Reciprocal visit by Jamaican delegation to continue strengthening ties

A Jamaican Delegation is expected to visit T&T in the coming weeks to continue talks aimed at resolving the strained relationship between the Caricom super powers.

Trinidad's Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and a delegation is on a five-day official visit to Kingston for bi-lateral talks aimed at the easing the strained relationship between the two countries.

Jamaica's Foreign Minister heartened by strides being made with T&T

Jamaica's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Kamina Johnson Smith, says that although Jamaica is concerned about the number of Jamaicans visitors being rejected by Trinidad and Tobago, the country is heartened by some of the steps being taken to reduce tensions.

This is according to an article carried by the Jamaica Observer today.

PM wishes the people of Jamaica "peace and prosperity"

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says he wishes Jamaica prosperity as he started the business aspect of his visit to Jamaica this morning, according to a report carried in the Jamaica Gleaner.

The prime minister paid a courtesy call on Governor General Sir Patrick Allen at King's House and held tThe two held discussions for about 30 minutes.

Dr Rowley later signed the official guest book where he wished peace and prosperity for the people of Jamaica.

Prakash Ramadhar explains reason for joining Government delegation to Jamaica

Opposition Member of Parliament, Prakash Ramadhar says his decision to accompany the prime minister on an overseas mission to Jamaica next week, is his recognition that all elected representatives should do what they can to repair relations between the two countries.

Mr Ramadhar issued the following statement this evening, after it was announced at today's post-Cabinet media conference that he had agreed to an invitation to join the official delegation.

Prakash Ramadhar joins Prime Minister on visit to Jamaica

Prime Minister Dr Keith Keith Rowley will lead a delegation to Jamaica on Sunday, that will include Prakash Ramadhar, a member of the opposing Congress of the People party.

The announcement was made at today's post-Cabinet news conference by Minister Stuart Young.

The trip, which will last until Thursday next week, follows upon an agreement by Dr Rowley to travel to the Caribbean neighbours to address grievances over the treatment of some Jamaican nationals entering T&T.

'Trinis' charged in Jamaica with credit & debit card fraud

Three Trinidad and Tobago nationals are among four men charged in Jamaica for their involvement in a major credit and debit card racket.

Jamaican police say the men have been accused of defrauding a hotel in the business district of New Kingston of over US$3,000 by using fictitious credit cards.

They were charged last week by detectives, according to report by the Caribbean Media Corporation.

The investigators charged the men after seizing 16 cards in the hotel room occupied by the men.