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Jamaica Readies for Investment Forum

 Above: the Montego Bay Convention Centre By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is readying to host the second-ever Jamaica Investment Forum in Montego Bay next week. The conference, which is being hosted at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, will focus …

Barack Obama’s New Caribbean Push

 Above: US President Barack Obama By Alexander Britell It’s been six years since United States President Barack Obama made his first visit to the Caribbean, on the occasion of the Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain. And it’s …

US Vice President Joe Biden to Host Caribbean Energy Security Summit

 Above: US Vice President Joe Biden By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Joe Biden will be hosting the first-ever Caribbean Energy Security Summit later this month. The summit will be held in Washington, DC on Jan. 26. …

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 Above: Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will soon be receiving a $2 million grant from the government of Turkey, Antigua’s government announced this week. The …

 Above: Changsha, China By the Caribbean Journal staff Hundreds of executives from Latin America, the Caribbean and China recently gathered for the eighth China-Latin America and the Caribbean Business Summit. Last week’s summit, hosted in Changsha, China, focused on opportunities …

 Above: Port-au-Prince (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Ministers of Culture from across the Latin America and Caribbean region have begun a major conference in Port-au-Prince. The sixth Inter-American Meeting of Minister of Culture and Highest Appropriate Authorities …

 Above: Port of Spain (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Heads of government from CARICOM will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the first-ever CARICOM-Japan summit in Trinidad next week. The conference, which will be held …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff Leaders from across the Caribbean region assembled in Antigua and Barbuda this week for the 35th regular meeting of the CARICOM Conference of Heads of Government. The …

 Above: the Royal Oasis Hotel in Petion-Ville (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has officially begun the 11th Council of Ministers of PetroCaribe summit, which is taking place this weekend at the Royal Oasis hotel in Petion-Ville. It …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia has officially become a full member of the Venezuela-led ALBA Alliance. St Lucia acceded to the regional grouping at the end of July at the ALBA Presidential Summit in Ecuador. …

 Above: Roseau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Dominica will be hosting the Ninth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the PetroCaribe alliance. The decision to convene the summit in Dominica was made at …

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Fifth Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Association of Caribbean States began in Haiti on Tuesday. The summit officially began Tuesday at the Karibe Hotel in …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT-AU-PRINCE — CARICOM Heads of Government have endorsed a proposal by Haiti President and CARICOM Chairman Michel Martelly to work toward holding a US-CARICOM Summit within the next 12 months. …

 Above: Sha Zukang (UN Photo/Maria Elisa Franco) By the Caribbean Journal staff A total of nearly $513 billion was pledged by governments at this week’s Rio+20 conference on sustainable development in Rio. “From the very beginning, we have said that …