Tag: jamaicans


Jamaica — 12.9 Percent Growth In Economy For April To June Quarter

The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) is estimating the economy grew by 12.9 percent in the April to June quarter compared to the corresponding period last year. PIOJ Director General Dr. Wayne Henry on Thursday reported that growth was spurred by increased demand for Jamaican goods and services due to the relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures and the start of […]


Sha’Carri Richardson In Clash Against Olympic Medalists

“The Tortoise and the Hare” is one of Aesop’s Fables and is one told umpteenth time in schools. The account details a race between unequal partners and has attracted conflicting interpretations. The fable itself is a variant of a common folktale theme in which ingenuity and trickery are employed to overcome a stronger opponent. However, when America’s newly minted sprint […]


Jamaica’s COVID-19 Cases Jump To 125

According to Jamaica’s Health Ministry, 20 new cases of COVID-19 has brought the country’s number up to a total of 125. The 20 additional confirmed cases include 5 males and 15 females, with ages ranging from 2 years to 43 years. Two (2) cases are imported – one is a 2-year-old male from St. James, and the other is a […]


Holness Cites Jamaica’s Positive Achievements

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, applauds Jamaica’s achievement as the country marks 57 years of Independence. In a message delivered by Attorney General, Hon. Marlene Malahoo Forte, at the Independence church service, the Prime Minister bragged about the positive achievements across the various sectors and posited the view that Jamaicans can be proud.  “The annual inflation rate is at a low […]


Barbados Kicked Jamaican Drug Dealers Off The Island

According to a press report, four Jamaicans who violated Barbados narcotics law were sent packing from the island after they were convicted of several drug offenses.  The four Jamaicans are thirty-one-year-old Tamaro Denton, 25-year-old Rushane Smith, 44-year-old Rohan Campbell, and 36-year-old John Planter. All four men were nabbed on arrival at Grantley Adams International Airport last week.  The report stated […]