March 27, 2023


MARCH 25, 2023 “I am so proud of all Jamaica has accomplished throughout the years, having grown from having only charter flights and no all-inclusives to become one of the top tourism destinations globally. It’s amazing to me and, while I have made the decision to enter retirement and instead work on my golf game, […]

The UWI confers Emeritus Professor titles on Copeland, Agard

The UWI St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago. Tuesday, March 14, 2023—The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has conferred ‘Emeritus Professor’ titles on Professors Brian Copeland and John Agard, both of the St. Augustine Campus in Trinidad and Tobago. Both conferrals are with immediate effect. The title of Emeritus Professor (or, Emerita Professor, for […]

Unwavering support from The UWI’s contributing countries during budget presentation meetings

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Tuesday, March 14, 2023—In a show of unwavering support for The University of the West Indies (UWI), all 17 of its contributing countries were represented at the kick-off of the two-day annual budget meetings on March 7, 2023. The third iteration of virtual Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) meetings since […]

Caribbean Airlines presents “WI FETE” for Jamaican Carnival 2023

Piarco, Trinidad & Tobago, March 17, 2023: – Caribbean Airlines is the “Presenting Sponsor for Wi Fete- The Ultimate Caribbean Music Festival” happening in Kingston, Jamaica on Saturday, April 15, 2023, on the weekend of Jamaica’s Carnival. Soca Icon Machel Montano is the headline act. The airline’s sponsorship was announced at a press conference at the Jamaica Pegasus, on March 16.  […]

Cayman Airways adds Easter and Summer flights for Cayman/Montego Bay route

“Residents in Cayman and Jamaica who are looking for options for an Easter weekend getaway or Summer travel this year, now have the Cayman/Montego Bay route as a choice with nonstop flights.” Residents in Cayman and Jamaica who are looking for options for an Easter weekend getaway or Summer travel this year, now have the […]

Tourism chief endorses Women’s Day push for digital inclusion

Source: Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Contact:  Greta Andzenge, Marketplace Excellence +1 201 861- 2056 [email protected] Tourism Chief Endorses Women’s Day Push for Digital Inclusion Fort Lauderdale, Fla (March 7, 2023) – Voicing support for the theme of the United Nations International Women’s Day, “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality”, Nicola Madden-Greig, President of the […]

CARIBBEAN TOURISM AUTHORITY – Jamaica’s minister of tourism seeks global support for resilience fund

FEBRUARY 28, 2023   Jamaica’s minister of tourism seeks global support for resilience fund Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, is calling on the global community to support a tourism resilience fund to help countries cope with disruptions like pandemics.  Speaking with CNN’s Richard Quest, Minister Bartlett stated that the fund’s resources would come from tourists, who would make […]

Reparations and Royalty, Africa and Europe: Exploding Myths and Empowering Truths

ARICOM Reparations Commission and UWI Centres  welcome Royal African Delegation  The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Tuesday, February, 28, 2023—A high-level delegation of royal African traditional leaders from AIDO Network International, is visiting Jamaica from February 28 to March 6 for a series of activities hosted by the CARICOM Reparations Commission, in collaboration with The […]

Exploring Time and Color with Bulby York

New Album Takes A Comprehensive Look At The Career Of Award-Winning Producer & Engineer CARIBPR WIRE, Kingston, JA/New York, NY, Thurs. Feb. 23, 2023: – From learning about recording from the iconic King Tubby to being an engineer for the likes of Sly & Robbie and Winston Riley to working with pop icons like Rihanna and […]

Jamaica: Former CIMA official Langston Sibblies resigns from Financial Services Commission over Usain Bolt scandal

The Government has appointed a new board at the Financial Services Commission (FSC) amid criticism being faced by the body regarding its oversight duties. This comes amid the massive fraud uncovered at investment firm Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL). Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke today disclosed that the commission will be chaired by Richard Byles, […]