Jamaica logistics hub inches ahead

Kingston, Jamaica – Jamaica’s long-anticipated logistics hub dream seems to be one step closer to becoming a reality. Designated Free Zone administrator and operator Masada Jamaica Limited has entered a concessionary agreement with lubricant blender Gulfray America’s Manufacturing Limited for development and management of the Spanish Town Free Zone to the tune of US$350 million. […]

Ex-Jamaica, Windies batsman Williams dies

Basil Williams – nicknamed Shotgun. Basil Williams, the former Jamaica and West Indies opening batsman, died last Sunday. He was 65. Williams made his first-class debut for Jamaica in February 1970 and went on to play in 46 matches scoring 2,702 runs with five centuries. He made his Test debut for the West Indies against Australia in […]

Windies lose Test series against Sri Lanka

Basil Williams, the former Jamaica and West Indies opening batsman, died last Sunday. He was 65. Williams made his first-class debut for Jamaica in February 1970 and went on to play in 46 matches scoring 2,702 runs with five centuries. He made his Test debut for the West Indies against Australia in March 1978 at […]

Young designer follows his dream

Young designer follows his dream

By Jasminee Sahoye From Westmoreland, Jamaica, to Toronto, Canada, the journey for Torrence Abebe Crooks has been one of liberating creativity that manifests itself in one-of-a-kind clothing designs. Today, Crooks who arrived in Canada at age four, is putting his creative thinking into fashion design through his label, ABEBE. At the recent WESRO Changing Lives […]

Guyana, Jamaica tops at Windies Pro League

Cricket with Dalchand Bissoon Guyana Jaguars and Jamaica Franchise secured victory in the opening round of the West Indies Cricket Board Professional Cricket League which ended last Monday. Guyana Jaguars defeated Leeward Islands by an inning and 10 runs on the third day at the National Cricket Stadium in Guyana. Guyana scored 343 all out […]

McDonald elected as trustee in Peel

McDonald elected as trustee in Peel

By Jasminee Sahoye “If everyone could see me now I am smiling from ear to ear, I am so humbled yet so excited about this new chapter in my life. I am celebrating today because of the kindness and generosity of so many people.” These words were written by newly elected Peel District School Board […]

White Witch trilogy to be filmed in Jamaica

White Witch trilogy to be filmed in Jamaica

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Arthur Wylie of Global Renaissance Entertainment Group and Michael Rollins, director of Rose Hall Developments Ltd, will partner with the island of Jamaica to produce an epic trilogy of films based on the legend of Annie Palmer – The White Witch Of Rose Hall. Details were announced recently at a press […]

Jamaica’s ex-PM to attend economic forum

Jamaica’s leader of the parliamentary opposition and former prime minister Andrew Holness will headline the Jamaica New Building Society 11th series of the Outlook for the Future meeting at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto on Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. The 2014 theme is The Jamaican Economy: A Vision for Transformation. Building society […]

Jamaica’s ex-PM to attend economic forum

Jamaica’s leader of the parliamentary opposition and former prime minister Andrew Holness will headline the Jamaica New Building Society 11th series of the Outlook for the Future meeting at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto on Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. The 2014 theme is The Jamaican Economy: A Vision for Transformation. Building society […]

Windies pro league schedule set

Windies pro league schedule set

Cricket by Dalchand Bissoon The West Indies Cricket Board last Friday announced the schedule for the inaugural WICB Professional Cricket League which comprises the Regional Four Day Tournament and the Nagico Super 50 Tournament. The Regional Four Day Tournament kicks off on Nov. 14 and runs through March 23, 2015. The six franchise teams will play […]