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Jamaica Eyes Deeper Ties Between Tourism, Entertainment Industries

 Above: Jamaica (CJ Photo) By Guy Britton MONTEGO BAY — For Minister of State Damion Crawford and the government of Jamaica, it’s a natural fit — linking two of the country’s most famous industries: tourism and entertainment. For decades, Jamaica’s artistic and …

Haiti, Dominican Republic Private Sectors Look to Deepen Ties

 Above: Juan Dolio By the Caribbean Journal staff The private sectors of Haiti and the Dominican Republic are working to promote greater cooperation. Dominican Business leaders participating in the Quisqueya Business Initiative recently met with Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina …

Turkey to Deepen Caribbean Ties

 Above: Istanbul By the Caribbean Journal staff Turkey is planning to strengthen its ties with the Caribbean region. The country announced its plans at a consultation and cooperation meeting with CARICOM earlier this month, held at Turkey’s invitation. Turkey signaled …

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 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados and Switzerland are looking at ways to strengthen their bilateral relations, according to the Barbadian government. Barbados Industry Minister Donville Inniss recently held a meeting with Swiss Ambassador to Barbados …

 Above: Petion-Ville (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and the Dominican Republic are currently at odds over a recent Dominican court case that could strip hundreds of thousands of Haitians of their Dominican Republic citizenship. Despite increased tensions, …

 Above: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro By the Caribbean Journal staff Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro made his first official visit to Guyana on Saturday, vowing to deepen cooperation between the South American neighbours. Maduro held talks with his Guyanese counterpart, Donald …

 Above: Ambassadors Mohamed Bin Abdulla Al-Rumaihi and Elliston Rahming (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has formally established diplomatic relations with Qatar. The move was made official at a ceremony last week at Qatar’s embassy in Washington, …

 Above: Trinidad Foreign Minister Winston Dookeran By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Foreign Minister Winston Dookeran is currently in South Korea for an official visit. Dookeran’s trip follows a visit to Singapore alongside a group of ministers from …

 Above: Japan By the Caribbean Journal staff Japan is planning to strengthen its ties with the Caribbean Community, according to Ambassador Akira Yamada, the director general of Japan’s Foreign Ministry. Yamada, who was speaking at the opening of this week’s …

 Above: Santiago By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia and Chile say they are making a commitment to strengthening bilateral ties. Last week, St Lucia Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy accepted the credentials of Chile’s new Ambassador to the country, …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has formalized diplomatic relations with Kuwait, the government announced this week. Grenada Foreign Minister Nickolas Steele and Mansour Ayyad Al-Otaibi, Kuwait’s permanent representative to the United Nations, recently signed a …