Port Royal is a village located at the end of the Palisadoes at the mouth of Kingston Harbour, in south-eastern Jamaica. Founded in 1518 by the Spanish, it was once the largest city in the Caribbean, functioning as the centre of shipping and commerce in the Caribbean Sea by the latter half of the 17th century. After a series of natural disasters, the lost city is now
The Ministry of Health and Wellness on Tuesday launched its US$50-million Health Systems Strengthening Programme, which should boost the island’s capacity to address the scourge of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and the challenge of communicable illnesses. The programme, which has the ‘organisation and consolidation of integrated health services networks’ and the ‘improvement of management, quality and […]
What better way to start off the year than 2 nights of good food, excellent music and an incomparable showcase of our culture. Despite the rain, both patrons and performers basked in the combination of reggae and blessings. Patrons were excited to see the stellar line-up of acts. One patron, in particular, was expectant to […]
What is so great about festivals anyway? For generations, festivals have represented an expressive way to celebrate heritage, culture, traditions and special moments in our lives and with loved ones. A festival is our connector. Rebel Salute 2020 is celebrating its 27th anniversary. The festival fuses music, food, culture and heritage like no other music […]
Aneisha Fiona Rose is the youngest Business Banker in Scotiabank Jamaica. She also serves on the executive board of the Youth and Intercessory Ministry at Emmanuel Apostolic Church, Portmore. Today we focus on her; her story, her lessons, her journey and her advice as we recap our reasoning session. The tests we face in life's […]
Ten (10) patients who suffer from various heart-related diseases will benefit tremendously from lifesaving surgeries that will be performed by a local medical team at the Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC), Chain of Hope UK and international team of volunteers from Denmark, Canada, Norway, United Kingdom and Texas. The surgeries are being performed during the […]
A lot of the times we try so hard to be invisible, we shrink and downplay our talents or skills. The more we do that is the more we lose out on opportunities. 2020 is the year to 'big up yourself'. It is the year of fulfilment and perfect vision.
Mexican company, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico (GAP), says the level of investments made in Jamaica is indicative of its belief in Jamaica and the country’s prospects for growth. The firm officially took over management of the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) last October, through its local subsidiary, PAC Kingston Airport Limited (PACKAL), under a 25-year […]