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US State Department Officials Visiting Haiti, Dominican Republic

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Two top United States officials are visiting Haiti and the Dominican Republic this week. Counselor Thomas A Shannon and Special Coordinator for Haiti Thomas C Adams are traveling to the two …

Supporting Cuba’s Entrepeneurs

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States’ approach to Cuba in large part about “empowering the Cuban people and Cuban civil society,” the State Department said Friday in a statement. The State Department said in a media …

United States Sends Envoy to Cuba

 Above: US Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S Jacobson By the Caribbean Journal staff A United States envoy is visiting Cuba this week for talks aimed at re-establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries. US Assistant Secretary …

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 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Officials from the United States and Cuba met in Havana this week for talks on the implementation of the two countries’ 1994 and 1995 migration accords. The discussions, which were held on Thursday, …

 Above: the new base (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has officially inaugurated a new naval base in Les Cayes. The project, which was funded by the government of Canada, is primarily aimed at intercepting drug traffickers. …

 Above: Tom Kelly By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States and the Bahamas are set to sign a new Memorandum of Understanding on Counter-Piracy, the US State Department announced this weekend. Tom Kelly, the Acting Assistant Secretary of State …

 Above: Haiti’s northwest coast (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nation’s International Organization for Migration has received $100,000 from the United States Department of State for a programme that discourages “dangerous irregular migration” from Haiti’s northwestern coast. …

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The tempo of drug enforcement actions in Haiti remains “stubbornly low,” according to the United States State Department’s recently-released 2013 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report. Haiti remains a transit point for …

 Above: the Caracol Industrial Park (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States has disbursed more than $2.5 billion in Haiti since the earthquake in January 2010, according to a State Department release issued Wednesday. That number …

 Above: Carnival in Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff The US State Department has issued a travel warning to US citizens on traveling to or living on Haiti, citing the current security situation. The warning replaces the previous travel warning …