Colombia, Inter-American Development Bank Sign Citizen Security Agreement

Above: Bogota (Photo: IDB) By the Caribbean Journal staff Colombia and the Inter-American Development Bank have signed an agreement aiming to transfer knowledge on violence prevention and improve citizen security in Latin America and the Caribbean. The signing, which took […]


Curacao, Sint Maarten Could Become Associate Members of CARICOM

Above: Curacao (Photo: Curacao Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM’s Council of Ministers has agreed to establish a working group to look at issues pertaining to the organization’s associate members, and two territories, Curacao and Sint Maarten, have expressed […]


First COPA Flight Arrives in Montego Bay

By the Caribbean Journal staff The first direct commercial flight by COPA Airways to Jamaica arrived in Montego Bay this weekend, bringing approximately 150 passengers from Panama’s Tocumen International Airport. The flight is part of a new twice-weekly service between […]


Jamaican Cabinet Approves Temporary Visa Waiver for Colombian Travelers

Above: Bogota By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has approved the removal of visa requirements for Colombians visiting Jamaica during the winter tourist season for less than 30 days. National Security Minister Dwight Nelson said the removal would help increase […]

UN Security Council Holds Elections, but No Caribbean Candidate

Above: the UN Security Council (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nine countries are campaigning for elections tomorrow to decide the five non-permanent seats on the Security Council during 2012-13. While the Latin America and Caribbean region will have […]


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