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Cayman Governor: Premier’s Arrest a “Matter for the Police Commissioner”

 Above: Cayman Islands government offices in Georgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands Governor Duncan Taylor has issued a statement that he was “aware” of the arrest of Premier McKeeva Bush Tuesday morning and that the conduct …

Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush Arrested

 Above: Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush has been arrested and is in police custody, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service announced in a statement Tuesday. The arrest came “in connection …

Bahamas’ Pink Sands Resort Names New Executive Chef

 Above: Pink Sands By the Caribbean Journal staff The Pink Sands resort on Harbour Island in the Bahamas has named Chef Ed Boncich its new executive chef. Bonich was most recently the executive chef at Bimini Bay Resort in the …

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 Above: State Minister Arnoldo Brown, Cuban Ambassador to Jamaica Yuri Gala Lopez and Jamaica Foreign Minister Sen. AJ Nicholson (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica and Cuba this week marked the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the …

 Above: Bill Clinton in Haiti (Photo: Clinton Foundation) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund is no longer accepting donations or new project proposals, and will wind down operations on Dec. 31, the fund announced Friday. The …

 Above: the Paradise Island Harbour Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Warwick International Hotels has finalized its purchase of the Paradise Island Harbour Resort in the Bahamas, the company announced Friday. Warwick plans a “complete and extensive renovation” of the …

 Above: former TCI Premier Michael Misick By Alexander Britell Former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick has been arrested at the Santos Dumont Airport in Rio de Janeiro by Brazilian Federal Police, according to the TCI Special Investigation and Prosecution …

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque (UN Photo/JC McIlwaine) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, a partnership between CARICOM, the United States and the Dominican Republic launched in 2009, is producing tangible results, according to CARICOM …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (UN Photo/ J Carrier)   By Alexander Britell Haiti is trying to move the process of reconstruction into a higher gear. While the country’s GDP has been growing at a strong pace, natural disasters …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly By the Caribbean Journal Haiti President Michel Martelly arrived in Tokyo Wednesday, leading a delegation to Japan including First Lady Sophia Martelly and several Cabinet Ministers. The visit began with a dinner and reception in …

 Above: Parliament in Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Lester Bird has resigned as the leader of the country’s Opposition Antigua Labour Party. Bird, a native of New York City who served …

 Above: the signing ceremony in Mexico City (Photo: Embassy of Haiti in Mexico) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Embassy in Mexico and the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico have signed an agreement that will provide scholarships to …

 Above: Christophe Harbour in St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Kitts Tourism Authority has appointed Carolyn James as its new Acting CEO, it announced Wednesday. The appointment of James, the Director of the St Kitts …

 Above: Former Canadian Governor General and UNESCO Special Envoy to Haiti Michaelle Jean (UN Photo/Mark Garten)   By Alexander Britell CURRENT UNESCO SPECIAL ENVOY FOR HAITI Michaëlle Jean recently concluded a trip to Haiti during which she led a 20-member …

 Above: Port of Spain By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad is currently hosting a delegation from the United States for the third Caribbean-United States Cooperation Dialogue on Wednesday. The dialogue marks the third year of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, …

 Above: the BVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the British Virgin Islands says it is moving forward with plans to introduce National Health Insurance in the territory. The government has begun a series of consultations and dialogue …

 Above: US Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater (Photo: ACC Mexico) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s exporters can take fuller advantage of “extensive opportunity” available under the US-backed Caribbean Basin Initiative, according to US Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater. The …

 Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff Anthony Arthur Roberts has been named the new director of the Turks and Caicos Financial Services Commission. Roberts, who has 40 years of experience in the insurance industry, has previously served as a …

 

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