Grenada, CARICOM Development Fund to Sign $5.8M Agreement
Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada and the CARICOM Development Fund will be signing a $5.83 million agreement on Monday. The pact will be signed by Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell and CARICOM Development Fund CEO Lorne […]
CARIFESTA: 30 Countries Expected to Participate in Suriname
Above: CARIFESTA in 2009 By the Caribbean Journal staff This year’s CARIFESTA will see the participation of 30 countries, according to Ivan Graanoogst, chairman of the host country committee. Officials in Suriname say 24 countries have already confirmed their attendance […]
Japan Planning to Deepen CARICOM Ties
Above: Japan By the Caribbean Journal staff Japan is planning to strengthen its ties with the Caribbean Community, according to Ambassador Akira Yamada, the director general of Japan’s Foreign Ministry. Yamada, who was speaking at the opening of this week’s […]
CARICOM is 40, But Who is Celebrating?
By Zhivargo Laing CJ Contributor The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is celebrating 40 years of existence. But who is really celebrating? Certainly not the masses of Caribbean peoples, plagued with high levels of unemployment, crime, debt and anxiety about the future. […]