February 26, 2021

Jamaica open CONCACAF Nations League with 4-0 win over Cayman Islands

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From Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica opened their qualifying phase of the CONCACAF Nations League with a comfortable 4-0 win over an over-matched Cayman Islands inside the National Stadium on Sunday. Played before a paltry 1,360 patrons, Darren Mattocks in the second and 58th minutes, and strike partner Cory Burke in the 34th and 66th […]

Reggae Boyz coach, Theodore Whitmore resigns

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By Howard Campbell From South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s soccer program will soon be on the hunt for a new head coach following the resignation of Theodore Whitmore the former head Coach of the Reggae Boyz. Dalton Wint, general secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), confirmed Whitmore had resigned on April […]

Jamaica’s tourism to play greater role in reducing crime

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From South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says, though the destination is not at risk, his Ministry will increase efforts to tackle the issue of crime affecting the people of Jamaica. Addressing delegates at the 56th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and awards luncheon of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist […]

Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference to officially launch April 4th

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From South Florida Caribbean News Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference official launch to be streamed live Andrew Holness will officially launch the Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference. KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness will be the keynote speaker at the official launch of Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference on Tuesday, April 4 at the Office of […]

France hosts major exhibition on Jamaican music

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By A. D. McKenzie From Caribbean News Service PARIS, Mar 30 2017 (IPS) – It’s one of those movie-like spring days in Paris, where blue skies and brilliant sunshine lift spirits after a long, wet, grey winter. Many people are outdoors trying to catch the rays, but Jamaican artist Danny Coxson is not among them.  […]

8 Caribbean cruise ports you’ll love the most [+1 not in article]

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By Carmen Fifield From dreamplango Winter cruise season is approaching and if you are yearning for warm weather, gorgeous beaches and exciting waterfront towns, your winter cruise cannot come fast enough. While you are dreaming and scheming for your next Caribbean adventure, you have to know about these eight amazing cruise ports: El Morro [San […]

Energy cost greatest deterrent to growth in Caribbean – Simpson Miller

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From Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica’s Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says the high cost of energy is the single greatest deterrent to economic growth in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean. Addressing an International Monetary Fund (IMF) sponsored 2014 High-Level Caribbean Forum at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, in Rose Hall, St James, on […]