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Capitalism, Socialism and Technology: A Comparative Study of Cuba and Jamaica
Does a socialist Third World country tackle technological development and mechanization in different ways from a capitalist country? In this meticulous field study of sugar cane harvesting in two lead...
Jamaica's Culture of Fear Allows Police to Get Away With Murder
In the past decade, the Caribbean island nation's police have killed more than 2,000 people - until recently an average of four people every single week, mostly young men in inner-city, marginalized c...
Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
Rasta and Resistance: From Marcus Garvey to Walter Rodney
Rasta and Resistance is a study of the Rastafarian Movement in all its aspects, from its evolution in the hills of Jamaica to its present manifestations in the streets of Birmingham and the Shashamane...
Remembering Michael Manley
Manley, who had entered the decade of the Seventies with so much hope for changing Jamaica, departed bitterly at the end of it.
The Slave Trade: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440 - 1870
A comprehensive history of the Atlantic slave trade in which approximiately eleven million black slaves were carried from Africa to the Americas to work on plantations, in mines, or as servants in hou...
Small Garden, Bitter Weed: Struggle and Change in Jamaica
Beckford, George; Witter, Michael
This is a social history of the Jamaican people - from the time of the European invasion to the present day. It is a history of struggle and change. Written in the run-up to the 1981 elections which l...
The Targeting of Walter Rodney: Against The Current vol. 120
West, Michael O.
On October 15, 1968 the government of Jamaica barred Walter Rodney from returning to the island. A lecturer at the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Rodney had been out of the co...
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To promote the welfare of women in Canada and overseas, by funding projects, while ephasizing a feminist vision of development.
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Anatomy of a Copyright Coup: Jamaica's Public Domain Plundered
A bill extending the term of copyright by an additional 45 years -- almost doubling it, in the case of corporate and government works -- sailed through the Jamaican Senate on June 26, after having pas...
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Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.