Tag: Ambassador

EDITORIAL

Is There Corruption In The U.S.?

In a recent interview, United States Ambassador to Jamaica Donald Tapia revealed that several persons within the local private sector have had their U.S. visas revoked in recent times. Mr. Tapia said the U.S. has been targeting persons, including members of the private sector, who are involved in corruption. “Many times, I notice that the papers and the media zero […]

EDITORIAL

WHO Appointment Of Robert Mugabe Creates Ruckus

The appointment of Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador for the World Health Organization has received a lot of criticisms both locally and internationally. In press reports, Canada’s Prime Minister is reported as saying, “When I heard of Robert Mugabe’s appointment… quite frankly, I thought it was a bad April Fool’s joke.” “It is absolutely unacceptable and inconceivable this individual […]

NEWS

Jamaica’s New Ambassador Assumes Duties In Washington D.C.

Jamaica’s new Ambassador to the United States, Ralph Thomas, has assumed duties in Washington, D.C. Thomas arrived in the U.S. capital on September 4th and has already delivered accreditation letters to the US Department of State. He will officially present his credentials to U.S. President Barack Obama on September 17th. Thomas was appointed on August 21st  as Jamaica’s 12th Ambassador […]