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Haiti’s Cotton Farmers to Receive Support from UN-Brazil Project

 Above: farmers in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations and Brazil have signed a $20 million agreement to support cotton farmers in developing countries, starting with Haiti and other MERCOSUR countries. The plan aims …

Brazil Offers Help to OECS on HIV/AIDS

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil is offering its help across the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States in a bid to fight the HIV/AIDS virus. The country has offered the region anti-retroviral medicines on consignment to treat …

Guyana Names New Brazil Ambassador, Forms Ties with Tuvalu, Western Sahara

 Above: Guyana Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett and Tuvalu Foreign Minister Apisai Ilemia By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana established diplomatic relations with the states of Tuvalu and Western Sahara this week during the United Nations General Assembly Session in New …

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 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar with Secretary of State of Roraima Eduardo Oestreicher (left) and Guyana’s Consulate General in Brazil, Leila King By the Caribbean Journal staff It is incumbent on Guyana to take advantage of the country’s close proximity …

 Above: Ambulances at the new facility (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian First Lady Sophia Martelly attended the opening Wednesday of a new National Ambulance Centre at Mais Gate Avenue in Port-au-Prince. The centre will intervene with emergency …

 Above: Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer and Ambassador Raul Campos e Castro (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil’s new Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda, Raul Campos e Castro, presented his letters of credence yesterday, making him the second resident …