Part 1

2nd April 2017

By Sylvana Urbina Five hours by bus, 3 hours in a 4×4 truck, 10 minutes in a very small barge and 1 hour of walk is what takes to arrive from Quito, Ecuador to the community of Tesoro Escondido “Hidden Treasure”, located in one of the most biodiverse places in the world, the Chocó rainforest. This [more details]

(pp.81-94) K. Q. Roach and R. M. Kirton ‘Assessing the Potential for Increased and Enhanced Maritime Transportation in Latin America and the Caribbean’ ,WJSTSD, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2011

7th July 2011

Khellon Quacy Roach and Raymond Mark Kirton, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago Abstract: Accounting for over 90% of goods traded globally, Maritime Transport is undeniably the main mode of international transport of goods throughout the world. Despite the global financial crisis in 2008, growth in international seaborne trade continued, albeit at a [more details]