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Canada to Contribute $6.6 Million to Haiti

 Above: Christian Paradis By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada will be making a $6.6 million contribution to Haiti to continue its support under the World Food Programme’s Support to Sustainable School Feeding programme in Haiti. The project provides a daily …

Haiti Inaugurates Canada-Funded Maritime Base in Les Cayes

 Above: the new base (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has officially inaugurated a new naval base in Les Cayes. The project, which was funded by the government of Canada, is primarily aimed at intercepting drug traffickers. …

Martinique Stuns Canada in Gold Cup Opener, 1-0

 Above: Martinique celebrating the victory By the Caribbean Journal staff It took until extra time, but Martinique sent a strong message to the football world in the Gold Cup opener on Sunday. Fabrice Reuperne’s lefty shot from just outside the …

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 Above: Curacao By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing is launching nonstop service from Toronto to Curacao, the company announced Tuesday. The service will operate every Sunday, beginning Dec. 15 and through The Ontario-based airline already operates flights to Caribbean destinations …

 Above: BVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has signed a tax information exchange agreement with Canada. The agreement means the BVI has signed a total of 24 tax information exchange agreements. BVI Premier Dr Orlando Smith …

 Above: Former Senator Stanley Redwood By the Caribbean Journal staff Reverend Stanley Redwood has resigned as President of Jamaica’s Senate and is planning to move with his family to Canada, he announced this weekend. Redwood had served in the post …

 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 …

 By Alexander G LeventhalOp-Ed Contributor IN JANUARY OF 2012, Venezuela announced that it would withdraw from the ICSID convention, a 1966 treaty that established an arbitration and conciliation institution based in Washington, DC to deal with international investment disputes. The …

 Above: Canadian travel agents in Haiti (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal tsaff A group of Canadian travel agencies arrived in Haiti on Wednesday for an exploratory trip, the Ministry of Tourism announced. The group includes 18 different Canadian …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian carrier WestJet will be extending its flying schedule into Antigua and Barbuda, the airline announced this week. Service will be extended through Oct. 26. The company first added its Antigua …

 Above: the Transat flight on Wednesday (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff The next wave of Canadian tourists has arrived in Haiti as part of an agreement between Canada’s Transat and the Ministry of Tourism. The group of …

 Above: Canadian Ambassador Robert Ready and Bahamian Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamian Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell met with new Canadian Ambassador Robert Ready in Nassau Friday to accept the latter’s credentials. The two sides discussed …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica has received Canada’s new Ambassador to the country, Richard Hanley. The new envoy, who will be based in Barbados as Canada’s High Commissioner, said he was confident that the two …

 Above: Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin welcomes tourists in Port-au-Prince (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a small group of 25 that arrived in Port-au-Prince on Wednesday, but it could be the start of something far …

 Above: Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian tour operator Transat has unveiled its new tourism packages for travel to Haiti. The company, which is based in Montreal, is the first major operator in the country to offer such packages …

 Above: the Melia Cohiba hotel in Havana (Photo: Melia Hotels) By the Caribbean Journal staff Almost 2.84 million foreign tourists traveled to Cuba in 2012, according to a report in Cuba’s Granma government newspaper. That number reportedly represented growth of …

 Above: Minister for International Cooperation Julian Fantino (UN Photo/Rick Bajornas) By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian International Cooperation Minister Julian Fantino issued a statement on the third anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti Friday, a week after the country announced …

 Above: Roseau, Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada should ramp up efforts to reach a trade deal with the Caribbean Community this year, according to a new report from the Toronto-based CD Howe Institute. The report, “A …