Hess Sells Oil Terminal in St Lucia

By the Caribbean Journal staff The sale of Hess’ oil storage terminal in St Lucia has been confirmed, the government said Tuesday. Hess CEO John Hess reportedly communicated the news by telephone to St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony. […]


Trinidad Government, BP Optimistic Over Latest Seismic Results

Above: the talks in Trinidad this week (Photo: TME) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s Energy Minister and BP are viewing a recent seismic survey off the coast of the country with a “high degree of optimism,” according to a […]


Trinidad "Ready to Partner" With Uganda on Energy Sector

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad stands “ready to partner” with Uganda as that country seeks to develop its oil and gas sector, according to Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine. The Minister held talks this […]


Trinidad, Venezuela Talk Oil

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Venezuela held talks this week on the “unitization of cross-border hydrocarbon reservoirs” between the two countries. It was the second time the two countries had convened the […]

Bill Clinton: Puerto Rico Can Lead Entire Caribbean Toward Energy Independence

Above: Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla and former US President Bill Clinton   By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico has a large-scale solar project in the works, along with a pair of new wind farms. And if it plays its cards […]

Trinidad and Tobago Joins UN World Tourism Organization

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has officially become a member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai announced this week. Trinidad, which, unlike much of the […]


Trinidad's Persad-Bissessar, Grenada's Mitchell Meet in Port of Spain

Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Grenada PM Keith Mitchell By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar hosted Grenada Prime Minister Keith Mitchell for talks on Thursday in Port of Spain. The visit marked Mitchell’s first overseas […]

PetroCaribe Member States Agree to Establish "Economic Zone"

Above: the summit in Caracas By the Caribbean Journal staff The seventh PetroCaribe summit in Caracas concluded this weekend with an agreement by member countries to establish a PetroCaribe “economic zone.” The move would expand the PetroCaribe oil agreement, which […]

Finding Harmony Between South African and Jamaican Cuisine

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor I recently had the opportunity to travel to the southernmost point of the African continent – South Africa- an experience I will not soon forget and highly recommend. I was lucky enough to stay in […]

CJ Politics

Belize Reports "Encouraging" Oil Discovery in Orange Walk District

Above: Parliament in Belmopan By the Caribbean Journal staff Maranco Energy Belize Limited, which is currently searching for oil in the Orange Walk District in the country’s northeastern region, has discovered an “encouraging oil show,” according to the government. The […]

As Haiti Develops Tourism Sector, It Looks to Aruba for Inspiration

Above: Aruba PM Mike Eman and Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By Alexander Britell In a region with few natural resources, tourism is to the Caribbean as oil is to the Middle East. To be sure, some countries […]

Op-Ed: Chavez and the Caribbean

By David Rowe Op-Ed Contributor What be will the impact of Hugo Chavez’s death upon the Caribbean and the Hemisphere at large? It’s likely that, eventually, the bilateral relationship between Venezuela and Cuba, which was predicated on the personal relationship […]


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