Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake Win in Brussels Diamond League Meet

Above: Usain Bolt (centre) (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake, Jamaica’s star sprinters, each took home victories in the Brussels Diamond League meet on Friday. It was a Jamaican sweep in the 100m, in which […]


Guyana's GDP Grew By 2.8 Percent in First Half of 2012: Report

By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s economy grew 2.8 percent in the first six months of 2012, according to a report from Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh. “This growth reflects continued progress on the diversification of the productive sector, where […]


Following Olympic Track Success, Could Jamaica Expand to New Sports?

Above: Jamaican equestrian competitor Samantha Albert By the Caribbean Journal staff Alia Atkinson came less than half a second short of a medal in London. But while Jamaica’s track team took the Olympics by storm, Atkinson’s fourth-place finish in the […]


Op-Ed: Jamaica’s Golden Performance

By Kent Gammon Op-Ed Contributor The four gold medals earned by the Jamaican track and field team in the London Olympics 2012 shine as unequivocal testimony of the country’s prowess in track and field. Sporting activities are an area in […]

Keshorn Walcott Wins Gold for Trinidad and Tobago in Men's Javelin Throw

Above: the Olympic Stadium (Photo: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago finished the Olympics in golden fashion, with Keshorn Walcott winning gold in the men’s Javelin Throw. Walcott’s top throw reached 84.58 metres, a new national […]

Grenada's Medal Leads the World

Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada leads the world in Olympic medals — when population is considered. On a per-capita basis, Grenada leads the entire world in Olympic glory in London this summer, according to the Web […]


Kirani James Wins Gold in 400M, Earns Grenada's First-Ever Medal

Above: Kirani James Boulevard in St Georges, Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff London’s Olympic Stadium track has a new name: Kirani James Boulevard. Grenada’s Kirani James won the gold medal in the 400 metres, the first-ever medal […]

Felix Sanchez Wins Gold for Dominican Republic in 400M Hurdles

By the Caribbean Journal staff Felix Sanchez won the gold medal for the Dominican Republic in the final of the 400-metre men’s hurdles. It ended up as a rather easy victory for the 34-year-old Sanchez, who finished with room to […]

Kingston Native Sanya Richards-Ross Wins Gold for United States

Above: Jamaican native Sanya Richards-Ross crosses the finish line (Photo: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Sanya Richards-Ross, who was born in Kingston, Jamaica but grew up in the United States, has won the gold medal in the 400-metre […]


Cuba Takes First Two Golds as Medal Count Reaches Five

Above: London (Photos: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba has upped its medal count to five with the addition of its first two gold medals of the London Olympic Games. Cuba’s Leuris Pupo took home gold in the […]

Guyana's Gold Sector Continues Growth

Above: Gold mining in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s mining and quarrying sector grew by 19.2 percent in 2011, with a 17.7 percent increase in raw gold declarations, according to a government report. That was the highest level […]

Canadian Firm Begins Gold Drilling Programme in Southern Guyana

Above: Marudi Mountain (Photo: GF) By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian firm Guyana Frontier has begun a 3,000-metre drilling programme at the Marudi Mountain Gold Project in Southern Guyana. The project is slated to continue until April at Marudi Mountain, […]


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