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UN: Haiti Taking “Resolute” Steps Toward Renewal of Democracy

Is Haiti’s political process moving forward? By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is taking “resolute” steps toward renewing its democratic institutions, according to MINUSTAH Chief Sandra Honore. The United Nations’ top official in Haiti pointed to the first-round elections in […]

Roosevelt Skerrit: Dominica “Resolute” in Support for PetroCaribe

Above: Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit (UN Photo/Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s government will remain “resolute” in its support for Venezuela’s PetroCaribe Energy Agreement, according to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. The Prime Minister was speaking at a […]

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Saint Lucia Set for More Cruise Calls

Saint Lucia’s relaunched cruise sector is set for a host of new calls this summer.  This week, that included calls by Celebrity Summit and Windstar Breeze, both of which berthed at Port Castries.  Saint Lucia officially reopened its borders to […]

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Toward Better Caribbean Aviation

Why the Caribbean Aviation Meetup Matters By Kareem Yarde CJ Contributor Just shy of five months ago, air transport and tourism leaders, enthusiasts and well-wishers huddled at the Fort Young Hotel in Dominica to herald the commencement of an annual action […]

The Caribbean Needs Better Air Transport

A petition for better intra-regional Caribbean Air Transport By Kareem Yarde CJ Contributor While the air transport industry is complex, the challenges in the region are not insurmountable; many of the solutions are there to be implemented. Unfortunately however, often […]

Jamaica: “Significant Improvement” in Business, Consumer Confidence

Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is seeing a “significant improvement” in both business and consumer confidence, according to the International Monetary Fund, which recently visited the island. According to Jan Kees Martijn, who let the […]

Barbados Central Bank Challenges Standard and Poor’s Downgrade

Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Central Bank of Barbados is challenging Standard and Poor’s recent downgrade of the island’s sovereign credit rating. In a statement released this week, the bank said the downgrade was “without […]

Op-Ed: Integrating the Caribbean and Central America

By Alberto Duran and Noemi Areli Sanchez Op-Ed Contributors The Central American Integration System (SICA) was formed in 1991 and is a regional organization which includes the States of Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and […]

Trinidad and Tobago Mourns Loss of Former PM ANR Robinson

Above: Former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister ANR Robinson By Andrea Perez CJ Contributor PORT OF SPAIN — Trinidad and Tobago is mourning the loss of former Prime Minister and President Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson . The 87-year-old Robinson passed […]

Simpson Miller: Jamaica’s Growth “Incomplete” Without Active Diaspora

Above: the Hilton Rose Hall By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Diaspora is integral to the country’s prospects for growth, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said this week at the opening of the Fifth biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference. “We take […]

From Cayman to Turks and Caicos, Caribbean Politicians Remember Thatcher

Above: Margaret Thatcher By the Caribbean Journal staff A number of Caribbean leaders expressed their condolences Monday over the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Thatcher, the United Kingdom’s first (and thus far only) female Prime Minister, died […]

Anthony: Caribbean’s Relationship With Europe “More and More One-Sided”

Above: the CARICOM Summit in Haiti (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT-AU-PRINCE — The Caribbean’s relationship with the European Union is becoming increasingly one-sided, St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony told the CARICOM Summit in Haiti Monday. “The truth […]

Op-Ed: A Diaspora Policy for St Lucia

By Bertram Leon Op-Ed Contributor   OVER THE PAST DECADE, we have been witnessing a growing number of countries becoming interested in revisiting, refreshing and rebuilding relations with their overseas populations. A contemporary subject of public policy, referred to as […]

IMF: Antigua and Barbuda’s Economy Expected to Recover “Gradually”

Above: downtown St John’s (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s economy is expected to recover “gradually” this year, according to the International Monetary Fund, which recently completed its seventh review of the country’s economic performance under […]

CARICOM’s LaRocque: “Much for Trinidad and Tobago to Be Proud Of”

CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque congratulated Trinidad and Tobago on the 50th anniversary of its independence on Friday. The following is the text of LaRocque’s statement: On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), it is my distinct pleasure to extend […]

Jamaica to Teach Garveyism in Schools as Part of New Civics Curriculum

Above: Education Minister Ronald Thwaites at the Marcus Garvey Technical School in St Ann’s Bay (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new civics education in Jamaican schools will include the teaching of Garveyism, Education Minister Ronald Thwaites announced. […]

Grenada PM: “We Will Continue to Achieve Our Goals and Targets”

Above: Prime Minister Tillman Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff With Grenada seeing its second high-profile cabinet resignation in less than a month, Prime Minister Tillman Thomas said his government remained dedicated to the task of running the country. “Most […]

Op-Ed: Saving Jamaica’s Youth

By Kent Gammon Op-Ed Contributor There is far too much of a large proportion of youth in Jamaica that is being reared destructively. At midday on any day of the working week one only need to go to Portia Simpson […]


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