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Guyana, TSA Sign Cooperation Agreement on Aviation Security

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority has secured an agreement with the United States of America Transportation Security Administration to engage in cooperation on civil aviation issues. The agreement’s terms include the development and modernization of the …

LIAT Urging Passengers to Arrive Early for Flights From Trinidad

 Security checks lead to delays By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT has issued an advisory stating that, while it is operating its standard scheduled services to and from Trinidad, travelers should expect delays due to extensive airport authority security checks at …

St Kitts’ New Security Plan

 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, …

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 Above: the CLEAR opening ceremony By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Navigating America’s most popular gateway to the Caribbean, Miami International Airport, got a little easier this morning with the launch of CLEAR, a service which promises to speed outbound passengers …

 Above: US Vice President Joe Biden By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Joe Biden will be hosting the first-ever Caribbean Energy Security Summit later this month. The summit will be held in Washington, DC on Jan. 26. …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly with Ecuador President Rafael Correa in Quito (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met Monday with Ecuador President Rafael Correa in Quito. The meeting …

 Above: United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti (UN Photo/Jesus Serrano Redondo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations Security Council has extended the MINUSTAH peacekeeping mission in Haiti for one year, the world body announced Tuesday. The mission’s mandate was …

 Above: Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza (OAS Photo/Patricia Leiva) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of American States will be sending a technical assistance mission to Colombia on cyber security, the regional organization announced. The …

 Above: Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Jamaica is planning to spend $22 million USD over the next two years on aviation safety and security, according to Leroy Lindsay, director general of …

 Above: CARICOM Headquarters in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM and Spain will be cooperating on a $1.1 million regional programme for 2013 to 2014. The project will focus on youth and gender issues, along with youth entrepreneurship, according …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff As transnational crime continues to plague the Caribbean region, Jamaica said this week that it is looking to renew its security agreements with Cuba. Jamaican National Security Minister Peter Bunting recently traveled to …

 Above: a LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT has added a security charge of $1.25 per one way trip in response to what it called “rising security demands and spiraling security costs.” The fee will apply to all …

 Above: St Eustatius By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Security and Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten is on a four-day visit to the Caribbean, with stops in Aruba, Saba and St Eustatius this week. In Aruba, Opstelten will be consulting with …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar hosted Serge Letchimy, the president of Martinique’s Regional Council, for talks in Port of Spain on Thursday. The two sides discussed issues including energy, …

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor Last week’s assault on Vincent Simpson, the brother of Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller has left Jamaica in shock. When coupled with the recent late-night burglary of the Minister of National Security, it leaves the impression to …

 Above: Antigua National Security Minister Dr Errol Cort (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Should the Eastern Caribbean have its own regional coast guard and police force? That’s the proposal being put forth by Antigua and Barbuda National Security …

 Above: Haiti Secretary of State for Public Security Reginald Delva (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell NORTH MIAMI — Haiti plans to increase the size of the Haitian National Police to a force of around 15,000 by 2016, according to Reginald …

 Above: US Attorney General Eric Holder and Haiti President Michel Martelly (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT-AU-PRINCE – The United States will continue its “best efforts” to ensure regional security in the Caribbean, Attorney General Eric Holder said at a …