Month: May 2011

Trinidad’s Energy Minister Meets with Ghanaian Officials on Natural Gas

 Ghana’s Energy Minister Dr. Joe Oteng-Adjei and Trinidad’s Minister of Energy Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan By the Caribbean Journal staff Following an agreement that would see Trinidad supply energy for power plants in Ghana, Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister of Energy and Energy …

Barbados PM Stuart Discusses Impact of Osama Bin Laden’s Death

 The Barbadian government has responded to the death of Al-Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden with caution, following the country’s historical foreign policy of “friends of all, satellites of none.” Prime Minister Freundel Stuart said he hoped the situation would resolve …

After 25 Years, Swiss Government Moves to Seize Duvalier’s Millions

 Swiss Bundeshaus The Swiss government has moved a court for authorization to seize millions that once belonged to former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier, 25 years after the funds were first frozen. If the government is successful, the government …

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 The new Democractic National Alliance (DNA) party in the Bahamas, led by Bamboo Town MP Branville McCartney, will launch its list of candidates by the end of May. The party’s candidacy committee is being chaired by a well-known clergyman, and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean nations need to protect their urban poor as rising international food prices trigger an acceleration of inflation, according to a report from the Inter-American Development Bank. According to the report, “How will the Food …

 The expansion of the Sandals Emerald Bay in Exuma is underway, with a multi-million-dollar, 63-room expansion set to continue until the end of May. The hotel will have a total of 183 units after the project is completed, with two …

 According to a poll by RJR Group/Boxill, a majority of Jamaicans developed a less-favorable impression of Prime Minister Bruce Golding after he testified at the Manatt-Dudus Commission of Enquiry. More than half, or 53.7 percent, of 1,015 Jamaicans polled said …