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Gleaner, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1990, Kingston, KingstonPage four the daily gleaner tuesday april 10, 1990 need for political Unity in Caribbean 30 90 Lurie a Castries st. Lucia events in the outside world Bave demonstrated in a most dra Matic fashion the need for political Unity in the carib bean st Lucia s acting governor general Stanis Laus James told yester Day s opening of a new ses Sion of parliament. In the reordering of the world which is currently taking place there is no room for Small countries such As our own. We must unite or perish. The de Bate and discussions on this Issue must have a finite Date As the world is not waiting on our James said. With the events sweeping the world the countries of the Caribbean and in particular the countries which comprise the organisation of Eastern Caribbean states secs must Realise that our Peoples can meet the challenges Only under the umbrella of a United James declared. He stated that with the elections in st. Vincent and the grenadines and Grenada those in Dominica due later this year 1990 will be the year of decision for the secs. It is hoped that the new govern ment of Grenada will recommit it self to the goal of secs Unity with the countries of the Windward is lands leading the he said. In delivering the throne speech James said that st. Lucia was once again restating its pledge to work until singly towards the achieve ment of the goal of Unity. He said that the West Indian commission created by the carib bean Community Carico Heads of government in 1989 has been charged with the task of preparing the Commonwealth Caribbean for these challenges and his govern ment will participate fully in this Inita Itlie. What does it take to be in touch Vith the Caribbean just one Finger. Such is the magic of end electronic news retrieval the new est facility offered by Cana the Caribbean news Agency. 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To Lex we 2228 wire t broadcast service to. 428-3903 administration the. 429-2905. 429.1949 fax 4294355 president Menem on Argentina s economic Tightrope illegal cocaine Trade has few positives report reveals Bogota april 9, Cana Reuter Colombia s Multi billion Dollar illegal cocaine Trade has had few positive benefits for the local econ omy according to a report by a Central Bank economist. Hernando Jose Gomez an economist at the Bank of the Republic said the country s powerful cocaine Barons earned 14.2 billion dollars Between 1981 and 1988, for a yearly average of 1.8 billion dollars. But he said less than half of the Money 6.8 billion dollars had been brought Back to Colombia and Little of that had been invested in productive activities. The biggest part of the re sources generated by illicit sub stances went to financing capital flight and the report said. It added that drug traffickers biggest financial influence has been Felt in housing and cattle ranching. The study fuels an intense de Bate in Colombia on the Impact illegal drug dealing has had on the Economy one of the strongest in latin America. The report said cocaine income dropped sharply after 1987 because of a collapse of the drug s . Street Price and cocaine sales were Only Worth 645 million dollars in 1988. However the report said Mari Juana cultivation virtually eradicated in Colombia during a govern ment crackdown in 1986, was showing a comeback. Gomez said marijuana earnings Rose from 28 million dollars in 1986 to 89 million dollars in 1988 and the country could soon regain a leading role in the Supply of marijuana to the United states. Regional briefs a april it Tegucigalpa disband ported nicaraguan Contra re Bels agreed yesterday to sur Render their weapons and disband one week before a newly elected government takes Power in Nicaragua. Lima contest peruvians chose the son of japanese immigrants and a celebrated novelist to contest the second round of presidential elections jamming the polls in Defiance of guerrilla Calls to Boycott sunday s National elections. Castries records st Lucian Nestor Petit wants badly to be in the guinness Book of re cords. Since the publishers won t recognise his record of climbing a 40 foot Coconut tree in under four minutes because it does t have government verification he plans another feat to swim and walk the entire perimeter of the 238 Square mile Island non Stop. St George s tourism the new Grenada. Government says that it will focus on upgrading and expanding the smaller a policy statement it said it will also adopt an aggressive Market ing and promotion plan for the Industry. Bridgetown consultation the Commonwealth Caribbean yesterday began a Consul tation on the future of the area with a Call from Barba Dos for deepening its integration in any other Good idea will not succeed simply because it is a Good sound logical idea. Hamilton probe police in Ber Muda Are probing a Blaze which extensively damaged a primary school sunday police spokesman sgt. John Instone said there were signs of a break in at the Francis Pat ton school in the Eastern Vil Lage of Bailey s we can say is arson has not been ruled said instone., Road town bar association lawyers have organized a regional bar association for the. Eastern Caribbean states a press release yester Day. The presidents an8 offi cers of the bar associations of eight Caribbean countries elected Winston Cenac presi Dent of the st. Lucia bar association As the new organization s chairman. 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