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Antigua and Barbuda Closer to Completion of New Airport Terminal

 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 …

China to Build More Homes in Grenada

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China is planning to continue its housing construction project in Grenada. Grenada Housing Minister Delma Thomas said this week that the country’s government had signed a new agreement with China for …

Dominica, China Sign Agreement on $16 Million in Projects

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica and China have signed an agreement on a total of $16 million in new projects. The Chinese-funded projects are slated to come on stream this year, according to a statement …

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 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China and Grenada have “renewed their commitment” toward strengthening their bilateral relationship, the government of Grenada announced this week. The two sides “renewed” their commitment at a recent ceremony to mark …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Grenada says it has reached a “comprehensive” agreement to restructure its debt to the Export-Import Bank of Taiwan. The agreement reduces the principal outstanding on the $36.6 million …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is beginning the rollout of a block of housing units built by the government of China. The country’s Ministry of Social Development and Housing has selected the first 50 people …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of FedEx’s newest ads has a Caribbean star. The company’s United Kingdom division has produced a new advertising film highlighting its “show the world” campaign, featuring Nevisian pepper sauce maker Llewellyn Clark. “Mine’s a …

 Above: the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell The landmark British Colonial Hilton hotel in Nassau has been sold to the China State Construction Engineering Corporation, the Bahamian government announced. The deal was signed in an …

 Above: Changsha, China By the Caribbean Journal staff Hundreds of executives from Latin America, the Caribbean and China recently gathered for the eighth China-Latin America and the Caribbean Business Summit. Last week’s summit, hosted in Changsha, China, focused on opportunities …

 Above: Antigua’s new diplomatic corps By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has named a slate of new Ambassadors, the government announced. Antigua and Barbuda Governor General Dr Rodney Williams announced the apopintments, which include Brian Stuart-Young as Non-Resident …

 Above: Antigua PM Gaston Browne in China (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda and China have agreed on a $32.6 million assistance package, Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced. According to Browne, who is currently on …

 Above: Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne arrived in China Monday for an official visit to the country. In a statement, the government said Browne would be in the …

 Above: a rendering of the Guyana Marriott By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott is planning to open its first-ever Guyana property in December 2014, according to the company’s Web site. The hotel, which will be located in Georgetown, will have …

 By Jaime SuchlickiOp-Ed Contributor IN THE 1960s, Fidel Castro mocked Chinese leader Mao as a senile, old man. Naturally, in his quest to oppose the US, Castro sided with the Soviets and opened Cuba’s door to nuclear missiles. Three decades …

 Above: Antigua PM Gaston Browne and Director of Yida International Investment Antigua Limited, Yida Zhang, sign the agreement on Friday (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s government says it has signed a memorandum agreement with a …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is in talks with China on the possibility of building an international airport in the country. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has led a three-member team to China to discuss …

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China’s government has “reiterated its intention to provide financial assistance” for a number of projects in Barbados, the Caribbean country said Wednesday. Chinese Ambassador to Barbados Wang Ke made the pledge …

 Above: the Chinese delegation with Trinidad Urban Development Minister Roodal Moonilal By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Housing and Urban Development Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal recently hosted a high-level delegation of Chinese officials for talks on infastructure. The …