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Panama President Martinelli Arrives in Trinidad for Investment Conference

 Above: Martinelli upon his arrival to Port of Spain (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli has arrived in Trinidad and Tobago for the Caribbean Investment Forum in Port of Spain, which begins Monday. Martinelli is …

Panama President to Visit Trinidad

 Above: Panama and Trinidad’s leaders in Panama City last month (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli will visit Trinidad next week for the Caribbean Investment Forum. Martinelli hosted a visit by Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla …

Panama’s Martinelli Hosts Former Uruguay President Tabaré Vazquez

 Above: Tabaré Vásquez and Ricardo Martinelli By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Uruguay President Tabaré Vázquez paid a visit Tuesday to President Ricardo Martinelli. Vazquez, who is in Panama to participate as a keynote speaker at a forum on Regional …

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 Above: New Brazilian Ambassador to Haiti Jose Luiz Machado e Costa By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s President Michel Martelly received the credentials Tuesday of the new ambassadors from Brazil and Panama. Brazil’s new ambassador is Jose Luiz Machado e …

 Above: the delegation in Panama City By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli held talks Monday with Ambassador John McCarthy, the Special Envoy for Latin America of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. In what was characterized as “open …

 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli at the opening of the irrigation project (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli has opened a new irrigation project in the Tonosi Valley that could benefit some 5,000 residents of …

 Above: a rendering of the planned JW Marriott in Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott’s JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts will open a new JW Marriott hotel in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic in 2014, the company …

 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli and Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar during the visit (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following her visit to Panama in March, Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar held bilateral talks in Panama City with President …

 Above: US President Barack Obama and Panama President Ricardo Martinelli (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Connectivity is key to the integration of the Americas, according to Panama President Ricardo Martinelli, who was speaking at the Sixth Summit of …

 Above: construction work on Panama’s new Metro project (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Construction on Panama City’s new Metro is moving forward, with 30 percent of the project completed, according to the government. The first tests runs will …

 Above: The meeting in Antigua (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli and Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla met in Antigua, Guatemala Saturday to analyze strategies on the fight against drug trafficking in the region. The …

 Above: the Panamanian and Puerto Rican delegations (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli and Foreign Minister Roberto Henriquez received Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño for talks Wednesday about future investment and trade. Martinelli said Panama …

 Above: Panama City (Photo: Panama Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama is among the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean most-suited to attract capital for low-carbon investment, according to a report from market research firm Bloomberg New Energy …

 Above: Daniel Ortega and Ricardo Martinelli (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli and Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega agreed to encourage and deepen their two countries’ cooperation on security matters and the fight against transnational crime. …

 Above: Dominica and Panama’s Permanent Representatives to the OAS (OAS Photo/Patricia Levia) By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Dominica and Panama signed an agreement in Washington today to establish formal diplomatic relations between the two countries. Dominica and …

 Above: President Ricardo Martinelli launching the programme (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing a trend that has made its way across the Caribbean, from Antigua to Guyana, the government of Panama has delivered the first computers to families …

 Above: Panama City By the Caribbean Journal staff Banco BBVA Panama today signed an agreement with the IFC to provide $25 million to the bank to support its efforts to expand lending to farmers and small and medium-sized enterprises. SMEs …

 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Panama President Ricardo Martinelli (centre) at the Palacio de Las Garzas (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Trinidad and Tobago and Panama have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the …