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Belize, Suriname Meet With OAS

 Above: OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza and Suriname Foreign Minister Winston Lackin (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Foreign Minister Wilfred Erlington held a meeting Wednesday in Cartagena with Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel …

Guyana and Suriname Meet with OAS

 Above: Suriname FM Winston Lackin and OAS SG Jose Miguel Insulza (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyanese President Donald Ramotar and Suriname Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Lackin both held talks with OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza this …

Inter-American Development Bank’s Caribbean Governors Meet in Suriname

 Above: Paramaribo (Photo: IDB) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean governors of the Inter-American Development Bank met in Suriname Monday to discuss development challenges and opportunities in the region. It was the first annual meeting of the Governors of …

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 Above: Haitian President Michel Martelly shakes hands with St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitians who hold a US or Schengen visa could travel freely to CARICOM member countries under …

 Above: Suriname President Desi Bouterse (UN Photo/Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname President Desi Bouterse has taken over as CARICOM Chairman, following the completed term of St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas as chairman. “By …

 Above: Suriname President Desi Bouterse (UN Photo/Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname President and Incoming CARICOM Chairman Desi Bouterse met with Secretary General Irwin LaRocque in Surianme today as part of the latter’s two-day visit in the country. …

 Above: Paramaribo (UNESCO Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $40 million loan that supports the government of Suriname’s financial sector reform programme. “Suriname has enjoyed robust and macro-economically balanced growth for the past …

 Above: CARIFESTA in 2006 in Port of Spain (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARIFESTA, the Caribbean festival of the creative and performing arts, will return after what will have been a five-year hiatus, with Suriname hosting the event …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A contingent from the World Bank began a three-day visit to Suriname yesterday aimed at rewinding the bank’s commitment to the country. World Bank Director for the Caribbean Francoise Clottes was joined by Giorgio Valentini, …

 Barbados has the highest Human Development Index of any CARICOM country, according to the latest data from the United Nations Development Programme. Barbados has an index of 0.793, which is 47th in the world, just after Croatia and ahead of …

 Above: Harrismith Beach in Barbados (Photo: Barbados Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados has the highest life expectancy in CARICOM, according to a report released by the United Nations Population Fund. The report, “State of World Population 2012,” was …

 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 …

 Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotels will receive a boost from the Inter-American Development Bank, which is granting $2 million to help the tourism sector in eight regional countries improve their energy efficiency. The four-year …

 Above: Executive Producer Dr Keith Nurse By the Caribbean Journal staff “Forward Home,” a documentary which takes a look at the way the Caribbean diaspora travels, and its significant economic impact on the region, has been released on DVD following …

 By Alexander Britell Above: Dr Keith Nurse A new film set to premiere in Toronto Wednesday looks at the concept of “diasporic tourism” or the way the Caribbean diaspora travels back to its home countries. The film, “Forward Home,” is …

 Above: Suriname President Desire Delano Bouterse (UN Photo/Aliza Eliazarov) By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname has become the 14th Caribbean country to join the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation, making it the groups 183rd member. The country was already a …

 

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