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Sir Ronald Sanders
By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Massey College, University of Toronto. The views expressed are his own) My commentary this week is an expanded version of a response […]

Cuba is an imminent competitor


PRESS RELEASE ILO News | 17 Aug 2015     Over the next two weeks, representatives from employers’ and workers’ organizations in Haiti, Jamaica, Belize, and Bahamas will have the opportunity to share their views, experiences and aspirations on social and economic policy development, during a series of National Bipartite […]

CARIFORUM Access For Caribbean Employers’ And Workers’ Groups


Madiba
By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Consultant, Senior Research Fellow at London University and former Caribbean diplomat)   A single word appears on the stone marking his burial place.  It is “Mandela”; and it is enough.   Since December 5, that fateful day when Nelson Mandela left the world […]

STANDING BY MANDELA




Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said the country’s rich heritage should be used as a catalyst to overcome the current hardships and defy the odds.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tuesday August 6, 2013 Jamaica is celebrating its 51st anniversary of political independence from Britain on Tuesday with the country’s lauding the achievements in sports, education, and the creative arts while encouraging nationals not to give up in the midst of hardships. Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen said Jamaicans […]

Jamaica Celebrates 51st Anniversary Independence


Magnus Brensyl Esdaille
By Magnus Brensyl Esdaille Basseterre, St Kitts; The presentation below is the reproduction of the essay submitted by Magnus Brensyl Esdaille which won him the first prize in the Jamaica 50 St. Kitts Nevis Essay Competition in the Young Adults (aged 16 to 25) Category which was held in August […]

Assess the Role of Jamaicans in the Caribbean Experience of ...



JamKit President Carol Phillips,  Mrs Jacqulin Christopher, & Marcella Liburd Min of Culture
Basseterre, St Kitts This esteemed awardee, Mrs. Jacqulin Davis-Christopher, was born in the western most parish of Jamaica, Westmoreland; a parish that history credits as the home of a major event which changed the course of Jamaica’s history. In short, Westmoreland ushered in universal adult suffrage in the mid-1940s and […]

Tribute To Jacqulin Christopher, Jamaica 50 SKN Awardee


Basseterre, St Kitts; 09 Aug. 12 2012: Under the distinguished patronage of His Excellency Sir Cuthbert M. Sebastian G.C.M.G., O.B.E., MD, Governor General, St. Christopher & Nevis and with the support of our sponsors; Warner’s One Stop, Digicel, Cloud 9, Tapatap Promotions, Choice FM, Grace Foods (Jamaica), Kittivisian Life, Miyvue.com, […]

Jamaica 50 SKN Celebrations Food Fair


Shelly Ann Frazer- Pryce
Defending Women’s 100m Olympic Champion talks about life in London before the start of the Olympics Wednesday July 25th 2012 – Kingston, Jamaica: A few days from the start of this year’s Olympic Games in London, Digicel, proud sponsors of the Jamaica Olympic team and sponsor of Olympic Gold medallist, […]

SHELLY-ANN FRASER-PRYCE LIVE FROM LONDON



Red Stripe
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Red Stripe, the iconic Jamaican lager, is on its way to becoming truly home grown as parent company Diageo aims to replace 70 per cent of imported inputs with locally grown raw materials by 2020. This was recently revealed by Marguerite Cremin, Red Stripe’s head of corporate relations, […]

Red Stripe to Become Home Brew


Chanting for Climate Change – Climate Change artistes to hit Mobay for Pre Earth Day extravaganza By Avia Ustanny, Journalist Kingston, Jamaica Twenty one popular and upcoming artistes will hit Montego Bay next Thursday (April 19) to take part in two days of activities being organised by key environmental agencies […]

Chanting for Climate Change


By Sir Ronald Sanders What effect will Jamaica becoming a Republic and leaving the 53-nation Commonwealth have on the rest of the Caribbean countries? Will they follow Jamaica to become Republics and leave the Commonwealth? Those were the questions put to me by the Editor of an Internet news website […]

Of Jamaica, Republics and the Commonwealth