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Jamaica Signing Air Services Agreements With Morocco, South Africa

By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s cabinet has approved the signing of new air services agreements with four countries, the government said this week. The prospective air services agreements would be signed with Slovenia, Morocco, The Bahamas and South Africa, […]


Haiti Reshuffles Cabinet

Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has announce a major Cabinet reshuffle. The reshuffle comes under a condition of the recently-signed El Rancho Agreement, an accord between Haiti’s branches of […]

Op-Ed: Is It Time For a Cabinet Reshuffle in Jamaica?

By David Rowe Op-Ed Contributor THE JAMAICA OBSERVER newspaper recently reported Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller indicating that there would be no cabinet reshuffle in Jamaica in the near future. This may not be very good news for the country, […]


Two Former Jamaican Cabinet Ministers Resign From Senate

Above: Jamaica’s Parliament By the Caribbean Journal staff Christopher Tufton and Arthur Williams, both former Cabinet Ministers, have tendered their resignation from Jamaica’s Senate. The decision by Tufton, a former Industry Minister in the previous Jamaica Labour Party government and […]


Slight Cabinet Realignment in Antigua

Above: Parliament in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Dr Baldwin Spencer has announced a small ministerial realignment. The Prime Minister has named Senator Mervyn Richards as Minister of State with responsibility for Sports and […]

Turks and Caicos Eyeing Late 2014 Completion For Airport Terminal Project

Above: a rendering of the new terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff The airport terminal expansion project at the international airport in Providenciales is expected to be completed by the end of 2014, according to John Smith, CEO of the […]

Haiti Diaspora Minister Resigns

Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bernice Fidelia, Haiti’s Minister of Haitians Living Abroad, has resigned from the country’s Cabinet, according to a statement from the office of Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe. Fidelia will be replaced […]


Cayman Names New Cabinet

Above: Cayman (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Premier Alden McLaughlin named his new Cabinet on Tuesday at his government’s first press briefing. McLaughlin himself will hold the portfolio of Home and Community affairs, while Deputy Premier Moses […]

Haiti Prime Minister Appoints New Finance, Communication Ministers

Above: Josette Darguste By Alexander Britell Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has appointed new Finance and Communication Ministers in the wake of a pair of Cabinet resignations this week. Wilson Laleau has been appointed Economy and Finance Minister, after previously […]

Grenada Prime Minister Vows Budget Before April 30 Deadline

Above: St George’s Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s government will deliver its budget in the next two to three weeks ahead of the April 30 deadline, according to Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell. The Prime Minister […]


Turks and Caicos Plans Slight Increase to Accommodations Tax

Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands will be raising its accommodations tax from 11 percent to 12 percent in July, according to a Cabinet statement from Governor Ric […]

Barbados Cabinet Approves Cultural Industries Development Bill

Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ Cabinet has approved the Cultural Industries Development, Culture Minister Stephen Lashley said Wednesday. In a government release, Lashley said the bill was a “forward-looking piece of legislation that will position […]

Haiti PM Reshuffles Cabinet

Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has reshuffled the country’s Cabinet and replaced several ministers, he announced Tuesday night. It follows a similar reshuffle by Lamothe in early August, when Haiti’s […]


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