Tag: Jamaica


Jamaica — Multibillion-Dollar Shipyard Project Launched

Economic opportunities are expected to abound for Jamaica through the establishment of a multibillion-dollar ship repair and maintenance facility in the country. Called the German Ship Repair Jamaica (GSRJ) Shipyard, the project will provide dry docking (lifting the ship out of the water) for commercial vessels up to 20,000 tons and a range of maintenance and repair services to vessels […]


Gains For Jamaica At Trade Fair In Spain

Jamaica’s presence at the recently concluded international trade fair in Spain has reaped tremendous benefits for the island’s recovering tourism sector, says Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. In an interview with JIS News, Mr. Bartlett said the visit by a high-powered Jamaican delegation, which included Director of Tourism Donovan White and Chief Strategist and Senior Adviser in the Ministry […]


Jamaica Prepared To Support Int’l Response To Haiti – PM

Jamaica is prepared to support a united international effort in response to the persistent crisis and deteriorating conditions in Haiti, says Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness. He was speaking in the House of Representatives on Tuesday (January 31), where he reaffirmed Jamaica’s commitment to working with CARICOM and bilateral partners, such as Canada, the United States of America, […]


“Bunny” Shaw Will Not Go Down Under

According to head coach Lorne Donaldson, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz’ captain Khadija “Bunny” Shaw has pulled out of Jamaica’s squad scheduled to travel to Australia for the FIFA Cup of Nations. The ace striker has been kicking up a storm for her club Manchester City, scoring goals at will in the league. She has cited personal reasons for her withdrawal from […]


Jamaica to Launch First-Ever Global Tourism Resilience Institute

Jamaica will once again prove itself a pioneer when it launches the first-ever Global Tourism Resilience Institute in February. Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett made the announcement while addressing the recent launch of the Global Tourism Resilience Conference. The conference will be hosted at the University of the West Indies Regional Headquarters in St. Andrew from February 15 to 17. […]


UNDP Unveils New Five-Year Development Program For Jamaica

Multidimensional poverty reduction is the goal of a new five-year program developed for Jamaica by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The program, which was provided through the UNDP Multi-Country Office, was officially launched on Thursday (January 26) at the AC Hotel by Marriott in Kingston. Priority areas for the 2022 to 2026 cycle include social resilience and inclusion, citizen […]


Khadijah Shaw’s Hat Trick Ruins Sheffield United Plan

Jamaica’s star footballer Khadijah Shaw was in a no-skylarking mood as she scored a hat-trick to lead Manchester City to a 7-0 rout of Sheffield United in their FA Women’s Cup fourth-round match at the Academy Stadium on Sunday. The Manchester City manager Gareth Taylor had made it clear from the outset that his team was not prepared to take […]


England Beat Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls To Take Series 2-1

England beat Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls To Take Series 2-1 England wrapped up their three-match netball series 2-1 with a 63-59 win in the final match against Jamaica Sunshine Girls. With the series set at 1-1, England came out with all guns blazing to stop the rampaging Sunshine girls. Cheering fans came out in large numbers to see the world-ranked number […]


How To Make Jamaican Ackee Fritters

Preparation time 15m Cooking time 20m Ingredients For 6 Person(s) Recipe 1/2. pound(s) counter flour 1/2. teaspoon(s) salt 1/2. teaspoon(s) white pepper 1. small onion, chopped 1. small sweet pepper, diced 1. cup(s) Ackee, drained and crushed 1. teaspoon(s) Hot Pepper Sauce 1. medium egg, beaten 3/4. cup(s) whole milk 1. cup(s) Vegetable Oil Ackee Fritters Directions Sift flour, salt, […]


Jamaica On Course To Generate Over US$4B In Record Tourism Earnings

Jamaica’s tourism sector continues to rebound strongly from the COVID-19 pandemic-induced economic fallout, generating earnings of US$3.64 billion in 2022. Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett made this disclosure during Tuesday’s (January 10) sitting of the House of Representatives. “We ended the year equaling the record-breaking earnings of tourism of US$3.64 billion, and the [2022/23] fiscal year, which I will report […]