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A Major New Caribbean Biodiversity Project

 USAID launches initiative By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Agency for International Development and The Nature Conservancy have launched a major new project aimed at protecting critical marine ecosystems in the Caribbean. USAID launched the $12.5 million Caribbean Marine Biodiversity …

Barack Obama’s New Caribbean Push

 Above: US President Barack Obama By Alexander Britell It’s been six years since United States President Barack Obama made his first visit to the Caribbean, on the occasion of the Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain. And it’s …

Haiti: USAID, Brana Brewery Sign Agreement on Sorghum

 Above: the Brana brewery makes Prestige beer, among other beverages By the Caribbean Journal staff USAID and Haiti’s Brana Brewery have signed a memorandum of understanding aiming to source sorghum locally in Haiti. Brana, which is a subsidiary of Heineken, …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: US Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen By the Caribbean Journal staff Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen says she is “deeply concerned” over a new report about US reconstruction efforts in Haiti. Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican, released a Government Accountability Office report on the …

 Above: a farm in Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Agency for International Development has launched a new project aiming to boost what it says are at least 40,000 rural households in northern Haiti. The five-year, $88 …

 Above: Haiti (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti will soon be home to “Qatar City.” The multifaceted project is the product of an agreement signed this week by the US Agency for International Development and the government of …

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The second round of USAID’s LEAD business competition has launched in Haiti. The programme, which is implemented by the Pan American Development Foundation and funded by USAID, provides matching grants for …

 Above: Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly led a meeting this week to discuss the United States Agency for International Development’s food voucher progarmme in the country. The programme, which was …

 Above: Incoming US Ambassador to Haiti Pamela White (Photo: DOS) By the Caribbean Journal staff New United States Ambassador to Haiti Pamela White arrived in Haiti Wednesday to begin her tour of duty in the country. White, who was officially …

 (Photo: Clinton Bush Haiti Fund) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund has granted $850,000 to Fonds Haitien d’Aide a la Femme, a microfinance institution created and led by women. The grant will help hire and train …