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CARICOM “Deeply Concerned” By Israel-Palestinian Violence

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Community is “deeply concerned” by the escalation of the Israel/Palestinian conflict, Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said in a statement issued Wednesday. “The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) …

Panama’s Martinelli Visits Israel

 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli with Israeli President Shimon Peres By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli continued his tour abroad on Thursday with a visit to Israel. Martinelli, who will leave office in July, held a bilateral …

Mini Cooper Ad Imagines Mini Usain Bolt

 Above: the Gitam BBDO Ad By the Caribbean Journal staff A recently-released print advertisement for Mini Cooper imagined a “mini” Usain Bolt. The advertisement, meant to imply the pocked-sized speed of the Mini Cooper S automobile, was produced by advertising …

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 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: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Israel is interested in developing stronger ties with Trinidad and Tobago, according to the country’s Ambassador to the Caribbean, Amiram Magid. The Israeli envoy recently held talks with a …

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is an “important partner” for Israel, according to Israeli Ambassador Amiram Magid. The Israeli envoy, who was recently on a visit to the island, met with Minister of Education, Science …

 Above: Tel Aviv (Photo: MT Israel) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama City and Tel Aviv have signed an agreement to become Sister Cities. The agreement between the two sides was signed earlier this week. The agreement aims to strengthen …

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor   I WAS DISAPPOINTED that Jamaica voted in favour of the United Nations resolution which lifted the Palestinian Authority from an entity to a non-member observer. Both Israel and the United States opposed the resolution as …

 Above: Parliament in Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Isarel’s Ambassador to Barbados and the Caribbean Amiram Magid met Thursday with Barbados Health Minister Donville Inniss to discuss collaborations on public health, particularly the increasing regional problem of …

 Above: Dominica By the Caribbean Journal staff Young entrepreneurs in Dominica’s cultural industry are receiving help to develop their business ideas this week through a Cultural Enterprise Business Lab. The lab is being organized by the Dominica Youth Business Trust …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Works Minister Dr Asim Martin has concluded a three-person delegation in Israel for high-level talks. Dr Martin participated in talks with President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister …

 Israeli Ambassador to Jamaica Moshe Sermoneta said Israel is interested in helping Jamaica solve its energy problems, along with offering knowledge on tourism and agriculture. “Israel is a country that lacks natural resources,” he said. “We don’t have oil, we …