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Jamaica Diaspora Conference Theme in line with Jamaica’s Vision 2030 Goals

Jamaica Diaspora Conference Theme in line with Jamaica’s Vision 2030 Goals

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Professor Neville Ying, Chair of the Jamaica Diaspora Conference Programme and Content Sub-Committee and Pro Chancellor of The Mico University, said that the theme of this year’s conference is in keeping with Jamaica Vision 2030 goals and will also focus on: People, Partnership and Prosperity. Professor Ying made this disclosure while giving […]

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Education and the UN in Jamaica and the Caribbean

Education and the UN in Jamaica and the Caribbean

by Dr J Lennon KINGSTON, Jamaica – Providing better education is considered the key to alleviating poverty, population growth and other social ills. Jamaica’s fee based system was described by one politician as “educational apartheid”. However, better funding and the eradication of fees are possible if schools were solar powered. Our electricity is amongst the […]

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Jamaica’s Acting Consul General to NY lauds the formation of Friends of Falmouth

Jamaica’s Acting Consul General to NY lauds the formation of Friends of Falmouth

by Derrick Scott NEW YORK – Jamaica’s Acting Consul General to New York, Mrs. Lisa Bryan Smart, has lauded the creation of the newly formed organization, Friends of Falmouth in New York. The coming together of former residents of Falmouth to pool their resources and talents towards the improvement of their hometown, “tells me that […]

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Letter to the Editor: Shanendon Cartwright …The Man with the Right Stuff

Letter to the Editor: Shanendon Cartwright …The Man with the Right Stuff

Dear Editor, I trust that you are doing exceedingly well. Please permit me an opportunity to share my views in your prestigious publication to extol the virtues of a young, dynamic, caring and visionary member of parliament in the person of the Hon. Shanendon Cartwright, MP for the St. Barnabas Constituency. Shanendon went to arguably […]

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St. Kitts and Nevis’ PM Harris Honoured with 19-Gun Military Salute in Taiwan

St. Kitts and Nevis’ PM Harris Honoured with 19-Gun Military Salute in Taiwan

LACE   TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan – The Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) rolled out the red carpet in honour of the visit by Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, who is on a five-day official visit to that country this week.   Prime Minister Harris, who arrived […]

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PM Holness Encourages More Investments in Jamaica’s Tourism Product

PM Holness Encourages More Investments in Jamaica’s Tourism Product

MONTEGO Bay, Jamaica –  Jamaica’s Prime Minister Hon. Andrew Holness is inviting more investors to tap into development opportunities in Jamaica, particularly in the tourism industry as he believes the trajectory of the value of the industry is going to take off rapidly. “The opportunities here are great. We’re now in that phase where we […]

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US Congressional Proclamation for Former Jamaica PM Portia Simpson-Miller

US Congressional Proclamation for Former Jamaica PM Portia Simpson-Miller

NEW YORK – Former Jamaica Prime Minister, The Most Honourable Portia Simpson-Miller, ON, was presented with a United States Congressional Proclamation from Congresswoman Hon. Yvette D. Clarke of the Ninth Congressional District in New York. The presentation was given at the recently held Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) 25th anniversary reception held April 1, 2019 (6:30 […]

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Prominent NY Attorneys Stage Fundraising Gala to Assist Team Jamaica Bickle

Prominent NY Attorneys Stage Fundraising Gala to Assist Team Jamaica Bickle

NEW YORK – A group of prominent attorneys from across the country will this weekend gather in New York at the prestigious Swan Club, Roslyn New York for the Inaugural Labor Of Love Gala to be held on Saturday April 13, 2019 8:00pm – 2:00am (Cocktails, 7:00pm). The Labor of Love Gala is the brainchild of […]

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Jamaica Tourist Board Appoints Angella Bennett Regional Director of Tourism for Canada

Jamaica Tourist Board Appoints Angella Bennett Regional Director of Tourism for Canada

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Donovan White, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism has announced the appointment of Angella Bennett to the position of Regional Director of Tourism for Canada at the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB). Miss Bennett will be based in Toronto, Canada, and will take up her new positing the week of April 8. Ms. Bennett brings […]

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St. Kitts and Nevis’ PM Welcomes Deeper Bilateral Cooperation with the Gov’t of South Africa

St. Kitts and Nevis’ PM Welcomes Deeper Bilateral Cooperation with the Gov’t of South Africa

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa to St. Kitts and Nevis, Her Excellency Lumka Yengeni, presented her credentials to the country’s Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, during a courtesy call at the Office of the Prime Minister today, Monday, April 8. High Commissioner Yengeni is one of […]

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