Monthly Archives: December 2018

Businesses, customers brace for ‘scandal bag’ ban

Jamaica’s ban on single-use plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam takes effect in less than 24 hours, and businesses are bracing for the impending change.

Jamaican named head of regional organisation

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – A former scientific analyst at the United states-based National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Dr Arlene Laing, has been appointed coordinating director of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Meteorological Organization (CMO).

Jamaican-born professor in US concerned about high crime rate at home

Jamaican-born Associate Professor of Business Administration at the St Thomas University in Miami, Florida, Justin Peart has expressed his grave concern at the high levels of crime that has the land of his birth in a stranglehold.

Two dead after boat capsizes near Lime Cay

Two women have been confirmed dead after the boat in which they were travelling capsized between Port Royal and Lime Cay on Thursday.

Taxi driver killed in St Thomas crash

A taxi driver was killed in a motor vehicle crash in St Thomas on Tuesday night.

Digicel Group CEO Alex Matuschka passes away

Digicel is in mourning today following the sudden death of its Group CEO, Alex Matuschka von Greiffenclau.