eastern caribbean

Japanese Delegation Arrives in Grenada For Marine Resource Conference

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A high-level delegation from Japan has arrived in Grenada to take part in the 15th Annual Ministerial Meeting on Sustainable Use of Living Marine Resources. The meeting, which is being held …

New British High Commissioner to Barbados and Eastern Caribbean

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Victoria Glynis Dean has been appointed the new British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. Dean will be non-resident High Commissioner to Antigua, Grenada, Dominica, St Vincent and the …

A New Course For Caribbean Banks?

 Above: the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank By the Caribbean Journal staff There are more than 36 banks listed across the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States region. Each individual holds the responsibility of licensing banks in its respective territory. But is …

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 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has officially assumed the rotating chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. Anthony assumed the post in a ceremony Wednesday at …

 Above: St Vincent By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s leadership has concluded a tour of four member countries. A CTO delegation including Chairman Beverly Nicholson-Doty, Secretary General Hugh Riley and Director of Membership Services Faye Gill, met …

 Above: a map of the quake (USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of St Kitts and Nevis caused light shaking in the Eastern Caribbean, particularly St Maarten, early Wednesday morning. The quake, which occurred …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Following a period of “anemic” activity since the beginning of the downturn, economic activity in St Lucia is poised to “regain some momentum in 2013,” according to the International Monetary Fund, which …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Standard & Poor’s has lowered its foreign currency sovereign credit ratings on Grenada following a missed bond payment, the ratings firm announced Monday. S&P has lowered its foreign currency sovereign credit …

 Above: Prime Minister Tillman Thomas and Ambassador Larry Palmer By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is seeking the help of the United States in the areas of green energy and tourism-related foreign investment, according to Prime Minister Tillman Thomas. The …

 Above: a rendering of the new centre (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will break ground this coming week on the new Cancer Centre Eastern Caribbean at the Mount St John Medical Centre facility. The centre, …

 Above: Port of Spain By the Caribbean Journal staff A new pipeline to be laid on 188 miles of seabed will bring natural gas from Trinidad and Tobago to the Eastern Caribbean, the country’s Ministry of Energy announced today in …

 By Alexander Britell Could the Caribbean experience another earthquake like the devastating one in Port-au-Prince in 2010? The answer is yes – and it could be even more powerful, according to Dr Joan Latchman, the director of the Seismic Research …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Above: a water taxi in Trinidad Grenada is among four Caribbean islands which could be in the route of a proposed inter-island fast ferry that would travel between Trinidad, Grenada, St Vincent, St Lucia and …