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Turkey President Visits Cuba, Expanding Country’s Caribbean Presence

 Above: Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan By the Caribbean Journal staff Step by step, Turkey is showing its strong interest in the Caribbean region. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Havana Tuesday for the beginning of an official visit to Cuba. …

Turkey Continues New Push to Deepen Ties With the Caribbean

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Turkey has made no secret of its desire to deepen its relationship with the Caribbean, and the country is continuing that push with a new initiative in Dominica. Dominica announced that …

Antigua and Barbuda to Receive $2.1 Million Grant From Turkey

 Above: Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will soon be receiving a $2 million grant from the government of Turkey, Antigua’s government announced this week. The …

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 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 …

 Above: Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu continued his trip to Hispaniola on Tuesday with a visit to Port-au-Prince. Davutoglu held talks with Haitian officials …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Foreign Minister Nickolas Steele met Thursday with a delegation from Turkey. The purpose of the visit was to discuss Turkey’s bid to host the Expo 2020 in the city of …

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly accepted the credentials of four new ambassadors to Haiti on Thursday. The new envoys are Finland’s Anne Lammila, Uruguay’s Juan Raul Pollak Giampietro, Turkey’s Hasan Servet Öktem …

 Above: Barbados PM Freundel Stuart (UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz) By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico and Barbados held talks this week aimed at strengthening the existing bilateral relations between the two countries. Mexican Ambassador Mario Eugenio Arriola Woog paid a courtesy …

 Above: UN Photos (JC McIlwaine and Mark Garten) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Turkey has moved to strengthen relations with the Caribbean Community, in an effort to deepen a “level of mutual understanding” between the two bodies …