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Neletha Butterfield Speaks At Event In Jamaica

Neletha Butterfield Speaks At Event In Jamaica

Bermudian Neletha Butterfield served as a guest speaker at this year’s PNP Women’s Movement conference in Jamaica, which had a theme of “Just watch us grow – The Sky is the Limit” and was held on July 15th at the Marcus Garvey Technical High School in St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica. President Jennifer Edwards of the PNP Women’s Movement... Read more of this article

Jamaican Consul General To NY Visits Bermuda

Jamaican Consul General To NY Visits Bermuda

Jamaica’s Consul General to New York, Ms Trudy Deans made her first official visit to Bermuda and was welcomed by Acting Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban during a courtesy call on the Cabinet Office. “Apart from her duties in the United States, Ms Deans is also responsible for the Honorary Jamaican Consulate... Read more of this article

Report: 31-Year-Old Arrested In Montego Bay

Report: 31-Year-Old Arrested In Montego Bay

31-year-old Paulos Francis has been charged with possession of cocaine, dealing in cocaine and attempting to export cocaine, according to a story in the Jamaica Observer. The story said that a 31-year-old Bermudian was “arrested and charged” after he” reportedly attempted to board a flight destined to Belgium” with a suitcase... Read more of this article

Video: Arijahknow Live Wires In Jamaica

Video: Arijahknow Live Wires In Jamaica

Reggae artist Mitchelle “Arijahknow Live Wires” Trott recently performed in Jamaica for a series of Bob Marley 73rd Anniversary Tribute performances. The Bermudian artist performed hits from his album ‘Reggae Highway’ on the grounds of the Bob Marley Museum, and you can enjoy some of his performance in the video below. Related... Read more of this article

Minister Burch’s Trip To Jamaica Cost $1,768

Minister Burch’s Trip To Jamaica Cost $1,768

A trip in December 2017 by Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch to Jamaica for the Caribbean Infrastructure Forum cost $1,768, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from December 11, 2017 – December 12, 2017, and the web page listing said, “The Minister of Public Works travelled... Read more of this article

Premier & Minister Attending Forum In Jamaica

Premier & Minister Attending Forum In Jamaica

Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt and Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch are this weekend traveling to Montego Bay, Jamaica, to participate in the Caribbean Infrastructure Forum hosted by KPMG and CIBC FirstCaribbean. “The forum opens on Monday morning with a welcome from Conference Chairman, Mr. Nigel Holness, Managing Director... Read more of this article

Butterfield Attends Conference In Jamaica

Butterfield Attends Conference In Jamaica

Former Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister Neletha Butterfield recently attended the PNP Women’s Movement 2017 Annual Conference in Kingston, Jamaica to honour former Prime Minister Portia Simpson U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters was the keynote guest speaker, along with other international speakers in attendance to give thanks for the part... Read more of this article

BPS Assisting JCF With Murder Investigation

BPS Assisting JCF With Murder Investigation

The Bermuda Police Service is assisting the Jamaican Constabulary Force with their investigation into the death of 55-year-old Bermudian Ronald Raynor, with the BPS saying that the “circumstances of Mr. Raynor’s death are suspicious and the JCF is dealing with the matter as a murder investigation.”A police spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

BPS Confirm Death Of Bermudian In Jamaica

BPS Confirm Death Of Bermudian In Jamaica

The Bermuda Police have confirmed the death of a Bermudian man in Jamaica “under suspicious circumstances.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of the death of a Bermudian man in Jamaica under suspicious circumstances. “A BPS Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to the deceased’s family... Read more of this article

Minister Baron Meets Jamaica Prime Minister

Minister Baron Meets Jamaica Prime Minister

A commitment to strengthening friendships and strategic relationships were some of the sentiments shared by the Minister of National Security Jeff Baron, when he met Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness at the Jamaican Defence Force’s [JDF] Change of Command ceremony yesterday [Jan 21]. Minister Baron is in Jamaica this weekend representing... Read more of this article

Minister Baron In Jamaica For Official Events

Minister Baron In Jamaica For Official Events

The Minister of National Security Jeff Baron, is currently in Jamaica representing Bermuda at a series of events in the region. Tomorrow, Saturday, January 21, Minister Baron will be attending the funeral of Hazel Dalley in Montego Bay. And on behalf of the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] Minister Baron will deliver a tribute at the funeral honouring Ms.... Read more of this article

JAB To Host Annual Independence Cruise

JAB To Host Annual Independence Cruise

The Jamaican Association of Bermuda’s [JAB] annual Independence Cruise will take place tomorrow night [Sept 10] aboard the Calico Jacks following a rescheduling of the event due to inclement weather on August 26. A spokesperson said, “We invite everyone to come celebrate our 54th year of independence, as well as our historic achievements... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Jamaican Association’s Festival

Photos & Video: Jamaican Association’s Festival

The Jamaican Association of Bermuda [JAB] staged its annual JAB One Love Jerk Festival on June 12 at the Shelly Bay Community Field in Hamilton Parish under the theme “One Love, One Heart, One People.”The festival – an event aiming to spread love, unity, fellowship and camaraderie – was aired live in Jamaica and across the globe via... Read more of this article