Tag: Cuba

How to Get A Cuba Visa/Visitor’s Card

The process for getting a Cuban visa (also called the visitor’s card) as a Jamaican is actually pretty simple and straightforward. Here we have listed them for you in an easy-to-follow order. Book your flight, taking note of the dates

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 6, 2016

OCG Probes PNP – Contractor General Orders Party Bigwigs To Explain Kickback Allegations. The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) has stepped into the People’s National Party (PNP) campaign-financing scandal, ordering…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Power Cut, Telecoms Service Loss Force Gov’t

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 13, 2016

Education Ministry To Probe Alleged Assault Of Female Student By School Resource Officer. Director for Safety and Security in Schools in the Ministry of Education Assistant Superintendent of Police Coleridge Minto says the ministry will be investigating the alleged beating

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 25, 2016

Housing Stimulus – Holness Announces New NHT Policy Targeting Low-Income Earners. LOW-INCOME earners will, effective July 1, have the opportunity to borrow up to $4.89 million per contributor, or $9.8 million jointly, from the National Housing Trust (NHT) to purchase a

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#WorldAIDSDay 2015 – Getting To Zero

December 1 is observed annually as World AIDS Day. This year’s theme is ‘Getting to Zero.’ World AIDS Day was launched in 1988 to raise awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, to encourage support for people living with the disease, and

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#JaVotes2016 – Meet Your MPs: St Elizabeth

Raymond Pryce – St Elizabeth North Eastern Raymond Pryce is the incumbent Member of Parliament for the St Elizabeth North Eastern constituency. Here are some more facts about him: He was born in Craig Head, Manchester. He attended St George’s College

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 15, 2015

Top Of The Class – CMI And Edna Manley College Getting Best Employment Offers Before Graduation. The top two tertiary institutions in Jamaica, which offer graduates the best prospects for employment, are the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) and the Edna Manley

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 13, 2015

16-Y-O J’can Held In Suriname, Believed Headed To Join ISIS Terror Group. A month after National Security Minister Peter Bunting dismissed reports that Jamaican nationals have been among recruits to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), reports out of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 7, 2015

Visa Crackdown. Despite a series of interventions by local authorities, Jamaicans, including students, applying for visas to enter the United Kingdom are likely to be barred by a Home Office visa clampdown in the United Kingdom… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com T&T,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 18, 2014

US-Cuba Embrace. It’s been long in coming but it has finally happened. That’s how Jamaicans are describing the re-establishment of diplomatic ties between the United States (US) and Cuba, which had been severed more than half a century ago in January 1961…

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