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Antigua Signs Deal For $740 Million Investment Project With Chinese Firm

 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 …

Barbados PM: “Great Interest” in Attracting Chinese Tourists

 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados has “great interest” in courting tourists from China, according to Prime Minister Freundel Stuart. The Prime Minister was speaking following a courtesy call with China’s new Ambassador to Barbados, Wang …

Dominica, Chinese Firm Planning New Hotel Project

 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 …

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 Above: Prime Minister Samuel HInds, First Lady Deolatchmie Ramotar, President Donald Ramotar, Chinese Ambassador to Guyana Yu Wenzhe and Mrs. Yu toast the Year of the Dragon (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cooperation between Guyana and China has …

 Above: the netbooks involved in the programme (Photo: GINA) Guyana’s One Laptop Per Family programme, an initiative aimed at improving access to technology, has continued its rollout across the country. The programme, which was partially funded by the Chinese government, …

 Above: recipients of the Haier netbooks (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana launched a programme yesterday aimed at supplying families in the country with one laptop per household, an initiative financed in part by the Chinese government. The …

 Above: a rendering of the new VC Bird Airport Terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua broke ground yesterday on a new airport terminal at the country’s VC Bird International Airport, a project that will begin construction next month and …

 Barbados is seeking to tap the growing tourist market in China. Barbadian Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and two of his ministers met yesterday with a visiting Chinese resident, Dionne Holder, a Barbadian who resides in Beijing. Holder is part of …

 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 …

 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 …