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St Lucia Top Caribbean Country for Doing Business: World Bank Report

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Doing business is easier in St Lucia than anywhere else in CARICOM, according to the 2012 Doing Business report from the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation. St Lucia was ranked 52nd in the …

CARICOM’s LaRocque, in Dominica, Calls for Action on Food Security

 Above: SG Irwin LaRocque (UN Photo/JC McIlwaine) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean is at an opportune moment to demonstrate that it is serious about achieving food and nutrition security, CARICOM Secretary General and Dominican native Irwin LaRocque said …

Caribbean Talks Agriculture in Dominica

 Above: CARICOM SG and Dominican native Irwin LaRocque in Roseau for talks (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff High-level talks have begun in Dominica at the Climate Change and Science Technology Workshop during the 10th Caribbean Week of Agriculture …

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 Above: Antigua PM Baldwin Spencer and South Korea FM Kim Sung Hwan (UN Photos: Eskinder Debebe and JC McIlwaine) By Alexander Britell China has been extending its influence and investment in the Caribbean region over the last several years, highlighted …

 Above: From left: Amb. Vince Henderson of Dominica and Amb. Donatus St Aimee of St Lucia (UN Photos) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia and Dominica are urging the international community to pay more attention on small island states’ …

 Above: DSS Director Janice Jean-Jacques Thomas (Photo: DIS) By Mervin Matthew Dominica’s Social Security has begun a series of consultations with stakeholders across the island, engaging in dialogue on the further development of the country’s social security scheme. “The management …

 The Chinese government is funding a housing project in the Carib Territory of Dominica, with the first tranche of funds already release for the construction of 41 new homes. Last year, the government of Dominica announced that it had offered …

 Above: West Indies Power CEO Kerry McDonald (Photo: Caribbean Journal) By the Caribbean Journal staff West Indies Power, which is already in the process of bringing geothermal power to Nevis, has been given approval by the government of Dominica for …

 Photo: DIS By the Caribbean Journal staff Flooding last week in Dominica caused approximately $6.6 million in damages to crops, infrastructure and homes, according to preliminary estimates. CARICOM expressed “deep concern and distress” over the flooding, which occurred in Layou …