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African disapora

the forced removal of africans from their native area

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brain drain

the migration of the best educated people from developing countries to develop nations where economic opportunities are greater. take the brain to texas

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brain gain

the return of migrants to their home country with educations and skills

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capital leakage

refers to the gap between gross receipts and the total tourist dollars that remain in the carribean

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CARICOM

economic association formed in 1974 by 10 Caribbean countries

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carribean dispora

economic flight of carribean people. not being forced.

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chain migration

process where foreigners from a certain city migrate to the same area from their city

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circular migration

the repetitive movement of a migrant worker between home and host areas

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cuentapropista

concept of cuba. small scale businesses

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FTZ

free trade zone. duty free and tax exempt for foreign corporations

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greater antilles

four largest islands of the area. cuba, jamaica, puerto rico, and hispanola

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hurricane

storm system, low pressure, and must be 74mph or more

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indentured labor

foreign workers contracted to labor on Caribbean agriculture states

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isolate proximity

a concept that relates to the location of carribean countries and how close they are to north america

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lesser antilles

the small carribean islands. st martin and trinidad

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monocrop production

agriculture based on a single crop

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monroe doctrine

a proclamation introduced in 1883 by the united states. US will no longer tolerate European intervention

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offshore banking

bank located outside the country. a tax haven that prevents/allows not to pay taxes in your own country

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rimland

main land coastal zone of the carribean

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transitional migration

social and economic ties that form between home and host countries through international migration