Tag: Jamaica

Jamaica looks to broaden economic growth through tourism diversification

Jamaica is making moves to ensure that the country’s tourism product not only generates prosperity for large hotel owners, but stimulates growth in the wider domestic economy as well

/ April 16, 2017

J-FLAG is Celebrating a Community of Love for PRiDE JA 2016

PRiDE JA 2016 is approaching quickly! In Part II of this interview, co-chair Neish McLean provides further details on Jamaica's 2nd public LGBT PRiDE celebrations.

/ July 25, 2016

PRiDE JA: Bigger, Better, Bolder! An Interview with Neish McLean

PRiDE JA 2016 is almost here! Co-chair Neish McLean gives us the latest on Jamaica's LGBT PRiDE celebrations.

/ July 22, 2016

Jamaica’s CARICOM Review Commission: Consequences and considerations

In the midst of a fracas between Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, a Commission set up to review Jamaica's position in the Caribbean Community raises concerns

/ July 8, 2016

Jamaica’s opposition wins general election as voters tire of austerity

Andrew Holness becomes Jamaica's Prime Minister-elect after narrowly edging out incumbent Prime Minister, Portia Simpson-Miller

/ February 26, 2016

Jamaica goes to the polls on February 25

Optimistic for a second term, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller announced February 25, 2016 as the date for Jamaica's general elections

/ February 1, 2016