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Haiti, OAS Sign Tourism Agreement

 Above: Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin signs the agreement (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of Caribbean tourism’s biggest challenges — promoting the importance of the industry internally. As Haiti looks to develop its own nascent …

American Airlines, Seaborne Airlines Launch Codeshare Agreement

 Above: a Seaborne plane By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines and Seaborne Airlines have embarked on a codeshare agreement, the two companies announced Monday. The agreement will apply to six destinations in the Caribbean out of San Juan, including …

St Kitts and Nevis, Argentina Sign Technical Cooperation Agreement

 Above: Ambassador Ariel Fernandez and FM Patrice Nisbett By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis and Argentina have signed a technical cooperation agreement, the government announced. The agreement was signed by St Kitts and Nevis Foreign Minister Patrice …

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 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica and Cuba have signed an agreement on cultural cooperation. The agreement was signed by Cuba Culture Minister Rafael Bernal and Jamaica Culture Minister Lisa Hanna on Thursday. “We want a cultural revolution …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has ratified the Status of Forces agreement with the United States, which covers the temporary presence of US military personnel in the country for “mutually agreed …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Bank and the Caribbean Development Bank have signed a $20 million agreement for a global loan programme for projects in four Organization of Eastern Caribbean States countries. The loan …

 Above: Port of Spain By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s government has signed a development agreement for the establishment of a group of petrochemical plants at the Union Industrial Estate in La Brea. The plants will produce methanol and dimethyl …

 Above: the HOVENSA refinery By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands and HOVENSA have reached an agreement to govern a 14-month sales process for what was formerly the Caribbean’s largest oil refinery. The sales process will begin …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and Cote d’Ivoire Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and Cote d’Ivoire have signed a pair of cooperation agreements, according to the office of Haiti Prime …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Kuwait Fund has agreed to lift a suspension imposed on Grenada, the Grenadian government announced Thursday. The agreement, reached following negotiations led by Works Minister Gregory Bowen, paves the way …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has reached its long-awaited agreement with the International Monetary Fund, the organization announced in a statement Friday. The staff-level agreement is on the key elements of an economic programme that …

 Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff The Special Investigation Prosecution Team and the Turks and Caicos Islands government have reached an agreement with Sandals Resorts International totaling $12 million. The agreement is due “in part to the cooperation of …

 Above: the signing ceremony in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana and China have signed an agreement on economic and technical cooperation that will provide up to $4.8 million in support from China. The deal follows a similar agreement …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (left) in talks with Japan’s Ambassador to Haiti, Kenji Kuratomi (right) (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met Thursday with Kenji Kuratomi, Japan’s Ambassador to Haiti, to …

 Above: Jamaica PM Portia Simpson Miller By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and the country’s cabinet concluded a retreat held this weekend at Jamaica House, the Prime Minister announced in a statement Sunday night. The …

 Above: Jamaica Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica and the International Monetary Fund are making progress on a long-awaited agreement between the two sides, according to Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips. “We are at …

 Above: Jamaica Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica will soon host a group of officials from the International Monetary Fund for what could be the “concluding round” of talks between the two sides. The talks …

 Above: Kingston By the Caribbean Journal staff Standard & Poor’s this week raised the short-term sovereign credit rating on Jamaica to “B” from “C.” The ratings firm also affirmed its “B-” long-term foreign and local currency ratings, along with holding …