governor general

New Governor-General For Antigua

 Above: Antigua’s Parliament (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will soon have a new Governor-General. Current Governor-General Dame Louise Lake-Tack will demit office on Aug. 13, as agreed upon with the country’s new government. Lake-Tack, who …

A New Governor-General in the Bahamas

 Above: Dame Marguerite Pindling (centre) (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has a new Governor-General: Dame Marguerite Pindling, the widow of the country’s first Prime MInister, Sir Lynden Pindling. Dame Marguerite was sworn in on Tuesday as …

Antigua and Barbuda Governor General Leads Delegation to China

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Governor General Louise Lake Tack is leading a delegation to China this week. The Governor General will be participating in a cultural forum and meeting with “key government …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Jamaica’s Parliament (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica officially began the 2013/2014 session of Parliament on Thursday with a ceremony at Gordon House. The session officially began with the Throne Speech delivered by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen. …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis has sworn in Sir Edmund Wickham as the twin-island federation’s new Governor General. The Governor General succeed Sir Cuthbert Montraville Sebastian, announced his retirement at the …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Governor General Sir Cuthbert Montraville Sebastian will be retiring effective Jan. 1, Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas announced Tuesday. Montraville has served as Governor General for …

 Above: St Lucia Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government is committed to ensuring greater tax equitability, and a better forecast of incoming government revenue, according to Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy. …

 Above Jamaican PM Andrew Holness (Photo: OPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff New Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he will engage Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller in dialogue aimed at dismantling Jamaica’s garrison communities from the political landscape. Holness, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Education Minister Andrew Holness was sworn in today as the country’s new Prime Minister, taking over for Bruce Golding, who officially stepped down after more than four years in power. “I have accepted the …

 Above: Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen Jamaican Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen says the service of Jamaicans both at home and in the diaspora is needed to “fix what is wrong with Jamaica.” The Governor-General was in Washington this weekend for a …