Fifth and Final Olympics for Jamaican Sprint Legend Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in 2024

Fifth and Final Olympics for Jamaican Sprint Legend Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in 2024

By Jamaicans.com | September 26, 2023 Jamaican sprint superstar Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has confirmed that the Olympic Games in Paris in 2024 will be her last. A  recent silver and bronze medal winner at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Fraser-Pryce also suffered a muscle injury at the competition and was taken to a hospital. While the injury […]

Jamaican Home Health Aides in Rochester

Jamaican Home Health Aides in Rochester

By Jamaica Consulate of NY Owed Compensation Agency underpaid over time. One person owed over $13,000. In a recent and significant development, the Consulate General of Jamaica in New York has initiated efforts to identify and support Jamaican individuals who were employed by the home health care agency, Excellent Care, located at 654 Empire Blvd, […]

Bartlett Targeting Half a Million Visitors from Canada by 2025

Bartlett Targeting Half a Million Visitors from Canada by 2025

By Linda Hohnholz In what he describes as an “ambitious but achievable” target, Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has revealed that he is pushing for 500,000 visitors to Jamaica from Canada by 2025. Minister Bartlett made the disclosure today (September 19) ahead of his departure to the North American country, where he will […]

Usain Bolt Honored with Top Legends New Value Note

Usain Bolt Honored with Top Legends New Value Note

Editorial credit: Shahjehan / Shutterstock.com By Stephanie Korney Jamaica’s multi-Olympic champion and sprint legend Usain Bolt is featured on a new value note issued by collectibles firm Top Legends. Value notes from Top Legends, which are copy-protected, provide unique collectible items that combine artistic quality, authentic designs, and sophisticated safety features in an item that recognizes the […]

Biden names Jamaica among five Caribbean drug transit or producing nations

Biden names Jamaica among five Caribbean drug transit or producing nations

By Jamaica Observer United States President Joe Biden has named several Caribbean countries among major drug transit or major illicit drug-producing countries for Fiscal Year 2024. In a White House memorandum, Biden on Friday listed The Bahamas, Belize, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica among countries world-wide as major transit or major illicit drug-producing countries. […]

The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Marks 21 Year of Sizzling Caribbean Food, Music and Culture on November 12, 2023

The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Marks 21 Year of Sizzling Caribbean Food, Music and Culture on November 12, 2023

Photos courtesy of Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival South Florida’s most popular Caribbean food festival returns to Miramar Regional Park  Miramar, FL (August 24, 2023) – On Sunday, November 12, 2023, 2pm-10pm, get ready to savor the authentic island flavors, feel the rhythm, and embrace the vibrant spirit of the Caribbean at the 21st Annual Grace […]

Voices of Preston’s Windrush generation – when I first arrived, I said: ‘Really? I thought there were no slums in this place!’

Voices of Preston’s Windrush generation – when I first arrived, I said: ‘Really? I thought there were no slums in this place!’

By: Alan Rice and Jack Hepworth // TheConversation.com From the earliest arrivals of what would become Preston’s “Windrush generation”, the status of the Caribbean diaspora was hotly contested in this post-industrial Lancashire town, as elsewhere. Discrimination and prejudice dogged the daily lives of people from the Caribbean who made their home here. In 1955, the […]

Jamaican Artist Mr. Vegas Graduates With Sociology Degree and 3.9 GPA

Jamaican Artist Mr. Vegas Graduates With Sociology Degree and 3.9 GPA

By Staff Writer, Jamaicans Jamaican dancehall artist Mr. Vegas, 47, who was born Clifford Smith in Kingston in 1974, has graduated from Florida International University (FIU) with a degree in Sociology/Anthropology and a minor in Hospitality Management. During his studies, he maintained a GPA of 3.9. He announced his achievement on Instagram with a post […]

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