Tag: Middle East

Jamaica

Jamaica Wins Tourism Awards In Dubai, As Bartlett Presents Resilience Awards

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, on the weekend received two major awards for Jamaica from the prestigious World Travel Awards, which is in its 30th year, at the landmark Burj Al Arab in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Minister Bartlett also as Founder and Chair of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC), a thinktank based in Jamaica, […]

NEWS

Rocket Launched At US Forces In Syria; No Injuries

WASHINGTON — Iranian-backed proxies launched a rocket assault against U.S. forces in the Middle East, bringing the total number of attacks on U.S. and coalition troops in Iraq and Syria to 74 since October 17. A U.S. defense official told VOA a single rocket was launched overnight against Mission Support Site Euphrates in eastern Syria, causing no casualties or damage. U.S. […]

Jamaica

Govt Targets Tourist Markets In Africa And Middle East

Jamaica’s source markets for tourists are being further expanded and diversified to include several countries in Africa and the Middle East. Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, said that the Government has engaged counterpart officials and airline executives in those regions regarding flight arrangements. He said that the market diversification is in recognition that traditional locations like the United States, Canada, […]

NEWS

U.S. Set To Put More Troops In The Middle East

The Trump’s administration has announced that it will be deploying 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East. The new move comes against what is described as Iran’s provocation and is also viewed as a means of bolstering U.S. defenses in the region. President Trump played down the deployment by opining that it is relatively small. “We are going to be […]

COMMENTARY

Wake Me Up When It’s All Over

“So wake me up when it’s all over when I’m wiser and I’m older All this time I was finding myslef And I didn’t know I was lost” The foregoing chorus is taken from the song titled ”Wake Me Up.” It is written and sung by Aloe Blacc, a true break out song for the artist. It is certainly apt […]