UNWTO's Vogeler: British APD "Needs to Be Addressed"

Above: a British Airways flight By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — The United Kingdom’s Air Passenger Duty, a tax levied on flights originating in the country, “creates an obstacle to job creation and economic growth” in many destinations, including […]


UK Formally Requests Extradition of Former TCI Premier Michael Misick

Above: Former TCI Premier Michael Misick By Alexander Britell The United Kingdom is formally requesting the extradition of former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick this month, the TCI announced in a statement Wednesday. Misick was arrested under an Interpol […]


Michael Misick Arrested in Brazil; UK Seeks Former TCI Premier's Extradition

Above: former TCI Premier Michael Misick By Alexander Britell Former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick has been arrested at the Santos Dumont Airport in Rio de Janeiro by Brazilian Federal Police, according to the TCI Special Investigation and Prosecution […]


Barbados Tourism Minister: Winter Season "Will Be An Improvement"

Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ winter tourist season “will be an improvement on where it was last year,” according to Tourism Minister Richard Sealy. The Minister said there were a number of “encouraging developments” that […]

Hague: Turks and Caicos Elections Mark "Return to Democratic Government"

Above: British Foreign Secretary William Hague (Photo: FCO) By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Islanders will head to the polls on Friday, a “significant step” on the path to democracy, according to British Foreign Secretary William Hague. The […]

UK Team in Montserrat to Review Strategic Growth Programme

Above: Little Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff A team from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development is in Montserrat to examine whether has Montserrat has met its six-month milestones in the Strategic Growth Programme. The move comes after […]


Montserrat Plans New Town Development

By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Montserrat is preparing the development of a new town in Little Bay that could create 750 jobs, according to Governor Adrian Davis. Davis said he was pleased with the progress being made […]

Interview with Jamaican Minister of National Security Peter Bunting

By Alexander Britell GRENADA – The seventh UK-Caribbean Forum that met in Grenada earlier this month looked at a range of areas of cooperation as the Caribbean and the UK open up a “new and more modern relationship” going forward. […]

UK, Caribbean Open Up "New and More Modern Relationship" in Grenada Talks

Above, from left: Saint Kitts and Nevis Foreign Minister Sam Condor and United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Wiliam Hague (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell GRENADA — The United Kingdom and the Caribbean began talks today aimed at renewing and revitalizing their […]


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