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Grenada’s Big Film Plans

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grenadian Culture Minister Senator Brenda Hood is visiting Los Angeles this week to promote the country’s film commission. So far, she has met with American film actor Danny Glover, as well as …

New Zealand Opens First-Ever High Commission in the Caribbean

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff New Zealand has opened its first-ever High Commission in the Caribbean. New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully has appointed diplomat Jan Henderson as the country’s first-ever High Commissioner in Barbados. The …

Puerto Rico Governor to Form New Commission on Construction Industry

 Above: La Fortaleza in Puerto Rico (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed an order establishing a new advisory commission on the construction industry. The nine-member commission will work with the private …

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 Above: OAS Headquarters By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights concluded its visit to the Dominican Republic on Friday, saying it had found “grave violations” of the right to nationality in the country. The IACHR had …

 Above: Michael Misick By Alexander Britell Former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick has been re-arrested by Brazilian Federal Police, Turks and Caicos authorities said Tuesday. Misick was arrested in Sao Paulo on the authority of a Brazilian Supreme Court …

 Above: Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina (Photo: OPDR) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina has created a presidential commission to reform the country’s National Police. The move was conducted by presidential decree on Sunday. The primary …

 Above: a meeting of the price control commission in Port-au-Prince (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s recently-established Commission on Price Control met this week to address the issue of food and commodity prices in the Haitian market, …

 By Alexander Britell Jamaican strongman Christopher Coke’s motion to exclude wiretap evidence taken against him in Jamaica has been denied in US Federal Court. Coke is alleged to have controlled the Tivoli Gardens area in Kingston since the early 1990s …