The Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) recently announced several passport fee increases that take effect May 26. Following this announcement, many Jamaicans have been flooding passport offices across the island to submit their applications to avoid paying the new fees.
Jamaica is a rather interesting country, with far too many who appear to have very little understanding of how things work in the country and the impact things on their lives.
Ever since the government announced the increase in passport prices, people have rushed to the passport office hoping to get their passport before the price increase takes...
If you are in Kingston, I am recommending that you go along this evening to III (3 Stanton Terrace, Kingston 6) – a regular “plein air” venue for local, foreign and indie films in the city. The film will start at 7:00 p.m. (come early!) Admission is J$500 and drinks and snacks (including chick pea doubles!) will be available.
The problems facing Jamaica today has its roots firmly planted in a poor educational system, that is not producing the level of graduates that can take Jamaica forward.