In CARICOM, a Push for Creativity

Above: young entrepreneur Warren Cassell (centre) By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Private sector investment and entrepreneurship are key elements for sustainable growth and fighting unemployment in the Caribbean, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, said this week at the opening of […]


UN’s Ban, in Barbados, Commends Caribbean on Green Efforts

Above: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Barbados (UN Photo/Evan Schneider) By Dana Niland CJ Contributor United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is visiting Barbados for the 2015 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Summit, has commended Caribbean states for their initiatives […]


Barbados to Assume CARICOM Chairmanship

Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will assume chairmanship of the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARIOM) on July 1, replacing Prime Minister Perry Christie of the Bahamas. Stuart will first address CARICOM in […]


How Chile is Helping the Caribbean With a New Anti-Poverty Project

By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new project is looking to put a significant dent in poverty in the Eastern Caribbean. The new multi-dimensional project was launched by five Organization of Eastern Caribbean States member states this week. The […]

Barack Obama Visits Jamaica, Urges Caribbean on Green Energy

Above: US President Barack Obama in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff United States President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to visit Jamaica in more than 33 years with a visit to Jamaica this week. Obama arrived on […]

CARICOM Sending Science, Technology Delegation to Cuba

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM is looking to deepen its science and technology ties with Cuba. The Caribbean Community announced that it would be sending a CARICOM Science Delegation to Cuba “in an effort to strengthen technology […]


United States President Barack Obama to Visit Jamaica

Above: United States President Barack Obama By Alexander Britell United States President Barack Obama will be visiting the Caribbean next month. In what will be his first visit to the region since 2011, Obama will be making an official visit […]

CARICOM, Germany Hold Talks

Above: Berlin By the Caribbean Journal staff Foreign Ministers from around the Caribbean gathered in Berlin this month for a high-level conference with the German government. The conference, held at Germany’s invitation “noted with satisfaction the steady and continuous progress […]

Bahamas Hosts Meeting of Caribbean Heads of Government

Above: the Melia Nassau Beach resort By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM’s Meeting of the Heads of State and Government launched in Nassau on Thursday morning. The Bahamas is hosting the meeting as the current chair of CARICOM. The summit, […]

The Caribbean and Cuba

By Michael W Edghill CJ Contributor At the end of 2014, Havana welcomed the regional Heads of State a December when it hosted the 5th Caricom-Cuba Summit. From first appearances, this summit did not disappoint as it offered an opportunity […]

New Zealand’s First-Ever Ambassador to the Caribbean Community

Above: CARICOM Headquarters in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff New Zealand has named its first-ever Ambassador to the Caribbean Community. Jan Henderson, who is also accredited to a number of CARICOM Member States, presented her letters of credence to […]

What a Major Telecom Merger Means for the Caribbean

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor Mergers the new Mantra Implications of the merger between Cable & Wireless and Columbus Communications are fraught with many nuances that only the most astute and those with a keen understanding of where the […]


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