All about Jamaica

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By Edition On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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US$3 billion investment to create tens of thousands of new jobs in Jamaica

Member of the country’s economic growth council Adam Stewart. KINGSTON –Jamaica stands to benefit from over US$3 billion in investment projects up to 2019, which will create over 25,000 new jobs, with another More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Jamaican Singer Jack Radics kicking off his 2017 ‘Watershed’ tour in South Florida

ATLANTA - Platinum selling Jamaican recording artist Jack Radics will take his Watershed Tour to South Florida for four performances only next month, on January 20, 21, 22 and 23,  2017. The tour will kick off More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Jamaica turns down UK offer of new maximum-security prison

KINGSTON - The government of Jamaica has turned down the United Kingdom’s offer to assist in the building of a new maximum-security prison in the island. This was disclosed in the Senate on Friday by minister More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Unstable approach led to May 2014 hard landing of Air Canada Rouge flight in Montego Bay, Jamaica

RICHMOND HILL - In its investigation report (A14F0065) released on Monday, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that an unstable approach led to the May 10, 2014 hard landing of an Air Canada More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Caribbean countries among top 52 must visit destinations for this year

NEW YORK  — The New York Times, one of the leading newspapers in the United States, has listed three Caribbean destinations among its Top 52 Best Places to Go in 2017. Jamaica’s capital, Kingston, is at number More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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Jamaica and Cuba pledge to deepen relations

KINGSTON - Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Jamaica and Cuba have pledged to identify ways to deepen collaboration and exchanges in the areas of trade, tourism, climate change and disaster mitigation as well as More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Jamaica Defence Force returns to Damen for fleet renewal

AMSTERDAM - The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has awarded Damen Shipyards Group a contract for two new Stan Patrol 4207 vessels. Representing a renewal of their fleet, the new vessels will replace the JDF Coast Guard More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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IDB to support cassava production in Jamaica and small-scale fisheries in Honduras

MONTEGO BAY - President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, Luis Moreno, officially signed technical cooperation agreements to support two important projects in the region – one that will enhance More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Fancy a taste of bamboo tomato ketchup?

KINGSTON – Bamboo and ketchup normally don’t go hand in hand. Someone obviously never told that to Chevaughn Bowen. The Jamaican entrepreneur, a graduate of the International University of the Caribbean (IUC), More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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No more plastic bags in Jamaica soon?

KINGSTON – It seems Jamaica is moving closer to banning not only Styrofoam containers, as fellow CARICOM member nation Guyana has done, but plastic bags as well. The Senate recently approved a private member’s More...