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Trinidad, Haiti Sign Energy Pact

July 30, 2014 | 2:33 am | 0 Comment

Trinidad, Haiti Sign Energy Pact

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and Trinidad and Tobago have signed a memorandum of understanding on energy cooperation. The MoU provides for "cooperative initiatives in energy, energy security and energy exploration," according to Trinidad's Ministry of Energy and more...

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In Dominica, Helping Small Businesses Go Green

July 30, 2014 | 2:11 am | 0 Comment

In Dominica, Helping Small Businesses Go Green

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica's Agricultural Industrial and Development Bank will soon be implementing a pilot project to finance energy efficiency investments by micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the country. The project is being supported by the Caribbean Development Bank in the amount of $500,000, the CDB more...

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VIDEO: How to Make The Caribbean’s Easiest Rum Punch Recipe

July 30, 2014 | 1:56 am | 0 Comment

VIDEO: How to Make The Caribbean’s Easiest Rum Punch Recipe

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor I spent a week in Nevis recently, a magical trip that revolved around two resorts and imbibing at least that many tumblers of rum punch a day. After all, every hotel seemed to have their signature libation, and it would have been rude to refuse them, no? While they were all amazingly good (and amazingly strong), the version more...

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British Virgin Islands: New Arbitration Act Set to Come into Force

July 29, 2014 | 5:31 am | 0 Comment

British Virgin Islands: New Arbitration Act Set to Come into Force

Above: the British Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands' new Arbitration Act is set to come into force in October. In a statement, the territory's government said it would "usher in a modern era for the British Virgin Islands in domestic and international arbitration." According to Arliene Penn, director of communications, more...

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Haiti to Receive $14 Million Grant For Agricultural Health Efforts

July 29, 2014 | 5:01 am | 0 Comment

Haiti to Receive $14 Million Grant For Agricultural Health Efforts

Above: the Inter-American Development Bank's headquarters By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti will soon receive a $14 million grant to help the country's government reduce plant and livestock losses and increase exports. The grant, which was approved by the Inter-American Development Bank's board of directors, is being matched by $2 million in funding from the more...

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Grenada Receives $10 Million Loan From Caribbean Development Bank

July 28, 2014 | 9:48 pm | 0 Comment

Grenada Receives $10 Million Loan From Caribbean Development Bank

Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Development Bank's board of directors has approved a $10 million policy-based loan for Grenada. The loan will support the Grenadian government's "reform priorities," according to the CDB. The loan is the first in a series of three $10 million policy-based loans that have been proposed for more...

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American Airlines to Launch Daily Service From Miami to Cap-Haitien, Haiti

July 28, 2014 | 4:06 pm | 0 Comment

American Airlines to Launch Daily Service From Miami to Cap-Haitien, Haiti

Above: an American Airlines plane in Miami (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is launching its first-ever flights to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, the carrier announced Monday. The service will begin Oct. 2, 2014, pending government approval. "We have proudly served Haiti for more than 40 years and believe this new service is important not only more...

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Haiti Hosts Bahamian Delegation For Talks on Agriculture

July 28, 2014 | 5:35 am | 0 Comment

Haiti Hosts Bahamian Delegation For Talks on Agriculture

Above: the Bahamas (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation of nine Bahamian officials recently visited Haiti for high-level talks on agriculture. The delegation, led by Bahamas Agriculture Minister Alfred Gray, spent three days on an official visit to Haiti. The purpose of the visit was to check and discuss zoo-phytosanitary standards and more...

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Haiti Celebrates Carnaval des Fleurs

July 27, 2014 | 7:42 pm | 0 Comment

Haiti Celebrates Carnaval des Fleurs

Above: the Carnaval des Fleurs (Photos: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitians gathered this weekend for the third annual Carnaval des Fleurs summer carnival in Port-au-Prince. The festival seeks to highlight Haiti's flora; it is being held through Tuesday. Its first edition was held in July 2012, initially launched to spur tourism growth during the more...

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunset in Turks and Caicos

July 27, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunset in Turks and Caicos

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Adam Shively, who sent in this snapshot of sunset at Beaches Turks and Caicos. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the subject line and it could be the next one! — more...

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