Opinion

Why have Canadian-Caribbean ties weakened?

It’s partly Canada’s fault, partly out of its control. But for a relatively modest investment of political and financial capital, Canada could regain lost ground.

Venezuela's late president, Hugo Chavez, pictured in 2009, launched PetroCaribe, a program that provided subsidized oil to the Caribbean states. Venezuela's largesse quickly eclipsed Canada's. UN photograph by Marco Castro

By PAUL DURAND

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 12:00 AM

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