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St Kitts and Nevis, United States Sign FATCA Agreement

 Another country to implement FATCA By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis has signed an agreement with the United States to implement the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. The act, which was enacted by Congress in 2010, requires foreign …

Jamaica, Brazil Sign Agreement on Water Resources Management

 Above: the signing ceremony in Kingston (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica and Brazil have signed an agreement to strengthen the former’s water resources management. The $98,000 contract was signed last week by Jamaica’s Water, Land, Environment and …

Dominica, Chile Sign Visa Exemption Agreement

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica and Chile have signed a new visa exemption agreement, the two sides announced. The agreement covers holders of diplomatic and official passports; it was first submitted as a draft agreement …

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 Above: a Winair flight By the Caribbean Journal staff Air France has signed a codesharing agreement with Caribbean regional carrier Winair. The codeshare will cover five routes out of St Maarten: Saba, St Barth, St Eustatius, St Kitts and Nevis …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda National Security Minister Dr Errol Cort in Brazil (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda and Brazil have signed a framework agreement in the field of defence and security, the government announced Thursday. …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Dominica has signed a $9.5 million financing agreement with the European Commission. The agreement falls under the Natural Disasters Remedial and Mitigation Measures Infrastructure, according to the government. …

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Grenada and the International Monetary Fund have reached a staff-level agreement, the IMF announced. The economic programme will be supported by a three-year, $21.9 million extended credit facility, according to …

 Above: the British Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands and the United States are close to signing an agreement on implementing the US’ Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act financial law (FATCA). Last week, the two …

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says he wants a “speedy conclusion” of an air services agreement with China. The Prime Minister addressed the issue following a meeting with Barbados’ newly-named Ambassador …

 Above: the signing ceremony in Philipsburg over the weekend (Photo: GSM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Ministers from Curacao and St Maarten have signed a new protocol agreement on areas of cooperation between the two countries. Curacao Economic Affairs and …

 Above: the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton (Photo: EU) By the Caribbean Journal staff The European Union is looking to launch new political dialogue with Cuba, the European Council announced Monday. The EC …

 Above: Roseau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica and China have signed an agreement for $8.2 million in grant aid. The deal was signed last week by Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Chinese Ambassador to Dominica Wang …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands and Poland signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement on Friday. Cayman’s Minister of Financial Services, Wayne Panton and Poland’s Ambassador, Witold Sobkow, signed on behalf of their respective governments. The deal was …

 Above: the signing ceremony in London By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica and Singapore have signed an open skies agreement, the two governments announced Tuesday. The agreement was signed on Monday by Jamaican Minister Dr Morais Guy and Singapore Transport …

 Above: UK and Cayman Islands officials (Photo: Ministry of Financial Services) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands and the United Kingdom signed what the former called a “FATCA-type” agreement on Tuesday. The agreement paves the way for Cayman …

 Above: the signing ceremony in Nassau (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas and China have signed an economic and technical cooperation agreement. The grant agreement was signed by Bahamian Foreign Minister Frederick Mitchell and Chinese Ambassador to …

 Above: Kingston By the Caribbean Journal staff Standard & Poor’s has raised its long-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Jamaica, citing “progress in stabilizing the economy” and the country’s agreement with the International Monetary Fund. The rating, …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela have signed an agreement paving the way for the joint development of the offshore Loran-Manatee gas field. In a statement, Trinidad’s government called the deal “historic.” …