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Chinese Firm to Build Cayman Port

 A CHEC visit to the Bahamas earlier this year (Photo: CHEC) Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush said he expects to sign an agreement with a Chinese developer to build a new port in George Town. The company, China Harbour Engineering Company, …

China’s Lequan Visits New Bahamas National Stadium Project

 Bahamian track legend Thomas Robinson with Wang Lequan (BIS Photo/Gena Gibbs) China’s Wang Lequan, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of China’s Communist Party, visited the new Bahamian national stadium this week, which was a joint Sino-Bahamian …

Barbados PM Stuart Meets with China’s Wen Jibao, Talks Air Link

 Barbados PM Freundel Stuart at China’s National Museum (BGIS Photo) Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart continued his China visit, meeting with China’s Premier Wen Jibao and discussing the possibility of an air link between the two countries. “There is endless …

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 Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (BGIS) Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart began a one-week official visit in China yesterday, accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs Maxine McClean and other officials. Stuart is set to sign two bilateral agreements with China, …

 Wang Lequan, left, and Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham (BIS Photo/Peter Ramsay) Officials from China visited the Bahamas this week, discussing issues of national security and law enforcement. The two countries’ dialogue actually followed a stint by two Bahamian police officers …

 From left: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Brent Symonette, Minister of National Security Hon. Tommy Turnquest and Ambassador Hu Shan (BIS Photo/Derek Smith) New Chinese Ambassador to the Bahamas Hu Shan received a formal welcome at the …

 Eximbank China’s Export-Import Bank has plans to launch a $1 billion fund to invest in Latin America and the Caribbean, following several years of significant spending in the region. In 2009, China invested $7 billion in the region through private …

 The Jamaican Government is moving to broaden the market of Jamaica’s high-end Blue Mountain Coffee, as the first 16,500 kilogram shipment of Jamaican green bean coffee was sent off on its way to Hangzhou, China. Last year, the Hangzhou Coffee …

 China’s Assistant Commerce Minister, Li Rongcan and Guyana’s Foreign Minister, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett Guyana and China signed agreements yesterday on a series of projects, including transportation, health care and cultural-related initiatives. Guyana’s Foreign Minister, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, Finance Minister Ashni Singh and …

 The Bahamas signed a memorandum of understanding with China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. that will see the Chinese company perform infrastructure work on several islands, including Abaco and Exuma. The projects include a bridge between Little and Great Abaco, a …