Jordan's King Abdullah II Visits Haiti

Above: King Abdullah II and Haiti President Michel Martelly By the Caribbean Journal staff Jordan’s King Abdullah II briefly visited Haiti this weekend as part of a wider trip to the United States and Spain. Abdullah’s visit featured a meeting […]


Haiti's Laurent Lamothe Meets With Canada's Julian Fantino

Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff A little over three months since he announced that Canada would be reviewing its long-term strategy with Haiti, International Cooperation Minister Julian Fantino chaired a meeting Friday with Haiti Prime […]


Haiti, Latin American Officials Hold Talks on Energy Sector

Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian officials were joined this week by members of the Latin American Energy Association for talks on the country’s energy sector. Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe led the working meeting, joined […]


Haiti's Laurent Lamothe Meets With Delegation from Spain

Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe with the Spanish delegation (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met Friday with a delegation led by Jesus Gracia Aldaz, Spain’s Secretary of State for International Cooperation and […]

President of Spain's Senate Visits Panama

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 […]

Haiti, With Help from Spain, Opens New Water Treatment Plant in Titanyen

Above: Haiti’s inauguration of the new treatment plant By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly inaugurated today a new wastewater treatment plant in the area of Titanyen. The 12.5-hectare project, which completed with help from the Spanish Agency […]


Jamaica's Young Footballers to Train with Spain's Valencia Academy

Above: the briefing at the Spanish Court hotel (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of 190 young footballers in Jamaica will play for the chance to train with Valencia Football Club in Spain this month, as part […]

Jamaica Eyes India for Investment

Above: India (Photo: IT) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) recently invited tenders for representatives in China and India, as the country hopes to capitalize on its proximity to the United States to promote investment. “We […]

REPSOL Begins Offshore Drilling in Guyana, CGX to Begin Next Week

Above: CGX Drilling COO Mike Stockinger, Noel Dennison of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission, Environment Minister Robert Persaud (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Oil firm REPSOL began offshore drilling in Guyana on Feb. 7, while Canadian firm […]


Should Spanish Language Instruction Be Compulsory in Jamaican Schools?

By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish Ambassador to Jamaica Celsa Nuno has issued an appeal for Jamaica’s Ministry of Education to make Spanish compulsory at all levels of the education system. Nuno, who is also the president of the Spanish-Jamaica […]

Spain Aids CARICOM in Haiti

Above: Haiti’s 200-year-old Citadelle Laferriere (UN Photo: Victoria Hazou) By the Caribbean Journal staff Spain’s government has enhanced its cooperation with CARICOM’s office in Haiti, committing to sustain the Caribbean Community’s regional office in the country. The funding, which is […]

Spain Gives Hand to Caribbean Agriculture

Above: Ambassador Nuno with Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham (FP: BIS) The Spanish government has donated $30 million to establish a regional Centre for Excellence in Advanced Technology for Agriculture, aiming to give a boost to Caribbean farming. The grant […]


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