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The Puerto Rico Hotel Association Has a New President

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Puerto Rico’s hotels have a new top executive. The Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association has elected Pablo Torres, general manager of San Juan’s Caribe Hilton Hotel, as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors. …

JetBlue Names New President, COO

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has named a new president and chief operating officer, the company announced this week. The New York-based air carrier has named Joanna Geraghty to the role, in which she will report directly to JetBlue …

Vice President Mike Pence to Visit US Virgin Islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the US Virgin Islands this week, Governor Kenneth Mapp announced this weekend. Pence will visit the territory on Friday in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, …

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 United has named Scott Kirby its new president, just a few days after Kirby finished his tenure as president of American Airlines. In the newly-created role, Kirby will assume responsibility for United’s operations, marketing, sales, alliances, network planning and revenue …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global hotel giant Choice Hotels International has named a new president. The company has promoted chief operating officer Patrick Pacious to president and chief operating officer. In the new role, Pacious will “assume a greater …

 Above: the new Tela airport in the Caribbean region of Honduras By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new airport in the Caribbean region, and a portal to one of the region’s under-the-radar destinations. The new Tela Airport on the …

 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: Guyana President David Granger By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has officially sworn in its newest President. The country’s new leader, David Granger, was sworn in this week following his historic victory in last week’s general elections. Granger led …

 Above: Dominican Republic Danilo Medina By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina will be visiting Puerto Rico on Tuesday, Puerto Rican authorities said Friday. Medina’s visit to Puerto Rico comes about four months after Puerto Rico Governor …

 Above: a Carnival ship By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has named Christine Duffy the company’s new president, Carnival Corporation announced this week. Duffy is currently the president and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association; she will assume …

 Above: Raul Castro By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba is pledging its continued cooperation with its neighbours in the Caribbean Community, according to Cuba President Raul Castro. The Cuban leader was addressing the Cuba-CARICOM Summit in Havana on Monday. “We …

 Above: Punta Cana (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff By the Caribbean Journal staff ASONAHORES, the Dominican Republic’s hotel and tourism association, has named Simon Suarez its new director. Suarez will officially be presented on Sep. 3 in a …

 Above: the talks at the National Palace in Santo Domingo (Photo: DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina met last week with Luis Alberto Moreno, president of the Inter-American Development Bank, in Santo Domingo. The meeting …

 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: Emil Lee (centre) with CHTA CEO Jeff Vasser and outgoing President Richard Doumeng By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association has a new president. Emil Lee, general manager of the Princess Heights Hotel in St …

 Above: New Panama President Juan Carlos Varela By the Caribbean Journal staff Juan Carlos Varela was officially sworn in as Panama’s new President on Tuesday. Varela succeeds outgoing President Ricardo Martinelli, who had served in the post since 2009. Varela …

 Above: Former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister ANR Robinson By Andrea PerezCJ Contributor PORT OF SPAIN — Trinidad and Tobago is mourning the loss of former Prime Minister and President Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson . The 87-year-old Robinson passed away …

 Above: Luis Guillermo Solis (Photo: Roberto Carlos Sanchez) By the Caribbean Journal staff Opposition candidate Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera has won Costa Rica’s presidential elections. Solis, a former Professor who leads the Citizens’ Action Party in Costa Rica, will succeed …