Year: 2011

Taiwan "Committed" to Providing New Technology for St Kitts and Nevis

By the Caribbean Journal staff The recent solar project implemented at Government Headquarters in St Kitts signifies the commitment of the Taiwanese government to “everlasting friendship” with the twin-island federation and to provide it with new technology wherever possible, according […]


Regional Outlook: Preparing for the Worst, Hoping for the Best

By Hasan Tuluy Op-Ed Contributor Latin America and the Caribbean began 2011 on an economic high. After swiftly bouncing back from the 2008/2009 global crisis, the region grew at a record level in 2010 with some countries reaching East Asian […]


Caribbean GDP to Grow 1.7 Percent in 2012: UN Report

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s economy is projected to grow 1.7 percent in 2012, following an estimated 0.7 percent growth in 2011, according to data from the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. That […]


Grenada to Host UN Climate Workshop

By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will host a United Nations environmental workshop next year, Environment Minister Joseph Gilbert announced. Grenada will be the first country in the western hemisphere to host such a meeting. “This workshop, which will be […]

United Nations Urges Investigations of Alleged Police Abuse in Haiti

Above: A UN police officer trains a Haitian police officer (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations is urging Haitian authorities to investigate and prosecute police officers suspected of unlawful killings and torture, following two reports […]

Grenadian Minister Calls for Refocusing

By the Caribbean Journal staff The coalition of individuals and groups that helped Grenada’s ruling NDC win the 2008 general elections needs to refocus and regroup, according to Tourism Minister and senior NDC official Peter David. “Delivering on the basic […]

St Lucia's Economy to Grow 3.5 Percent in 2012: Report

By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucian total GDP is projected to grow 3.5 percent in 2012, following an estimated 2.6 percent growth in 2011, according to a report from the United Nations’ Economic Commission for Latin America and the […]

Chris Kazi Rolle Talks Relationships

Bahamian native Chris “Kazi” Rolle was touring with a film and music group focusing on developing the creativity of young hip-hop artists. What began as a developmental programme became something else, as Rolle began engaging with the artists about more […]

Jamaican Loses Privy Council Appeal of Murder Conviction

By the Caribben Journal staff The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London has dismissed the appeal by Jamaican Samuel Robie of his conviction for the murder of Roy Bailey in 2003. Robie was appealing his conviction on three […]

Op-Ed: Civil Rights in Jamaica

By David P Rowe Op-Ed Contributor The United States, through the Civil Rights Act of 1964, legislated against racism in the workplace and the schoolhouse. The 14th Amendment of the US Constitution prevents the violation of equal protection under the […]

Jamaican Customs to Address Port Delays

Jamaican Senator Seeks Digital Parliament By the Caribbean Journal staff Following a period of delays at Jamaican ports, the country’s customs department said it has identified areas of delay, and will implement strategies aimed at ensuring timely cargo clearance at […]

Durandis: Haiti's Climate of Opinion

By Ilio Durandis CJ Contributor Reading Milton Friedman’s book, Free to Choose, the concept of a “climate of opinion” as a tool to help shape policies could be just what the doctor ordered for the upcoming year for Haiti. Friedman […]


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