Jamaica New Energy Minister

Jamaica New Energy Minister (BROOKLYN, New York): CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS has learned that Jamaica has a brand new energy mister. Six and a half months after embattled Andrew Wheatley resigned as Energy...

Jamaican government introduces legislation to take over Venezuelan shares in Petrojam

Jamaican government introduces legislation to take over Venezuelan shares in Petrojam   Prime Minister Andrew Holness submitted to parliament the legislation allowing for the government to forcibly retake the 49 percent stake held...

Guyana denies shipping “bad’ rice to Jamaica

Guyana denies shipping “bad’ rice to Jamaica   Guyana says it has not shipped any rice to Jamaica under the “Cinderella” brand for the year after media reports in Kingston said 70 metric...

Blackface – a sorry aspect of black history

Blackface – a sorry aspect of black history  Once called the "king of performers," Al Jolson was famous in the 1920s for his portrayal of blackface. It’s ironic on the first day of...

Helping in crisis, United Nations boss agrees to help Venezuela

(BROOKLYN, NEW YORK); – Following a recent meeting with a delegation from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has offered to facilitate discussion to help resolve...

Marine archaeology startup is best blockchain company in the Caribbean

(BROOKLYN, New York): – Bahamian tech company PO8, which is leveraging blockchain technology to recover and reshape ownership of sunken artifacts from the ocean floors, has won the Creative Business Cup...

IDB: Trinidad and Tobago can prevent crimes

(BROOKLYN, New York): – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Arizona State University have presented a study showing that treating violence as an epidemic and intervening to prevent its transmission...

Grenada and RSS partners: need for mediation in Venezuela crisis

(BROOKLYN, NEW YORK): Grenada and its Regional Security System (RSS) partners have endorsed a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) decision to seek the support of the United Nations in addressing the situation in...

Remembering Bob Marley

Remembering Bob Marley Bob Marley, who would have turned 74 on February 6, always felt at home in South Florida. The reggae legend, who died in Miami in May 1981 at age...

Jamaica records near 30 percent decline in murders from Jan 1

Jamaica has recorded a 29.7 percent reduction in murders during the first five weeks of this year, according to figures released by the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). It said that there were...

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