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    Full steam ahead: geothermal energy can fuel the future of the Eastern Caribbean

Full steam ahead: geothermal energy can fuel the future of the Eastern Caribbean

Though geothermal energy is a more involved and expensive undertaking than other renewables, its significant benefits make it an ideal way for the Eastern Caribbean to gain greater energy independence, reduce energy costs, and achieve sustainable development, writes Judith Ephraim (Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States).

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    Caribbean ‘Citizenship by Investment’ is becoming a dangerous race to the bottom

Caribbean ‘Citizenship by Investment’ is becoming a dangerous race to the bottom

Although Citizenship by Investment schemes showed early promise as a spur to national development, increasing competition in the region and beyond is creating a dangerous zero-sum game in which states try to offset declining income by further reducing pricing, writes David Jessop (Caribbean Council).

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    Arthur Lewis: St Lucia’s first Nobel laureate, LSE’s first black academic

Arthur Lewis: St Lucia’s first Nobel laureate, LSE’s first black academic

Arthur Lewis was the first black academic at LSE. At a time when UK higher education is starting to think about the lack of black people in academia, Sue Donnelly looks back at Arthur Lewis’ life and hurdles at the time.