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Haiti Economy Continues Recovery, but Political Deterioriation a Risk: IMF

Above: Miragoane, Haiti (UN Photo/Victoria Hazou) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s economy has as a favourable outlook, and continues to recover, though economic and political risks remain, according to the International Monetary Fund. The International Monetary Fund’s Executive Board […]

Haiti: New Project to Launch First Communal Water Centre in Belloc

Above: A school in Leogane By the Caribbean Journal staff The Haitian commune of Belloc will get its first communal water centre on Thursday, thanks to an initiative from the ONE DROP Project Haiti. The new centre means residents of […]

Bahamas Moves Forward on Gun Point Base, Planning More Security Outposts

Above: Gun Point Island By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ new Gun Point base, which is currently under development, should be operational this year, according to National Security Minister Tommy Turnquest. The base, which will be located on Ragged […]

IMF’s Christine Lagarde: World Economy “Not Out of the Danger Zone”

Above: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde (IMF Photo/Dirk Enters) By the Caribbean Journal staff The world economy is “still not out of the danger zone,” International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said following the conclusion of the G20 Finance […]

Press Freedom in Trinidad and Tobago: An Interview with Kiran Maharaj

By Alexander Britell THE POLICE RAID on Trinidad newspaper Newsday and the home of one of its journalists earlier this month sent shockwaves throughout Trinidad and the region. Trinidad’s Prime Minister and the opposition have expressed “grave” concern over the […]

IMF: St Kitts and Nevis Outlook “Favourable,” September Targets Met

By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund’s Executive Board has completed its first review of St Kitts and Nevis’ economic performance under a 36-month Stand-by Arrangement. The completion of the review allows the immediate disbursement of $17.6 million, […]

Joint IMF-EU Mission in Antigua

By the Caribbean Journal staff A joint delegation from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund is in Antigua examining its public sector financial management needs. In December, the EU approved a grant of just under $4 million which […]

International Monetary Fund Approves $3.1 Million Disbursement for Dominica

By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund’s Executive Board has approved a disbursement for $3.1 million to Dominica under its Rapid Credit Facility. The funding is aimed at helping Dominica with reconstruction and rehabilitation following a series of […]

US Private Equity Firm Buys Controlling Stake in Largest Jamaican Fuel Retailer

Above: Cool Corp is the Jamaica licensee for Shell (Photo: Shell) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States private equity firm Blue Equity has purchased a controlling interest in Cool Petroleum, the largest fuel retailer in Jamaica, according to a […]

The Caribbean in 2012

What’s in store for the Caribbean in 2012? In our Year in Review, we looked at the big stories of 2011, from the continued influence of China to the growth of green energy in the region. To find out more […]

Regional Outlook: Preparing for the Worst, Hoping for the Best

By Hasan Tuluy Op-Ed Contributor Latin America and the Caribbean began 2011 on an economic high. After swiftly bouncing back from the 2008/2009 global crisis, the region grew at a record level in 2010 with some countries reaching East Asian […]

Interview with Jamaican Parliamentary Candidate Dr Saphire Longmore

By Alexander Britell Dr Saphire Longmore is the Jamaica Labour Party candidate for Eastern St Andrew in the upcoming election in the country Dec. 29. Longmore, who recently completed her MD in psychiatry, is also a former Miss Jamaica Universe […]

Tortuga Unites Caribbean Operations

By the Caribbean Journal staff Rum company Tortuga has united its operations across the Caribbean, consolidating affiliates in Cayman, Jamaica, Barbados and Florida. The founders of Miami-based Tortuga Imports will lead the company, now called Tortuga International, with Marcus Simmonds […]

New Board of Directors for BVI Tourism

Above: Scrub Island in BVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has appointed a new Board of Directors for its BVI Tourist Board, according to Premier Dr Orlando Smith. The board was appointed with the approval of […]

Interview with Philippe Saint-Cyr of the American Chamber of Commerce in Haiti

By Alexander Britell Investors and stakeholders met yesterday in Miami for the Inter-American Development Bank’s Haiti Reconstruction Investment Forum to take a look at the range of economic opportunities and the progress of rebuilding in Haiti. One area seen as […]

BCQS Opening Port of Spain Office

By the Caribbean Journal staff Property and development consultancy BCQS is opening an office in Trinidad and Tobago, the firm announced today. “Given our Caribbean-wide footprint, and the importance of Trinidad and Tobago’s economy within the region, we determined some […]

Bahamas’ Atlantis, Ocean Club Resorts Change Hands after Restructuring Deal

By the Caribbean Journal staff Brookfield Asset Management will assume Kerzner International’s ownership interests in the Atlantis Paradise Island resort, along with the interest in the One&Only Ocean Club resort, which is also on the country’s Paradise Island. Kerzner has […]

Interview with Belize Chamber of Commerce President Kay Menzies

Above: Cayo Espanto, Ambergris Caye, Belize By Alexander Britell One of three non-island members of CARICOM, Belize is among the gateways to South America for the Caribbean. While the country has suffered from the downturn like the rest of the […]

Jamaica Signs Deal with US Solar Firm

Jamaica’s Department of Local Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding Friday with US-based Green RG Management to test its solar technology in Jamaica. The tests will determine the feasibility of the technology for Jamaica, beginning with using the technology in […]

Sylvan Jolibois: Haiti’s Second Revolution

Above: a man climbs the steps at the 200-year-old palace of King Henri-Christophe of Haiti, near Cap-Haitien (UN Photo: Victoria Hazou) By Sylvan Jolibois, Jr Op-Ed Contributor Having recently celebrated its second century as an independent nation, the republic of […]

Jagdeo, IMF’s Lagarde Meet

Above: Guyanese President Bharrat Jagdeo and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde (Photos: GINA and IMF) Guyanese President Bharrat Jagdeo met Friday with the newly-appointed managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde. The two officials spoke on the issue […]

Greentech’s James Whittaker on Green Building in Grand Cayman

By Alexander Britell The first residential home certified as part of the US Green Buildings Council’s International LEED programme is in Grand Cayman, the initiative of Greentech Managing Director James Whittaker, who is spearheading the green building movement in Cayman. […]

IMF: St Kitts and Nevis Showing Recovery

Above: St Kitts viewed from Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund has approved a three-year Stand-By Arrangement for $84.5 million with St Kitts and Nevis, in a bid to support the federation’s economic program […]

Green Building Council Heads to Cayman

The Sailfish Estate in Sunrise Landing on Grand Cayman is the first LEED-certified private residential home built outside of the United States. LEED is the certification system of the United States Green Buildings Council, which rates the energy efficiency and […]

Jamaica Eyes Smart Grid

Above: the Wigton wind farm Jamaica is considering the feasibility of introducing a smart grid to the island’s electrical distribution network, Minister of State for Energy and Mining, Laurence Broderick, announced yesterday. “We are looking at [a smart grid],” he […]

Bahamas’ Symonette: CARICOM States Must Close Security Gaps

(BIS Photo/Kris Ingraham) CARICOM member states are “particularly vulnerable and susceptible to the risks and threats posed by weapons of mass destruction and terrorism,” Bahamas Foreign Minister Brent Symonette said yesterday. The minister said that due to their small size, […]

Jamaica’s Golding Meets with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Bruce Golding and Hillary Clinton at the State Department (JIS Photo) Jamaican Prime Minister met with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday in Washington, holding bilateral talks on a series of topics. Golding is on a five-day visit to […]

Jamaican Prime Minister Begins High-Level Talks in Washington, D.C.

Prime Minister Bruce Golding Arrives at Washington’s Ronald Reagan Airport (JIS Photo) Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding arrived in Washington, D.C. yesterday for high-level talks. The talks are part of a five-day visit for Golding. He was met by Jamaica’s […]


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