Tag: Ambassador

EDITORIAL

As I Leave This Lovely Island Jamaica

In March 2018, I set foot on this beautiful island, Jamaica, for the first time. Over the past four years, I have climbed the scenic Blue Mountain, visited the natural Dunn’s River Falls, watched the glorious sunset over the Lovers Leap, visited the beautiful beach in Montego Bay, tasted the aromatic Blue Mountain coffee and Appleton rum, enjoyed the iconic reggae […]

HEALTH/FOOD

WHO Appoints Former U.K. Prime Minister As Ambassador

The World Health Organization has appointed former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown as WHO Ambassador for Global Health Financing. The organization noted that Mr. Brown is widely credited with preventing a second Great Depression through his stewardship of the 2009 London G20 summit. It further said, he mobilized world leaders to commit an additional $1.1 trillion to […]

NEWS

Diplomatic Crisis: Nicolás Maduro Expels European Union Ambassador

On Wednesday, Venezuela expelled the ambassador of the European Union, Isabel Brilhante, who was given 72 hours to leave the country. The decision is viewed as a form of revenge due to the latest sanctions imposed by the international organization to 19 officials of Nicolás Maduro’s regime.  “We have presented Mrs. Isabel Brilhante, who in recent years was the head […]

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 […]