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Barbados Reforms Tourism Authority

 Above: Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is reforming the Barbados Tourism Authority. The island announced this week that it would be reforming the original authority into two new divisions: Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc. and the Barbados Tourism Product …

Grenada Receives $10 Million Loan From Caribbean Development Bank

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Development Bank’s board of directors has approved a $10 million policy-based loan for Grenada. The loan will support the Grenadian government’s “reform priorities,” according to the CDB. The loan …

Doing Business in the Caribbean: CARIFORUM Needs Reform

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor THE RECENT report, Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, is one of a long-standing series of co-publications of the World Bank and International Financial Corporation, which records the global competitiveness of 189 …

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 Above: the Peligre hydro plant By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $25 million grant for energy sector reform in Haiti. The donation will include $22 million from the IDB Grant Facility and $3 million …

 Above: Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina (Photo: OPDR) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina has created a presidential commission to reform the country’s National Police. The move was conducted by presidential decree on Sunday. The primary …

 Above: the UN’s ASG for Human Rights in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff While Haiti is showing “encouraging signs of progress,” a number of challenges remain, particularly on the fronts of poverty and justice reform, according …

 Above: an irrigation channel in Haiti (IDB Photo/Paul Constance) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has received a $15 million grant from the Inter-American Development Bank to help modernize the country’s agricultural policies and institutions. The grant will be complemented …