Politics & Economy

China will fund the construction of a new hospital in Dominica, Gleaner Says

Julius Timothy, Dominica

According to the Gleaner, the Health Minister of Dominica, Julius Timothy, has said that China will construct a new hospital in Dominica. The preliminary design team has arrived in Dominica and construction could begin by mid 2013.

Timothy said construction was expected to begin in six to nine months.

Hillary and Bill Clinton open showcase industrial park in Haiti

Bill and Hilary Clinton in Haiti

Caracol, Haiti, October 22 - US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and a star studded deligation, including former US President Bill Clinton, inaugarated a 300 million 600-acre intustrial park seen as central to the US efforts to help Haiti recover from the effects of the devastating 2010 earthquate.

Among the luminaries on hand for the openiong were actors Sean Penn and Ben Fuller, British Business tycoon Richard Branson, and Fashion designer Donna Karan.

Royal Caribbean And Barbados Partner To Build $330 Million Cruise Terminal

Royal Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN – According to recent reports from our news partnerCaribbean News Now, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line is partnering with Barbados to build a brand new state-of-the-art cruise terminal on the island that will cost over $300 million. The new facility will accommodate some of the world’s largest cruise ships.

George Hutson, Barbados Minister of International Transport and International Business, announced the two year project.

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