JAMAICAN NEWS: January 17th - 23rd, 2015
Travelers to Ebola Countries Quarantined | UN to Conduct Review of Jamaica's Treatment of Children | Prime Minister Says Time Is Ripe for Business Expansion | Compliance Not Improved by Employment Tax Credit | Parliament Will Vote on Moving to Caribbean Court of Justice | Government Considering Bill to Decriminalize Pot Possession | JPS to Use New Tool to Discover Theft of Electricity | Briton Stranded in Jamaica to Be Aided by UK High Commission
JAMAICAN DIASPORA NEWS: January 17th - 23rd, 2015
New York Businessman Donates to High School in St. Mary | Heart Screenings to Be given to Student Athletes | Pastor Wants to Be Proud of Jamaica | Jamaican Selected to Lead U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency | Researchers to Study Role of Diaspora | Hanna Tells Un Meeting in Geneva That Jamaica Is Making Progress | Ex-premier of Ontario Welcomes Pot Legalization in Jamaica | No New Trial for Buju Banton
JAMAICA ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: January 17th - 23rd, 2015
70th Anniversay of Bob Marley's Birthday to Be Celebrated | Harvey Says Chronixx Has Strong Work Ethic | Minott Says Jamaica Doesn't Produce Reggae as in the 1980s | Sizzla to Release 71st Album
JAMAICA BUSINESS NEWS: January 17th - 23rd, 2015
Jamaican Government to Facilitate Investing in Cuba | Spanish Wind-turbine Manufacturer Wins Jamaican Contract | Biotech Firms in Mexico, Jamaica Sign Agreement | Website of Bank of Jamaica Hijacked
JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: January 17th - 23rd, 2015
Jamaicans Atkinson, Walters Wind Top Awards | Stephen Allen Wins Third Consecutive Race | Foreign Agents, Scouts Unimpressed by Jamaican U-20 | Coach Whitmore Not Planning to Resign
5 Tips for driving in Corporate Jamaica
Like many cities around the world, the Corporate Area is a bustling hive of activity with peak hour gridlock traffic and vendors everywhere. Of course, there are other hazards like crazy drivers, stop light beggars, and careless pedestrians that you have to contend with. Use these helpful tips to drive safely in the city.
This Week's Top 3 Best Jamaica Instagram Photos - January 22nd, 2015
Check out this week's best photos of Jamaica and Jamaican culture on Instagram. Our favorites this week include images from Salt River in Clarendon, Sunset in Montego Bay and the South Coast of Jamaica
. If you would like your photo featured on our site tag your shots with the hashtag #jamaicansphotos and follow us @jamaicans_com
New Blog Posts on the Fe We likkle soapbox..De Jamaicans.com Blog
This week's topics in the Fe We likkle soapbox..De Jamaicans.com
blog: Jamaica Has The Highest Level of Women In Management in the World ... Check it out & feel free to leave your comments.
New Blog Posts on the George's Blog
This week's topics in the George's
blog: You’ll Have to Choose, America! | What Did MLK Really Want? | Here They Go Again | Social Security Under Attack | You Can Come Out Now, Liberals…Check it out & feel free to leave your comments.
Moving On - Memoirs of An Illegal Alien Part 108
It was 3 months since my last encounter with Nicola. I could not get her out of my mind. I was feeling great about my future immigration status. Now that I was not looking for someone to marry for a green card maybe she would take me back. A few times I thought about calling but did not. My last memory of her was she making it clear she did not want to see me again.
I have no money to pay bailiff to kick 'her' out of my house!
I got an order in the Court to finally get rid of the troublemaker in my house. I do not have the money to pay the bailiffs and they told me that they cannot act without payment.
VIDEO: Jamaican Patois (Patwa) Word of The Day Is "Cerfitikit"
Learn Jamaican Patois (Patwa) with a word a day. Today's word is Cerfitikit. Say the word, practice, sentences and soon you will be speaking Jamaican Patois (Patwa).
Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley delivers a message as “HARD WORK” Tops Next Week’s Top 10 Reggae Chart for the week beginning 01/19/2015
This week's top 10 reggae songs ranked by RockDaBox.net for the week ending January 9th, 2014. Sean Paul’s “LIGHTS ON” tops this week’s charts. Be sure to listen on Friday mornings to RockDaBox.net for the Weekly Top 10 Reggae Charts.
JAMAICAN NEWS: January 10th - 16th, 2015
Partnerships Increase Parish Revenues | Jamaican Women Suffer as Harassment Law Makes Slow Progress | Organization Expresses Worries about Thefts of Copper Wire | Arlene Harrison Henry Appointed Island's First Female Public Defender | Many Young People Would Trade Jamaican Citizenship for Opportunity | Chamber President Questions Value of Logistics Hub | Consumers Enjoy Low Gas Prices | Flow to Be Purchased by Lime
JAMAICAN DIASPORA NEWS: January 10th - 16th, 2015
Jamaican Sentenced in New York for Girlfriend's Murder | Customs in U.S. Apprehend Passenger on Drug Charges | Jamaicans Show Support for Paralyzed Mother | Jamaicans in Canada Allowed Stock Market Investments | Health Facility in Canada to Hire Jamaican Nurses | Diaspora Conference to Focus on Investment Opportunities | Dancehall Star Makes Deal with Label Based in United States | Youth Day Comes to Jamaica
JAMAICA ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: January 10th - 16th, 2015
Patience and Branding Required for Reggae to Regain Ground | First Collaboration Between Jamaican Reggae Icons Created | Reggae Month Finds Home | Jamaican Theater Gets Own Venue
JAMAICA BUSINESS NEWS: January 10th - 16th, 2015
Farm in Portland Looks to Agri-Tourism | Jamaica Has Highest Percentage of Women Managers in the World | Anderson Named Interim Insolvency Supervisor | Rubis Energy: Jamaica Lags in Energy Efficiency
JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: January 10th - 16th, 2015
Jamaican Bicyclist Moving Toward Olympics | Powell Begins New Regime to Improve Chances of Winning | Reggae Girlz Loss at World Cup Bid Still Featured Quality Performance | Bernard Says Sunshine Series Victory Was "Awesome"
Listen to the Podcast of the Jamaica & Caribbean Weekly News Summary for the week ending January 16th, 2015
This is a Podcast of the Jamaica & Caribbean Weekly News Summary for the week ending January 16th, 2015. The JAMAICA WEEKLY News Summary Podcast is brought to you by Jamaicans.com. For more news stories see this week’s Jamaican/Caribbean Weekly News Summary
5 Things You Did Not Know About Gem Myers
This week we caught up with Gem Myers as she prepares to perform at the One Love in the Park
in South Florida. Think you know everything about the Gem Myers ? Do you know what makes her the happiest in the day? Find the answer to this question and more as we ask Gem Myers five interesting questions.
Melissa Rowe, PCC: Everyday People - Highlighting Jamaicans who are doing extraordinary things in the world.
Melissa Rowe, PCC, MSW was born in Beeston Spring, Westmoreland in 1945. At the time of her birth, she became number seven of what would eventually be fourteen siblings in her family. As the middle child of an abusive father, she experienced and saw tremendous trauma. Having left Jamaica with a sixth-grade education, Melissa is now a counselor and bestselling author, whose passion is helping women find their power to overcome obstacles in their lives. A part of her life story is depicted in the bestselling book, Pebbles in the Pond. Having grown up in a rural area where extreme poverty persisted, her story of overcoming and achieving unprecedented obstacles is one that will move and inspire you. We sat with her a few days shy of her 70th birthday to discuss her life, her book, and her upcoming projects.
This Week's Top 3 Best Jamaica Instagram Photos - January 15th, 2015
Check out this week's best photos of Jamaica and Jamaican culture on Instagram. Our favorites this week include images from Blue Hole and a stunning view of Ocho Rios FROM Mystic Mountain. If you would like your photo featured on our site tag your shots with the hashtag #jamaicansphotos and follow us @jamaicans_com
Beef Patties with Habanero Mango Coulis - Jamaican Recipes
Do you love Jamaican Beef Patties and want to try something different? Try this Beef Patties with Habanero Mango Coulis recipe, by contributing writer Chef Nel.
10 Questions with Marlon Hill, Partner on delancyhill joining Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, L.L.P
Marlon Hill and Michelle Delancy, who were the main principals of the law firm delancyhill, are now partners at Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel. This week we speak to Marlon Hill about the recent merger and the benefits to the Caribbean Diaspora.
Please clarify how to date my notice to the tenant in Jamaica
I served a notice on a tenant that my wife brought into my property. The court said it was bad and wrote another one by filling in the little forms that you buy in the bookstore. When I went to take out the summons, another court staff worker told me the second notice was bad because of the dates. Now that's two months gone already, and I cant just pick up plane tickets to travel back and forth. Meantime this man is in my house being a nuisance. The rent is due on the first of the month, and the last notice was written to expire on the first of January. Please tell me what to write.
Listen to the Podcast of the Jamaica & Caribbean Weekly News Summary for the week ending January 9th, 2015
This is a Podcast of the Jamaica & Caribbean Weekly News Summary for the week ending January 9th, 2015. The JAMAICA WEEKLY News Summary Podcast is brought to you by Jamaicans.com. For more news stories see this week’s Jamaican/Caribbean Weekly News Summary
JAMAICAN NEWS: January 3rd - 9th, 2015
Police Commissioner Announces New Police Unit | Transit Company to Address Abuse of Automated Fare System | National Health Fund Provided $3.6 Billion in Subsidies in 2014 | Physicians Cite Lack of Resources as Reason for Poor Health Care | Kingston Hospital Gets US$100,000 Aspirator | Jackson Wants Parliamentarians to Spend More Time Iin House | Jamaicans Face Visa Changes in UK | Agency Rejects JPS Application for Rate Increase
JAMAICAN DIASPORA NEWS: January 3rd - 9th, 2015
Jamaica Customs Agency Uses Diaspora to Explain Charities Act | Jamaica Broilers Chicken Division to Export to Turks & Caicos | Diaspora Group Concerned about Killing Ofwoman by Teens | New Book Celebrates Jamaican Culture via Life of Garnett Myrie | Foundation Gives Us$38,000 for Purchase of Ebola-detection Device | Errands Firm Created to Meet Needs of Diaspora | Marleys to Perform at Music Festival in Florida | "Ladies Ball" Features Jamaican Performers
CARIBBEAN NEWS: January 3rd - 9th, 2015
Caribbean Dance, Music Performed in Paris Venue | Caricom Chairmanship Assumed by Bahamas | New Coral Reefs Growing in Bonaire | Massive Hydropower Project Close to Launch | Weather Agency, Fisheries Institute Create Lionfish Web Portal | Bahamas Defends Immigration Policy
JAMAICA ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: January 3rd - 9th, 2015
2014 a Bad Year for Local Reggae Music | Legendary Marley Album Marks 50 Years | Jamaican Artist Peter Dean Rickards Dies | Luciano Set for Show in Malawi in March
JAMAICA BUSINESS NEWS: January 3rd - 9th, 2015
Millions Donated to Success by Six Program Lex Caribbean Sets Sights on Jamaican Clients Employment Program Brings J$1.7 Billion to Island Economy | Government Will Not Guarantee Harmony Cove Debt
JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: January 3rd - 9th, 2015
Tivoli Gardens Wins Red Stripe Premier League Match | Sunshine Girls Prove Value to Jamaican Fans | Whitmore Say Reggae Boyz Have "Work to Do" | Kimberly Williams Delivers on Promise