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Paulwell: Jamaica Aiming to Introduce Liquefied Natural Gas By 2015

 Above: Jamaica Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is planning to introduce Liquefied Natural Gas in Jamaica by 2015, despite a recent decision by the government to remove itself from the process of fuel selection. In …

St Lucia: South Korean Energy Company Eyeing Green Investment

 Above: could St Lucia’s energy future lie in its famous pitons? By the Caribbean Journal staff Korea East-West Power, a subsidiary of South Korea’s Korea Electric Power Corporation utility, has reportedly expressed interest in making an investment in green energy …

Barbados and South Korea Pledge to Strengthen Relationship

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados and South Korea are pledging to strengthen their existing ties and forge closer relationships in several areas, Bajan Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and South Korean Ambassador to Barbados Hwang Won-Jun …

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 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque has begun an official visit to South Korea. While in the country, LaRocque will attend the Second High-Level Forum on Korea-Caribbean Partnershipo, which will …

 Above: Barbados FM Maxine McClean and South Korean Special Envoy Min Dong-seok (UN Photos/Erin Siegal and Pierre-Michel Virot) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados, as a small island state, needs a multidimensional security strategy, according to Foreign Minister Senator Maxie …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of marine specialists from South Korea are in Grenada this week to begin work on a marine research project. The project, called “Research on the South and Southeast Coast …

 Above: Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez and South Korean Public Administration Minister Maeng Hyung-kuy (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez met Tuesday with South Korean Public Administration and Security Minister Maeng Hyung-kyu. The Korean …

 Above: Guyanaese President Donald Ramotar, Japanese PM Yoshihiko Noda and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (UN Photos/Brian Schneider and Mark Garten) By the Caribbean Journal staff A series of countries, including South Korea, Algeria and Japan have expressed their congratulations …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of South Korea will be providing $470,000 to Grenada to help the country with a coastal management initiative. The aid package is part of an agreement signed between Grenadian Environment Minister Joseph Gilbert …

 Above: Ambassador Hiroshi Yamaguchi with Jamaican Culture Minister Olivia Grange earlier this year (Photo: Ministry of Culture) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following similar conferences between Caribbean nations and both China and South Korea, CARICOM presented a regional showcase this …

 Above: the Chinese embassy in Kingston By Alexander Britell China’s involvement – and influence – in the Caribbean region has grown rapidly over the last several years – from the construction of new national sports stadiums to large-scale infrastructure projects. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan has pledged what it called an “unshakable commitment” to joint projects it is overseeing in St Kitts and Nevis. “I will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that Taiwan continues to pledge its unshakable …

 Above: Antigua PM Baldwin Spencer and South Korea FM Kim Sung Hwan (UN Photos: Eskinder Debebe and JC McIlwaine) By Alexander Britell China has been extending its influence and investment in the Caribbean region over the last several years, highlighted …