Will Yendi And Chino's Child Custody Dispute Turn Ugly?

Will Yendi And Chino's Child Custody Dispute Turn Ugly? The former Miss Jamaica Universe Yendi Phillipps has filed for full custody of her child with the dancehall entertainer Daniel McGregor (Chino). This has cause a social media rave as this serves to confirm rumors of the couple's break up late last year.The application was filed in the Supreme court this week and requests full custody,...Continue Reading Posted :3 hours, 5 minutes ago Ratings Viewed 101 time(s) Comments

State Funding for Political Parties, Is this Necessary?

State Funding for Political Parties, Is this Necessary? A new amendment to the Representation of the People Act (ROPA) will provide for the financing of political parties from the national budget. Such political parties are to be registered under this amended Act and the level of state contribution to their costs is limited to no more than 40 per cent of the party's income recorded over the prior...Continue Reading Posted :2 days, 19 hours ago Ratings Viewed 135 time(s) Comments

Insolvency Reform, a Lifeline for Ailing Businesses and Individuals

Insolvency Reform, a Lifeline for Ailing Businesses and Individuals For a long time in Jamaica businesses and individuals facing bankruptcy have had a terrible time unraveling the financial tangles they have found themselves in against the background of an insolvency regime that was designed to treat bankrupts as failures. The recent passage of the new Insolvency Act in both Houses now clears the way for...Continue Reading Posted :3 days, 14 hours ago Ratings Viewed 119 time(s) Comments

Violence against Women Still a Problem in Jamaica

Violence against Women Still a Problem in Jamaica Jamaica still has a lot to answer for on the treatment of women and girls by society and institutions. When it comes to violence against women, Jamaica is still woefully behind other countries in terms of actions against this social problem. Thirty years ago, in 1984, wife beating and rape were the main crimes against women. Now crimes against...Continue Reading Posted :5 days, 23 hours ago Ratings Viewed 135 time(s) Comments

Business Process Outsourcing - New Opportunities for Jobs

Business Process Outsourcing - New Opportunities for Jobs As traditional jobs become scarce attention is now turning to opportunities that are outside the usual employment arena - outsourcing. The kind of outsourcing that is gaining traction among job seekers as well as employers is business process outsourcing (BPO), where certain aspects of business operations are contracted to independent workers,...Continue Reading Posted :6 days, 17 hours ago Ratings Viewed 265 time(s) Comments