future

Choosing Jamaica’s Future

 “We are Jamaica’s problem” By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor I was sitting down to write this article on election day (February 25), after watching the lead-up to the election and the commentary from not only politicians but also us the citizens …

Jamaica and the World

 Jamaica’s diplomatic future By David P RoweOp-Ed Contributor Now that Jamaica has benefitted from a Presidential visit by the United States’ Barack Obama, what is next for the country? And what should be next for Jamaica’s relationship with the rest …

The Caribbean’s Catch-22

 By Ryan PetersonCJ Contributor So, what is the catch of the day? A quick perusal of Caribbean agendas will provide a litany of the perennial weaknesses and opportunities for development, ranging from tourism to technology, green to gender equality, and …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Grand Bahama (CJ Photo – Robert Dipano) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie recently addressed the Grand Bahama Business Outlook, vowing that the island had a strong future. Citing increased tourism numbers and a half-billion-dollar …

 By Ryan PetersonCJ Contributor Finance and governance. Economy and energy. Tell me it ain’t about the money. Tourism and environmentalism. Productivity and community. Tell me it ain’t about technology. Education and innovation. Nation and next generation. Tell me it ain’t …

 Above: Bahamas Health Minister Dr Perry Gomez By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has big plans for stem cell medicine. The country’ has officially launched its “stem cell industry,” Health Minister Dr Perry Gomez announced at a ceremony last …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s men’s national football team is currently ranked 145th in the world according to the October edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, just ahead of Barbados and Curacao. It’s something that …

 Above: could this be the standard hotel key of the future? (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PUERTO MORELOS, MEXICO—While there are still some scattered hotels where one can still find a physical key with a keychain, the vast majority of …

 By Marcia Forbes, PhDCJ Contributor Dwindling Audiences for TV The King is dead. Long live the King! I will get back to this. Free to air TV stations and cable operators, in particular hardwire cable, have reason to be concerned. …

 Above: Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Could bio-energy be a major way forward for energy production in Guyana? The country’s government has officially opened a bioethanol demonstration plant in Albion, and says there is potential for a bio-energy production …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is continuing talks on the construction of a marina in the northern town of Portsmouth, according to the government. Tourism Minister Ian Douglas said “a lot of preliminary work” remained …

 By Michael W EdghillCJ Contributor At the end of June, leaders from around the Caribbean region met in Nicaragua for the 8th PetroCaribe Summit. Created with the largesse of Hugo Chavez, the cornerstone of PetroCaribe has been the discounted prices …

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff What will Barbados’ capital look like in 25 years? In 50 years? What should it become? “Something needs to be done — if not our capital will collapse,” says Lalu Vaswani, …