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Cuba's Raul Castro Meets With President of Russia's Federation Council

Above: Raul Castro (UN Photo/Mark Garten) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s Raul Castro met Friday with Valentina Matvienko, chairman of Russia’s Federation Council, who is on a visit to Cuba. The Federation Council is the upper house of Russia’s […]

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Haiti's Lamothe Begins Cuba Visit

Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe is in Cuba this week for an official visit to the country. Lamothe arrived at Cuba’s Frank Pais Airport in Holguin on Tuesday evening. […]

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Foreign Ministers of Cuba and Zambia Hold Talks in Havana

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla met Tuesday with Zambian Foreign Minister Efforn Chakupa Lungu in Havana. The two sides reportedly expressed a willingness to strengthen the countries’ diplomatic ties, which were first […]

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Cuba Ratifies Sao Paulo Protocol

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba has ratified the Sao Paulo Protocol, a preferential trade agreement that aims to improve trade between developing countries, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development announced. The agreement, which first entered […]


Cuba, Nicaragua Hold Talks on Business

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of Nicaraguan entrepreneurs are on a visit to Cuba this week in an effort to boost commercial ties between the two countries. The delegation from Nicaragua’s Chamber of Industry was met […]


Cuba's Raul Castro Meets With Former Japan PM Yoshiro Mori

Above: Yoshiro Mori (UN Photo/Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuban leader Raul Castro met Thursday with Yoshiro Mori, the former Prime Minister of Japan, who is currently on a working visit to the country. During what Cuba’s government […]

Op-Ed: The Y Youth - A Personal Reflection on Cuban Blogs

By Ylena Zamora-Vargas Op-Ed Contributor THEY PREFER speaking English to Spanish, they feel as American as a McDonald’s Big Mac, and they are tired of the insistent preoccupation their parents’ generation has with the current regime. But when second-generation, third-generation, […]


Op-Ed: From Haiti to Cuba, A Vision For the Caribbean in 2030

By Michael W Edghill Op-Ed Contributor AS A REGION, the Caribbean stands at the threshold of opportunity. As with all moments of opportunity, they also come with the simultaneous risks of not achieving the possible and instead, sliding backwards and […]


BVI's Sharie Watchman de'Castro Wins Miss Caribbean World Pageant

Above: Sharie Watchman de’Castro (All photos by JFB) By the Caribbean Journal staff British Virgin Islands native Sharie Watchman de’Castro won the Miss Caribbean World pageant this past weekend in Tortola. She took home the top honour, besting first runner […]

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Cuba Could Send 6,000 Doctors to Brazil

Above: Brasilia By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba could send 6,000 doctors to Brazil under a proposal that is currently in negotiations between the two countries, Brazil’s government announced. Brazil would reportedly hire the doctors to serve in some of […]


Delegation From Brazil's Ruling Party Arrives in Havana

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from Brazil’s ruling Workers’ Party arrived in Havana on Monday morning. The group, led by Rui Falcao, president of the centre-left Workers’ Party, was received by Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, second […]


A New Sculpture For Cuba's Ernest Hemingway Museum

Above: the Ernest Hemingway Museum in Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff The Ernest Hemingway Museum in Cuba will soon have a new sculpture for its collection. The work, by Italian artist Renzo Orvieto, was donated by fellow Italian Franco […]


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