CJ Interviews

Interview with Barbados Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy

Above: Tourism Minister Richard Sealy (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell The Caribbean tourism sector is in a period of change, as the region seeks to emerge from the global downturn. As Caribbean nations like Barbados look to move beyond the […]


Bahamas and Brazil Hold High-Level Trade Talks in Brasilia

Above: Brazil Minister of External Relations Antonio de Aguiar Patriota and Bahamas Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder (Photo: MFS Bahamas) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas and Brazil convened high-level trade talks this week aimed at improving commercial […]

CJ Politics

St Lucia, Brazil Strengthening Ties

By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil is stepping up its cooperation with the government of St Lucia, buoyed by a trade volume of around $3 billion per year between the two countries. The two countries have negotiated for the deployment […]


Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, Brazilian Ambassador Hold Talks

Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe received Brazilian Ambassador to Haiti Jose Luiz Machado e Costa at his private residence for talks this week. The discussions, which focused on […]

OECS Receives New Brazil Ambassador

Above: Ambassador Salles and Director General Ishmael (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Joaquim Augusto Whitaker Salles, the new Brazilian Ambassador to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, has presented his credentials to Director General Dr Len Ishmael. During […]

Haiti's Martelly Receives New Ambassadors from Brazil, Panama

Above: New Brazilian Ambassador to Haiti Jose Luiz Machado e Costa By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s President Michel Martelly received the credentials Tuesday of the new ambassadors from Brazil and Panama. Brazil’s new ambassador is Jose Luiz Machado e […]


Guyana Continues Rehabilitation Projects on Linden-Lethem Road

Above: the Linden-Lethem Road By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana is continuing rehabilitation works on the country’s Linden-Lethem road, which is passable despite difficult weather conditions, according to an engineer from the Public Works Ministry’s Work Services Group. There are […]

Cayman, Brazil Strengthen Economic Ties

Above: Sao Paulo By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from Cayman’s Ministry of Finance recently attended the Brazil Investment Summit in Sao Paulo as part of a bid to strengthen bilateral ties. The Cayman team, which was led by […]

Guyana Talks Illegal Mining with Brazil After Detention of Foreign Workers

Above: the talks in Georgetown By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana recently held talks with a high-level delegation from the Brazilian state of Roraiama to discuss the detention of “scores” of illegal Brazilian miners in Guyana. Earlier this month, Guyana […]


Brazil Could Sign Off on Partial Scope Agreement With St Kitts and Nevis

Above: Brazilian Ambassador Miguel Magalhaes and Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas (Photo: Erasmus Williams) By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil could soon sign off on a partial scope agreement with St Kitts and Nevis, according to Prime Minister Dr Denzil […]

Barbados Urges Workers to Develop Language Skills As It Taps Foreign Markets

Above: Barbados Labour Minister Dr Esther Byer-Suckoo (UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is urging its workforce to develop its foreign language skills, as the country seeks to sign bilateral trade agreements, pursue foreign direct investment and […]

Haiti, Brazil and United States Partner on Food Security Initiative

Above: a farm in Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti, Brazil and the United States are partnering to improve food security in Haiti, aiming to increase incomes and improve nutrition in the country. The trilateral partnership builds upon the […]


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