Trinidad's Sharma Vows "Continuity" of Government Tourism Policy

Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff When Chandresh Sharma was tapped to take over Trinidad and Tobago’s Tourism Ministry from former Minister Stephen Cadiz earlier this month, there were questions over whether he would continue the policies […]


Bahamas to Host Caribbean Economic Policy Forum

Above: the Atlantis Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The second annual Caribbean Economic Policy Forum will be hosted at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas next week. The conference, which takes place Sept. 19-20, is being […]


Haiti Receives $15 Million IDB Grant For Agricultural Reforms

Above: an irrigation channel (IDB Photo/Paul Constance) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is set to receive a $15 million grant from the Inter-American Development Bank to support reforms in the country’s agricultural sector. Farming currently accounts for around half […]


Puerto Rico's Padilla Looking at Energy, Tourism in Economic Push

Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla is looking at reforming the country’s energy policy and harnessing the potential of tourism as part of his economic push. Puerto Rico recently passed […]

Durandis: The Closed Box in Haiti

By Ilio Durandis CJ Contributor SOMETIME IN THE 19TH CENTURY, in 1849 to be precise, long after Haiti’s independence from imperial France; there was an American slave, Henry “Box” Brown, who had himself mailed in a box to freedom. Henry […]

Op-Ed: Obama and the Caribbean

  By David Rowe Op-Ed Contributor IF UNITED STATES PRESIDENT Barack Obama’s foreign policy can be criticized, it can be on the basis that it has been somnolent and reactionary with regard to Caribbean policy. Neither the United States nor […]


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