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Op-Ed: China and the Caribbean

 By Erik NeffOp-Ed Contributor IT HAS BEEN NO SECRET that China has taken a strategic economic interest in the Caribbean region. China’s intention to expand its financial influence has been crystal clear — it is seeking new political alliances and …

Haiti and Cote d’Ivoire Sign Pair of Cooperation Agreements

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and Cote d’Ivoire Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and Cote d’Ivoire have signed a pair of cooperation agreements, according to the office of Haiti Prime …

Op-Ed: Haiti and the Caribbean

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor LAST WEEK, for the first time in its history, Haiti hosted the CARICOM Heads of Government Summit in Port-au-Prince. Michael Martelly the President of Haiti, with a great deal of pomp and circumstance, opened the conference, …

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 Above: Haiti Ambassador to the Bahamas Antonio Rodrigue and Minister for Grand Bahama Dr Michael Darville (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Ambassador to the Bahamas Antonio Rodrigue arrived in Grand Bahama for a visit Friday, citing the …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe in Hanoi with PM Nguyen Tan Dung (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and Vietnam are continuing to increase bilateral trade, following record levels in 2011, according to the government of …

 Above: Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan with Jamaican Culture Minister Lisa Hanna during his trip By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan have signed a series of cooperation agreements following bilateral talks …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil is stepping up its cooperation with the government of St Lucia, buoyed by a trade volume of around $3 billion per year between the two countries. The two countries have negotiated for the deployment …

 By Hon. Sen. Don MeredithOp-Ed Contributor As the people of the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago reach a historic milestone, it is both a time to celebrate the successes of the past and the opportunities that lie ahead. It …

 Above: Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago President George Maxwell Richards will appoint James Lambert as a new government senator to replace the departed David Abdulah. The move was announced by Prime Minister …

 Above: the region near the Massacre River in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff Trade with Haiti has become of vital importance to the Dominican Republic, according to Dominican Economy Minister Temistocles Montas. The country’s strong relations with …

 Above: the area near the Massacre River in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has signed a $54.7 million agreement with the European Union for a programme of bilateral cooperation with Haiti aimed at promoting …

 Above: Bridgetown By the Caribbean Journal staff The next phase of the CARICOM Trade and Competitiveness Project is set to launch Monday in Barbados at the Island Inn Hotel. The CARICOM-CIDA project, which is a contribution agreement between the government …

 Above: Cayo Espanto, Ambergris Caye, Belize By Alexander Britell One of three non-island members of CARICOM, Belize is among the gateways to South America for the Caribbean. While the country has suffered from the downturn like the rest of the …

 Above: President Bharrat Jagdeo speaking at the forum (Photo: GIA) Guyana and China signed an agreement today for a $4.68 million grant, the same amount agreed upon between China and Antigua on an economic cooperation deal. Finance Minister Ashni Singh …