August 20, 2019

Community Policing

St. Kitts & Nevis: PM Harris highlights the importance of having diversity within the Police Force, particularly in the context of Community Policing St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris is flanked by (from left to right) Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for Intelligence, Mr. […]

NAN’s Caribbean Business and Finance Report

From News Americas Now News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Aug. 16, 2019: Here are the top business stories making news from the Caribbean for this week of Aug. 16, 2019: US Diaspora US-based businesses doing business in and with the Caribbean are finding out the hard way that several banks are not supporting business transactions in […]

NAN’s CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 14, 2019

from NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Wednesday morning August 14, 2019: Roberto Ulpiano and Omar Rodriguez, owners of Caribbean Car Wash of New Jersey, have been hit with a lawsuit from multiple workers who say they […]

Regional sugar producers want support for white sugar

From Jamaica Gleaner BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Sugar Association of the Caribbean is urging Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments to strengthen the regional market for Caribbean white sugar by enforcing the Common External Tariff (CET) on imported white sugar. The association said it may surprise Caribbean consumers to know that currently the lemonade or cola […]

Jamaica, Cayman Islands and St. Vincent and the Grenadines triumph in CFU Girls U-14 Challenge Series

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (August 11, 2019)—Jamaica, Cayman Islands and St. Vincent and the Grenadines are the winners of Groups 1, 2 and 4 of the CFU Girls’ Under-14 Challenge Series, while Group 5 will be decided after the finals matches on August 13. Playing at home against Dominican Republic, Martinique and Bermuda, the young Reggae Girlz […]

Jamaicans urged to call out reckless drivers

BY: AINSWORTH MORRIS From JIS Story Highlights Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Country Representative for Jamaica, Therese Turner Jones, is calling for Jamaicans to take a stand against irresponsible road use. She said that reckless driving should not be the norm, and Jamaicans should “call it out when they see it and not turn a blind eye.” […]

Give us our birdman back! Jamaican government demands return of two Caribbean sculptures that have been in London for more than 200 years

By Henry Goodwin From Daily Mail UK The sculptures depict a rain god and a birdman and are both around 3ft tall Both carvings, thought to have been made by the Taino people, are at the British Museum Jamaica’s culture minister said they are ‘priceless’ and ‘significant to the story of Jamaica’ Jamaica is demanding the return of a pair […]

Jamaica Ag Show

Cayman: Premier and Minister of Agriculture attend Jamaica Agriculture Show From Cayman Islands Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands (6 August 2019) – The Minister of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands, Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, JP, in the company and support of the Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP are on […]

The Editor speaks: Jamaica Independence Day

Today our Jamaican neighbours are celebrating their independence from the UK. Congratulations. It has taken fiftyseven years to nearly reach a milestone of sixty. It hasn’t been a pretty road but at long last there are good signs for this country. PM Andrew Holness, in his Independence Address, says,”we have much to be thankful for: […]

Jamaica: Independence Message 2019 Prime Minister The Most Hon. Andrew Holness

My fellow Jamaicans, As we celebrate our 57th year of independence, we have much to be thankful for: . The lowest unemployment rate in our history at 7.8% and youth unemployment fell by 6 percent. . The annual inflation rate is low and stable at 4.2% and the consumer price index is trending downwards. . […]