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Jimmy Carter Cuts Short Guyana Election Visit, Citing Health

 Above: Former US President Jimmy Carter with Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Jimmy Carter has cut short a visit to Guyana ahead of the country’s national elections set for Monday, citing a …

New York’s Andrew Cuomo to Lead Trade Mission to Cuba

 Above: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo By the Caribbean Journal staff New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo is planning to lead a trade mission to Cuba this year, he announced. The mission is one of a series of six foreign …

Colombia’s Promotion Agency Rebrands With an Expanded Mission

 Above: Cartagena By the Caribbean Journal staff Since 1992, Colombia’s promotion agency has been Proexport, with a mission to promote all exports, from energy to tourism. Now, the country has announced a rebranding and an expanded mission, all under a …

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 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A team from the International Monetary Fund was set to begin a visit to Jamaica on Wednesday to conduct the fifth review of Jamaica’s performance under the Extended Fund Facility.” The …

 Above: Dubai By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas sent a ministerial delegation to Dubai last week, seeking “much needed new capital and investment,” the government said. The delegation, which was led by Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell, included Financial Services …

 Above: UN peacekeepers in Haiti (UN Photo/Jesus Serrano Redondo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations Security Council voted Thursday to extend the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti until mid-October of 2014. The unanimous vote also slightly reduced the …

 Above: UN peacekeepers in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff A deployment of Canadian Armed Forces will be joining the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti, Canada’s government announced Wednesday. A 34-member CAF platoon from Quebec will …

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The IMF has lowered its growth forecast for Haiti to 3.4 percent from 6.5 percent, the Fund announced following the visit of a mission to Haiti. Despite what it called a …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff An electoral observation team with 16 members from 11 countries arrived in Grenada earlier this week ahead of the country’s Feb. 19 election. Now, the OAS and Grenada have signed an …

 Above: Basseterre, St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund has downgraded its growth outlook for St Kitts and Nevis for 2012 from 0 to -0.7 percent, it said following the conclusion of a mission …

 Above: Officials during the Honduras visit By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic recently sent a trade mission to Honduras to hold talks with local entrepreneurs and business industry associations, looking to expand trade between the two countries. The …