Javier Spencer

International Business Professional

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Javier Spencer, B.Sc., M.Sc., is an International Business & Trade Professional with a B.Sc. in International Business and an M.Sc. in International Trade Policy. His professional interests include Economic Integration, International Business, Global Diplomacy, International Trade & Development, International Communication, and Human Rights.

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Caribbean Trade Law and Development
09/17/2018
Trump 'trumps' the WTO

Javier D. Spencer, Guest Contributor THE WTO The 1995 organization has done considerably well to date as an arbiter of international trade. The organization was created as a response to the economic situation in the 1930's that resulted in global tensions. Its predecessor, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), was ostensibly limited in...

Caribbean Trade Law and Development
04/16/2018
Global Governance: Why isn't it working and what can be done?

By Javier D. Spencer, Guest Contributor At an exponential rate, the world is convulsing into a single space, which heightens the interconnectivity and interdependence of countries. As a result, it is evident that issues such as climate change, security, human rights among others, instantaneously alter global relations.

Caribbean Trade Law and Development
08/19/2016
Antigua, Are you ready to Gamble?

Javier Spencer, Guest Contributor -Did you know that in 2000, the Antigua and Barbuda's Online Gaming Industry accounted for 61% of the Global Online Industry?(Global Betting and Gambling Consultants, 2007) This figure declined in 2001 onwards as the United States introduced statutes that limited Antigua's supply of online gambling services in the US.

Caribbean Trade Law and Development
02/06/2016
Written History: The Classic Tale of the CCJ and Caribbean Jurisprudence

Javier Spencer The 19th meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) agreed that a Caribbean court of appeal should be established to replace the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) - commonly known as The Privy Council- as the final appellate court for the Region.

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