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Op-Ed: Trinidad and Canada

 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 …

Guyana’s Natural Resources Sector Gets More Assistance from Canada

 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 …

St Lucia Names New Diplomats

 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada and the Inter-American Development Bank are partnering on a fund aimed at financing green investment in Latin America and the Caribbean. Canada has already committed just over $253 million to create the Canadian Climate …

 By Javed JaghaiOp-Ed Contributor During a speech at Hillel Academy on March 20, Jamaican Minister of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna, admonished students to resist the urge to migrate to more developed countries. I was amused by the request because …

 Above: Prince Harry in a shooting exercise (Photo: JIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Prince Harry participated in several military exercises Wednesday with members of the Jamaica Defence Force at the Up Park Camp base. The Prince is in Jamaica …

 Above: Calgary, Alberta (Photo: Calgary Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Barbados is working to secure more employment for residents as part of Canada’s Overseas Work Programme. A number of Canadian provinces are showing strong economic growth, …

 Above: Canadian Minister of International Cooperation Beverley Oda (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Canadian International Development Agency is funding a new project to support local economic development in the Caribbean. The Caribbean Local Economic Development project will …

 Above: CGX Drilling COO Mike Stockinger, Noel Dennison of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission, Environment Minister Robert Persaud (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Oil firm REPSOL began offshore drilling in Guyana on Feb. 7, while Canadian firm …

 Above: Antigua Grammar School By the Caribbean Journal staff The Antigua Grammar School has formed an alliance with the Summit Alternative School in Ontario, Canada. The two schools will be joined, largely through video conferencing, as a way of sharing …

 Above: Bridgetown By the Caribbean Journal staff The next phase of the CARICOM Trade and Competitiveness Project is set to launch Monday in Barbados at the Island Inn Hotel. The CARICOM-CIDA project, which is a contribution agreement between the government …

 By Alexander Britell GRENADA – The seventh UK-Caribbean Forum that met in Grenada earlier this month looked at a range of areas of cooperation as the Caribbean and the UK open up a “new and more modern relationship” going forward. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands is looking at ways to reposition its tourism sector, including strengthening the “Brand BVI” product. “Tourism provides business opportunities and jobs to many of our people, it increases the flow of …

 Above: a girl walks across a former basketball court, now a camp for displaced persons in Haiti, earlier this year (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Canada has committed to resettling 5,000 families from the …

 Boxing Day in Grenada was the scene of high controversy, when Oscar Bartholomew, a Grenadian native who was visiting from Canada, died after an alleged incident involving the Royal Grenada Police Force. The police have launched an investigation into the …

 By Lincoln Depradine The Canadian government is finding increasing favour in Grenada for a host of initiatives it has supported in the country. Grenadian Labour Minister Glynis Roberts singled out the Canadian International Development Agency and the Canadian-Caribbean Seasonal Agricultural …

 Above: Environment Minister Robert Persaud and Canadian High Commissioner David Devine (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyanese Natural Resources Minister Robert Persaud joined Canadian High Commissioner David Devine at a video conference with Canadian investors yesterday. Persaud said …

 By Hon. Dr Don Meredith, SenatorOp-Ed Contributor Canada and CARICOM are on the verge of forging new economic ties through a timely and well-needed free trade agreement. As a Jamaican who immigrated to Canada and is now serving in the …

 

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