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Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic Sign 11 Cooperation Agreements

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic have signed a total of 11 bilateral agreements during a visit by Dominican President Danilo Medina to the American territory this week. The cooperation agreements cover areas including trade, …

Strong Summer Boosts Tourism to United States Virgin Islands

 Above: St John (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A strong summer season boosted tourism numbers for the United States Virgin Islands, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. After a sluggish winter tourist season, the US territory …

US Virgin Islands Gets Federal Grant for Tsunami Preparedness

 Above: St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands’ Territorial Emergency Management Agency will soon be receiving a $263,072 grant for tsunami preparedness. The grant is coming from the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, …

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 Above: the HOVENSA refinery in St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff The owners of the HOVENSA oil facility in St Croix have asked for an extension of the agreement governing the sales process for the property, the US Virgin …

 DOMINICA — THE ENTIRE island of Dominica is a veritable theme park for the adventure-inclined. And an adventurous drive in Dominica takes the art of the road trip to a whole new level. Driving here is almost an extreme sport, …

 Above: UK Minister for the Overseas Territories Mark Simmonds By the Caribbean Journal staff Mark Simmonds, the Minister for the Overseas Territories at the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will be visiting the Cayman Islands next week. Simmonds’ visit …

 Above: Puerto Rico Secretary of State Kennth McClintock By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Secretary of State Kenneth McClintock is urging US Congressional leaders to move forward on statehood for the island territory and “tear down” the “anachronistic” wall …