Costa Rica Tops Belize, 1-0, in Gold Cup

Above: Belize’s footballers By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize followed up a blowout loss to the United States with a heartbreaking defeat against Costa Rica in Utah on Saturday. In a hard-fought game, Costa Rica’s only goal came on an […]


Belize, Cuba Fall in Gold Cup

Above: Belize’s footballers (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize and Cuba each suffered defeats on Tuesday in their Gold Cup opening matches. Belize fell to the United States, 6-1, while Cuba lost to Costa Rica, 3-0. The United States’ […]


Haiti, FIFA to Establish Task Force on Football Development

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and FIFA President By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s government and FIFA have agreed to establish a task force to promote the development of football in the Caribbean country. The move was announced by FIFA […]

Dennis Chung: The Role of Government in Caribbean Economies

By Dennis Chung CJ Contributor MY MOTHER USED TO SAY of children, it is sometimes better to be seen and not heard. These were of course in the days when parents ruled children, and not as it is today. So […]

Growing a Basketball Future in Haiti

By Alexander Britell At the national level, Haiti’s athletics continue to grow. Haiti’s football is on the rise. Les Grenadiers recently rose to 39th on the FIFA world rankings following a strong showing in the Caribbean Cup. A new, 12,000-seat […]

Haiti Jumps 18 Spots to 39th in FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking

Above: Haiti’s Grenadiers in action against Dartmouth earlier this year By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Grenadiers surged 18 spots in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, overtaking Jamaica as the top-ranked Caribbean side. Haiti is now ranked 39th in the […]


Jamaica Maintains Caribbean Lead Over Haiti in FIFA Football Rankings

Above: Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz have kept their Caribbean lead over Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica remains the top-ranked side among Caribbean football teams, according to the FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings released Wednesday. Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz rose six spots, and […]

Jamaica Overtakes Haiti, Regains Top Caribbean Spot in FIFA Rankings

Above: Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz By the Caribbean Journal staff After marked improvement by Haiti last month in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Football Rankings, Jamaica has surged to regain the lead among Caribbean sides. The rankings, released Wednesday, place Jamaica at 66th […]

Helping Haiti's Youth, Through Football

Above: Football in Haiti (Photo: GOALS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the devastating earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, something stood out to Kona Shen. Despite the rubble, despite the ruin, young Haitian children continued playing football. Soon after, […]


Haiti's Football Team Overtakes Jamaica, Leads Caribbean in FIFA Rankings

Above: Haiti in a match against Dartmouth College earlier this year (Photo: Tom McNeill) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s footballers are now the highest-ranked side in the Caribbean. Haiti has jumped nine spots, overtaking Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz, according to […]

Antigua's Benna Boys Fall to United States in Qualifying Match, 3-1

By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s Benna Boys fell to the United States in a CONCACAF World Cup semifinal qualifying match at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. Peter Byers scored the lone goal for Antigua, which fell […]

Haiti's National Team Falls 1-0 to Harvard

By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s national soccer team fell to Harvard College’s squad Sunday on a goal in the 86th minute. The game, which was the second of a two-match charity series that began with a similar 1-0 defeat […]


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