Major Changes Expected with New Road Traffic Law

Major Changes Expected with New Road Traffic Law Finally, after ten years in the making, the new Road Traffic Act was recently tabled in Parliament. This Act is to repeal the 1938 Road Traffic Act which had seen only one amendment since its creation, that was back in 2005. Under the proposed new Road Traffic Act the powers of the Island Traffic Authority will increase significantly and the...Continue Reading Posted :2 hours, 25 minutes ago Ratings Viewed 130 time(s) Comments

Why Buy Jamaican?

Why Buy Jamaican? Every once in a while the Jamaican consumer is being reminded to "buy Jamaican". While under ordinary circumstances it is possible to get quick and strong consumer buy-in to Jamaican products, these days it is proving more and more difficult to convince Jamaicans that they are doing the right thing by buying Jamaican. Imagine that as a...Continue Reading Posted :13 hours, 42 minutes ago Ratings Viewed 109 time(s) Comments

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 :2 days, 58 minutes ago Ratings Viewed 128 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 :3 days, 56 minutes ago Ratings Viewed 129 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 :3 days, 18 hours ago Ratings Viewed 153 time(s) Comments