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Hyatt Centric Expanding in Central America

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt’s Hyatt Centric Brand is expanding again in the region with its second property in Central America. The brand is slated to open a 138-room Hyatt Centric in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, …

Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador Outline Joint Development Plan

 Above: IDB headquarters in Washington By the Caribbean Journal staff The Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras assembled in Washington last week to outline a plan to promote “economic, social and institutional development in their countries.” Presidents Salvador Sanchez …

Caribbean, El Salvador Enter “New Era” of Bilateral Cooperation

 Above: CARICOM headquarters in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean and El Salvador have entered a “new era” of cooperation, according to CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque. The Secretary General was speaking following the accreditation of a …

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 Above: Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina departing from San Isidro Air Base (left) (DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina departed from San Isidro Air Base on Saturday for El Salvador, where he will be on …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and El Salvador will commence the second round of negotiations on a Partial Scope Trade Agreement between the two countries next month. The talks, which will …

 Above: El Salvador By the Caribbean Journal staff El Salvador is planning a major boost to its tourism attractions in the La Libertad and Usulutan coastal regions, with help from the Inter-American Development Bank. The country’s Ministry of Tourism is …

 Above: BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston By the Caribbean Journal staff The game wasn’t pretty, and neither was the result for Haiti. In an often ugly, contentious game in Houston, El Salvador topped Haiti, 1-0 on a penalty kick rebound …

 Above: the Soca Warriors in action By the Caribbean Journal staff A late goal by Kenwyne Jones gave Trinidad and Tobago a 2-2 tie with El Salvador in its Gold Cup opener on Monday. Rodolfo Zelaya scored both goals for …

 Above: El Salvador followed Friday’s draw with a 3-2 win By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana fell to El Salvador in San Salvador Tuesday, 3-2, in an up-and-down game of World Cup qualifying. It was El Salvador’s Rafael Burgos that …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s Benna Boys fell by a score of 3-1 Friday in a World Cup qualifying match with Guatemala. While Antigua got out to an early lead thanks to Peter Byers’ goal in the 39th minute, …

 Above: the talks in San Salvador (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff El Salvador President Mauricio Funes met Thursday with Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza in San Salvador. Funes, who was accompanied by Foreign Minister …

 Above: Nevis Peak, the site of the island’s geothermal project (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff El Salvador will establish a geothermal energy training centre for Latin America and the Caribbean with a $2 million grant from the Inter-American …

 Above: ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago (Photo: ECLAC) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean will host its 34th Session in San Salvador, El Salvador in August, following an agreement signed Tuesday. …

 Above: El Salvador (IDB Photo/Willie Heinz) By the Caribbean Journal staff An Organization of American States electoral observation mission will oversee the legislative elections in El Salvador March 11, following an agreement on procedures signed Friday between the two parties. …

 Above: downtown Kingston By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has the Caribbean’s highest murder rate, although the 1,124 murders reported in 2011 were a seven-year low for the country, according to the Caribbean Human Development Report 2012. The report, the …