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Why the Caribbean Is Drawing Investment from China

 Why the Caribbean is so attractive to Chinese investors By Dr Johnny HonOp-Ed Contributor The Caribbean has been close to my heart for many years. I love the islands’ beautiful environments, their amazing people, and their rich, diverse culture. In …

Jamaica Looking to China to Boost Cruise Sector

 Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism says it will look to the Chinese market as it seeks to boost earnings in its cruise ship sector by 2021. This was the message delivered by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett following his recent tour of …

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$2 Billion Caribbean Resort Project Closer to Launch

 The Caribbean’s biggest new hotel project is closer to launching. Right now, it’s called the Grenada Resort Complex Project, the brainchild of a China-based development group called United Demi Group. The project, which held its official launch in China last …

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 A major new project By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grenada has a major new athletic stadium. The $40 million, Chinese-built stadium opened this weekend at an official ceremony. The 8,000-seat facility replaces the original athletics stadium which was destroyed by Hurricane …

 Jamaica has a new envoy to the People’s Republic of China. The country has appointed Fay Pickersgill as the country’s new Ambassador to China, Foreign Minister AJ Nicholson announced this week. ““I believe that Mrs. Pickersgill is uniquely qualified to …

 Closer to pact By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada and China are “pressing ahead with plans to formalize an air services agreement,” Grenada’s government said in a statement. That was announced by Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell following his …

 A new push By the Caribbean Journal staff China will be enhancing its cooperation with Grenada in the fight against climate change. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said this week that the country would “strengthen communication and coordination with Grenada on …

 Exploring the new memoir Finding Samuel Lowe by Paula Williams By Dana NIlandCJ Contributor “Finding Samuel Lowe” chronicles author Paula Williams Madison’s search not only for her grandfather she never knew – the eponymous Samuel – but for a family and a …

 UWI, China Harbour sign memorandum By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The University of the West Indies and China Harbour Engineering Company have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a $511 million USD development project. The project will include the expansion …

 Another big new project in New Providence By the Caribbean Journal staff A new $250 million dollar development has broken ground in Nassau. Pointe, as it is known, is slated to include 200 guest rooms, world-class shopping, fine dining options, …

 Above: the Baha Mar By the Caribbean Journal staff Baha Mar Ltd has filed a claim in English High Court against China State Construction Engineering Corporation, the contractor on its delayed resort project in Nassau. The claim asserts that CSCEC, …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In a visit to China last week, Grenadian Foreign Affairs Minister Clarice Modeste-Curwen met with officials to discuss the advancement of her country’s representation in the country. During her time in Beijing, Minister Modeste-Curwen met with …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new mega-project coming to the Caribbean, this time to the Eastern Caribbean island of Grenada. The $2 billion USD project is called the Grenada Resort Complex Project, which officially …

 Above: the signing ceremony By the Caribbean Journal staff In what could be a major step for Bahamian tourism, the Bahamas and China have signed a memorandum of understanding for air service between the two countries. The move comes months …

 Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Is Puerto Rico China’s next investment target in the Caribbean? A 16-member business delegation from China is visiting the island all week, the government said. The delegation includes businessmen from …

 Above: Lake NIcaragua By George Nicholson and Rachael RobinsonOp-Ed Contributors On Dec. 22, 2014, the Government of Nicaragua and the international infrastructure development firm, Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), publicly announced the commencement of the construction …

 Above: Jamaica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A major road project in Jamaica is getting a big boost. Jamaica’s “Major Infrastructure Development Programme” has received a budget allocation of $28.9 million USD in the country’s most recent proposed …

 Above: work at the terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s brand-new airport terminal is getting closer to completion. The new terminal at VC Bird International Airport is slated to open in the next three months, according to …