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CJ Interviews

CJ Interviews

Catching Up With Jamaica's Usain Bolt

Above: Usain Bolt By Alexander Britell Until proven otherwise, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt remains the fastest man on earth, holding the world record in the 100 metres, which he accomplished in Berlin in 2009 with a time of 9.58 seconds (topping […]

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Interview with Mary Anastasia O'Grady on US Policy in the Americas, China and Haiti

Above: Guatemala’s Otto Perez Molina, Haiti’s Michel Martelly and Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez By Alexander Britell This week, heads of state from around the region will gather in Cartagena, Colombia for the Sixth Summit of the Americas, on the theme of […]

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Interview with US Virgin Islands Delegate Donna Christensen on Health Care, HOVENSA

Above: US Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Donna Christensen (Photo: WH) By Alexander Britell The US Virgin Islands is in one of the most challenging periods in its history, in large part due to the closure of the HOVENSA oil […]

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Congressman Alcee Hastings Talks Haiti

Above: US Congressman Alcee Hastings (D-FL) By Alexander Britell IN DECEMBER, UNITED STATES CONGRESSMAN Alcee Hastings, the Representative for Florida’s 23rd Congressional District, re-introduced legislation calling for President Barack Obama to convene a White House Conference on Haiti in the […]


Interview with Benjamin Krause, Haiti Director for Sean Penn’s J/P Charity

Above: a street in the town of Delmas 32 in the days after the earthquake. Since 2010, J/P Haitian Relief Organization has cleared 200,000 cubic metres of rubble — and is still doing so. (UN Photo/Marco Dormino) By Alexander Britell […]


Interview with John Ashton, UK Special Representative for Climate Change

By Alexander Britell “It was the voice of the Caribbean that changed the world at Durban,” says John Ashton, the UK Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change. The Caribbean, perhaps more than any region in the world, faces an […]

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Interview with Jamaican Minister of National Security Peter Bunting

By Alexander Britell GRENADA – The seventh UK-Caribbean Forum that met in Grenada earlier this month looked at a range of areas of cooperation as the Caribbean and the UK open up a “new and more modern relationship” going forward. […]


Interview with Grenadian Prime Minister Tillman Thomas

Above: Grenadian Prime Minister Tillman Thomas (UN Photo/JC McIlwaine) By Alexander Britell GRENADA – Last weekend, Grenada hosted the seventh UK-Caribbean Forum, a series of high-level talks aimed at developing a new and more modern relationship between the UK and […]


Interview with St Kitts and Nevis Foreign Minister Sam Condor

By Alexander Britell GRENADA – The seventh UK-Caribbean Forum that met in Grenada this weekend looked at a range of areas of cooperation as the Caribbean and the UK open up a “new and more modern relationship” going forward. As […]

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Interview with Jamaican Minister of Foreign Affairs AJ Nicholson

By Alexander Britell GRENADA- The seventh UK-Caribbean Forum that met in Grenada this weekend looked at a range of areas of cooperation as the Caribbean and the UK open up a “new and more modern relationship” going forward. At the […]


Interview with Kirani James

GRENADA – Kirani James has made his way onto the international stage about as quickly has he finishes a 400m race. The 19-year-old Grenadian (and former University of Alabama star) has seized the spotlight, particularly in Grenada, where he was […]


Interview with Jamaican Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill

By Alexander Britell Dr Wykeham McNeill was part of a sizable victory by the opposition People’s National Party in Jamaica’s national elections Dec. 29, winning his Western Westmoreland constituency and being appointed the country’s new Minister of Tourism and Entertainment […]


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