Returning unwanted visitors

Returning unwanted visitors As a sovereign nation, Jamaica has the right to grant or not grant entry to anyone seeking to enter this country. There are specified circumstances that persons desiring to enter the island must understand and adhere to. Entry into Jamaica is granted to persons who posses a valid visa, (except where a visa is exempted); show evidence that they...Continue Reading Posted :7 hours, 7 minutes ago Ratings Viewed 117 time(s) Comments

Million Man March 19th Anniversary

Million Man March 19th Anniversary Jamaica will be one of the venues for the celebration of the 19th Anniversary of the Million Man March that was organised by Minister Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam. It was nineteen years ago on October 16th, 1995 that an ambitious march to Washington DC was made by black men and their supporters from all across the United...Continue Reading Posted :1 day, 7 hours ago Ratings Viewed 122 time(s) Comments

Fears and Travel Bans

Fears and Travel Bans As the fears of the spread of the dreaded Ebola Virus escalates, more countries are seriously considering the imposition of travel bans to or from the countries hardest hit by this virus. A few countries have already imposed their bans and Jamaica recently joined with a travel ban on Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. Jamaica's reaction came...Continue Reading Posted :2 days, 1 hour ago Ratings Viewed 141 time(s) Comments

Exploring Alternative Energy

Exploring Alternative Energy As Jamaica grapples with the rising cost of energy amidst energy inefficiency, more thought has been put toward using alternative energy sources to offset the country's dependence on oil. The reality that approximately 95 per cent of the energy Jamaicans use is derived from imported petroleum makes the call for alternative energy all the more...Continue Reading Posted :4 days, 6 hours ago Ratings Viewed 265 time(s) Comments

What is Expected From the Tablets in School Initiative

What is Expected From the Tablets in School Initiative Thirty eight (38) schools from across the island have been chosen to receive 25,000 tablets as part of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining programme of expanding the use of technology in schools. Schools that would benefit include early childhood, primary and secondary institutions and distribution of the tablets began in...Continue Reading Posted :5 days, 11 hours ago Ratings Viewed 151 time(s) Comments