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Opinion: Developing Jamaica as a Safe Retirement Destination Could Add Billions to Local Economy

Opinion: Developing Jamaica as a Safe Retirement Destination Could Add Billions to Local Economy

by: Silbert Barrett TORONTO, Canada – The safe resettlement of returning citizens should be Jamaica’s number one priority. The numbers of returning citizens killed since 2012 is alarming and has risen to a national crisis that the Gov’t of Jamaica can no longer afford to ignore. Not if they value the huge contributions Jamaicans overseas […]

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Jamaica’s Returning Residents’ Welcome Home Handbook Now Available

Jamaica’s Returning Residents’ Welcome Home Handbook Now Available

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Police in Jamaica are advising persons that there is in existence a Returning Residents’ Handbook, which is now available for download via the online publishing website, Issuu. This handbook, which gives general information about resettling in Jamaica, including security information, is also available on the social media pages of the Jamaica […]

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Jamaica to host Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS)

Jamaica to host Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS)

Conference to take place at AMResorts’ Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay and Secrets St. James Montego Bay in November 2019 Kingston, Jamaica – Jamaica has been selected to host the next Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) scheduled for November 14-15, 2019. Co-sponsors Apple Leisure Group (ALG) and AMResorts will provide the conference […]

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The Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation Donates to Hurricane Survivors

The Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation Donates to Hurricane Survivors

Donation will Help Hurricanes Irma & Maria Survivors Receiving Treatment in the United States Virgin Islands ATLANTA – The Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation, Inc., (CACAF) presented a check for five thousand-dollars to help survivors of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The money was donated to support patients at the dialysis unit at the Roy Lester Schneider Medical […]

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Grow Tourism in Jamaica with Educational Conventions and Seminars

Grow Tourism in Jamaica with Educational Conventions and Seminars

Diaspora urged to encourage universities and companies to choose Jamaica for their educational seminars and research by Derrick Scott Washington, D.C. -“The Jamaica Diaspora is uniquely poised to play a dual role of supporting education while helping the growth of our tourism.” That was the message Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid pitched in New York to members […]

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Cuba & CARICOM to Celebrate 46th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

Cuba & CARICOM to Celebrate 46th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

Havana, Cuba – Cuba and the member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will on Thursday, December 6th celebrate here the 46th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with a wreath laying ceremony at the Jose Marti Memorial at the Square of the Revolution followed by an official ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign […]

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Antigua national could be heading up Forensic Lab in St. Kitts

Antigua national could be heading up Forensic Lab in St. Kitts

Basseterre, St. Kitts – A report that a national of Antigua and Barbuda is set to become the head of the Forensic Unit and Laboratory in St. Kitts and Nevis. According to Kyss 102.5 FM, Latoya Lake, who holds a degree in Forensics, has taken up the appointment from the first of this month, although […]

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Former Colombian President to Be Keynote Speaker for Int’l Tourism Conf. in Jamaica

Former Colombian President to Be Keynote Speaker for Int’l Tourism Conf. in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that Álvaro Uribe, former President of Colombia, is the keynote speaker for the ‘Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth – Small and Medium Tourism Enterprises (SMTE)’, scheduled to take place next January (2019). “I am very pleased to announce that President Uribe will be our […]

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JAMPRO partners with Jamaica’s ‘Tech Beach Retreat’ for 3 years

JAMPRO partners with Jamaica’s ‘Tech Beach Retreat’ for 3 years

Kingston, Jamaica –  Jamaica’s investment and export promotion agency, JAMPRO, has committed to a 3-year partnership with technology and innovation forum ‘Tech Beach Retreat’ to seek technology investments for Jamaica. The event scheduled for November 29 to December 1, 2018 in Montego Bay, Jamaica and will bring over 40 global speakers to Jamaica’s shores to present […]

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Caribbean Airlines to Sponsor Reggae SumFest and Reggae Girlz

Caribbean Airlines to Sponsor Reggae SumFest and Reggae Girlz

Caribbean Airlines is the Official Airline of Reggae Girlz and Presenting Sponsor of Reggae SumFest KINGSTON, Jamaica – Caribbean Airlines is strengthening its partnerships in Jamaica, and is now the Official Airline of the Reggae Girlz and the presenting sponsor of Reggae SumFest.  For the next two years Caribbean Airlines will be the presenting sponsor for […]

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