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Guyana Creates Bauxite Development Unit

Above: the Linden bauxite mining plant By the Caribbean Journal staff With increasing demand for Guyana’s bauxite, the country’s government has established a Bauxite Development Unit within the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission. The unit will coordinate, oversee and assist […]

Why Tourism Matters in the Caribbean

And why it needs more prominence By Hugh Riley The emergence of the travel and tourism sector in the Caribbean coincided with a move away from complete reliance on agriculture as the primary money earner. The decline of bananas, sugar, […]

The Problem of Caribbean Air Travel

By Dennis Chung CJ Contributor The first issue of the lack of progress with intraregional trade and synergy in the Caribbean is obvious. The fact is that unless we are able to improve the ease of traveling throughout the region, […]

Jamaica Could Earn “7 Billion” By Increasing Limestone Production

Above: a quarry in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica can make as much as $7 billion by increasing limestone production in the country, according to researcher Dr Conrad Douglas. Douglas, who is the executive chairman of Douglas and […]

A New Way For Trinidad and Jamaica to Work Together

By Paul Hay CJ Contributor William Demas, former Head of the Economic and Planning Division of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago,  compared the five-year national plans of Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) in his book The Economics of […]

Is China’s Plan a Game-Changer For Jamaica’s Logistics Hub?

By Paul Hay Op-Ed Contributor To date, I have written three articles about different aspects of Jamaica’s Logistics Hub. This makes my fourth. Frequent readers of the Caribbean Journal may only be aware of three, counting this one. The first, […]

“Rare Earth” Hopes in Jamaica

Above: Jamaica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Jamaica Bauxite Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nippon Light Metal of Japan to set up a pilot project to extract rare earth elements from red mud in […]

Guyana Signs $33 Million Agreement With UNDP on Natural Resources

Above: Guyana’s Kaieteur Falls By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Wednesday signed a $33 million agreement with the United Nations Development Programme for a project on natural resources management. The six-month project will develop […]

Jamaica Looks to Green its Energy Supply

Above: Jamaica’s Wigton Wind Farm By the Caribbean Journal staff By 2030, Jamaica could be on its way to achieving a reduction in the country’s dependence on imported fossil fuels. The country spends billions each year to import crude oil, […]


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