Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown comes to Jamaica

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown comes to Jamaica The American travel and food show on CNN Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown visited the island of Jamaica for the episode aired November 16, 2014.He enjoys a meal of oxtail, curry goat, callalloo and rice and peas at chef Chris' cook shop.Continue Reading Posted :2 years, 8 months ago Ratings Viewed 1794 time(s) Comments

NHT's Out of Money Experience

NHT's Out of Money Experience What may have began as an ordinary story of the acquisition of property by the National Housing Trust (NHT) has now escalated into one of the most contentious stories in recent memory. The purchase of the property on which the Outameni Experience is located has created a firestorm of controversy that has touched both administrations of the...Continue Reading Posted :2 years, 8 months ago Ratings Viewed 1798 time(s) Comments

Cliff Diving at Rick's Cafe

Cliff Diving at Rick's Cafe Rick's cafe have grown rather popular for its cliff diving attraction.For those that are too scared to take the great leap or cannot swim but want to capture the experience. A local daredevil known as Spider will take the leap holding your camcorder to record the entire dive for a small fee of course.Continue Reading Posted :2 years, 8 months ago Ratings Viewed 1546 time(s) Comments

Entertaining the Call for Reparation

Entertaining the Call for Reparation Jamaica has in recent times shown an increased interest in seeking reparation for the harm done during the transatlantic slave trade. Caricom recently signed on to a 10-point strategy for negotiations with Europe to seek reparations from those nations that have profited immensely from slavery. Among the elements of this plan are the pursuit...Continue Reading Posted :2 years, 9 months ago Ratings Viewed 1497 time(s) Comments

Chikungunya Song One Panadol

Chikungunya Song One Panadol Chikungunya otherwise known as Chick-V have plagued countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Indian and Pacific Oceans. However, prior to late 2013 there were no reported incidence on the virus in the Americas and the Caribbean. The virus is transmitted by the same mosquito (Aedes) that transmits Dengue.With an alarming rise in victims...Continue Reading Posted :2 years, 9 months ago Ratings Viewed 1658 time(s) Comments

Michael Abraham speaks about chikungunya and ebola

Michael Abraham speaks about chikungunya and ebola Michael Abraham shares his views about the chikungunya epidemic how it is handled, the symptoms and more.He ends this short video about his concerns if there was an outbreak of Ebola.Continue Reading Posted :2 years, 9 months ago Ratings Viewed 709 time(s) Comments

Special Economic Zones, Jamaica's New Frontier

Special Economic Zones, Jamaica's New Frontier Jamaica is looking to tap into the huge potential that the Logistics Hub will bring to the economy. A draft policy for the establishment of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) has been developed to allow among other things certain advantages to local and international businesses. Sixteen Special Economic Zones will be established and businesses...Continue Reading Posted :2 years, 9 months ago Ratings Viewed 1531 time(s) Comments

Calling all Witnesses for West Kingston Enquiry

Calling all Witnesses for West Kingston Enquiry As the December 1 start date for the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry looms, there seems to be an absence of the mad rush by potential civilian witnesses to provide written statements. Despite press advertisements inviting witness statements, it has been reported that there has been little interest from residents of Tivoli Gardens to come...Continue Reading Posted :2 years, 9 months ago Ratings Viewed 741 time(s) Comments

Where is the Free Movement of Labour?

Where is the Free Movement of Labour? The recent experiences of thirteen Jamaicans who were denied entry into Trinidad brings to sharp focus the matter of the free movement of labour among CARICOM Nationals. The story was that on a night on September 30, 2014 these Jamaicans were forced to endure a cold reception, sleeping on the airport floor and being deprived of food before...Continue Reading Posted :2 years, 9 months ago Ratings Viewed 1162 time(s) Comments

Those High Ministerial Phone Bills

Those High Ministerial Phone Bills The recently tabled report of the Auditor General has ignited another firestorm, this time surrounding the size of the annual phone bill incurred by ministers and their juniors. It is beyond the imagination of the general taxpaying public that one person can possibly incur telephone bills in excess of one million dollars for one year of "talk"....Continue Reading Posted :2 years, 9 months ago Ratings Viewed 735 time(s) Comments