Tagged: Jamaican tourism

Common Sense and Ganja

Common Sense and Ganja

  On his recent visit to Jamaica, US President Barack Obama was asked about the prospects of legalizing marijuana in his country. He said several states were taking that path but he didn’t see...

Protecting Nature’s Precious Gifts in Jamaica

Protecting Nature’s Precious Gifts in Jamaica

Growing up in Jamaica was a privilege for which I will be forever thankful.  There may be more beautiful places on earth but I have never seen any, and – as a lifelong journalist...

Jumpstarting the Core of the Jamaican Economy

Jumpstarting the Core of the Jamaican Economy

The overhang of the Dudus extradition and the shower of bullets from Tivoli Gardens manhunt have inflicted significant collateral damage on the tourist industry. The subsequent travel advisories from North America and England has...

Leveraging Groundhog Day in boosting Jamaica’s Economy

Leveraging Groundhog Day in boosting Jamaica’s Economy

Punxsutawney is a sleepy little town that I would pass through at least twice a year in accompanying my daughters to their camp site in western Pennsylvania. . The quiet of the town on...

Here’s Living Proof That Visitors Are Safe – and Welcome – in Jamaica

Here’s Living Proof That Visitors Are Safe – and Welcome – in Jamaica

In an article in Jamaicans.com last month, I mentioned that my brother Bill and his wife Faye (photo at right) were going to Jamaica for a two-week holiday, and I wondered about their safety....

Vote Now!, Vote Early & Often

Vote Now!, Vote Early & Often

No, I am  not from Chicago, but here is a chance to boast the Jamaican economy. You have seen that Roaming Gnome. He’s trying to decide between Jamaica, Cancun and Hawaii.  You can help...