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How St Lucia Is Providing a Boost for Its Creative Community

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff More and more Caribbean governments are starting to acknowledge the importance of the creative class to national development. Now, the government of St Lucia is launching a new initiative to …

Tobago Looking to Expand Creative Sector

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tobago is looking to expand and develop its creative and cultural industries. The island’s residents are being urged to “develop a skill and take advantage of the many opportunities being offered …

13 Opportunities for the New Caribbean

 By Dr Miguel Goede and Runy CalmeraCJ Contributors We recently took a look at 12 challenges that face the Caribbean Small Island Developing States. These challenges are crucial for the future of the Caribbean. In this article, we take a …

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 Above: Jacmel By the Caribbean Journal staff The city of Jacmel, Haiti has officially applied to join the UNESCO Creative Cities initiative, according to the Ministry of Tourism and the Mayor of Jacmel. There are currently 41 cities around the …

 COULD a Caribbean city develop into a Silicon Beach? As the Caribbean seeks to develop, it will need to be creative — and part of that means both attracting creative people and companies to its shores and supporting creative people …

 Above: John Cox By the Caribbean Journal staff The Baha Mar resort is planning to put a major emphasis on the arts, having named local artist John Cox as the new “Creative Arts Director” for the $3.5 million project. Cox, …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Tourism Minister Lorne Theophilus held talks this week with delegates from Trinidad and Tobago’s Ministry of the Arts and Multiculturalism to discuss issues in the development of the creative sector. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As part of a growing Caribbean trend, Jamaica’s government will establish a National Commission on Cultural and Creative Industries. The commission, which was announced by Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller Tuesday, will aid the …