Month: February 2012

Op-Ed: Why the Caribbean Matters

 By Michael W EdghillOp-Ed Contributor When it comes to US foreign policy, most of the focus tends to be on the Middle East and, increasingly, China. There is rarely a cursory glance offered in the direction of Latin America and …

Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago Hold Talks on Criminal Justice Reform

 Above: Trinidad Justice Minister Herbert Volney and Venezuelan Ambassador Maria Eugenia Marcano Casado By the Caribbean journal staff The governments of Venezuela and Trinidad have begun discussions about potential cooperation on penal reform, offender management and other criminal justice issues. …

Civics Returning to Jamaican Schools

 Above: Education Minister Ronald Thwaites By the Caribbean Journal staff Civics will make a return to the Jamaican school curriculum in September, according to Education Minister Ronald Thwaites. The subject will not just comprise “dry facts” but will emphasize the …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Tourism Minister Peter David By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s ruling National Democratic Congress has dismissed what it calls “vicious lies” about strife within the party. “We’re living good, we’re eating good, and we’re living together,” said Senator Arley …

 Above: Emerald Cay By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Turks and Caicos has been awarded a judgment of $9.29 million involving the Emerald Cay private island property, following a ruling by Chief Justice Edwin Goldsborough yesterday. The judgment, …

 By Alexander Britell NASSAU – At Nassau’s Vincent D’Aguilar Art Foundation, a gallery that is one of the great new spaces of the quickly-growing Bahamian arts scene, Haitian artist Chantal Bethel is producing “Poto Mitan,” a three-dimensional production of work …

 This article originally appeared in Untapped Cities. By Albert José-Antonio López Twelve years have passed since Princeton Architectural Press first published John Loomis’s Revolution of Forms: Cuba’s Forgotten Art Schools. In the time that has passed since its humble introduction to the …

 Above: the Middlesex Guildhall in London By Jeffrey ForemanOp-Ed Contributor This year is a historic one in the region. In August, Jamaica, then Trinidad and Tobago will mark 50 years as independent nations. These two countries were the first to …

 Mario C is one of Jamaica’s top dancehall producers – winning the EME Award for Dancehall Producer of the Year and well known for his collaborations – from Beenie Man to Lady Saw. But now he has a new project …