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Trinidad at 50: Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s Independence Address

Above: Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: OPM Trinidad) Trinidad and Tobago marked the 50th anniversary of its independence Friday. The country achieved its independence from the Great Britain on Aug. 31, 1962. The following is the text of Trinidad […]

Interview with Bahamas Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder

Above: Nassau (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell Ryan Pinder was appointed as the Bahamas’ Minister of Financial Services following the Progressive Liberal Party’s return to power in May 2012. Pinder, an attorney by trade, heads a Ministry dealing with the […]

Nigel Spence: 50 Years of Jamaican Food

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor This is a stellar year in Jamaica’s history, as Jamaicans and well-wishers everywhere will soon be celebrating the country’s 50th Anniversary of Independence.  Easily one of the most beautiful places on earth, Jamaica is not […]

Interview with Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin on Remaking Haiti’s Brand

By Alexander Britell Haiti’s tourism sector is beginning again. Two years since the earthquake, new hotels are beginning to pop up, new hospitality students are being trained and destinations like Jacmel are entering the consciousness of international travelers. While it’s […]

Forbes: Performing Identity Online

The following is the fourth in a series of excerpts from Dr Marcia Forbes’ new book, STREAMING: Volume 1; #Social Media, Mobile Lifestyles. By Marcia Forbes, PhD Look at Meeee!! It has been said that we write ourselves into existence […]

Forbes: Jamaica, Women and ICT

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor ICT for Women & Girls – Why? World Telecommunication and Information Society Day was May 17. This year’s theme focused on Achieving Equality in ICT for Women and Girls. The State Minister in the […]

Choosing a Partner to Live with in Jamaica: From Marcia Forbes’ “Streaming”

STREAMING: Volume 1; #Social Media, Mobile Lifestyles, written by Marcia Forbes, artfully combines relevant and often humorous short stories to explain and support her research findings about what youths do online. Here, online refers to the Internet and cell phones. […]

Bahamas Government to Unveil New Strategy to Combat Illegal Firearms

Above: National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage at a press conference (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Progressive Liberal Party government in the Bahamas is set to unveil a new National Firearms Control Strategy to combat the […]

Forbes: Social Networks — Dipping In (From “Streaming”)

STREAMING: Volume 1; #Social Media, Mobile Lifestyles, written by Marcia Forbes, artfully combines relevant and often humorous short stories to explain and support her research findings about what youths do online. Here, online refers to the Internet and cell phones. Here, […]

Excerpt 1 from Marcia Forbes’ “Streaming: Social Media, Mobile Lifestyles”

STREAMING: Volume 1; #Social Media, Mobile Lifestyles, written by Marcia Forbes, artfully combines relevant and often humorous short stories to explain and support her research findings about what youths do online. Here, online refers to the Internet and cell phones. […]

Barbados “Must Encourage Innovation”

By the Caribbean Journal staff With the world increasingly moving toward the application of knowledge as a major component of economic activity, Barbados “must endeavour to put policies and strategies in place to encourage innovation,” according to Trade Minister Senator […]

Op-Ed: The Bahamian Election and the Importance of Small Business

By Mark A Turnquest Op-Ed Contributor Small and Medium Sized Enterprise (SME) owners must carefully review all political parties’ platforms for the upcoming May 7, 2012 general election in the Bahamas. SME owners must determine which political party best articulates […]

In the Bahamas, Antonius Roberts Builds a New Home for Art

Above: Hillside House in Nassau (CJ Photo) NASSAU — A CORAL-HUED PROPERTY on Cumberland Street could be a significant driver in the development of downtown Nassau, if celebrated Bahamian artist and sculptor Antonius Roberts has his way. Roberts has brought […]

St Lucia PM Holds Business Talks

Above: St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucian Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony held talks with the country’s Chamber of Commerce yesterday aimed at improving the environment for the ease of doing business […]

Interview with Chef Alain Ducasse

Above: Alain Ducasse (Photo: M Rougemont) By Alexander Britell There are chefs, and then there is Alain Ducasse. The legendary chef was the first to have Michelin three-star restaurants in three different cities at the same time, and has earned […]

Dean: Innovation and the Art of Failing Up

Above: Steve Jobs (Photo: Apple) By Royann Dean The death of Steve Jobs struck a nerve in the global community. In my lifetime, I cannot recall anyone who has been showered with such praise from so many different parts of […]

Author Maggie Harris on “Kiskadee Girl”

Author Maggie Harris, whose 1999 poetry collection, “Limbolands,” won the Guyana Prize for Literature, has returned to the place of her childhood with “Kiskadee Girl,” published by Kingston University Press, a memoir of her time growing up in Guyana. Caribbean […]

How Grammy Winner Dion Parson is Bridging Jazz and the Caribbean

By Alexander Britell It’s not easy to innovate in any musical genre –- but Grammy-winning drummer Dion Parson, a native of St Thomas, is doing just that – bringing together the worlds of the Caribbean and jazz and creating what […]

Economist Dr Michael Witter on Debt, Globalisation and the Jamaican Economy

By Alexander Britell Dr Michael Witter is an economist and senior lecturer at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies at the University of the West Indies Mona. He is also one of the Caribbean’s experts on […]

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