Tag: St. Ann

6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 30, 2016

Obama’s Leaders – Eight Jamaicans Selected For Young Entrepreneurs Initiative In The US. A little over a year after United States President Barack Obama visited Jamaica and announced his flagship Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI), the first crop of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 24, 2016

PNP Officials Tight-Lipped About Campaign Donations Scandal. With the People’s National Party (PNP) ensnared in a campaign donations scandal, officials were tight-lipped yesterday as President Portia Simpson Miller insisted that discussions about the matter remain within the walls of the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 11, 2016

‘We Want Our Beach Back!’ – St Ann Property Owners Push For CHEC To Fund Restoration After Excavation-Related Damage. “We just want to see our beach come back. Basically, plain and simple, we want it restored to what it was,”

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 2, 2016

‘Bolt More Popular Than Pele’ – Brazilian Navy Captain Reveals Why J’cans Wooed To Train At Base. Luiz Serrano, the naval officer responsible for Jamaica’s training base in Rio de Janeiro, believes that even in Brazil, Usain Bolt is more

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

Scrapped – Gov’t Pulls Plug On Controversial $1-Billion Negril Breakwater Project. The decision of the Andrew Holness administration to scrap the controversial billion-dollar Negril Breakwater Project has been described as…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Laws To Be Strengthened To Punish Child Killers

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 12, 2016

Tivoli Jackpot – High-Powered Lawyers At West Kgn Enquiry Cost Taxpayers $150m, JDF Bill Alone $71m. Jamaican taxpayers had to fork out almost J$150 million to cover fees for the high-powered lawyers used by all but one state agencies that participated

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 11, 2016

Savagery – Cops Search For Clues After 3-Y-O Murdered In St Ann. Residents of Orange Hill in Brown’s Town, St Ann, reacted with shock and anger yesterday after the brutal killing of three-year-old Nevalesia Campbell…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com PM Orders NHT

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2015 Crime Stats – January to October Preview

In light of the ongoing dialogue on the murder rate in Parliament (see here and here) and the tragic shooting last night of a UTECH medical student, diGJamaica has obtained crime statistics from January to October 24, 2015. We will have

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Free To Live – Jamaica’s Free Villages

Slavery in the British West Indies ended in 1838, two years before it was intended to. The dubious nature and the socio-economic challenges of the apprenticeship system that was to last from 1834 to 1840 are some of the reasons given for

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Sun, Sea & Sand – The Beaches Of Jamaica

What’s better than a beach trip to soak up some vitamin D and cool off at the same time? Here’s a run down of the best or most popular beaches in Jamaica, by parish. St Catherine – The Hellshire area

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