CJ Politics

Jamaica Begins Session of Parliament

Above: Jamaica’s Parliament (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica officially began the 2013/2014 session of Parliament on Thursday with a ceremony at Gordon House. The session officially began with the Throne Speech delivered by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen. […]

CJ Politics

Grenada Prime Minister Vows Budget Before April 30 Deadline

Above: St George’s Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s government will deliver its budget in the next two to three weeks ahead of the April 30 deadline, according to Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell. The Prime Minister […]


OECS Assembly Holds First Session

Above: Antigua PM Baldwin Spencer at the OECS Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States held its first-ever session on Tuesday in Antigua. The assembly is made up of appointed members from both the governments […]


Barbados Announces New Cabinet

Above: Parliament in Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has announced his new Cabinet, following his Democratic Labour Party’s 16-14 election victory last week. The Cabinet includes 16 Ministers, excluding Stuart, with some […]

Grenada Dissolves Parliament; Election Date to Be Set Within 90 Days

Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell Grenada Prime Minister Tillman Thomas advised the country’s Governor General to dissolve Parliament Wednesday, paving the way for new elections, he announced in a national address Wednesday. Parliament had been prorogued since the […]

Grenada Selects Local Architects to Design New Parliament Building

Above: Grenada’s old Parliament building, which was severely damaged in 2004 (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenadian architecture firm COCOA Architecture has been selected to design the country’s new Parliament building, the government announced this week. COCOA was […]


Grenada PM Ends Session of Parliament

Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Prime Minister Tillman Thomas requested Governor General Sir Carlyle Glean to prorogue Parliament Monday, according to a statement released by Thomas’ office. The action brings the fourth session of the […]

Former Bahamas PM Ingraham Bids Farewell to Public Life in Abaco

Above: Former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham in Abaco By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham, whose Free National Movement government was ousted by the Progressive Liberal Party in the country’s May 7 vote, has bid farewell […]

Guyana's Case of the Missing Hansard

Above: Parliament in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff The Parliament office in Guyana has been given a period of two months to find and submit full Hansard records of the country’s National Assembly for the period January 1985 to […]

CJ Politics

Haiti's Martelly Asks Investors to Remain Calm After Resignation of Prime Minister

Above: Haitian President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly addressed the nation Friday night following the resignation of Prime Minister Garry Conille this morning, calling for both foreign and domestic investors to remain calm. […]

Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille Sends President Martelly His Resignation

Above: Former Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille (UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille has resigned his position, according to the office of Haitian President Michel Martelly. Martelly’s office said the President received Conille’s […]

Jamaica Readies Emergency Jobs Plan

Above: Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government is set to roll out its Jamaica Emergency Employment Programme (JEEP) before the end of the current financial year on March 31, according to Finance […]


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