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ALBA Funding St Lucia Jobs Plan

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s National Initiative to Create Employment is getting a boost from its new relationship with the Venezuela-led ALBA alliance. The country announced this week that the ALBA Bank would …

The Caribbean’s Greatest Challenge

 By Zhivargo LaingCJ Contributor WE FACE many challenges in the Caribbean, but we need to pay special attention to the region’s most serious challenge – employment. Many thousands of our people are unemployed.  Thousands more are under-employed.  And many thousands …

Haiti Receives $15 Million IDB Grant For Agricultural Reforms

 Above: an irrigation channel (IDB Photo/Paul Constance) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is set to receive a $15 million grant from the Inter-American Development Bank to support reforms in the country’s agricultural sector. Farming currently accounts for around half …

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 Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Works Minister Dr Omar Davies at a JEEP project site earlier this year (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has received an $11.5 million USD grant from the PetroCaribe Fund …

 Above: St Kitts and Nevis PM Denzil Douglas and Haitian President Michel Martelly exchange gifts (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Job creation and a strengthened government capacity are the keys to Haiti’s recovery, according to Haitian President Michel …

 A Haitian supervisor for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s “Cash for Work” initiative, who relies heavily on her job to feed an extended family, is seen performing her duties. (UN Photo/Sophia Paris) By the Caribbean Journal staff The allocation …