‘Trumpism’ under the spotlight at UWI, Mona

The policies of the new United States President Donald Trump have raised concerns across the world and in Jamaica, where the Government admitted recently that changes to US trade policy could disrupt economic growth.

So recently, the Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) in collaboration with the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona, Department of Government and title sponsor Spur Tree Spices, hosted a public forum entitled ‘Trumpism and its implications for the Caribbean’ as part of its Public Advocacy Series.

The purpose of the forum was to examine the possible effects that the policy changes introduced, following the election of President Trump, would have on the Caribbean. The forum also provided a medium to explore methods which the region could employ to mitigate any negative effects.

The impact of Trump’s policies were discussed from four perspectives — academia, diplomacy, media, and the private sector. Read more

Source: Jamaica Observer