October 15, 2018

Jamaica: Hotel entertainment coordinator charged with the rape of female guests

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From Jamaica Gleaner Detectives attached to the St James Criminal Investigations Branch have charged the entertainment coordinator who allegedly raped two female visitors at the RIU hotel in Montego Bay, St James. Twenty-four-year-old Demar Dowe Scott, otherwise called ‘Ninja’, of Comfort district in Manchester, is charged with illegal possession of firearm, two counts of assault […]

Arts Festival in Jamaica to expose budding artists across the Caribbean

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By Howard Campbell From South Florida Caribbean News MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Next March (2019) when Oniel Cunningham and his business partners launch CARICS international Fine Arts Festival in Montego Bay, they hope to expose budding artists in the tourist city and Caribbean. An architect by profession, Cunningham has been an art lover for many years […]

Expedia highlights Jamaican mobile demand growth during JAPEX 2018

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From South Florida Caribbean News Montego Bay, Jamaica – Expedia Group™ participated in this year’s Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX), which took place September 23-25. The Expedia Group market management team took advantage of this annual event to meet with lodging partners, talk strategy and showcase the latest data findings that are key to travel partner’s […]

Protocol amending treaty establishing Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) signed by Prime Ministers

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ECTEL Media Release Monday, July 9, 2018 — Montego Bay, Jamaica – The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) announces the signing of the Protocol Amending the Treaty Establishing the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet of Saint Lucia and Prime Minister Keith Mitchell of Grenada during CARICOM’s 39th Regular Meeting of […]

Bourdain’s love of Jamaica’s oxtail and curried goat

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BY TANGERINE CLARKE From Caribbean Life Four years ago, late world-renowned chef and host of CNN’s Parts Unknown, Anthony Bourdain said, “I love the food in this country. I must have Oxtail, whether in the Bronx or in Kingston.” These were endearing words uttered by the storyteller and adventurer, while filming his series in Jamaica. […]

Jamaica: Electronic platform being developed to facilitate investments

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By Denise Dennis From JIS Story Highlights The Government has started development of two complementary electronic platforms that will enable increased efficiency in the investment and exporting sectors. This was announced by Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, during his address at the opening ceremony for the Jamaica Investment Forum (JIF), […]

CDB and FAO strengthen partnership with new agreement

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March 6, 2018, Montego Bay, Jamaica – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on Monday signed an agreement to strengthen their partnership to help countries in the Region achieve key development goals in agriculture. The Framework Cooperation Agreement makes provisions for CDB to partner with […]

Chelmsford man used fraudulent credit card to fund luxury Caribbean holiday

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By James Gregory From Essex Live News He was found with more than 200 cards which could have been used for fraud. A Chelmsford man who used someone else’s credit card to fund a luxury Caribbean holiday has been spared jail. Corie Riddles, 26, of Courtlands, was also found with more than 200 blank bank […]

Caribbean Travel – This Dreamy Detox hotel is in the Caribbean

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 5, 2018: It’s the New Year and what better way to start than to fulfill your resolution to take better care of your health and body. Well look no further than a detox vacation in a dreamy Caribbean resort which has been listed at 9 out of 10 […]

Murders off the charts

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BY BERT WILKINSON From Caribbean Life As the year draws to a close, many in Jamaica will remember 2017 as the year when gangs and armed criminals appeared to have taken back the inititative from police, setting the country on course to probably record its worst murder rate in 11 years. And the main worry […]