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Trinidad Courts Investment in Shanghai

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Invest Trinidad and Tobago hosted a business forum in Shanghai on Thursday aimed at courting investment from China. The forum, which was hosted in collaboration with the China Council …

Trinidad Opens Embassy in China

 Above: the opening ceremony of Trinidad’s new Embassy in China (Photo: OPM Trinidad) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has officially opened an Embassy in China. The new Embassy opened in Beijing on Wednesday, inaugurated by Trinidad and …

Trinidad Prime Minister Visits China

 Above: Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar in China By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persadi-Bissessar has arrived in China for an official visit to the country. Persad-Bissessar arrived at Beijing Capital International Airport …

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 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says he wants a “speedy conclusion” of an air services agreement with China. The Prime Minister addressed the issue following a meeting with Barbados’ newly-named Ambassador …

 Above: the Bahamas By the Caribbean Journal staff The new mutual visa exemption agreement between the Bahamas and China has officially taken effect. The agreement, which was signed in December 2013, allows Bahamian and Chinese citizens to travel to one …

 Above: Shenzhen, China By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the British Virgin Islands has signed a pair of memoranda of understanding with delegations from  Shenzhen, China. The MoUs were signed with the city of Shenzhen and the authority …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China’s new Ambassador to Dominica, Li Jiangning, has presented his credentials to Dominica President Charles Savarin. Li succeeds Ambassador Wang Zonglai, whose term ended in December 2013. At a credentials ceremony …

 Above: the BVI By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from China’s Qianhai Special Economic Zone will be making a visit to the British Virgin Islands beginning Jan. 9, according to the government. The group, which will be joined by …

 Above: the Baha Mar By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of the Bahamas and China have agreed to allow mutual 30-day access to Bahamian and Chinese passport holders without requiring a visa. The agreement was signed Thursday in a …

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff The reconstruction of Grenada’s football and athletics stadium has officially broken ground. The stadium, which was destroyed by Hurricane Ivan in 2004, is located next to the cricket stadium at Queens Park. (The …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica will be receiving a $31.6 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank targeting efficiency in the country’s public sector. The loan was approved by the Inter-American Development Bank’s board of …

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Work will soon begin on a $25.19 million athletic and football stadium (EC $68 million) in Grenada funded by the government of China. The National Athletic Stadium project is scheduled to be completed …

 Above: Roseau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica and China have signed an agreement for $8.2 million in grant aid. The deal was signed last week by Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Chinese Ambassador to Dominica Wang …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Dominica and Chinese firm Anhui Shui An Construction Group have signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of a “modern type” hotel in the country. The project …

 Above: Union Island, St Vincent and the Grenadines (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The United States, the United Kingdom and Canada remain the primary source markets for Caribbean tourism — but with the global tourism market getting more …

 Above: Antigua PM Baldwin Spencer and Ren Gonping, China’s Ambassador to Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda and China have signed an agreement for the construction of a “multipurpose community centre” as part of the Gray’s Green …

 Above: the signing ceremony in Nassau (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas and China have signed an economic and technical cooperation agreement. The grant agreement was signed by Bahamian Foreign Minister Frederick Mitchell and Chinese Ambassador to …

 Above: the new airport gateway (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has officially opened the new dual-lane gateway to Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau. The project includes a four-lane carriageway, the construction of nine new roundabouts …