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Jamaica Tourism Surging So Far in 2018

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Jamaica is reporting a big increase in visitor arrivals to the island for the first two months of the year. The announcement came from Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett at a cocktail reception at the Terra …

Aruba Names New Tourism Minister

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba has named a new Minister of Tourism. Danguillaume P. Oduber has been appointed as the island’s new Minister of Tourism, Public Health, and Sports. “It is an honor to …

Haiti Names New Tourism Minister

 Haiti’s renewed tourism hopes are now in new hands. The country has named a new Tourism Minister to succeed former Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin, who went a long way in reviving the country’s long-dormant tourism sector. The new minister is …

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 Jamaica has a new Tourism Minister, but he’s no stranger to the role. Former Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett is returning as the country’s new Tourism Minister, having served as Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism from 2007 to 2011 in the previous …

 New appointee by incoming government By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has another new top tourism official. The country’s new government has appointed Shamfa Cudjoe as its new Minister of Tourism. Cudjoe was most recently assistant director of …

 Above: St Kitts and Nevis Tourism Minister (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — Tourism has been on a steady climb in St Kitts and Nevis in recent years, led by a slate of new hotel projects set to come …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica has officially unveiled its new Cabinet, which was sworn in last week. The new Cabinet includes a mix of new and old faces, led by new Tourism Minister Senator Rober …

 Above: new Minister Derrick Kellier By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has appointed Derrick Kellier as the country’s new Minister of Agriculture, Labour and Social Security. Kellier succeeds former Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke, who passed …

 Above: (left) Former Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke in 2012 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke passed away on Thursday morning, the government announced in a statement. Clarke died in hospital where he had completed a surgery, …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Sport Minister Anil Roberts has resigned, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced. Roberts’ resignation came after a controversy involving the LifeSport programme, an initiative originally aimed at …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has appointed Senator Gerry Hadeed as the country’s new Minister of Tourism. Hadeed, who had been serving as the country’s Minister of …

 Above: Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has dismissed Minister of the People and Social Development Dr Glen Ramadharsingh, she announced on Tuesday. The move came in response to …

 Above: Nevis Deputy Premier Mark Brantley By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis Deputy Premier and Tourism Minister Mark Brantley has added the portfolio of telecommunications and information, the Nevis Island Administration announced. The move was made official last week. “I …

 Above: Tobago By the Caribbean Journal staff New Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Minister Chandresh Sharma held talks last week with Tracy Davidson-Celestine, Tobago’s Secretary of Tourism, last week. Davidson-Celestine said she hoped to continue the dialogue that had taken place …

 Above: Port of Spain By the Caribbean Journal staff The recent Cabinet reshuffle by Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar means the country now has a new Minister of Tourism. Chandresh Sharma is now the country’s top tourism official, …

 Above: Minister Natalie Neita Headley By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is “committed” to developing and preserving integrity in sport at all levels, Minister Without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Natalie Neita Headley, said this week. The …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Business confidence is rising in Jamaica. At least that’s the verdict from Jamaican Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips. The Minister, who was speaking at a Chamber of Commerce forum in Mandeville …

 Above: St Eustatius By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Security and Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten is on a four-day visit to the Caribbean, with stops in Aruba, Saba and St Eustatius this week. In Aruba, Opstelten will be consulting with …