Beckles to European Parliament: ‘End colonialism in region and honour debt owed’

January 8, 2021 admin 0

Beckles to European Parliament: ‘End colonialism in region and honour debt owed’ (UWITV) UWI’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, called upon the European Parliament to end colonisation in the region and honour its debt to the people. Invited to speak to the parliament (at a virtual international panel on December 2, 2020) during a special discussion on the poverty legacies […More]

CHTA Shares Optimistic Outlook for Tourism’s Recovery

January 8, 2021 admin 0

CHTA Shares Optimistic Outlook for Tourism’s Recovery (Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Press Release) – As the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to impact global tourism, top Caribbean private sector tourism leaders are asserting that tourism is the region’s best hope for recovery and renewal and that the successful revival of the sector relies on its ability to enhance […More]

CARICOM Expresses Sadness and Concern Over US Protests

January 8, 2021 admin 0

CARICOM Expresses Sadness and Concern Over US Protests At Capitol Hill, Washington Reactions continue to pour in following the dramatic events on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, in Washington DC. The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has expressed deep sadness and concern with the unprecedented scenes that unfolded at the Capitol Building in Washington DC, USA, during the certification of the votes of […More]


January 7, 2021 admin 0

STATEMENT BY REV. AL SHARPTON ON JUSTICE DEPARMENT NOMINATIONS MADE BY PRESIDENT-ELECT JOE BIDEN January 6, 2021 (New York, NY) Today, Rev. Al Sharpton released the following statement upon the Justice Department nominations made by President-elect Joe Biden: “I would have still preferred a Black Attorney General nominee or someone with a clear record on voting rights and police reform, […More]


January 5, 2021 admin 0

Gordon Stewart the chair of Sandals Resorts International is dead. Gordon Stewart fondly known as Butch Stewart died in the United States yesterday (January 4, 2021) during a period of illness, sending shock and grief throughout, especially his native Jamaica and the rest of the Caribbean. Butch Stewart was 79 years old. He began working at the tender age of […More]

YOUNG MINAJ: “Papa Bear”

January 3, 2021 admin 0

What A Cutie! Fans in awe as Nicki Minaj shares pics of her son Nicki Minaj has finally shared pictures of her son, and what a cutie he is! On Saturday, the 38-year-old rapper posted pictures of her three-month-old son with husband Kenneth Petty, much to the delight of her adoring fans. Minaj hasn’t yet revealed her sons’ name, referring […More]

First Non-Stop Flight To Jamaica From Nigeria

January 3, 2021 admin 0

Jamaica welcomes historic flight from Nigeria Nigerian Airline, Air Peace, made its historic direct flight from Lagos to the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James, on Monday. It is the first non-stop flight to the island from Nigeria and is aimed at exploring the possibility of direct round-trip commercial airlift between the two destinations. The flight, with 132 […More]


January 3, 2021 admin 0

Beenie Man slapped with two charges over alleged illegal party Dancehall star Beenie Man has been charged with breaches of the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA) and the Noise Abatement Act in connection with an alleged illegal party in late November. The entertainer, whose real name is Moses Davis, turned himself in to the Black River police in St Elizabeth on New Year’s Eve […More]


December 31, 2020 admin 0

$600 stimulus checks arriving ‘as early as tonight’ while increase to $2,000 stalls in Senate Dec. 29 — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said $600 payments should have started to be delivered as early as last Tuesday night (12/29/20), as Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell continues to block efforts by President Donald Trump and Democrats to increase stimulus payments to Americans. Mnuchin announced that “The Department of Treasury and […More]

Usain Bolt, Buju Banton And Other Jamaican Celebrities Donate Big To The Children

December 29, 2020 admin 0

Foundation Commits $2.2 Million to 21 Early Childhood Institutions in Rural Jamaica Twenty-one Early Childhood Institutions (ECIs) in rural areas on the island will receive a donation of $2.2 million from the Usain Bolt Foundation. The funds will be used to help teachers with the interventions needed with parents during the COVID-19 pandemic while their children are at home. The […More]

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