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St Lucia Gets European Union Grant for Water Sector

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia will be receiving a grant from the European Union for the country’s water sector, the government said this week. The grant, which is in the amount of just …

Dominican Republic to Receive $2.8M in EU Funding for Disaster Prevention

 Above Dominican and EU officials (Photo: DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic is receiving $2.85 million USD in grant funding from the European Union to improve disaster prevention in the country. The agreement on the funding was …

European Union Delegation Visits Haiti

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe with the delegation from the European Union (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met Tuesday with a visiting delegation from the European Union led by Fernando Frutuouso …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff How much does regional integration mean to the Caribbean? It might be time to explore the opportunity costs of not having the Caribbean Community in place, according to Ewout Sandker, head of cooperation at the …

 Above: Belmopan By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Belize held talks on Monday with the European Union in Belmopan. The “European Union Political Dialogue” aimed to “engage in discussions on issues of mutual interest and share information on …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s government “will consider” a new European Union proposal to sign a cooperation agreement with the Caribbean country, the government announced Monday. “Cuba will consider the invitation put forth by the European side, …

 Above: the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton (Photo: EU) By the Caribbean Journal staff The European Union is looking to launch new political dialogue with Cuba, the European Council announced Monday. The EC …

 Above: the signing ceremony in Brussels By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams has signed an agreement with the European Union on a multimillion-dollar upgrade project of the island’s Dutch Quarter District. The EU-funded project will …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago recently held discussions with the European Union on climate change. The talks in New York last week included Ramona Ramdial, Minister of State in Trinidad’s Ministry of the …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has signed a financing agreement for $10.67 million with the European Union for an environment programme. The funding, which was announced this week by Sustainable Development …

 Above: OECS Director General Len Ishmael and EU Ambassador to the OECS Mikael Barfod By the Caribbean Journal staff Mikael Barfod has officially become the European Union’s first-ever ambassador to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. Barfod, who is also …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica will be receiving approximately $25.3 million USD in health funding from the European Union, according to Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson. The funding will focus on maternal and pediatric care …

 Above: Fort de France, Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank and the European Union have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at enhancing cooperation to improve development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The …

 Above: Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff The European Investment Bank’s Caribbean office is moving from Martinique to the Dominican Republic, the bank announced this week. The host country agreement was signed in Brussels on Thursday by Dominican Republic …

 Above: the CARICOM Summit in Haiti (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT-AU-PRINCE — The Caribbean’s relationship with the European Union is becoming increasingly one-sided, St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony told the CARICOM Summit in Haiti Monday. “The truth …

 Above: Little Bay in Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff European Union Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Mikael Barfod will visit Montserrat on Tuesday to be part of budget discussions with the UK’s Department for International Development. In …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly has departed for Chile to attend the summit between CELAC and the European Union. Martelly will first stop in Miami for a “complete …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia and the European Union signed a pair of agreements this week, covering housing and water projects. “[The] signing ceremony for the financing of two worthy interventions represents the continued cooperation and …