2 days ago
In a Thursday statement, financial investigators say the new arrest is the first one to go before Jamaica's courts involving a Canadian victim.
65 days ago
Jamaican officials are hopeful that new legislation will result in convictions for fraudsters behind a multimillion-dollar lottery scam that targets mostly elderly Americans.
73 days ago
Now, off the shores of Jamaica, as well as off Caribbean islands from Bonaire to St. Croix, conservationists are planting fast-growing coral species to try and turn things around by "seeding" reefs.
103 days ago
Jamaican and Japanese officials on Monday launched a pilot project designed to investigate whether rare-earth elements can be commercially extracted from the island's bauxite waste.
108 days ago
"I think this is a very creative commercial which truly taps into the tremendous appeal that brand Jamaica and its hospitable people have globally," McNeill said in a late Tuesday statement.
123 days ago
The government of Jamaica perceives the extraction of the rare-earth elements that are present in Jamaica to be an exciting new opportunity to earn much needed foreign exchange and create jobs.
124 days ago
The finance minister of debt-burdened Jamaica says negotiations to forge a new agreement with the International Monetary Fund are nearly complete.
125 days ago
It was the lowest number of killings in nine years in Jamaica, but authorities acknowledge the island's rate of violent crime is still unacceptably high.
128 days ago
A Jamaican woman apparently fatally stabbed her infant son with a cutlass and then walked to a police station and confessed.
161 days ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- When English teacher Faith Linton proposed translating the Bible into Jamaica's patois tongue in the late 1950s, most people shook their heads.
161 days ago
"I am convinced this will have an impact on Jamaican people in every way - academically, psychologically, spiritually," said Linton, who spoke nothing but patois for the first 12 years of her life.
171 days ago
The worship of Selassie is rooted in Jamaican black nationalist leader Marcus Garvey's 1920s prediction that a "black king shall be crowned" in Africa, ushering in a "day of deliverance."