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Jamaica’s Million Tree Plan

 Above: Jamaica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new project in Jamaica aims to plant 1 million new trees in the country in the next four years. The project by SCJ Holdings Limited, is being undertaken in partnership …

St Kitts Projecting 1 Million Cruise Visitors For First Time

 Above: Port Zante in Basseterre, St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts is projecting to welcome 1 million cruise passengers in the 2014/2015 cruise season, according to the country’s tourist board. That would represent a 31.5 …

Jamaica’s Population “Not Likely to Exceed” 3 Million People

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s population is not likely to exceed 3 million people, according to the Planning Institute of Jamaica. The country currently has a population of around 2.71 million people, a number not …

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 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A proposed 48-month funding arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility for Jamaica would total $958 million, according to the International Monetary Fund. That number is significantly higher than the $750 million …

 Above: Haiti (Photo: JP/HRO) By the Caribbean Journal staff Sean Penn’s J/P Haitian Relief Organization has signed a grant with Haiti’s government for an $8.75 million project to help residents in J/P HRO-managed camps to return to their neighbourhoods. Haiti’s …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has reached its long-awaited agreement with the International Monetary Fund, the organization announced in a statement Friday. The staff-level agreement is on the key elements of an economic programme that …