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Jamaica

Jamaica To Become A Member Of The Caribbean Biological Corridor Initiative

KINGSTON, Jamaica —The Cabinet has cleared the way for Jamaica to become a member of the Caribbean Biological Corridor Initiative (CBCI). Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator Matthew Samuda, made the announcement in Parliament today. Providing background on the Initiative, Samuda noted that the CBCI arose out of a 2007 political declaration from […]

COMMENTARY

Shuffle The Deck

Reshuffling the Cabinet is like an escape ramp, albeit too small and without enough dampers to slow a runaway truck. Many folks are looking forward to a reshuffle, perhaps hoping that this considered act will be the beginning of regaining control. Consider for a moment our experience with reshuffling the deck or the players for a significant change in fortunes. […]

Jamaica

Prime Minister Andrew Holness Announces Full Slate Of Ministers

The Office of the Prime Minister has announced the full slate of ministers that will be appointed to the Cabinet. The Cabinet Ministers and the Attorney General will take the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Office in a ceremony at King’s House on Sunday, September 13, at 4:00 p.m. The swearing in ceremony for Ministers of State will […]

EDITORIAL

Barbados — Wrong Move Madam Prime Minister

The Barbados electorate has voted overwhelmingly for the Barbados Labor Party (BLP), led by veteran politician Mia Amor Mottley. The 52-year-old Mottley is the eighth person to hold the position of prime minister in Barbados and the only woman to do so. It was a historic landslide victory with the BLP winning all 30 seats in parliament and over 70% […]

EDITORIAL

Everald Warmington — The Right Man For The Security Portfolio

Today, Jamaicans are beginning to wonder whether the government’s approach to fighting crime is not mere pillow talk, kid gloves, and gimmicks. There has been no letup on crime despite the Government’s new anti-crime initiative dubbed zones of special operations (ZOSO), introduced over a month ago. The truth is the government is using a conventional approach to fight criminals who […]