Tag: Portia Simpson Miller

Has the Jamaican Prime Minister Grown wings?

Has the Jamaican Prime Minister Grown wings?

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Madam Fly Minister, I have heard that you are leaving on the next plane and we don’t know when you’ll be back again. Madam Fly Minister, you should take care with the taxpayers’ purse or should I say the IMF loan funds. In your presentation in Parliament on February 11, 2014 you indicated […]

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Lowering the heat on CARICOM travel and trade

Lowering the heat on CARICOM travel and trade

| December 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Full appreciation is due to Jamaica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, A J Nicholson, for taking the initiative to invite Trinidad and Tobago’s Foreign Minister Winston Dookeran for talks over travel and trade issues that had reached boiling point between the two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries. Equally, Dookeran deserves credit for the level-headed, […]

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Caribbean SMEs growing into emerging markets in 2013…

Caribbean SMEs growing into emerging markets in 2013…

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Caribbean Enterprise Network (CENUK), which currently has an SME Network of over 300 UK Companies which have set their sights on opportunities to grow into emerging markets, such as Africa, while exploring natural B2B opportunities in the Caribbean, cited CENUK’s Spokesman Denis St.Bernard. Caribbean Enterprise Network (CENUK) is a social enterprise focused on helping […]

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Jamaica plays host to high powered trade mission

Jamaica plays host to high powered trade mission

| January 14, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Africa meets the Caribbean trade mission is set to kick off with a bang on Tuesday 22nd January under the theme, “Social Changes: Catalyst for Regional Investment, Growth & Development”. With prime minister, The Hon. Portia Simpson Miller giving the keynote address on “Moving Jamaica to Developed Nation Status by 2030”, this maiden trade […]

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JAMAICA: DYNAMICS OF BEING A REPUBLIC

JAMAICA: DYNAMICS OF BEING A REPUBLIC

| February 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Very interesting comment by Former Prime Minister of Jamaica PJ Patterson stating that he is disappointed with the slow pace of transition from a Monarchical form of government to a Republican form where there is a President and also in having the Caribbean Court of Justice as Jamaica’s Final Court of Appeal again moving away […]

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Bruce Disrespects Portia?!! Political Powerplay in Jamaica

Bruce Disrespects Portia?!! Political Powerplay in Jamaica

| January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Thursday January 5, 2012 the Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller was sworn in as the seventh Prime Minister of Jamaica. A post she had previously held between 2006 and 2007. The ceremony was quite sober and her speech was filled with emotive language that gave an aura of hope and optimism. However, as we know that […]

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Jamaica: The Youths Betrayed Andrew? No Chicken Back!!

Jamaica: The Youths Betrayed Andrew? No Chicken Back!!

| January 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

On December 29, 2011, the people of Jamaica elected the People’s National Party (PNP) to form the next government. This in effect spelt defeat for the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) headed by Andrew Holness.  Therefore his team is now trying to analyze where they went wrong; as the defeat was quite heavy, 41 to […]

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Jamaica: PNP Sails To Election Victory

Jamaica: PNP Sails To Election Victory

| December 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Jamaica’s main opposition party rode a wave of discontent with a bad economy to a big win at the polls on Thursday, in general elections that swept former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller back into office. Despite pre-election surveys predicting a close and hard-fought race, preliminary official results showed Simpson Miller’s People’s National […]

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