June 19, 2021

Oliver Samuels to receive Marcus Garvey Lifetime Achievement Award

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From Jamaica Observer WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Washington-based Institute for Caribbean Studies (ICS) says it will bestow the Marcus Garvey Lifetime Achievement Award on Jamaican comedian, actor and playwright Oliver Samuels during its 25th Caribbean-American Heritage Awards Gala, on November 16. “For his outstanding body of work and for bringing ‘Brand Jamaica’ to […]

Jamaica Independence Day Aug 6, PM Message

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PM, Andrew Holness: Jamaica Independence Day Diaspora Message 2018 Message from The Most Hon. Andrew Michael Holness, ON, MP Prime Minister, Jamaica KINGSTON, Jamaica – My Jamaican family in the Diaspora, the commemoration of Jamaica’s 56th year as an independent nation presents an opportunity for us to reflect on, and celebrate the significant achievements made […]

Seaga is a visionary for the cultural sector – Holness

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By Office of the Prime Minister Jfrom JIS Story Highlights Prime Minister Andrew Holness has described Former Prime Minister The Most Honourable Seaga as a visionary, leader and statesman who did much for the cultural sector. Mr. Seaga played a pivotal role in the creation of the Cultural Training Centre now the Edna Manley School […]

Red Stripe, Jewel Grande Resort and Rose Hall resort sign sponsorship agreements for the UNWTO Global Conference in Jamaica next month

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A signing took place this morning (Oct.20) of sponsorship agreements for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica, World Bank Group and Inter-American Development Bank Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, from November 27 to 29, 2017. IMAGE: Captions: UNWTO Conf. […]

CARICOM sends greetings to Jamaica on 55th anniversary of independence

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping has lauded the distinguished contribution of Jamaica to the world as the country celebrates its 55th anniversary of political independence from Britain on Sunday. In a message marking the occasion, CARICOM Secretary General Irwin La Roque said Jamaica’s development has been fuelled by the “renowned creativity […]

18 Companies to Promote Products Under JAMPRO’s Caribbean Market Mission

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By Alecia Smith From JIS Story Highlights Eighteen Jamaican companies will benefit from the promotion of their products in three countries over a two-week period under Jamaica Promotions Corporation’s (JAMPRO) Caribbean Market Mission Launched at JAMPRO’s New Kingston offices yesterday (May 29), the mission will facilitate visits to Barbados, Trinidad and The Bahamas from June […]