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Haiti’s Lamothe, Canadian Ambassador Have “Fruitful” Meeting on Frozen Aid

 Above: Canadian Ambassador to Haiti Henri-Paul Normandin and Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and   By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe had what he described as a “fruitful” talk with Canadian Ambassador Henri-Paul Normandin over the …

Canada Freezing Aid to Haiti, Citing Lack of Progress

 Above: Minister for International Cooperation Julian Fantino (UN Photo/Rick Bajornas) By Alexander Britell Canada is freezing its international aid to Haiti, according to International Cooperation Minister Julian Fantino. The news was first revealed by Fantino in an interview with French-language …

Haiti “Vehemently Protests” New US, Canada Travel Warnings

 Above: Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s government said it “vehemently protests” the recent decision by the United States State Department to issue a new travel warning for the country, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe’s office announced in a statement …

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 Above: Parliament in Belmopan By the Caribbean Journal staff A pair of Belizeans have completed a two-day training course in Mexico in forensic ballistics analysis. The five-day crash course, which was conducted in Mexico City, included the use of the …

 Above: Jamaica Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips and the UNODC’s Troels Vester (JIS Photo) Looking to enhance security at the country’s ports, Jamaica has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the …

 Above: Minister Julian Fantino (UN Photo/Rick Bajornas) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly hosted a visit by Canadian International Cooperation Minister Julian Fantino at the National Palace on Monday. The trip by Fantino, which began Sunday, is …

 Above: St John’s (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Calgary-based WestJet has launched its twice-weekly service from Canada to Antigua and Barbuda. The carrier’s first such flight arrived on Sunday, adding 7,000 seats to air travel between Canada and …

 Above, from left: Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Canada’s PM, Stephen Harper (Photo: OPM Canada) By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada is “committed” to deepening its ties with Jamaica and the Caribbean region at large, Prime Minister Stephen …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly (second from left) with Canada PM Stephen Harper and a Haitian delegation (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met Thursday with Canada Prime Minister …

 Above: St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has called the decision by Canada to remove the visa exemption for St Lucians traveling to the country an “unfortunate …

 Above: Parliament in Ottawa By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government said it was “disappointed” following the decision by Canada’s government to impose visas for visitors from the country. Now, citizens of St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and Canadian Minister Bernard Valcourt (Photo: Canada DFAIT) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bernard Valcourt, Canada’s associate minister of national defence and minister of state, concluded a trade mission to Haiti and the Dominican Republic …

 Above: Charlestown, Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis could soon be the site of a planned $400 million tank storage facility for refined and unrefined hydrocarbon products, the company announced Tuesday. The project, which could bring 150 …

 Above: Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett (centre) in talks with Canada By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana and Canada held high-level talks Monday aimed at enhancing bilateral interests. Guyana Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett received Diane Ablonzcy, Minister of State for Foreign …

 Above: Canadian Defence Minister Peter MacKay and Jamaican National Security Minister Peter Bunting By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada and Jamaica signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday to establish a Canadian Forces hub in the capital of Kingston. The hub …

 By Hon. Sen. Don MeredithOp-Ed Contributor As the people of the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago reach a historic milestone, it is both a time to celebrate the successes of the past and the opportunities that lie ahead. It …

 Above: Guyana’s Kaieteur Falls By the Caribbean Journal staff While several Canadian firms are already working in Guyana’s oil, gas and mining sectors, the country could get more assistance from Canada. Two Canadian institutions, the College of the North Atlantic …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government has announced the appointment of several new diplomats, highlighted by the Ambassador Menissa Rambally, the country’s new Permanent Representative to the United Nations. St Lucia has also named Consul General Michael Willius …