Jamaica Takes Steps to Remove the Queen as Head of State and Become a Republic – What It Means

Jamaica Takes Steps to Remove the Queen as Head of State and Become a Republic – What It Means

London, United Kingdom – June 16, 2007: Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II attends the Trooping the Colour ceremony. (Shutterstock) By Stephanie Korney, Jamaicans.com Jamaica’s Minister of Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Marline Malahoo Forte, announced in a speech to the House of Representatives on June 7, 2022, that the government plans to make the nation […]

Jamaica’s Health Minister Introduces Project CODE Care to Alleviate Medical Backlog

Jamaica’s Health Minister Introduces Project CODE Care to Alleviate Medical Backlog

Health and Wellness Minister, Hon. Dr. Christopher Tufton is seeking to recruit nurses, doctors, and other medical personnel as part of his Project CODE CARE, which he says will help clear the elective surgery backlog in the island’s hospitals. During a recent presentation, Tufton noted that since March 2020, many hospitals have had to suspend […]

PM Andrew Holness Addresses Commonwealth Business Forum in Rwanda

The Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) presents an important opportunity for our 54 Member States to determine key priority areas and draw on our collective energies and strengths to realize our true potential.

PM Andrew Holness Addresses Commonwealth Business Forum in Rwanda

Jamaica: Prime Minister of Jamaica- Andrew Holness also attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda, where he delivered a presentation to the Commonwealth Business Forum Heads of Government and Business Leaders’ Roundtable on “Bridging the Digital Divide”. The Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) presents an important opportunity for our 54 Member […]

Minister Bartlett Laments Passing of Former Tourism Minister Francis Tulloch

Minister Bartlett Laments Passing of Former Tourism Minister Francis Tulloch

By Linda S. Hohnholz, ETurboNews Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has expressed condolences to the family of former Minister of Tourism, Francis Tulloch, who passed away yesterday (June 23). Minister Bartlett said “he was a true stalwart who played an integral role in developing the tourism sector. Our industry has benefited significantly from the […]

Jamaica Local Tourism Industry: Re-imagined and New

Jamaica Local Tourism Industry: Re-imagined and New

Jamaica,Ocho Rios,24 January 2020: Arial view of Hotels,resorts on the beach in Jamaica,Ocho Rios. (Shutterstock) By Juergen T Steinmetz, ETurboNews Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says that his ministry has made it a priority to re-imagine the local tourism sector by creating strategic policies, programs, and initiatives that can aid in building resilience and […]

Trafficking of Illegal Firearms Severely Threatens CARICOM Region Says Horace Chang

Trafficking of Illegal Firearms Severely Threatens CARICOM Region Says Horace Chang

By WiredJA News Team WASHINGTON DC, Thursday May 26, 2022 – Chairman of the CARICOM Council for National Security and Law Enforcement (CONSLE) and Jamaica’s National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang, says the illicit trafficking of illegal firearms is a significant challenge for the region. Addressing today’s Committee meeting on Hemispheric Security at the Organization […]

US Announces Takedown of ‘sophisticated’ Int’l Drug Scheme Involving Jamaicans

US Announces Takedown of ‘sophisticated’ Int’l Drug Scheme Involving Jamaicans

By Livern Barrett, Jamaica Gleaner Two Jamaicans are among 19 people who have been jailed on a range of criminal charges for their alleged involvement in a “sophisticated” international narcotics scheme, a top American law enforcement official has disclosed. The scheme operated in Jamaica, Colombia and the United States. The scheme was allegedly used to […]

Jamaica to Celebrate Africa Day on May 25

Jamaica to Celebrate Africa Day on May 25

By Staff Writer, Jamaicans Jamaica is preparing to celebrate Africa Day for the first time on May 25, 2022, joining the African Union and other countries with a high percentage of the African Diaspora. According to Marlon Williams, the senior Education Officer in Jamaica’s Ministry of Education and Youth, the celebration will be a part […]

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