Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: Jamaica

Jamaica, Ghana Seek to Strengthen ‘Fraternal Bonds’...

A reciprocal agreement allowing visa-free arrangements for citizens of Jamaica and Ghana is set to go into effect on July 1, the two countries’...

Here’s The Reason Jay-Z and Beyoncé Were...

  The Grammy award-winning couple Jay-Z and Beyoncé put all there fans in a frenzy when they dropped tour dates for "On the Run II." Now...

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, The Man Who Led...

(August 17, 1887 - June 10, 1940) Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. was born August 17, 1887, in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica. Out of 11...

The Story of Queen Nanny of the...

Queen Nanny was born in the Ashanti region of present day Ghana in 1686 and kidnapped and forced into slavery in Jamaica. As...

Jamaica is Quickly Becoming a Superb Foodie...

Jamaica's culinary goodness is potentially another one of its greatest assets, and Memorial Day Weekend Atlanta Black Star joined Visit Jamaica — guided by native...

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Makes First...

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Nov. 30, 2016 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the international body for assessing the science related to climate change,...

Hurricane Matthew Continues Path of Destruction, Heads...

One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent years is expected to cause flooding and landslides when it passes by Jamaica and Haiti. The...

Usain Bolt Launches Restaurant/Entertainment Venture in Ocho...

OCHO RIOS, Jamaica, Thursday September 22, 2016 – Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records (UBTR) sports-entertainment themed restaurant has opened in the resort town of...

Jamaica Launches Pilot Police Body-Cam Project as Need...

Some 120 members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force will now have to wear body cameras when dealing with members of the public. The pilot project...

Jamaica Nears A Multi-Destination Deal With Cuba,...

Minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica is close to finalizing a multi-destination marketing arrangement with Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican Republic. Speaking in a...

6 Countries That Grew Filthy Rich From...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SktC7VwHmJs&feature=youtu.be Slavery transformed America and European nations into an economic superpowers. American alone stole over $100 trillion worth of of forced labor. Here are 6...

St. Lucia PM Believes CARICOM Needs Restructuring

PM Allen Chastanet believes that CARICOM is not doing enough and a change is needed in how CARICOM goes about its business. The new Prime...

Gatlin, Rodgers Have Mixed Feelings About Usain...

Usain Bolt’s decision to pull out of Jamaica’s Senior National Championships because of injury has drawn mixed reactions from his American sprint rivals ahead...

Jamaica Needs to Focus on Science and...

A few months ago, noted scientist Dr. Henry Lowe made another pitch for the use of science and technology to aid sustainable development in...

Caribbean Laborers of Panama Canal to Be...

The extraordinary history and heritage associated with the construction of the Panama Canal has been recorded since the 19th century, through a magnificent collection...

Jamaica Plans to ‘Revive’ Local Banana Industry

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries will be working to ensure that the local banana industry returns to more prosperous days. Chief Technical...

UN Report: Over 800 Jamaicans Applied for...

A new report released by the UN Refugee Agency has shown that Jamaicans made 836 applications for asylum overseas during 2015. The report, Global Trends,...

IMF Grants $80 Million to Jamaica Due...

WASHINGTON, USA — On Friday, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund  completed the combined 11th and 12th reviews under the extended arrangement...

Usain Bolt’s Olympic Gold Medal in Jeopardy...

Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has reportedly failed a "B" sample test for the use of a banned stimulant at the 2008 Beijing Games, which...

Jamaica PM Plans to Extend Secondary Education...

Jamaica's Prime Minister hopes to extend secondary education to all Jamaican students, a move he will introduce under a new government tuition fee policy. Prime...

Rihanna Gives Back in Big Way to...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVDuF-E5cNo Singer and mega-star Rihanna is investing in the futures of young people by granting scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to lucky applicants through...