Tag Archives: CARIBBEAN

Jamaica Labour Party Government 100+ days in Power

It seems a lot longer than 100 days since Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) leader Andrew Holness was sworn in as Prime Minister – March 3 – after defeating the governing People’s National Party (PNP). Holness has declared innovation,bold and transformation … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Andrew Holness

Andrew Holness must be congratulated for leading his Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) to victory over the losing (governing) People’s National Party (PNP). Holness ran the better campaign. PNP’s campaign was too arrogant and sloppy. JLP went from 21 seats in 2011 … Continue reading

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More FIFA Arrest Hits CONCACAF

Once again Swiss plain clothes police walked into a posh Zurich hotel and arrest 2 FIFA officials on corruption charges on behalf of the US Justice Department. One of the officials arrested today was Alfredo Hawit who is interim president of … Continue reading

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No Mr D.C. – Fight for Slavery Reparations by the Caribbean Must Contiue

David Cameron’s recent visit to Jamaica raised the emotive topic of slavery reparations to levels I have never seen before. For many of us  – whose ancestors went throught slavery and British colonial rule until 1962 – reparations is long … Continue reading

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Cameron Chucks Jamaica a Jailhouse Tease

This week David Cameron left the UN and on his way home nipped into Kingston, Jamaica – for less than 24 hours – and just took the proverbial at the politicial class there. Just looking at Cameron’s body language you … Continue reading

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International Visa-Free League Table: Jamaica Sliding Down

Colombia and Peru will soon have visa-free access to travel to the EU for up to 90 days. According to the Panampost “Presidents Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia and Ollanta Humala of Peru concluded the deal on Wednesday during an ongoing summit … Continue reading

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Giants of the Caribbean: International story the Caribbean media missed last week

Caribbean media has understandably been covering the FIFA scandal in detail as some of the major players are from those shores. Yet there is a story that has gripped Ireland which has had little to nil coverage in the Caribbean. … Continue reading

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