Jamaican Organizations In Canada To Celebrate 58th Year of Independence

On August 6 – 8, 2020, Jamaican organizations across Canada will come together to celebrate Jamaica’s 58th year of Independence in a special three-day event! This year, due to the ongoing pandemic, celebrations could not be held in person asRead More

The Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force hosts its first-ever Virtual Advancement in Education Summit

July 3, 2020 – The Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force (JDETF) will host its Virtual Advancement in Education Summit on July 7-9, 2020. The annual flagship event is JDETF’s fifth summit and its first virtual staging since its inception inRead More

Jamaican Cultural Connection Now Celebrates Ten Years Of Existence Amid Covid-19

By now everyone is aware of the devastation this virus has caused or could cause due to public gathering.  So, the venue of Zoom was the choice for this organization to meet, select, vote, and inaugurate a new president.  RosemarieRead More

A gathering of historic proportions – Jamaica Diaspora day Live Online Virtual Celebration

A gathering of historic proportions, Jamaica Diaspora day was the first-ever virtual and global all-day event of this nature, which saw the broadcast and streaming of eleven (11) consecutive sessions throughout the day live on Facebook platform, OneLoveJamaica. EachRead More

Travel Authorization Protocols Now in Effect for Jamaican Nationals and Visitors

Travel authorization protocols are now in effect for Jamaican nationals and non- nationals arriving on the island. Speaking during a digital press briefing on Friday June 12, Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced that both categories of persons will require aRead More

Jamaica Estimates Growth of 1.5% in First Quarter of 2019

The Jamaican economy grew by an estimated 1.5% during the period January – March 2019, relative to the same period in 2018. Speaking at a media briefing this morning, Director of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Dr. Wayne Henry,Read More

Bartlett Announces New 5-Year Plan To Boost Tourism In Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tuesday April 30, 2019 – Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, says the country can expect to see some 12,000 rooms being built over the next five years to further boost the economy. The Minister who was making his contribution toRead More