Month: October 2012


Caribbean/Mexico Pipeline Has 125 Hotels, 19,381 Rooms in Development

Above: the view from the under-construction Best Western in Haiti (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline is continuing its growth, with a total of 125 hotels and 19,381 rooms in development as of […]


Dominican Republic First Lady Returns from Official Visit to Taiwan

Above: Candida Montilla de Medina in Taiwan (Photo: OP Dominican Republic) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic First Lady Candida Montilla de Medina has returned to the country following a four-day official visit to Taiwan. Medina, who described her […]


WestJet Begins Twice-Weekly Service from Toronto to Antigua

Above: St John’s (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Calgary-based WestJet has launched its twice-weekly service from Canada to Antigua and Barbuda. The carrier’s first such flight arrived on Sunday, adding 7,000 seats to air travel between Canada and […]

CJ Politics

Turks and Caicos Islands Reports Revenue Surplus for First Half of 2012

Above: the Turks and Caicos (Photo: TCIT) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands government is reporting an overall revenue surplus of $5.72 million for the first half of 2012, an improvement of $10 million over the […]

Grenada Moves Forward on New Hospital

Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s government will be beginning negotiations with Balfour Beatty Capital on the development of the Grenada Replacement Hospital public-private partnership. Balfour Beatty Capital emerged as the only qualified bidder from the […]

Panama President Ricardo Martinelli Concludes Trip to Vietnam

Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli in Vietnam (Photo: OP Panama) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli concluded his Asian tour this weekend, departing from Hanoi, Vietnam. Martinelli called the trip “successful,” optimistic that the visit would create […]


Guyana Continues Solar Panel Project

Above: provision of a solar panel in Guyana’s Region 2 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s government is continuing the rollout of solar panels to regions across the country. The latest drive has provided solar panels to outlying schools and […]

Haiti: Hurricane Deaths Rise to 51

Above: an emergency ministerial session in Haiti following the storm (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff A total of 51 people have now been killed in Haiti due to Hurricane Sandy, according to numbers released Sunday by Haiti’s […]

Haiti Hosts Visit from Secretary General of World Tourism Organization

Above: Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin and WTO SG Taleb Rifai (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Taleb Rifai, the Secretary General of the UN’s World Tourism Organization, is currently on a visit to Haiti, joined by Carlos […]


Kirani James Named Commonwealth Male Athlete of the Year

Above: Kirani James during his homecoming from the Olympics in September By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenadian sprinting superstar Kirani James has been named the Commonwealth Male Athlete of the Year, following a ceremony this week in Trinidad and Tobago. […]

Turks and Caicos Releases List of Nominated Candidates for Election

Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands has released the list of nominated candidates for the upcoming general election on Nov. 9. The release, issued on behalf of the Elections Office, has a total of […]

Bringing Mandarin to St Kitts

Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Mandarin Chinese is now being taught in high schools in St Kitts, the government announced this week. The language is being taught in afternoon sessions at the Washington Archibald High […]


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