The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) has awarded a record number of scholarships to 36 Caribbean-based students for a total of US$141,800 in funding to enable Caribbean nationals to pursue a higher education in hospitality and tourism fields.
Prime Minister of St. Lucia, Dr. Kenny Anthony signs the agreement with CDF's CEO, Ambassador Lorne McDonnough
The Government of Saint Lucia has signed a Grant Agreement with the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) for funding of the St Lucia National Trust (SLNT) Renewable Energy Project in the sum of 71,749 Euros.
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) calls on the Government of the Dominican Republic not to expel tens of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent. This follows statements by the Dominican Ministry of Interior and the Police which indicate their intention to expel Dominicans of Haitian descent whose citizenship status has not been regularised.
Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao (R) with Surinamese President Desi Bouterse in Beijing, 2013. Photograph: Xie Huanchi/Corbis
It would be hard to imagine a more striking contrast. On the one hand, there is the massive Suriname Aluminium works, a subsidiary of the US giant Alcoa.