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By Norman Girvan The Portia Simpson-Miller led People’s National Party (PNP) is back in office in Jamaica, having won the December 29 parliamentary election by the impressive margin of 41 seats to 22. Early reports are that nearly one-half of the eligible electors did not vote; and that the PNP […]

Jamaica’s PNP—Back in the Saddle Again


PRESS RELEASE JamKit Participates In Non-Nationals Appreciation Service Held In Sandy Point On Sunday, 30 October 2011, the Jamaican Kittitian (JamKit) Association participated in the third annual Non-Nationals Appreciation Church Service of the Lighthouse Baptist Church, Crab Hill, Sandy Point. Three (3) countries were represented at this Service – the […]

JamKit Participates In Non-Nationals Appreciation Service




By Andrea Downer Journalist Kingston, Jamaica. Panos Caribbean kicked off its 25th anniversary celebrations in last month by showcasing the organisation’s work in environment at the annual Green Expo which was held at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica from June 10-12, 2011.

Panos Caribbean Kicks off year-long 25th Anniversary Celebration with Environment ...


By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Consultant and former Caribbean diplomat) Jamaica’s Prime Minister Bruce Golding says it is “an absurdity” that the Jamaica constitution bars born-Jamaicans from being elected to Parliament if they also became citizens of another country by their own decision. On this one, I’m […]

Going With Golding


KINGSTON, Jamaica The University of the West Indies (UWI) has formally launched the Rex Nettleford Foundation in memory of the late cultural icon who left his indelible mark on the institution. The foundation will support scholars and programmes that promote the strengthening of West Indian society in the areas of […]

UWI Launches Rex Nettleford Foundation



Jamaican tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett
LONDON, England (JIS) Caribbean countries will be working with other states and regions, such as India, New Zealand and Africa, to increase the pressure on the British government to reform the Airline Passenger Duty (APD) regime Jamaica’s tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett told a meeting of United Kingdom-based Jamaicans, that Caribbean tourism […]

Caribbean Seeking Support of Other Regions in Lobby Against Airline ...


Kingston, Jamaica Jamaica has far to go in the development of its ICT sector, but right now, in the eyes of five delegates from St. Kitts and Nevis, the third largest island in the Caribbean is model material.

Jamaica Leads St. Kitts & Nevis Study Tour to Develop ...


By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is an International Consultant and former Caribbean Diplomat) The widely publicised bloody clashes over the last few days between law enforcement agencies and armed gangs in Jamaica are as bad for the economic and social well-being of the people of Caribbean countries as they […]

Jamaica’s Business Is The Caribbean’s Business



Climate Change
by Ana Scarlett April 6, 2010: Kingston (Panos) At least twelve Caribbean nations will play a key part in moving climate negotiations forward during this year, through service to the bureau of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Meeting […]

Caribbean Nationals Playing Key Roles in 2010 Climate Negotiations


Global Premiere of Song Takes Place on Tuesday, February 23 at 4:53 PM KINGSTON, JAMAICA In response to the crisis caused by the 7.0 earthquake in Haiti, Jamaica’s music fraternity has come together in an unprecedented show of solidarity for a historic recording titled “Listen2theCall”. The song project will premiere […]

JAMAICA’S MUSIC FRATERNITY LISTEN2THECALL TO HELP HAITI