language. In Jamaica the African slaves were |
|thrown into a situation where the only common means of communication was English, or at least broken English, therefor Jamaican |
|Creole has a majority of its roots in English (Sebba 1, 1996). Essential words which people could not find an English name for, |
|such as people, things (like plants and animals) and
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, Old Stormalong barely slid the boat through, and so much soap scraped off one side of the boat at Dover that the cliffs there became permanently white. After that, the English very politely asked Old Stormalong to go around the long way, and that is what he did. The deck of the Courser was so long that the sailors had to ride horses at a full gallop from stem to stern when it was their turn to keep watch. Old Stormalong was the only man strong enough to handle the wheel of the Courser, and it took all of his muscle to prevent the ship from knocking down the smaller Caribbean islands whenever a hurricane blew into the ship.”
A strong imagination is needed to create and write a tall tale
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Case Study – McDonald’s
Case Study McDonald’s
Worksheet 1- Introduction to McDonald’s
Which country does McDonald’s come from?
The United States
How big is McDonald’s among the restaurant chains in the world?
Introduction to McDonald’s
The History and Development of McDonald’s
McDonald’s was founded in 1955 by Mr. Ray. A. Kroc. The first McDonald’s was
opened in Illinois. By August 2002, there were more than 30,000 McDonald’s in 121
places and countries all over the world, including Canada, the Caribbean, Europe,
Central and South America, Australia, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, even Russia and
China. It has the fastest
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B) The Strategy with Environment
One of the best strategies that US Airways has is to provide a safe, reliable and convenient service. According to US Airways 10k report, US Airways offers 3100 flights daily to more than 200 communities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
US Airways has dominated the Customer Service Key Survival Factor (KSF) by achieving six first place baggage handling, first place on time-performance by also offering a program that allows passengers to earn mileage for each paid flight.
US Airways utilize a system that helps to attract more customers, generate more
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Case Analysis ABC Corporation - Write a two to three page discussion paper
ABC Corporation is a large multinational audit client of your CPA firm. One of ABC's subsidiaries, XYZ, Ltd. is a successful electronics assembly company that operates in a small Caribbean country. The country in which XYZ operates has very strict laws governing the transfer of funds to other countries. Violations of these laws may result in fines or the expropriation of the assets from the company.
During the current year, you discover that $50,000 worth of foreign currency was smuggled out of the Caribbean country by one of XYZ's employees and deposited in one of ABC's bank accounts. XYZ's management generated
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to reduce the number of youth who tends to loiter in the country. The article seems credible as it was whiten by a journalist that works as a Senior Journalist at Whyalla News and has presented various examples that support the subject matter. With this regard, one can argue that the above article is essential in our studies as it has presented logical information that helps readers to understand the issue being discussed.
Ryan, F. (2008). Curbing Crime. (cover story). Caribbean Business, 36(6), 20-25.
The article provides information on how issues associated with crimes can be lessened. According to Ryan, who has works for the Caribbean Business as a journalist, counseling of youths is
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quality and taste of their products (2).
The Boston Beer Company also uses media campaigns in television, radio, billboards and prints, and social media for their promotional strategy. They complement their promotions with sponsorships of cultural and community events, beer festivals, trade shows, local promotional events in order to stimulate sales and continued awareness of their quality product (2).
Place (Distribution) Strategy
The Boston Beer Company sells most of their products within the United States, however they do distribute to Canada, Europe, Israel, the Caribbean, the Pacific Rim, and Mexico. The Company distributes their products through about 340 wholesalers which then distributes to retailers such as pubs, restaurants, grocery, convenience stores, packaging stores, stadiums, and other retail outlets where the products are sold to drinkers (2).
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Hispaniola when it was discovered by Christopher COLUMBUS in 1492 - were virtually annihilated by Spanish settlers within 25 years. In the early 17th century, the French established a presence on Hispaniola. In 1697, Spain ceded to the French the western third of the island, which later became Haiti. The French colony, based on forestry and sugar-related industries, became one of the wealthiest in the Caribbean but only through the heavy importation of African slaves and considerable environmental degradation. In the late 18th century, Haiti's nearly half million slaves revolted under Toussaint L'OUVERTURE. After a prolonged struggle, Haiti became the first black republic to declare
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1.4. Situation To Date: Geographical Scope
1. North America
2. Western Europe (incl. domestic market: United
3. Latin America & Caribbean
4. Asia Pacific
5. Africa, East Europe & Turkey
MCDI 35 Assessment 5 – Group 2
Annual Report 2013 – Diageo. https://www.diageo.com/.../Diageo_AR_2013_LoRes_MASTER_FINAL.pdf
1.5. Situation To Date: Sales by Geographical Area
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) Populations decreased, allowing standards of living to improve for those that
Coercive labor systems were predominant in all of the following areas of the New World
between 1450 and 1750 EXCEPT:
(A) the southern English colonies
(B) the northern English colonies
(C) the Caribbean
(D) Portuguese Brazil
(E) Spanish colonies of Central and South America
Which of the following groups had the highest social status in New Spain?
What was the “Middle Passage”?
(A) mid-priced tickets for the middle classes for passage from Europe to the
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attraction of tourist from all over the world created the need and desire for the alcohol while they relaxed or partied in the beautiful environment. Business desired the income of alcohol sales and felt that would attract more patrons from all over the world. More legal business began to inquire about obtaining the illegal alcohol in order to maintain their customers and business. This caused more creativity by everyone involved to find ways to import the alcohol and bootleg the alcohol.
The importers of the illegal alcohol would declare their ships were carrying fish and it would actually be alcohol being imported from the Caribbean. Once the alcohol was imported into Florida’s ports it
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HARRISON John and SCANTLEBURY BARBARA: New Caribbean Office Procedures: Pearson Educational \Limited 2000
Table of Contents
* Title of Project 1
* Aims of Project 1
* Function of the Sales Department 1
* Letter of Correspondence
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Beginning in 1841, John Norton booked a shipment of kerosene aboard a small sailing ship bound for South America. Little did he know this would be the start of an international shipping company that is still around today over 150 years later. Norton Lilly International provides services to ships in 70 ports located in North America, the Caribbean, the Pacific and the Middle East. The company had experienced rapid growth due to the development of cargo containerization. By 2005, the company had experienced annual revenues of more than $41 million and was the largest privately held shipping agency based in North America.
In 2006 everything changed and the company had a net loss of $2.6
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African Americans descended from slaved brought in directly from Africa, or from the Caribbean. These slaves descended from prisoners of war that were captured by African states and sold to Arab, American, or European slave trades. The American slave population was made up of the various ethnic groups from western and central Africa, which includes Bakongo, Igbo, Mande, Wolof, Akan, Fon, and Makua. Before the Atlantic Slave Trade there were already people in America who was of the African descent. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African-American_history)
Africans first arrived in 1619 when a Dutch ship sold 19 blacks as indentured servants to Englishmen at Point Comfort. Point Comfort, which is
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live in extended families, while 48% of Afro Caribbean families live in single parent families. These trends could be linked to immigration laws that encouraged these groups to come to the UK in the 1960’s. One other way in which families have become more diverse is that there has been a great increase in single parent families. There are a range of social policies that could be linked to this trend. For example, in the UK over time divorce laws have changed and divorce has become easier and cheaper over time. What this means is that that more marriages may break up leaving a single parent families this could also be linked to the increase in reconstituted families that have been seen in
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”. So far, there is no evidence that either of these treatments are effective. Sickle cell anemia is most prevalent in families in Africa, South America, Central America (Panama), the Caribbean and Mediterranean, India, and Saudi Arabia. In the United States, sickle cell anemia affects seventy thousand to one hundred thousand people. African-Americans have a higher rate of sickle cell anemia than other races in the U.S (one in five hundred births). It affects one in thirty-six thousand Hispanic American births. One in twelve African-Americans have the gene for sickle cell anemia, so this may explain why the disease is so prevalent in many African countries.
Before advances in modern
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of the OSI model are called the Application and Physical layers.
Week #3-Assignment #1-IPv6 Addressing
1. Research the following organizations and explain their involvement with the Internet public IP addresses:
A. American Registry for Internal Numbers (ARIN): ARIN is the (RIR) Regional Internet Registry for Canada, many Caribbean and North Atlantic islands, and the United States. It was formed in 1997, after the (IANA) Internet Assigned Numbers Authority in affiliation with Network Solutions Corporation turned over responsibility. It manages the distribution of Internet number resources, IPv4 and IPv6 address space and also AS numbers (Autonomous System), develops consensus based
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how the disorder would develop and how people would respond to treatment.
Research has found low predictive validity for schizophrenia. For example only about 20% recover their previous level of functioning but 40% never really recover. This much variation in the prognosis suggests that the original diagnosis is lacked predictive validity, thus the diagnosis was not helpful in dealing with the course of schizophrenia.
Research has shown other factors like ethnicity, poor housing may be more influential whether an individual has schizophrenia or not. For instance it seems more to do with ethnicity as rates of schizophrenia are high among Afro Caribbean population when compared to whites in the UK. This may be due to them being misdiagnosed as schizophrenia as they not able to explain their disorder. However vast majority of research is carried out on white middle class Americans who can afford to see a therapist.
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wife of a religious leader living in Pennsylvania
Letter 3: A plantation worker living in South Carolina
Assume in each letter the audience is a friend or relative living in another colony, in Europe, or in the Caribbean.
Describe in each letter at least two of the following aspects of colonial life
Industry, commerce, and trade
The colonial town
Servitude or slavery
Discuss at least one historical event, circumstance, or challenge.
Refer, in at least one letter, to one or more primary-source documents. This may be any historical document to which your letter- writer might have had access. It may
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Gabriel García Márquez was born in 1928 in the small town of Aracataca, situated in a tropical region of northern Colombia, between the mountains and the Caribbean Sea. He grew up with his maternal grandparent - his grandfather was a pensioned colonel from the civil war at the beginning of the century. He went to a Jesuit college and began to read law, but his studies were soon broken off for his work as a journalist. In 1954 he was sent to Rome* on an assignment for his newspaper, and since then he has mostly lived abroad - in Paris, New York, Barcelona and Mexico - in a more or less compulsory exile. Besides his large output of fiction he has written screenplays and has continued to work
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by the African Caribbean in the group, who associates the term ‘boy’ with the historical oppression of his race. In doing business with Japanese men, western women are at a disadvantage unless they deliberately use power-equalising tactics.
6. Use the fishbone diagram in order to map out the (critical) issues at hand within the context of the case.
7. Map out the stakeholders and elaborate on their individual roles. In additional describe how they impact their operating context.
8. Apply the ‘sources of power approach’ to the case. In addition, to what extent can different forms of political manipulation be applied?
Power often comes with
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name to "Porto Rico" when it occupied the island in 1898 after the Spanish-American War. This spelling was discontinued in 1932.
Puerto Ricans are a Caribbean people who regard themselves as citizens of a distinctive island nation in spite of their colonial condition and U.S. citizenship. This sense of uniqueness also shapes their migrant experience and relationship with other ethnoracial groups in the United States. However, this cultural nationalism coexists with a desire for association with the United States as a state or in the current semiautonomous commonwealth status.
Location and Geography. Puerto Rico is the easternmost and smallest of the Greater Antilles, bordered by the
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development and basic schools. All managers of the factories stated that they will recommend any entrepreneurs that are willing to start a business in Williamsfield and as the researcher I am also encouraged in having dreams in doing business in Williamsfield. The main challenge faced by the factories was the lack of raw materials. It was very difficult for the factory to operate with small amount of raw materials because this will led to a decrease in income for the factories. Hence, the conclusion that can be draft is that the factor does influence the location of factories.
1. Bleasdell, S.G. et al, CSEC New Integrated Geography ,Caribbean
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. The care these females provided was generally related to comfort and maintaining the physical health of the individuals within their care. Hence the historical beginnings of nursing has shaped the humanistic, altruistic, comforting and supporting roles that nurses have undertaken in today’s society. From a Caribbean perspective, nursing has cemented its importance in our afro-centric society due to the essential care giving role of the ‘nanas’, who were elderly slave women, on the plantation. Swaby (2005) asserts that these women were “...one of the best disposed and trustworthy women on the estate” whose responsibility was but not limited to “keeping the plantation hospital and the sick in it
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and Sharpe ratio standards.
Implementation of Strategies
RELDTraders implemented our proposed investment strategy by first carving out the appropriate allocations to invest in bonds, mutual funds, and stocks. Our target allocation was 30% in bonds, 30% in mutual funds, 40% in stocks (long equity positions), and less than 20% cash holdings. We then researched historical data to find assets to fill these positions. We chose Amazon (blue), Google (red), Royal Caribbean (purple), Yahoo (gold) and Apple (green) because over a 2-year, 5-year, and 10-year period they have steadily grown with and frequently outperformed the S&P500 Index (black) as shown in the Yahoo Finance charts below
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businesses, which ran at a net loss each year totaling hundreds of millions of dollars, at the expense of depositors. These businesses were concentrated primarily in the Caribbean and included restaurants, a cricket tournament, and various real estate projects. Evidence at trial established Stanford also used the misappropriated CD money to finance a lavish lifestyle, which included a 112-foot yacht and support vessels, six private planes, and gambling trips to Las Vegas.
According to evidence presented at trial, Stanford continued the scheme by using sales from new CDs to pay existing depositors who redeemed their CDs. In 2008, when the financial crisis caused a slump in new CD sales and
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lives of Esperanza Cordero, a “Chicana” who lives in a Latin neighbourhood in the USA called Mango Street; and Annie John, who passes her childhood and part of her adolescence in Antigua, an island in the Caribbean which until 1981 was a British colony. In the following paragraphs, I will describe and analyse diverse illustrations of patriarchal society seen in both novels. These examples will be used to explain male and female roles in this kind of society.
Firstly, both societies are more permissive with men than with women. In this way, males are allowed to act freely, while women are constantly being judged for their actions. In text A, we can notice Rosa Vargas’s situation. As the text
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Examining Emotions, Attitudes, and Job Satisfaction
Dr. Thomas Schaefer
Leadership and Organizational
July 20, 2014
Trader Joe’s founder had a perception for his stores after vacationing in the Caribbean. He perceived that the customers would try new things while on vacationing. Also realized that less is better. Many time customers buy more when there is less to choose from in that store. Their attention is only selective when there is not a big variety of supplies.
Trader Joe case describes the business practices and how they reinvented themselves. Trader Joe’s set themselves apart from the 7- Eleven style store they had and
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. Lea and Young argue that crime can only be reduced by improving people opportunities. However Young has criticised governments for failing to tackle the basic inequalities that cause insecurities.
The left realist explanation has been criticised as there is little evidence to support the view that young working class or black criminals interoperate their realities in the way described by Lea and Young. They also do not explain why the majority of the working class and African Caribbean do not turn to crime. Their theory only focuses on subcultural responses and not smaller crimes such as burglary which is committed by individuals; they just focus on street crime. It is also criticised
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and international level.
Information Systems can facilitate Trade by removing barriers. An example will be the removing of trade barriers within the Europe Union. The Caribbean can remove the barriers to trade regionally and thus copying the model of the European Union. Other sectors can use can provide sector specific support for viable new companies with the trade industry.
A developing country as Trinidad has little supporting infrastructure and capital for the implementation of the latest Information Systems in the local trade industry. High investments in the latest software may not give high return as a developed country.
However the gradual introducing of Network expansion can lead to efficiency within the trade industry making the country more efficient and equip to enter global markets.
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Varela maintains that the coalition fell apart because of policy differences related to transparency and accountability in the use of state resources. (Sullivan, 2012)
Panama’s economic development:
Although Panama is categorized by the World Bank as having an upper-middle-income economy because of its relatively high per capita income level of $7,910 (2011), one of the country’s major challenges is highly skewed income distribution with large disparities between the rich and poor. According to the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Panama’s poverty rate was almost 37% in 2002, but declined to about 26% in 2009 and 2010. Extreme poverty or indigence in