integration

What Would Be the Cost of Not Having CARICOM in the Caribbean?

 By the Caribbean Journal staff How much does regional integration mean to the Caribbean? It might be time to explore the opportunity costs of not having the Caribbean Community in place, according to Ewout Sandker, head of cooperation at the …

Haiti’s Lamothe, in Chile, Urges Deeper Integration With Latin America

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister (right) in Santiago (Photo: OPM Haiti) By Alexander Britell Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe visited Santiago, Chile, this week, attending the inauguration of President Michelle Bachelet and urging deeper ties with the Latin American region. In …

LaRocque: ICT Is the New Frontier For Caribbean Integration

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff Information and Communication Technology is the new frontier for regional integration in the Caribbean, CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque said in a speech Friday. The Secretary General, who was …

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 Above: SICA Headquarters in El Salvador By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has assumed the chairmanship of the Central American Integration System (SICA). Dominican President Danilo Medina assumed the role of President Pro Tempore of the regional body …

 Above: Foreign Minister Winston Dookeran By the Caribbean Journal tsaff The Caribbean’s integration movement needs to adapt to the effects of the global financial crisis. That’s the thesis put forward by Trinidad and Tobago Foreign Minister Winston Dookeran, who says …

 Above: CARICOM Headquarters By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean region needs closer integration, according to Pascal Lamy, director general of the World Trade Organization. Pointing to the history of the region, Lamy said the best way to honour the …

 Above: Fort de France, Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Given their proximity to the Eastern Caribbean and particularly St Lucia, the French departments of Martinique and Guadeloupe should be integrated with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States …

 Above: the OECS Regional Assembly in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Assembly will hold its first official sitting on Tuesday. The regional assembly, consists of a group of appointed government and opposition Parliamentarians …

 Above: flags at the CARICOM summit in Haiti (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT-AU-PRINCE — The Caribbean Community officially began its summit of regional leadership here Monday, a moment CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque called “historic.” Haiti is hosting the …

 Above: Cuba President Raul Castro (UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba has assumed the rotating presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, following the regional body’s summit in Santiago this weekend. Cuba President Raul …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly continued his visit to Chile this week vowing Haiti’s commitment to regional integration. The Haitian leader is in Santiago this week for the …

 Above: Suriname President Desi Bouterse (UN Photo/Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname President Desi Bouterse has taken over as CARICOM Chairman, following the completed term of St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas as chairman. “By …

 By Alexander Britell Damion Crawford, People’s National Party candidate for the East Rural St Andrew seat in Jamaica’s Parliament, attended Kingston College, and then went to the University of the West Indies, where he received a master’s degree in tourism …