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US, Cuba Officially Restore Diplomatic Relations, Reopen Embassies

 New embassies in Washington and Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff In a historic moment for the region, the United States and Cuba reopened their respective embassies in Washington and Havana on Monday morning, officially restoring diplomatic relations. American and …

Haiti PM Visits Washington

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe is visiting Washington, DC this week. The purpose of the Prime Minister’s visit is to urge donors to mobilize funds toward …

Cuba, United States Hold Semi-Annual Talks on Migration

 Above: Washington By the Caribbean Journal staff Officials from Cuba and the United States met on Wednesday to discuss implementation of the 1994 and 1995 US-Cuba migration accords. The talks, which are held semi-annually, were led by the United States’ …

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 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly departing for Washington, DC (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly departed the country on Tuesday for a visit to Washington, DC, the National Palace announced in a statement. The …

 Above: the exhibition at the Jamaican Embassy in Washington (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new exhibition at the Jamaican Embassy in Washington, DC looks celebrates the richness and variety of Jamaican culture. The exhibition, “Roots and Culture …

 Above: OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza and ACS Secretary General Alfonso Munera Cavadia in Washington (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza and Association of Caribbean States Secretary General Alfonso …

 Above: OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza (right) and SICA Secretary General Hugo Martinez in Washington, DC (Photo: Organization of American States) By the Caribbean Journal staff Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza met Friday with his …

 Above: Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell departed the country Thursday for a visit to Washington. Mitchell is traveling to the US to participate in the annual meetings at …

 Above: the Ronald Reagan Building By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the Caribbean’s biggest source market for tourism, but the region is now looking to the United States for a wave of new investment. Around 200 US investors and entrepreneurs …

 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar at the UN this week (Photo: OPM Trinidad) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar held talks with Inter-American Development Bank Luis Alberto Moreno Wednesday in Washington. The talks focused …

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There are “significant” problems in the way the United States delivers aid to Haiti, according to a report from the Washington-based Center for Economic and Policy Research. The report, Breaking Open …

 Above: Grenada Foreign Minister Nickolas Steele and OAS SG Jose Miguel Insulza (OAS Photo/Maria Patricia Leiva) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Foreign Minister Nickolas Steele met Thursday in Washington with Jose Miguel Insulza, the Secretary General of the Organization …

 Above: the World Bank’s headquarters in Washington By the Caribbean Journal staff The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the Inter-American Development Bank have begun talks on their potential commitments for Jamaica’s IMF programme, Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips …

 Above: Bahamas Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder and OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza met Friday with Bahamas Financial Services Minister Ryan Pinder …

 Above: OAS ASG Albert Ramdin and Rosny Desroches, Civil Society Representative of Haiti in Port-au-Prince (Photo: OAS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti recently hosted a technical mission from the Organization of American States led by Assistant Secretary General Albert …

 Above: Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow has left for Washington, DC for a series of high-level talks with multilateral institutions, his office said in a statement. Barrow, who departed Thursday, …

 Above: Sophia Martelly (right) in Washington (Photo: OFL) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly arrived in Washington Monday to attend the 19th International AIDS Conference. Martelly, who is being hosted in Washington by Haiti Ambassador to …

 Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe is heading to Washington, DC for a meeting with Haiti’s technical and financial partners this week. Lamothe’s visit to America’s capital will …