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New Brazil-Panama Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Copa Airlines is launching new flights between Panama and both Salvador and Fortaleza in Brazil. The carrier will fly to Fortaleza and Salvador beginning July 18 and 24, respectively, adding up to a new total …

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Bahamas Signs Air Services Agreements With Qatar, Australia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has signed three new air services agreements, Tourism and Aviation Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar announced this week. D’Aguilar signed deals with Qatar, Australia and Finland during the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Air Services Negotiation …

InselAir Launching New Brazil-Guyana Flights

 Curacao-based InselAir is launching new flights between neighboring Brazil and Guyana. The flights will operate between Boa Vista in Brazil’s Roraima state and Guyana’s capital, Georgetown. The 65-minute flights will be operated on InselAir’s Regional 70 jet. The flights will …

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 Above: the talks in Guyana By Dana NilandCJ Contributor South American neighbors Guyana and Brazil are deepening their ties. Brazilian Ambassador to Guyana Lineu Popo de Paula recently met with First Vice President and Prime Minister of Guyana Moses Nagamootoo …

 Above: an InselAir plane By the Caribbean Journal staff InselAir is expanding with two new routes to Venezuela and Brazil. Beginning July 3, the Dutch Caribbean carrier will launch service between Curacao and Manaus, Brazil; on July 14, the carrier …

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil has a new ambassador to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. Ambassador Sergio Couri presented his credentials to OECS Director General Didacus Jules on Sunday. Couri said his country …

 Above: an InselAir plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Caribbean air carrier InselAir has officially launched service between Aruba and the Brazilian city of Manaus. The three-hour InselAir flight to the city arrived in Brazil carrying 80 passengers. “By …

 Above: Tobago By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the most sought-after tourism source markets in the Caribbean — Brazil. And now one of Brazil’s major airlines is expanding its service in the Caribbean. Tobago’s Division of Tourism announced …

 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: Pain de Sucre in Terre de Haut (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the world’s most iconic places: Sugarloaf Mountain in Brazil. But did you know it has a counterpart in the Caribbean? It’s called …

 Above: a Copa plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama’s Copa Airlines is expanding service to Brazil. The carrier announced that it would be offering a daily nonstop flight between Panama City and the Brazilian city of Campinas. The new …

 Above: Curacao (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao is finding success from new markets, according to a new report from Expedia. While the US remains the largest source market for the country, followed …

 Above: São Paulo By the Caribbean Journal staff Trade between Brazil and the Caribbean Community has significantly increased in recent years, according to Brazil’s new Ambassador to CARICOM, Lineu Pupo De Paula. Total trade between CARICOM and Brazil was $530,602 in …

 Above: the signing ceremony in Kingston (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica and Brazil have signed an agreement to strengthen the former’s water resources management. The $98,000 contract was signed last week by Jamaica’s Water, Land, Environment and …

 FAR SOUTH of the Caribbean, past Martinique, past Barbados, miles away from the cane fields of the West Indies, there is another kind of cane spirit. It’s called cachaca, a sugar cane distillate that, like the French Caribbean’s rhum agricole, …

 Above: Brazilian military officials in Antigua (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation of military officials from Brazil visited Antigua and Barbuda this week. The seven-member delegation came after a series of pledges by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff …

 Above: the talks in Brazil (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne met Thursday with Chile President Michelle Bachelet in Brazil on Thursday morning. Browne was in Brazil following his visit to attend …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Dominica and Brazil have signed a pair of cooperation agreements. The deals include an agreement first proposed at the Brazil-CARICOM summit in 2010 and a $100,000 pact between …