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Marella Discovery II's double impact on tourism

Jamaica Observer 30 Nov 2022
Speaking to the Jamaica Observer about the implications of the ship homeporting in Montego Bay, JTB representative and executive director of Jamaica Vacations Limited Joy Roberts explained that passengers on the vessel would fly into Jamaica and stay in a hotel for up to several nights before boarding.

Eight Americans charged for $850,000 drug bust

Jamaica Observer 30 Nov 2022
ST ANN, Jamaica — Eight American cruise ship passengers who were taken into custody after they allegedly tried to leave Jamaica with US$850,000 worth of cocaine on November 9, were convicted of possession of cocaine and attempting to export cocaine when they appeared before the St Ann Parish Court on Tuesday.

Cruise ship passengers convicted in $100m drug bust

The Gleaner 30 Nov 2022
The eight people who tried to smuggle cocaine worth over $100 million out of Jamaica on board a cruise ship have been convicted of drug charges. The seven Americans and one Jamaican, who resides in the United States, pleaded guilty in the St Ann... .

Plie Partners with Debbie Allen's Hot Chocolate Nutcracker: Jamaican dancers to be featured in the family holiday musical

Jamaica Observer 27 Nov 2022
Marisa Benain, founder and artistic director, Plié for the Arts shared company with (from left) Roger Hinds, GM, Mediterranean Shipping Company, Jamaica; Dr Miles Davis, president, Linfield University; and Norman Nixon, former NBA All Star and hubby of Debbie Allen.

Barbados plans to make Tory MP pay reparations for family’s slave past

The Observer 27 Nov 2022
The government of Barbados is considering plans to make a wealthy Conservative MP the first individual to pay reparations for his ancestor’s pivotal role in slavery ... He part-owned at least two slave ships, the Samuel and the Hope. The Drax family also owned a plantation in Jamaica, which they sold in the 19th century ... “The Drax family had slave ships.

SAJ pays tribute to Dr Marshall Hall for his tremendous life and work

Jamaica Observer 23 Nov 2022
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) has extended their condolences to the family and friends of the late Dr Marshall Hall and has paid tribute to his tremendous life and work ... Jamaica Producers stalwart Marshall Hall has died ... of Jamaica and Fyffes Plc.

Sweet Treats from Bacchanal, Xodus

Jamaica Observer 21 Nov 2022
And, after a two-year hiatus due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the highly anticipated event returned in a spectacular way as Xodus Carnival and Bacchanal Jamaica joined forces to show off 18 sections ... Unfortunately, some costumes were modelled incompletely because key parts were not yet cleared by the Jamaica Customs.

First court appearance for accused drug traffickers in $100M bust

The Gleaner 21 Nov 2022
The eight accused drug traffickers who allegedly tried to smuggle cocaine worth more than $100 million out of Jamaica on board a cruise ship earlier this month made their first court appearance today. The seven United States nationals and one... .

Mark Weis, MD

The Mercury 21 Nov 2022
At just twenty-four years old he embarked on a Mission trip for Mercy Ships, where he helped treat and heal children with cleft palates in Jamaica; and witnessed to the people there in Christ name ... Peter McLaren Black ... Memorial contributions may be made to either Boy Scouts of America Konza District or Mercy Ships ... .

Politician’s business, Western Union robbed of more than $1M

Jamaica Observer 20 Nov 2022
ST ANN, Jamaica — A Western Union outlet and a shipping company owned by former government minister Othneil Lawrence, were broken into and robbed in St Ann in the wee hours of Friday morning ... stole cash amounting to $1.6 million before taking the $20,000 from the shipping company.

World’s largest cruise ship to call on Falmouth

Jamaica Star 18 Nov 2022
The impending inaugural visit to Jamaica by the world's largest cruise ship, the 'Wonder of the Seas', has heightened local stakeholders' optimism about the prospect of a positive 2022/23 winter tourist season, especially for cruise shipping.

Three Little Birds: meet the cast of ITV’s incredible new drama in a Stylist exclusive

Stylist 18 Nov 2022
Share this. Series. Under Her Eye ... Inspired by the life-affirming stories of Henry’s mother and all those who have travelled to make Britain their home, Three Little Birds follows fun-loving sisters Leah and Chantrelle, as they – along with their virtuous friend, Hosanna – board a cruise ship from Jamaica bound for an exciting new life in Blighty ... .

Deadly coral disease in Florida and Caribbean may be transported in ship hulls, study finds

Phys Dot Org 17 Nov 2022
A new study suggests that ships may be spreading a deadly coral disease across Florida and the Caribbean ... Stony coral tissue loss disease, or SCTLD, was first observed near Miami in 2014 and has since spread throughout all of Florida's Coral Reef and into the Caribbean, including in waters off Jamaica, St.

Carnival looks to tap more talent at CMU

The Gleaner 14 Nov 2022
WESTERN BUREAU. One of the world’s largest cruise shipping companies, Carnival, says it is hiring some of the most qualified candidates directly from Jamaica’s Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMU). The cruise line launched a partnership with the... .

A mixed bag for GraceKennedy

Jamaica Observer 13 Nov 2022
This according to group's unaudited financials posted on the Jamaica Stock Exchange website ... Latest figures from the Jamaica Tourist Board show that total arrivals were 1.79 million or 150.2 per cent more than the over 719,000 visitors who came to Jamaica by cruise ship and air.

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