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JetBlue Names New President

 Above: a JetBlue plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Air carrier JetBlue has named Robin Hayes its new president, effective Jan. 1. Hayes, who had been serving as the company’s executive vice president and chief commercial officer, succeeds CEO Dave …

Unique Vacations Names New President

 Above: the Sandals Emerald Bay in Exuma By Alexander Britell Unique Vacations has named Ellen Bettridge its new president. Bettridge, who had previously served as president of the Americas for luxury cruise line Silversea, will be based in Miami, beginning …

Dominica Mourns Former President

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is mourning the loss of former President Vernon Shaw. Shaw, who was Dominica’s fifth President, passed away early Monday morning. He had served in a number of posts in the …

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 Above: Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina signed a decree Friday establishing the terms and conditions for what he called the “regularization of foreigners in an irregular situation” in the country. …

 Above: the meeting with ALBA in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff ALBA Secretary General Ambassador Bernardo Alvarez recently visited Antigua and Barbuda. Alvarez, who was just appointed to lead the Venezuelan-led regional grouping, held talks with Antigua Prime Minister …

 Above: the meeting in Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina held talks this week with Luis Emilio Rodriguez Amiami, president of ASONAHORES, the country’s hotel and restaurant association. The 20-minute conversation covered the progress …

 Above: Ambassador John Ashe (UN Photo/Rick Bajornas) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador Dr John Ashe has officially begun his term as president of the United Nations General Assembly. Ashe’s opening address to the 68th session of …

 Above: Dino Bouterse By the Caribbean Journal staff Dino Bouterse, the 40-year-old son of current Suriname President Desi Bouterse, has been arrested on drug trafficking charges in Panama, according to Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District …

 Above: Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou and Haiti President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou paid an official visit to Haiti on Tuesday, leading a large Taiwanese delegation. The visit comes as part …

 Above: China President Xi Jinping By the Caribbean Journal staff China President Xi Jinping arrives in Trinidad and Tobago Friday for a three-day state visit. Xi’s visit comes on the heels of that of United States Vice President Joe Biden, …

 Above: Raul Castro (UN Photo/Mark Garten) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s Raul Castro met Friday with Valentina Matvienko, chairman of Russia’s Federation Council, who is on a visit to Cuba. The Federation Council is the upper house of Russia’s …

 Above: President-Elect Nicolas Maduro (UN Photo/Lou Rouse) By the Caribbean Journal staff Acting President Nicolas Maduro has won Venezuela’s presidential election by a narrow margin, according to preliminary results from the country’s National Electoral Council. Maduro, who was the hand-picked …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican native Dave Cameron has been elected the new president of the West Indies Cricket Board. Cameron had previously been the WICB’s vice president. He defeated incumbent Dr Julian Hunte in a narrow vote at …

 Above: Justice Anthony Carmona By the Caribbean Journal staff Justice Anthony Carmona was officially sworn in Monday night as the new President of Trinidad and Tobago. Carmona, who was sworn in as an International Criminal Court judge in 2012, succeeds …

 Above: Esteban Lazo (Photo: AIN Cuba) By the Caribbean Journal staff Esteban Lazo has been named the new President of Cuba’s National Assembly. Lazo has served in the Politburo of Cuba’s Communist Party. He succeeds Ricardo Alarcon, who had served …

 Above: Justice Anthony Carmona (ICC Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Justice Anthony Carmona has been nominated as the new President of Trinidad and Tobago, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced. Carmona was recently sworn in last year as a judge …

 Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe is extending “warm congratulations” to newly-elected Czech Republic President Milos Zeman. Zeman, who served as Prime Minister of the Czech Republic from …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe in Mexico (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe attended the inauguration of new Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico City on Saturday. Nieto succeeds former President …