Puerto Rico Governor Urges Congress, President to Begin Road to Statehood

Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño is urging US President Barack Obama and the United States Congress to implement the vote in last week’s referendum that signaled a desire for […]

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Dominica Swears In New President

Above: Dominica (Photo: Dominica Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s parliament has named Eliud Williams as its seventh president. Williams was officially sworn in Monday by Justice Brian Cottle. The choice was not without controversy, amid charges by the […]


Danilo Medina Takes Over as New President of Dominican Republic

Above: Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Danilo Medina is now officially the president of the Dominican Republic, following a ceremony today in Santo Domingo. Medina was sworn in by Dr Reynaldo Pared Perez, […]


Haiti's Martelly Returns Home, Renews Call for Confirmation of Prime Minister

Above: Haitian President Michel Martelly upon his arrival at Toussaint Louverture International Airport (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly returned to Haiti Monday morning after a two-week hospital stay in Miami following a pulmonary embolism. […]


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