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The Caribbean Community’s 2016 Plan

 Crime, strategy and the Caribbean Court of Jusice Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow has assumed the chairmanship of CARICOM, succeeding Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart. The six-month chairmanship began Jan. 1. “Our resolution is to continue to strengthen our integration …

Antigua Projecting Increase in Cruise Ship Calls

 A boost on the way By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Antigua and Barbuda is projecting growth for the upcoming winter season, with a six percent increase in cruise ship calls for the 2015-2016 period. The announcement follows Antigua and Barbuda’s participation …

Carnival’s New Internet Plan

 Aimed at social sharing By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line is now offering social media internet packages – featuring access to a variety of sites for just $5 a day – on half of its ships, with fleetwide implementation …

LATEST NEWS

 A new entrepreneurship drive in Guyana By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The government of Guyana has announced plans to promote small business and entrepreneurship opportunities throughout the country. Guyana Minister of Business and Investment, Dominic Gaskin (above), presented this plan this …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Timothy Harris shared the details of the Royal St Christopher and Nevis Police Force’s six-point security plan with residents this week. The multi-faceted approach stresses crime prevention, intelligence-led policing, …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grenadian Culture Minister Senator Brenda Hood is visiting Los Angeles this week to promote the country’s film commission. So far, she has met with American film actor Danny Glover, as well as …

 Above: a sea turtle By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s Department of Conservation Services has announced the completion of a management plan to deal with the conservation of the island’s resident green and hawksbill turtle populations. The main aim of …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is planning to implement a new tourism “action” agenda, the country said this week. The plans come after consultations with at least 50 tourism stakeholders in the public …

 Above: IDB headquarters in Washington By the Caribbean Journal staff The Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras assembled in Washington last week to outline a plan to promote “economic, social and institutional development in their countries.” Presidents Salvador Sanchez …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tobago’s government is planning a new push to combat crime, according to Chief Secretary Orville London. The new plan involves more cameras, the creation of a canine unit and greater surveillance …

 Above: the National Palace in Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic unveiled today what the country is calling an “ambitious and comprehensive” immigration plan aimed at dealing in part with the country’s ongoing citizenship issue involving …

 Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s government is shelving plans to put the question of gaming to a popular referendum, and will be moving the question to a vote by Parliament, the ruling One Bermuda Alliance party announced. …

 Above: Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica will soon be putting forth a draft Green Paper on a national Climate Change policy to Parliament, according to Environment Minister Robert Pickersgill. The policy and action plan will call for the …

 Above: the Ministry’s planning meeting (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ Ministry of Communication and Works is setting out a 10-year infrastructural development plan for the territory. The plan is the product of a two-day …

 Above: Bahamian Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder at the Nautilus Plant (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff While manufacturing Bahamian goods for export and local distribution is an important part of developing the country’s economy, energy costs are …