Month: February 2014

Industry Update: Bauxite & Alumina Decline Jan ’14

The latest figures from the bauxite-alumina industry reveal that in January 2014 crude bauxite production fell by 15% to 390,553 MT while alumina production  fell by 3% to 164,449 MT when compared with figures from December 2013. Bauxite – Alumina

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5 Facts – Reggae Month

Reggae Month 2014 is over, but we had so much fun sharing bits and pieces of musical history, great songs and archived photos with you. We also enjoyed hearing from you about your favourite Reggae songs and artistes. It has

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Chart of the Week: Bauxite/Alumina Stats For Jan ’14 Dip

diG Deeper Find out more – Industry Update: Bauxite & Alumina Declines Jan’14  

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 28, 2014

JEEP Stays Stalled – Gov’t Awaits Approval Of Loan From China Ex-Im Bank To Restart Project. Jamaican authorities are currently awaiting a letter from the China Ex-Im Bank which would pave the way for the re-start of the Jamaica Emergency Employment

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 27, 2014

Gangs Crave Peace: West Kgn Factions Want End To Violence. After nearly two years of bloodletting in sections of western Kingston that claimed scores of lives, law-abiding residents are keeping their fingers crossed for better days as alleged gang members are

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 26, 2014

Gov’t, Chinese Close In On Goat Islands Deal. The Port Authority of Jamaica and China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) have arrived at an initial framework agreement setting out the terms and conditions under which discussions on the development of a

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 25, 2014

‘Fundamental’ Flaw – VCB Lawyer Says CAS’ Decision Based On Serious Breakdown In Urine Collection Procedures. Eight months after testing positive for a banned substance, Veronica Campbell-Brown is now free to resume her career… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com ‘I Missed The Track’

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Famous Faces, Jamaican Roots

According to statistics, there are some three million Jamaicans or people of Jamaican descent living in other countries around the world. Quite a few of them have achieved popularity in a number of fields over the years, including politics and

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 24, 2014

Weed Time – Paulwell Hints At Clearer Days For Ganja This Year. Marijuana advocates in Jamaica are on a high after Leader of Government Business in the House of Representatives Phillip Paulwell signalled to stake-holders that the use of marijuana in

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Reggae Month Interview: Reggae Sumfest

In honour of Reggae Month, we decided to talk to some of the players in Jamaica’s music industry to get their views on the impact of Reggae, as well as how their work contributes to this effect internationally. This week, we

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