Michael Misick Arrested in Brazil; UK Seeks Former TCI Premier's Extradition

Above: former TCI Premier Michael Misick By Alexander Britell Former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick has been arrested at the Santos Dumont Airport in Rio de Janeiro by Brazilian Federal Police, according to the TCI Special Investigation and Prosecution […]

CJ Interviews

Interview with Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe

Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (UN Photo/ J Carrier)   By Alexander Britell Haiti is trying to move the process of reconstruction into a higher gear. While the country’s GDP has been growing at a strong pace, natural disasters […]

CJ Interviews

Interview with Barbados Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy

Above: Tourism Minister Richard Sealy (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell The Caribbean tourism sector is in a period of change, as the region seeks to emerge from the global downturn. As Caribbean nations like Barbados look to move beyond the […]

CJ Interviews

Cayman and the US Campaign: An Interview with Richard Coles

Above: Georgetown, Grand Cayman By Alexander Britell While places like Virginia and Florida will mean the most to the upcoming presidential election in the United States, another location has been popping up disproportionately during the campaign: the Cayman Islands. Since […]

Haiti, Ecuador Sign Tourism Agreement

Above: Ecuador Tourism Minister Freddy Ehlers and Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and Ecuador signed a tourism cooperation agreement Thursday at a ceremony in Quito. Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin joined […]

Interview with Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly

Above: Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly By Alexander Britell Sophia Martelly has been Haiti’s First Lady since May 14, 2011, when her husband, President Michel Martelly, took office. The First Lady, who has four children, has focused on several initiatives […]


Keshorn Walcott Wins Gold for Trinidad and Tobago in Men's Javelin Throw

Above: the Olympic Stadium (Photo: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago finished the Olympics in golden fashion, with Keshorn Walcott winning gold in the men’s Javelin Throw. Walcott’s top throw reached 84.58 metres, a new national […]

Kirani James Wins Gold in 400M, Earns Grenada's First-Ever Medal

Above: Kirani James Boulevard in St Georges, Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff London’s Olympic Stadium track has a new name: Kirani James Boulevard. Grenada’s Kirani James won the gold medal in the 400 metres, the first-ever medal […]

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Wins 100M Gold, Campbell-Brown Takes Bronze

Above: the Olympic Stadium (Photo: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce defended her Olympic title from Beijing to win the Olympic Women’s 100 metre final and bring Jamaica its first gold in London. Jamaica won a second […]


William Hague: United Kingdom Has "Strong Interest" in Supporting Haiti

Above: UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (Photo: FCO) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met with United Kingdom Foreign Secretary William Hague in London, where he is leading the Haitian […]

Haiti Olympic Diary: Samyr Laine on the Beginning of an Adventure

By Samyr Laine CJ Special Contributor This is my first Caribbean Journal Olympic Diary entry and I’m writing it during a hiatus I’m taking from packing for my upcoming adventure, which will no doubt be the biggest of my life. […]

Haiti-Dominican Republic Border Region Shaken by 5.1-Magnitude Earthquake

Updated: 7/8, 11:15 AM Above: Barahona in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff A 5.1-magnitude earthquake shook the area of El Cachon in the Dominican Republic near the border with Haiti Saturday, according to the United States Geological […]


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