News From the Caribbean

27 May
Antigua Observer
ECLAC to hold meetings examining the global crisis on small developing states
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 27, CMC – The performance of small states in the global economy will be discussed here when the second meeting of the Caribbean Development Roundtable (CDR) opens here on Wednesday.
25 May
(Caribbean Community Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Newly accredited Ambassador of Japan to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), His Excellency Yoshimasa Tezuka, has pledged to “do his best” to “provide all possible means for the development of CARICOM...
24 May
El Universal
Colombia es creativa e innovadora en el sistema de transporte sostenible
Nick Tyler, experto británico en transporte sostenible, sostuvo en el marco del congreso ‘Colombia Economía Verde’, realizado en Bogotá, este miércoles y jueves, que el comportamiento latinoamericano en materia de transporte, es el mismo en los últimos años.
09 May
The Bahamas
The Nassau Guardian, The Bahamas
New PM sworn in
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Perry Christie was sworn in as prime minister during a brief ceremony in the upper gardens of Government House yesterday afternoon.
08 May
The Guatemala Times
New Global Climate Change Accord Crucial
Defining the path for a new global climate change agreement is one of the five crucial areas in which progress needs be made in 2012, according to ministers and high-level officials who gathered for an informal meeting on May 4-5 in Bonn, the seat of the secretariat of the UN...
07 May
World Tourism Organization UNWTO
International tourism receipts surpass US$ 1 trillion in 2011
In 2011, international tourism receipts exceeded US$ 1 trillion for the first time, up from US$ 928 billion in 2010. In real terms, receipts grew by 3.8%, following a 4.6% increase in international tourist arrivals. An additional US$ 196 billion in receipts from international...
07 May
OAS Assistant Secretary General Meets with Young Haitian Business Leaders
A delegation of young Haitian businessmen traveled to Washington, DC this week to meet with OAS Assistant Secretary General Albert Ramdin. The delegation included investors in the tourism, manufacturing and transportation sectors.
06 May
El Nuevo Diario
François Hollande elegido presidente de Francia
François Hollande fue elegido el domingo presidente de Francia, con un 52% de los votos, derrotando al presidente conservador Nicolas Sarkozy, según proyecciones de resultados que marcan el primer vuelco a la izquierda de un gran país europeo desde el comienzo de la crisis que...
06 May
Caribseek News
Le Ministère du Tourisme d’Haïti choisit son nouveau logo et son nouveau slogan pour une campagne de communication visant à relancer le tourisme de loisir en Haïti
PORT-AU-PRINCE - A l’issue d’un concours lancé le 10 Mars 2012, le Ministère du Tourisme a sélectionné un nouveau logo et un nouveau slogan qui seront utilisés dans une campagne de communication visant à promouvoir Haïti comme destination touristique et à replacer le pays sur la...
05 May
OAS Secretary General Welcomes Confirmation of Haitian Prime Minister by Parliament
The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, congratulated the Haitian Parliament for “having demonstrated its will to advance toward the future and its capacity for compromise” with the confirmation of the Prime Minister Designate,...