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Antigua PM Appoints New Senators

 Above: Antigua’s Parliament (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff New Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has announced his appointments to the country’s Senate. Browne, whose Antigua Labour Party swept to power in the country’s recent elections, said …

Should the US Shift Its Policy on Cuba?

 Above: Havana, Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Senator Patrick Leahy is urging a new United States policy toward Cuba. Leahy was speaking this week following a recent Atlantic Council poll that found that a majority of American …

Two Former Jamaican Cabinet Ministers Resign From Senate

 Above: Jamaica’s Parliament By the Caribbean Journal staff Christopher Tufton and Arthur Williams, both former Cabinet Ministers, have tendered their resignation from Jamaica’s Senate. The decision by Tufton, a former Industry Minister in the previous Jamaica Labour Party government and …

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 Above: Former Senator Stanley Redwood By the Caribbean Journal staff Reverend Stanley Redwood has resigned as President of Jamaica’s Senate and is planning to move with his family to Canada, he announced this weekend. Redwood had served in the post …

 Above: the meeting in Panama City (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Pio Garcia-Escudero Marquez, the president of the Spanish Senate, visited Panama for talks with new Minister of the Presidency Roberto Henriquez. The two sides discussed preparations for …

 Above: Senator Sharon Wilson is sworn in as Senate President by Christine Brown of the Cabinet Office (BIS Photo/Parick Hanna) By the Caribbean Journal staff Attorney Sharon Wilson has been elected President of the Bahamian Senate, the first time a …

 Above: Prime Minister Perry Christie By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamian cabinet has made its final three appointments to round out the country’s new Senate. Former Senate President Sharon Wilson, former diplomat Joseph Curry and attorney Cheryl Bazard have …

 Above: Bahamian Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes and new Senator Kwasi Thompson (BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ Opposition Free National Movement’s senators were sworn in Wednesday at a ceremony at Government House. Governor General Sir …

 Above: Foreign Minister and Prime Minister Designate Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly expressed “satisfaction” at the Senate’s approval Tuesday night of Foreign Minister Laurent Lamothe as the country’s next Prime Minister, according to spokesperson …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff On-street solicitors, commonly known in the US Virgin Islands as “barkers,” will face a number of restrictions under a proposed law submitted to the Senate by Governor John de …