October 20, 2020

Jamaica to host Bamboo Symposium from November 27-28

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By Ainsworth Morris From JIS Story Highlights Cabinet has given approval for the hosting of the first Caribbean International Bamboo Symposium at the Jamaica Conference Centre on November 27 and 28, 2018. Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, made the announcement during the post-Cabinet press briefing held at Jamaica House […]

Putting the littlest disaster victims on the Caribbean’s climate agenda

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By Desmond Brown From Caribbean360 CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Wednesday August 13, 2014, IPS – Children are often the forgotten ones when policy-makers map out strategies to deal with climate change, even as they are least capable of fending for themselves in times of trouble. According to David Popo, the programme officer with the Organisation of […]

Jamaica has new guidelines for arresting persons with small quantities of marijuana

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From Caribbean360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Wednesday August 13, 2014, CMC – The Jamaica government has outlined new guidelines which are to be implemented immediately by police regarding how they treat persons who are charged with minor offences such as possession of small quantities of marijuana. National Security Minister Peter Bunting said that the guidelines would allow […]