Month: January 2012

British Virgin Islands Must “Keep Pace” on Renewable Energy: Minister

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Green energy has to be a priority for the British Virgin Islands government, according to Minister for Communications and Works Mark Vanterpool. Vanterpool met last week with board members of the BVI Electricity Corporation to …

Caribbean to Hold First Yoga Conference

 Above: Rose Hall in Montego Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica will play host to the first Caribbean Yoga Conference next month, an initiative by Bella Luna Yoga. The conference, which was developed by Bella Luna founder Kimberly Moon, …

“Deep Introspection,” Regrouping Ahead for Jamaica Labour Party

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the landslide victory of the opposition People’s National Party in Thursday’s Jamaican election, the Jamaica Labour Party pledged to make “deep introspection” a priority, according to an email sent to supporters after the vote. …

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 By Kent GammonOp-Ed Contributor The Peoples’ National Party led by the Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller, was handsomely rewarded by the Jamaican people in the country’s 16th general election, taking 42 of the 63 seats in the House of Parliament. The Jamaican …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the continued controversy over the death of Canadian tourist and Grenadian native Oscar Bartholomew on Boxing day, the country’s Tourism Minister, Peter David, said Grenada remained an “extremely safe” destination. He was speaking in …

 Above: Ted Howard By the Caribbean Journal staff Longtime CONCACAF Deputy General Secretary Ted Howard has been installed as the organization’s acting general secretary, the organization announced today. CONCACAF is the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will travel to India Monday on a state visit as an official guest of the government of India. Persad-Bissessar will pay a courtesy call on Indian President Smt. …

 Above: the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) By Alexander Britell A total of five Grenadian police officers have now been charged with manslaughter in the death of Grenadian native and Canadian resident Oscar Bartholomew, his family’s lawyer, Derick Sylvester, confirmed …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the People’s National Party’s landslide victory in Thursday’s election, incoming Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said it was now time to “urgently get on with the business of creating more economic and social opportunities …