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Radisson Closes in San Juan

 Above: the Radisson in San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff The Radisson Ambassador hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico has closed its doors. The company’s website reported that the “selected hotel is off-line and is not accepting reservations.” The …

Jamaica Launches Cybersecurity Strategy

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has officially launched a new “cybersecurity strategy” for the island. The strategy was launched at a ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in New Kingston earlier this week. The strategy …

New Zealand’s First-Ever Ambassador to the Caribbean Community

 Above: CARICOM Headquarters in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff New Zealand has named its first-ever Ambassador to the Caribbean Community. Jan Henderson, who is also accredited to a number of CARICOM Member States, presented her letters of credence to …

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 Above: Pedro Martinez, his wife Carolina Cruz Martinez and Dominican President Danilo Medina By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina has named Pedro Martinez as the country’s newest goodwill ambassador, following a meeting on Wednesday. Martinez’s new …

 Above: the National Palace in Santo Domingo (Photo: DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina has officially appointed Alejandro Zarzuela Arias as the country’s new Ambassador to Brazil. The Caribbean country’s new envoy had been serving …

 Above: the Bahamas (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Morocco has named its new Ambassador to the Bahamas. Ambassador-Designate Mohammed Benjilany presented his letters of credence to Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling in a ceremony last week. The ceremony …

 Above: Lithuania By the Caribbean Journal staff Th ebaltic state of Lithuania has named its first-ever Ambassador to CARICOM. Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaite was accredited to CARICOM on Monday. She is a former president of the United Nations Security Council and has …

 Above: CARICOM headquarters By the Caribbean Journal staff Sulé Oztunç has officially been accredited as Turkey’s Ambassador to CARICOM. The move is part of what seems to be a larger push by Turkey to deepen its ties with the Caribbean …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Argentina has named its first Ambassador to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. Ambassador Luis Beltran Martinez Thomas, who presented his credentials to OECS Director General Didacus Jules last week, will be …

 Above: New Brazilian Ambassador to Guyana Lineu Pupo de Paula and Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil has named its new Ambassador to Guyana, Lineu Pupo de Paula. The new Brazilian envoy recently presented his letters …

 Above: Hollice Mapp aka Mr Killa By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s government has named Caribbean soca artist Hollice Mapp as the country’s newest cultural ambassador. Mapp, whose stage name is “Mr Killa,” is being given an official passport. The …

 Above: Ambassador Bernadette Rathedi By the Caribbean Journal staff The African nation of Botswana has appointed its first-ever Ambassador to the Caribbean Community. Ambassador Bernadette Rathedi was accredited as the country’s first Plenipotentiary Representative to CARICOM in a ceremony in …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China’s new Ambassador to Dominica, Li Jiangning, has presented his credentials to Dominica President Charles Savarin. Li succeeds Ambassador Wang Zonglai, whose term ended in December 2013. At a credentials ceremony …

 Above: Dominican Deputy Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Trullols and Haiti Ambassador to the Dominican Republic Fritz Cineas (Photo: OPDR) By Alexander Britell The Dominican Republic has recalled its Ambassador to Haiti, Ruben Silie, for “consultation,” the government announced Wednesday night. …

 Above: Amiram Magid and Irwin LaRocque (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Israel now has its first-ever ambassador to the Caribbean Community. New Israeli Ambassador Amiram Magid presented his credentials to CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque this week. …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia, which joined the Venezuela-led ALBA alliance earlier this year, has named a non-resident ambassador to both ALBA and PetroCaribe. The country has appointed Eustace Vitalis, an agricultural economist by training, …

 Above: the National Palace in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has recalled its Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Dr Fritz Cineas, it announced Monday. The move came in response to a decision by the Constitutional Court …

 Above: UN headquarters in New York By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines has named a new permanent representative to the United Nations. Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves announced that Inga Rhonda King would be succeeding his …