New US Ambassador-Designate Bridgewater is Announced

The United States new envoy to Jamaica, Ambassador-Designate Pamela Bridgewater has pledged to use her tenure in Kingston to strengthen the historic ties of friendship and cooperation between the United States and Jamaica. Ambassador-, Bridgewater said she is looking forward to working with the government and people of Jamaica in the fulfillment of her duties […]
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Cinderella Would have Enjoyed this Celebration

Just over 800 Jamaicans and friends of Jamaica from the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan attended Saturday nights grand ball to mark Jamaica’s 48th year of Independence at the New York Hilton and Towers Hotel in Manhattan. The event which is a featured calendar event brought the curtains down on a two-week long series of […]
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Want to Hear the Secrets of Economic Recovery? Listen up!

Our economic landscape is trembling under the ominous presence of multiple Goliaths. Debt, unemployment, foreclosure, deflation destructive footprints are quite obvious. Their loud reverberations echo within the noisy nightmares we experience. Is there a David or Davids coming forth? The resounding answer is yes! It is the social entrepreneur. Social what ? your face expresses. […]
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US Embassy’s Open House a Winner!

The Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, D.C., was abuzz with activity over three days as the island’s 48th anniversary of independence took center stage in the United States capital city. Festival songs filled the air amidst a backdrop of videos featuring grand gala events of previous years, which provided a real treat for which everyone […]
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Milestone Event in Jamaica’s Financial Future

In the shadow of the 48th. Independence , Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Finance and Public Service was in Washington DC for a key signing event. He was in DC to sign a consolidation loan that will provide some additional breathing room to support an economic growth game plan for Jamaica. “Private sector investment, earning […]
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Ms. Claire Robinson Reads the WORD for Emancipation Celebration

Member of the Jamaican Diaspora in Washington DC. Ms Claire Robinson reads one of the lessons at a thanksgiving service to mark Jamaica’s 48th year of Independence and 176th year of Emancipation, on Sunday, August 1, at the Dumbarton Chapel, Howard University, Washington D.C. Photo by Derrick Scott, JIS
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Mr. Clifford Chambers Presents the Colors at Emancipation Service

Security Attaché at the Embassy of Jamaica, Clifford Chambers marches to the alter with the Jamaican flag at a thanksgiving service to mark Jamaica’s 48th year of Independence and 176th year of Emancipation, on Sunday, August 1, at the Dumbarton Chapel, Howard University, Washington D.C. Photo by Derrick Scott (JIS)
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Suffragan Bishop of Kingston Delivers a Stiring Sermon

Suffragan Bishop of Kingston, the Rt. Rev. Robert M. Thompson delivers the sermon at a thanksgiving service to mark Jamaica’s 48th year of Independence and 176th year of Emancipation, on Sunday, August 1, at the Dumbarton Chapel, Howard University, Washington D.C. Photo by Derrick Scott (JIS)
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