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Belize, Suriname Meet With OAS

 Above: OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza and Suriname Foreign Minister Winston Lackin (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Foreign Minister Wilfred Erlington held a meeting Wednesday in Cartagena with Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel …

Suriname Airline Returns to Guyana

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar welcoming the flight By the Caribbean Journal staff A flight by Suriname’s national air carrier touched down in Guyana Tuesday for the first time in six years, welcomed by Guyanese President Donald Ramotar and a …

UN’s Ban and UNASUR Chief Talk Falklands, Haiti Reconstruction

 Above: Secretary General of the Union of South American Nations Maria Emma Mejia Velez (UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe) By the Caribbean Journal staff United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Maria Emma Mejia Velez, the head of the Union of South …

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 Above: St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas (UN Photo/Evan Schneider) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM must continue to adapt and reinvent itself in the way it functions and operates, according to St Kitts and Nevis Prime …

 Above: Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz in Gold Cup play By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM will launch its Regional Sports Academy in Paramaribo Thursday. The inaugural group of students to the academy, which will be based in Suriname, will be presented …

 Above: Suriname FM Winston Lackin and OAS SG Jose Miguel Insulza (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyanese President Donald Ramotar and Suriname Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Lackin both held talks with OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza this …

 Above: Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyanese President Donald Ramotar will pay a working visit to Suriname President Desi Bouterse Friday. Bouterse has just returned to Suriname following a trip to Haiti with the CARICOM Bureau of Heads …

 Above: Paramaribo (Photo: IDB) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean governors of the Inter-American Development Bank met in Suriname Monday to discuss development challenges and opportunities in the region. It was the first annual meeting of the Governors of …

 Above: Suriname President Desi Bouterse (UN Photo/Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname President Desi Bouterse has taken over as CARICOM Chairman, following the completed term of St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas as chairman. “By …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s economy is projected to grow 1.7 percent in 2012, following an estimated 0.7 percent growth in 2011, according to data from the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. That …

 Above: Paramaribo (UNESCO Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $40 million loan that supports the government of Suriname’s financial sector reform programme. “Suriname has enjoyed robust and macro-economically balanced growth for the past …

 Above: CARIFESTA in 2006 in Port of Spain (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARIFESTA, the Caribbean festival of the creative and performing arts, will return after what will have been a five-year hiatus, with Suriname hosting the event …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Doing business is easier in St Lucia than anywhere else in CARICOM, according to the 2012 Doing Business report from the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation. St Lucia was ranked 52nd in the …

 Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotels will receive a boost from the Inter-American Development Bank, which is granting $2 million to help the tourism sector in eight regional countries improve their energy efficiency. The four-year …

 Above: Executive Producer Dr Keith Nurse By the Caribbean Journal staff “Forward Home,” a documentary which takes a look at the way the Caribbean diaspora travels, and its significant economic impact on the region, has been released on DVD following …

 Above: gold mining in Guyana (GIS Photo) Seeking to protect its rainforests, Guyana is working with neighbors Suriname and French Guiana to combat illegal gold mining in the region. The government held a workshop yesterday at the Guyana Forestry Commission …

 Solar panels in Andros, Bahamas By the Caribbean Journal Staff Greater levels of investment are vital if the Caribbean is serious about sustainable development, CARICOM Director of Sustainable Development Garfield Barnwell said last week in Suriname at the opening of …