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Brazil and Dominica Sign Pair of Cooperation Agreements

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Dominica and Brazil have signed a pair of cooperation agreements. The deals include an agreement first proposed at the Brazil-CARICOM summit in 2010 and a $100,000 pact between …

New Brazilian Ambassador to Guyana

 Above: New Brazilian Ambassador to Guyana Lineu Pupo de Paula and Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil has named its new Ambassador to Guyana, Lineu Pupo de Paula. The new Brazilian envoy recently presented his letters …

Caribbean Players in the 2014 World Cup

 THERE AREN’T any teams from the traditional Caribbean in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil (although there are several from the wider Caribbean Basin), but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a strong Caribbean contingent. From powerhouses like the Netherlands and …

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 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 governments of Dominica and Brazil have signed a new visa waiver agreement. The new agreement means residents of Dominica and Brazil can travel between the two countries without the need …

 Above: Paraguay President Horacio Manuel Cartes, Foreign Minister Eladio Ramon Loizaga and OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Organization of American States Secretary Genearl held talks with a number of regional leaders at …

 Above: Union Island, St Vincent and the Grenadines (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The United States, the United Kingdom and Canada remain the primary source markets for Caribbean tourism — but with the global tourism market getting more …

 Above: BVI Premier Dr Orlando Smith making a presentation in Brazil By the Caribbean Journal staff British Virgin Islands Premier Dr Orlando Smith led a delegation to Brazil this weekend, looking to highlight the territory’s tourism sector to a burgeoning …

 Above: Brazil By the Caribbean Journal staff British Virgin Islands Premier Dr Orlando Smith will soon embark on a trip to Brazil, he said in an address last week. The purpose of the trip is to “further assert the BVI’s …

 Above: the meeting at the Ministry of Tourism By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is continuing to look to Latin American countries for help as it seeks to build its tourism sector. Haiti and Brazil held a working meeting this …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff As thousands of Cuban doctors begin the process of heading to Brazil, the South American country is looking to return the favour in the agricultural sector. A delegation from the Brazilian state of …

 Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean is increasingly looking to Latin America for hard-fought tourism dollars, and the Turks and Caicos Islands is the latest destination to look to tap into that market. Turks and Caicos Tourism …

 Above: CARIFESTA in 2009 By the Caribbean Journal staff This year’s CARIFESTA will see the participation of 30 countries, according to Ivan Graanoogst, chairman of the host country committee. Officials in Suriname say 24 countries have already confirmed their attendance …

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff France’s new Ambassador to Haiti, Patrick Nicoloso, arrived in Haiti on Sunday. Nicoloso was appointed as the country’s new envoy to Haiti in a decree published on May 24. He succeeds …

 Above: Haiti (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff As Haiti moves to develop its long-ignored tourism sector, revenue generated from the sector is “critical” as external aid lessens, according to the Igarapé Institute. But the prospects for tourism …

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados and Brazil are exploring increased cooperation on green energy, according to Environment Minister Dr Denis Lowe. The Minister, who recently held talks with Brazil’s Ambassador to Barbados, Appio Claudio Acquarone, …

 Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe and Brazil FM Antonio de Aguiar Patriota By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe continued his Brazilian trip Tuesday with a meeting with Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota. The two …

 Above: the meeting of Brazil’s National Confederation of Industries (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe arrived in Brasilia Monday morning for a five-day visit to Brazil, following his trip to Cuba last week. …