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Haiti and Cuba Sign Series of Cooperation Agreements in Health, Industry

Above: Cuba’s Raul Castro and Haiti President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and Cuba strengthened their ties Wednesday by signing a series of cooperation agreements in fields including public health and agriculture. The agreements […]

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Haiti's Martelly Heads to Cuba

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly in Europe last week (Photo: OP Haiti) Haiti President Michel Martelly, who just returned to the country from a tour of Europe, is heading to Cuba this week for a three-day visit. The trip, which […]

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Cuba: UN Agencies Begin Delivering Supplies in Wake of Hurricane Sandy

Above: damage from Hurricane Sandy in Nicaro, Mayari, Cuba (UN Photo/Juan Pablo Carreras) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba is now beginning to receive aid from United Nations agencies following damage to the country from Hurricane Sandy. The first shipment […]

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Haiti's Michel Martelly Meets With Crown Prince Haakon of Norway

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and Crown Prince of Norway Haakon Magnus (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly received Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon Magnus on Monday in Port-au-Prince. The Prince was visiting Haiti in […]


Licence Renewed for Bahamas Petroleum Company Oil Exploration, Company Says

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ government has renewed the oil exploration licence for offshore oil firm Bahamas Petroleum, the company announced in a statement Monday. The licences were renewed as of Sept. 7, and the company has been […]


Bahamas Appoints New Ambassadors to United Nations, UK, Cuba

Above: Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie (centre) introduced the country’s new ambassadors to the UN, the UK and Cuba (BIS Photo/Derek Smith) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie Wednesday announced the appointment of the country’s new […]

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Haiti Presents Tourism Projects to Latin American, Caribbean Partners

Above: Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin (far right) with Haiti’s Latin American and Caribbean partners By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin met this week with representatives of 12 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to […]


Sunday Surge Helps Cuba Win 14th Medal, Take Caribbean Crown

Above: the Olympic Stadium (Photo: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s strong track showing gave Cuba a run in the London Olympics, but a surge on the final day of competition vaulted Cuba into the top spot on […]


Cuba Medal Count Reaches Seven With Silver in Women's Pole Vault

Above: a pole vaulter competes in London (Photo: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s medal count now totals seven, following a silver medal by Yarisley Silva in the women’s pole vault competition Monday. The 25-year-old native of Pinar […]

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Cuba Takes First Two Golds as Medal Count Reaches Five

Above: London (Photos: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba has upped its medal count to five with the addition of its first two gold medals of the London Olympic Games. Cuba’s Leuris Pupo took home gold in the […]


Cuba Takes Second Medal in Judo

Above: an aerial view of the Games (Photo: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba has won its second medal of the London 2012 Olympic Games, thanks to Asley Gonzalez, although the Caribbean region is still seeking its first […]


Cuba Notches First Medal in London With Silver in Women's Judo

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean region’s first London 2012 medal has come thanks to Cuba. Cuban Judo competitor Yanet Bermoy Acosta took home silver in the women’s judo final.. The 25-year-old, who is coached by Ronaldo Veitia, is […]


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