16 hrs ago
Add Voluntourism in Jamaica to Your Winter Travel Options
Now that summer is on the cusp of winding down, it's definitely time to start thinking about winter getaways while the getting's good.
22 hrs ago
Bugle lights up Sumfest's stage
Following up on his promise to deliver a workman-like performance that his fans will remember for a while, dancehall/reggae artiste Bugle was in fine form at the just concluded Reggae Sumfest festival.
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Jamaica Tourist Board Gives Agents Opportunity to see Ziggy Marley in Concert
Reggae fans across the United States can experience the Marley magic this summer as the Jamaica Tourist Board has joined forces with Grammy Award winning reggae artist Ziggy Marley for his 2014 Fly Rasta North American Tour.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Jet ski operators put on warning
THE Tourism Product Development Company says there will be a zero tolerance approach to private and commercial jet ski operators who refuse to adhere to the regulations governing the industry.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Thanksgiving service for Vin Martin August 1
A service of Thanksgiving for the late former Jamaica honorary consul to Atlanta, Vin Martin, will be held at the Springfield Baptist church in Conyers, Atlanta, Georgia, on Friday, August 1. Martin, who passed away on July 23, was born on July 31, 1943 in Jackson Town, Trelawny.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Recruitment age limit increased for farm work programme
Making the announcement on Friday, Labour and Social Security Minister Derrick Kellier said the adjustment is as a result of the recognition that there are many very able-bodied people over the previous cut-off age of 40 who work harder than some people in their 20s.
When Norman Manley won and lost a referendum
Early in the year, on January 7, Alumina Jamaica , made its first alumina shipment, 2,300 tons, 'packed in stout paper bags', on the SS Trident, from Railroad Pier No 3 in Kingston.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Case file for accused murderer not ready
T he case against a St James man accused of stabbing his brother to death during an altercation in 2013 has been deferred to September 10, as the prosecution's case file is not ready.
No bail for man accused of killing girlfriend
A St James man accused of killing his girlfriend and hiding her body under banana leaves in his yard, had his bail conditions altered in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.
International Dancehall Queen Contest to help boost tourism
From left, Kingsley Cooper, chairman of the Entertainment Advisory Board in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, Brian 'Big Head' Martin, the promoter of the International Dancehall Queen Contest, and Robert Russell, chairman of Summerfest Productions, the promoters of Reggae Sumfest, in discussion during Tuesday night's launch of Dancehall ... (more)
Auto show to make tourist capital home
GIVEN the success of last weekend's Wealth Auto Show held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James, organisers are planning to make it a calendar event.
Music in the Park
The Orchestra of the Americas kicked off its Jamaican tour on Wednesday evening with a free concert at Emancipation Park.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Three on robbery charge remanded
Three St James men who were arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a woman's cellular phone in May have been remanded in custody until July 28, to allow one of the defendants time to get legal representation.
Memorial service for Lloyd Young tomorrow
The life of Lloyd Young Snr, Jamaica's first bodybuilding champion, former weightlifting champion and trainer to a generation of bodybuilders will be celebrated tomorrow at a funeral service at the St James Parish Church starting at 10:00 am.
Western Ja to pay tribute to Sir Howard
Thousands of Jamaicans across the western end of the island are expected to pay tribute to late former Governor General, Sir Howard Cooke, at several activities being planned to honour the distinguished son of St James.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
PHOTO: All about Jamaica
CNN New York anchor, Michaela Pereira and Minister of Tourism and Entertainment Dr Wykeham McNeill found a lot to laugh about as they flip through a copy of Jamaica Heritage in Pictures, produced by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust, and which captures captivating images of Jamaica.
Gov't vows not to allow abuse of rights under flexi-work week
LABOUR Minister Derrick Kellier says the Government will not tolerate any abuse of rights or discrimination of employees under the proposed flexi-work week arrangements.
GODFREY Dyer, chairman of Summerfest Productions - organisers of Reggae Sumfest - is pleased with the staging of this year's week-long event.
Bogdanovich acquires KLE Group shares
The KLE Group, which runs a number of night clubs, now lists local investor Josef Bogdanovich as a top-ten shareholder at the listed company, according to public data from its registrar, Sagicor Bank.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Bail extension for two on drug rap
T he case against two St James men who were reportedly held with more than two pounds of cocaine last March was last Wednesday deferred to September 2 in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court.