Month: May 2012

Cayman, Brazil Strengthen Economic Ties

 Above: Sao Paulo By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from Cayman’s Ministry of Finance recently attended the Brazil Investment Summit in Sao Paulo as part of a bid to strengthen bilateral ties. The Cayman team, which was led by …

Guyana Appoints Country’s First Consul General to Barbados

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has appointed Michael Brotherson as the country’s first Consul General to Barbados. According to Barbadian Foreign Minister Senator Maxine McClean, Brotherson’s resident posting to the island will be “of great benefit” to Guyanese nationals …

Canada, IDB Partner to Finance Green Fund for Caribbean and Latin America

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada and the Inter-American Development Bank are partnering on a fund aimed at financing green investment in Latin America and the Caribbean. Canada has already committed just over $253 million to create the Canadian Climate …

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 Above: downtown Nassau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamians at home and abroad officially began their 2012 election Tuesday with the country’s Advance Poll. The Bahamas, which has typically boasted very strong electoral turnout, has typically permitted advance …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s Ministry of Finance is hosting a team from the World Bank this week to review the suitability of the so-called “4-3-2 Framework” for Antigua and Barbuda. The framework, which was jointly developed by the …

 Above: one of the reef units (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is into its second phase on a project building artificial reefs. The Montserrat Reef Project, which was initiated by Scuba Montserrat’s Andrew Myers and Emmy Aston, …

 By Ramesh SujananiOp-Ed Contributor I was somewhat surprised to see no less than three articles in the Jamaica Gleaner in which the Contractor-General’s Office was queried and criticized, in what I believe to be an outstanding job over the auditing …

 Above: left, Governor Duncan Taylor and Premier McKeeva Bush during a visit by UK Minister Henry Bellingham (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands Governor Duncan Taylor has appointed two new members to the territory’s Constitutional Commission. Jude …

 Above: MP and Former Tourism Minister Peter David By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenadian Tourism Minister Peter David resigned his position on Monday. David, whose portfolio includes Tourism, Civil Aviation and Culture, said he was “pushed into having to take …