Posts tagged Caribbean
The Queen of Flights and Tourism

Welcoming our newest cohort, Jamaican High Commissioner Aloun Ndombet-Assamba won the 2016 Policy Driver Award for her lobbying efforts in reforming the Air Passenger Duty.

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Initiative Award Winners Announced for 2016
Dominican Republic Ambassador Dr Federico Cuello Camilo Nominated for Increasing Agriculture Export

Ambassador of Dominican Republic His Excellency Dr Federico Alberto Cuello Camilo has been nominated for his work on increasing export of exotic fruit and vegetables into the European market. Ambassador Cuello has been instrumental in connecting UK importers and investors with Dominican exporters since assuming position in 2011.

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Jamaican High Commissioner HE Aloun Ndombet-Assamba Nominated for Air Passenger Duty Reform

HE Aloun Ndombet-Assamba has been nominated for her lobbying efforts to reform Air Passenger Duty affecting tourism between UK and the Caribbean. The controversial travel tax was introduced by Britain in 1994 as measure to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. However, the tax made flying into Jamaica and the Caribbean more expensive, attracting substantial taxes that hurt airlines, business users and consumers.

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Grenada High Commissioner HE Ruth Elizabeth Rouse Nominated for Empowering Female Diplomats

High Commissioner Ruth Elizabeth Rouse of the Grenada High Commission has been nominated for the inaugural Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award for creating avenues to empowering women in diplomacy. 

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