Jamaica close to agreeing Goat Islands deal

The Jamaican government has revealed that it is close to signing an initial framework agreement with the China Harbour Engineering Company on a proposed US $2bn Chinese financed investment in a transhipment port and manufacturing zone.

Costa Rica to seek court ruling on Nicaragua maritime border dispute

President Laura Chinchilla announced on 24 February that Costa Rica would file a complaint against Nicaragua at the International Court of Justice in order to establish their maritime borders.

Castro says new approach required by unions

In a major address to the Cuban Trades Union movement, Raúl Castro has redefined the future role of the
trades union movement, set out the way in which it has to adapt, and made clear that wage reform will
take time.


Taken from our publications Caribbean Insight, Central America Briefing and Cuba Briefing