CJ Politics

CJ Politics

Nevis Premier, US Virgin Islands Governor Talk Geothermal Energy

Above: Charlestown, Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis Premier Joseph Parry and US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh held talks last week in St Thomas focusing on geothermal energy. Nevis’ geothermal project, if and when it […]

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Puerto Rico to Hold Referendum on Territory's Political Status on Nov. 6

Above: San Juan (Photo: Puerto Rico Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Voters in Puerto Rico will show their preference for Puerto Rico’s future political status in a vote on Tuesday. The vote, which will come alongside elections for Puerto […]

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Op-Ed: Elections and Democracy in the Turks and Caicos Islands

By Erik Neff Op-Ed Contributor Nov. 9 sparks a new beginning for the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). Wracked by corruption, the overseas territory has been directly ruled by the United Kingdom since 2009. This November will be the first […]

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Trinidad Finance Minister: Requirements of US FATCA Law "Onerous"

Above: Trinidad Finance Minister Larry Howai (Photo: MF Trinidad) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Finance and Economy Minister Larry Howai is describing legislation being introduced by the United States on foreign financial institutions as “onerous.” The Foreign […]

Durandis: A Political Race Against the Clock in Haiti

By Ilio Durandis CJ Contributor Common sense has left Haiti in the shadow of instability and incertitude.  Immediately after the earthquake that ravaged the country, both physically and in terms of human capacity, many people were betting on hope that […]

Turks and Caicos Islands Reports Revenue Surplus for First Half of 2012

Above: the Turks and Caicos (Photo: TCIT) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands government is reporting an overall revenue surplus of $5.72 million for the first half of 2012, an improvement of $10 million over the […]

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UK Commissioner Dismisses Complaint Over Lord's Work for Cayman Government

Above: the House of Lords (Photo: UK Parliament) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Kingdom’s Commissioner for Standards has dismissed a complaint concerning work by Lord Blencathra on behalf of Cayman’s government. The complaint and accompanying investigation had come […]

St Kitts and Nevis Appoints New Supervisor of Elections

Above: Basseterre (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Governor General Sir Cuthbert Montraville Sebastian has appointed Raphael Archibald as the country’s new Supervisor of Elections, following a consultation with the Prime Minister, Premier and the […]

Haiti's Government Relieves Two Secretaries of State of Duties

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s government has removed two Secretaries of State from office, President Michel Martelly’s office announced in a statement. The two Secretaries of State are Mathias Laureus, Secretary […]

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Grenada PM Accepts Resignation of Environment Minister Glynis Roberts

Above: downtown St George’s Grenada and the old Parliament building (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has accepted the resignation of Environment Minister Glynis Roberts, he said in a statement. Roberts had earlier resigned […]

Trinidad PM Revokes Appointment of Justice Minister

Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has asked Acting President Timothy Hamel Smith to revoke the appointment of Justice Minister Herbert Volney. The move came after a controversy over the passing […]

Grenada Environment Minister Glynis Roberts Resigns from Government

Above: Minister Glynis Roberts (second from left) By Alexander Britell Glynis Roberts has resigned her position as Grenada’s Minister of Environment, Foreign Trade and Export Development. The move is the third resignation of a cabinet official from Prime Minister Tillman […]


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