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Minister Foresees Over One Billion Tourists Travel Across The World

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the number of tourists around the world will almost double by 2050. It is estimated that 1.4 billion people travel for leisure and other tourism-related activities annually.  “In a matter of 25 years, one billion more tourists are going to be traveling across the world. Where are they going? Where are they coming from? And […]

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Just Over 19,000 Jamaicans Migrated To The USA, Canada And UK In 2021

A total of 19,063 Jamaicans were granted visas for permanent residence or citizenship in the United States of America (USA), Canada, and the United Kingdom (UK) in 2021. This is contained in the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) 2022 Economic and Social Survey, which was tabled in the House of Representatives recently. The document notes that the USA remains the […]

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“A Great Day For America” Says Former President Trump

Former President Trump praised Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling on Affirmative Action as a big deal calling it “a great day for America.” “People with extraordinary ability and everything else necessary for success, including future greatness for our Country, are finally being rewarded,” Trump said in a post on Truth Social. “This is the ruling everyone was waiting and hoping for […]

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China Using Civilian Ships To Enhance Navy Capability, Reach

BANGKOK — A Chinese scientific ship bristling with surveillance equipment docked in a Sri Lankan port. Hundreds of fishing boats anchored for months at a time among disputed islands in the South China Sea. And oceangoing ferries, built to be capable of carrying heavy vehicles and large loads of people. All are ostensibly civilian ships, but experts and uneasy regional governments […]

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Public Order Must Be Taken Seriously – Minister Bartlett

Jamaicans are being urged to take public order seriously, as blatantly disregarding it poses an existential threat to both tourism and the wider community. Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett made the appeal while addressing stakeholders in Negril, following the recent unveiling of a new welcome sign in the resort town. Mr. Bartlett said disregard for public order is currently the […]

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Peloton In Roller Coaster Ride

Peloton, the high-rise exercise equipment company, has fallen off its perch as its shares have taken a hit falling nearly 25% this year, and trading at their lowest level in almost two years, albeit up 12% on Friday. The company’s shares had earlier plunged amid reports that it would be slowing production. In a blog, the firm’s chief executive said […]

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Drug Companies Get Booster Approval

Vaccine advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in a recent meeting, voted unanimously to recommend booster doses of Pfizer’s and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for all adults in the United States six months after their first two shots expire. Members of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices also voted to strengthen the recommendation to say that […]