US-Caribbean Relations: From Trade to Economic Partnership

This Wednesday, November 30, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC), in collaboration with the Caribbean Policy Consortium(CPC), will host the webinar “US-Caribbean Relations: From Trade to Economic Partnership.” 

In this webinar, Ambassador Dr. Richard L. Bernal, OJ will present on the current status of US-Caribbean trade and prospects for the future with analysis from experts in the public and private sectors.

 Panelists will examine how the existential crisis of CARICOM requires a wholistic approach by the U.S. which integrates economic, security and environmental aspects in a self-reinforcing program. 

DATE: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 

TIME: 10:00-11:30 am EST  

Live webinar via Zoom  

Free and open to the public but registration is required.  



Ambassador Dr. Richard L. Bernal, OJ 

Professor of Practice, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, University of the West Indies, Jamaica and Fellow, Caribbean Policy Consortium (CPC) 


Andrea M. Ewart, Esq. 

Attorney and Founder, DevelopTradeLaw, LLC and Fellow, CPC 

Eric B. Wolff 

Regional Senior Commercial Officer, Caribbean Region, U.S. Commercial Service, US Embassy Santo Domingo 


Dr. Anthony Pereira 

Director, LACC, Florida International University (FIU) 

With a special emphasis on the English-speaking Caribbean, the LACC/CPC Caribbean Policy Series includes four webinars for the 2022-2023 academic year with experts from the Greater Caribbean region, moderated by FIU faculty and CPC members, and a series of policy-oriented papers addressing economic, political, and strategic matters in the region that will be published electronically as part of the LACC Caribbean Working Paper Series. The LACC/CPC Caribbean Policy Series is part of LACC’s renewed commitment to expand programming related to the English-speaking Caribbean, a sub-region with phenomenal human capacities, strong democratic institutions and incredibly rich socio-cultural and environmental diversity.