Month: January 2012

New Brazilian Ambassador in Antigua

Above: Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer and Ambassador Raul Campos e Castro (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil’s new Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda, Raul Campos e Castro, presented his letters of credence yesterday, making him the second resident […]


Bahamas, Malta Sign Tax Agreement

Above: The High Commissioners of the Bahamas and Malta sign the agreement (BIS Photo/ By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of the Bahamas and Malta signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement during a ceremony in London yesterday. Bahamian High […]


China, Guyana Celebrate New Year and Strengthening Relationship

Above: Prime Minister Samuel HInds, First Lady Deolatchmie Ramotar, President Donald Ramotar, Chinese Ambassador to Guyana Yu Wenzhe and Mrs. Yu toast the Year of the Dragon (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cooperation between Guyana and China has […]


British Virgin Islands Signs Education Agreement with UK County

By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on education matters with Hertfordshire County in the United Kingdom. Last week, Education Minister Myron Walwyn met with Hertfordshire County Council education officials to exchange […]

Murder Rate Falls in Jamaica: Report

Above, from left: Assistant Commissioner of Police Elan Powell and Commissioner Owen Ellington during a press conference held at the Police Officers’ Club in Kingston Wednesday (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The number of murders in Jamaica fell […]

Interview with Turks and Caicos Chief Executive Officer Patrick Boyle

By Alexander Britell Turks and Caicos’ government has been moving forward on a plan to restore the territory to stability, most recently announcing the appointment of five new permanent secretaries who will develop five new government ministries: Border Control and […]

St Kitts and Nevis, USVI Talk Policing

Above: St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas and Police Commissioner CG Walwyn (Photo: CUOPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Police Commissioner CG Walwyn recently held a meeting with his newly-appointed counterpart in the […]

Turks and Caicos Names New Ministries

Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos government has named five new ministries that will be developed in the territory, following the announcement of five new permanent secretaries […]

Nevis, Dominica Talk Geothermal Energy

Above: Dominican energy official Edward Lambert (Photo: NIA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica and Nevis should work to become centres of excellence and a hub for training and technical assistance in geothermal development, according to Edward Lambert, a principal […]


Largest Caribbean Oil Refinery to Close

Above: the HOVENSA refinery in St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff The HOVENSA oil refinery in St Croix, US Virgin Islands, will be shut down, the company announced today. The refinery, which is one of the 10 largest in […]

LaRocque Meets New EU Ambassador

Above: Ambassador Robert Kopecky and Secretary General Irwin LaRocque (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque welcomed the European Union’s new Ambassador to CARICOM, Robert Kopecky, in Georgetown yesterday. The European Union is “one of […]

Simpson Miller: "Put Jamaicans First"

Above: Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller being sworn into Parliament yesterday (OPM Jamaica) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Members of Parliament are servants of the people and they should not betray the trust placed in them, Prime Minister Portia […]


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