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Grenada Prime Minister: No Plans to Decriminalize or Legalize Marijuana

Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will not follow the decisions of certain states in the United States in decriminalizing or legalizing marijuana, Prime Minister Tillman Thomas said Friday. Thomas, who was speaking to the Ninth Annual General […]

JetBlue Airways Launches New Flights Between New York and Havana

Above: Havana By Dana Niland CJ Contributor JetBlue Airways has officially launched its first-ever service between New York and Havana. The company began the first of its weekly charter flights from New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport to Havana’s […]

What’s Next for Caribbean Cable?

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor Shocked by Sinclair I was shocked at Gary Sinclair’s seeming honesty and openness as he responded to Journalist Dionne Jackson Miller’s probing questions about cable TV and copyright infringements. Sinclair is the head honcho […]

US to Normalize Relations With Cuba

Above: Havana By Alexander Britell The Caribbean changed forever on Wednesday morning. United States President Barack Obama announced a major shift in more than half-century of American politics, signaling the two countries’ desire to work toward normalizing relations. The announcement […]

CARICOM Mandates Formation of Regional Commission on Marijuana

Above: CARICOM headquarters in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Should the Caribbean legalize marijuana? Should it decriminalize it? Should it maintain the current legal structure regarding its use? That’s the question to be explored following a decision by CARICOM […]

Bermuda to Use “Integrated Casino Resort” Model For Gaming

Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Casino gaming will be coming to Bermuda as announced late last year, the government said this week. The island’s government said it had decided to “proceed with the establishment of legalized casino gaming […]

Haiti’s Lamothe Visits Brazil

Above: the meeting of Brazil’s National Confederation of Industries (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe arrived in Brasilia Monday morning for a five-day visit to Brazil, following his trip to Cuba last week. […]

Bahamians Vote Against Legalizing “Web Shop” Gaming, National Lottery

Above: Nassau (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell Bahamians voted by a wide margin Monday to reject a measure that could have legalized and regulated so-called “web shop” gaming establishments, according to preliminary tallies. Bahamian voters also rejected a measure to […]

Perry Christie: Bahamas Will Hold Referendum on National Lottery

Above: Bahamian Prime Minister Perry Christie (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamian government will soon be calling a referendum on the issue of a national lottery in the country, according to Prime Minister Perry Christie. The referendum […]

Belize Mulls Decriminalizing Marijuana

Above: Parliament in Belmopan By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize’s Ministry of National Security has appointed a committee to evaluate and make proposals for the decriminalization of small portions of marijuana. The move, which was announced this week, was driven […]

Guatemala and Honduras Presidents Hold Regional Security Talks

Above: Honduras President Porfirio Lobo Sosa and Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina By the Caribbean Journal staff Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina and Honduras President Porfirio Lobo Sosa met in Guatemala City Wednesday for talks focused on regional security. The […]

Op-Ed: Jamaica’s Debt Trap

By Kent Gammon Op-Ed Contributor The state of the Jamaican economy over successive administrations tells the story of Jamaica’s evolving debt trap. The distinction that should be appreciated amongst successive administrations is how well each managed (or perhaps more appropriately […]

In Haiti, the Legalization of Thugs

By Ilio Durandis CJ Contributor Just when one believed that Haiti could not reach a lower point, everything is pointing to an even lower abyss for the prideful and history-rich nation. It is an abomination to read quotes from people […]


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