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Bill Clinton Helps Launch Solar Projects in St Thomas, St John

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton has launched three new green energy projects in St Thomas. Clinton was in St Thomas this week, joined by Bloomberg co-founder Tom Secunda and officials from Expedia Group to …

Saint Lucia Has a New Solar Farm

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, former President Figueres of Costa Rica and the Rocky Mountain Institute have officially opened a major new three-megawatt solar farm in Saint Lucia. The Vieux …

Bill Clinton Is Spearheading a Big Caribbean Recovery Effort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton’s Clinton Global Initiative has launched a major initiative aimed at spearheading recovery efforts in islands affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria last fall. The new Clinton Global Initiative …

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 Above: Charlestown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A two-member delegation from the Clinton Foundation recently visited Nevis to discuss the island’s move toward renewable energy development. Nevis Premier Vance Amory held talks with Clinton Foundation Global Director Jan …

 Above: Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla and former US President Bill Clinton   By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico has a large-scale solar project in the works, along with a pair of new wind farms. And if it plays its cards …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and its international donors held the first-ever meeting of the new Committee on Coordination of External Aid for the Development of …

 Above: Bill Clinton in Haiti (Photo: Clinton Foundation) By the Caribbean Journal staff Former US President Bill Clinton will be in Haiti beginning on Sunday with an agricultural investment delegation. The two-day trip will include visits to sites highlighting Haiti’s …

 Above: Bill Clinton in Haiti (Photo: Clinton Foundation) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund is no longer accepting donations or new project proposals, and will wind down operations on Dec. 31, the fund announced Friday. The …

 Above: construction on the park earlier this year By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is officially inaugurating the Caracol Industrial Park Monday, the opening of what is hoped to become a job creator in the country. Haiti resident Michel Martelly …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly in Brooklyn this week (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Aid to Haiti should primarily be focused on a goal of long-term development, Haiti President Michel Martelly said this week. The comment came …

 Above: St Lucia Ambassador to the US Sonia Johnny at the OAS (OAS Photo/Maria Patricia Leiva) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s new Ambassador to the United States, Sonia Johnny, presented her credentials to United States President Barack Obama …

 Above: former US President Bill Clinton on a recent trip to Haiti (Photo: Clinton Foundation) By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton has announced a new grant to support the Hospital Bernard Mevs in Haiti. The …

 Above: President Clinton on a visit to the Caracol Industrial Park earlier this year (Photo: Clinton Foundation) By the Caribbean Journal staff Former US President Bill Clinton was in Haiti Thursday leading an investment delegation to the country. The visit …

 Above: Donna Karan and Former President Bill Clinton (Photo: IDB) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s art is on full display at a new exhibition at the Inter-Ameriacn Development Bank’s Cultural Center in Washington, DC. The Discover Haiti exhibition, which …

 By Marcia Forbes, PhDCJ Contributor Redemption Song On Thursday, April 19, the highly-anticipated Marley Movie (it is really a documentary) premiered in Jamaica. It was appropriately hosted at the Emancipation Park, a beautiful space that only 10 years ago was …

 Above: Former Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille (UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille has resigned his position, according to the office of Haitian President Michel Martelly. Martelly’s office said the President received Conille’s …

 By Ilio DurandisCJ Contributor Reading Milton Friedman’s book, Free to Choose, the concept of a “climate of opinion” as a tool to help shape policies could be just what the doctor ordered for the upcoming year for Haiti. Friedman argued …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Digicel Group will build a $45 million, 173-room hotel in Port-au-Prince operating under the Marriott brand the company announced. Port-au-Prince has roughly 500 hotel rooms currently in operation, and the hotel, which would target …