Month: January 2012

News

Interview with New York Knicks Center and Jamaican Native Jerome Jordan

By Alexander Britell MIAMI – After a standout career at the University of Tulsa, Jamaican native Jerome Jordan was drafted 44th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2010 NBA draft. Shortly after, his rights were purchased by the New […]

The Search for Aid Money in Haiti

By Ilio Durandis CJ Contributor Money is not real. It is only used as a reference to the worth of goods or services in society. Its worth is printed on the currency that we carry in our pocket or wallet. […]

News

St Vincent Focused on Security

By the Caribbean Journal staff The general welfare of the people of St Vincent and the Grenadines will continue to be a top priority, according to Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves. The country will continue to focus on safety and […]

News

"We Have to Pledge to Clean Up Jamaica"

Above: Jamaican Foreign Minister AJ Nicholson (centre) (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Foreign Minister Sen. AJ Nicholson is lobbying for support on a major island-wide cleanup project. The plan aims to enhance Jamaica’s position as a location […]


US Virgin Islands Plans Response to HOVENSA Refinery Closure

Above: the HOVENSA refinery By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands has a plan to assist the thousands of people who will lose their jobs when the HOVENSA oil refinery, the largest in the Caribbean, closes. It was […]


Starbucks Heads to Curacao

By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Curacao has its first Starbucks at the Renaissance Curacao Resort and Casino. Starbucks currently has locations in several Caribbean countries, including the Bahamas (at the Atlantis resort), Puerto Rico, and Aruba. It […]

Jamaica Breaks Ground on Baseball Field

Above: GC Foster College By the Caribbean Journal staff As part of an effort to derive more income from sports in Jamaica, the country has now broken ground on its first international, standardized baseball field at the GC Foster College […]


Hillary Clinton Phones Jamaican Prime Minister, Offers Assistance

Above: US Secretary State Hillary Clinton and Jamaican PM Portia Simpson Miller (Photos: US State Department and OPM Jamaica) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton telephoned new Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller today […]


St Kitts and Nevis to Break Ground on Agro-Tourism Project with Taiwan

By the Caribbean Journal staff Next week, St Kitts and Nevis will break ground on what the country hopes will be a major new part of its tourism strategy. The country’s goal is for the Agro-Tourism Demonstration Farm Project, which […]

Markets

Jamaica: "Great Opportunities" in ICT

Above: State Minister Julian Jay Robinson (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector presents the greatest opportunities for job creation through investment, according to Julian Robinson, Minister of State in the Ministry of […]


St Lucia PM Holds Business Talks

Above: St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucian Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony held talks with the country’s Chamber of Commerce yesterday aimed at improving the environment for the ease of doing business […]


Guyana Launches Caribbean's First Association for Female Miners

Above: a gold mine in Guyana (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has launched the first-ever Women Miners’ Association, the government announced this week. Human Services Minister Jennifer Webster said the move would aid a number of women […]


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