Haiti, Brazil Sign Agriculture Agreement

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 […]


Haiti's Lamothe Visits Brazil

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. […]


US Vice President Joe Biden to Visit Trinidad and Tobago

Above: Joe Biden (Photo: OVP) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr Jill Biden, will visit Trinidad and Tobago later this month as part of a hemispheric tour that will include trips […]

CJ Interviews

Interview with British Virgin Islands Tourism Director Sharon Flax-Mars

Above: BVI By Alexander Britell The British Virgin Islands received approximately 302,647 tourist arrivals in 2012, essentially unchanged from the previous year. Seeking to improve on those numbers, the BVI hired a new director of tourism, Sharon Flax-Mars, a 25-year […]

Cuba Could Send 6,000 Doctors to Brazil

Above: Brasilia By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba could send 6,000 doctors to Brazil under a proposal that is currently in negotiations between the two countries, Brazil’s government announced. Brazil would reportedly hire the doctors to serve in some of […]

Rum Journal: From the Rainforests of Brazil, an Eco-Friendly Cachaca

Above: the Atlantic rainforest in Brazil CAN DRINKING RUM help save the environment? It’s a pleasant thought for any rum enthusiast — but a new rum from a small town at the edge of Brazil’s Atlantic rainforest may do just […]


Expedia: Travel Demand For Jamaica Rising, Particularly From Brazil

Above: the Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall in Jamaica By Alexander Britell Travel demand for Jamaica is on the rise, according to the latest report from Expedia. More than 230,000 room nights in the country were booked through Expedia’s platforms in 2012, […]

British Virgin Islands Premier Courts Investors, Tourists in Brazil

Above: the British Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff British Virgin Islands Premier Dr Orlando Smith recently concluded a trade mission to Brazil, courting financial services investors and potential tourists. The BVI delegation hosted a series of financial services […]

Delegation From Brazil's Ruling Party Arrives in Havana

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from Brazil’s ruling Workers’ Party arrived in Havana on Monday morning. The group, led by Rui Falcao, president of the centre-left Workers’ Party, was received by Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, second […]


Haiti's Laurent Lamothe Meets With Canada's Julian Fantino

Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff A little over three months since he announced that Canada would be reviewing its long-term strategy with Haiti, International Cooperation Minister Julian Fantino chaired a meeting Friday with Haiti Prime […]

Michael Misick Arrested Again in Brazil

Above: Michael Misick By Alexander Britell Former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick has been re-arrested by Brazilian Federal Police, Turks and Caicos authorities said Tuesday. Misick was arrested in Sao Paulo on the authority of a Brazilian Supreme Court […]

Nevis, Brazil Mull Cooperation in Sports, Alternative Energy

Above: the Bath Hotel office in Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis Premier Vance Amory hosted Brazilian Ambassador Antonio Jose Rezende de Castro last week for a meeting aimed at strengthening cooperation. “The Ambassador and I, we […]


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