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St Lucia: Senator Resigns, Appointed Chief Economist of Turks and Caicos

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Senator Dr Ubaldus Raymond has resigned his government positions and says he be assuming the post of Chief Economist of the Turks and Caicos Islands, St Lucia’s government said in a statement. Raymond, …

Leader of Turks and Caicos’ PNP, UK Minister Bellingham Meet in London

 Above: UK Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham and Dr Rufus Ewing, leader of the Turks and Caicos’ Progressive National Party By the Caribbean Journal staff Dr Rufus Ewing, leader of the Turks and Caicos Islands’ Progressive National Party, met Monday …

St Lucia, Brazil Strengthening Ties

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil is stepping up its cooperation with the government of St Lucia, buoyed by a trade volume of around $3 billion per year between the two countries. The two countries have negotiated for the deployment …

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 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe with MINUSTAH peacekeepers last week (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Executive Branch has filed new 10 bills with the Chamber of Deputies, according to Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe. The bills …

 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli in 2011 (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli has appointed Foreign Minister Roberto Henriquez as the country’s new Minister of the Presidency. Henriquez replaces Demetrio “Jimmy” Papadimitriu, who had occupied …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño met Tuesday afternoon with Assistant Attorney General Tony West, the co-chair of US President Barack Obama’s Working Group on the Status of …

 Above: Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean integration is alive and well and on a clear path to development, according to Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart. The Prime Minister, who was speaking Wednesday …

 Above: Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade has defeated a no-confidence motion filed against him by Opposition Leader Donaldson Romeo by a vote of 7-2. All members of Meade’s Movement for Change and …

 Above: Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has reshuffled her cabinet, reassigning the country’s Foreign Minister, Trade Minister, National Security Minister and others. Also notable was the reassignment of Works …

 Above: Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago President George Maxwell Richards will appoint James Lambert as a new government senator to replace the departed David Abdulah. The move was announced by Prime Minister …

 Above: MP Peter David By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada MP Peter David, who resigned April 30 as the country’s Tourism Minister, has no plans of leaving politics. David’s was the first of two high-profile resignations from Prime Minister Tillman …

 Above: Grenadian Prime Minister Tillman Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has reshuffled his cabinet. Glynis Roberts, the country’s former Labour Minister, has been appointed the Minister for Environment, Foreign Trade and Export Development, while …

 Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (Photo: OPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government is committed to making the country safer, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said during the 2012/2013 Budget Debate in Parliament Tuesday. The administration will …

 Updated: 12:36 PM By the Caribbean Journal staff A payment made to the Prime Minister in Grenada has raised controversy on the island. According to Prime Minister Tillman Thomas, five months ago, a friend of Grenada who does not wish …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delano Seiveright, the president of the Jamaica Labour Party’s G2K young professional organization, will vacate office next month. In an email to supporters, Seiveright said he had confided the plan to several members of the …

 Above: Senator Sharon Wilson is sworn in as Senate President by Christine Brown of the Cabinet Office (BIS Photo/Parick Hanna) By the Caribbean Journal staff Attorney Sharon Wilson has been elected President of the Bahamian Senate, the first time a …

 Above: Prime Minister Perry Christie By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamian cabinet has made its final three appointments to round out the country’s new Senate. Former Senate President Sharon Wilson, former diplomat Joseph Curry and attorney Cheryl Bazard have …

 Above: New Overseas Minister Victorin Lurel with Marie-Luce Penchard in Paris (Photo: OM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Victorin Lurel, the President of Guadeloupe’s Regional Council, has been appointed France’s new Minister for the Overseas Departments and Territories. Lurel will …

 

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