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A St Kitts Highway Gets a Solar Boost, With Help from Taiwan

 Above: the new solar lights (Photo: Erasmus Williams) By the Caribbean Journal staff Approximately 36 solar light poles have now been installed along the Kim Collins Highway in St Kitts. The solar project is the result of financing from Taiwan, …

St Lucia to Maintain Ties With Taiwan

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony ended months of speculation Tuesday night in announcing that St Lucia would indeed maintain its diplomatic ties with Taiwan. He revealed the decision in a …

Taiwan to Continue Support for Dominican Republic Tech Sector

 Above: Dominican and Taiwanese officials in Santo Domingo (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan will continue its efforts to boost the Dominican Republic’s technological sector, Vice President Wu Den-yih said during a visit to Santo Domingo this week. …

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 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and Haiti’s delegation in Santo Domingo (Photo: By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly and Taiwan Vice President Wu Den-Yih held a private meeting Thursday in Santo Domingo. Martelly and Wu were in …

 By L Andrew S RiccioCJ Legal Contributor Grenada is an island nation better known for its beaches and diving than for petroleum production. But in 2004, RSM Production Corp., a US company, applied for a petroleum exploration license from Grenada. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia will not be “forced” into making a decision on its foreign policy as it concerns relations with China and Taiwan, according to Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony. St Lucia currently has diplomatic relations …

 Above: solar panels in St Kitts By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis’ cabinet has approved the waiving of taxes on a range of equipment that produces alternative energy, according to Information Minister Nigel Carty. The proposal, which …

 Above: the meeting in Grenada (Photo: OPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from China’s Export-Import Bank (Exim Bank) recently visited Grenada. Prime Minister Tillman Thomas said his government was “very appreciative” of the Chinese delegation’s visit, and that …

 Above: Deputy PM Philip Pierre A St Lucian delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Philip Pierre is heading to Taiwan the inauguration ceremony of President Ma Ying-jeou. Ma was elected to a second term following his victory in the January …

 Above: dancers from the National Taiwan University of Arts By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis’ new Performing Arts Centre welcomed a dance presentation by students from the National Taiwan University of Arts this week, a demonstration of what Ambassador Miguel …

 Above: Students from St Kitts and Nevis studying in Taiwan By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis students could head to Taiwan for vocational and technical training, following a visit to the country by St Kitts Education Minister …

 By Lincoln Depradine ST GEORGE’S – Government ministers in Grenada will take a 5 percent cut in pay starting next month, Finance Minister Nazim Burke has announced. He made the announcement Friday while presenting the country’s $378.9 million USD 2012 …

 Above: Technology Minister Glenn Phillip, Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas and Taiwanese Ambassador Miguel Tsao (Photo: Erasmus Williams) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the lead of similar Chinese projects in Guyana and Antigua, the government of Taiwan presented 2,000 …

 Above: PM Dr Denzil Douglas with Taiwanese Foreign Minister Timothy Chin-Tien Yang during a visit last year (Photo: CUOPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwanese Foreign Minister Timothy Chin-Tien Yang will lead a six-member delegation to St Kitts and Nevis …

 Above: Ambassador Camillo Gonsalves (UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras) By the Caribbean Journal staff Ambassador Camillo Gonsalves, St Vincent and the Grenadines’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has been holding talks with officials from Taiwan to discuss relations between the two …

 Above: the Taiwanese delegation (Photo: Erasmus Williams) By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan and St Kitts and Nevis are in final negotiations on an extradition treaty, the government announced. The talks began Monday in Basseterre. “No country by itself alone …

 Above: downtown St Georges, Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Grenada “will do whatever is necessary” to ensure that Maurice Bishop International Airport remains open as the government of Taiwan seeks to collect on a …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Grenadian Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation is working to find a solution to current financial issues at the Grenada Airports Authority relating to a lawsuit by the Taiwanese government. …