Month: May 2012

Bahamas PM Names Philip Brave Davis Deputy PM and Works Minister

 Above: Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis By the Caribbean Journal staff New Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie has appointed Philip “Brave” Davis as the country’s new Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Urban Development. Davis is the …

Panama’s Martinelli Hosts Former Uruguay President Tabaré Vazquez

 Above: Tabaré Vásquez and Ricardo Martinelli By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Uruguay President Tabaré Vázquez paid a visit Tuesday to President Ricardo Martinelli. Vazquez, who is in Panama to participate as a keynote speaker at a forum on Regional …

India and Guyana Conclude Studies on Low-Carbon Development Projects

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar meets with the Indian team By the Caribbean Journal staff Specialists from India’s Energy and Research Institute have completed the technical studies on priority projects under Guyana’s Low-Carbon Development Strategy. The two-month endeavour, which came …

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 Above: Assistant Police Commissioner Robert Liburd in one of the new vehicles By the Caribbean Journal staff The Nevis Division of the Royal St Christopher and Nevis Police Force has received three vehicles from the Four Seasons Homeowners Association to …

 Chilean Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno (OAS Photo/Patricia Leiva) By the Caribbean Journal staff Chile and the Organization of American States have signed a Letter of Intent to strengthen capacities in the area of violence against women in the Eastern Caribbean. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has signed an agreement with the USVI Soccer Federation for the development of a new soccer facility in St Croix. The facility, which will include bleachers, a concession …

 Above: Prime Minister Perry Christie and Governor-General Sir Arthur Foulkes (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Perry Christie has been sworn in as the Bahamas’ Prime Minister for the second time, following a ceremony Tuesday afternoon at Government House. …

 Above: New Brazilian Ambassador to Haiti Jose Luiz Machado e Costa By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s President Michel Martelly received the credentials Tuesday of the new ambassadors from Brazil and Panama. Brazil’s new ambassador is Jose Luiz Machado e …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño and US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño and US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh have signed a letter asking White House to …

 Above: the delegation in Panama City By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli held talks Monday with Ambassador John McCarthy, the Special Envoy for Latin America of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. In what was characterized as “open …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos’ draft budget projects a 20 percent increase in revenues for the financial year 2012/2013. The new draft budget, which goes to Turks and Caicos’ …

 Above: Jones is sworn in by Guyana President Donald Ramotar (right) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has sworn in Sandra Valerie Jones as a new commissioner of the Guyana Elections Commission. Jones replaced the late Robert Williams, a former …

 Above: Hubert Ingraham By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the Bahamas election results that returned the Opposition Progressive Liberal Party to power, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has resigned as leader of the Free National Movement. Ingraham, known as “Papa,” had …

 Above: PLP Leader Perry Christie By the Caribbean Journal staff BREAKING: The Bahamas’ Opposition Progressive Liberal Party has won the country’s election, unseating the Free National Movement in Monday’s vote. Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham conceded defeat at an address at …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti received $181 million in net foreign direct investment in 2011, according to estimates from the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. That number was an all-time record for foreign direct …

 By Ramesh Sujanani Op-Ed Contributor It is surprising to see the matter of abortions once again rear its ugly implications in Jamaica. Three years ago, the issue of abortions came to the forefront, and there was an open and public …

 Above: Kingston By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s “unsustainable public debt burden” continues to displace needed investments, preventing long-term growth, according to a new paper from the Center for Economic and Policy Research. In 2011, Jamaica had the highest debt …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff With the world increasingly moving toward the application of knowledge as a major component of economic activity, Barbados “must endeavour to put policies and strategies in place to encourage innovation,” according to Trade Minister Senator …

 

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