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Haiti’s Lamothe Attends Inauguration of Mexico’s New President

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe in Mexico (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe attended the inauguration of new Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico City on Saturday. Nieto succeeds former President …

Mexico President Felipe Calderon Inaugurates New Bridge to Belize

 Above: Mexican President Felipe Calderon (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Outgoing Mexican President Felipe Calderon has inaugurated the new “Chactemal” bridge on the border with Belize. In a release, Calderon said that, with the opening of the bridge, …

In Mexico, Haiti’s Art on Display

 Above: A Haitian student in Mexico shows his colleague one of the exhibition’s paintings (Photo: Embassy of Haiti in Mexico) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new exhibition in Mexico puts Haitian art at the forefront. “Haiti, Stories and Dreams” …

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 Above: the Grand Velas Riviera Maya By the Caribbean Journal staff World-renowned Spanish chef Juan Mari Arzak has been named the Gastronomic Ambassador for the Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort on Mexico’s Caribbean coast. Arzak, considered one of the leading …

 Above: the investment forum in Mexico (Photo: Embassy of Haiti in Mexico) By the Caribbean Journal staff Seeking to attract new investment from the Mexican market, Haiti recently concluded its first-ever Haitian Investment Forum in Mexico at the Camino Real …

 Above: Mexico President Felipe Calderon and Belize PM Dean Barrow in Mexico City (Photo: Embassy of Belize) By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow continued his regional tour Friday, meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderon to discuss …

 Above: the new Paradisus Cancun Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Paradisus Cancun Resort in Mexico will be opening Dec. 1, Melia Hotels International announced, the latest addition to the plethora of Cancun hotels. The property, which is …

 Above: Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow’s agenda for the next week includes official visits to Honduras and Mexico. Barrow departs Wednesday for an official visit to Honduras, at the invitation …

 Above: the view from the under-construction Best Western in Haiti (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline is continuing its growth, with a total of 125 hotels and 19,381 rooms in development as of …

 Above: the Princess Hotel in Belompan, Belize By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Belize and Mexico met for a two-day summit in Belmopan this week. The seventh meeting of the Belize-Mexico Bi-National Commission, which was held at the …

 Above: Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin (far right) with Haiti’s Latin American and Caribbean partners By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin met this week with representatives of 12 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to …

 Above: Haiti Ambassador to Mexico Guy Lamothe and Mexican Secretary of Tourism Gloria Guevara Manzo (Photo: MTH) By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Haiti and Mexico have signed a Memorandum of Understanding focusing on the tourism sector. The …

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor The Obama administration is criticized for not having a distinct Caribbean policy, although that criticism may be too harsh. The administration, through the steady hand of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, has taken a strong anti-narcotics, …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño at the hearing in Washington By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño is calling on US President Barack Obama and federal law enforcement officials to establish a US Caribbean Border Initiative …

 Above: Jamaican Ambassador Paul Robotham and Haitian President Michel Martelly By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Michel Martelly received the credentials of three new envoys to Haiti Tuesday, the latest in a series of new ambassadors to the …

 Above: Mexico and CARICOM begin talks in Barbados Monday (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell BRIDGETOWN — Haiti’s reconstruction efforts will receive support following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Mexico and the Caribbean Community. Mexico signed the MoU …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar and Mexican Ambassador Francisco Olguin By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico’s new Ambassador to Guyana, Francisco Olguin, presented his letters of credence today as Mexico’s second-ever Ambassador to the country. The move came ahead of …

 Above: ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago (Photo: ECLAC) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean will host its 34th Session in San Salvador, El Salvador in August, following an agreement signed Tuesday. …