September 26, 2020

Jamaica: UK Caribbean infrastructure fund approves steam engine railway for Portland, St Mary

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By Janet Silvera, From Hospitality Jamaica The United Kingdom-based Jamaica Eastern Railway (JER) has made a proposal to the Jamaican Government to bring back steam trains to the parishes of Portland and St Mary in what it says would be a game changer in community and heritage tourism. Tagged ‘Changing trains … changing lives’, the […]

Jamaica’s Gov’t lifts ban on individuals from Ebola-hit countries

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From Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Government of Jamaica has lifted its ban on individuals entering the island from countries affected by Ebola, with immediate effect. According to a release from the security ministry today, the decision was made recently by Cabinet, and was guided by recent indications received from the World Health Organization […]

The two-faced, phoney side of Jamaica’s politics

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By Christopher Burns From Jamaica Observer Phoney sells, but counterfeit politics and political practices sell even more. Nowhere is phoney politics and politicians more popular than right here in Jamaica. The governors are as guilty of phoney politics as the governed themselves are, and the double standard that accompanies the pretentiousness is remarkable, to say the […]