New City Review - Holness orders study on Bernard Lodge buildout; backs housing in Kingston, MoBay, Mandeville

Public outcry about costs of the proposed Bernard Lodge city in St Catherine, as well as travel concerns and potential environmental fallout related to urban sprawl beyond the margins of Kingston, has caused Prime Minister Andrew Holness to order a...more..


Not even Hercules can clear court backlog - prosecutor - Taylor paints dismal picture of Easter term as 1,000 old cases compound workload

With the nation’s courts still hobbled by severe backlog, 1,024 cases have been traversed into the new Easter Term of the downtown Kingston-based Home Circuit Court as only 91 cases were disposed of in the previous term, much to the dismay of...more..


Liveable wages will attract men to teaching, says PIOJ director

WESTERN BUREAU: Steven Kerr, director of the Human and Community Development Unit at the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), says that more men will begin to gravitate to the teaching profession if their remuneration is boosted by liveable wages...more..


The path to growth and development

Why the Caribbean region continually fails to develop economically? This is a paraphrased question in a paper which my son was writing for one of his university courses; it was on Jamaica. It was a question that intrigued me. The issues which confronted more..


The secret of St Kitts and Nevis

The essence of politics is to seek an improvement in what we found. It is a peaceful process of seeking to make change. Politics should not be consumed with the fighting of wars as there are never winners but all losers. Today, our world is facing serioumore..


Bigger than you think

Barbados imported over 100 million individual plastic bags in 2017 - that is enough plastic to wrap around this island 368 times. It also imported 150, 000 pounds of plastic cups, equivalent to 43 ZR vans that same year, and 140, 000 pounds of plastic strmore..


Grenadian entrepreneur wins Caribbean technology competition

“I’m Local, a Grenadian technology company in the travel and tourism industry, has won 1st place in the 2019 Caribbean Technology Entrepreneurship Programme (CTEP) competition.”more..


OECS YES In Action features Tamara Prosper

Tamara Prosper is a Grenadian designer empowering a movement of environmental consciousness through fashion.more..


Regional tourism will suffer from a LIAT closure

For many Caricom countries, LIAT is responsible for transporting the majority of their visitors.more..