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Haiti Hosts Venezuela’s Maduro

 Above: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro (UN Photo/Lou Rouse) By the Caribbean Journal staff Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro begins an official visit to Haiti Tuesday. It is the first visit by Maduro to Haiti since his election victory in April. It’s …

Guyana to Open Hugo Chavez Centre for Rehabilitation and Reintegration

 Above: the centre By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana will open the Hugo Chavez Centre for Rehabilitation and Reintegration on Friday, a facility that will provide refuge for some of the country’s homeless population. The project, located on a 7.3-acre …

Haiti to Rename Cap-Haitien Airport After Hugo Chavez

 Above: Hillary Clinton at the airport last year (USAID/Kendra Helmer) By Alexander Britell Haiti’s Cap-Haitien airport will be renamed after late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, according to Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe. The Prime Minister’s spokesman, Gary Bodeau, confirmed the …

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 Above: President-Elect Nicolas Maduro (UN Photo/Lou Rouse) By the Caribbean Journal staff Acting President Nicolas Maduro has won Venezuela’s presidential election by a narrow margin, according to preliminary results from the country’s National Electoral Council. Maduro, who was the hand-picked …

 By Alexander G Leventhal Op-Ed Contributor IN JANUARY OF 2012, Venezuela announced that it would withdraw from the ICSID convention, a 1966 treaty that established an arbitration and conciliation institution based in Washington, DC to deal with international investment disputes. …

 Above: Fidel Castro By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s Fidel Castro has published his first official remarks on the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez last week. In a statement published by in Cuba’s state-owned Granma newspaper, republished by its …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly with Chavez last year (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti began a three-day period of national mourning Wednesday to mark the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. The period, which began Wednesday …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s government said it would hold a national day of mourning on Friday following the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. The national day will come after a nearly two-day official mourning period …

 Updated: 6:44 PM Above: former Venezuela President Hugo Chavez (UN Photo/Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Venezuela President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, the country’s government said. Chavez, who had received much of his …

 Above: Fidel Castro By the Caribbean Journal staff Hugo Chavez has returned from Cuba following months of treatment for cancer, and Fidel Castro says he is “very pleased” with the news. In a letter published by Cuba’s government information agency, …

 By David Rowe Op-Ed Contributor CELAC, the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, is the newest addition to the alphabet soup of Caribbean multi-national organizations. The organization, formed in 2010, has 33 member states, including 16 from the greater …

 Above: Venezuelan Ambassador to Haiti Pedro Antonio Canino Gonzalez, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti held a special mass Friday in support of Venezuela President Hugo Chavez, who is …

 Above: Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro and Guyanese FM Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in 2009 (UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras) Officials from Venezuela and Guyana are meeting Friday to discuss the decision by Guyana to make a claim …

 

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