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February 9th, 2014
Norwegian Getaway Begins First Voyage Out of Miami

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Norwegian Getaway, the largest ship to homeport year-round at PortMiami, has officially arrived in Miami and begun its first voyage.

February 9th, 2014
Jamaica to Receive $80 Million IDB Loan for 'Fiscal Sustainability'

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Jamaica will be receiving an $80 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank aimed at improving the “effectiveness and efficiency” of the country’s tax system.

February 7th, 2014
Haiti’s Martelly Meets With US’ Obama

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Haiti President Michel Martelly held his first-ever meeting with United States President Barack Obama on Thursday at the White House in Washington, DC.

February 7th, 2014
Haiti Tourism Ministry Signs Agreement With Mexican University

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Haiti’s Ministry of Tourism has signed an agreement with Mexico’s Anahuac University on academic, scientific and technological cooperation.

February 3rd, 2014
'Bunny Rugs' of Third World is dead

Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica --William ‘Bunny Rugs’ Clarke former lead singer of the popular band Third World has died in a Miami hospital.

January 30th, 2014
UN: Foreign Investment in Caribbean Tax Haven Dwarfs India and Brazil

By International Business Times

More foreign investment was pumped into the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven in the Caribbean, than some of the world's largest developing economies during 2013.

January 26th, 2014
UPDATE: Royal Caribbean cruise cut short after more than 600 are sickened

(CNN) -- A 10-day Royal Caribbean cruise ship will return two days early after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness, the cruise line said Sunday.

January 14th, 2014
UPDATE: Michael Misick Released on Bail

By Alexander Britell

Former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick was released on conditional bail by the Turks and Caicos Supreme Court on Monday.

January 11th, 2014
Pollution Agreement for the Caribbean gains further support

United Nations Environment Programme

The Dominican Republic has become the latest country from the Wider Caribbean Region to ratify the Protocol concerning Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities of Marine Pollution known as the LBS Protocol.

December 27th, 2013
UPDATE: St Lucia Says “Open For Business” Following Flooding

Caribbean Journal

St Lucia is “open for business” following heavy flooding that caused significant damage and at least five deaths in the country this week, Tourism Minister Lorne Theophilus said Thursday.



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