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Jamaica ripe for investment in sports infrastructure, says tourism minister

Jamaica ripe for investment in sports infrastructure, says tourism minister

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett (right), greets Vice President of Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment/ Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball tournament, Frank Cuervo (left), at the recent media launch of the event at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston. Looking on are Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, […]

Shea Butter: A New and Exotic Cosmetic Ingredient

Shea Butter: A New and Exotic Cosmetic Ingredient

BY VICTORIA ONWUCHEKWA, Ph.D. The pervasive trend to the natural look and to natural sources for raw materials has made a commercial impact on most consumer products including cosmetics. Presently, certain oils traditionally used for edible purposes are being used to an increasing extent in the formulation of cosmetics. Many oils and fats extracted from […]

Performance of regional tourism sector described as ‘tale of two situations’

Performance of regional tourism sector described as ‘tale of two situations’

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — Caribbean tourism experienced contrasting performances over the last year with the newly appointed chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation, (CTO), Dominic Fedee, describing the experiences as a “a tale of two situations”. “On the one hand, we have robust growth in countries that were not affected by last year’s hurricanes. On […]