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Montserrat Planning to Join CARICOM Single Market

Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is planning to join the CARICOM Single Market and Economy, Premier Reuben Meade said following the recent Heads of Government meeting in Antigua and Barbuda. Montserrat is a founding member of CARICOM, […]

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A Strategic Plan For CARICOM?

Above: CARICOM Headquarters in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Is CARICOM ready for a strategic plan? Regional leaders said this week that a strategic plan was among the items of consideration at the Heads of Government conference in Antigua. […]

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CARICOM Heads of Government Begin Summit in Antigua

Above: Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff Leaders from across the Caribbean region assembled in Antigua and Barbuda this week for the 35th regular meeting of the CARICOM Conference of Heads of Government. The […]

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CARICOM Secretary General Meets With New Antigua Prime Minister

Above: New Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne and CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque met this week with newly-elected Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne. The two sides’ […]


Barack Obama Writes Letter to Dominican Republic's Medina on Trade Talks

Above: United States President Barack Obama (White House Photo: Pete Souza) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States President Barack Obama has written a letter to Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina about the possible impact of Trans-Pacific Partnership apparel provisions […]


Haiti's Martelly Meets With US' Obama

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly with United States President Barack Obama By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly held his first-ever meeting with United States President Barack Obama on Thursday at the White House in Washington, DC. The […]

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Haiti's Michel Martelly, United States' Barack Obama to Meet in Washington

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly will meet next week with United States President Barack Obama in Washington, the United States government announced. It will be the first official […]


Op-Ed: Is it Time For President Obama to Visit the Caribbean?

By David Rowe Op-Ed Contributor DIFFERENT US PRESIDENTS have had different attitudes to the Caribbean, from President Ronald Reagan, who made a high-profile visit to Jamaica (and ordered the invasion of Grenada to) to Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, […]


Martelly: Biden Visit "Important Precursor" to Summit With Obama

Above: the CARICOM Heads of Government in Trinidad By the Caribbean Journal staff The visit to Trinidad and Tobago this week by United States Vice President Joe Biden was an “important precursor” to a summit with US President Barack Obama, […]

Op-Ed: Obama and the Caribbean

  By David Rowe Op-Ed Contributor IF UNITED STATES PRESIDENT Barack Obama’s foreign policy can be criticized, it can be on the basis that it has been somnolent and reactionary with regard to Caribbean policy. Neither the United States nor […]


Haiti's Lamothe Congratulates US President Obama on Inauguration

Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe issued his congratulations to US President Barack Obama on the latter’s inauguration in Washington. Obama was sworn in on Sunday. Lamothe said […]


Haiti's Martelly Congratulates US President Barack Obama on Re-election

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly is sending congratulations to US President Barack Obama on his re-election Tuesday night. Obama won an extremely tight race over challenger Mitt Romney, a longtime businessman […]


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