May 23rd

This week has been a hard slog, but out in the yard there are puffs of wind, and the lawn is green after several showers that all city dwellers (except the homeless) welcomed joyfully.

May 22nd

There was a time I recall when the Caribbean was one of the most exciting places to visit as a guest; the ambiance was perfect; the people were unspoilt and friendly. The town of Ocho Rios for instance was considered a jewel amongst the islands and the lives of people were refreshed. Competition is always there by sea and air;...

May 22nd

The government recently announced new rates for passport and passport services which will take effect on May 26, 2015. The cost of applying for or renewing an adult passport will jump from $4,500 to $6,500. That is almost a fifty per cent increase and will become another burden for the average Jamaican. In case we have forgotten, the minimum wage...

May 21st

Was the move to increase passport fee with only one week notice a strategic move by PICA.

May 21st

Andrew Holness is a man who seems not to know when he is to speak vs when he ought not to speak.

May 21st

No one likes missing a flight. When you miss your flight to a world preferred destination like Jamaica it can be a major disappointment. On Wednesday one traveler waiting to board a flight to Jamaica from Charlotte disrobed inside an airport  after discovering that his flight to the island had been overbooked. The gentleman whose identity has not been...

May 21st

April 24, 2015
The Jamaican passport is ranked as one of the least valuable travel documents in the Caribbean based on the number of countries which allow its holders visa free travel through their ports of entry.
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May 21st

Another international artiste has offered high praises for Vybz Kartel. Founder member of the Rolling Stones Mick Jagger says imprisoned entertainer Vybz Kartel and Jay-Z are his favourite rappers. According to Jagger, Vybz Kartel’s language is hard to understand but he is ‘mad’ with dance-hall styles. “My favourite  rappers are Vybz Kartel, I like him...

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