Tag: West Indies

What is the Windrush Generation and why does it matter to Jamaica?

  What is the Windrush Generation? The Windrush Generation are the thousands of Caribbean migrants invited to Britain between 1948 and the early 1970s to help rebuild the nation after World War II. Commonwealth citizens living in the United Kingdom

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West Indies Cricket on the Rise: Youth, Focus, Discipline Can Yield Bright Future

By Bradley Jacks, Contributing Writer As a  young fan of West Indies cricket I have been following the ongoing series between The West Indies and England attentively. Expectations are extremely low these days when entering a test series against one of

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

Jamaica Accuses CXC Of Being ‘Very Difficult’ Over Penwood Issue. Jamaica is accusing the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) of being “very difficult” but has said it will not back down from its push for exam grades for…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Millions

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

Vote Against Deportation – Diplomat Urges Caribbean-Americans To Look To Democrats For Immigration Reform. In the wake of a split decision yesterday by the United States Supreme Court blocking US President Barack Obama’s immigration plan, which sought to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 22, 2016

Battle Over NHT Funds Begins – Court Case Commences Over PNP’s Decision To Extract $46 Billion. Court case commences over PNP’s decision to extract $46 billion. The Supreme Court is today expected to begin hearing a legal challenge to the decision of…Read

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 21, 2016

Not Enough – Phillips Wants Holness To Table Records In Parliament For Independent Verification. Peter Phillips, the man who started calls for Prime Minister Andrew Holness to publicly release his finances, has suggested it is not enough that Holness has now

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 26, 2016

Police Tackle Road Crashes…’Three Es’ To Put Brakes On Traffic Accidents. Head of the police Traffic Division, Senior Superintendent Calvin Allen, has declared that the police will continue to operate under the umbrella of the ‘three Es’ – enforcement, education and

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 19, 2016

Power Probe – JPS Responds To Demands For Info On Blackout From Energy Minister And Regulator. The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) yesterday indicated that it would submit a preliminary report, demanded by Energy Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley and the Office

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 14, 2016

US Report Blasts Ja’s ‘Dysfunctional’ Justice System – Government Agrees With Findings. A second major United States government report in two months has highlighted weaknesses in Jamaica’s judicial system that “obstruct access to justice for victims of crime and their families

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 7, 2016

We’ve Talked Too Long – JMA Boss Declares Time To Act Against T&T. As anger continues to mount against Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) over a protracted immigration and trade gridlock, the Jamaican Government is being urged to stop talking and act…

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