JCF Reports Significant Reduction in Major Crimes

JCF Reports Significant Reduction in Major Crimes

By Mickella Anderson-Gordon | Jamaica Information Service The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is reporting a significant reduction in several categories of major crime during the first quarter of 2024 when compared to the same period in 2023. “Notably, murders have decreased by 13 per cent, shootings are down by four per cent, and rape cases […]

Destination Trade and Investment the Focus at 10th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference

Destination Trade and Investment the Focus at 10th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference

State Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Hon. Alando Terrelonge. Photo courtesy: JIS By Mickella Anderson-Gordan | Jamaican Information Service The country will be marketed as a destination for trade and investment, at the 10th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference. Under the theme, ‘United for Jamaica’s Transformation’, this year’s conference will mark […]

Jamaica’s Minister Bartlett Speaks at Sustainable Blue Economy Summit 2024

Jamaica’s Minister Bartlett Speaks at Sustainable Blue Economy Summit 2024

By eTurboNews Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett was a featured speaker and thought leader at the Eco-Canada’s Sustainable Blue Economy Summit 2024 in Halifax, Canada, highlighting the critical importance of the blue economy to building tourism resilience and sustainability, on Tuesday, March 19, 2024. In his speech Minister Bartlett highlighted the critical issues facing the ocean economy […]

Small Business and Climate Resilience

Small Business and Climate Resilience

Mr. Anton E. Edmunds, the General Manager of Caribbean Country Department and Country Representative in Jamaica (IADB) spoke recently at the EmpowerJA seminar, which focused on how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can build their climate resilience. Mr. Edmunds posted on his LinkedIn account that “ Mr. Anton E. Edmunds, the General Manager of Caribbean […]

PM Holness, PNP’s Dr Deborah Hickling Gordon Pay Tribute to Peter Anthony Morgan of Morgan Heritage

PM Holness, PNP’s Dr Deborah Hickling Gordon Pay Tribute to Peter Anthony Morgan of Morgan Heritage

Photo courtesy: WiredJA By WiredJA News Team KINGSTON, February 25, 2024 – The reggae world is draped in mourning with the passing of Peter Anthony Morgan, the soulful lead singer of the Grammy award-winning reggae ensemble Morgan Heritage, at the tender age of 46. His family shared the somber news of his departure on Sunday […]

Jamaica Tourism Minister Calls for Financing of Global Tourism Resilience Fund

Jamaica Tourism Minister Calls for Financing of Global Tourism Resilience Fund

By Linda Hohnholz | eTurboNews While urging the international community to urgently unite to establish a Global Tourism Resilience Fund, Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett outlined that “the money collected in each destination from this tip would contribute to the fund and aid in boosting tourism resilience.” Funding tourism resilience was one of the pressing issues explored at the just […]

Jamaican Reggae Artist Qyor Launches “Cool Runnings”

Jamaican Reggae Artist Qyor Launches “Cool Runnings”

Photo credit: Noel of @Urbanehue By Lyndon Taylor Listen to the interview with Jamaican artist, Qyor, here: Jamaican artist Qyor has launched his latest single “Cool Runnings,” bringing a fresh take on reggae music to listeners worldwide. The project, conceived at the beginning of 2023, emerged from a collaborative session with producer Rayon “Slyda Di […]

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