July 7, 2022

7 tips for foreign real estate buyers in Jamaica

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When planning a significant change in lifestyle, such as moving to a new country, it’s best to be as prepared as possible. Although Jamaica is very welcoming and easy to move to, some problems still await. To this end, here are seven tips for foreign real estate buyers in Jamaica. Investing in Jamaica is simple […]

Companies combine to provide major protection for Caribbean card customers

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Powertranz and Bluefin add support for MultiLink J.E.T.S. debit card in Jamaica Bluefin and Powertranz, who already provide the first and only integrated self-service kiosks supporting MSR, EMV, NFC and PCI-validated P2PE in the Caribbean, can now support J.E.T.S. debit card CARIBPR WIRE, Hamilton, Bermuda and Atlanta, GA, Thurs. June 9, 2022. Bluefin, the leading provider of data […]

Three UWI Press books secure 2022 IPPY Awards

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The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. W.I. Friday, 27 May 2022. — The University of the West Indies Press (UWI Press) is pleased to announce that earlier this month, three of its published books were recognised internationally by the Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY Awards). Traditional and Western Medicine: Voices from Jamaican Psychiatric Patients by Dr […]

QUOTABLE CARIBBEAN – MAY 28, 2022

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“My experience over the years has included serving in executive roles at luxury properties, top-rated resorts, and villa management portfolios in the Caribbean region. In my new role at Divi Resorts, I’ll be working closely with each resort to ensure guests are enjoying unique and safe travel experiences while creating memories that last a lifetime.” – Mo […]

Accelerating collaborative efforts for the recognition, justice and development of people of African descent

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The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Tuesday, May 10, 2022—The University of the West Indies together with the Government of Barbados, and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are co-hosting a meeting from May 12-13 in Bridgetown, Barbados aimed at identifying strategies for the protection and fulfilment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by people […]

Cayman: Agriculture Minister on Official Visit to Jamaica

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Issued by: Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure Grand Cayman – Minister of Agriculture Hon. Jay Ebanks will visit Jamaica during May 11 to 18 for bilateral meetings between the countries to discuss various issues concerning the agricultural sector. During the visit, Minister Ebanks will meet with Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Hon. Pearnel […]

ibex Cares: Jamaica team raises $1 million JMD to help coworker

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CaribPR Wire, PORTMORE, Jamaica, April 27, 2022: — ibex (NASDAQ: IBEX), a leading global provider of business process outsourcing (BPO) and customer engagement technology solutions, today announced its team in Jamaica raised $1 million JMD to help pay for new prosthetic legs for teammate Charmonique Willis. Willis lost her legs when she was two years old and needs […]

Cayman: UPDATE: Search Operation Transitions to Search and Recovery, One Man Arrested

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UPDATE: 25 April 2022 Over this past weekend, 23 – 24 April, the Cayman Islands Coast Guard and RCIPS resumed search efforts for three men who were reported to have fallen overboard from a vessel in the North Sound on Friday, 22 April, without success. During searches on Sunday, 24 April, life vests and other […]

Caribbean Under Threat! – Part 2

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10 urgent takeaways for the Caribbean from the UN IPCC’s latest report on climate change. The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Tuesday, April 19, 2022. — The second instalment of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, known as the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), was released in February. The scientific report presents a dire warning of […]

Cayman: Farewell to the Muttoos

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It is with a profound sense of gratitude that the Cayman National Cultural Foundation bids farewell to Henry and Marcia Muttoo, Artistic Director and Managing Director of the Foundation respectively. The formidable husband and wife team have retired after 30-plus years each of invaluable contribution to the development of arts and culture in the Cayman […]